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Artwork for Naraka: Bladepoint, The Witcher, and Tomb Raider side by side

Naraka: Bladepoint Is Getting Witcher and Tomb Raider Crossovers

24 Entertainment and publisher NetEase have announced that Naraka: Bladepoint is getting three new high-profile collaborations to celebrate its third anniversary, as well as a new map, a new weapon…

June 26, 2024 | 08:55 EDT

Artwork for Minecraft next to a Netflix logo surrounded by Minecraft-style lava

Minecraft Animated Series Coming to Netflix

Netflix and Microsoft have announced a Minecraft animated series as part of the hugely popular sandbox game's 15-year anniversary celebrations. Per an announcement on the official Minecraft website…

May 30, 2024 | 09:40 EDT

The Game Boy next to a shot of Super Mario Land, representing the latest Nintendo Switch Online haul

Nintendo Switch Online Celebrates the Game Boy's 35th Anniversary

Nintendo has released three new Game Boy titles for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers, and they're all part of the console's original launch lineup from way back in 1989. Since Game Boy games first…

May 15, 2024 | 08:56 EDT

Characters getting ready to take on a monster in artwork for the Monster Hunter series

Monster Hunter Series Sales Top 100 Million on Franchise's 20th Birthday

Capcom has announced a major sales milestone for the Monster Hunter series as a whole, which feels like a fitting birthday present for the franchise's 20th anniversary. In a press release, Capcom…

May 14, 2024 | 10:19 EDT

A close-up of Vecna in the Dead by Daylight eighth anniversary Dungeons & Dragons crossover

Dead by Daylight Eighth Anniversary Plans Include Vecna, Spinoffs, and More

Dead by Daylight is eight years old this year, and developer Behaviour Interactive is celebrating with a slew of new announcements surrounding the game. During an anniversary celebration stream…

May 14, 2024 | 12:50 EDT

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Beautiful Anime Video Celebrates 10 Years of Granblue Fantasy

Today marks the 10th anniversary of the release of the original Granblue Fantasy mobile game, and Cygames is celebrating its success. The Shibuya-based developer has released a beautiful anime video…

March 10, 2024 | 06:35 EDT

The player riding their Palamute companion in Monster Hunter Rise, intended to illustrate the Monster Hunter 20th anniversary Special Program

Monster Hunter 20th Anniversary Special Program Set for Later This Month

Capcom has announced a Special Program to celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of the Monster Hunter franchise. In a post on the official Monster Hunter X (formerly Twitter) account, Capcom…

March 1, 2024 | 08:50 EST

Survivors fighting off zombies in Dying Light 2 with melee weapons and firearms

Dying Light 2 Firearms Update Finally Lets You Blast the Undead to Kingdom Come

Techland has released the Dying Light 2 Firearms Update, and it's being touted as the zombie-slaying open-world parkour game's biggest update to date. Previous Dying Light 2 updates have added…

February 22, 2024 | 09:55 EST

Henry standing in front of a burning village in Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Medieval Open-World RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance Passes Six Million Sales

Much-loved medieval open-world RPG Kingdom Come: Deliverance has passed another major sales milestone, developer Warhorse Studios has announced. Per a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), the game…

February 13, 2024 | 09:31 EST

The player character in the Monster Hunter Rise trailer, intended to represent the fact that more Monster Hunter Wilds news is coming in summer

Monster Hunter Wilds News Coming This Summer as Capcom Reveals Sales for World and Rise

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Monster Hunter, and to celebrate, Capcom has promised more Monster Hunter Wilds news later this year, as well as revealing a number of other franchise-related…

January 5, 2024 | 09:09 EST

First Anniversary Artwork of Goddess of Victory: Nikke

Goddess of Victory: Nikke Celebrates First Anniversary With New Characters, Story Content, & More

Developer Shift Up announced the celebrations for the first anniversary of the popular mobile game Goddess of Victory: Nikke, which will happen on November 4.  The anniversary event will actually…

October 27, 2023 | 08:53 EDT

The logo for Dimension 20 Fantasy High Junior Year, placed in front of a row of lockers.

