Gaming Features

Cloud readying his sword in Final Fantasy VII Remake.

‘A New World’ Concert Intimately Celebrates Final Fantasy Music

A New World: Intimate Music From Final Fantasy is a live celebration of Final Fantasy music played by a smaller chamber ensemble.

March 27, 2023 | 12:00 EDT

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Taking Your Time: What I Learned Spending a Year Playing Persona 5 Royal

I spent a year playing Persona 5 Royal in real time. I learned many lessons along the way of my Persona 5 Royal playthrough, like valuing time.

March 21, 2023 | 01:00 EDT

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Project MBR Interview: Lunar, Grandia, & Gungriffon Veteran Yoichi Miyaji Discusses New Mecha Game

TechRaptor interviews Sieg Games CEO Yoichi Miyaji about the upcoming multiplayer mecha game Project MBR, currently on Kickstarter.

March 15, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

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Best Bachelorettes in My Time at Sandrock

We count down and rank the best bachelorettes in My Time at Sandrock. Do you agree with our rankings? Let us know who's your favorite!

March 11, 2023 | 12:00 EST

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The Best Bachelors in My Time at Sandrock

We've got our list of the best bachelors in My Time at Sandrock. Where did your favorites rank on the list? From worst to best, we've got them all!

March 11, 2023 | 11:30 EST

Microsoft Flight Simulator Antonov an-225 Interview

Microsoft Flight Simulator Antonov An-225 Interview: the Revival of the "Mriya" & More

Microsoft released the Antonov An-225 for Microsoft Flight Simulator, and TechRaptor interviewed Jorg Neumann and Antonov crew members about it.

March 8, 2023 | 10:00 EST

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Every Professor Layton Game Ranked

Every Professor Layton game ranked, in anticipation of the upcoming release of Professor Layton and the New World of Steam!

March 7, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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The Most Unique Versions of Pikachu

Everyone knows what Pikachu looks like, but the Mouse Pokémon likes to shake things up sometimes with new looks. These are the best versions of Pikachu.

February 28, 2023 | 01:00 EST

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A Brief History of Digital Magic: The Gathering Games

The digital history of Magic: The Gathering is full of struggles and successes, and they were all necessary to get to where Arena is today.

February 27, 2023 | 12:00 EST

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Terra Nil Paints a Hopeful Picture for the Future

Terra Nil is an upcoming "reverse" city builder that shows a harsh reality, but it gives players the chance to build toward a better future.

February 23, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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We Asked the New ChatGPT-Powered Bing AI to Review a Game & The AI Went Down a Crazy Rabbit Hole

Wondering about the future of gaming journalism, we asked the new ChatGPT-powered Bing AI to review a niche game, and the results were interesting.

February 21, 2023 | 11:09 EST

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Key Art of Protagonists Riding Koraidon and Miraidon

Replay, Revise & Reinvent: How Pokémon Nuzlockers Adapt to New Releases

The changes made to recent Pokemon titles has presented challenges to Pokemon Nuzlockers, but they've been more than up to the task.

February 10, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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N64-Inspired Cavern of Dreams Aims to 'Stand Alongside' the Classics

To learn more about Bynine Studio's process, read on and discover how the 3D platformer Cavern of Dreams came to be.

February 2, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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Darktide’s Loading Screens Are the Best Part of It

If you've never gotten Warhammer 40,000, the biting satire of Darktide might help you finally click with it.

January 18, 2023 | 11:00 EST

Promotional image from HBO's The Last of Us with Joel and Ellie on the front

How Does HBO's The Last of Us Episode 1 Adapt the Game?

With the debut of HBO's The Last of Us Episode 1, let's dig into the differences and similarities between this adaptation and the game.

January 17, 2023 | 03:10 EST

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How Stardew Valley Could Have Impacted Story of Seasons

Stardew Valley may have impacted the biggest farming/life sims more than you may realize.

January 14, 2023 | 12:00 EST

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Exploring the Protestant Reformation and History in Pentiment

Pentiment has deep roots in history and portrays it in a particularly enlightening fashion. We talked with Obsidian's Josh Sawyer to learn more.

