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Review: ‘Tetris’ is fun—but it reveals the weaknesses of a product movie

'It’s really a story about friendship.'

On Mar 31, 2023 by Tiffany Kelly

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People are spoiling ‘Hogwarts Legacy’ as a new way of protesting the game

This spoiler-filled copypasta is the latest way of striking back against J.K. Rowling.

On Feb 13, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Hogwarts Legacy’ faces new backlash over Harry Potter’s first trans character Sirona Ryan

The character's name is under fire, prompting comparisons to tone-deaf 'Harry Potter' names like Cho Chang.

On Feb 7, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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The ‘Forspoken’ dialogue controversy is back with vengeance—and it’s more complicated than before

'Forspoken' is facing criticism both for 'cringey' one-liners, and for a lack of Black writers on its creative team.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Why the clickers are the breakout stars of ‘The Last of Us’ episode 2

The HBO show's recreation of 'The Last of Us' gameplay is earning praise from fans.

On Jan 23, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘The Last of Us’ is a surefire hit, offering a sensitive yet gripping take on zombie clichés

Pedro Pascal and Bella Ramsey bring emotional depth to this thrilling zombie apocalypse series.

On Jan 15, 2023 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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People are convinced a man was arrested for putting classified military bases in Minecraft

The allegation is entirely fabricated.

On Nov 29, 2022 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Bayonetta’ voice actress calls for a boycott over ‘insulting’ $4,000 pay offer (updated)

Hellena Taylor says she wasn't offered a living wage to voice the lead role in 'Bayonetta 3.'

On Oct 18, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘God damn, at least go to a different GameStop!’: Former GameStop worker says man who stole their PlayStation display tried to sell it back to them

'There's audacity. Then there's this guy.'

On Aug 15, 2022 by Lauren Castro

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‘Stray’ is already inspiring some incredible mods

Gamers are modifying the hit PlayStation game to play as their own cat... along with some more experimental mods.

On Jul 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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PlayStation’s Stray is engrossing cats—as well as humans

There are dozens of videos and photos of cats engaging with the game.

On Jul 20, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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Kyle Rittenhouse inspires politician who wants to repatriate immigrants to make video game about night the Midwestern teen killed 2 people

'Steam needs to remove this racist game RIGHT NOW!'

On May 9, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Hogwarts Legacy accused of using an antisemitic trope with goblin plot

The villain reveal led to a resurgence of an old criticism.

On Mar 21, 2022 by Michelle Jaworski

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The best indie games on Nintendo Switch right now

Don't miss the biggest new games to hit the indie scene.

On Mar 18, 2022 by AJ Dellinger

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10 of the best holiday gift ideas for gamers

Yes, even for the pros.

On Dec 14, 2021 by Beck Diaz