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New Trials of Mana Footage Shows Cleaner, More Accessible Fights

Let's have a good clean fight, Mana fans.

Microsoft Contractors Reportedly Heard You Talking to Your Kinect

The listen-ins were apparently meant to improve the service.

The Fire Emblem: Three Houses Student Ranking Thunderdome: 34 Students Enter, Only Shamir Leaves

We have no favorites among Three Houses' characters, except for the ones that are our favorites.

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New Trials of Mana Footage Shows Cleaner, More Accessible Fights

Let's have a good clean fight, Mana fans.

Microsoft Contractors Reportedly Heard You Talking to Your Kinect

The listen-ins were apparently meant to improve the service.

The Fire Emblem: Three Houses Student Ranking Thunderdome: 34 Students Enter, Only Shamir Leaves

We have no favorites among Three Houses' characters, except for the ones that are our favorites.

Cyberpunk 2077 Producer Details Law Enforcement and the Rich Areas of Night City

There are no cops in the poorer districts. That all changes when you get to the affluent areas of Night City.

Witchbrook Dev Tweets Design Docs Revealing New Details on the Charming Magical School Sim

A rare look into the internal process of development as it happens.

Remnant From The Ashes Tips and Controls

If you’re playing Remnant From The Ashes, you’ll need these essential tips.

Remnant From The Ashes Gorefist Boss Guide

Gorefist is a seriously formidable foe in Remnant From The Ashes. Here’s how to beat them.

Dragon Quest 11's Switch Demo is Live, and Your Progress Carries Over

Get started on your journey today.

Remnant From The Ashes: Is There Crossplay?

Remnant From The Ashes allows you do squad up online to take on dungeons and bosses as a team. But is there crossplay?

Remembering the Early Days of BioWare with Co-Founder Trent Oster

Beamdog and BioWare co-founder Trent Oster talks about the early days of the studio, before Electronic Arts.

You Can Park Your Ass On a Bench Again In Pokemon Sword and Shield

Shut up, sit down, and drink your Arceus-damned tea.

Final Fantasy 8 Remastered is Releasing a Lot Sooner Than Expected

In just two weeks, Squall will be on the Switch.

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.

Axe of the Blood God Celebrates the Sega Genesis' 30th Anniversary

The Console RPG Quest continues! Plus, our thoughts on Grandia HD and Witcher 3 on Switch!

Here's What Bathtub Geralt Looks Like in Witcher 3 for Switch - Hands-On Impressions

Witcher 3 on Switch is looking pretty good!

Every Game and Trailer Shown off During the August Nintendo Indie World Showcase

Did you miss this morning's Indie World showcase? Let us help you.

What's The Best Video Game Spaceship?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | In honor of No Man's Sky Beyond, let's look back on the coolest spaceships around.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Recruitment Students - All Recruiting Requirements for Students and Teachers

Here's our guide covering Fire Emblem Three Houses recruitment, including recruiting students, teachers, and more.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Romance Options - How to Romance Edelgard and Other Characters

This is our guide covering Fire Emblem Three Houses romance options, detailing how to romance Edelgard, and more.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Tea Guide - Get a Perfect Tea Party With Edelgard, Dorothea, and More Characters

Here's our complete Fire Emblem Three Houses tea guide, walking you through how to hold the perfect tea party in Three Houses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Edelgard - The Fourth Edelgard Route Explained

In this guide covering the Fire Emblem Three Houses Edelgard route, we'll be explaining how to side with Edelgard for the fourth story route.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Dancer Class - The Best Dancer in Three Houses

Here's our guide on the Fire Emblem Three Houses Dancer class, covering the best Dancer in the game, and more.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Lost Items - All Lost Items in Fire Emblem Three Houses

This guide rounds up all the Fire Emblem Three Houses lost items, so you know which characters to deliver them to.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Class - All Classes and Requirements

This is our guide covering every Fire Emblem Three Houses class, including all the various requirements for the classes, and more.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Guide - Which House Should You Pick First?

This is our introductory Fire Emblem Three Houses guide, including an answer to the question of which house you should pick first.

The Beauty of Chrono Cross in HD Reminds Us We're Overdue for a Remaster

A remaster needs to give us the option to drop-kick Poshul into the sea, though.

The Link's Awakening Remake for Switch Was Teased Three Years Ago and No One Noticed

Eiji Aonuma is slick, like a thief in the night.

Dicey Dungeons Review

Down in this dungeon, survival is just a roll of the die.

What Makes a Good RPG Romance? Axe of the Blood God Finds Out

With Fire Emblem: Three Houses now out, Axe of the Blood God takes a closer look at what makes good RPG romances.

