video games

10 Years Later: The Social Importance of ‘Grand Theft Auto IV’

You never forget your first job. I was leaving my cousin’s place when my phone…

Examining ‘Far Cry 5’s Cult of Christian Caricatures

Caricatures are exaggerations. They tell you more about the artist’s eye than what the subject…

How ‘Tomb Raider’ Took Lara Croft From Pixel Porn to Hardcore Hero

Friday’s Tomb Raider reboot is the best video game movie ever created. Sure, that’s the…

PSA: Now You Can Take Out Your Anxiety the Beyonce Way

If Beyonce swinging her baseball bat, nicknamed Hot Sauce, in the music video for “Hold…

Pokémon Go Is Already Threatening to Pass Twitter in Active Users

Pokémon Go—we’re guessing you’ve heard of it— was released less than a week ago and…

Fox Cancels ‘The Mindy Project’ But Hulu Might Pick Up the Series

After three seasons and 67 episodes, Fox has canceled Mindy Kaling’s sitcom. However, fans may…

Let Google Feud Remind You That the Internet Is a Sad Place

Google Feud is a game that launched last week and quickly went viral, because this…

You Literally Only Get One Life In This Video Game

There’s a new video game in development called Upsilon Circuit that has a few interesting…

Cool Kickstarter Alert: ‘That Dragon, Cancer’

Ryan Green is a video game developer out in Loveland, Colorado who is getting a…

GamerGate Continues to Be About Misogyny, Despite Its Best Efforts

If you’re a gamer or geek in any capacity, you know Felicia Day. The actress…

OK, So, What Is GamerGate?

Over the past few weeks, you may have heard rumblings (or participated directly) in the…

There’s a Forrest Gump Video Game and It’s Terrible

Like video games? Like Forrest Gump? Well, then you’re in the target market for this…

Why Did Assassin’s Creed Pull Its Female Characters?

This week at Microsoft’s annual E3 gaming summit, video game titan Ubisoft released the trailer…

Candy Crush Says It’s Worth $7.6 Billion. We Live in Strange Times.

Candy Crush, as you may have heard, is a ninety-nine cent game about candy. The…

Courageous Gamer Fends Off Girlfriend’s Ex-Husband With a Zelda Sword

In what might be the dorkiest brave move in recent memory, Texas man and Legend…

Just In Time for Christmas: Super Nintendo Cartridge Soap Bars

This Christmas is proving a bountiful time for gamers. Yesterday, we got news that the…

The Maker of the ‘Left Behind’ Video Game Charged With Fraud Most Foul

Nicolas Cage’s Left Behind reboot soldiers on to the wonder and delight of of all,…

Tim Burton-esque Pokemon Will Get You to the End of Your Work Week

Artist Vaughn Pinpin has set out to redraw each of the Pokemon in the style…

I Was Addicted to Video Games, Pt. 2

Jordan Ekeroth concludes his article for RELEVANT about being addicted to video games and what he learned from the experience.

I Was Addicted to Video Games, Pt. 1

Jordan Ekeroth writes a column for RELEVANT about his compulsion to play video games and how it changed his relationships with people and with God.

The Greatest Story Ever Played

Jordan Ekeroth writes about the power of story, and how modern video games are using it for good.

The Gospel of Video Games

Jordan Ekeroth writes about the tension Christians feel toward video games—either to dismiss them or over-spiritualize them—and how artists can move past that.

The Wasted Potential of Video Game Violence

Drew Dixon writes about how video games waste the power of violence and how it can be better used as an art form.

Uncloaking Assassin’s Creed

Jett Farrell-Vega writes about the Assassin’s Creed series and the difficult questions it can raise about the Christian faith.

The Real World Lessons of Portal

Drew Dixon writes a column for RELEVANT about the new sequel to Portal and what video games can teach us about real life.

Redeeming Video Games

Johnmark Smith writes a blog for RELEVANT about how he learned to admit his addiction to video games—and how God redeemed them.