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Hulk Hogan and Andre the Giant face off in WWE 2K24.

WWE 2K24 lets you recreate Wrestlemania’s most iconic matches this March

WWE 2K24 will celebrate 40 years of Wrestlemania this March with cover stars Cody Rhodes, Bianca Belair, and Rhea Ripley.
Lev blasts monsters with a shotgun in The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered.

The difference between The Last of Us and God of War’s roguelike modes is night and day

When it comes to roguelike modes, there's a night-and-day difference between The Last of Us Part II's No Return and God of War Ragnarok: Valhalla.
A man wears an Apple Vision Pro headset.

I love everything about the Apple Vision Pro — except wearing it

We went into our Apple Vision Pro demo skeptical, but a jaw-dropping tech demo turned us into cautious believers.
A house burns in The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered.

The Last of Us Part 2 almost had a very different ending, according to Remastered commentary

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered's new commentary track reveals some juicy tidbits about the game's original iterations, including a radically different ending.
Lev draws a bow in The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered.

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered turns the original game into a cruel punch line

The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered is a mistitled, ill-timed double-dip that fails to comprehend its own message and is filled with head-scratching extras.
Party members prepare for an attack in Persona 3 Reload.

Persona 3 Reload tries to balance the series’ light and dark sides

After playing an hour of Persona 3 Reload, we have a better sense of how Atlus is lightening up one of its darkest games.
A whale opens its mouth in Nobody Saves the World.

Don’t forget to grab this absurdly fun game on PS Plus this month

PlayStation owners can get three great games with their PS Plus subscription this month, and one of those is a must download.
AI-generated NPCs sit at a bar.

Generative video game AI took center stage at CES — and it was a total mess

CES 2024 ushered in a new era of generative AI in video games, but a string of messy announcements didn't paint the tech in the best light.
Nvidia CEO delivering a keynote at Computex.

Nvidia clarifies how it is training its generative game AI following data concerns

Following speculation about how Nvidia is training AI characters in its Ace microservice, the company now says its only using data it has the rights to.
A car drives near a red pipe in Pacific Drive.

I wasn’t expecting Pacific Drive to scare the living daylights out of me

We took Pacific Drive for one last spin before its February release date and it hit us with some surprise scares.
AI-generated NPCs sit at a bar.

Ubisoft, Tencent will begin using Nvidia’s AI-generated NPC tools

Nvidia Ace, a tool capable of creating AI-generated NPCs, is expanding -- and major companies like Ubisoft and Tencent are signed on as partners.
Chai points a finger gun at a robot in Hi-Fi Rush.

An Xbox game could be coming to Switch. Here are the most likely candidates

A rumor indicates that an Xbox exclusive game could be Switch bound. Let's break down the most likely suspects.
A person plays a game on the Apple Vision Pro.

Apple Vision Pro is getting three ‘spatial games’ including Fruit Ninja

After staying quite on gaming's role in the Vision Pro, Apple announced three exclusive titles coming to the platform as spatial games.
A Nintendo DS sits on a table with a few game boxes.

I was burnt out on video games until I dusted off my Nintendo DS

A hectic 2023 left me with serious video game burnout. The only cure? Taking a trip back to the Nintendo DS era.
Two Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth heroes perform a tag team attack.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth will make you cry tears of laughter and sorrow

Whether its tears of laughter or sorrow, Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth doesn't seem like it'll leave a dry eye in the house based on what we've played so far.
Jim Ryan talks about PlayStation on stage at CES 2023.

All the gaming news you should (and shouldn’t) expect from CES 2024

CES 2024 is right around the corner, but this year's show is a black box for video game enthusiasts. Here's what to expect from the tech expo.
An image of the Nintendo Switch - OLED Model Mario Red Edition.

We came up with the worst possible names for the next Nintendo Switch

With a Switch successor rumored for 2024, what should Nintendo name its upcoming console? We came up with some downright terrible names it should never use.
Humans jump over a gap in Humanity.

The Steam Winter Sale ends tomorrow, so don’t miss this fantastic bundle

The Steam Winter Sale ends tomorrow, so you still have time to splurge on this excellent game bundle.
Pit shoots a bow.

6 Nintendo series that still haven’t made an appearance on the Switch

While most of Nintendo's biggest franchises have gotten new games on Switch, there's a handful of heavy hitters still waiting for their moment.
Cloud and Sephiroth fighting.

Our 4 biggest predictions for what gaming will look like in 2024

Nintendo Switch 2? An Xbox comeback? Here's where we think is in store for gaming fans in 2024.
The Xbox Series X and PS5

2023 gaming report card: how did PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo score?

After a long 12 months filled with games and industry shake-ups, we're handing Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo their final grades for 2023.
Eevee sits on a tree stump in Pokemon Concierge.

Netflix’s adorable new Pokémon show will warm your heart

Netflix's adorable Pokémon Concierge miniseries gets what makes the long-running franchise so special.
A zombie crawls toward a player on a boardwalk in Dead Island 2.

We predicted gaming’s 2023 future last December. Here’s what we got right

We made four bold predictions last December about where gaming was heading in 2023. Here's what we got right (and one thing we got very wrong).
Cloud rides a Chocobo in Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.

Our most anticipated video games of 2024: Final Fantasy, Hellblade 2, and more

From Final Fantasy VII Rebirth to Hellblade 2, these are the games we can't wait to play in 2024.
A Nintendo GameCube sits on a table with Luigi's Mansion.

Unwrapping our favorite holiday gaming memories: GameCube, Pokémon, and more

This Christmas, we asked the Digital Trends gaming team to share the stories of the most formative video game holiday gifts they've ever received.
A screenshot of Red Dead Redemption running on Nintendo Switch.

Red Dead Redemption on Switch is already discounted in holiday sale

If you were hoping to snag Red Dead Redemption on Switch, you can get it and other titles at a discount in Nintendo's holiday sale.
A character slashes enemies in Asgard's Wrath 2.

VR gaming lost me in 2023, and then totally won me back

I was almost done with VR gaming in 2023, but an incredible end-of-year comeback has made me more excited about the tech than ever.
A screenshot from Mike Tyson's Punch-out shows Mike Tyson challenging players.

The year’s best sports documentary is about Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out

A two-hour video about the history of Mike Tyson's Punch-Out and its speedrunning scene is the best sports documentary of the year.
The Kinmoku SHark sits on a table in Videoverse.

My favorite game of 2023 is a secret Twitter eulogy

While 2023 was full of huge games, no game was more on the pulse of current events than the oddly prophetic Videoverse.
A complex puzzle appears in Viewfinder.

Puzzle games ruled 2023. It’s time we showed them the respect they deserve

Puzzle games ruled 2023, delivering some of the year's most inventive experiences. And it's high time for the genre to get the respect it deserves.
A character dashes towards a robotic creature in Trinity Fusion.

If you love Dead Cells, you need to try this sci-fi roguelike next

Trinity Fusion is a sci-fi roguelike that fans of Dead Cells (and Metroid) will want to check out.
A player battles a four-legged beast in Asgard's Wrath 2.

Asgard’s Wrath 2 is a grand finale and new beginning for VR gaming

With the impressive Asgard's Wrath 2, Meta proves that VR games can be just as enormous and content rich as anything else.
Link stands behind text that says Best Switch Games 2023.

Our favorite Switch games of 2023: Tears of the Kingdom, Mario, and much more

2023 may have been the best year for the Nintendo Switch yet. Here were our favorite Nintendo games from a star-studded year.
Sargon wields a sword in Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown.

Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is big enough to justify its price tag

We played a few hours of Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, and its way bigger than we expected.