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  1. the end of a world
    Fortnite Is Dead. Long Live Fortnite.Your favorite video game was sucked into a black hole this weekend.
  2. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far)Highlights from a solid year that was light on star power (though don’t tell the Goose that).
  3. honk!
    The Creators of Untitled Goose Game Just Wanted to Make a Funny GameSomehow it became so much more.
  4. sleepless in seattle
    The Dogs in The Last of Us Part II Are Going to Kill YouAs are many other things, based on this unnerving first look at the highly anticipated sequel.
  5. honk!
    Goose Game GoodA new game has captured hearts and minds with its simple premise: being a very annoying goose.
  6. appreciations
    The Street Fighter Movie Is Good, ActuallyIt’s a class on everything that can go wrong with a film, and how all of that failure adds up to something truly special.
  7. encounter
    At the Fortnite World Cup With the Game’s Youngest Star YetH1ghSky1, a.k.a. 12-year-old Patrick Bragaru, is too young to compete in the tournament, but still has plenty of fans.
  8. gaming
    Final Fantasy Will Finally Be a Live-Action TV ShowInspired by the 14th installment.
  9. last night on late night
    Billy Eichner Is Just So Great at Video GamesThis could be its own show.
  10. fatality
    A New Mortal Kombat Movie Will Be Body Slamming Into Theaters in 2021Cue the jock jams.
  11. celebrity collections
    Bill Nighy Is a Pokémon Master NowHis favorite pokémon? “The ancient Mew.”
  12. sonic the hedgehog
    Detective Pikachu Director of Photography ‘So Glad We Don’t Look Like’ Sonic“If all we’re talking about is how these two films look, our film is better than Sonic the Hedgehog.”
  13. gotta fix fast
    Sonic Is Getting a Makeover So We Can All Sleep Again#gottafixfast
  14. last night on late night
    Brie Larson Is Also the Captain of Virtual RealityHer Marvel skills appear to translate.
  15. egg erasure
    Is Any Part of the Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Going to Look Like the Video Game?If you thought the humanlike legs on Sonic were bad, just wait.
  16. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019 (So Far)The start of the year is no longer a dead zone, as 2019 has already seen weird PC games, white-knuckle flight simulators, and horror nightmares.
  17. close reads
    Russian Doll’s Love Letter to Video GamesFrom respawns and fetch quests to non-playable characters, the Netflix show maps gaming tropes onto the reality of trauma.
  18. legal trouble
    Turns Out You Can’t Copyright ‘the Carlton’First the Milly Rock, and now this.
  19. game review
    Crackdown 3 Is What It’d Feel Like If Netflix Made a Video GameIt’s a fun enough game, so long as you’re only paying $10 to play it through Xbox’s subscription service.
  20. game review
    Far Cry: New Dawn Is a Sillier, Better Version of Far Cry 5The newest Far Cry game is a textbook example of creativity springing from tight restrictions.
  21. sort of unusual
    Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Fortnite Over His Signature Fresh Prince Dance, The CarltonWill would be absolutely aghast at this whole situation.
  22. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Video Games of 2018Superheroes, Norse mythology, and a Wild West masterpiece.
  23. trailer mix
    The Only Person Strong Enough to Fight Terry Crews Is … Terry Crews“Surprise, motherf***er!”
  24. video games
    It Was-a Him, MarioThe namesake for Nintendo’s flagship character has died.
  25. gaming
    Red Dead Redemption 2 Is Pure, Chaotic Fun on HorsebackSaddle up for one of the year’s most anticipated video games.
  26. video games
    The Making of Rockstar Games’ Red Dead Redemption 2How the creator of the megahit Grand Theft Auto digitized the West for its next blockbuster.
  27. fall preview 2018
    11 New Video Games to Play This FallWill Fallout 76 live up to the hype?
  28. casting
    Human Video-Game Avatar Henry Cavill Will Star in Netflix’s Witcher AdaptationHe’ll play monster hunter Geralt of Rivia.
  29. adult swim
    The Too Many Cooks Creator Is Back With a Video Game Walk-through From Hell“Have you ever felt like you’re not in control?”
  30. Bill Hader and Conan O’Brien Review ‘God of War’ for “Clueless Gamer”Conan O’Brien has returned with a brand new installment of “Clueless Gamer,” and this time he’s teamed up with Bill Hader to check out the […]
  31. The Best Video Games of 2018 (So Far)God of War, A Way Out, Celeste, Minit, and more.
  32. Why Rampage Is the Most Faithful Video-Game Adaptation Ever MadeA look back at how the 1986 video game that inspired the new movie starring Dwayne Johnson became a classic.
  33. spring preview
    9 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This SpringSo, uh, how about that Far Cry game?
  34. Video Games Don’t Know How to Handle Current EventsWhen video games take inspiration from the news, do they have an obligation to treat those issues delicately?
  35. The Evolution of Lara CroftBuxom bust no more.
  36. We Haven’t Seen a Video Game Hit Quite Like PlayerUnknown’s BattlegroundsHardly anything about Battlegrounds suggested it would go on to become one of the biggest video games ever made. And yet, here we are.
  37. 21 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2018It’s gonna be tough for 2018 to match the overall quality of 2017’s releases, but there’s still plenty to get you excited.
  38. Inky’s Letter, by Barbara Holm My Dearest Clyde, I lay pen to pixelated paper on day 487,000 of this desolate bloodshed. Every treacherous battle is the same. My brethren […]
  39. The 10 Best Video Game Moments of 2017Games are often defined by the small pleasures that emerge as you play. These were the most memorable of the year.
  40. The 10 Best Video Games of 2017When Nintendo is at its best, its games are hard to top.
  41. People Really Like Super Mario Odyssey, Which Is a Shock to Absolutely NobodyMost reviews tout how well the game rewards exploration.
  42. Conan O’Brien and Kumail Nanjiani Review ‘Shadow of War’ for the Latest […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Conan, where O’Brien teams up Kumail Nanjiani for the latest installment of “Clueless Gamer,” where the two […]
  43. video game movies
    The Long-Rumored Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Returns to Snatch Up Your Gold RingsDeadpool director Tim Miller will executive-produce.
  44. vulture lists
    The 100 Hardest Video-Game Bosses, RankedFrom gods and zombies to a ship and a song, the one trait they all share is an ability to end your game swiftly.
  45. YouTuber PewDiePie Faces a Backlash After Saying the N-Word During a Live StreamFirewatch developer Sean Vanaman subsequently announced his company’s plan to have footage of the gamer playing their games pulled from YouTube.
  46. daddy can you hear me?
    The Daddies of Dream Daddy, Ranked by Dreaminess and DaddinessTeach me, daddy.
  47. This ‘Whose Line Is It Anyway?’ Video Game Concept Needs to Become a Real […]Since there’s already a video game where you can experience what it’s like to perform at an open mic as a standup comic, it seems only fair […]
  48. The Keynote Address at the Association for Aspiring Plumbers, by Chris […] I’m glad to see so many young people here with an interest in pursuing a career in plumbing. However, I feel it is my duty to inform you that […]
  49. video games
    The PlayStation 5 Is Likely Years Away, So You Might As Well Grab a PS4 SlimA good deal should dissuade you from any temptation to wait for the next generation.
  50. The Best Video Games of 2017 (So Far)Brilliant new takes on The Legend of Zelda and Resident Evil headline an especially strong year for games.
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