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The Fictional Characters, TV Shows, and Movies We Lost in 2020

It was a rough year for all of us in the real world, but those fictional universes we spend so much time in didn’t get off scot-free. A lot of television shows ended their runs this year, and a lot of our favorite characters from sci-fi, fantasy, and horror took their final bows as well. […]

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How Miles Morales Connects To Harlem In The New Spider-Man Game

In Insomniac’s 2018 Spider-Man game, Peter Parker’s relationship with New York City involved the occasional selfie with a citizen and a lot of palling around with the NYPD. The new Miles Morales game does something different. It foregrounds Miles Morales’ relationship to Harlem and the community he’s a part of there.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Spider-Man’s Composer on Crafting Miles Morales’ Melodic Identity

The creative team behind Insomniac’s latest video game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, found a number of different ways to convey to players that Miles and Peter Parker are profoundly different kinds of Spider-Man, despite being driven by similar senses of justice. One of the biggest ways it achieves that is through its…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Spider-Man’s Composer on Crafting Miles Morales’ Melodic Identity

The creative team behind Insomniac’s latest video game, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, found a number of different ways to convey to players that Miles and Peter Parker are profoundly different kinds of Spider-Man, despite being driven by similar senses of justice. One of the biggest ways it achieves that is through its…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Watch Dogs: Legion Lets Anyone ‘Wear the Mask’ to Its Own Detriment

The recently released Spider-Man: Miles Morales video game follows the core message from the feature film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse: “Anyone can wear the mask.” But there’s one video game out right now where that’s also true: anyone can wear the mask in Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs: Legion but that doesn’t mean …Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Is Spider-Man: Miles Morales Better Than 2018’s Spider-Man?

Spider-Man: Miles Morales, the new PlayStation superhero game from Insomniac, is pretty damn good. Foundationally, it shares a lot—a map, a core moveset—with its predecessor, 2018’s Spider-Man, but spices things up with new characters, shocking special powers, and a four-inch coat of snow.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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We reviewed (nearly) every game out now for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

It’s been a long and strange November for the hobby of gaming, as both Sony and Microsoft launched big, fancy, expensive new consoles directly into the middle of both a global pandemic and a (somehow still ongoing) U.S. national election. The dust is still settling on the arrival of the Xbox Series X/S and the […]

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We reviewed (nearly) every game out now for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X

It’s been a long and strange November for the hobby of gaming, as both Sony and Microsoft launched big, fancy, expensive new consoles directly into the middle of both a global pandemic and a (somehow still ongoing) U.S. national election. The dust is still settling on the arrival of the Xbox Series X/S and the […]

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Chadwick Boseman Has A Street Named After Him In Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Along with a touching tribute in the end credits of Spider-Man: Miles Morales, late Black Panther actor Chadwick Boseman also gets a street named after him in the game’s version of New York City. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I’m Deeply Envious of Miles Morales’ New Harlem Apartment

You spend the bulk of Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales suited up and swinging across the Manhattan skyline busting villains. But there are a handful of moments peppered throughout the game that bring you to Miles’ new home in Harlem, where he and his mother Rio move to give themselves a fresh start somewhere…Read more… Continue […]

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I Can’t Believe All Of These Games Came Out This Year

King of hype Geoff Keighly just announced the nominees for the 2020 Game Awards, and as I’m looking through some of these nominations, I realize that none of this makes sense.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales Is Hiding a Tiny X-Men Easter Egg

Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ NPCs are always weirdly surprised whenever they see you zooming through the air via blasts of synthetic webbing. You’d think that the game’s New Yorkers were somehow unaccustomed to witnessing superheroes as part of their everyday lives…despite how prominently Avengers Tower features into…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Spider-Man: Miles Morales’ Biggest Conflict Is Achingly Intimate

Insomniac’s first thwip at the Spider-Verse gave us a compelling tale of Peter Parker’s dual life, with a wonderfully personable twist that smashed those halves together. Its successor—Spider-Man: Miles Morales, released last week—does the same but as its larger self does, the new story drills this idea down into…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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DualSense Feedback Makes Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered Feel Legit Next-Gen

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Remastered is a definitive polish of a beloved game. The visuals in this game are a marked improvement. But it’s the feel of the game—the sensory tickles from the PlayStation 5 DualSense controller—that made me appreciate and enjoy it in a new way.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Miles Morales Reforms Spider-Man’s Relationship With the Police When It Needs to Be Abolished

Insomniac’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales follows the fledgling webhead as he steps out from under Peter Parker’s shadow. He’s defending New York City on his own for the first time just as a bitter ground war breaks out between the nefarious Roxxon Corporation and the tech-powered Underground movement. New as Miles is to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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How To Get The Cat Suit In Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Spider-Man is the hero of Spider-Man: Miles Morales. That’s not a statement about either of the Spider-Men (Peter Parker or the titular Miles Morales) but about Spider-Man, the bodega cat who charmed the internet to pieces earlier this fall. Insomniac’s web-slinging action game, out now for PlayStation 4 and…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tips For Playing Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales

Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a superhero action game about bad guys who don’t know how to look up, has officially swung onto PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. The game unmistakably shares a lot of DNA with its predecessor, 2018’s amazing Spider-Man. Still, there are some quirks to this follow-up, things you…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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