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Paige FTW: An award show of sound and fury

The movies have the Oscars; TV has the Emmys. Video games have … The Game Awards? OK, so it’s definitely not as prestigious as its primetime kin, but it’s something, I guess. While the show does tend to be modestly dominated by new trailers and release dates, it does spend a considerable amount of time […]

Hard-hitting sequel veers far away from original

Life is Strange was never supposed to have a sequel. When Dontnod Entertainment created the game, the developers imagined it as a stand-alone project, a one-off. What they didn’t anticipate was the success and enormous fan response.

A necessary ‘evil’ that’s nice to play

The Resident Evil 3 remake was shown during PlayStation’s State of Play via Twitch Dec. 10, 2019.

Paige FTW: The Decade That Was

There has been a trend, as we depart the first decade of the millennium into the Roaring Twenties, to look back at the best games of the decade.

Paige FTW: A Gamer’s Gift Guide

I don’t know about you, but I know I had a minor heart attack when I realized that, oh man, it’s December already, and I am so behind on my gift preparations. So I wrote up a little guide to help you (in case you, too, are less than on it).

Holiday gift guide 2019: What to buy a video game fan

The holidays are right around the corner. Do you know what you should buy for that special video game enthusiast in your life? Here’s a selection of gifts you can feel good about giving the video game-loving individuals in your life.

Paige FTW: ‘Death Stranding’ Is Sure A Game

The big thing right now — Death Stranding, the mysterious brainchild of auteur Hideo Kojima. Supremely hyped with the requisite ambiguity, the big drop of fall 2019 is a cutscene-heavy, celebrity-laden fetch quest simulator (with some stealth elements to round things out).

Two holiday offerings for PlayStation VR

For the 2019 holiday season, Sony is publishing a diverse collection of PlayStation VR titles that’s highlighted by Stardust Odyssey and Audica. Both are full-fledged games that are built with the specification of the headset in mind.

Paige FTW: Luigi Knows His Niche

My favorite Mario brother has always been Luigi. Mario always gets all the glory, you know? And Luigi is stuck as the eternal Player Two — or worse, a background character (as he was in Super Mario Odyssey).

Going back to basics pays off

With Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, the series returns to what makes it great. The team leverages the nostalgia from fan-favorite characters such as Capt. John Price and throws it into a world that’s evolved since 2007, the year that the original title launched.