From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite games in 2020.
This Greek myth feels like the culmination of everything Supergiant Games has created thus far.
We look back on the RPGs that defined the turbulent year that was 2020.
The legendary creator says the spirit will stay alive.
There's a lot—good, bad, and everything in between—to look back on this year. I don't know about you, but I'm mostly feeling tired.
If you were hoping for the highest of high-end performance… dream on, Faden.
Heartbreak for the Geno hopefuls, yet again.
Yet another way to play Among Us today and one more planned for next year.
2020's most confusing Nintendo decision is a "celebration," but hey, at least we know the island fun won't be stopping soon.
Turns out Nintendo had another card up its sleeve. A card with, uh… with dice on it.
Originally a PlayStation Vita exclusive, now arriving on North American Switches.
The classic roguelike platformer *and* the new hotness are finally coming to Nintendo.
Warner's pushing back its toasty release for a dual debut in theaters and on HBO Max.
Break out your holiday wishlist and hope for some surprise releases.
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A strong debut for Sony hasn't stopped Switches from flying off shelves.
Hades, Final Fantasy 7 Remake, and Among Us did get some well-earned love too.
In pursuit of a disc-flinging esports renaissance, Dotemu's leaving this sequel in the oven a bit longer.
Our money's on it being Geoff Keighley himself. Imagine getting hit with a "World Premiere" Final Smash.
Hades' writing has raised the bar up to Olympus and beyond.
Communities are at odds with Nintendo's stalwart defense of its brands.
Start the new year right: by fighting some Evil Exes.
We delve deep into the history of the studio behind Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077.
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The Phantom Thieves are charging back into action.
More information on the team-up will be released as part of a new podcast series.
A new translation and some key quality-of-life additions make this genre pioneer worth playing.
The defendant was sentenced for both hacking and possession of child pornography.
Some songs work in any Fuser mix and some don't. Obviously, we had to rank them.
Where's the pistol in Classic Mode though, id?
Goodbye awkward Twitter posts, hello QR codes.
As for whether the spoon-bending psychic-type will appear in the TCG again, that's up to Nintendo.
There's something mysterious afoot next summer.
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The final sip will need to steep a while longer.
That means it'll also be removed from the eShop soon.
With many still banking V-Bucks from one Battle Pass to buy the next, Epic’s adding a new subscription to entice players.
No, sadly, Goro is not one of them.
This terrible, historic year has also seen an uptick in interest around gaming. That's exactly when our best writers should follow their instincts.
Hot on the heels of IO's big 007 announcement, Hitman's looking to give Night City a run for its money.
This is not a drill; I repeat, this is not a drill.
Checking in on Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin, WoW: Shadowlands, and even more Fall 2020 releases.
It sounds like this is one big benefit of Smart Delivery for developers.
Hades is a great choice, Doom Eternal... less so.
Sorry, Nintendo, but Mitzi won't ever be taking down her Bernie 2020 yard sign.
Supergiant and Naughty Dog have racked up the nods at this year's Keighley-tastic show.
The Chicago-based team is also welcoming some Bungie talent to the fold and creating a new Co-CEO position.
Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity shows you a good time in Calamity Ganon's looming shadow.
Party like it's 2002.
Move your island! Expand your home inventory! Go completely bald for the holidays!
Steve isn't into diamonds anymore. He's all about Kyber crystals now.
This week's episode is all about Square Enix.
The company is warning more could be potentially compromised.
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Look out world, Kirby has some important poyo to take care of.
Rest assured, The Legend of Heroes will survive the 2020 apocalypse.
Pump the brakes on transferring that Shiny Groudon to Pokemon Sword and Shield.
The streaming giant's new response to a rash of copyright-related removals is seen by many as long-overdue and insufficient.
Listen to me, Nintendo.
These combinations are haunting my every waking moment.
Another Telltale adventure property makes a comeback.
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Remedy needs a bit more time getting Control ready for PS5 and the new Xboxes.
The Switch is still pretty popular.
Brenda Romero and her team are close to launching their take on 1920s Chicago, and it's shaping up to be full of storytelling potential.
GDQ is sticking with social distancing, which means we get another round of off-beat speedrun showcases.
It's a single-player adventure from the makers of Battle Chasers: Nightwar.
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Ahead of Season 7's launch, Respawn's Jason McCord also fills us in on Horizon, map design, and Respawn's new studio.
Let's do the time warp again.
A new map and a new way to get around are coming to the Apex Games.
Transfer your save when the full game comes out! You can't lose, hero.
Travis Touchdown is really making himself at home on Nintendo's latest device.
Cloud gaming is rolling out on more Switches.
Hopefully it'll run better at launch than the Switch version did.
Many have come over, yet some remain overseas.
You're guaranteed to make new Poke-friends in Sword and Shield's Crown Tundra DLC. (Still, stay away from Stunfisk.)
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The start of Season 7 will mark Apex's Steam debut.
Updating Westwood's 1997 classic is a bit harder than expected without the source code.
Nintendo's experiments with AR and Toys-to-Life games don't pay off in full here, but there's still some fun to be had.
After the success of 3D All-Stars, this new trend is starting to feel uneasy.
Inside: More jokes about Steve's reproductive organ in the context of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.
Sometimes, you don't need to aim to shatter convention or establish a new genre.
Shadow Dragon, in its original form, but only for a limited time.
It might not be a total overhaul, but it's a spit-shine at the very least.
So long "complete" editions of Pokemon games, you will not be missed.
Connect will bridge the gap between consoles and generations.
To avoid a Modern Warfare problem, Fortnite's new update is like ripping off a band-aid.
It doesn't sound like ads are necessarily going away, but 2K promises the issue "will be fixed in future episodes."
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