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A horde rushing at the player in Warhammer 40K Darktide.

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide will bring your PC to its knees (and you’ll love every minute)

Warhammer 40,000: Darktide is here, so get ready to venture into Tertium and purge the heretics .. with the right settings and optimizations, that is.
Kratos sternly looks at Atreus in God of War: Ragnarok.

The best video games of November 2022: God of War Ragnarok, Pentiment, and more

An Innu man look off in the distance next to a small tree covered hill.

Two Falls (Nishu Takuatshina) aims to tell an authentic Indigenous story

Section of the Caldera map in Warzone Caldera.

Call of Duty: Warzone Caldera is live, but it’s worse than we feared

Two players farm outside during autumn in Fae Farm.

Fae Farm is shaping up to be the coziest farming game ever

A golfer prepares to hit a ball in Nintendo Switch Sports.

Oh no, I’m already obsessed with Nintendo Switch Sports golf

Cloud, Zack, and Sephiroth stand back to back in Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion.

Crisis Core: Final Fantasy VII Reunion works best as a portable game

Player crouching behind cover in Warzone 2.0.

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 desperately needs to give players more health

Pokémon Legends: Arceus promo imaage featuring two trainers and their parties looking out towards a mountain.

Pokémon Legends: Arceus deserves DLC before Scarlet and Violet

Side view of Ellie from The Last of Us Part I.

These are the best PS5 game Black Friday deals to shop today

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10 video games that would make great movies

Kirby appears as a big round ball in Kirby's Dream Buffet.

7 video game characters who deserve a Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloon

A user dresses up their character in Miitomo.

We already had the perfect Twitter alternative. It was Nintendo’s Miitomo

With social media in disarray, Nintendo's ill-fated Miitomo app now feels like a lost paradise.
Two Spartans side by side in Halo Infinite.

Halo Infinite’s Winter Update is the boost the shooter needed

Halo Infinite's Winter Update brought Forge, co-op, and more to the game this month. Those changes are already having a big impact.
young woman playing video games on a PC

Gaming to boost mental health: 5 tips from a clinical psychologist

Clinical psychologist and video game designer Dr. Kelli Dunlap shares how to reap the mental health benefits of gaming while avoiding the pitfalls.
Grave shooting his guns in Gungrave GORE.

Gungrave G.O.R.E director wants to bring PS2 simplicity back to modern gaming

If you think modern action games are too complicated, Gungrave G.O.R.E.'s aims to bring back the simple fun of the PS2 era.
A player battles Krubis in Light on Life.

High on Life takes surprising design cues from Metroid Prime

We went hands-on with High on Life one last time before its launch and were surprised to find some Metroid DNA in it.
Spider-Man using his spider sense in his Midnight Suns outfit.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns draws inspiration from Persona, Fire Emblem, and Heroclix

According to its designers, Marvel's Midnight Suns draws inspiration from some unexpected games ... including Persona.
A comparison of a finisher move in Spider-Man Miles Morales.

The one setting that deflates playing Spider-Man Miles Morales on PC

Spider-Man Miles Morales is a fantastic PC port, but Nvidia's DLSS Frame Generation feature can sour the experience quite a bit.
Character calling in killstreak in Warzone 2.0.

The 7 biggest differences between Call of Duty: Warzone and Warzone 2.0

Call of Duty: Warzone 2.0 is a vastly different experience from its predecessor. But what are the biggest changes?
A character prepares to brush their teeth with a baseball bat in What the Bat?

What the Bat? is a sweet coming of age story (about having baseball bats for hands)

Ever wondered what it would be like to have baseball bats for hands? You now have your answer thanks to VR title What the Bat?
Dr. Strange, Iron Man, and Scarlet Witch defend and Sanctum Santorum in Marvel's Midnight Suns.

Marvel’s Midnight Suns’ deck-building is better than you think

The card-based strategy gameplay of Marvel's Midnight Suns is easy to understand and full of strategic depth.
The Hafgufa flies away in God of War Ragnarok.

God of War Ragnarok shares a key strength with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

Some of God of War Ragnarok's best moments are hidden in entirely optional sidequests that you might sail past.
A boat in Pentiment

To make every choice matter, Pentiment rewrote the rules of narrative RPGs

In Pentiment, every choice you make has a history-shaping impact. Senior Producer Alec Frey explains how a 14-person team accomplished that feat.
A woman plays Vampire Survivors on a Steam Deck.

Indie games still struggle to win recognition at The Game Awards

Independent games picked up some key Game Awards nominations this year, but big budget spectacle still proves to be a winning formula.
Characters running in Modern Warfare II.

8 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II weapons you should level up before Warzone 2.0

You'll want to have a list of weapons leveled up as soon as you begin Warzone 2.0. These are the 8 best Modern Warfare II weapons you should focus on.
Sonic and Knuckles (Cyber Space form) on Ares Island in Sonic Frontiers.

Even while moving forward, Sonic Frontiers never forgets the series’ past

Sonic Frontiers may be the start of a new era for the Blue Blur, but it still makes sure to stop and pay respects to the series' past.
Xbox Series X

You need to start using these 5 hidden Xbox Series X features

If you're looking to customize your Xbox Series X, you need to check out these five useful features.

God of War Ragnarok has much healthier things to say about parenting

God of War Ragnarok demonstrates not how to be a good dad, but a good communicator.
atari 50 impressions nintendo switch logo

If you love game history, you need to try Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration

Atari 50: The Anniversary Celebration's detailed Interactive Timelines are a must for future game collections.
Kratos looks at the Leviathan Axe.

Every action game should take notes from God of War Ragnarok’s skill tree

God of War Ragnarok incentivizes players to use more moves thanks to an ingenious decision that more action games could use.
An Among Us imposter stands next to a dead body in Among Us VR.

Among Us VR is the best (and least practical) version of the multiplayer hit

It turns out that Among Us is even more tense (and much funnier) in VR.
Venom affects a Marvel Snap playng field.

I can’t stop pranking my opponents in Marvel Snap

A lot of games have made me laugh this year, but few bring me as much joy as Marvel Snap has thanks to its gleeful trolling potential.
Kratos and Atreus sail on water in God of War Ragnarok.

These God of War Ragnarok settings made my playthrough much better

God of War Ragnarok has an impressive suite of accessibility options, some of which just make the game better.

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