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January 2017 - Prey


Arkane built a name for itself over the years delivering games where player decisions intersect with carefully crafted worlds. If you played the Dishonored games and appreciated the way that the creators anticipated and rewarded your own unique way of playing, you know what we’re talking about. Today, we’re excited to announce that the studio’s latest game, Prey, is on our January cover. There’s only so much you can highlight during a stage demo – and there’s a lot to talk about when it comes to this exciting new sci-fi title. We’ve got the most up-to-date information based on exclusive interviews and access to the team and the game. If you haven’t paid attention to Arkane yet, this could be the game that changes that.

December 2016 - Mass Effect Andromeda


Mass Effect was one of the defining franchises of the last generation, but Commander Shepard’s story has been done for more than four years. Ever since Mass Effect 3, fans have been wondering what is next for this series. BioWare officially announced Mass Effect Andromeda at E3 2015, and we’ve seen glimpses of it since – including during September’s PS4 Pro reveal. However, fans haven’t gotten any solid details about what Andromeda is or what it means for the future of Mass Effect. Until now.

November 2016 - South Park: The Fractured But Whole


Matt Stone and Trey Parker have created a hit TV show, several blockbuster films, and an award-winning Broadway musical, but in 2014 the duo finally cracked the code with video games and released the critically-acclaimed South Park: The Stick of Truth. Now South Park’s creators have teamed up with Ubisoft for a sequel that looks to deliver a richer gameplay experience and a longer narrative without sacrificing any of South Park’s iconic humor. After an exclusive behind-closed-doors tour of Ubisoft San Francisco's office, we returned with a detailed look at what sets The Fractured But Whole apart from its predecessor, and why it has the potential to be one of the funniest games ever made.

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Column Hubs

Funny To A Point

Jeff Marchiafava’s column celebrates the random, humorous, and downright stupid things that make gaming so much fun. It runs bi-weekly on Fridays.

RPG Grind Time

Kimberley Wallace's column is dedicated to examining the role-playing game genre and discussing its latest announcements. It runs bi-weekly on Wednesdays.

Science-Fiction Weekly

Andrew Reiner's column is focused on exploring the latest developments in science-fiction video games, movies, novels, and toys. It runs weekly on Tuesdays.

The Sports Desk

Matthew Kato explores the wide world of video game sports in his column. Check back every Monday for the latest analysis and news in the genre from this sports fanatic.

Top Of The Table

Matt Miller explores the ever-expanding world of tabletop board, card, miniature, and role-playing games in his column. Check back every other Friday for the best in the hobby scene.

The Virtual Life

Javy Gwaltney's cultural column is dedicated to exploring the places where our lives and games intersect, making meaningful connections to games. It runs bi-weekly on Wednesdays.

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Replay

A great idea that quickly became a site favorite - take old games, favorites, junk, etc. - and look at them from a modern perspective. It needed a hub because it is that awesome.

The Essentials

The Essentials is a weekend feature celebrating the best that the digital medium has to offer. We’re curating this list to be a resource gamers can use similar to a "required reading" list. In our collection you’ll find titles from across generations and genres, along with our reasons for selecting them for this honor.

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When you’re tired of reading reviews, previews, and news articles, journey to this hub destination to see the crazy creations made by a wide variety of passionate gamers.