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theguardian.com - Keith Stuart - GoldenEye 007: the beloved classic that reshaped video games
GoldenEye 007: the beloved classic that reshaped video games
The Guardian

Life moves pretty slow on a video game magazine when the last pages are being sent to the printer. As a writer on Edge, I'd have to be available in the office to write captions and headlines, but often we were there long into the night as the art…

theconversation.com - Adam Jerrett - The Last of Us: HBO's adaptation elevates the video game's themes of love and family
The Last of Us: HBO's adaptation elevates the video game's themes of love and family
The Conversation

Warning: this article contains spoilers. From the widely panned Super Mario Bros. movie (1993) to Netflix's Resident Evil (2022) releasing to decidedly mixed reviews, game adaptations have historically been cursed on both big and small screens.

screenrant.com - George Chrysostomou - 10 Video Games With The Worst Melee Combat, Ranked
10 Video Games With The Worst Melee Combat, Ranked
Screen Rant

There are plenty of video games out there with truly terrible melee combat systems. With the upcoming launch of some massive AAA titles such as the highly anticipated Hogwarts Legacy, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, and Horizon: Call of the Mountain, the…

digitaltrends.com - Tomas Franzese - Every video game delay that has happened in 2023 so far
Every video game delay that has happened in 2023 so far
Digital Trends

Few things feel as inevitable in the video game industry as delays. Ever since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, game delays have only become more and more common as developers find previously set timelines unrealistic and adjust their release…

makeuseof.com - Kieran Robertson - How to Get the Best Deals on Video Games With Humble Bundle
How to Get the Best Deals on Video Games With Humble Bundle
MakeUseOf

Readers like you help support MUO. When you make a purchase using links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Read More. Finding a good game on sale can be like finding a needle in a haystack. Even if a game on sale piques your…

freebeacon.com - {'@id':'https:////freebeacon.com//#//schema//person//20c12b228e07ddf76f093b5c9a0bdaa7'} - Union's Attempt to Organize Video Game Developers Falls Flat
Union's Attempt to Organize Video Game Developers Falls Flat
Washington Free Beacon

PHILIP CALDWELL JAN 27, 2023 5:30 PM One of the largest unions in the country won national attention last month when it declared it had won the support of a video game development studio's employees to unionize. But weeks later, the union is now…

gamerant.com - Joshua Kristian McCoy - 5 Unforgettable Video Game Movie Characters
5 Unforgettable Video Game Movie Characters
Game Rant

Video game movies have a bad reputation, but there are ways in which the change of medium can be helpful. A film can offer a chance to explore the characters fans love in a new context. Some movies bring new dimensions to the video game icons they…

metro.co.uk - GameCentral - Forspoken review - how not to launch a new video game franchise
Forspoken review - how not to launch a new video game franchise
Metro.co.uk

Square Enix's new action role-player is a brand new IP from a brand new developer but why has it already proven so controversial? Publishers do read game reviews. They'll carefully analyse the press reaction after a game's launch, but what…

hiphopwired.com - HHW Gaming: Video Games That Always Resonated With Hip-Hop Culture
HHW Gaming: Video Games That Always Resonated With Hip-Hop Culture
The Latest Hip-Hop News, Music and Media | Hip-Hop Wired

In the late 80s and the early 90s, Mike Tyson took the sports world by storm as he viciously knocked out his opponents in the ring. So it made perfect sense, at the time, to make him the face of his video game. In 1987, Nintendo linked up with…

wpbf.com - Sooji Nam - ADL: Spike in antisemitic speech and harassment in multiplayer video games online
ADL: Spike in antisemitic speech and harassment in multiplayer video games online
WPBF

Updated: 8:39 PM EST Jan 27, 2023 ADL: Spike in antisemitic speech and harassment in multiplayer video games online 'In addition to Jewish people being targeted for their identity, we're also seeing people who are denying or saying the Holocaust…

foxnews.com - Gabriel Hays - AP apologizes for deeming term 'the French' as 'dehumanizing' with its latest inclusive language guidance
AP apologizes for deeming term 'the French' as 'dehumanizing' with its latest inclusive language guidance
Fox News

The Twitter account for the Associated Press apologized for a recent tweet suggesting that 'the French' was a 'dehumanizing' term, acknowledging that it 'caused unintended offense.' The AP official account tweeted Friday morning, 'The use of…

techspot.com - Rob Thubron - Russia wants to ban popular games with 'hidden inserts' that are affecting young minds
Russia wants to ban popular games with 'hidden inserts' that are affecting young minds
TechSpot

WTF?! Russia appears to be following in China's footsteps by tightening its control over the video games industry. The country wants to protect its youth from the 'negative influence' of games, and hopes to create a banned list of popular titles…

cbr.com - Tom Steel - 10 Best Harry Potter Video Games, Ranked According To Metacritic
10 Best Harry Potter Video Games, Ranked According To Metacritic
CBR

CBR stands with the LGBTQ+ community and does not condone or endorse J.K. Rowling's views. The Harry Potter franchise's overall success is undeniable, with the popular books leading to the revolutionary movie series, and then so much more branching…

ft.com - John Gapper - Generative AI should pay human artists for training
Generative AI should pay human artists for training
Financial Times

Painters and singers need legal protection from the revolution in algorithmic creativity Receive free Artificial intelligence updates We'll send you a myFT Daily Digest email rounding up the latest Artificial intelligence news every morning. A flat…

theglobeandmail.com - David Moscrop - With the way things are going, the dystopian fiction of the past sometimes reads as optimistic
With the way things are going, the dystopian fiction of the past sometimes reads as optimistic
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account With the third year of the pandemic looming, David Moscrop went searching desperately for a hobby – a search that ended when he started looking at his bookshelves in a new way. In his…

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