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Two citizens on a bench overlooking a city in Cities: Skylines 2
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Cities: Skylines 2 Gets New Deep Dive All About Its Insanely In-Depth Citizen Simulation

Cities: Skylines 2 developer Colossal Order has released a new dev diary in which the studio sheds light on its process for creating and simulating citizens. The latest Word of the Week column talks…

February 19, 2024 | 10:03 EST

An Epic Games Store Year in Review 2023 banner over the top of cover art for games popular on the Epic Games Store last year
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PC Gamers Spent $950 Million on the Epic Games Store Last Year, Epic Reveals

Epic has revealed some statistics for the Epic Games Store throughout 2023, and it turns out that PC gamers sure did spend a lot of money on the store last year. According to Epic's stats, gamers…

February 16, 2024 | 10:24 EST

Judy Alvarez looking over the city in Cyberpunk 2077, a game that prominently features LGBTQ+ characters
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LGBTQ+ Gamer Numbers Growing but Representation Lags Behind, New GLAAD Report Shows

LGBTQ+ advocacy group GLAAD has released its inaugural State of LGBTQ Inclusion in Video Games report, collecting data on LGBTQ+ gamers and representation within the medium. According to GLAAD, the…

February 13, 2024 | 10:18 EST

Zelda holding the Master Sword in a trailer for The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, music from which is included in the new Zelda concert
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You Can Watch a Full Zelda Concert, Including Iconic Series Tunes, For Free Right Now

Nintendo has uploaded a full The Legend of Zelda concert to its YouTube channel, and it features some of the series' most iconic pieces rendered in an orchestral format. The concert was originally…

February 9, 2024 | 10:32 EST

Sam Porter-Bridges with a mechanical hand on his shoulder in Death Stranding 2
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Hideo Kojima Talks Death Stranding 2, Metal Gear, and More in New In-Depth Video

Death Stranding 2 creator Hideo Kojima has provided new details about the upcoming sequel, as well as more about his other upcoming projects, in a revival of his HideoTube YouTube series. The…

February 9, 2024 | 09:11 EST

Knuckles in the new live-action series holding a pot of coffee
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Knuckles Live-Action Series Hits Paramount Plus In April, First Trailer Revealed

Paramount has announced the release date for the upcoming Knuckles live-action series, as well as debuting the first trailer for the show. Originally announced in February 2022, Knuckles will air…

February 8, 2024 | 09:50 EST

Shadow the Hedgehog skating along a rail in the upcoming game Sonic x Shadow Generations,
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Sonic the Hedgehog 3 Movie Teaser Features an Iconic Song

Paramount has released the first Sonic the Hedgehog 3 movie teaser, and it features a neat little Easter egg that should please fans of the series. The teaser was posted to the official Sonic the…

February 2, 2024 | 10:02 EST

Will Arnett playing Deadshot in the new Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League live-action trailer
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Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League Gets Zany New Live-Action Trailer Featuring Will Arnett

Rocksteady and Warner Bros. have released a brand new live-action trailer for upcoming superhero action game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, and it stars none other than Will Arnett himself…

January 26, 2024 | 11:38 EST

The character used in promotional materials for the Fntastic game The Day Before
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The Day Before Developer Fntastic Blames "Hate Campaign" for Controversial Game's Failure

Fntastic still isn't done with The Day Before, it seems, as the studio has released a lengthy rebuttal to some of the accusations being leveled against it. In a post on the Fntastic X (formerly…

January 24, 2024 | 09:41 EST

A woman holding a Nintendo Switch on which The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is being played
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Nintendo Offers Free Repairs on Hardware Damaged by the Noto Earthquake

Nintendo has announced that it will repair hardware damaged by the Noto Peninsula earthquake free of charge. In an announcement on the official Nintendo website (which is in Japanese; we're using a…

January 18, 2024 | 04:15 EST

A cityscape framed by skyscrapers, one of which bears a logo for Lehto Electronics, in Cities: Skylines 2
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Cities: Skylines 2 Devs Want Your Advice on Dealing With Community Toxicity

Colossal Order has released the first Cities: Skylines 2 dev update of 2024, and the developer wants to get your advice to help with a tricky subject. Previous Word of the Week posts have detailed…

January 15, 2024 | 10:22 EST

A close-up of Abby in The Last of Us Part II, intended to represent the character's casting in The Last of Us season 2
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Kaitlyn Dever Joins The Last of Us Season 2 as Vengeful Firefly Abby [UPDATED]

Update January 11th, 1:43pm: Another cast member for The Last of Us season 2 has been revealed, and this time, it's Dina's turn. Isabela Merced, whose credits include Sicario: Day of the Soldado and…

