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Crucible First Impressions: Fun Characters and Glaring Issues

Amazon Games’ first published title sinks into a familiar space in recent years: the free-to-play online hero shooter. To its credit, Crucible doesn’t try to remake Overwatch. Nor does it...Read More

Opinion: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Local Co-op is Frustratingly Limited

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Funkoverse Board Games Are the Perfect Light Strategy Games for Families

I never paid much attention to the odd, square-headed figurines known as Funko, despite their incredible popularity and breadth of licenses. They couldn’t be scanned into their own video game...Read More

The Latinx Lounge and PAX Together Booth Were Fantastic New Additions to PAX

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The Ten Best Family Games of 2019

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Fire Emblem: Three Houses Makes School Fun

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Opinion: Kingdom Hearts 3 Has a Nostalgia Problem

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Apex Legends is the Battle Royale You’ve Been Waiting For

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