Win Dungeons and Dragons Art and Arcana: A Visual History

Roll that 12-sided die! Celebrating the most iconic RPG in the world, Dungeons and Dragons Art and Acana: A Visual History takes a definitive look at the visual history of the phenomenon. It’s all here – over 700 pieces of artwork, spanning each edition of the game’s core books, supplements and modules; decades of D&D magazines; classic ads and merchandise…

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The best games Valve has ever made are now backwards compatible on Xbox One X

The Xbox One X backward compatibility program received an important update today. With just a few games, the update is relatively small compared to the full Xbox One backward compatibility list, but we’re looking at a quality over quantity situation. Today’s update added the very best of Valve’s stable of games to the Xbox One X’s library of enhanced Xbox…

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Telltale’s Minecraft: Story Mode was originally T-rated and “not appropriate” for kids

Minecraft is the kind of relaxing, freeform sandbox game that anyone can enjoy, but its primary audience consists of young kids. So it’s a surprise to hear that Minecraft: Story Mode, Telltale Games’ narrative-driven Minecraft adventure from 2015, originally featured edgy T-rated humor and was targeted at older players.  Speaking with GamesIndustry, former Telltale narrative designer Emily Grace Buck explained…

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Skybound promises ‘our absolute intention to complete Telltale’s The Walking Dead with the people who have brought it this far’

Earlier this month Skybound Games announced it is taking on the task of completing and publishing The Walking Dead: The Final Season after Telltale’s closure. In a recent Reddit AMA we got a few more details on how that will work, and how Skybound plans to let the original development team finish the project.  “It’s our absolute intention to complete…

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Rockstar employees take to social media to combat crunch claims

Rockstar has decided to let its employees do the talking when it comes to working conditions at the studio, after comments from studio co-founder Dan Houser about working “100-hour weeks” on Red Dead Redemption 2 stirred up conversations about crunch behind-the-scenes.  With the studio’s blessing, Rockstar employees – usually bound by a code of silence about the development process –…

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Bethesda explains the perceived Brotherhood of Steel retcon in Fallout 76

Fallout 76 is set in West Virginia – new territory for the Fallout series – and predates other Fallout games, so its interpretation of the Fallout universe will inevitably affect the series’ lore. However, some Fallout fans believe it’s overstepped its bounds and retconned in one of Fallout’s most iconic factions – the Brotherhood of Steel, a militaristic order best…

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Watch the Red Dead Redemption 2 launch trailer

Red Dead Redemption 2 is released on October 26, but Rockstar is giving us the launch trailer today to really wet our whistles. Check it out right now. We’ll wait.  “Nothing means more to me that this gang,” says Arthur Morgan as the trailer rolls. We get a sense of the tension between Morgan and the gang’s leader, Dutch van…

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Prepare for a face-off with this exclusive Alita: Battle Angel image

For a project already 18 years in the making and with the likes of James Cameron and Sin City director Robert Rodriguez attached to the product, you’d think it’d be impossible to get even more excited for Alita: Battle Angel, a movie based on the manga Battle Angel Alita. Then along comes an exclusive new image from our sister publication…

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