January 11, 2024 | 01:46 EST

A Cubone hugging a Snorlax as the sun rises in a Pokemon animation, intended to represent The Pokemon Company's donation to earthquake relief
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The Pokemon Company Pledges 50 Million Yen for Noto Peninsula Earthquake Relief

The Pokemon Company has announced that it's donating a rather sizable sum to help those affected by the Noto Peninsula earthquake that took place in Japan earlier this month. In a post on its…

January 8, 2024 | 11:31 EST

Max Payne, famously voiced by James McCaffrey, holding a shotgun in Max Payne 2
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Max Payne and Alan Wake 2 Voice Actor James McCaffrey Has Died Aged 65

James McCaffrey, known for his work as a voice actor in games like Max Payne and Control, has passed away aged 65. This news comes from entertainment platform TMZ, which, in turn, cites McCaffrey's…

December 18, 2023 | 10:55 EST

A close-up of Headmaster Phineas Nigellus Black in Hogwarts Legacy, which has topped the Google year-end search list
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Hogwarts Legacy Tops Google's List of Most Searched Games in 2023

Google has unveiled its year-end search lists, which show the terms people have been searching for most in 2023, and the gaming list is topped by a game that likely won't surprise you too much.…

December 11, 2023 | 10:54 EST

Three 3D renders of the scrapped character Walpeach, originally intended for the GameCube game Mario Power Tennis
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Waluigi Creator Shares Scrapped "Walpeach" Character Design for Mario Power Tennis

Waluigi creator Fumihide Aoki has shared renders and sketches for a scrapped Mario Power Tennis character known as "Walpeach". The designs were discovered on Aoki-san's personal Instagram account by…

December 1, 2023 | 10:39 EST

A giant Vault Boy display made up of smaller squares in Fallout 4, intended to represent the first look at the Fallout TV show
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Fallout TV Show First Look Shows Off Vault Outfits, Brotherhood of Steel, and More

The first set of screenshots from the upcoming Amazon Prime Fallout TV show have been released, and, well, it definitely looks like Fallout. In a new Vanity Fair article, the publication shares…

November 28, 2023 | 10:31 EST

Detective Pikachu sitting at the breakfast table with an apple and a cup of coffee
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Adorable New Detective Pikachu Animated Short Spotlights Tim And His Gruff Buddy

Nintendo and The Pokemon Company have released a rather endearing new Detective Pikachu short that sees the gruff little sleuth and his buddy Tim solving a bite-sized mystery. In the short,…

October 25, 2023 | 09:39 EDT

A rain-soaked street with a traffic light in the foreground in Cities: Skylines 2
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Cities: Skylines 2 Devs Confirm 30FPS Target, Promise Further Performance Improvements

Cities: Skylines 2 developer Colossal Order has taken part in a Reddit AMA about the game, clarifying a few things about performance in the process. The game has just launched, and in the runup to…

October 24, 2023 | 12:54 EDT

The sunflower, Ukraine's national flower, on the side of a tank in World of Tanks
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Report: Russian World Of Tanks Players Could Go To Jail For Buying Ukraine Charity Content [UPDATED]

Update: Wargaming has reached out to clarify that it doesn't accept any payments from the Russian Federation due to the fact that it ceased business operations in the region on March 31, 2022. On…

October 19, 2023 | 08:45 EDT

A picture of Rina Sawayama next to a picture of Spider-Man from Marvel's Spider-Man 2
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Pop Singer Rina Sawayama Is Designing A Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Suit

Pop singer Rina Sawayama has revealed that she's designing her very own Marvel's Spider-Man 2 suit. The suit will "launch in-game", according to Rina herself. It'll be added to the game after launch…

October 16, 2023 | 11:11 EDT

A group of people inside a complex-looking machine in Saltsea Chronicles
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Indie Dev Shares In-Depth Climate Impact Report For Narrative Adventure Saltsea Chronicles

Indie studio Die Gute Fabrik has shared what it calls "one of the first" reports on the climate impact of a game's development process. The studio, whose name you might recognize from games like …

October 12, 2023 | 10:08 EDT

Four Animal Crossing characters rendered in Lego form in the new Animal Crossing Lego collab
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Nintendo Officially Announces Lego Animal Crossing Collaboration

Nintendo has announced an Animal Crossing Lego collaboration, so prepare to get even further in debt to Tom Nook. The collaboration was announced earlier today with a rather barebones video on the…