Dimension 20 Celebrates 5th Anniversary With Fantasy High Junior Year

If you are interested in the actual play scene, you have heard of Dimension 20. The actual play series, hosted by Brennan Lee Mulligan, has featured many imaginative TTRPG experiences. Now, after…

September 26, 2023 | 03:21 EDT

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Microsoft Flight Simulator Celebrates 3rd Anniversary With Impressive Numbers

Today Microsoft is celebrating the third anniversary of the release of Microsoft Flight Simulator with some rather impressive play stats. The numbers, published as part of a short video, start by…

August 18, 2023 | 11:52 EDT

Characters in Tower of Fantasy cast in a golden glow and set against the backdrop of a bustling city

Tower Of Fantasy Version 3.1 Launches Next Week With New Area And More

Tower of Fantasy version 3.1 has a release date, and we now know what it's bringing to the open-world gacha action RPG. Titled "Midsummer Merriment", the update arrives on August 8th and will…

August 3, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Some of the grinning demons that await you in the new Diablo Immortal anniversary update

Diablo Immortal Anniversary Update To Add New Weapons, Skills, And Much More

Diablo IV may be grabbing all the demonic headlines, but Diablo Immortal is still summoning demons from the Stygian abyss with the best of 'em, and a new anniversary update is bringing even more…

June 13, 2023 | 09:54 EDT

Many Capcom franchises represented as a cute, bustling town in the Capcom Town 40th anniversary website

Capcom Launches Retro-Tastic Capcom Town Website For 40th Anniversary

Capcom has launched Capcom Town, a special website intended to celebrate the legendary studio's 40th anniversary. The site is a treasure trove of Capcom history, offering information about Capcom…

June 12, 2023 | 08:23 EDT

A T. rex roaring under a banner reading "WHEN DINOSAURS RULED THE EARTH" in Jurassic World Evolution 2

Jurassic World Evolution 2 Update Announced To Mark Franchise's 30th Anniversary

The Jurassic Park franchise has, uh, found a way to reach 30 years old, and to celebrate, management sim Jurassic World Evolution 2 is getting a free update with some nifty goodies. As you'd imagine…

June 6, 2023 | 08:33 EDT

A banner that announces Horizon franchise sales, including Horizon Forbidden West sales, hitting 32.7 million

Horizon Forbidden West Sales Stand At 8.4 Million, More Horizon Games Coming

Guerrilla Games has revealed that Horizon Forbidden West sales have topped 8.4 million around the world, and that the franchise as a whole has managed to sell 32.7 million units. The studio also says…

May 9, 2023 | 08:53 EDT

Key art for the new free Eve Online expansion Viridian, depicting several of its characters

New Free Eve Online Expansion Announced To Celebrate 20th Anniversary

CCP Games has announced that a new free Eve Online expansion is in the works. The studio is currently celebrating its spacefaring MMO's 20th anniversary, and Viridian is just part of the celebrations…

May 2, 2023 | 08:50 EDT

A Black Desert anniversary card inviting you to celebrate the occasion

Black Desert Anniversary Celebrations Begin Today With In-Game Rewards And More

Black Desert Online's seventh anniversary is just around the corner, and to celebrate, publisher Pearl Abyss is hosting an extravaganza which offers in-game rewards and more. There's stuff up for…

February 22, 2023 | 09:35 EST

A cartridge for the game Gravitar being inserted into an Atari 2600

Atari Reveals $1000 50th Anniversary Cartridge Collections

Atari has announced a full collection of its 50th anniversary cartridges for collectors. The box set will run you an eye-watering $1000, but it contains carts for all 10 of the Atari 50th Anniversary…

February 7, 2023 | 10:24 EST

Four blinged-out dwarves in the new Deep Rock Galactic anniversary event DLC

Deep Rock Galactic Anniversary Event Blasts Back To The Past

Deep Rock Galactic is celebrating its fifth anniversary in March, and as you might expect, Ghost Ship Games has some goodies lined up for faithful fans. There's an event on the horizon, but there's…

February 2, 2023 | 09:12 EST

20 Years FF7

20 Years Later, Final Fantasy VII Still Shines Strong

  On January 31st 1997, Final Fantasy VII, the Japanese role-playing game (JRPG) from Square Enix, was released for the PlayStation. Thanks to a major pre-release marketing campaign, Final Fantasy…

