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There's so many unique stories, features, mechanics and lore in the world of video games. If you're looking for some interesting stories to read - our team shares them here.

Warhammer ship flying to hive world in Darktide loading screen

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

Player fishing in Stardew Valley

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

The GDQ logo against a backdrop of a number of speed games featured on the GamesDoneQuick website

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

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin character petting monster

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

A copy of the book Destiny The Exotic Collection Volume 1

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

Marvel Snap Header

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

Jackbox Party Pack 9 from Jackbox Games

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

Fighting an enemy in Silent Hill

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

Mushroom Kingdom in Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer

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

Boiler Room in Goldeneye

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

Best The Legend of Zelda Games Breath of the Wild

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

Fire Emblem Byleth

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

Two images stacked on top of each other. The top picture is two male Sims looking into each other's eyes. The bottom is two female Sims looking into each other's eyes.

The Sims 4 Sexual Orientation Update Has Been A Long Time Coming

The Sims 4 sexual orientation update introduces the most in-depth romance selections to date - a milestone for the franchise and Simmers everywhere.

July 30, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Deceive Inc. and Sweet Bandits

Learning Deceive Inc. Spycraft with Sweet Bandits

Simon Chartier of Sweet Bandits Studios shares the story of its upcoming spy game and helps break down some Deceive Inc. gameplay.

July 27, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

PlayStation Plus Premium Wishlist

Top 10 Games We Wish Were On PlayStation Plus Premium

Many first-party franchises have not yet appeared on PlayStation Plus Premium, including the Sly Cooper series or any modern Gran Turismo game.

July 23, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Leaks Roundup

Everyone is always clamoring to learn more about Pokemon but this time Pokemon Scarlet and Violet leaks just keep coming.

July 22, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

PlayStation Plus Premium Puzzle Games

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Puzzle Games

PlayStation Plus Premium has a small, yet diverse suite of puzzle games to play, including Tricky Towers and Human: Fall Flat.

July 21, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Sports Games

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Sports Games

It's time to get those virtual sneakers on with these PlayStation Plus Premium sports games, such as Pure Pool, NBA 2K22, and Everybody's Golf.

July 20, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Red Dead Redemption 2 PlayStation Plus Premium Adventure

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Adventure Games

Immersive exploration is a key pillar of the best PlayStation Plus Premium adventure games, and there's plenty to go around.

July 16, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

PlayStation Plus Premium Metroidvanias

Top 7 PlayStation Plus Premium Metroidvanias

Hollow Knight, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, The Messenger; there are so many great PlayStation Plus Premium Metroidvanias to explore.

July 13, 2022 | 11:30 EDT

PlayStation Plus Premium Racing Games Wreckfest

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Racing Games

Boost your excitement with these PlayStation Plus Premium racing games from the surprisingly decent Cars 2 video game to the messy antics of Wreckfest.

July 12, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

PlayStation Plus Premium Horror Games

Top 10 PlayStation Plus Premium Horror Games

We love to scare ourselves silly within the horror genre of video games. Thankfully, there are many to find on PlayStation Plus Premium, such as the intense Resident Evil VII: Biohazard and cult favorite Little Nightmares.

July 11, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Character of Final Fantasy VII standing before a sunset.

Best Final Fantasy 7 Remake Mods for PC

There are several helpful and useful ones out there, but here are the best Final Fantasy 7 Remake mods on PC to improve your journey through Midgar.

July 8, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

Screenshots of the cover art of Calico, Sally Face, and Sucker for Love stacked on top of each other horizontally with the text Worthy of Better, Stronger Together for Reproductive Rights with the Itch.io logo below.

Worthy of Better, Stronger Together Itch Bundle: An Interview for Reproductive Rights

In an interview with TechRaptor, Abbey 'Scruncho' Smith discussed organizing the Worthy of Better, Stronger Together Bundle for Reproductive Rights.

July 7, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

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10 Best Relaxing Games on Xbox Game Pass

Need a moment of peace and serenity? Here is a list of some of the best relaxing games on Xbox Game Pass, both for console and PC.

July 6, 2022 | 11:00 EDT