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How to Stream Your PS4 to Any Android Phone

Hey Android fans, I know you’re probably tired about all the fun iOS users have been getting up to with that new-fangled Apple Arcade, but there’s some good gaming news coming your way, too. Sony’s newest firmware update for the PlayStation 4 makes it possible to use the PS4 Remote Play app on all Android […]

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This Incredibly Customizable Controller Will Make You Better at the Switch

Nintendo makes an excellent standalone controller for those who prefer gaming with something more substantial than the Switch’s Joy-Cons. The Pro Controller was always what I recommended to anyone looking for a Switch gamepad, but not any longer. 8BitDo’s SN30 Pro+ isn’t perfect, but its biggest draw—its ability to be …Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Best Multiplayer Games to Play With Your Kid

It’s fun to play games with your kid, but eventually you have to face how much they suck at them. Children’s developing brains can’t handle complexity, their unripe nervous systems don’t react fast enough to not get smeared by zombies, and their fine motor skills are straight garbage. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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In the New Jedi: Fallen Order Trailer, the Fire of the Jedi Flickers Once More

Order 66 was never really shown to be a particularly efficient order in the Star Wars galaxy. Rogue Jedi who survived the purge crop up enough that you begin to wonder if Clone Troopers were ever more accurate in their blaster fire than their Stormtrooper descendants. But that’s not going to stop young Cal Kestis […]

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The Star Wars Galaxy Needs More Kyle Katarns

This week, one of the best Star Wars games ever made, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, made a surprise arrival on modern consoles. It’s peculiar, because it’s a rare official recognition of a Star Wars timeline that no longer canonically exists. But it’s a peculiarity that can only be matched by Jedi Outcast’s hero…Read more… Continue […]

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The Star Wars Galaxy Needs More Kyle Katarns

This week, one of the best Star Wars games ever made, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, made a surprise arrival on modern consoles. It’s peculiar, because it’s a rare official recognition of a Star Wars timeline that no longer canonically exists. But it’s a peculiarity that can only be matched by Jedi Outcast’s hero…Read more… Continue […]

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The Star Wars Galaxy Needs More Kyle Katarns

This week, one of the best Star Wars games ever made, Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast, made a surprise arrival on modern consoles. It’s peculiar, because it’s a rare official recognition of a Star Wars timeline that no longer canonically exists. But it’s a peculiarity that can only be matched by Jedi Outcast’s hero…Read more… Continue […]

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Use Minecraft to Teach Your Kids Pretty Much Anything

There’s a reason the New York Times calls them “The Minecraft Generation.” Today’s kids and teens have been raised on the game, cutting their teeth on survival mode and moving on to creating complex, multiplayer worlds within Minecraft. But Minecraft’s vast community (112 million people log on per month!) are doing…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Get Apple Arcade Two Days Early With the iOS 13 Beta

Apple’s premium game subscription, Apple Arcade, hits the App Store on Thursday, September 19. If you can’t bear to wait, though, I have good news. Apple Arcade hit the iOS 13 beta version App Store on Monday, so you can sign up for the service now and start playing a couple days early if you’re […]

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I Can’t Stop Looking at These Perfect Final Fantasy VII Figures

We live in a truly incredible time for action figures—whether you’re wanting to spend a couple hundred bucks or even just twenty, you can get well articulated, highly detailed recreations of some of your favourite characters from all sorts of shows, movies, comics, and games. But it means we also get this: amazingly…Read more… Continue […]

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I Can’t Stop Looking at These Perfect Final Fantasy VII Figures

We live in a truly incredible time for action figures—whether you’re wanting to spend a couple hundred bucks or even just twenty, you can get well articulated, highly detailed recreations of some of your favourite characters from all sorts of shows, movies, comics, and games. But it means we also get this: amazingly…Read more… Continue […]

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Listen to the Original Voice of Ash Ketchum Congratulate Him on a Long-Awaited Pokémon League Win

He’s finally bloody done it. Ash Ketchum, star of the Pokémon anime and perennial clutcher of defeat from the jaws of victory, is finally the winner of a Regional Pokémon League. The world of Pokémon fandom is rejoicing with him, including…himself?Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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When it comes to awful Stephen King adaptations, video games just can’t be beat

Earlier this week we ran a piece highlighting the best and weirdest of the extremely wide world of Stephen King adaptations, from film, to TV, to weird, barely recognizable outliers. While reading that piece, you may have noticed that one major medium—one whose rise, coincidentally, mirrored King’s own steadily…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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When it comes to awful Stephen King adaptations, video games just can’t be beat

Earlier this week we ran a piece highlighting the best and weirdest of the extremely wide world of Stephen King adaptations, from film, to TV, to weird, barely recognizable outliers. While reading that piece, you may have noticed that one major medium—one whose rise, coincidentally, mirrored King’s own steadily…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Miss Simple Video Games That Didn’t Try Too Hard

As someone obsessed with handheld gaming consoles, Nintendo’s Switch should have been the ultimate portable system for me. Instead, it actually made me nostalgic for Tiger Electronics’ LCD handhelds; arguably some of the first true portable video game systems. They were cheap, durable, simple, and addictive, and 30…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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How I Use The Xbox Adaptive Controller To Play Forza Horizon 4 One-Handed

Forza Horizon 4 is one of the best driving experiences you can have without getting off your couch. But it, like most video games, requires two hands to play. Luckily for those who are not so-equipped—like me, unfortunately, at the moment—Microsoft makes a special controller that can be configured for just about…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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