7 scary games to freak you out on Halloween

Video games might just be the best way to experience horror. It’s not you watching a character in a movie or TV show go into a haunted mansion or hide from a maniacal murderer; it’s you who has to put that ghost to rest or escape the clutches of a serial killer. Here are seven of the latest video games to play for fun, fright-filled nights this Halloween!

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Arms Review: The Sweet Switch Science

I love fighting games. But I’m terrible at them. For all my desire to play a real-time game of chess, in which I predict and counter my opponent’s every move, I still launch into a Shoryuken when I meant to let loose a Hadoken. I am mechanically bad at the genre, so I have enjoyed fighting games only at the margins. Arms changes all of that.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe review: The quintessential Switch game

The Nintendo Switch has had a breakneck first two months. The console hybrid is Nintendo’s fastest-selling system ever; launch-aligned, it’s even overtaken the sensation that was the Wii. Driven by a robust selection of quality titles, the Switch has topped charts worldwide and is continually sold out. But Zelda and Snipperclips aren’t the reasons to buy a Switch right now. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is. Here’s why.

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Persona 5’s developer doesn’t want you doing this — it’s nonsense

50 hours into Persona 5, I’ve been having a great time getting to know its cast of stylish teenage misfits and conquering the twisted psychological palaces of bad adults. It’s just baffling that Atlus, the company behind this JRPG gem, doesn’t want me to share screenshots and video clips of my experience. Not easily, at the very least.

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