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Naughty Dog Promises "Exciting Things" for the Newly Renamed Last of Us Day

"Outbreak Day" isn't a thing anymore, by the by.

The New Myst Remake for Oculus Rift Is Also Coming to PC

Cyan is rebuilding the 1993 classic from the ground-up for VR as well as flatscreen play.

Sony Reveals PlayStation Plus Collection, a Library of PS4 Games Launching Alongside PS5

PlayStation's version of Game Pass, it seems.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim Review: A Cruel Kaiju's Thesis

Vanillaware's latest is a twisty sci-fi melodrama, with a bland side of RTS.

Tell Me Why: Chapter 3 Review: Facing the Facts

Dontnod's series concludes with a solid chapter.

Tell Me Why: Chapter Two Review: High and Dry

Dontnod's middle act struggles to keep the momentum.

Paradise Killer Review: Love Dies

An island murder mystery where discovery is intoxicating, even if the climax falls flat.

The Sinking City Publisher Nacon Fires Back at Developers Over Delisting

Nacon says it "emphatically rejects" the statement from Frogwares on a factual basis.

Facebook Is Rebranding Oculus, But the Name Won't Be Going Away

Oculus VR products and the studio publishing branch will keep the name.

The Sinking City Delisted As Frogwares Feuds With Publisher

A contract dispute has led to the disappearance of this Lovecraftian story from some storefronts.

Find the Culprit in Paradise Killer Next Week on PC and Switch

Celebrate the end of summer with a murder mystery.

13 Sentinels: Aegis Rim is Vanillaware's Boldest Game Yet

After a few hours with Vanillaware's latest, producer Akiyasu Yamamoto tells us more about the 1980s-set mecha vs. kaiju epic.

A Firewatch Movie Is Officially in Development

The narrative trek through the woods is getting another shot at the cinema.

The Last of Us on HBO Intends to Use a "Jaw Drop" Worthy Idea Cut From the Games

Craig Mazin says there's an old idea that he and Neil Druckmann "have to do" for the series.

Necrobarista Will Get Free DLC Stories About Its Supporting Cast

With additional gameplay fixes and adjustments on the way.

Tell Me Why Studio's Massive FAQ Explains How It Will Tackle Trans, Queer, and Indigenous Topics

Dontnod addresses, in both spoiler and non-spoiler terms, many questions folks likely have.

Tell Me Why's First Chapter Launches in August

With a later launch on Xbox Series X.

Xbox's Phil Spencer Promises the "Most Diverse Collection of First-Party Games" for July's Showcase

He's also teasing upcoming news on Xbox working "directly with Japanese creators."

Weird West: Making an Immersive Sim From With a Distributed Team, and Without Chris Avellone

Former Arkane president Raphael Colantonio talks going indie, incorporating his band's music, and sheds light on how WolfEye is working on Weird West together, apart.

Even With a Death Stranding Camera Hack, You Can’t Perv on Norman Reedus

Nothing to see here but the stream, folks.

Google Stadia Picks Up New Exclusives From Harmonix and Supermassive Games

In its quest for cloud dominance, Stadia's getting more content to call its own.

Lake is a Chill Mail-Delivery Game Where You "Probably" Can't Run Anyone Over

We speak to Gamious co-founder Jos Bouman about Lake.

Deadly Premonition 2's Transphobic Scenes Will Be Rewritten by Creator Swery

The creator has put out an apology for the original scenes.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 Is Launching Right Onto Xbox Game Pass This Month

Kiryu's story is moving along on both Xbox and Game Pass in lock-step.

Deadly Premonition 2 Patches Are "In the Works" According to Publisher

Time will tell if "improving the title" means fixing that frame rate up.

The Dark Pictures: Little Hope Will Launch Just in Time For Halloween Frights

The follow-up to Man of Medan now has an October release in its sights.

Deadly Premonition 2 Review: What Year Is This, Zach?

Some cases may be better left closed.

Mark Hoppus of Blink-182 Does an Impromptu Performance on The Last of Us 2's Guitar

"Dammit" might've been a bit odd coming from Ellie by herself, but Hoppus makes it work.

Vampire: The Masquerade - Swansong Invites You to a Bloody New England Mystery

This vampire party is bloodier than usual.

LA Noire VR Devs Say They're Working on a New VR Title for Rockstar

Could Rockstar be throwing its weight behind a triple-A open-world VR title?