October 5, 2023 | 08:34 EDT

A Fortnite character waving a flag in the new Keoken Interactive Deliver Us The Moon Fortnite map
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You Can Now Enjoy An Official Deliver Us The Moon Fortnite Map

In a rather intriguing move, indie studio Keoken Interactive has made an official Fortnite map based on its narrative adventure Deliver Us The Moon. Keoken's effort is a Capture the Flag map in…

October 2, 2023 | 10:46 EDT

Miyamoto Musashi blocking a skeleton warrior's spear with his sword in the Onimusha anime
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First Onimusha Anime Trailer Has Plenty Of Stylish Samurai Action

Netflix has released the first trailer for its upcoming Onimusha anime, and it looks like exactly what you'd want from an Onimusha adaptation. The series is being produced by the same company that…

September 20, 2023 | 09:06 EDT

Four heist crew members in a vault in Payday 3 key art
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New Payday 3 Video Shows Heisters Playing The Game In An Actual Prison

Starbreeze has released a video showing the results of a competition that gave one lucky Payday 3 fan, plus three content creators, the chance to try out the game...in an actual prison. The four…

September 18, 2023 | 11:30 EDT

Pikachu and Eevee looking amazed as they gaze up at a Van Gogh-like sky for the new Pokemon Van Gogh Museum collab
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Pokemon Van Gogh Museum Collab Announced For Some Reason

The Pokemon Company has announced a Pokemon Van Gogh Museum collaboration, and yes, you really did just read that. In a new reveal trailer for the collaboration, Pikachu and Eevee run through a…

September 12, 2023 | 09:57 EDT

A model showing off Payday 3-inspired fashions on the catwalk at New York Fashion Week
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Payday 3 Brings Heist Chic To New York Fashion Week

Starbreeze Studios has officially become the first company to exhibit in-game fashion items at New York Fashion Week thanks to its recent Payday 3 runway show. The event, which saw Starbreeze…

September 12, 2023 | 09:27 EDT

The Megadeth mascot Vic Rattlehead in two different outfits representing the Wargaming Megadeth crossover for World of Tanks and World of Warships
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Wargaming Megadeth Crossover Brings Thrash To World Of Tanks And World Of Warships

Wargaming has announced that legendary thrash metal band Megadeth is heading to World of Tanks and World of Warships. In what the studio is calling a "multi-product musical in-game event", Megadeth…

August 16, 2023 | 08:25 EDT

Vance Kelley, one of the winners at the Pokemon World Championships 2023, holding a Pikachu trophy
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Pokemon World Championships 2023 Winners Revealed Alongside New TCG Mechanics And More

The winners of the Pokemon World Championships 2023 have been crowned, with skilled gamers across four different Pokemon disciplines being recognized. The championships took place in Yokohama, as…

August 14, 2023 | 11:02 EDT

Final Fantasy XIV Mist Spinach Quiche
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Final Fantasy XIV Hermes & Runar Voice Actors Teach You to Cook 2 Dishes from The Game

Square Enix has launched a Final Fantasy XIV collaboration with the popular Japanese cooking channel Delish Kitchen focusing on some of the game's iconic dishes. Interestingly, the collaboration…

August 12, 2023 | 01:33 EDT

Ava looking in bewilderment at an origami Pikachu note on her lunch tray in Pokemon: Path to the Peak Episode 1
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Pokemon: Path To The Peak Episode 1 Introduces TCG Hopeful Ava

The Pokemon Company has released Pokemon: Path to the Peak Episode 1, the first installment of a new animated series revolving around Pokemon Trading Card Game. Pokemon: Path to the Peak was first…

August 11, 2023 | 10:48 EDT

Two cowboys trekking up a snowy mountain in Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2
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Rockstar Roleplay Community Team Cfx.re Officially Joins Studio

Rockstar has announced that prominent roleplaying community team Cfx.re has officially joined the studio's fold. Cfx.re is primarily known for its work in Grand Theft Auto 5 and Red Dead Redemption…

August 11, 2023 | 09:10 EDT

The old man in the new Atlas Fallen trailer pondering his orb
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New Live-Action Atlas Fallen Trailer Pokes Fun At High Fantasy Setting

A new Atlas Fallen trailer is out there, but this one isn't like the rest. Where previous trailers have zeroed in on combat or revealed more about Deck13's creative process, the new Atlas Fallen …

August 1, 2023 | 09:04 EDT

An overjoyed Pikachu leaping into the arms of its equally overjoyed trainer as her friends look on in the new Pokemon World Championships 2023 trailer
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Pokemon World Championships 2023 Get Gorgeous New Trailer By Your Name Studio

