‘Super Mario Party’ like it’s 1999

Incorporating great features from previous titles was right move, even if some not-so-great features made it in


New Spider-Man game captures Tom Holland film performance, beauty of New York City

Insomniac Games gets job done with Marvel classic


‘Westworld’ second season expected to include more sci-fi components, bring reality into question yet again

First season of cowboy robots, talented actors can predict success in upcoming episodes


Get back to your childhood with ‘Mad Libs’ spinoff ‘Synopsis’

While still feeling like 'Mad Libs' at its core, allows players extra creativity


Refreshing sound, beautifully paced show of AJR enthused fans at Majestic

Personable approach to music more than enough to give audience reason to wait outside Wisconsin 'spring' weather


Choppy seas, rough launch won’t delay success of ‘Sea of Thieves’

Game brings fun to crews of all sizes with simple, fun quests


‘Far Cry 5’ visually compelling, details lacking wholesome experience

Ubisoft's newest installment of series keeps gamers going, for now


Madison’s own ‘The Primary’ offers fun, drama-free take on politics for game night

Despite minor game-mechanics issues, Madison local, Matt Quock, created simplistic, highly repayable game while still in its early stages


Hidden Gems: ‘Catan’ is worth discovering, sacrificing midterm grades to play

Past expansions, recent expansions keep 'Catan' relevant for new, old gamers alike


Fun and Games: Easy to pick up, easy to play, “Fluxx” offers fun for all players

More you play, greater challenge while still simple for beginners