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  1. now streaming
    Watch These Anime to Fill the Bloody Castlevania-Shaped Hole in Your HeartNetflix’s action-packed gorefest has ended, but there’s a whole world of sanguinary anime out there to slake your bloodlust.
  2. summer 2021
    10 Video Games We Can’t Wait to Play This SummerThe weirdest release calendar in recent memory makes room for exciting indies.
  3. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on PlayStation NowWhat it lacks in flashy new releases, it makes up for with a strong back catalogue.
  4. a total knockout
    The Mortal Kombat Theme-Song Creators Didn’t Know They’d Created a KnockoutOlivier Adams and Maurice “Praga Khan” Engelen created a winner in 1994, one still ringing in our ears to this day.
  5. unconventional materials
    Can You Really Stab Somebody With Their Frozen Blood or Is Mortal Kombat Lying?An expert pours cold water on the idea of stabbing an opponent with their frozen blood.
  6. art review
    In Artist Cory Arcangel’s Latest Show, Kim Kardashian Provides the MaterialThe artist gives the smartphone game Kim Kardashian: Hollywood the white-cube treatment at Greene Naftali.
  7. best of 2021
    The Best Video Games of 2021 (So Far)With major studios still scrambling, indie games are grabbing the spotlight.
  8. recommended by experts
    The Best Gaming Headsets, According to Experts“As a PC gamer who is also a game developer, there are some days where I’ve spent over 12 hours with them on without even feeling them.”
  9. vulture lists
    The 20 Best Games on Nintendo Switch OnlineThe service is home to a treasure trove of SNES and NES classics.
  10. video games
    Hogwarts Legacy Can’t Escape J.K. RowlingAdding a trans-inclusive character creator doesn’t make up for the author’s transphobia.
  11. the art of ending things
    How I Learned to Love Dying (in Hades)An appreciation of death in the time of quarantine.
  12. trust me i should know
    The Best Games to Play on Your VR Headset (According to a Verge Reporter)From sci-fi racers to low-key fishing options.
  13. hbo
    GoT’s Bella Ramsey to Kick Butt on HBO Once Again As Ellie in The Last of UsAnd fellow Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal will play Joel.
  14. people’s choice
    The Best Gaming Chairs on Amazon, According to Hyperenthusiastic Reviewers“I’ve seriously never had more fun with video games in my entire life than I have racing around in this chair.”
  15. stonks!
    I’m Sorry, What Is Going on With GameStop and AMC?An answer for idiots, by idiots.
  16. 2021 preview
    24 Games We Can’t Wait to Play in 2021Plenty of options as you look ahead to another year of staying in.
  17. oh snap!
    Some Good News: Pokémon Snap Gets an April Release DateApril 30 can’t come fast enough.
  18. recommended by experts
    The Best Gaming Mouses, According to Video Game Experts“It absolutely changed the way I played stuff. It made me feel like I was able to execute the actions that I had in my mind with my actual hands.”
  19. i kissed a squirtle
    Katy Perry Powers Up Pokémon’s 25th-Anniversary CelebrationPerry’s reign as video-game songstress continues.
  20. you call this archaeology?
    A New Indiana Jones Video Game Is Coming to Melt Your FaceGet your whips and fedoras ready.
  21. vulture lists
    The 25 Best Games on Xbox Game PassThe Xbox Series X is lacking in launch titles, but Game Pass fills the void.
  22. video games
    What the Heck Is Going On With Cyberpunk 2077?How a presumptive Game of the Year botched its launch.
  23. movie review
    Monster Hunter Is Loud, Unapologetic FunIt’s filled with scary monsters, gnarly weapons, and terrific visual storytelling.
  24. play/pause
    Sony Removes Cyberpunk 2077 From PlayStation Store, Offers RefundsGamers, you good?
  25. video games
    Which Video-Game Console Is Right for You?If you can manage to get your hands on one, that is.
  26. review
    Spider-Man: Miles Morales Isn’t Quite Sure How to Build a Better New YorkerIt’s a fun game that knows where it came from and hints at where it needs to go.