A new Pokemon World Championships 2023 trailer has been unveiled, and it's a sight to behold. The trailer shows off a stylized anime version of the competitive action that the Pokemon World…

July 24, 2023 | 09:45 EDT

Two of the Mandervilles, as well as a small Lalafell, doing the Manderville Dance alongside a demonstrating human in the new Final Fantasy XIV exercise video Aetherobics
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New Final Fantasy XIV Exercise Video Is Basically Eorzean Ring Fit

Square Enix has released a Final Fantasy XIV exercise video intended to help you stretch before or after an FFXIV session. Titled "Eorzean Aetherobics", the video shows characters performing a…

July 21, 2023 | 10:27 EDT

A cover shot of the new Safe In Our World gaming mental health journal Sidekick
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Safe In Our World To Release Gaming Mental Health Journal Sidekick This Weekend

Gaming mental health charity Safe In Our World has announced the impending release of Sidekick, a physical journal full of activities themed around gaming and mental health. The book will be…

July 11, 2023 | 08:35 EDT

A Temtem player jumping for joy next to a Pride-themed flag banner
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Temtem Patch 1.4 Arrives Alongside Inaugural Pride Event

Temtem patch 1.4 is upon us, bringing a whole new season full of changes to the game's PvP content. In addition, the creature-taming RPG is also enjoying its first ever Pride event, during which you…

June 19, 2023 | 08:32 EDT

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

Three dwarves facing down a huge crystal formation in Deep Rock Galactic
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Deep Rock Galactic Legacy Is Here To Stay, Says Ghost Ship

Deep Rock Galactic developer Ghost Ship games has revealed that the Legacy version of the game, which was introduced in order to celebrate its fifth anniversary, will remain available indefinitely. …

March 23, 2023 | 10:56 EDT

The multi-limbed boss Godrick the Grafted in Elden Ring
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Elden Ring Infographic Shows Just How Many Malenia Attempts There Have Been

Bandai Namco has shared a new Elden Ring infographic that contains some fascinating stats about the game. If you've played it (and even if you haven't), you'll know From Software's action RPG is…

March 20, 2023 | 09:47 EDT

Nechaev and an old lady in Atomic Heart
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Mick Gordon To Donate Atomic Heart Fees To Red Cross For Ukraine

Atomic Heart composer Mick Gordon has announced that he will donate his fees from the game to help the Red Cross' humanitarian efforts in Ukraine. Gordon says he's doing this in order to "stand up…

February 14, 2023 | 10:22 EST

Bear Walker sitting alongside his skateboard decks for the new Pokemon collab
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Electrifying New Pokemon-Themed Skateboard Decks Revealed For March

The Pokemon Company and Bear Walker have revealed a new skateboard deck collaboration. It's coming to the UK Pokemon Center site in early March and it's set to feature three of the most iconic…

February 13, 2023 | 10:24 EST

Artwork of several iconic Black baseball athletes in the new MLB The Show 23 Storylines mode
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New MLB The Show 23 Storylines Mode Celebrates Black Sporting History

Sony has revealed the new MLB The Show 23 Storylines mode, which will celebrate Black achievements in baseball. Telling the story of The Negro Leagues, as they were called at the time, MLB The Show…

February 6, 2023 | 09:50 EST

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Activision Blizzard To Pay $35 Million to Settle Charges Related to Workplace Misconduct

Activision Blizzard is under fire once again for failure to maintain their disclosure controls in relation to complaints about workplace misconduct. More so, they violated one of the SEC's rules…

February 3, 2023 | 04:40 EST

The key art for Jagged Alliance 3, which depicts a number of soldiers wielding guns
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Original Jagged Alliance Creator Returns For Upcoming Sequel

THQ Nordic and Haemimont Games are hard at work on Jagged Alliance 3, and now, they've announced that someone very special is involved with the project. Original Jagged Alliance creator Ian Currie…

January 19, 2023 | 10:00 EST

The new Xbox Oreo cookie collaboration with the slogan "unlock playfulness"
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Xbox Teams Up With Oreo For Special Cookies And In-Game Prizes

Xbox has announced that it's teaming up with Oreo for a series of special cookies bearing Xbox logos, as well as for some exciting in-game bonuses. If you pick up a pack of these new Oreo cookies and…

January 9, 2023 | 10:44 EST

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(Updated) Limited Run Games Apparently Fires Community Manager Over Transphobic Tweets

Update: Former Limited Run Games community manager Kara Lynne has taken to Twitter (or, to be more specific, TwitLonger) in order to share her side of the Limited Run story. Lynne says that her…

January 9, 2023 | 01:35 EST