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What Happened to 'Scale,' The Game That Let You Shrink and Grow Everything?

In 2013, 'Scale' raised more than $100,000 on Kickstarter. Five years later, it's still not released. Why? Here's what we learned.
Patrick Klepek
9 hours ago
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It’s Almost GOTY Time, And Some Last-Minute Very Good Games Have Us Shook

‘Ashen’ is here—and it’s awesome. Hey, same with 'Mutant Year Zero.' Oh, 'Super Smash Bros. Ultimate,' too! Yikes.
Patrick Klepek
a day ago
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The Game Awards Were Much More Entertaining Than Expected

And no, not only because our expectations were low.
Austin Walker
4 days ago
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'Hitman 2' Makes You The Catastrophe Everyone Is Dreading

Agent 47 may begin as their tool, but by the end, he's the wrench in the gears of the global elite.
Cameron Kunzelman
4 days ago
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So, I Ran an Elementary School Protection Racket

"Anyway, here's Con Law."
Rob Zacny
12.6.18
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'Smash Ultimate' Gave Me More Than a Sequel, It Brought Me Home

"The World of Light" is part RPG, part collect-a-thon, and part love letter to Nintendo's history.
Ricardo Contreras
12.6.18
BattleTech

'BattleTech Flashpoint' Turns Up the Difficulty and the Drama

The first significant expansion for Harebrained Schemes' mech tactics game makes few big changes, but lots of important small ones.
Rob Zacny
12.5.18
Soulja Boy

Uh, Is Soulja Boy Selling Cheap Emulation Boxes? A Waypoint Investigation

We're serious.
Patrick Klepek
12.5.18
Darksiders

What 'Darksiders 3' Teaches Us About Gaming's Weirdest Company, THQ Nordic

THQ Nordic's whole pitch is picking up your favorite but ignored franchise, and bringing it back to life. This doesn't bode well.
Patrick Klepek
12.4.18
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Ah, Screw It, Let's Rumor Monger About This Week's Game Awards

Sure, we talk about 'Just Cause 4' and 'Darksiders 3' a bunch, but the heart of this pod? INDUSTRY GOSSIP.
Austin Walker
12.3.18
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The Emotionless Death Throes of 'Battlefield V'

The freighted inspirations for a wounded soldier animation, and how they became trivialized in DICE's latest military shooter.
Cameron Kunzelman
11.30.18
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An Evolving Understanding of 'Sexy' Video Game Ladies

A look at Ivy in Soul Caliber, and one writer's understanding of her.
Danielle Riendeau
11.30.18

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