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Activision Blizzard is currently under investigation following accusations of harassment, discrimination, and fostering a hostile work environment. You can read more about the investigation here. While fans were undoubtedly excited for the releases of World of Warcraft Classic and The Burning Crusade Classic, the upcoming release of Wrath of the Lich King Classic feels truly special.
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It’s really amazing how perfect the timing was between the rise of the fighting game genre and the dawn of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The SNES was released in late 1990 and Street Fighter II: The World Warrior hit arcades in early 1991. At the time, the 16-bit consoles were able to make decent
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Activision Blizzard is currently under investigation following accusations of harassment, discrimination, and fostering a hostile work environment. You can read more about the investigation here. As the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 beta keeps rolling along, we’re gradually getting a slightly better idea of which guns and loadouts will dominate the latest entry in the
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There’s no shortage of incredible things video games let us do. The best games often allow us to enjoy experiences that would be impossible or deadly in real life. Maybe that’s why crime games have always been so strangely appealing. As some of the best and biggest TV shows, movies, and books have proven, we
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Modern gaming hardware is extremely powerful. Lightning-fast SSDs and high-end GPUs capable of ray tracing power help power the latest gaming consoles and PCs. However, for all of their hardware might, those systems have a tough time running games designed for older platforms. Other platforms simply offer an incredibly limited selection of retro games. That’s
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In case you haven’t heard, a lot of people have been playing Cyberpunk 2077 recently. While the game’s popularity resurgence can partially be attributed to the success of Netflix’s Cyberpunk: Edgerunners series, many have also found themselves asking the question we proposed above, “Is Cyberpunk 2077 finally fixed?” In case you’ve forgotten, Cyberpunk 2077‘s 2020
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Gambling has been a thorn in the sides of gamers and Twitch viewers alike for some time now. Quite a few companies have taken a stand against the practice, especially when children are involved, and Twitch is the latest organization to join them. While that may sound like a step in the right direction, the
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The Jedi Order has both risen and fallen multiple times in the history of the galaxy far, far away, but the Star Wars franchise continues to be dominated by these lightsaber-wielding warrior monks nonetheless. Virtually every Star Wars fan has a favorite Jedi and what would the series be without them? But what actually makes
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Among many other things, the Game Boy line of handheld hardware legitimized the concept of gaming on the go. The quality of the original Game Boy hardware itself inspired developers everywhere to pursue ambitious new ideas that changed the handheld gaming landscape forever. Of course, just because the Game Boy legitimized the handheld gaming scene
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It’s difficult to overstate just how hard the Sega Dreamcast flopped in the grand scheme of things. Despite allegedly being the most powerful console on the market at the time of its release, the Sega Dreamcast sold poorly and ended up killing Sega’s console hardware business. However, just because the Dreamcast was a sales failure
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During the 16-bit era, it was almost an unwritten rule that you had to have a boss at the end of every level. It was just the formula at the time, especially in an era dominated by side-scrollers. Some developers would take the easy way out and make an enemy with a simple pattern that