  27. painless shopping
    Is There Any Actually Nice-Looking Animal Crossing Merch?Does Isabelle prattle on about her TV habits? (Yes.)
  28. best of 2020
    The 10 Best Video Games of the YearNew classics, new takes on old classics, and New Horizons offered us distraction and connection when we needed it most.
  29. dat ass
    Well at Least the Metal Gear Solid Movie Will Get Solid Snake’s Butt RightOscar Isaac (and his butt) have been tapped to play Solid Snake in Sony’s upcoming Metal Gear Solid film.
  30. the hard to shop fors
    Gamers on the Gifts They Want for the HolidaysVideo-game enthusiasts of all ages weigh in.
  31. gifts they’ll want in a pandemic
    Playing Animal Crossing Is the Closest I’ve Come to Taking a Vacation This YearAlmost as good as an island getaway.
  32. great adaptations
    The Last of Us Adaptation Will Be HBO’s Next Grimdark DramaThe long-awaited adaptation of the PlayStation game is headed to HBO as a series.
  33. music videos
    Run the Jewels Debut New ‘No Save Point’ Video for Cyberpunk 2077“Mike really wants to become a computer, despite the fact that he doesn’t know how to use a computer.”
  34. do you even vape bro?
    Xbox Asks People to Please Stop Vaping Into Their Xboxes“We can’t believe we have to say this.”
  35. video games
    PlayStation 5 Argues That Games Don’t Need to ChangeSony’s new console isn’t too big of a leap forward — at least not yet.
  36. video games
    The New Xbox Is Ready for a Netflix WorldMicrosoft’s latest console brings the on-demand streaming revolution to gaming.
  37. game combat
    Netflix Takes a Stab at Its Own Assassin’s Creed AdaptationHopefully this series is better than the movie.
  38. prime day 2020
    The Sega Genesis Mini I’ve Been Playing All Quarantine Is on Sale for $50A modest price for the hours of easy entertainment I can guarantee it will provide.
  39. i keep seeing this
    Why Are So Many Soccer Stars Playing Xbox Using This Suitcase?After seeing no less than 20 players rave about it, we wanted to know more about their method of gaming on the go.
  40. video game review
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 Is a Perfect Piece of ’90s NostalgiaThe revived classic is easily the best skate game in a long time.
  41. fall preview 2020
    Everything to Know About the Looming PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X ShowdownHow to pick the perfect new console for you this fall.
  42. legal battles
    Bad News, Fortnite Fans: Apple Has Terminated Epic Games’ Developer AccountThe tech giant and the video-game company are currently embroiled in a legal battle.
  43. fixations
    I Think About My Painting Goblin in The Sims a LotHe paints and paints and paints, making his Sim family rich. Why can’t he do the same for me?
  44. sure why not
    You Can Try Tatcha’s New Cleanser in ‘Animal Crossing’Your little mini-me is about to be so dewy.
  45. vulture online sports
    ‘The Sims’ Headed to TBS For Reality TV Series, Gamers Remain Undefeated in QuarThe competition series will follow 12 contestants as they play “The Sims” for a grand prize of $100,000.
  46. stand-up
    The Most Joyful Live Comedy Right Now Is Inside Animal CrossingJenny Yang’s comedy showcase may be the cutest stand-up has ever been.
  47. video game review
    The Last of Us Part II Plays a Dark, Cynical TrickThe game wants players to wrestle with extreme violence, perhaps a little bit too much.
  48. backstories
    The Last of Us Part II Pulled Off a Kiss Scene That Makes Players CryIt’s historically been a grail for game-makers to move people to tears. The Kiss finally did.
  49. how do you like them apples
    Nature Is Healing: Nintendo Is Finally Remaking Pokémon SnapN64 millennials rejoice!
  50. summer 2020
    Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 +2 Forever Altered the Course of Gaming and MusicRevisiting THPS 1 + 2 at the end of the summer when the remake arrives will serve valuable nostalgia to gamers, skaters, and music nerds.
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