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  1. best of 2020
    The Best Video Games of the Year (So Far)Just go play Fall Guys, you guys.
  2. vulture online sports
    ‘The Sims’ Headed to TBS For Reality TV Series, Gamers Remain Undefeated in QuarThe competition series will follow 12 contestants as they play “The Sims” for a grand prize of $100,000.
  3. stand-up
    The Most Joyful Live Comedy Right Now Is Inside Animal CrossingJenny Yang’s comedy showcase may be the cutest stand-up has ever been.
  4. video game review
    The Last of Us Part II Plays a Dark, Cynical TrickThe game wants players to wrestle with extreme violence, perhaps a little bit too much.
  5. backstories
    The Last of Us Part II Pulled Off a Kiss Scene That Makes Players CryIt’s historically been a grail for game-makers to move people to tears. The Kiss finally did.
  6. how do you like them apples
    Nature Is Healing: Nintendo Is Finally Remaking Pokémon SnapN64 millennials rejoice!
  7. summer 2020
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 +2 Forever Altered the Course of Gaming and MusicRevisiting THPS 1 + 2 at the end of the summer when the remake arrives will serve valuable nostalgia to gamers, skaters, and music nerds.
  8. first person
    I Am Obsessed With a Tragic Hidden Backstory in Animal CrossingSable is the only character in the entire game that gives you access to an actual story.
  9. summer 2020
    The 8 Can’t-Miss Video Games of This SummerGet ready to scratch your nostalgia itch with vigor.
  10. video games
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater Will Grind Back Onto Gaming Consoles This FallThe flips return this September.
  11. endings
    With Final Fantasy VII Remake, Video Games Have Their Last Jedi MomentIt’s not a story, but a struggle against fandom.
  12. animal crossing
    How Animal Crossing’s Singing Shih Tzu Took Over TikTokOne video has almost 3 million views.
  13. close reads
    Final Fantasy VII Remake’s New Midgar Eerily Reflects Our Crumbling SocietyThe question here isn’t whether or not Final Fantasy VII could happen to us but, rather, how much of it already has.
  14. The Best Video Games for Non-Gamers to Play in QuarantineIf you’ve never touched a game controller before, start here.
  15. a long talk
    Nerding Out With ThundercatOn his new album, losing Mac Miller, and the Evangelion dubbing controversy.
  16. quarantine
    These Students Re-created Their Closed High School on Minecraft“In the past week, the fact that I’ve seen the school in Minecraft more than real life, it’s kinda sad.”
  17. the simulation
    I Can’t See My Family Right Now, So I Rebuilt Them As SimsAs the world around me falls to shit, what I really want is simulated quotidian life.
  18. vulture lists
    The 25 Best Board-Game Mobile Apps to Play Right NowLooking for something new to play? These are the best places to start, no friends nearby required.
  19. solitude
    Relishing Animal Crossing: New Horizons, an Anti-Anxiety OasisThe game runs refreshingly against the rising tide of bad, dark news.
  20. coronavirus
    GameStop Claims to Be ‘Essential Retail’ to Stay Open During LockdownsWhile GameStop says it is encouraging sick employees to stay home, workers were told doing so without a doctor’s note would be an unexcused absence.
  21. gotta go fast!
    Beyond the Creepy Teeth: How Sonic the Hedgehog Saved ItselfA complete timeline of the Sega character’s return to the big screen, from dental horror to emergency redesign to today.
  22. movie review
    In Sonic the Hedgehog, It’s Like Golden-Era Jim Carrey Never Left UsThe movie is fine, but the villain’s a delight.
  23. horror
    Eli Roth Excitedly Ushers in the Clownpocalypse FranchiseWhat could it be about, do you think?
  24. extremely online
    The Witcher Meme That Put Henry Cavill in a BathtubA very short history of Tub Geralt.
  25. my single is dropping
    Grimes Is One Step Closer to Being a Cyborg in Her Game Awards PerformanceGrimes will provide music for Cyberpunk 2077, as well as voicing the character of Lizzy Wizzy.
  26. trailer mix
    Console Wars to Continue into 2020 with Xbox Series XMicrosoft promises backwards compatibility, Master Chief.
  27. best of 2019
    The Best Video Games of 2019World-saving adventures, delightful puzzles, and one unruly goose.
  28. encounters
    A Video Game Auteur’s Quest for ConnectionHideo Kojima’s latest title Death Stranding, about restoring a fractured America, is designed to make everyone feel a little less alone.
  29. video game review
    Death Stranding Is the Year’s Most Bewildering, Ambitious GameIt’s the story of a mailman who hikes across the continent to reboot the internet.
  30. video games
    The Outer Worlds Breaks the Fallout Formula in Important WaysIt’s a game that feels like it is constantly adapting to the choices you make.
  31. the end of a world
    Fortnite Is Dead. Long Live Fortnite.Your favorite video game was sucked into a black hole this weekend.
  32. honk!
    The Creators of Untitled Goose Game Just Wanted to Make a Funny GameSomehow it became so much more.
  33. 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.
  34. honk!
    Goose Game GoodA new game has captured hearts and minds with its simple premise: being a very annoying goose.
  35. 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.
  36. gaming
    Final Fantasy Will Finally Be a Live-Action TV ShowInspired by the 14th installment.
  37. last night on late night
    Billy Eichner Is Just So Great at Video GamesThis could be its own show.
  38. fatality
    A New Mortal Kombat Movie Will Be Body Slamming Into Theaters in 2021Cue the jock jams.
  39. celebrity collections
    Bill Nighy Is a Pokémon Master NowHis favorite pokémon? “The ancient Mew.”
  40. 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.”
  41. gotta fix fast
    Sonic Is Getting a Makeover So We Can All Sleep Again#gottafixfast
  42. last night on late night
    Brie Larson Is Also the Captain of Virtual RealityHer Marvel skills appear to translate.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. legal trouble
    Turns Out You Can’t Copyright ‘the Carlton’First the Milly Rock, and now this.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. sort of unusual
    Alfonso Ribeiro Sues Fortnite Over His Signature Fresh Prince Dance, The CarltonWill would be absolutely aghast at this whole situation.
  50. best of 2018
    The 10 Best Video Games of 2018Superheroes, Norse mythology, and a Wild West masterpiece.
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