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Pokémon Legends: Arceus promo imaage featuring two trainers and their parties looking out towards a mountain.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus deserves DLC before Scarlet and Violet

While Pokémon Scarlet and Violet are undoubtedly Game Freak's focus, Pokémon Legends: Arceus could use some extra content first.
Side view of Ellie from The Last of Us Part I.

These are the best PS5 game Black Friday deals to shop today

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10 video games that would make great movies

Kirby appears as a big round ball in Kirby's Dream Buffet.

7 video game characters who deserve a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon

A user dresses up their character in Miitomo.

We already had the perfect Twitter alternative. It was Nintendo’s Miitomo

Two Spartans side by side in Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

young woman playing video games on a PC

Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Grave shooting his guns in Gungrave GORE.

Gungrave G.O.R.E director wants to bring PS2 simplicity back to modern gaming

A player battles Krubis in Light on Life.

High on Life takes surprising design cues from Metroid Prime

Spider-Man using his spider sense in his Midnight Suns outfit.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns draws inspiration from Persona, Fire Emblem, and Heroclix

A comparison of a finisher move in Spider-Man Miles Morales.

The one setting that deflates playing Spider-Man Miles Morales on PC

Character calling in killstreak in Warzone 2.0.

The 7 biggest differences between Call of Duty: Warzone and Warzone 2.0

A character prepares to brush their teeth with a baseball bat in What the Bat?

What the Bat? is a sweet coming of age story (about having baseball bats for hands)

Ever wondered what it would be like to have baseball bats for hands? You now have your answer thanks to VR title What the Bat?
Dr. Strange, Iron Man, and Scarlet Witch defend and Sanctum Santorum in Marvel's Midnight Suns.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns’ deck-building is better than you think

The card-based strategy gameplay of Marvel's Midnight Suns is easy to understand and full of strategic depth.
The Hafgufa flies away in God of War Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok shares a key strength with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Some of God of War Ragnarok's best moments are hidden in entirely optional sidequests that you might sail past.
A boat in Pentiment

To make every choice matter, Pentiment rewrote the rules of narrative RPGs

In Pentiment, every choice you make has a history-shaping impact. Senior Producer Alec Frey explains how a 14-person team accomplished that feat.
A woman plays Vampire Survivors on a Steam Deck.

Indie games still struggle to win recognition at The Game Awards

Independent games picked up some key Game Awards nominations this year, but big budget spectacle still proves to be a winning formula.
Characters running in Modern Warfare II.

8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II weapons you should level up before Warzone 2.0

You'll want to have a list of weapons leveled up as soon as you begin Warzone 2.0. These are the 8 best Modern Warfare II weapons you should focus on.
Xbox Series X

You need to start using these 5 hidden Xbox Series X features

If you're looking to customize your Xbox Series X, you need to check out these five useful features.

God of War Ragnarok has much healthier things to say about parenting

God of War Ragnarok demonstrates not how to be a good dad, but a good communicator.
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If you love game history, you need to try Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration's detailed Interactive Timelines are a must for future game collections.
Kratos looks at the Leviathan Axe.

Every action game should take notes from God of War Ragnarok’s skill tree

God of War Ragnarok incentivizes players to use more moves thanks to an ingenious decision that more action games could use.
An Among Us imposter stands next to a dead body in Among Us VR.

Among Us VR is the best (and least practical) version of the multiplayer hit

It turns out that Among Us is even more tense (and much funnier) in VR.
Venom affects a Marvel Snap playng field.

I can’t stop pranking my opponents in Marvel Snap

A lot of games have made me laugh this year, but few bring me as much joy as Marvel Snap has thanks to its gleeful trolling potential.
Kratos and Atreus sail on water in God of War Ragnarok.

These God of War Ragnarok settings made my playthrough much better

God of War Ragnarok has an impressive suite of accessibility options, some of which just make the game better.
Three characters at Airport in Call of Duty: Warzone.

How the Call of Duty: Warzone community transformed a gimmick into an institution

A rocky launch in 2020 could have made Call of Duty: Warzone a short-lived multiplayer gimmick. Then content creators stepped in.
The Callisto Protocol monster

Don’t lock in your ‘game of the year’ list yet. 2022 is far from over

Gamers have already decided that it's Elden Ring vs. God of War Ragnarok for 2022's game of the year, but there's still a lot still to come.
An image of the Summoner's Cup trophy from the League of Legends World Championships.

Where to watch the League of Legends 2022 World Championship

Want to see who wins the 2022 League of Legends World Tournament Final? Digital Trends will let you know where to watch the event and when it happens.
A Sega Genesis Mini 2 and its controller sit on a bookshelf.

The bizarre Sega Genesis Mini 2 is my new favorite retro console

If you love bizarre video game history, the Sega Genesis Mini 2's eclectic collection of games makes it a must-own retro device.
Playstation VR2 headset on a PlayStation-themed wallpaper.

Is PlayStation VR2 worth $550? There’s a good case for and against it

There are strong arguments both for and against the PlayStation VR2's $550 price tag, but it may not be as high as you think.
Venom affects a Marvel Snap playng field.

Marvel Snap’s simplicity is its ultimate superpower

Marvel Snap is a mobile sensation, and that's thanks to its elegant design that's perfect for casual superhero fans and hardcore deck-building buffs.
Slient Hill 4's protagonist looking to a heavily chainlocked door.

I used to be too scared to play horror games. Then I saw the light

When it comes to video games, few genres can transport you to another (horrifying) world quite like a great horror game.
An angry Wiggler ambushes the heroes from behind in Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope.

The best video games of October 2022: Mario, Bayonetta, and more

From Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope to New Tales from the Borderlands, don't miss out on these great games from October 2022.
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 gaming with keyboard and mouse.

I used the Galaxy Z Fold 4 to relive my old PC gaming memories

The Galaxy Z Fold 4 is a fantastic Android phone. And with a few accessories, you can also turn it into a surprisingly great gaming PC.

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