January 31, 2017 | 09:00 EST

A red Nissan Silvia K's Aero 96 in the new Gran Turismo 7 November update

Gran Turismo 7 November Update Adds Iconic Cars And More

Polyphony Digital and Sony have outlined what you can expect from tomorrow's Gran Turismo 7 November update. If you're a fan of iconic cars and tracks, then you're in luck this time around, as three…

November 23, 2022 | 08:26 EST

Ratchet and Clank Rift Apart screenshot of the dynamic duo having a chat, Ratchet and Clank PlayStation Plus

PS3 Ratchet and Clank Games Join PS+ To Celebrate 20 Years of Friendship

It is extremely hard to believe that today marks the 20th anniversary of Ratchet and Clank, but it's true. After 20 years of traveling through space and time, it appears The Great Clock is right, and…

November 4, 2022 | 01:46 EDT

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Fallout 4 PS5 And Xbox Series X|S Enhancements Revealed

The Fallout 25th anniversary celebration has almost come to an end, but not without one more special announcement. Bethesda has announced that Fallout 4 is going full-on "next gen" (or should that be…

October 24, 2022 | 12:35 EDT

The logo for gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World

Safe In Our World Launches New Initiatives For Third Birthday

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World is celebrating its third birthday today (which is also World Mental Health Day, and that's no coincidence). To mark this auspicious occasion, Safe In…

October 10, 2022 | 08:45 EDT

A character wearing power armor and blasting something while a Brotherhood of Steel member fires in the background in Fallout 76, which is part of the Fallout 25th anniversary celebrations

Fallout 25th Anniversary Plans Are Kinda Underwhelming

If you were hoping for some substantial Fallout 25th anniversary celebrations, then unfortunately, it seems like you're going to be disappointed. Bethesda is celebrating a quarter-century of this…

October 3, 2022 | 11:39 EDT

A view of a facility-style building in the new Halo Infinite Halo 3 anniversary Pit remake in the Forge tool

Fans Aren't Happy With Halo Infinite's Halo 3 Anniversary Celebration

Halo fans are expressing dismay and disappointment regarding 343 Industries' recent Halo Infinite Halo 3 anniversary reveal. The dev team announced a remake of the iconic Pit map from Halo 3 created…

September 26, 2022 | 09:53 EDT

One of the new Microsoft Flight Simulator helicopters hovering over the water in the upcoming update

Microsoft Flight Simulator Helicopters Coming In November

Planes are all well and good, but have you ever wished you had some Microsoft Flight Simulator helicopters to fly instead? Well, the upcoming 40th anniversary update has you covered, as it's adding…

August 25, 2022 | 10:58 EDT

A metaverse replica of an Atari developers' room, complete with old-school PCs and computer hardware, in the new Atari 50th anniversary NFT collection metaverse game

Atari 50th Anniversary NFT Collection Announced, Hooray

Atari has revealed that it's still very much on board the NFT bandwagon by announcing a new set. The Atari 50th anniversary NFT collection will be a collaboration with artist Butcher Billy and will…

August 25, 2022 | 10:11 EDT

CD Projekt Red

CD Projekt Red 20th Anniversary Celebration Begins

CD Projekt Red has been in the video game business since 2002, a remarkable achievement considering how volatile the industry is. Companies and developers alike are chewed up and spat out by the…

July 1, 2022 | 10:56 EDT

A reimagined Atari classic in Atari 50

Atari 50 Takes You Through Atari's History This Winter

Atari has announced Atari 50, a celebratory "interactive museum"-style game intended to commemorate its 50th anniversary. The compilation will include documentary footage, interviews with Atari…

June 29, 2022 | 11:36 EDT

The Game Cover of Spec Ops: The Line, showcasing a buzzcut man brandishing an assault rifle.

