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Naughty Dog tells us how it's trying to avoid the performance disparity plaguing some triple-A games on vanilla PS4s.
Sorry Factions fans: The Last of Us Part 2 will not have a multiplayer mode.
Update: Swery confirms he is coming back to direct and write the sequel.
Now Xenoblade Chronicles will look the best it ever has.
Return of the Obra Dinn is coming to Switch, Xbox One, and PS4, finally.
The demo we saw behind closed doors back at E3 2019 has now been partially released to the public, with commentary.
We got a big stream of new Death Stranding footage today.
You don't even need PlayStation Plus to get into this open alpha.
Next week, you won't have a Lifeline to have your back.
Plus why Infinity Ward is going back to Killstreaks over Scorestreaks.
Don't expect neon colored gun skins in this Call of Duty.
At QuakeCon 2019, we get our first substantial details about Doom Eternal's Battlemode.
Pokemon Masters will have co-op, but you won't be able to take the fight to your friends at all.
Sorry y'all, we won't get to hang out with Sonia or Oleana pre-launch.
CD Projekt Red is determined to regain fan trust after a slew of controversies dating back to last year.
Sleeping with NPCs does not seem to extend to digital ghost Keanu Reeves, unfortunately.
They really need to tone down the swearing in Final Fantasy 7 Remake.
We get TWO versions of Seiken Densetsu 3 now!
Square Enix is bringing the whole Secret of Mana collection to the west.
Two remasters of Saga games are journeying westward.
Uplay+ will have over 100 games on launch in September.
Ghost Recon Breakpoint is light on new details, but shows off a lot of fresh footage.
Arkane Lyon has a new action game on the way.
Tales of Arise, after leaking earlier, gets its first trailer.
It's Iron Giant, the game.
11 Bit Studios is bringing more of its games to EA's subscription service.
Forza Horizon 4 changes seasons every four weeks, but its developers luckily don't crunch to meet that.
Our first look at this year's Call of Duty, which is aiming for a more mature audience.
Here's some tech jargon on what new to expect from Call of Duty's latest for your Modern Warfare-stuffed morning.
You can save your money and play with even more friends in this year's Call of Duty.
Announced last year for 2019, Lone Echo 2 now has a new release window, and new details too.
"We wouldn't want to make something that was just shooting."
You can try and catch at least one of the three legendary Lake Trio Pokemon, provided you're on certain continents.
One of the most hated (or loved) Sonic games ever is getting a new lease on life.
To dress like you're ready for a zombie apocalypse will apparently cost you.
And a notebook to take names in.
Persona 5 isn't the only Persona getting some love in Smash either.
Plus, Patch 1.1.1 brings welcome changes to our favorite big boys.
Tickets are now on sale too.
Enter the Gungeon is finally feature complete with its final update.
Snapchat announces its new games initiative, Snap Games.
It looks considerably less Toriyama-esque, sadly.
Fans wanted it, and Bethesda delivered.
Find the first details for Sam Barlow's Telling Lies here.
During a Dead Cells postmortem at GDC 2019, Motion Twin unveils how well Dead Cells has sold.
Stranger Things 3: The Game will be releasing simultaneously with the Netflix season, which brings about new complications.
Senior technical designer Peter Sarrett from Bungie gave a talk at GDC 2019 detailing the development of Destiny 2: Forsaken's Gambit mode.
At GDC 2019, we learn about one of Kingdom Hearts 3's most-requested features from co-director Tai Yasue.
During GDC 2019, id Software also showed two live demos of Doom (2016) and the upcoming Doom Eternal.
Developers from all around the world share their experiences in worker cooperative for video games.
Google's entry into the gaming race now has a name.
In an era of corporate homogenization, credits matter more than ever.
Valve is revising how it calculates user Review Scores on Steam again.
Jump pads are appearing in Apex Legends, and players think it has something to do with season one's arrival.
That one Jak and Daxter level still haunts me.
Meet Emma and The Owl.
User reviews and more are on the way to the Epic Games Store.
For PAX East, Bethesda announces lots of panels and hands-on demos for attendees.
Olaf's voice will be lost, until it is found again.
The new support hero is leaving the PTR.
Gearbox may have more than one surprise in store for PAX East.
To help you ready up ahead of next week's one year celebration.
Solar Ash Kingdom is the long-anticipated follow-up to the indie hit Hyper Light Drifter.
MarketWatch reports the hot, probably not-happening acquisition.
You can now be a bartender in West Virginia. The post-apocalyptic version of it, I mean.
It's unknown if this will affect the release of Judgment in western territories this summer.
Same ol' Dwarf Fortress, new outfit.
Supergiant's Greg Kasavin reaffirms the unlikelihood of Pyre coming to Switch anytime soon.
The sound designer behind Celeste tells us how the team approached building internal speedrunning tools.
The CD Projekt-owned digital distributor lays off approximately a dozen people.
Backstage at the DICE Awards 2019, we caught up with the award winner to chat about the animation of last year's superhero hit.
In a new video, Nintendo of America's retiring president bids adieu.
Capcom brings some old games to Xbox One.
The Havoc Rifle is the first new gun to come to the battle royale.
Ribeiro's lawsuits against Take-Two and Epic Games might be in trouble.
During an on-stage talk with Tim Schafer at DICE Summit 2019, Amy Hennig divulged what's been interesting her as of late.
At DICE Summit 2019, we catch up with the ESA about this year's biggest topics.
PlayStation's Shawn Layden opens up today's DICE Summit 2019 talks.
Our favorite already-shiny Pokemon is getting a Shiny version.
PlatinumGames' contract on Cygames' upcoming action-RPG has ended.
The Division 2 might not have a photo mode if it weren't for its creative community.
In this early episode of The Sopranos, the laws of playing Mario Kart 64 are defied.
All the news from today's Mortal Kombat 11 showcase.
Update: Wolpaw is not full-time at Valve.
Rest easy, a hotfix is coming very soon.
Will Kojima ghost the rap mogul?
Skybound is developing it, but around 40 ex-Telltale developers are involved too.
Piña Coladas included?
Season 3 isn't even out yet, but it's getting a game!
Epic Games Store makes its debut too.
Vocalist Michael Barr will be replacing him.
Could Hijacked or Carrier be making an appearance?
"There is always the chance that we may need to implement rank or other stat resets in case of issues," Rockstar notes in a blog.
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