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John Wick loads his gun in John Wick: Chapter 4.

I saw John Wick: Chapter 4 and I couldn’t stop thinking about this one scene

John Wick: Chapter 4 includes some of the most impressive action sequences ever. However, there's one scene that stands above the rest.
Shauna carries a tray of meat into a cabin in Yellowjackets season 2 episode 1.

Yellowjackets season 2 episode 1’s shocking ending, explained

Keanu Reeves walks toward the camera in John Wick: Chapter 4.

Shay Hatten on the secret to writing John Wick: Chapter 4

Leon and Ashley in the Resident Evil 4 remake.

Resident Evil 4 remake vastly improves the original’s most annoying room

A plaza in Escape Academy.

Escape Academy’s competitive escape room mode is the Mario Kart of puzzle games

iPhone 14 Pro Max with an iOS 16.4 icon next to it.

12 iOS 16.4 features that are about to make your iPhone even better

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Miasma Chronicles’ critical hits might be the deadliest of any video game

Link waving in Wind Waker HD.

Before the Wii U eShop closes, pick up the best Zelda remaster ever

Leon fights off a parasite in Resident Evil 4's remake.

6 things you need to know before starting Resident Evil 4

The back of the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, showing the camera lenses.

Our honest thoughts on the Galaxy S23 Ultra’s 200MP camera

A custom car built drives around Lego 2K Drive.

Lego 2K Drive melds the best parts of kart racers and Forza Horizon

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Layers of Fear radically reshapes two psychological horror classics

An iPhone 14 sitting on a wood desk.

9 Apple products we’re expecting in 2023: iPhone 15, M2 Mac Pro, and more

Although we've already seen some Apple gadgets in 2023, more are on the way! From iPhones to Macs, here's everything we're still expecting this year.
A person holding the Redmi Note 12 Pro+.

You should pay attention to this cheap, colorful phone with a 200MP camera

The headline feature of the Xiaomi Redmi Note 12 Pro+ is its 200MP camera, but the price promises to be more Galaxy A54 than Galaxy S23 Ultra.
El Paso, Elsewhere's main character leans on the hood of a car.

El Paso, Elsewhere pays tribute to Max Payne with style and substance

El Paso Elsewhere turns Max Payne into a vampire-filled neo-noir, and there’s a lot of substance under all that style.
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Ra Ra Boom looks to fix the beat ‘em up genre’s biggest problem

Ra Ra Boom bends all the rules of the beat ‘em up genre to create a side-scrolling brawler that feels like Marvel vs Capcom.
Desktop background on the Alienware 34 QD-OLED.

I love my OLED gaming monitor, but I feel like it’s gaslighting me

The Alienware 34 QD-OLED is still the best gaming monitor you can buy, and I'm happy I bought one. But the constant reminders of OLED burn-in are fatiguing.
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Pick up these Nintendo games you can only get on Wii U and 3DS

From Star Fox Zero to Tomodachi Life, these are some Nintendo-published Wii U and 3DS games to pick up before the eShops close.
Grogu sits inside his Jedi pod in The Mandalorian season 3 episode 4.

The return of Jar Jar Binks? 5 questions we have after The Mandalorian season 3 episode 4

Here are 5 questions we have after this week's revelatory episode of The Mandalorian, which is streaming now on Disney+.
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Crash Team Rumble isn’t what you’re expecting, and that makes it a total blast

After playing a few rounds of Crash Team Rumble at GDC, we’re absolutely sold on this surprising Crash Bandicoot multiplayer game.
Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 GPU.

Nvidia’s outrageous pricing strategy is exactly why we need AMD and Intel

Nvidia is the leader of the pack in the discrete GPU market, but it's time that AMD and Intel tried to give it a run for its money.
Key art for Storyteller shows a book full of characters.

This charming indie turns storytelling into a clever puzzle game

Storyteller is 2023's most charming game yet, turning classic fairytales into clever logic puzzles.
Diablo IV characters stand in a cathedral.

Diablo IV’s always-online play threatens an otherwise killer time

Diablo IV's enjoyable open beta is held back by underwhelming MMO elements.
A screen capture from the Redfall gameplay reveal.

Redfall isn’t just a fun vampire shooter. It’s a takedown of the ultra-rich

Redfall creative director Harvey Smith tells us how Arkane's vampire shooter takes aim at society's true bloodsuckers.
The Galaxy Watch 5 Pro showing a colorful watch face.

Samsung Galaxy Watch 6: the 6 things that would make it amazing

We expect Samsung to drop the Galaxy Watch 6 later this year. Here are the 6 things Samsung can do to make the smartwatch irresistible.
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SteamWorld Build is a city-builder that goes four layers deep

We’re digging SteamWorld Build’s multi-layered city-building after playing a slice of it at GDC.
Key art for Dr Fetus' Mean Meat Machine.

Super Meat Boy’s puzzle game spinoff already has me cursing its creators

After playing only a few levels of Dr. Fetus’ Mean Meat Machine, I was already swearing at the new Super Meat Boy puzzle spinoff.
Google Bard responses on a screen.

Google Bard avoids the critical flaws of Bing Chat

Google Bard is finally in the hands of the public, and its focused responses help it avoid the critical errors Bing Chat launched with.
The Google Nest Hub Max.

Why you should be using Google Home Routines

Wondering if setting up Google Home Routines is worth the trouble? It is! Here's what they can do for you and how to get started.
Ellie and Joel look sweetly at each other in The Last of Us.

The Last of Us season 1 episodes, ranked

The Last of Us ended its first season on a high note; each of its nine episodes earned considerable acclaim, although some are undoubtedly better than others.
Mina the Hollower stands in front of a castle in key art.

Mina the Hollower is a pixel-perfect homage to Zelda: Link’s Awakening

If you love Game Boy Zelda classics like Link’s Awakening, you’re going to love Mina the Hollower.
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Genesis Electrified GV70 first drive review: a killer high-end EV with one flaw

The Genesis Electrified GV70 takes the much loved GV70 crossover and slaps a battery and electric powertrain in it. Is that the right strategy?
A room appears in both color and black and white in Viewfinder.

This jaw-dropping puzzler just became my most anticipated game of 2023

Based on a hands-on demo we played at GDC, Viewfinder might just be 2023’s most jaw-dropping game.
Justice League character shot.

Most popular DCEU movies, ranked by box-office gross

As the DC Extended Universe nears its end, now is a good time to rank the most popular movies in this cinematic universe.