Anniversary

Lucas in the sunflower fields from Mother 3, which turns 15 today.

Fans and Creators Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Mother 3

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Today's the 15th anniversary of Mother 3, and fans are celebrating with artwork and a new version of the translation patch.
Portal 2

Portal 2: A Tale of Two Female Icons

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10 years have passed since Portal 2 launched, and Chell and GLaDOS are still excellent examples of how to depict a hero and a villain.
Oblivion Landscape Header

The Legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

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The legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion cannot be understated, as it is an important game that was not only a transitionary title for the Elder Scrolls series but for the landscape of gaming as a whole.
Super Mario RPG Legend of the Seven Stars Title

Super Mario RPG: A Localization Retrospective

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After 25 years, the RPG blending Mario and Final Fantasy remains a fun, quirky romp.
Stardew Valley Anniversary Feature

Spring of Year 5: Reflecting on Stardew Valley with Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone

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Five years following the release of farming simulator Stardew Valley, creator Eric "ConcernedApe" Barone talks the past, the future, his fans, and more.
Happy Mask Salesman in Majora's Mask

20 Games That Turned 20 In 2020

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The year 2000 was certainly a time to live through. We were on the cusp of a new video game generation, and many developers were putting out some of their most memorable titles.

The artwork for Pokémon Crystal, featuring Suicune

Pokémon Crystal Turns 20: The First 'Real' Pokémon Game

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When was the last time you revisited the first generation of Pokémon?

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20 Years Later: What Did Mario Party 3 Bring to the Party?

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Twenty years later we ask: What did Mario Party 3 bring to the series? Which mini games are the best? Is the Millennium Star secretly evil? All these and more answered in the anniversary celebration of Mario Party 3!
Super Meat Boy

Super Meat Boy - 10 Years Later, Still a Rare Indie Gem

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I remember the moment I discovered Meat Boy. I was on Kongregate, one of the largest Flash gaming sites on the web. Immediately, I was grasped by the name and the image.

Nonary Games

 Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors, Ten Years

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Ten years ago, 999: Nine Hours Nine Persons Nine Doors became one of the first video games to advertise itself as escape room inspired. Was this move successful? How far have escape room games come since?