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A character makes a decision in Dustborn.

Dustborn’s politically charged action should be on your radar this summer

We got a long look at Dustborn, a stylish adventure game coming this August that's bringing some fierce political commentary.
The hero of Bloodborne stands tall.

Your favorite video game doesn’t need a remake

Samus Aran poses in Metroid Prime 4: Beyond.

I made 5 predictions for June’s gaming showcases. Here’s what I got right

Pagan Min attacks a soldier in Far Cry 4.

3 new PlayStation Plus games to check out this weekend (June 21-23)

Issac stands tall in the Dead Space remake.

Try these 3 Xbox Game Pass horror titles this weekend (June 21-23)

A still from the intro cinematic for Rocket Knight Adventures: Re-Sparked.

These underrated 16-bit classics just got new life on Nintendo Switch

A hobbit chops food in Tales of the Shire.

Tales of the Shire is very serious about second breakfast

A space shooter wraps around a mug in The Plucky Squire.

The Plucky Squire is the Zelda: Link Between Worlds follow-up I’ve been craving

Luigi in Mario & Luigi: Brothership.

I watched this summer’s big gaming showcases. This one was the best

Key art for Valorant on PS5 and Xbox Series X/S.

I’m finally turning into a Valorant fan thanks to its Xbox port

A diorama from Fantasian on iOS.

Nintendo’s stellar Direct proved that you can’t ignore Apple Arcade

Zelda stares at a landscape in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom.

Nintendo just proved me wrong about the Switch

An RPG party stands in a throne room in Dragon Quest 3: HD-2D Remake.

Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake might divide retro and modern RPG fans

Dragon Quest 3 HD-2D Remake will launch this November, and we've already gotten hands-on with it.
An image of the Nintendo Switch - OLED Model Mario Red Edition.

Everything announced at the June 2024 Nintendo Direct

We're doing a live recap of every Nintendo Switch announcement made at the June 2024 Nintendo Direct.
A baby levitates a bottle in Goodnight Universe.

This oddball game about a psychic infant is already winning awards

Goodnight Universe just won a big award at Tribeca Fest, and for good reason. The Before Your Eyes follow-up already has our heads turning.
A screenshot from Harmonium: The Musical.

Harmonium: The Musical embraces the Deaf community to create something special

I played Harmonium: The Musical and spoke to the developers behind this new adventure game that stars a deaf girl and embraces Deaf culture.
A monkey man faces off against a fiery boss in Black Myth: Wukong.

Black Myth: Wukong is a perfect chaser for Stellar Blade fans

Black Myth: Wukong's developers don't exactly see it as a Soulslike. After playing an impressive demo at Summer Game Fest, we can see why.
A baby levitates a bunch of scientists in Goodnight Universe.

You’ll want to wish-list all 7 of these games we saw at Tribeca Fest

At this year's Tribeca Fest, we played games about psychic babies, demonic skateboarders, and dark web Twitch streamers.
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Path of Exile 2 is ready to go head-to-head with Diablo 4

Path of Exile 2's first 30 minutes showed us satisfying combat and deep progression. Here's what we saw during our Summer Game Fest demo.
The observatory in the remake of Riven.

Riven’s upcoming remake is only happening because Cyan can do it justice

Cyan Worlds is remaking its PC puzzle game Riven: The Sequel to Myst. We spoke to the team to learn more about the challenges of modernizing a classic.
Battle Aces' kraken in the cinematic reveal trailer.

Battle Aces does for RTS games what Pokémon Unite did for MOBAs

Battle Aces simplifies mechanics and makes the RTS game genre much more approachable, just like Pokémon Unite did for MOBA games.
Geoff Keighley shows a slide showing the top 10 selling Steam Games of 2024.

Video games are changing, and Summer Game Fest just teased what’s next

Summer Game Fest was full of exciting world premieres, but its most important reveal was teasing the future of video games.
Person flying on green glider toward floating island in cloudy sky

This Miyazaki-inspired survival game lets you heal the environment

Astrolabe Interactive's co-op survival game Aloft builds its gameplay mechanics around an environmental cause.
madden nfl 25 2024 preview

Madden 25 lets you control everything, including contract negotiations

We spoke to Clint Oldenburg, American Football Production director for EA Sports, to talk about how it is putting more control in the hands of players.
Key art for Stalker 2.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 seems like it will be well worth the wait

We've had to wait a long time to go hands-on with S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2, but what I played at Summer Game Fest indicates that it is well worth the wait.
The main character in Phantom Blade Zero

Phantom Blade Zero delivers the action I wanted from Stellar Blade

We went hands-on with Phantom Blade Zero at Summer Game Fest, and the upcoming action game feels like a faster version of Stellar Blade at times.
honor of kings sgf 2024 preview banner

This smash-hit game is finally coming to the U.S., and you should take notice

Honor of Kings already has over 200 million registered players, and now it's about to hit the global market. Here's how the mobile MOBA looks before launch.
Key art for Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus

3 outstanding PS Plus games to play this weekend (June 14-16)

While you wait for all the new PlayStation 5 games announced this month, check out these three standouts on PS Plus this weekend.
Marcus in Gears of War: Ultimate Edition.

After the Xbox Games Showcase, play these Game Pass greats this weekend (June 14-16)

With so many big Xbox games announced last weekend, these Game Pass titles just became must-play refreshers.
One of the rarity characters in Bokeh Game Studio's Slitterhead.

Silent Hill creator’s new game Slitterhead prioritizes action over scares

We got a creepy look at Slitterhead during Summer Game Fest and learned why Silent Hill creator Keiichiro Toyama is prioritizing action over horror.
Emi Kimura shooting robot in Yars Rising

Yars Rising is the comeback an Atari 2600 classic deserves

Yars Rising, Atari's Yars reboot, reimagines the series as a 2D action-adventure platformer. Here's how its environmental puzzles and combat pay off.
An NPC looms tall in Greedfall 2: The Dying World.

GreedFall 2: The Dying World is going full-on Dragon Age: Origins

GreedFall 2: The Dying World is completely shaking up its predecessor with a new combat system inspired by Dragon Age: Origins.
Goku in Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero.

Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero is the anime sandbox of your dreams

With spectacle-filled fights and a Custom Battle mode, Dragon Ball: Sparking! Zero is shaping up to be the ultimate Dragon Ball sandbox.
Key art for New World Aeternum.

New World: Aeternum made a lot of necessary changes to work on console

I played the Xbox version of New World: Aeternum and think Amazon's MMO is shaping up to be just as fun on console.

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