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Is Sony Making the Right Call by Skipping E3 2020?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | What do you think about PlayStation 5 skipping E3 2020? We want to hear your opinion.

We Received Another Reminder This Week That Delays Don't Help Crunch⁠—They Add to It

THIS WEEK IN THE BUSINESS | While a new console generation means change is in the air, some trends, like rampant crunch, remain unfortunate industry staples.

Remember When… A Final Fantasy 7 Tech Demo First Baited Fans Into Wanting a Remake

With Final Fantasy 7 Remake's new delay, let's look back on the first glimpse we got of a better-looking Cloud.

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Where is Our Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Review?

We're still training ourselves to prepare for the digital Tenkaichi Budokai.

Dragon Ball FighterZ Still Needs More Goku, Apparently

Smash has too many Fire Emblem characters you say? Well…

Apex Legends Player "Hijacks" Portland Airport TV to Squeeze in a Vital Match

We see this player's dedication, and we want to talk.

Trails of Cold Steel 3 Will Bring Rean and the Gang Back to the PC Soon

NIS America's bringing Falcom's RPG sequel to yet another platform.

HTC Vive Exec Seems to Suggest Left 4 Dead 3 is Happening, Valve Pushes Back Hard

"We are absolutely not working on anything L4D related now," says Valve.

Iron Man VR Delayed to May, Taking the Avengers' Old Release Date

Well, at least one Marvel game will come out that month.

Kingpin: Reloaded Bringing the 1999 FPS to Modern Systems, Profanities Intact

Time to see if the cuss-filled crime story holds up.

Latest Articles

The 25 Best Xbox One Games

Our always rotating list of the best games on Microsoft's console, and its premium partner the Xbox One X. Now updated for 2020!

Masahiro Sakurai Made Fools of Us All With One Subtle Gesture Before the Byleth Reveal

Sakurai has a twisted sense of humor, and he's not afraid to use it.

WoW's Visions of N'Zoth May Not Be Enough To Keep Players Satisfied Until Shadowlands

The theme is strong with this patch, but the content might not keep players engaged.

The 25 Best PS4 Games

Our rotating list of the best games on PlayStation 4, now updated again for 2020!

Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE Encore Review: Put This Song on Repeat

An overlooked Wii U RPG gets deserved top billing on Switch.

Calling Persona 5 Scramble a Spin-Off Doesn't Quite Do It Justice

Persona's take on the musou sub-genre is more of a sequel than fan-service.

Why is Nintendo Hesitant to Remember Super Mario Bros. 2?

Super Mario Bros. 2 is a major part of Nintendo's history, but it seems scared to dish out relevant nostalgia.

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Starting Screen | 2020 Will Be One of the Most Consequential Years in Gaming History

This will be the year that all of the major promises of the past decade finally come true.

Starting Screen | Xbox Series X Has PC Vibes, And That Might Be the Key to Its Success

Project Scarlett has not just a name now, but a shape too.

Starting Screen | Tyrants, Dollhouses, and Rude Geese: Looking Back on 2019's Great Gaming Moments

There were some great moments in video games this year. Let's look back on some of our favorites.

Latest Reviews

Wattam Review: Cool Hat Trick

Wattam is a delightful game about friendship, the world, and poop, from the mind behind Katamari.

Shovel Knight: King of Cards Review: This Crown Belongs to Another

King of Cards is the most ambitious Shovel Knight game to date, but it's not quite the best.

Shovel Knight Showdown Review: A Sneaky Contender for 2019's Best Party Game

An excellent arena battler that transcends Shovel Knight's boundaries in unexpected ways.

Life Is Strange 2 Series Review: Brothers, A Tale of Two Wolves

Life Is Strange's sequel has wrapped up, so our journey with Sean and Daniel has come to an end.

Phoenix Point Review: Still Trying to Rise

XCom creator Julian Gollop returns to the genre he helped kick off, with uneven results.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Review: The Promising Dawn of a New Generation

After all the controversy, it turns out that Pokemon Sword and Shield is actually pretty darn good.

Google Stadia Review: A Muddled Stream of Consciousness

Google's vision of our gaming future is still in the future.

Podcast

Axe of the Blood God Console RPG Quest: Nintendo 64

We look back on a major turning point in Nintendo's history.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

What Game Did You Play Over the Holidays?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | We're back from our break with tales from our backlog.

Some Choice Quotes From The Witcher Netflix Reviews That Went Up Today

"It’s all a bit silly, but no more so than 'Game of Thrones' ever was."

CD Projekt and Witcher Author Andrzej Sapkowski Bury the Hatchet With New Agreement

Terms for "future cooperation" between the two have been set.

Long Reads

Whatever Happened to Mike Ross, The Fighting Game Star Who Walked Away?

The story of a fighting game superstar's rise to fame, and how it almost ended him.

Actually, Resident Evil 4 Was Plenty Scary

On its 15th anniversary, we remember some of Resident Evil 4's scariest moments.

Temtem Might Be Your Alternative if You're Unhappy With Pokemon Sword and Shield

Developer Crema is here with a little Fauxkemon for everyone.

PS5's "Bigger Differences" Have Yet to Be Announced

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Talk of new hardware likely to dominate industry chatter leading up to holiday launches of PS5, Xbox Series X.

Tetris 99's Biggest Fan Is The Father of Tetris Himself, Alexey Pajitnov

Tetris' creator is excited to see his game flourish as a competitive experience.

Pokemon Friend or Phantom: What Horror is Galarian Slowking Hiding?

Why does Galarian Slowking hide its face? We might find the answer in literature, music, or both.

Why A Star Wars Video Game Potentially Establishing the Franchise's Post-Skywalker Future is a Big Deal

Star Wars is about to begin anew, and that first step may take place in video games.

Retro

Long-Lost N64 Accessory Prototype Comes With Accusations of Theft by Sega

A resurfaced prototype for an N64 controller screen looks pretty familiar.

Nintendo's Old Kyoto HQ is Being Made into a Hotel, so Make Your Pilgrimage Now

See the Nintendo plaque, $5. Touch the Nintendo plaque, $10.

Role Playing Games

Official Charmander ASMR Video is Guaranteed to Get Your Scalp Tingling

I'm as happy as a Charmander snoozing by a campfire.

Cyberpunk 2077 Stadia, Release Date, Keanu Reeves, Trailers - Everything we Know

Here's our overview to Cyberpunk 2077, including the release date, E3 2019 gameplay, the Keanu Reeves character reveal, and more.

Witcher 3: How to Get to Kaer Morhen

We show you how to find and fast travel to the Witcher Headquarters at Kaer Morhen.

Yes, Cyberpunk 2077 Devs Will Crunch in the Five-Month Delay

"We try to limit crunch as much as possible, but it is the final stage."

Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC: All the New Legendary Pokemon and Gigantimax Starters in the Expansion Pass

We take you through the new legendaries, the new Gigantimax forms for Sword and Shield's starter Pokemon, and everything else you'll need to know.

Temtem: Most Powerful Moves and Techniques

We'll go over some of the best techniques your Temtem can learn here.

Is Temtem Going to Be On Nintendo Switch?

We look at whether the Pokemon-style MMO is going to come out on the Nintendo Switch and other consoles.

How to Breed Temtem

We show you how breeding works in Temtem, what a Breeding Center is, and where you can find one.

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