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Fūnk-é Joseph

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Fūnk-é is a writer, artist, and producer from Toronto. Their favourite game is (REDACTED). You can find their bylines in VICE, IGN, Paste Magazine, MTV, and more.


MultiVersus Tier List – Best Characters in the MultiVersus Open Beta, Ranked

The fighting dream of fever dreams is finally coming to open beta, so it’s the perfect time to rank the best and worst MultiVersus characters in a tier list. After spending hours in the MultiVersus alpha, and now diving into the beta, it is finally clear where these characters stand.…

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MultiVersus Tier List - The Best Characters in the Multiversus Open Beta, Ranked

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Why Does TikTok, and the Internet At Large, Love the Cyberpunk Cat Game Stray?

Even if you don’t consider yourself a capital-G “Gamer,” there’s a high chance you’ve seen clips of the cute cat game Stray over the past week. From snapshot-worthy PlayStation 5 videos on Twitter to the endless TikToks and videos of cats reacting to gameplay, it’s become exceedingly clear that BlueTwelve…

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Why does Tiktok and the Internet love Stray?

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My Cat Reviews Cat Game Stray

Stray is out! It’s a game dedicated to cat antics, so who better to review it than my cat, Gogeta? He sat on my desk beside me while I played through the cyberpunk chronicles of Stray‘s nameless Garfield, and he has a lot of thoughts on this video game. A bit of…

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My Cat Reviews Stray

MICROREVIEWS

I Miss You, Transparent Technology: An Investigation into the Y2K Clear Craze

I’m five years old, a young creature, in a daze while watching reality TV on a chunky cathode-ray tube in the living room with my family, when a sudden knock frees us from Jeff Probst’s thrall. Our neighbor bears a frustrated grin as she looms in our doorway, accompanied by…

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Transparent Tech Y2k Clear Craze

FEATURES

The New Stray Travel Harness and Backpack Prove Gamer Merch Can Be Cool

This Thursday publisher Annapurna Interactive announced a limited edition Stray merch collaboration with Travel Cat, which introduces a cat travel backpack and a harness so you can walk your little creature outside like a dog. Against all odds, this merch proves a previously unprovable idea: gamer merch can be cool,…

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Stray Merch

NEWS

League of Legends’ Star Guardian 2022 Event: All Details, Skins, Rewards, and Missions.

Get your sparkles ready because the League of Legends Star Guardian event is back with more skins, missions, and rewards for 2022. This year looks like the most packed Star Guardian event yet, with over 12 new Star Guardian skins, an in-client visual novel narrative, and a fresh anthem from…

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Oh Shit, Chainsaw Man Returns to Shonen Jump With More Gore and Devils Next Week

Chainsaw Man Part 2, Tatsuki Fujimoto’s carnage-filled dark fantasy is finally coming to Shonen Jump this Tuesday. This afternoon manga publisher Shonen Jump tweeted the news of Chainsaw Man Part 2 comeback, also stating that the latest chapter would be available free on its website. As of writing, the gore-y manga hit…

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TV/FILM

Why Does the Minions: Rise of Gru Soundtrack Go So Hard?

Yesterday, I saw Minions: Rise of Gru (somehow a day before the worldwide launch), and it was a surprisingly exceptional experience that threw me through a range of unexpected emotions. The character designs are remarkable — specifically the Vicious Six, a far-out and evil motley crew with a fierce collective…

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Minions: Rise of Gru Soundtrack Yeat Caroline Polachek

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Skate 4 Is on the Way, Introduces Parkour and Early Access Playtest Program

This Thursday EA dropped a surprise, low-poly trailer for Skate 4, enticing fans with its ambitious parkour while simultaneously opening applications for a Skate playtest insider program. In this brief sneak peek, we get a glimpse at the early development process and the many comedic glitches that come with it…

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NEWS

An Upcoming Itch.io Bundle for Reproductive Rights is Taking Game Submissions

In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, the case that has protected pregnant people’s rights to abortion access since 1973, an Itch.io charity bundle is launching with a plan to fight this nauseating ruling by donating proceeds to reproductive justice causes across America. Organized by…

