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A dragon flies through the sky in World of Warcraft Catclysm Classic.

Everything announced at BlizzCon 2023: Diablo 4 DLC, Cataclysm Classic, and more

BlizzCon 2023's opening ceremony was packed with announcements, from Diablo 4's first DLC to a huge new World of Warcraft saga. Here's everything we saw.
New York Times Connection game logo.

NYT Connections today: answers and hints for Friday, November 3

Someone playing Wordle on a smartphone.

Wordle Today (#868): Wordle answer and hints for November 3

A woman plays Vampire Survivors on a Steam Deck.

The $5 indie hit Vampire Survivors is about to get even better

Guardians stand together in Destiny 2: The Final Shape key art.

Bungie plots Destiny 2: The Final Shape overhaul in wake of mass layoffs

A planet floats in the sky in Marathon.

Marathon: release date speculation, trailers, gameplay, and more

Concept art for Lies of P's DLC.

Surprise Soulslike hit Lies of P is getting new DLC and a sequel

Mario and friends zip through a race course in Mario Kart 8.

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s final DLC brings the series most iconic track

A first-person perspective of a Gran Turismo Sophy Race Together race in Gran Turismo 7.

Gran Turismo 7’s impressive Sophy AI returns with expanded features

The Atari logo appears in gold.

Atari’s latest acquisition is a game preservation power play

Kiriko in Overwatch 2

BlizzCon 2023: full live stream schedule and how to watch

A runner runs in Marathon.

Destiny 2 studio Bungie hit by layoffs, internal game delays

Saga fights off a Taken in Alan Wake 2.

How to turn off those pesky Epic Games Store achievement pop-ups in Alan Wake 2

Tired of pesky Epic Games Store achievement notifications scaring you during Alan Wake 2? Kill them with this quick hack.
Goofy, Donald, and the player complete making something in Disney Dreamlight Valley.

Disney Dreamlight Valley leaves early access in December, but won’t be free

Disney Dreamlight Valley will exit early access before the end of the year, but it will no longer launch as a free-to-play game.
A PS5 consxole is opened up, showing its removable hard drive.

An internet connection is required to connect the new PS5’s disc drive

The Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Drive add-on for new PS5 Digital Edition models requires an internet connection during its initial setup.
Ichiban fights a guy with a machete in Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth.

Xbox Partner Preview: how to watch and what to expect

This is everything you need to know before tuning into the Xbox Partner Preview later this week.
Discord app icon on the screen smartphone

Discord is getting a big update that gives users more ways to pay

Discord's fall updates focus on changes to user safety, the monetization of profile customization, and third-party app usage.
Key art for the new Valorant agent Iso.

Valorant’s newest agent can challenge other players to duels

Valorant's next agent Iso has an ultimate ability that sends him and an opponent to an interdimensional arena so they can duel.
Issac Clarke exploring ruins in Dead Space Remake.

One of the year’s best reviewed games is coming to Xbox Game Pass

This year's Dead Space remake is coming to Xbox Game Pass this month, though one of the service's best games is leaving.
Controller port on the Nintendo 64.

This new retro console will let you play Nintendo 64 games in 4K

The makers of the Analogue Pocket unveiled the Analogue 3D, a new aftermarket console that can play Nintendo 64 cartridges in 4K.
Wiggly pipe in Super Mario Bros. Wonder

Wonder no more: the new voice of Mario has revealed himself

Curious about who's taking over the role of Mario? Wonder no more: the new Mario has revealed himself.
Xbox acquired Activision Blizzard on January 18, 2022, and gained the rights to Call of Duty, Candy Crush, and more.

Microsoft finally closes its $69B Activision Blizzard acquisition

Microsoft confirmed that it has completed its acquisition of Activision Blizzard after nearly two years of scrutiny from regulators.
A Victrix Pro BFG and all its parts sit splayed out on a table.

The best third-party video game controller is about to get even better

The Victrix Pro BFG is one of the best third-party controllers on the market, and it's about to get even better thanks to a modular joystick upgrade.
Aloy stands on a mountain in Horizon Forbidden West.

PS Plus members can cloud stream PS5 games in 4K later this month

PS Plus Premium subscribers will soon have the option to cloud stream titles like Horizon Forbidden West, saving them some hard drive space.
Character running past a chocolate factory in Haunted Chocolatier.

Haunted Chocolatier: release date speculation, news, trailer, and more

Want to make chocolate in a haunted castle? The developer on Stardew Valley is working on a new game where you do just that. Here's what we know so far.
A PS5 consxole is opened up, showing its removable hard drive.

New PS5 models are getting their own console covers, but old ones aren’t compatible

New PS5 models will get their own console covers next year, though old PS5 faceplates won't be compatible with the new systems.
The new, smaller PS5 models launching in November 2023.

PlayStation 5 is getting a slimmer (but not cheaper) redesign next month

Sony is replacing its launch PlayStation 5 models with a pair of slimmer redesigned models, but the price tag isn't going down.
All of the Lego Animal Crossing sets interconnected.

Lego’s Animal Crossing sets are every bit as adorable as the games

The Lego Animal Crossing collaboration begins next year with five distinct sets that can also interconnect.
An astronaut explores a planet's surface in Starfield.

A field-of-view slider headlines Starfield’s latest update

Bethesda just added first- and third-person FOV sliders to Starfield in its latest update.
Redfall Cover

Major Redfall patch adds 60 fps performance mode, a stealth overhaul, and more

Redfall finally got the performance mode that was promised before the game even launched via a massive new patch.
Animal Crossing Lego figures stand together.

Animal Crossing is the next Nintendo franchise to get the Lego treatment

Nintendo is teasing a Animal Crossing-themed collaboration with Lego.
Mega Man and Mario fight in Super Smash Bros. for 3DS and Wii U,

Nintendo is shutting down online services for 3DS and Wii U next April

Nintendo will discontinue online services for most Nintendo 3DS and Wii U games and applications in 2024.
Ellie looking concerned.

Naughty Dog devs suffer layoffs, reportedly impacting Last of Us multiplayer spinoff

Naughty Dog is the latest video game studio suffering layoffs, with around 25 developers from multiple departments getting their contracts terminated.
A screenshot from Cities: Skylines 2's cinematic reveal trailer.

Cities: Skylines 2: release date, trailers, gameplay, and more

Have the developers designed the perfect system for this sequel to thrive? Let's take a bird's-eye view and see what has been laid out for Cities: Skylines 2.

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