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6 must-see indie games we saw at PAX East 2022

PAX East is officially back — and some hidden gems have arrived with it. The kind of games on display at a PAX show may not be big-budget blockbusters, but they pack a surprising punch that might just convert a couple of gamers to the indie side. The expo hall was filled with independent games Read more

Genshin Impact 2.5 brings some hotly anticipated characters
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Genshin Impact 2.5 brings some hotly anticipated characters

Genshin Impact voice actors shared announcements this morning about the upcoming 2.5 update, including information about highly anticipated characters and events. Yae Miko, the beloved fox familiar of Raiden Shogun and priestess of the Narukami Shrine, is the featured five-star character for the first banner of the update. Raiden Shogun and Sangonomiya Kokomi rerun side-by-side Read more

Ubisoft lets players turn their best game snaps into apparel
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Ubisoft lets players turn their best game snaps into apparel

Ubisoft announced a new partnership with Zakeke, a customizer software company that lets users personalize apparel and accessories with their own photos. Players will be able to edit photographs from Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and other games with the new customizing software and process orders through Ubisoft’s online store. Ubisoft already has a “Photo Mode” that can Read more

Scarlet Nexus secretly features some of 2021’s most complex characters
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Scarlet Nexus secretly features some of 2021’s most complex characters

Bandai Namco successfully sold Scarlet Nexus as an anime-inspired action RPG featuring a unique “brainpunk” world, satisfying hack-and-slash gameplay, and a lovable cast of characters. Even with its emphasis on characters, though, I didn’t realize how complex the cast was at first glance. It wasn’t until I watched the game’s slew of “bond episodes” that Read more

Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League isn’t coming to past-gen consoles
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Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League isn’t coming to past-gen consoles

Warner Bros. and Rocksteady Studios presented their latest trailer for the Suicide Squad: Kill The Justice League at The Game Awards on Thursday. The trailer featured a lengthy gameplay preview and a confirmed release date of sometime in 2022. Suicide Squad is coming to PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X/S. There was no mention Read more

Pikmin Bloom is more a Nintendo fitness app than a video game
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Pikmin Bloom is more a Nintendo fitness app than a video game

Pikmin Bloom recently released for mobile devices across the world. Nintendo fans weren’t sure what to expect when Pokémon Go developer Niantic announced a new augmented reality game based on Pikmin, the popular franchise starring half-plant, half-animal creatures. While the game takes some inspiration from Pokémon Go, it’s a completely different experience that’s more akin Read more

Deltarune: The biggest unanswered questions left after Chapter 2
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Deltarune: The biggest unanswered questions left after Chapter 2

As Undertale superfans probably already know, Deltarune Chapter 2 is now out on PC, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation. People have had time to play through Toby Fox’s latest work at least once, or maybe even speed through a couple of runs. However, the taste only leaves us wanting more. That’s mainly because this is the Read more

Randy Pitchford is no longer the president of Gearbox Software
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Randy Pitchford is no longer the president of Gearbox Software

Randy Pitchford isn’t Gearbox Software’s President anymore. In the company’s recent quarterly meeting, he announced that former Chief Technical Officer Steve Jones will take over as the new President. Jones now leads all production and development related to Gearbox Software. Pitchford isn’t leaving Gearbox, though. In fact, he’s still CEO of the overarching company. In Read more

Super Mario Bros. movie coming next December with wild voice cast
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Super Mario Bros. movie coming next December with wild voice cast

Shigeru Miyamoto, the creator of the Super Mario series, confirmed that the long-awaited Super Mario Bros. movie will come to North American theaters on December 21, 2022. Nintendo and Illumination, the Hollywood studio responsible for animated blockbusters like Despicable Me, have been collaborating on the project since 2018. Worldwide dates aren’t confirmed yet, but it Read more