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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is getting a $30 expansion pass. Here’s what it includes

The Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Direct showed off details about the game's story, gameplay details, and upcoming DLC content.
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As Dusk Falls is like Xbox’s own spin on Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

As Dusk Falls' unique presentation and grounded story impress in its first two chapters.
The cast of Lego Brawls stands together in this game's key art.

Lego Brawls pushes the boundaries of what a Smash Bros. clone can be

Lego Brawls feels very different from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and is all the better for it.
The key art for American Arcadia features Trevor, Angela, and the show's evil host.

American Arcadia has all the markings of a future indie darling

American Arcadia mashes up 2D platformers and first-person puzzle games into a memorable indie game experience.
A woman stands outside in a city inImmortality.

I can’t stop thinking about Immortality, 2022’s most ambitious game

After playing Immortality at Tribeca Fest, I'm convinced its a quiet game of the year contender.
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Nightingale studio lead explains the game’s BioWare roots, card system

Inflexion Games' Aaryn Flynn reveals more about Nightingale's realm card system and how cloud gaming, BioWare, and Valheim influenced it.
Jala and Sergio shake hands in Thirsty Suitors.

Thirsty Suitors turns awkward flirting into stylish RPG battles

I played Thirsty Suitors at Tribeca Fest and I'm already smitten by its flirty RPG battles and skateboarding minigames.
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Final Fantasy VII Rebirth and Crisis Core expand the remake universe

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, Crisis Core -Final Fantasy VII- Reunion, and more were shown during Square Enix's latest Final Fantasy VII livestream.
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Dragon’s Dogma 2 is in development at Capcom

Capcom confirmed Dragon's Dogma 2 during a ten-year anniversary livestream for the series.
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Overwatch 2 is going free-to-play. Here’s why

Overwatch 2's Director and Commercial Lead explain the Blizzard game's switch to free-to-play.
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Here’s how you can play Summer Game Fest demos on Xbox this month

Xbox is bringing Summer Game Fest home with more than 30 demos from the event.
Jotaro Kujo stands before a battle in JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R.

JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R improves an already great fighting game

JoJo's Bizarre Adventure All-Star Battle R is a gorgeous remaster of a great fighting game.
Promo art for Atari Mania shows an animal on a horse.

Atari Mania is WarioWare, but with iconic Atari classics

Atari Mania is a new minigame collection that takes inspiration from Nintendo's WarioWare series.
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A Plague Tale: Requiem is an ideal introduction for series newcomers

We played a chapter of A Plague Tale: Requiem, which successfully polishes its predecessors' rough edges.
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How TMNT: Shredder’s Revenge unites the real and fictional NYC

To create a fitting version of NYC for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Shredders Revenge, Tribute Games had to fuse cartoons and reality.
A row of computers show a puzzle in Escape Academy.

9 show-stealing games we played at Summer Game Fest

As part of this year's Summer Game Fest, we played nine indie games that you don't want to miss.
Sonic stares at a landscape in Sonic Frontiers.

Sonic Frontiers will kick off the “third generation” of Sonic games

Sonic Frontiers producer Takashi Iizuka says that the open-zone format is here to stay, for now.
Fall Guys parodies Halo's believe trailer.

Everything announced at Xbox Games Showcase Extended

This is what we learned about Xbox Game Studios and Bethesda's upcoming PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S titles during Xbox Games Showcase Extended.
A player stands in Metro City's Times Square equivalent in Street Fighter 6 World Tour.

Street Fighter 6 director reveals World Tour mode’s true purpose

World Tour in Street Fighter 6 is Capcom's secret weapon to get people to fall in love with fighting games.
Ethan Winter's daughter Rosemary sits sadly on a bus in Resident Evil Village Shadow of Rose.

Resident Evil Village DLC, Exoprimal, and more headline Capcom Showcase

We learned about Resident Evil Village DLC Shadows of Rose and more during June 2022's Capcom showcase.
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Xbox’s 2022 lineup feels as desolate as it did in 2017

Following the Xbox and Bethesda Games Showcase, Xbox's 2022 lineup is reminiscent of its lackluster slate of games in 2017.
A car rendered in beautiful detail in Forza Motorsport for Xbox Series X.

Microsoft is building toward a spectacular 2023 for Xbox

2023 might be the best year for Xbox ever if Microsoft can consistently deliver on its promises.
Briar slams down on the ground with her sword in Soulstice.

Soulstice gives PlatinumGames some intense competition

Fans of fast-paced action games from studios like PlatinumGames should keep an eye on Reply Game Studios' Soulstice.
Sonic grinds on a rail in Sonic Frontiers.

Sonic Frontiers is one of the weirdest games I’ve ever played

I played 30 minutes of Sonic Frontiers at Summer Game Fest and I sincerely can not tell you if it is a revelation or a disaster.
A character stands below a ship in Starfield.

Blockbuster Starfield trailer shows off ship combat, 1,000 explorable planets

The new Starfield trailer shows gameplay, character customization, ship creation, and how big the game actually is with over 100 solar systems to explore.
Joker from Persona 5 Royal.

These three Persona classics are headed to Xbox and PC

Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden, and Persona 5 Royal will all come to Xbox and PC within the next 12 months.
Sam Bridges gives a peace sign in Death Stranding: Director's Cut.

Hideo Kojima’s next game is coming to Xbox. Here’s what it might be

After much speculation and an all-too-obvious leak cover-up, Kojima's newest game is formally unveiled.
Junker Queen holding a shotgun and axe in Overwatch 2.

Overwatch 2 is coming this year and it’ll be free-to-play

At long last Overwatch has a confirmed release date along with a free-to-play launch confirmation.
Promo art for the vampire shooter Redfall.

Redfall gets its first gameplay trailer and it’s a blast

Redfall got more shine at Xbox's Games Showcase, including a release window for 2022.
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Hollow Knight: Silksong will launch on Xbox Game Pass

Hollow Knight: Silksong will be coming to Xbox platforms and will be available to play on Xbox Game Pass.
A screen capture from the Redfall gameplay reveal.

Everything announced at Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022

These are all of the reveals and announcements that we saw during Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase 2022.

Street Fighter 6 does everything it needs to as Capcom’s next grand fighting game

Street Fighter 6 lives up to the standard it needs to meet as the next mainline Street Fighter game.
F1 cars round a corner in F1 22.

F1 22 in VR is the ultimate dad power fantasy

I went hands on with F1 22 in VR at Summer Game Fest, which had me daydreaming about a home racing cockpit.
Four characters stand together in Glitch Busters: Stuck on You.

Glitch Busters: Stuck on You feels like a long-lost Nintendo 64 co-op game

Based on a demo at Summer Game Fest, Glitch Busters is shaping up to be a weird and wonderful four-player co-op game.