Any incredibly immersive video game universe can come undone in an instant when a game turns into a crass advertisement for products from the real world.
If a game takes place in a real country, wouldn't it be worth it for the developers to spend a few minutes skimming that country's Wikipedia page?
There are easter eggs and then there are easter eggs that set fire to rival games.
On behalf of all the Suck Monsters out there, here's how and why we keep on playing.
We're not sure what's worse, that some evil geniuses conjured these achievements up, or that people actually completed them.
We spoke to Athene, as well as his friend and right-hand man Dries Leysen, to find out how deep this particular rabbit hole goes.
Some characters and franchises just need a little help from the healing powers of Game Boy.
Video games are great until they're controller-smashingly awful.
If you have the patience, the persistence, and a blatant disregard for the inherent value of your own time, 'Destiny' actually has one of the best stories in gaming.
Video game glitches are pretty much the only reason we still play.
There's a special breed of player who will spend time and effort figuring out new, ridiculous ways of torturing the computer-generated nobodies who inhabit their games.
The fact that gamers complained about the NES Classic Edition but don't seem to mind that we've gotten 13 'Call of Duty's' proves they don't know what they want.
Video games are more frightening than you realize.
It turns out movies have been hiding their weirdest and most interesting work in places nobody ever bothered to check.