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The limited edition transparent Analogue Pocket handhelds.

These transparent Analogue Pockets will take you back to the good old days

Analogue has unveiled seven new transparent limited edition Analogue Pocket handhelds to will be available for preorder soon.
Bayonetta holds a magical device in Bayonetta 3.

Bayonetta director Hideki Kamiya is leaving PlatinumGames next month

Bayonetta series director and PlatinumGames co-founder Hideki Kamiya will leave the acclaimed studio in October.
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Play Xbox Game Pass’ weirdest game before it leaves on September 30

Xbox Game Pass is losing some gems on September 30, including this weird and wild Western.
A black Xbox Series X and controller against a black background.

Leaked Xbox controller could fix the most underwhelming thing about the Series X

The recent Xbox leaked revealed several pieces of unannounced hardware, but Series X's possible new controller stands out the most.
Art of Unity

Unity backtracks on its controversial Runtime Fee plan following backlash

Unity is making changes to its upcoming Runtime Fee policy so it's less aggressive toward smaller developers and games already in development.
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Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition is about to clear its final hurdle

In a positive development for Microsoft, the U.K. is now open to approving its Activision Blizzard acquisition.
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Tom Clancy’s The Division 3 is in development under new executive producer

Ubisoft and Massive Entertainment announced their intention to make Tom Clancy's The Division 3.
An ominous red portal opens up in a field in the Mortal Kombat 1 trailer.

Mortal Kombat 1 already teased a sequel. Here are 5 key takeaways from the ending

Mortal Kombat 1's story mode and Tower endings leave five key conflicts ripe fori expansion in a sequel.
Ichiban fights a guy with a machete in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth will kick off a crowded 2024 for RPG lovers

Sega confirmed the release date for Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth, and it's a bit earlier in 2024 than expected.
Xbox Series X on a table.

Xbox’s Phil Spencer responds to blockbuster leak: ‘So much has changed’

Head of Xbox Phil Spencer finally responded to the Xbox massive, self-inflicted leak, claiming a lot has changed since the documents in it were made.
Smoke and Cyrax in Mortal Kombat 1

Mortal Kombat 1 review: a morbidly fun fighter with one fatal flaw

Mortal Kombat 1 is NetherRealm's most refined fighting game yet, though its story and Invasions mode are a let down.
The Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld sits on a stack of comics.

Xbox has no plans to make its own handheld system, per leaked documents

Leaked documents show that Xbox has no plans to make its own Nintendo Switch or Steam Deck rival, noting that handhelds are "not in scope."
Xbox's logo used during the Extended Games Showcase

Every blockbuster reveal from the Xbox leak: new consoles, Bethesda games, and more

An unprecedented leak just revealed Xbox's plans for the next several years, which include new consoles, controllers, and unrevealed Bethesda games.
Key art for Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story.

Get an exclusive new look at Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story

We have an exclusive new trailer for Song of Nunu: A League of Legends Story, along with new insight into Riot Forge's spinoff strategy.
Venom in Marvel's Spider-Man 2.

Everything announced at the September 2023 State of Play

Here's every PS5 and PSVR2 announcement made during the September 2023 State of Play, including Final Fantasy VII Rebirth.
Art for Nemesis in hades 2.

We finally know when Hades II will enter early access

Supergiant Games finally gave us a better idea of when we'll be able to play the early access version of Hades 2.
Three cars racing in Horizon Chase 2.

Horizon Chase 2 expertly channels the fun of classic arcade racers

Apple Arcade racer Horizon Chase 2 is now on PC and Nintendo Switch, and Digital Trends had a lot of fun playing it ahead of its surprise launch.
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Riot Forge explains why Bandle Tale is a perfect fit for its developer

Riot Forge announced Bandle Tale: A League of Legends Story and exclusively told Digital Trends why it partnered with the developer of Punch Club for the game.
Princess Peach with a parasol in Super Mario RPG.

Everything announced at the September 2023 Nintendo Direct

This is a live recap of everything announced during the September 2023 Nintendo Direct.
Key art for Mortal Kombat 1 shows Liu Kang.

Mortal Kombat 1’s story mode shares strengths and weaknesses with superhero movies

Mortal Kombat 1's story mode is an action-film romp that feels a lot like a Marvel movie, for better and for worse.
Key art for the September 2023 State of Play.

State of Play September 2023: How to watch and what to expect

This is everything you must know before tuning into the next PlayStation 5 and PSVR2-focused State of Play on September 14.
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You don’t need an Xbox Series X to play Starfield. Here’s how

Starfield isn't just locked to Xbox Series X/S. These are some of the other ways you can play Microsoft's big new exclusive without a new console.
A ship lands on a planet in Starfield.

Nvidia DLSS support for Starfield teased alongside stability-improving update

Starfield's first update focuses on improving stability, but Bethesda Game Studios teased that future updates will add Nvidia DLSS support and more.
Deathloop main characters

PS Plus adds lots of great RPGs in September, but loses a former PS5 exclusive

PS Plus Premium and Extra will soon be losing Deathloop, but they are gaining lots of great RPGs from Japanese developers.
Detective Pikachu and a Slowpoke wearing a cowboy hat.

Every summer 2023 gaming showcase: full schedule of live streams

With E3 canceled, it was a busy summer. Here's a full list of every video game showcase that happened in its place.
Mario. Peach, Mallow, Bowser, and Geno find one of the Seven Stars in Super Mario RPG.

Nintendo Direct September 2023: how to watch and what to expect

This is everything you need to know before tuning into the September 2023 Nintendo Direct.
The Unity logo that accompanied the Runtime Fee announcement.

Unity clarifies what types of game installs count toward its new Runtime Fee

Unity clarified what counts as a game install with its new Unity Runtime Fee program to Digital Trends.
Leon and Ashley in the Resident Evil 4 remake.

iPhone 15 Pro can natively run the latest Resident Evil and Assassin’s Creed games

Assassin's Creed Mirage, Resident Evil 4, and Resident Evil Village will all run natively on iPhone 15 Pro thanks to the A17 Pro chip.
Art of Unity

Game developers are furious over Unity’s new runtime fees

A new Unity Runtime Fee could spell disaster for indie developers using the popular game engine.
Zane fights enemies in Borderlands 3.

Embracer Group may sell Borderlands studio Gearbox Entertainment

Borderlands and Remnant publisher Gearbox Entertainment may no longer be a subsidiary of Embracer Group soon, according to new reports.
An astronaut stands on the moon in Starfield.

Starfield gets the most mileage out of an overused sci-fi trend

A recent trend in sci-fi storytelling is already starting to feel overused, but Starfield understands how to use that concept to make its story more impactful.
A ship lands on a planet in Starfield.

Starfield is a success. What does that mean for the future of Xbox?

Starfield is already a hit for Microsoft, but Xbox's new challenge will come from following up on it consistently.
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Starfield’s ending explained: What are Starborn and The Unity?

If Starfield's sci-fi ending left you confused, here's a handy recap of all of its biggest story beats.
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Rebuild your own nostalgia with this detailed Xbox 360 toy set

Want to relive your Xbox 360 glory days? You can rebuild those memories with this impressive new Mega set.