January 9, 2023 | 12:30 EST

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10 Speedruns You Have to See at AGDQ 2023

AGDQ 2023 is upon us, so we've highlighted some of the major runs you should check out, from classic speedruns to multiplayer and TAS runs.

January 6, 2023 | 11:00 EST

Hestu in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild doing a dance.

The Underappreciated Achievements in the Breath of the Wild Soundtrack

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild soundtrack is brain-meltingly impressive, and its musical genius never quite gets the recognition it deserves.

December 28, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Close up of Legacy characters Minsc and Jaheira from Baldur's Gate 3's Official Launuch Month Trailer

Who Are Minsc And Jaheira In Baldur's Gate 3?

Baldur's Gate 3's launch month trailer revealed the return of legacy characters Minsc and Jaheira. If you're asking "Who?" then this article is for you.

December 23, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Kratos and Tyr clasping hands with the God of War: The Official Cookbook of the Nine Realms cover art in the background

What the Ending of God of War Ragnarok Means for the God of War Cookbook 

Over the years, video games have expanded beyond software; now players can experience their favorite games by collecting figurines, vinyl soundtracks, and even official Lego® models. Perhaps one of the more interesting real-world collectibles, however, are video game cookbooks, like the recently released God of War cookbook. 

December 15, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Forspoken Devs: Ella Balinska 'Resonated With the Character'

We chatted with the developers behind Square Enix's Forspoken, talking about main character Frey, magic parkour, and the world of Athia.

December 12, 2022 | 09:05 EST

Class archetypes lined up and benefitting from the Sets of Skills mod

Sets of Skills Mod Gives Skyrim Some Class

There are lots of Skyrim class mods, but the Sets of Skills mod shines by adding character classes that work well alongside Skyrim's leveling design.

December 11, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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5 Gaming Charities Worth Supporting

Vetting and choosing a gaming charity to support can be hard, so we did it for you.

December 7, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Sindri’s Story Perfectly Embodies God of War Ragnarok’s Major Themes

God of War Ragnarok's story is full of great character writing. Sindri stands out in particular as the perfect example for many of the game's major themes.

December 2, 2022 | 12:00 EST

A screenshot of Misaki from Mahokenshi

Mahokenshi's Misaki Brings The Fire

Mahokenshi's fourth and final character, Misaki, brings more long range magical might to the deckbuilding turn-based strategy game.

November 30, 2022 | 03:11 EST

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Destiny The Exotic Collection Volume 1 Is A Visual Treat

Have you wanted to get a better look at the unique weapon designs made for Destiny 2? Destiny The Exotic Collection Volume 1 is here.

November 24, 2022 | 11:00 EST

God of War Ragnarok Freya Danielle Bisutti Interview

Danielle Bisutti’s Life Lessons from God of War Ragnarok

We talked to Danielle Bisutti about Freya, the character she portrays in the God of War series, and the many life lessons found in God of War Ragnarok.

November 22, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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Taking a Deep Dive into the Origins of Ocean Drive Studio

Lost Eidolons is Ocean Drive Studio's first game. To learn more about the studio behind this title, we wanted to see how it all started.

November 22, 2022 | 11:00 EST

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To Get Uncle Ben in Marvel Snap, Second Dinner Broke Rules

Marvel Snap has an Uncle Ben card. It's great, it's wonderful, it's hilarious, and I got to speak to some designers on why.

November 21, 2022 | 12:00 EST

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How Jackbox Games Helped Me Combat Loneliness During Lockdown

During lockdown, the Jackbox Party Box games helped me stay connected and combat loneliness. Have trouble getting with friends? Play a Jackbox game!

November 18, 2022 | 11:00 EST

Promotional artwork for the hero Sota from Mahokenshi

Mahokenshi's Sota Showcases Ninja Tactics

Mahokenshi's newest character, Sota, introduces new tactical ninja combat and traversal to the deck-building turn-based strategy game.

