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Tears of the Kingdom’s Creators Answer Your Most Urgent Questions

Director Hidemaro Fujibayashi and producer Eiji Aonuma weigh in on Link’s stink, Ultrahand, and getting lost in the world they created.

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Culture and Criticism

The Director of Street Fighter 6 Uncovers Its ‘Modern’ Updates

WIRED sat down with Takayuki Nakayama to discuss the new, more accessible settings and controls that will bring even more players into the iconic series.

How the Sound Team behind Diablo IV Brought Hell to Life

Sound designers have a difficult job to make otherworldly beasts and supernatural vistas seem real to gamers. Luckily, they have pomegranates.

In Tears of the Kingdom, the Depths Are Where the Action Is 

The latest entry in the Zelda series turns its prequel's sandbox into more of a toybox, encouraging you to build, play, and discover.

Chun Li Finally Has an Asian American Voice Actor

Jennie Kwan auditioned for Chun Li years ago. Today, she's bringing the iconic character to life in Street Fighter 6

Gear & Tips

21 Surprising Things Your Nintendo Switch Can Do

Did you just get one of Nintendo's three Switch consoles? Here are some of their best (and most secret) abilities!

The Most Useful PlayStation and Xbox Accessibility Options

It's easier to use your gaming console than you might think.

Reviews and Impressions 

Diablo IV Is a Mind-Melting Bloodbath

Touted as a return to the Diablo franchise's dark origins, this new entry feels fresh but familiar enough to be addictive.

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Is an Evolution

Nintendo's latest was never going to beat Breath of the Wild at its own game, but that's not the point. What it brings to the table is more than enough.

I’m Healing From the Tech Layoffs by Playing Going Under

Playing video games to deal with reality is nothing new, but this game about being an intern in Silicon Valley is perfect if you just need a laugh.

Destiny 2: Lightfall Is Destiny at Its Best—Most of the Time

The game's new mysteries, powers, and stories are exciting and challenging, even if there is some awkward pacing.

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