Charming Adventure Game Knights and Bikes Finally Gets a Release Date

This Goonies-esque adventure will be here pretty soon.

Man Threatens Square Enix With a "Repeat of Kyoto Animation," Promptly Gets Arrested

Make stupid threats, reap appropriate consequences.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Weapons - Best Relic Weapons, How to Repair Weapons, Get Rare Materials

Here's our full Fire Emblem Three Houses weapons guide, including how to repair weapons, all the best Relic weapons, and more.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Has a Hidden Second Story in its Illustrations

Even in wartime, the Circle of Life churns ever on.

Fan Makes Morpeko Pokemon Plush That Turns from Sweet to Hangry with a Flip

Give it a hug, but don't let it get too close to your face.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Room Recipes - All Set Room Recipes

Here's our guide on all the Dragon Quest Builders 2 room recipes you can construct.

Nintendo Switch's "Improved" Battery Life Subjected to Punishing Test

Does the revised Switch bend or break when it's put to the ultimate challenge?

Skullgirls Devs' Indivisible Finally Has a Release Date

But Nintendo Switch fans will have to wait a little bit.

It's Time For Your Pokemon to Get a Poke-Job in Pokemon Sword and Shield

No more wasting away the day in Bill's PC.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokedex: All New Pokemon in Sword and Shield, Gen 1-7 Pokedex

As we hear more about Pokemon Sword and Shield we’ll be adding all confirmed Pokemon to this Pokemon Sword and Shield Pokemon List Guide.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Galarian Form Pokemon

A brand new kind of Pokemon will arrive with Pokemon Sword and Shield. Here’s what you need to know about Galarian Pokemon.

What You Need to Know About Tomorrow's Pokemon Sword and Shield News

Some more info about the new Pokemon is set to hit tomorrow.

In Memorium: Fire Emblem's Juicy, Chunky GBA Sprites

A little bit of sprite art could convey a lot of emotion on the GBA.

Grandia HD Collection Comes to Nintendo Switch Next Week

The classic series goes portable very soon.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Amiibo Gazebo - All Fire Emblem Amiibo Rewards

This is our guide to the Fire Emblem Three Houses Amiibo Gazebo, including a full list of Amiibo rewards and items.

Starting Screen | The ESA Leak Puts the Future of E3 In Question

Things are about to get pretty rough for the industry's number-one trade show.

Axe of the Blood God's Console RPG Quest is Playing With Power... Portable Power

Kat and Nadia explores the noble RPG history of the Game Boy on its 30th anniversary.

Obsidian Talks About Ways to be Really Evil in The Outer Worlds

How bad can you get? Pretty bad, it seems.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses' Romances Are Its Weakest Element, and I'm Kind of Glad

Fire Emblem makes a welcome course correction after Fates.

Sega's Failed Attempts to Mock the Game Boy are Still Funny 30 Years Later

Oh, you like the Game Boy? You probably also like drinking out of the toilet. Enjoy your 12 IQ, dumbass.

We Get Up Close and Personal With Monster Hunter World: Iceborne's Newest Monster: The Viper Tobi-Kadachi

Check out gameplay footage from Monster Hunter: World's upcoming expansion, including some new monsters.

Obsidian's The Outer Worlds Is Coming to Switch, Following Other Platforms

All those worlds, somehow crammed into one Switch cartridge.

Axe of the Blood God's Fire Emblem: Three Houses Roundtable

Kat is joined by GameSpot's Kallie Plagge and Gamesbeat's Mike Minotti to dig deep into Three Houses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Budding Talent - How to Unlock Budding Talents for All Students

Here's our complete guide explaining the Budding Talents aspect of Fire Emblem Three Houses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Activity Points - How to Use and Get More Activity Points

This is everything you need to know about Fire Emblem Three Houses Activity Points, including how to use and how to increase the points.

What's Your Favorite Strategy Game?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | With a new Fire Emblem out in the wild, let's talk strategy.

"The Audience Is Absolutely Ruthless... They Don't Care How Many People Died Making the Product"

THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Everything feeds into everything else. It's all connected, man.

Obsidian's Pillars of Eternity is Coming to Nintendo Switch Very Soon

Play the throwback classic on the go.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Blue Lions - All Blue Lion Characters and Students

Here's our guide to the Blue Lions house in Fire Emblem Three Houses, including all students and character strengths and weaknesses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Black Eagles - All Black Eagle Characters and Students

Here's our guide to the Black Eagles house in Fire Emblem Three Houses, including all students and characters.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Golden Deer - All Golden Deer Characters and Students

Here's our guide to the Golden Deer house in Fire Emblem Three Houses, including all students, and other characters.

