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Everything Shown At The Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase

Image: Atlus Switch-owning JRPG fans are feasting today. The biggest standouts from today’s Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase include Persona 5 Royal and Nier: Automata ports for the Nintendo Switch, but there were also neat-looking indie titles like the beautifully handcrafted RPG Time: The Legend of Wright and visually striking co-op adventure Blanc. Here’s our …

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Return To Monkey Island Looks Damned Pretty In First Footage

Screenshot: Devolver Digital Thanks to this morning’s peculiarly throwaway Nintendo Direct Mini, we have finally seen footage of Ron Gilbert’s Return To Monkey Island. While there has been a blitz of information and PR for the game since its announcement in Aprilthis is the first time we’ve got a glimpse of how it will look …

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How Atari paved the way for Fortnite — and changed the world

Game on! As the pandemic raged in 2020, a revolution played out in the entertainment world. In that year, video game revenue grew 20% to a whopping $179.7 billion — pulling in more money than global movies and North American sports industries combined. Sure, it was helped by the fact that we were collectively confined …

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Destiny And Spider-Man Studios Respond To Court Overturning Roe

Image: Insomniac Games / Sony On Friday the US Supreme Court made good on a longstanding right-wing threat to overturn Roe v. Wadeand with it eradicate the constitutional right to abortion that had existed for nearly 50 years. Now some of gaming’s most well known studios, which had previously been silent, are speaking up about …

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Looks Like The Densest Switch JRPG Yet

Screenshot: Monolith Soft / Nintendo We finally got a full overview of Xenoblade Chronicles 3 today and the upcoming Switch JRPG looks massive. A 20-minute Nintendo Direct showed off more of the game’s existential story beats, multi-layered combat mechanics, and other activities players will get up to in its giant open world. Hopefully you like …

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Here’s How to Make Sense of All the New ‘Final Fantasy VII’ Games

Image: Square Enix Final Fantasy is one of the most-influential video game franchises of all time, and while every game in the series has its fans, Final Fantasy VII is by far the most popular—even 25 years after its initial release on PlayStation 1. The story of Cloud, Aerith, Tifa, and their companions on a …

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Kingdom Hearts’ Director Was ‘Picky’ About Sora in Smash Bros

Sora, the hero of Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts series, was added to Nintendo’s mash-up brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last October, earning the distinction of being the final in addition to the game’s massive roster. It was a heartwarming announcement for a fighter who’s actually kinda cool to play. While many thought it surprising that …

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Game Demos Are Making A Comeback On Xbox, PS4, PS5, And Switch

Nintendo made a demo available this week for June’s big release, Fire Emblem Warriors: Three Houses.Screenshot: Nintendo Once upon a time, game demos were ubiquitous. Hell, for a blissful but fleeting moment in the early 2000s, even Nintendo got in the habit of regularly releasing GameCube preview discs. The discs, 3.1 inches in diameter, would …

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