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Harley Quinn Season 3 Gets Explosive New Teaser Trailer, Drops on July 28th

Season 3 of the Harley Quinn TV show is finally coming to HBO Max on July 28th, according to a Tweet from their official Twitter account. We finally got a release date, Harlivy lives on! After a two year hiatus, Harley Quinn, Gotham’s greatest criminal, is back with her ragtag…

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Netmarble’s Territe Cryptocurrency is Killing Ni No Kuni: Cross Worlds

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds‘ abysmal launch month has seen a systematic disregard for free-to-play players, swarms of crypto bots spiking log-in queues up to the thousands, and a massive amount of unsatisfied players. It’s all due to developer Netmarble forcibly shackling “Territe, “its blockchain/NFT cryptocurrency, into every facet of…

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With Set 7 Dragonlands, TFT Aims to be Ever-Changing and Eternal

In an early preview event, Game Design Director Steven Mortimer tells me that League of Legends‘ auto battler Teamfight Tactics (TFT) started off rough, and was almost shut down before player feedback saved it. Now, in the midst of its latest Set 7 Dragonlands, TFT has over 80 million players…

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TFT Set 7 Teamfight Tactics Dragonlands Interview

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How Machine Girl Molded the Buoyant Beats of Neon White into a Non-Stop Rave

Neon White, the frenzied, first-person card-based speedrun incarnate, drops tomorrow, arriving with an equally hyperactive soundtrack from New York-based electronic artist Machine Girl. It’s the first time Machine Girl has ever created a video game soundtrack, so I sat down with them and Game Director Ben Esposito to find out…

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Neon White Machine Girl Soundtrack Interview

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is Adding a Roguelite and Story DLC for Free

It’s now two years after the viking fantasy’s release, and it is still chugging along; Ubisoft just announced a bunch of free Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s DLC including a roguelite mode, and the final story arc for Eivor Varinsdottir. Today during the Assassin’s Creed 15th Anniversary Celebration, Ubisoft revealed the concluding roadmap…

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NEWS

Archival Mystery Game Immortality Gets Release Date and Final Trailer

Sam Barlow’s upcoming movie-mystery game Immortality just revealed a new trailer, and a release date: July 27, 2022. At the 2022 PC Gaming show, developers Half Mermaid showcased the final world premiere trailer for Immortality. Like past games Her Story and Telling Lies, it’s a project that blends live action…

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Sam Barlow Immortality

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Hollow Knight: Silksong is Real, Drops Within the Next Year

Hollow Knight: Silksong just got a new slash-filled trailer, and is now confirmed to be launching within the next year. At Xbox and Bethesda’s 2022 Games Showcase, we finally got a new look at Hollow Knight: Silksong, the sequel to beloved bug game Hollow Knight. In the trailer, Hornet, the new…

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Hollow Knight Silksong Releases in the next year, coming to gamepass

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ICYMI: Everything from Today’s Netflix Geeked Week 2022 Gaming Show

E3 is dead and Netflix Geeked Week 2022 is here. Today, June 10, is the fated “GAMES DAY,” and hosts Geoff Keighley and Mari Takahashi revealed a ton of mobile games, video game spin-offs of shows, and television show spin-offs of video games. This past year, Netflix has been making…

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Stray Is Shaping up To Be a Sublime Cyberpunk Cat Simulator

I couldn’t contain my excitement the first time I saw a glimpse of Stray. The premise of playing as a stray cat in a post-human, cyberpunk world is inherently compelling because cats are the ultimate little creatures. But I’ve seen what unregulated hype can do to a cyberpunk game, so…

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FEATURES

Snow Moon Kayn, Caitlyn, and Illaoi are Heading to League of Legends

Riot just surprise revealed Snow Moon Kayn, Snow Moon Illaoi, and Snow Moon Caitlyn. It looks like the Snow Moon skins are coming to League of Legends just in time to combat the summer sun’s rays. In the Public Beta Environment (PBE) teasers, we also got a quick peek at…

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