Cian Maher

Cian Maher is a writer from Dublin, Ireland, with bylines at The Guardian, The Washington Post, The Verge, Vice, Wired, Polygon, Eurogamer, Gamespot, and IGN.

One night in Cologne

How 'Metal: Hellsinger' forged an unholy alliance between gamers and metalheads

As part of Gamescom 2022, an epic concert for 'Metal: Hellsinger' raised hype for the upcoming rhythmic shooter. Matt Heafy and David Goldfarb reveal how they pulled it off.

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The Viking Issue

Remembering Hnefatafl, the 1,000-year-old Viking board game murdered by chess

“It was the most prominent board game in Northern Europe for hundreds of years, so however it was played, it was engaging.”

The Inverse Interview

10 years later, Legend of Korra is still “polarizing” TV — and it’s never mattered more

In an exclusive interview, Janet Varney talks about becoming Korra, the power of Korrasami, and what’s next for Avatar Studios.

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