Amanda Farough

Amanda was a Gaming Editor at Mic. She writes about the game industry, culture, and any strategy game she can get her hands on.

The PS4 5.00 Update Beta includes new family options, better streaming features and more

‘D&D Beyond’: The possibilities of building roleplaying-game communities over long distances

GeekGirlCon 2017 Controversy: Tensions boil over and leads key organization staff members to quit

PlayStation Network and Xbox Live have a porn bot spam problem

‘Long Dark’ Tips: Beginners guide to get water, find shelter and stay warm

‘Persona’ Dancing: ‘Persona 3: Dancing Moon Night,’ ‘Persona 5: Dancing Star Night’ coming in 2018

‘Shinobi Refle: Senran Kagura’: This Switch dating sim looks just as creepy as we thought it’d be

Gaming Twitter created its own version of “F*ck Marry Kill” — and we can’t get enough

‘Splatoon 2’ Motion Controls vs. Stick: Don’t choose — use both

‘The World Ends With You’ 10th Anniversary: Square Enix’s game is still an incredible experience

‘Civ 6’ Nubia: Amanitore is the game’s first black female leader in 12 years (maybe forever)

‘Destiny 2’ The Farm Secrets: What you might have missed in the new social space during the beta

‘Splatoon 2’ Ticket Locations: How to purchase Crusty Sean’s food truck snacks


‘Splatoon 2’ Ranking System: How competitive play works


‘Dissidia Final Fantasy NT’ Closed Beta Release Date: Sign-ups open with new gameplay trailer reveal


Video Games for Kids: 3 child-friendly titles parents can enjoy with their family


‘Overwatch’ Fan Art: D.Va, Tracer and 13 other characters reimagined in 1950s retro style


Jinx joins Hot Topic’s geeky sartorial crew for gamer lifestyle clothing — exclusive first look


My 5-year-old has learned more from playing video games than from watching ‘Sesame Street’


‘Super Smash Bros.’ Fanart: ‘Smash’ fighters have been reimagined as bears and it’s pretty glorious