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STARTING SCREEN | Sensing the need for some good old-fashioned dog-based hilarity, Bandai Namco delivered the good boy.

Why Kingdom Hearts Marked a Clear Turning Point for Both Disney and Square Enix

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Nadia, and Caty examine the legacy of Kingdom Hearts and how it marks a turning point for both Square Enix and Disney.

Are You More Excited for Resident Evil 2 or Kingdom Hearts 3?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | It's about to be a big month for games.

"An Unending Series of Compromises:" God of War Director Cory Barlog on Building a New Myth From Old Parts

With God of War's release and reception firmly behind us, USG speaks to the game's director, Cory Barlog.

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Starting Screen | How Ace Combat 7's Dog.jpg Brought Joy to a Turbulent January in the Games Industry

STARTING SCREEN | Sensing the need for some good old-fashioned dog-based hilarity, Bandai Namco delivered the good boy.

Starting Screen | The Emerging War Between the Epic Games Store and Steam is Just the Beginning

STARTING SCREEN | The digital ecosystem is undergoing its biggest shakeup since 2005.

Starting Screen | Why 2019 Will Be a Quieter Year for Games Compared to 2017 and 2018

STARTING SCREEN | As developers gear up for the next generation, 2019 looks slimmer than recent years.

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Why Kingdom Hearts Marked a Clear Turning Point for Both Disney and Square Enix

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat, Nadia, and Caty examine the legacy of Kingdom Hearts and how it marks a turning point for both Square Enix and Disney.

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Gearbox, Unity, and Fortnite Highlight Week of Business Drama

THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | Last week's chaos spills into this week as Improbable and Unity resolve their dispute, Gearbox enters legal battle with former lawyer, and more Fortnite dance lawsuits emerge.

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Roguelikes: How a Niche PC RPG Genre Went Mainstream

HISTORY OF RPGS | Mystery Dungeon tackled the daunting task of making roguelikes friendly.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #8: Dragon Quest 5

An RPG about personal tragedy, growth, and infusing your limited vocabulary with tremendous weight.

Dataminers Uncover SNES Game Data on Nintendo Switch Online, Including a Lost Classic

If your 3D racing game doesn't feature cars with eyes for headlights, don't even talk to me.

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