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From thirsty gods to avaricious raccoons, these were our favorite games in 2020.
It takes the few good impulses of Disney's TV expansion and combines them with the best kind of Star Wars worldbuilding there is.
An earnest wish after a difficult year.
We look back on the RPGs that defined the turbulent year that was 2020.
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.
Yet another way to play Among Us today and one more planned for next year.
The new additions look out of place to many, but 343 says a toggle option is being explored.
Warner's pushing back its toasty release for a dual debut in theaters and on HBO Max.
"We hope they'll give us a chance to improve the game on the original consoles," says Marcin Iwi?ski.
Living life one development milestone at a time.
The studio says it will be working on several updates to tune up the last-gen version.
Images of the in-development Resident Evil seem to be circulating.
Two publishing giants want the makers of the Dirt and Formula One games.
We dig deep into Cyberpunk 2077, the Mass Effect reveal, and more.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Disney and The Game Awards combine for an overwhelming assault of entertainment news
A strong debut for Sony hasn't stopped Switches from flying off shelves.
Joanna's back in a new story conceived by The Initiative.
Michael Booth joins Anna Sweet, CEO of Bad Robot Games, on a journey from Valve to VR to JJ.
More awards means another year of new demos.
In a year full of other adaptation news, you might've forgotten we're due for a Wake-up call on TV.
Be a Kiwi for a day if you want to get into Night City now.
Browser-based Xbox cloud gaming is just around the corner.
Yes, Infinite will be coming out about a year later than originally intended, but test flights are making a comeback.
Red Thread's dystopian road trip may end up being the first title published by David Cage's newly independent studio.
A Game Informer editor says she experienced a grand mal seizure as a result of a particular scene.
Raashi Sikka joins Ubisoft from Uber, a company with its own public struggles regarding worker treatment.
The Cyberpunk 2077 developer is still doing well, but there are ominous signs.
We'll have our review up in due time, but here's how other outlets are feeling about CD Projekt Red's latest.
We delve deep into the history of the studio behind Witcher 3 and Cyberpunk 2077.
Certain performance quirks and absent features won't be around for long, at least not according to Microsoft.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | In the absence of very successful people saying very silly things, this week's column is (almost) all about the numbers
You'll still be leaving Verdansk for a new Cold War locale soon, just not *that* soon.
If you've managed to get a new console, you might worry about a sudden failure blindsiding you. Here's what experts think about the longevity of the new machines so far.
Jesse Faden's bringing Haven, Va-11 Hall-A, and cheap three-month subscriptions with her.
Where's the pistol in Classic Mode though, id?
We've barely heard a peep about Xbox's delayed launch title since August.
Never has the title "Homeless Guy" been so compelling.
Plus, you can pre-install (some) Game Pass games.
The Doom Slayer is sliding in for a last-minute 2020 launch on Nintendo's platform.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Phil Spencer says tribalism could drive him out of the industry.
A Microsoft spokesperson says that developers are "just now scratching the surface" of what the new Xbox consoles can do.
4A Games is also working on the next Metro and exploring potential for multiplayer.
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.
A look at all the enhancements being made to FIFA 21 on Xbox Series X and PS5.
Spencer still isn't into the console wars mindset. The real issue, as he sees it, is one the whole entertainment industry faces.
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 WEEK IN BUSINESS | For many, next-gen may not be accessible until early 2021.
A showcase of how limited even a good Call of Duty can be.
It sounds like this is one big benefit of Smart Delivery for developers.
Hades is a great choice, Doom Eternal... less so.
Avoid those pesky copyright claims.
The minds behind Agent 47 are concocting an origin for a different kind of secret agent.
Supergiant and Naughty Dog have racked up the nods at this year's Keighley-tastic show.
Looks like Titan and Vanguard are getting more support from EA after all.
Hugues Ricour, once the boss at Ubisoft Singapore, will remain employed in a different position after a leadership audit.
The Chicago-based team is also welcoming some Bungie talent to the fold and creating a new Co-CEO position.
The Microsoft Flight Simulator of sports games? How Madden 21 on PS5 and Xbox Series X uses Next Gen Stats to power its gameplay.
See how the two console generations handle Night City.
Bungie brought back the Cosmodrome and, inadvertently, the act of shooting lazily into a room for shiny engrams.
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | Don't worry, there's PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S stuff in here too
There's beta support out right now, but some features are absent on the Sony side.
Two consoles, two visions for the future. We compare their specs, games, and prospects for the future.
We're never gonna protect this trippy Tetris realm if you don't!
Go from rags to riches with some proper management.
Cross-progression is the number one feature I want from this generation.
Sales-wise, the new Xbox consoles are off to a good start, at least vaguely so.
It seems like a pretty bad idea.
The streaming giant's new response to a rash of copyright-related removals is seen by many as long-overdue and insufficient.
Taylor will be the first (and so far only) person from the games to reprise their role on TV.
WWF No Mercy director Hideyuki Iwashita is also working on the project.
Phil Spencer says Microsoft isn't "out there with [its] business card" courting teams in Japan.
We break down the reasons why Xbox Game Pass is an essential pickup now that the Xbox Series X is here.
Get ready to go beyond.
It's not a new standard just yet, but that $70 Demon's Souls could've cost more.
The Yakuza series treads new ground, finding its next legend in the process.
More than enough time to binge The Mandalorian or to watch 1986's Mr. Boogedy several dozen times.
A new report says studios big and small were recently approached.
The Master Chief Collection will be complete on Windows in just a matter of days.
Our complete breakdown of this week's PS5 and Xbox Series X launch.
A fantastic historical setting is once again weighed down by all the cruft we've come to associate with Assassin's Creed.
COMMUNITY QUESTION | Now that the dust has settled and reviews are out, are you picking up a new console?
THIS WEEK IN BUSINESS | The Xbox Series X|S and PS5 offer two competing visions for the future.
Horror fans will have to wait for next-gen terror.
Remedy needs a bit more time getting Control ready for PS5 and the new Xboxes.
In addition to getting a WNBA career mode, there's a bunch of other new additions coming.
Game Pass subscribers get EA Play on the same day it receives Respawn's Star Wars title.
They may not all have their own next-gen version, but they'll still get a boost on next-gen.
A large chunk of the digital-only console's drive is dedicated to the operating system.
Microsoft's new console inspires plenty of optimism, but it still has a few hurdles to overcome.
It's certainly going to be a week.
As Yakuza's Western fanbase grows, a global launch seems like the right call.
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