October 31, 2022 | 09:00 EDT

The Village in Resident Evil 4 remake

Everything We Noticed in the New Resident Evil 4 Remake Trailer

The answer to "Will there be a Resident Evil 4 remake?" has long been answered. Check out everything we noticed in the new Resident Evil 4 remake trailer.

October 24, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Exploring the World of Fakemon

The Fakemon community is a unique and passionate subculture in the Pokemon fandom, full of creativity and designs that hope to mimic the beloved franchise.

October 14, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Where Can I Play Silent Hill This October?

Where can I play Silent Hill games this October? Wondering, "Can I play Silent Hill on PS4?" or want to play original Silent Hill games? We have answers.

October 10, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

James Sunderland looking at himself in the mirror in Silent Hill 2

Why the Silent Hill Soundtrack Deserves Much More Credit

Compared to its horror franchise contemporaries, the Silent Hill soundtrack easily stands out as in how well it captures the feeling of the series.

October 7, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Jack Black Surprise at NYCC Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Reveal

Jack Black crashed the Super Mario Bros. Movie trailer reveal at New York Comic Con. The new Mario trailer is our first look at Illumination's project.

October 6, 2022 | 05:34 EDT

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunners Brilliantly Uses Elements From the Game

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners and Cyberpunk 2077 have a lot in common, showing just how faithful the anime is to the source material.

September 15, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Stray Gods Faces Unique Challenges as a First of Its Kind: A Roleplaying Musical

We learned a lot about how Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical came together after a chat with David Gaider at PAX West 2022.

September 12, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

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The 13 Best Games We Saw at PAX West 2022

There was a lot to see this year, with a ton of great games. We whittled down our list as best we could to give you our 13 best games of PAX West 2022.

September 9, 2022 | 01:00 EDT

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Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman Talk Humor and Bringing Monkey Island Forward 30 Years

Original Monkey Island creators Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman talk with us about the series' humor and bringing it forward 30 years in an interview from PAX West.

September 8, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Kenny the gun shooting at enemies in High on Life

Justin Roiland Has High Hopes for High on Life

High on Life the next big IP to come out of Squanch Games, and studio CEO Justin Roiland has high hopes -- including potential High on Life DLC.

September 7, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Cyberpunk: Edgerunner Has Anime of the Year Potential

Cyberpunk: Edgerunners is releasing later this month, and we got a special preview of the first two episodes.

September 5, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Brilliance In Level Design: 25 Years of Goldeneye's Exotic Locales

Celebrate the brilliance in level design of GoldenEye's exotic locales. We look back on and dissect the GoldenEye level design.

August 29, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

The Key Art for Pentiment with main character Andreas hunched over an easle

Pentiment Promises Murder, Mystery, and Art History

We had a chance to hear from Josh Sawyer and Hannah Kennedy about Obsidian Entertainment's upcoming historical adventure game Pentiment.

August 24, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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The Best Legend of Zelda Games

The best Legend of Zelda games experiment and tackle new grounds for the industry. These are the essential titles in the series you need to play.

August 19, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Bugs Bunny and Harley Quinn as they appear in the platform fighting game MultiVersus

MultiVersus Tier List - Best and Worst Characters

Playing your favorite character is not always the best option as some are better than others. That's why you should rely on this MultiVersus tier list.

August 18, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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The Best Super Mario Games

The iconic red plumber have taken us everywhere, from another galaxy to New Donk City. Here are the best Super Mario games you can play right now.

August 12, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Best Platformers on Xbox Game Pass

The Best Platformers on Xbox Game Pass

Great platforming games like Psychonauts 2 and Ori and the Blind Forest are available on Xbox Game Pass. Here is what else you can find as some of the best platformers on Xbox Game Pass.

August 11, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Ranking All the Fire Emblem Avatars

There are seven Fire Emblem Avatars throughout the series, like Byleth and Robin. So we ranked them from across the years.

August 8, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Best Fallout 4 Mods

Fallout 4 may have its flaws, but there's plenty of mods to fix that. Here are some of the best Fallout 4 mods available, suitable for any playstyle.

August 5, 2022 | 11:00 EDT