Inside The Fallout 76 Church That Worships Mr. Pebbles, The First Cat To Go To Space

We talk to the leaders and members of lore-centered Fallout 76 role-playing communities.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Skill Levels - Which Skills to Advance for Every Student

Here's our guide on the best skills to advance for every student and character in Fire Emblem Three Houses.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Battalions - Where to Find the Captain's Quarters

Here's how to unlock Battalions in Fire Emblem Three Houses, and how to find the Captain's Quarters.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Monastery - Dining, Fishing, Greenhouse, Everything You Should Do

Here's our complete guide to the Monastery in Fire Emblem Three Houses, including how to unlock Share a Meal, the Greenhouse, Fishing, and everything you should do in a day.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Crests - How to Get All Crests and Crest Abilities

Here's our guide on Crests in Fire Emblem Three Houses, including how to get every Crest in the game.

Fire Emblem Three Houses Byleth - Should You Pick Male or Female Byleth?

Here's our guide to Byleth in Fire Emblem Three Houses, the main player character.

Fire Emblem: Three Houses Review

Intelligent Systems' venerable tactics series finally returns to console, but is it a success? Our full review.

CD Projekt Red Clarifies Mistranslation Around Cyberpunk 2077's In-Game Religions

A fan translation got a few things wrong.

Fans Are Vowing to Boycott Pokemon Sword and Shield, but Here's How That's Gone in the Past

People aren't shy about airing their opinions on games in development, but are developers listening?

Pokemon Masters Won't Include Sword and Shield Trainers, At Least At Launch

Sorry y'all, we won't get to hang out with Sonia or Oleana pre-launch.

Why Pokemon Masters Won't Have PvP

Pokemon Masters will have co-op, but you won't be able to take the fight to your friends at all.

7 Classic Trainers We Spotted in Our Pokemon Masters Hands-On That Fans Will Remember Fondly

We got extensive hands-on time with Pokemon Masters. Here are some of the cool trainers from deep in Pokemon history that we spotted.

Netflix's The Witcher Will Have a Bathtub, But They Won't Say Who's In It

I mean, we're all hoping it's Geralt.

Mega Man X is Back!...On Mobile

No, it's not Mega Man X9 (yet), but at least you get to play as Cinnamon.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Tips and Tricks, Beginner’s Guide, Controls Layout

In this Assassin's Creed Odyssey guide, we'll be walking you through ship combat, recruiting new crew members, the full controls layout, Exploration versus Guided mode, and more.

Who's Your Favorite Video Game Cat?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Morgana? Cait Sith? Tell us who your favorite video game feline is.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is the Latest Game to Get a Dreams Knockoff

It looks slightly ropy, but still very impressive.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Review

After a decade, a new alliance is here.

Trails of Cold Steel 3's Western Launch Delayed By A Month

North America and Europe will have to wait a bit longer.

New Switch Joy-Con Colors are Coming but Fans Wonder if Nintendo's Fixed the Notorious "Joy-Con Drift"

Joy-Cons are like cars in racing anime: They're snazzy and they're good at drifting.

It Took Several "Crappy Prototypes" For Furi Developer To Get To Haven

A change in pace was not easy, but it was much needed.

How Does Fire Emblem: Three Houses Stack Up Against Persona, Bully, and Other Games With School Settings?

We don't need no education, but video game characters are another story.

The Division 2 Episode 1 Release Date - Expeditions, National Zoo

There’s brand new DLC coming for The Division 2. Here’s what you need to know about The Division 2: Episode 1.

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Multiplayer - How to Unlock on PS4 and Switch

Here's how Multiplayer works in Dragon Quest Builders 2. Our guide to unlocking multiplayer in Dragon Quest Builders 2 and what options are available.

Starting Screen | A Reminder for Fans Raging About Pokemon Sword and Shield: Every New Entry is Somebody's First

In this exciting issue: I recall dismissing Pokemon Ruby and Sapphire as "lazy" back in 2002.

Nihon Falcom's President on Why It's Not Supporting Switch More, Lessons Learned From Ys 8, and Hopes for the Next 5 Years

The state of Nihon Falcom, one of the oldest RPG studios in existence, in 2019.

You'll Have To Play Cyberpunk 2077 At Least Three Times To See How Life Paths Pan Out

Where you come from will affect where you go, and how.

Axe of the Blood God: Fire Emblem: Three Houses, Dragon Quest Builders 2, Switch Lite, and More!

Kat and Nadia finally have some new RPGs to play. Here's what they think of Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Dragon Quest Builders 2!

What's Your Favorite Video Game Spinoff?

COMMUNITY QUESTION | Dragon Quest's latest spinoff is out, so let's talk about other spinoff games we adore.

You Can't Hurt Key Story Characters Or Children In Cyberpunk 2077

I really hope this isn't your dealbreaker.

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