Tangles and Snips: How Two Brothers Went From Flash to Nintendo and Apple

How chance connections helped these brothers continue making the things they enjoy.

The Last of Us Part 2 Won’t Get Any DLC, Director Says

You could say the notion is being left behind.

Ken Levine Wants to "Go to the Outrageous and Ridiculous" With His New Project

He also says he's still not involved with 2K's new BioShock.

The Last of Us Part 2's Writers Reveal Some Ideas That Were Cut From the Final Game

Neil Druckmann and Halley Gross discuss how the story changed over time.

How Realistic Is the No Loading Screen Benchmark For PS5 and Xbox Series X? We Asked the Devs

Developers working on games for PS5 and Xbox Series X weigh in on what we can expect from those new solid-state hard drives.

Facebook Buys Order: 1886 and Lone Echo Developer Ready At Dawn

The studio will continue its work with virtual reality as part of Oculus Studios.

The Last of Us Part 2 Beats Sony UK Sales Record In Opening Weekend

Naughty Dog's latest shot to the top of the UK sales charts, setting records along the way.

Night in the Woods' Scott Benson Teases "Brand New" Game, Not a Sequel

Don't expect a return to Possum Springs.

Dustborn, the Next Game From the Dreamfall Chapters Devs, Is a Neo-Western Road Trip

Red Thread's building a journey through the Divided States of America.

Control Is Coming to Next-Gen Consoles

Remedy confirms that the Bureau will return for another generation.

Little Hope, the Next Dark Pictures Game, Delayed to Fall 2020

Supermassive's next game is taking a little extra time due to real-world circumstances.

Death Stranding Reveals PC Specs and Enticing New Details on Its Half-Life Crossover

Seems like some Portal will be in the mix too?

The Last of Us Part 2's Hotline Miami Nod Was Almost Going to Be a Self-Reference

We could've been in for another Uncharted 4-style hat-tip.

USG Game of the Month: If Found Teaches Us There's Beauty in the Wake of Suffering

If Found is about the pain of change, and the growth that comes of that struggle.

PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan Talks Keeping PS4 Owners Happy Into Next-Gen

Noting that many won't buy a PS5 "for a couple of years," Sony sees a "responsibility" to serve its PS4 base.

Report: New PS4 Games Must Be Compatible With PS5 From July 13 Onward

A new report says Sony is outlining next-gen compatibility for current devs.

The Last of Us Part 2 Developers Talk About Walking Ellie's Path Through the Real Seattle

You know there'll be a flood of up-close comparisons once the game launches.

The Last of Us Part 2 Has a Sneaky Tribute to Hotline Miami and the Vita

Hey, Ellie, do you know what Vita means?

Where to Watch Today's The Last of Us Part 2 Gameplay Showcase

This may be the last big preview of what Naughty Dog has in store for us.

PS4 Days of Play Sale Returns With Death Stranding, Dreams, and Nioh 2 Savings

It'll basically lead right up to the release of The Last of Us Part 2.

If Found Review: Falling out of Love

A mesmerising commentary on the nature of relationships.

Red Dead Redemption 2: How to Increase Camp Morale

Here's our guide on everything you need to know about the camp system in Red Dead Redemption 2, including how to keep your companions happy.

If You Like Ellie's Tattoo, Sony Hopes You'll Like The Last of Us 2 Special Edition PS4 Pro

Fern on the console, fern on the controller, fern on whatever you'd like.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Walkthrough

Here's our complete beginner's guide to Red Dead Redemption 2, detailing all the essential tips and more that you need to know going into the huge game.

PlayStation Studios' New Cinematic Opening for First-Party Games Has Some Marvel Vibes

Sony Interactive Entertainment Worldwide Studios is a lot to type, so why not make things simpler?

GameStop Hypes up Killing Dogs in The Last of Us Part 2 to the Internet’s Dismay

Last of Us Part 2 does feature violence against dogs, but Naughty Dog isn't the one saying that's something to be "excited" about.

A New Last of Us Part 2 Trailer Arrives Tomorrow

Another look at what's left for The Last of Us.

The Last of Us Part 2 Development Wraps With a Message From Neil Druckmann

"No matter what you've seen, or heard, or read, nothing compares to playing this thing from beginning to end."

USG Notebook: We're Still Not Certain Why The Last of Us 2 Story Was Leaked

There's been a lot of speculation but little confirmation.

