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Ifrit roaring in Final Fantasy 16 surrounded by fire.

Final Fantasy XVI cracks the action-RPG formula with spectacular combat

We played 90 minutes of Final Fantasy XVI and walked away craving more of its high-octane, real-time combat.
Cheshire and Cereza look out at a forest landscape in Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon.

Bayonetta Origins: Cereza and the Lost Demon might be the new Okami

Multiple wrestlers posing for cover of AEW: Fight Forever.

5 features AEW: Fight Forever needs to set itself apart from WWE 2K23

Samus stares up at Meta Ridley in Metroid Prime Remastered.

The best video games of February 2023: Metroid Prime, Wild Hearts, and more

Two girls ride a merry-go-round in The Last of Us.

HBO’s The Last of Us show spotlights the series’ best game: Left Behind

Factorio running on a Steam Deck.

Happy birthday, Steam Deck: console and PC gamers debate its first year

Enemy with sword in Warzone 2.0.

5 features Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 Season 3 needs to implement

Harley Quinn lays down while speaking to Amanda Waller in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League's reveal trailer

Everything announced at Sony’s February 2023 State of Play

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PlayStation VR2’s best launch game isn’t the one you we’re expecting

Bugs Bunny holding a pie in Multiversus.

Multiversus’ 99% player drop is a lesson in how not to make a free-to-play game

A side view of the PlayStation VR2, which sits on a wood table.

Get these 6 PlayStation VR2 launch games to showcase its features

A robot's face pulls apart as it screams in Atomic Heart.

Atomic Heart restored my fragmented faith in PC ports

Run Legends key art shows runners running towards monsters.

This mobile fitness game will turn your daily walk into an RPG

Run Legends is a unique mobile game that turns exercise into a walking-based RPG.
A replay of a Gran Turismo Sophy Race Together match in Gran Turismo 7.

Gran Turismo Sophy devs explain how it taught an AI racer sportsmanlike conduct

Experts from Sony AI break down the AI powering Gran Turismo 7's new GT Sophy Race Together mode.
Zale and Valere from Sea of Stars

Sea of Stars’ unique RPG combat has already won me over

Sea of Stars lured me in with its charming art style and turn-based gameplay, but it’s still too early to tell if it's worth playing from start to end.
Key art for Marvel Snap's Into the Quantum Realm season.

Marvel Snap is the first game to nail MCU movie tie-ins

Marvel Snap's Into the Quantum Realm season is a great example of how to do movie tie-ins right in a comic book game.
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Bringing VR’s best Star Wars game to PlayStation VR2 was a no-brainer, devs say

Star Wars: Tales from Galaxy's Edge Enhanced Edition's developers reveal the benefits of making games for PlayStation VR2.
A student waving a wand in Hogwarts Legacy.

Hogwarts Legacy works better as a TV show than as a video game

The video game Hogwarts Legacy is a hit with fans and critics alike, but it would have been even better as a TV show.
Main characters of Modern Warfare 2.

Modern Warfare 2’s new season is proof Call of Duty needs to take a year off

The state of Modern Warfare 2 is dire, proving that Call of Duty needs to take a year off to give developers more time.
A wolf and a fawn stare at each other in Blanc.

The perfect date night game just launched in time for Valentine’s Day

If you're looking for a good co-op game for your Valentine's Day date night, Blanc has you covered.
A Chiefs and Eagles player run down the field in Madden NFL 23.

Madden NFL 23’s Super Bowl LVII prediction couldn’t have been more wrong

Madden NFL 23 predicted the Eagles would beat the Chiefs 31-17. Here's what actually went down.
Wild Hearts player in front of cherry blossom tree.

Wild Hearts is a more sensitive, respectful monster hunting game

More than any other monster-hunting game, Wild Hearts makes me more self-conscious about my impact on the environment.
Samus stares down Thardus in Metroid Prime Remastered.

Metroid Prime Remastered gives the best video game soundtrack its due

Twenty years later, Metroid Prime's soundtrack still stands tall as one of the finest video game scores ever composed.
Lone Echo Arena Review

Meta’s unceremonious Echo VR shutdown is a missed Metaverse opportunity

Echo VR was once Meta's most promising virtual world. Its shutdown is a missed opportunity for its struggling Metaverse.
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Dead Space 2 doesn’t need a remake. It’s already perfect

The Dead Space remake did a great job of breathing life into the original game, but Dead Space 2 doesn't need the same treatment.
Samus stares up at Meta Ridley in Metroid Prime Remastered.

Metroid Prime Remastered makes one of the best games of all time even better

How do you make a perfect game better? In the case of Metroid Prime Remastered, all it took were a few small touches.
Link looks at his hand in The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

Don’t expect Zelda’s $70 price to become the new Switch standard, says Nintendo

The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom costs $70, but Nintendo tells Digital Trends it will decide game pricing on a case-by-case basis in the future.
The main character of Season: A Letter to the Future stands in a field of purple flowers.

Season: A Letter to the Future was shaped by an ‘era of bad feelings’

Season: A Letter to the Future's narrative director, Kevin Sullivan, breaks down the real-world stress that shaped the game.
Kirby is dressed as a mech in Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe.

You’re going to love new mech ability in Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe

Kirby's Return to Dream Land Deluxe isn't just a rerelease of a 2011 Wii game. it's a rerelease of a 2011 Wii game that gives Kirby a mech.
Samus Aran stands tall in Metroid Prime Remastered.

Everything announced at the February 2023 Nintendo Direct

Metroid Prime Remastered and The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom were highlights of the February 2023 Nintendo Direct.
A giant fortress looms in Meet Your Maker.

7 Steam Next Fest demos to check out: Meet Your Maker, Afterimage, and more

Meet Your Maker, Afterimage, Tape to Tape, and more stand out as some of the best demos at Steam Next Fest.
Chai points a finger gun at a robot in Hi-Fi Rush.

Hi-Fi Rush director reveals the secret to making a great music game

Hi-Fi Rush Game Director John Johanas breaks down Tango Gameworks' more accessible approach to the rhythm-action genre.
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5 ways video game adaptations can learn from The Last of Us

Future video game adaptations could stand to take these notes from HBO's The Last of Us.
Issac stands tall in the Dead Space remake.

I played the original Dead Space before the remake — and I regret it

Playing the 2008 version of Dead Space before the remake sounded like a good idea at first, but I wish I'd left my memory hazy.

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