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Valve Says It’s Not Working on a New Left 4 Dead Game

The company explored a follow-up to the zombie multiplayer series, but it didn’t go forward.

Sadly, ‘Cyberpunk 2077’ Has Been Delayed Until September

The CD Projekt RED RPG getting delayed joins 'Final Fantasy VII' and 'Avengers.'

The Latest Addition to Smash Bros. Is, Of Course, a Fire Emblem Character

Sure it's another Fire Emblem character, but at least they don't just use a sword.

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The Nemesis System Could Make for an Amazing Batman Game

We theorycraft what the ideal Batman game could look like.

'The Mandalorian' Is a Better Future for Star Wars Than 'Rise of Skywalker'

The strengths of Star Wars might just shine brighter on the small screen.

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What Does It Really Mean to Be an Indie Game?

With 'Handmade Pixels' one of gaming's most popular academics tries to figure out the logic behind a messy, contested label.

'Wattam' Is a Children's Guide to Eco-Radicalism

'Katamari Damacy' designer Keita Takahashi thinks friendship is our best shot at saving the planet.

‘A Short Hike’ Is an Utterly Delightful Game From 2019 Everyone Needs to Play

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Lead the Armies of Death in This Macabre Monochrome Strategy Game

Games where you take the the bad guy role are nothing new, but 'Death Crown' breaks with tradition by playing it straight.

The Best Distillation of 'The Witcher' Isn't on Netflix

If you want to see a more accurate version of Geralt of Rivia in the flesh, don't overlook this 2016 fan film, 'The Witcher: First Hunt.'

The Netflix Witcher Series Thinks Way Too Big, Way Too Fast

A quintessential "low fantasy" series grounded in everyday realism gets reimagined as yet another story of court politics and important events.

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This 'Final Fantasy XIV' Interview With Yoko Taro Includes, of Course, Tofu Talk

The Nier designer collaborated with the 'Final Fantasy XIV' developers, and we recently had a chance to ask them a few questions. It got interesting.

Players Are Pushing Their Bodies to the Limit Speedrunning Nintendo's Fitness Game

Some people are spending nearly 24 hours playing 'Ring Fit Adventure,' with the only limit being how long their bodies can stand it.

Episodic Games Were the Future, and the Future Was Dead on Arrival

Games like 'Hitman' and 'Life is Strange' showed the magic of a shared, episodic experience. They also showed its fragility.

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The Mysterious, Magical End of 'Disco Elysium' Was One of the Year's Best

Time is running out, but for who, and on what scale?

Death Stranding’s Hero Is Just a Side Character

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