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Legendary to adapt Square Enix's award-winning video game Life is Strange

Legendary Digital Studios and Square Enix are coming together to adapt Life Is Strange, the award-winning episodic video game from the Japanese gaming giant.

Not to be outdone by Nintendo, Sega is rereleasing the Genesis with all your favorite games

Nintendo created quite a stir by announcing the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) would be getting a rerelease of sorts via the NES Classic Edition — and now Sega has officially fired back.

That didn't take long: Pokemon Go has become the most successful mobile game in U.S. history

Well, that didn’t take long. In case you needed more proof that Pokemon Go is an unprecedented phenomenon, in less than two weeks the game has done what no other has been able to do in history.

Nintendo releasing a miniature NES loaded with 30 games that’ll fit in your hand

Not content to revel in nostalgia with Pokemon Go, Nintendo is digging a bit deeper into its catalog with something that will certainly be of interest to fans of a certain age.

Warner Bros. found guilty of paying YouTubers for positive video game reviews

If you thought the reviews were a bit too rosy for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, it turns out there might be a good reason. 

The Last Guardian creator on following up the cult hit Shadow of the Colossus

After releasing the cult hit classic Shadow of the Colossus in 2005, it’s taken Fumito Ueda more than a decade to finalize his next title, The Last Guardian. So, how does he follow up what many believe to be one of the best video games ever made?

Behold China's illegal, $48 million World of Warcraft theme park

If hanging out in the virtual MMORPG land of World of Warcraft just isn't enough escapism for you these days, you're in luck—someone went and built a massive, $48 million Warcraft theme park in China. The only problem? It's massively, hugely illegal.

News Briefs: Iron Man 2 game peak, Miyazaki's backup

Peak at Iron Man 2 video game and movie stills, and Hollywood heavy hitters getting behind Miyazaki's Ponyo.

The greatest Star Wars game ever? Why you'll never get to play it

Some of us don't want to play video games: we want to be inside the video game. Keyboards and mice? They just destroy the illusion that we're uber leet warriors. But the future of gaming looks bright for those of us who want more a more immersive experience.

Nerd parents name kid after Skyrim character for free videogames

The company that produced the best selling Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim videogame held a contest that promised any parents who had a child on Skyrim's release date, 11/11/11, and named the kid Dovahkiin, after Skyrim's main character, would get a lifetime of free games. And wouldn't you know it, someone went for it.

Terrific (spoof) trailer for next game-based blockbuster: Tetris!

Apparently, Hollywood will make movies out of any damned thing. Comic books, board games, even Stretch Armstrong. So the idea of someone taking that most elemental shape-sorting videogame and making a Michael Bay-style invasion movie isn't that far from reality. Which is what makes it so perfect.

Never-released 1986 Legend of Zelda prototype FOUND

In every segment of pop culture, there are buried treasures: artifacts of elusive, legendary power that are lost to the four winds, never to be seen again. And, sometimes, intrepid pop archaeologists unearth them. Which is exactly what happened with the test-run of one of videogames' most popular franchises ever.