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Ninja Gaiden Fans Should Check Out This New Game

Fans of the classic, brutal Ninja Gaiden series of games have a new title they can check out that could scratch the same itch.

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Street Fighter 6 Has Set a High Bar For Mortal Kombat 1 and Tekken 8

Early impressions of Capcom's Street Fighter 6 seem to confirm that its main rivals, Tekken and Mortal Kombat, have their work cut out for them.

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Borderlands 4 Has a Chance to Correct One Huge Missed Opportunity

With the next entry in the Borderlands franchise, Gearbox can finally get more creative with a tool it has been making use of for years.

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Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Could Have Done More With One Area

Despite its potential, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom falls short on one of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild's most memorable areas

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2023 is Ironically a Big Year for the Far Cry Franchise

Far Cry used to be a major series, and though it probably won't get a new game this year, that makes 2023 quite a big year for the franchise.

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The Argument For Hollow Knight: Silksong to Feature Its Own Leg Eater

The NPC Leg Eater turned out to be the focus of one of the most surprising sidequests in the original Hollow Knight, and Silksong should take notes.

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All Hope is Not Lost For Starfield's Multiplayer

Although the game is set to release without multiplayer, Starfield still has the opportunity to include the option in the near future.

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The Best Possible Settings for Forza Horizon 6

The Forza Horizon games have been giving players beautiful landscapes to drive through for years, and the next game should follow suit.

Immortals of Aveum Dev Talks Packing Power and Spectacle into Magic Gameplay

In an interview, Game Rant speaks with an Immortals of Aveum dev about the power and spectacle within the game's FPS-based magic system.

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After Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Hyrule Warriors Has the Perfect Blueprint for a Sequel

Hyrule Warriors has the perfect chance to follow up its Age of Calamity prequel with another game thanks to The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom.

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What To Expect of Rainbow Six Siege's Upcoming Frost Rework

One of Rainbow Six Siege's earlier operators from Year 1 Season 1, Frost, will be getting a controversial rework in the next seasonal update.

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Kraven's Faction in Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Has to Avoid One Big Miles Morales Mistake

Marvel's Spider-Man 2 bring a new faction into the mix with Kraven's hunters, but they need to learn one big thing from Miles Morales' enemies.

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Has One of Two Paths to Follow in a Sequel

Respawn has a tough choice to make for the next entry in the Star Wars: Jedi franchise regarding the size and quantity of its planets.

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Call of Duty 2023 Could End Up Repeating History if it's 'Modern Warfare 3'

2011's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 wasn't the best-received entry in the series, and 2023's Call of Duty could end up repeating history.

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Pokemon Scarlet and Violet DLC Could Turn the Story's Biggest Shock into a Postgame Plot

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet's DLC could not only take players back to Area Zero, it could give them a chance to rewrite history.

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Mortal Kombat 1's Kameo Fighters May Be a Double-Edged Katana

Mortal Kombat 1's Kameo Fighters will allow players to hone their unique playstyle, but its impact on the game's classic elements could go either way.

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What to Expect From Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 3

Fortnite Chapter 4 Season 2 is set to come to an end on June 9, and Season 3 has plenty of surprises up its sleeve to keep fans invested.

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How Diablo 4's Microtransactions Compare to Diablo Immortal

Diablo Immortal was typified by its microtransaction controversies, and many fans may wonder how Diablo 4 compares with its own in-game purchases.

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Final Fantasy 16 is Hiding a Dark Secret

Final Fantasy 16 is set to feature epic clashes between the series' god-like Eikons, whose appearance seems to hide a dark secret.

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Why Community Voting is The Sims 4’s Best Strategy Yet

Kits may not be the most popular content pack in The Sims 4, but a recent community vote from the developer is a good sign for future releases.