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Games Features

What Happens to a Streamer Known for Opening Loot Boxes After They're Gone?

YouTube creator Jon Sandman is famous for opening loot boxes in 'Rocket League,' a game that's about to ditch them.
Patrick Klepek
8.15.19
Games Features

Grandson Makes WWII Game Based on 92-Year-Old Grandmother's Tragic Memories

'Brukel' takes inspiration from games like 'Gone Home' to capture what it was like to grow up on the frontlines of war.
Patrick Klepek
8.8.19
Games Features

The Return of the Dirtbag F1 Driver, and 'F1 2019'

The zoomers are mean.
Rob Zacny
8.7.19
Games Features

An Online Feud Killed a Gaming Oddity People Had Waited 21 Years For

The strange world of fan localizations—a land of eternal hope and broken promises—dashed the excitement of fans ready to play this obscure 'Twin Peaks'-inspired game.
Patrick Klepek
8.6.19
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The Unexpected Legacy of 'Dog's Life' AKA Grand Theft Auto with Dogs

Nobody thought much of 'Dog's Life' when it was released in 2004, but over time, it found an audience that appreciated its very specific weirdness.
Oliver Luddy
8.2.19
Games Features

The Near Impossible 20-Year Journey to Translate 'Fire Emblem: Thracia 776'

Nintendo's heralded strategy series is now completely playable in English, thanks to the tireless work of fans battling what the community dubbed the "translation patch killer."
Patrick Klepek
7.29.19
Games Features

20 Years Later, ‘Jagged Alliance 2’ Remains an Irreplaceable Tactics Game

A renaissance in tactics games has never come close to matching one of the classics of 1999.
Rob Zacny
7.25.19
Games Features

20-Second Gauntlets of Death Are the Hottest Trend in 'Mario Maker'

The best part is, you don't have to be an expert to beat them!
Patrick Klepek
7.24.19
Games Features

How a Young Adult Author Got Her Start Writing 'Pride and Prejudice' Fanfic About Neopets

Trying to escape the colonial baggage of English literature, Jordan Ifueko took her fantasies to Neopia.
Elizabeth Ballou
7.23.19
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The Emotional Story Behind the Music in 'Sea of Solitude'

Singer-songwriter Stella Angelika was just returning to music after a personally traumatic event. She had no idea her work would so closely parallel the game it ended up in.
Patrick Klepek
7.18.19
Games Features

Just Looking at This ‘Mario Maker 2’ Stage Will Give You Anxiety

Good luck finding four red coins in all that madness.
Patrick Klepek
7.17.19
Games Features

'Mario Maker' Expert Creates Easy Way to Learn Game's Secret Kaizo Tricks

Those ridiculous things your favorite streamers do aren't impossible. Now, there's a way to practice them in 'Mario Maker' itself.
Patrick Klepek
7.11.19
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