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A Turtle Beach Stealth Pro headset is worn by a man.

Turtle Beach Stealth Pro review: high-end gaming headset brings the noise

Turtle Beach delivers a top-tier gaming headset with its pricey, but impressive Stealth Pro.
Two beasts battle a monster named Undyin in Cassette Beasts.

Cassette Beasts shows the challenges of iterating on Pokémon perfection

Cassette Beasts stands out from other monster-catching games with its unique style, but its battle system will have you hunting for a strategy guide.
Link fights a Construct with a fused weapon in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

I’m already crafting spectacular chaos in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

In just 70 minutes with The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, I brought chaos to Hyrule by crafting some truly ridiculous vehicles.
A Steam Deck, Asus ROG Ally, and Nintendo Switch OLED sit on a table.

After trying the Asus ROG Ally, I’m ready to ditch my Steam Deck

Based on our hands-on time with the Asus ROG Ally, the Steam Deck has its first real competitor. And it'll be a hard one to beat.
Monkeys shake their maracas in Samba de Amigo: Party Central.

Samba de Amigo: Party Central soundtrack includes Carly Rae Jepsen, Miley Cyrus, and more

Samba de Amigo: Party Central is bringing out some heavy hitters for its soundtrack, including pop stars like Carly Rae Jepsen and Miley Cyrus.
A crime scene appears in The Portopia Serial Murder Case.

Square Enix’s free AI game isn’t selling me on the tech’s power

Square Enix released a free tech demo of how AI can be used in games, but the showcase isn't inspiring confidence in players so far.
Raz runs on a colorful stage in Psychonauts 2.

7 excellent game deals you can’t miss during Steam’s Xbox publisher sale

Major Xbox exclusives are currently on sale via Steam, with can't miss deals as low as $5.
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Before Tears of the Kingdom, you need to play Zelda’s most underrated game

You might be planning to revisit Breath of the Wild before Tears of the Kingdom, but don't forget another crucial chapter in Link's story.
A stick figure fishes off a pier in Shadows Over Loathing.

Take a quick break from Octopath Traveler 2 with this absurd Switch RPG

Shadows Over Loathing got a surprise Nintendo Switch port this week, just in time to butt into my long Octopath Traveler 2 playthrough.
A character grinds through a fiery pipe in Teslagrad 2.

Teslagrad 2 review: magnetic sequel trades puzzles for Sonic speed

Ten years after its predecessor, Teslagrad 2 delivers a much faster-paced puzzle platformer that plays like an electrified spin on Sonic.
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KarmaZoo turns Super Mario Bros. into a chaotic 10-player 2D platformer

Imagine Super Mario Bros. but with 10 players platforming together at once. That's the idea behind co-op oddity KarmaZoo.
Aloy flies past the Hollywood sign in Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores.

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores review: Aloy gets a Hollywood ending

Horizon Forbidden West: Burning Shores doesn't make the most of its LA setting, but the DLC is still an important chapter in Aloy's journey.
A masked man with a gun stands in front of a hotel in OTXO.

This stylish shooter is the perfect John Wick: Chapter 4 chaser

OTXO turns Hotline Miami into a stylish roguelike that'll make you feel like John Wick.
Dead Island 2.

Dead Island 2 review: gory zombie sequel is all blood, no brains

Dead Island 2 misses a good chance to deliver sharp-witted social satire, but at least its zombie-slaying combat is bloody fun.
Deadshot, Harley Quinn, King Shark, and Captain Boomerang in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League.

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League delayed nine months, moving it to 2024

Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League will no longer launch next month, with a major delay moving it to next year.
A character wields blue magic in Immortals of Aveum.

Immortals of Aveum applies Call of Duty’s action to a magic shooter

Immortals of Aveum is a first-person magic shooter that takes some surprising cues from Call of Duty.
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You can sit in a Porsche (gaming) chair every day for $2,500

Porsche and Recaro have come together to create am luxurious (and very expensive) gaming chair.
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Tron: Identity review: this great Tron game isn’t what you’re expecting

Tron: Identity might not be the Tron game you're expecting, but this gripping visual novel is the best use of the IP in a very long time.
Mega Man blasts an enemy in Mega Man Battle Network.

Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection is a must-own postmortem

Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection is a must-own compilation that lets fans perform an autopsy on a defunct series.
Mario and Peach walk through a mushroom field in The Super Mario Bros. Movie.

The Super Mario Bros. Movie looks like the games, but their spirit is missing

The Super Mario Bros. Movie perfectly captures the look of a Mario game, but its tone doesn't quite line up.
The player sails to a far off island in Tchia.

6 bite-sized open-world games to play before The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

Can't wait for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom? Kill some time with these bite-sized open-world games.
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You can get Dying Light: Enhanced Edition for free this weekend

Spend your Easter weekend slaying zombies by grabbing Dying Light: Enhanced Edition for free on PC.
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5 game adaptations that could build a Super Mario Bros. Cinematic Universe

If The Super Mario Bros. Movie is going to open the door for a new kind of MCU, these 5 Mario games and spinoffs should get a big-screen treatment.
Kratos fights an end game boss in God of War Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok’s new free update is bigger than expected

God of War Ragnarok just got a free New Game+ update, but it includes a lot more than the new mode.
Mickey Mouse races in Disney Speedstorm.

Disney Speedstorm is a fast and furious kart racer buried under live-service hooks

There's a lot to love in the Mario Kart-like Disney Speedstorm, but its glut of live-service hooks has us worried.
An Xbox Remix Special controller sits in front of an Earthy background.

Xbox’s Earth Day controller is made from recycled water jugs and CDs

Xbox's latest controller is an environmentally conscious accessory made up of recycled Xbox One controllers, water jugs, CDs, and more.
Zoe and Kaito stand side-by-side in Road 96: Mile 0.

Road 96: Mile 0 shows the pitfalls of ‘choose your adventure’ politics

Road 96: Mile 0 wants players to challenge their political beliefs, but its authoritarian boogeymen are too vague to be nuanced.
Jedi Cal Kestis.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor brings balance back to an unstable universe

After playing over three hours of Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, I think it might just be the Chosen One
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Is Resident Evil 4’s Leon S. Kennedy Italian? An investigation

A long-standing urban legend claims Resident Evil 4's Leon S. Kennedy is an Italian immigrant. We went down way too large a rabbit hole to find the truth.
Link fights a Construct with a fused weapon in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom doubles down on breakable weapons — and I’m thrilled

Yes, your weapons will still break in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom ... and that's a great decision.
Three characters shoot at a boss in Remnant 2.

I tried 3 of Remnant 2’s classes and already have a clear favorite

We tried out three of Remnant 2's new character archetypes and we have a clear favorite: the machine-gun-toting Handler and their canine pal.
A warrior stands in an Umbral hallway in Lords of the Fallen.

Why Lords of the Fallen could be the ‘John Wick of Soulslikes’

We got to see Lords of the Fallen in action at GDC, and it's more forgiving than your average Soulslike and still absolutely brutal.
Key art for The Lamplighters Leaguer shows three spies storming a crypt.

The Lamplighters League is a pulp spy movie turned into a clever tactics game

The Lamplighters League turns a pulpy 1930s spy movie into a tactical RPG, and it's a natural fit based on what we've played so far.
Resident Evil 5's heroes stand back to back.

Hey Capcom, let’s not do a Resident Evil 5 remake next

While the new version of Resident Evil 4 is already a massive success, Capcom shouldn't bother with a Resident Evil 5 remake.