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  • Insert Coin documentary film about Midway Games premieres this week

    Insert Coin documentary film about Midway Games premieres this week

    Chicago’s legendary Midway Games, the birthplace of iconic titles such as Robotron 2084, Mortal Kombat, and NBA Jam, is the subject of a new documentary by filmmaker Joshua Tsui. You can watch the on-demand premiere beginning Nov. 25 via Alamo On Demand. To celebrate the release, Polygon hosted a special panel that will be shown […] More

  • Former Dragon Age Developer Founds New Studio, Yellow Brick Games

    Former Dragon Age Developer Founds New Studio, Yellow Brick Games

    In January of this year, former Dragon Age Creative Director Mike Laidlaw departed his role at Ubisoft Québec, after reportedly spending several months on a cancelled King Arthur game. At the time, it seemed Laidlaw wasn’t too sure where his talents would take him next. That much has recently become clearer, though. Laidlaw, along with […] More

  • Dragon Age creator joins new studio Yellow Brick Games, working on new game

    Dragon Age creator joins new studio Yellow Brick Games, working on new game

    Mike Laidlaw, best known as the creative director of the Dragon Age franchise, has started a studio with three other designers who have worked on some of AAA video gaming’s biggest series over the past decade. Laidlaw will join Ubisoft veterans Thomas Giroux (The Crew), Jeff Skalski, and Frederic St.-Laurent B. (both Assassin’s Creed Syndicate) […] More

  • Play The Jackbox Party Pack 7 Games in This Order for Optimal Thanksgiving Fun

    Play The Jackbox Party Pack 7 Games in This Order for Optimal Thanksgiving Fun

    Two terrible things can happen on Thanksgiving. One, the turkey ignites and burns down the house, the barn, and sweeps across the meadow toward the castle (wake the king!). Two, you try to get your family to play a game, nobody listens to the directions and then they get mad at you for not understanding […] More

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    PS5 Games That Fully Utilize New Hardware Will Release Around 2022

    Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO, Jim Ryan, has said that video games that fully take advantage of new console hardware are expected to release around 2022. Ryan told TASS Russian News Agency that, historically speaking, it’s in the second or third year of a console lifecycle that developers fully grasp and utilize new hardware, and make […] More

  • Best PS5 launch games for the DualSense controller

    Best PS5 launch games for the DualSense controller

    Before the launch of the PlayStation 5, I knew that its new controller would have some fancy technology built in. But it wasn’t until I had a chance to play with DualSense controllers that I realized what a major difference they can make in a gameplay experience. The haptic feedback and adaptive triggers are a […] More

  • The Best Games to Play on Xbox Series X|S Right Now

    The Best Games to Play on Xbox Series X|S Right Now

    The Xbox Series X and Series S are finally out, and while there aren’t many big new exclusives on Microsoft’s newest platform there are still plenty of great games on the black and white bricks. Whether jumping into a new adventure or revisiting an old favorite, here are our picks for the ten best games […] More

  • Does PS5 Have the Best PlayStation Launch Games Ever?

    Does PS5 Have the Best PlayStation Launch Games Ever?

    On this week’s episode of IGN’s PlayStation show, Podcast Beyond!, host Jonathon Dornbush is joined by Brian Altano, Max Scoville, and Lucy O’Brien to discuss the wider PS5 launch lineup, including Demon’s Souls, Sackboy: A Big Adventure, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and more, and whether it’s the best PlayStation launch in history. […] More

  • Why some of 2020’s big games didn’t get Game Awards nominations

    Why some of 2020’s big games didn’t get Game Awards nominations

    Nominees for Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards were announced Wednesday. Games, studios, and voice actors have been nominated across 29 different categories, like Game of the Year, Best Score and Music, Innovation in Accessibility, and Best Performance. So why didn’t some of your newest favorites make the cut? A few highly-anticipated and well-reviewed games were […] More

  • Sony Says PS5 Versions of Cross Gen Games Are Built From Ground Up

    Sony Says PS5 Versions of Cross Gen Games Are Built From Ground Up

    Sony Interactive Entertainment CEO Jim Ryan has reiterated that the PlayStation 5 versions of cross-gen games are built from the ground up to take advantage of next-gen hardware and features. When Sony announced back in September that a number of its next-gen exclusives will also be released for the PS4, there were speculations and arguments […] More

  • Counterplay Games’ Godfall reaches beyond its grasp

    Counterplay Games’ Godfall reaches beyond its grasp

    Godfall has lofty ambitions. Although it’s developed by the relatively small studio at Counterplay Games, it wants to entice you with the kind of visual spectacle big-budget video games excel at delivering. It also wants to be a tight, melee-combat action game, a reprieve from the endless tedium of open-world fetch quests. It also wants […] More

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