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Games Features

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

Good luck finding four red coins in all that madness.
Patrick Klepek
4 days ago
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'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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3 Years and 2600 Hours Later, 'Mario Maker' Player Still Can't Beat His Own Level

Braden Moor thought it would only take a few months to beat "Trials of Death." He was extremely wrong.
Patrick Klepek
7.8.19
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10 Clever, Weird, Fun, And Infuriating Levels to Try in 'Mario Maker 2'

It can be hard to figure out what's worth playing. We're here to help.
Patrick Klepek
7.5.19
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'Wizards Unite' Turns the World into a Branded 'Harry Potter' Hellscape

Harry needs your credit card number, the three numbers on the back, as well as the expiration month and year.
Lewis Gordon
7.3.19
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Zelda Is at Its Best When It Embraces Horror

The trailer for the 'Breath of the Wild' sequel is only the latest time that Nintendo has blended bright color fantasy with the murky shadows of the weird and eerie.
Liam Conlon
6.28.19
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Gaming's Climate Dread in a 4K Streaming Ecosystem

Still preoccupied with whether they could, games and technology companies are still not stopping to think if they should.
Lewis Gordon
6.21.19
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The Developers of Monster Hunter Explain What It's Like to Build Monsters

"Are you afraid of spiders?" and other questions with the developers of Capcom's best selling game of all-time.
Patrick Klepek
6.18.19
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'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' Can't Decide Whether War Is Bad or Badass

The reboot of the series is going for emotional storytelling, but all the gun fetishization might just get in the way.
Austin Walker
5.30.19
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The Speedrunner Who Wasn’t: How a Community Dealt with an Elaborate Cheater

It would take weeks of defensive public statements, private battles, Reddit threads, and hostile exchanges with a reporter before the truth came out.
Patrick Klepek
5.30.19
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‘Project Hospital’ is A Great Way to Understand Our Broken Healthcare System

My father has run emergency rooms for years, but I didn't fully understand his job until we played a game together.
Ian Boudreau
5.16.19
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