Naughty Dog Asks People to Keep The Last of Us Part 2 Spoilers to Themselves

If you've seen them, please don't share them.

Sony Announces New Release Dates for The Last of Us Part 2 and Ghost of Tsushima

PlayStation's summer blockbusters set some revised launch dates.

Kentucky Route Zero's Long-Awaited Junebug Album Is Finally Coming Later This Year

First announced in 2016, you can pre-order the 11-song album now.

Telling Lies, the Acclaimed Follow-Up to Her Story, Is Coming to Consoles

The FMV mystery hits Switch, PS4, and Xbox One on Tuesday.

Observer: System Redux, a Next-Gen Upgrade of the Cyberpunk Thriller, Gets a Reveal Trailer

Rutger Hauer's cyberpunk detective is back for an encore.

Disaster Report 4: Summer Memories Review: A Disaster of Its Own Making

Disaster Report returns to the West, only now it's without what made the oddball series special in the first place.

Steam's Second Game Festival Is Live With Over 40 Demos That Missed Out on GDC

From a winemaking sim to a kickball brawler, there's lots to play right now.

Murder By Numbers Review: The Wright Stuff

Mediatonic's new detective game promises to serve up picross puzzles with pizazz. The result certainly ticks a lot of the right boxes.

Carmen Sandiego Is Going Back to its Roots With a New Netflix Game

Please choose between sneaking to Kiev or Carolina...

Dreams Runs on PS5, But Don't Take That as Confirmation of a Port

Media Molecule says "that's just us being devs and exploring."

Murder by Numbers, a Picross Detective Game From the Hatoful Boyfriend Team, Debuts in March

Brush up on your detective work and drill those nonograms.

The 25 Best Mobile Games for iOS and Android

From smartphones to tablets, these are the best games you can get on your iOS and Android devices. Now updated for 2020!

BAFTA Winning Storybook Game Florence Is Coming to Switch, PC, and Mac This Month

This quaint love story is finding a few new homes.

Kentucky Route Zero Has a Slightly Hidden "Multiplayer" Mode Now

It's kind of pass-and-play?

Kojima Productions is Planning to Work on Multiple Projects, Including One "Big" Game

Yoji Shinkawa seems interested in manga, too.

Ninja Theory Teases New Game About "Mental Terror," Project: Mara

Ninja Theory is diving deeper into mental health issues and games.

Shenmue 3 is Finally Letting You Skip (Almost) Every Single Conversation

No more waiting on someone's initial dialogue.

You Can Play All of Clem's Journey Through The Walking Dead on Switch Today [Update]

The delisted games will also be returning to Steam this week.

Shenmue 3's First DLC Will Let You Play As Someone Other Than Ryo

Some new playable characters enter the fray.

Doki Doki Literature Club Creator Says New Content is Coming This Year

He's also got a new original VN in the works.

Eric Van Allen's Top 10 Games of 2019: The Head and the Heart

Murder Hogwarts, class of 2019.

Caty McCarthy's Top 10 Games of 2019: Beyond the Pale

It's me, the Art Cop.

"We Had to Make the Chicken and the Egg at the Same Time:" A We Happy Few Postmortem

How Compulsion Games found itself in stormy weather.

The Wolf Among Us 2 is Starting From Scratch, Telltale Confirms [Update]

The new CEO of Telltale says the sequel is starting fresh.

Surprise: The Wolf Among Us 2 Is Back in Production

This werewolf's undead, sort of.

Telltale's Batman Gets a Noir Makeover For Shadows Edition

Bats is back with a brand new look.

Detroit: Become Human Guide - Tips, Tricks and Controls

Detroit: Become Human Romance guide, Best Endings, Voice actors, and more.

Danganronpa Creator Announces New Full-Motion Video Game

The creator of the killing games turns to FMV.

The Next BioShock is in Development at a Brand New 2K Studio

Cloud Chamber will spend the "next several years" on the revival.

Riot Games Announces Forge, a Third-Party Arm Focused on Narrative Games

It'll focus on "single-player/story-focused" games in the Runeterra universe.

The Game Awards Has Around 10 New Games and Projects to Reveal

It'll run for almost three hours, too.

Report: A Plague Tale 2 is In Development

Get down with the sickness, again.

In the Valley of Gods Is "On Hold" While Campo Santo Devs Work on Other Valve Projects

Campo Santo's follow-up to Firewatch isn't currently being worked on.

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