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Arthur is mid turn on his motorcycle in a futuristic city in Warframe: 1999

Warframe: 1999’s Ben Starr is proud to be gaming’s class clown

Warframe: 1999 actor Ben Starr talks about his role in the upcoming game, Veep, and his emerging role as gaming's best class clown.
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Meta Quest 3’s newest game feels like psychedelic Fruit Ninja

A ferris wheel rolls near bowling pins in Sparedevil.

I’m obsessed with Steam’s unhinged new ‘bowling shooter’

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NYT Crossword: answers for Thursday, July 25

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NYT Mini Crossword today: puzzle answers for Thursday, July 25

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NYT Strands today: hints, spangram and answers for Thursday, July 25

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NYT Connections: hints and answers for Thursday, July 25

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Wordle Today: Wordle answer and hints for July 25

Joker performing an all-out attack in Persona 5.

Persona 6: release date window, trailers, gameplay, and more

Ghost of Tsushima running on the Asus ROG Ally X.

The ROG Ally X is making it hard to pick up my Steam Deck

The Alienware M18x gaming laptop.

This Alienware gaming laptop with RTX 4090 is $600 off

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You can now try out one of the PS5’s biggest 2024 exclusives for free

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The best free Xbox Series X games

Xbox Series X has an impressive lineup of free-to-play games. From Fortnite and Warframe to Fall Guys and Halo Infinite, here are the best free Series X games.
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Apex Legends sort of reverses its battle pass changes after backlash

Respawn announced that it'll be addressing one of its most controversial changes for the next season, although there's still a lot of room for improvement.
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VR headset deals: Meta Quest bundles and refurbished offers

In recent years, virtual reality has become increasingly popular, with the rise of standalone virtual reality headsets such as the Oculus Go and VR games like Half-Life: Alyx.
Cars fly off and away from a goal explosion in Rocket League.

The best free Nintendo Switch games

We've rounded up the top free-to-play games on Nintendo Switch, from Switch Online exclusives like Tetris 99 and Pac-Man 99 to third-party hits like Fortnite.
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The best free PS5 games

There are plenty of fantastic games you can jump into without spending a dime on the PlayStation 5. These are some of the best free games you can play today.
The Playstation 5 system standing upright.

PlayStation is testing adaptive controller charging in latest beta, but only for certain PS5s

Sony has a surprisingly packed PlayStation 5 beta out tomorrow that will test 3D audio profiles, adaptive controller charging, and more.
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Best games like Connections

One of the harder NYT games, Connections is a great brain teaser. There are more games like it if one per day isn't enough, so check these alternatives out.
A player holds a football in EA Sports College Football 25.

Is College Football 25 cross-platform?

If you're eager to jump into EA's rebranding of its NCAA franchise, you may be wondering if you can play with friends on other platforms. Here's the answer.
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A cult classic horror game is returning from the dead this Halloween

Suda51 is having quite the year, with Shadows of the Damned: Hella Remastered releasing on Halloween, just a month after his Lollipop Chainsaw remake.
Denpa Men run around a town in The New Denpa Men.

This free Nintendo Switch game is messy, but endearingly weird

The New Denpa Men brings a cult series to Switch with endearingly weird results, but the new free-to-play game has some messy caveats.
PlayStation Portal and the switch on a table.

PlayStation needs to embrace Nintendo as its next ally

PlayStation is dipping its toes into releasing its games on Switch, which could be an even bigger move than its PC play.
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I turned my defunct arcade cabinet into a world-class emulator

When my arcade cabinet turned into a brick overnight, I set out on a hardware hack that would teach me the joy of hardware modding.
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When is the next Steam sale?

The best time to buy PC games is during the Steam sales, but when exactly is the next one? We'll let you know how long you have to save up for the next sale.
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Signalis, Slay the Spire publisher lays off staff amid ‘restructuring’

Humble Games, the publisher behind indie hits like Signalis and Unpacking, has laid off a number of workers amid "restructuring" efforts.
The Concord cast eating in a diner.

Best characters in Concord

Concord is the new kid on the block in the hero shooter space. The game has 16 Freegunners to pick from at launch, so let's find out who are the best so far.
HP Omen 45L sitting on a table.

The popular HP Omen gaming PC has a $700 discount today — 34% off!

The HP Omen 45L gaming PC with the Nvidia GeForce RTX 4060 Ti graphics card is an excellent choice for most gamers, especially with the 34% discount from HP.
The two heroes of Assassin's Creed Shadows stand side by side.

Ubisoft responds to Assassin’s Creed Shadows online backlash

Ubisoft released a statement responding to criticisms that it has skewed history with its inclusion of the samurai Yasuke.
A Game Boy sitting on a white background.

The best Game Boy games of all time

Upon the release of the Game Boy in 1989 we learned that games on the go could be great. Here are the 30 best games for the handheld that started it all.
A soldier with a shotgun pointing to shoot in Modern Warfare 3.

Xbox Game Pass is getting its first Call of Duty game

Ahead of Black Ops 6, Xbox Game Pass is adding another Call of Duty game: Modern Warfare 3.
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Is XDefiant cross-platform?

The latest free-to-play shooter from Ubisoft, XDefiant, needs a healthy player base to survive. You should know if it has cross-progression before starting.
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Helldivers 2’s first major update cranks up the difficulty

Helldivers 2's first major update, Escalation of Freedom, brings a bunch of tougher enemy types, a new difficulty, and more environmental hazards.
Zamboni in The Run: Got Next.

The Run: Got Next is a vibrant spiritual successor to NBA Street

The Run: Got Next is a new cel-shaded street basketball game aiming to be a roguelike spiritual successor to NBA Street.

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Giovanni is a writer and video producer focusing on happenings in the video game industry. He has contributed stories to Inverse, Fanbyte, The Inventory, and more. He was previously a segment producer on Polygon’s daily gaming show Speedrun and he currently hosts the Left Trigger Right Trigger podcast. Four Tetris 99 wins, and counting.