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

Nintendo's June Direct featured two exciting announcements that proved Apple Arcade is a better value than you think.
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How long is Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree?

Elden Ring's new Shadow of the Erdtree expansion features a lot of content to delve into. Here's how long it's likely to take you to see all of it.
Profile shot of Samus in the first Metroid Prime 4 Beyond trailer.

All upcoming Switch games: 2024, 2025, and beyond

The Nintendo Switch is home to a superb library of games, and more are on the way. In this roundup, we'll dive into the best upcoming Switch games.
Zelda stares at a landscape in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom.

Nintendo just proved me wrong about the Switch

After a 2024 filled with remakes and niche oddities, Nintendo just showed us that it's serious about sending the Switch off in style.
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From horror to cozy: Xbox adds more games to its June Game Pass lineup

Xbox announced the latest slate of games hitting Game Pass this month, including a hew horror game and a cozy adventure.
Pads on the bottom of the Ryzen 9 7950X.

AMD vs. Intel: a turning point in this fierce rivalry

With AMD's Ryzen 9000 and Intel's Arrow Lake on the way, we need to take a look at where the rivalry between Intel and AMD stands.
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Nintendo is going mature with new Switch Online collection

Nintendo announced that it's releasing its first mature collection for its Switch Online + Expansion Pack and it includes two action-packed classics.
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Metroid Prime 4: Beyond’s stunning first trailer was worth the wait

Metroid Prime 4: Beyond has finally gotten a gameplay trailer revealing its villain and 2025 release window.
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Super Mario Party Jamboree is the series’ biggest game yet

Nintendo wasn't kidding when it said Super Mario Party Jamboree was the biggest in the series. It will have 110 minigames and a 20-person co-op mode.
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Wii classic Donkey Kong Country Returns gets an HD remaster

An HD remaster of Donkey Kong Country Returns is coming, combining the original Wii and 3DS levels into one package.
Zelda running from a purple void

The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom gives Zelda her starring role

Zelda is finally getting her starring role in The Legend of Zelda: Echoes of Wisdom this September.
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.

S.T.A.L.K.E.R 2: Heart of Chornobyl: release date predictions, trailers, gameplay

Stalker 2: Heart of Chornobyl is coming sometime in 2023. Here's what you need to know about the release date, gameplay trailer, multiplayer, and preorders.
Mario and Luigi high fiving each other with stars surrounding them.

A brand new Mario & Luigi game is coming and it looks gorgeous

Mario and Luigi are making a comeback on Switch in Mario & Luigi: Brothership, launching this November.
The hero of Fantasian runs.

The best RPG you’ve never played is coming to Nintendo Switch

Fantasian, Apple Arcade's finest RPG, will finally make its way to consoles and PC this year.
Hello Kitty bakes food in a cafe in Hello Kitty: Island Adventure.

Apple Arcade’s most popular game is coming to PlayStation, Switch, and PC

Apple Arcade hit Hello Kitty: Adventure Island is coming to more players in 2025, with Switch, PC, and PlayStation ports planned.
The golden Erdtree in Shadow of the Erdtree.

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree review: triumphant DLC feels like a sequel

Elden Ring: Shadow of the Erdtree is packed with so much content that it makes returning to Elden Ring a worthwhile visit, even two years later.
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 conversation in Life by You.

The Sims competitor Life by You canceled before entering early access

Paradox Interactive canceled its upcoming life-sim game Life by You weeks after indefinitely delaying its early access launch.
A player character in third person looking out over a snowy planet in Starfield

Bethesda’s Todd Howard responds to Starfield paid mods controversy

Todd Howard responded to the backlash around a recent paid mods Starfield release, bringing back old concerns over the practice.
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Best gaming PC deals: Lenovo Legion, ASUS ROG, Acer Predator

We've gathered our favorite gaming PC deals for you to browse, and if you're interested in any of them, make the purchase immediately before the savings end.
David Harbour and Jodie Comer in Alone in the Dark.

Alone in the Dark developer shut down after disappointing sales

Embracer Group has shut down Pieces Interactive, which recently worked on this year's Alone in the Dark remake.
Mercy in her rose gold outfit. Her hair is strawberry blonde with pink tips and her outfit is different shades of pink.

Overwatch 2’s packed Season 11 update brings new map, legendary skins

Blizzard announced Overwatch 2's Season 11 on Monday, and it will bring a new push map, a new type of skin, and more to the free-to-play hero shooter.
Luigi with the Poltergust 5000.

Nintendo Direct June 2024: How to watch and what to expect

Nintendo's big June Direct is finally happening tomorrow, June 18. Here's everything you need to know about it so you don't miss a second.
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.
The cover art for A Quiet Place. There's a person at the top in black and white holding a finger to their lips. Below them is a red empty street.

A Quiet Place is getting even bigger with a video game out this year

Saber Interactive is publishing A Quiet Place: The Road Ahead, a single-player horror game due out later this year.
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 police shootout in GTA 5.

The best GTA 5 roleplay servers

GTA 5 online can be a chaotic mess in normal lobbies, but role-playing servers are different. These are the ones you want to join to feel immersed in the role.
People riding a T-Rex in Ark 2.

Ark 2: release date speculation, platforms, trailers, gameplay, and more

Seeing Vin Diesel riding on the back of a T-Rex might be enough to sell most people, but for anyone who needs info, here's everything we know about Ark 2.
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.
Michael from Grand Theft Auto V.

All Rockstar video games: full list of developed and published games

Rockstar is known for GTA, but that's only the tip of the iceberg for this team. Here are all the games it has made, and a ranking of the best of the best.

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.