Spec Ops: The Line 10 Years Later and the Lessons (Un)learned

2012 turned out to be a turning point for maturity in video-game storytelling. Games like Hotline Miami and The Walking Dead approached the age-old ultra-violence in video games debate with a certain…

June 28, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition

15 Years Later: Resident Evil 4 Wii Is Still the Definitive RE4 Experience

It has been 15 years since the Resident Evil 4 Wii Edition release date, and even in 2022, this game stands up as the definitive Resident Evil experience. There are parts of Resident Evil 4 that are…

May 31, 2022 | 12:00 EDT

Snake and Kaz Miller in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

No, The Metal Gear 35th Anniversary Page Is Not Real

Recently, a Metal Gear 35th anniversary webpage was set up, leading many to believe that Konami was intending to celebrate the franchise this year. However, the page is fake, and Konami is currently…

April 1, 2022 | 12:01 EDT

Sora, Donald, Goofy, Mike, and Sully in Kingdom Hearts III

Kingdom Hearts Tamagotchi Announced For 20th Anniversary

A new range of Kingdom Hearts Tamagotchi has been announced to commemorate the series' 20th anniversary. These new devices will be part of the Tamagotchi Nano range and will let you raise characters…

March 28, 2022 | 08:56 EDT

Haunted House 40 Year anniversary

Haunted House: 40 Years of Boo-tiful, Survival Horror Simplicity

The survival-horror genre has faced a revival in recent years, with popular releases in franchises such as Resident Evil. Dead by Daylight has transformed asymmetrical multiplayer, and many refer to…

March 14, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Klonoa is Coming Back – Here’s Why Fans are Excited

Compared to the likes of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 and the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe DLC, the announcement of Klonoa: Phantasy Reverie Series at the recent Nintendo Direct was probably little more than a blip…

February 28, 2022 | 12:00 EST

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy 20th Anniversary Splash

Celebrating 20 Years of Jak and Daxter

Jak and Daxter celebrates its 20th anniversary on Dec. 3. Compared to many of the previous era’s platformers, the series has aged with real grace. In fact, when most people think of PlayStation 2-era…

December 3, 2021 | 12:00 EST

The original Xbox, celebrating its 20th anniversary in a week.

Xbox 20th Anniversary Celebration Airing Next Week

Next week, November 15th will be the 20th anniversary of the original Xbox console. The Xbox brand is celebrating this milestone with a big Xbox 20th anniversary celebration event that will celebrate…

November 8, 2021 | 11:37 EST

The Chosen Undead standing before a bonfire in Dark Souls

Ten Years Later, Dark Souls' First Half Is Still Unmatched

Love it or loathe it (and there are plenty who do), Dark Souls is undeniably one of the most influential games of the last decade. Whether it's the "git gud" meme, the "X is the Dark Souls of Y"…

September 22, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

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

Fans and Creators Celebrate the 15th Anniversary of Mother 3

15 years ago, Nintendo released Mother 3 on the Game Boy Advance in Japan, the final entry in the cult classic Mother/EarthBound RPG series. Today, fans celebrate this milestone with fan art and a…

April 20, 2021 | 09:23 EDT

Portal 2

Portal 2: A Tale of Two Female Icons

Ten years ago, on April 18, 2011, Portal 2 came onto the scene. The game developed by Valve was an innovative first-person puzzle platformer that continued the story of the main character Chell and…

April 16, 2021 | 12:00 EDT

Aurora borealis in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

How Animal Crossing Ushered in the Age of Endless Games

Twenty-two years ago, the world was introduced to an animated raccoon (OK, technically a tanooki) real-estate investor, general store owner and probable mob boss. To say it was a simpler time would…

June 20, 2023 | 10:00 EDT

Going far... plane.

Death and the Moogle: Dying in Final Fantasy X

Death is one of the great motivators in this grand existence we have. Some of the greatest stories of all time involve death or dealing with it in some way. Whether it’s plotting someone’s demise or…

July 12, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

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The Legacy of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion

The Elder Scrolls series, like it or not, is a franchise that has become a cornerstone of gaming culture. Bethesda’s rich fantasy world, gorgeous sandbox vistas, and charmingly buggy game design…

March 22, 2021 | 11:00 EDT

Super Mario RPG Legend of the Seven Stars Title

Super Mario RPG: A Localization Retrospective

In 1996, Squaresoft and Nintendo decided to embark on a collaboration. Together, they would create an RPG blending Final Fantasy's turn-based combat with the Mario franchise. Super Mario RPG: Legend…

March 9, 2021 | 12:30 EST