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Past articles by Alyssa:

Modern Warfare 2 teases us with a crumb of Rust

The fan-favorite Call of Duty map makes a cameo in Modern Warfare 2 → Read More

Modern Warfare 2 menus are confusing the hell out of players

Can you decipher the Modern Warfare 2 menus? → Read More

New Forspoken gameplay makes magic parkour look pretty good, actually

Forspoken should have shown this gameplay months ago as the magic parkour looks sick → Read More

This robot dog in a Jolteon costume is adorably terrifying

A robotic engineer has 3D-printed a highly realistic Jolteon Pokemon costume for a robot dog, and the results are, well, shocking. Dave Niewinski shared the robot Jolteon costume progress and final product on Twitter and YouTube (opens in new tab), and it's fascinating. It reminds me of the actual dog that was turned into Arcanine, except, ya know, this dog is made of metal. The Jolteon costume,… → Read More

Apex Legends Catalyst is coming for the scan meta's throat

The newest Legend Catalyst is going to seriously shake up the existing Apex Legends meta → Read More

The Overwatch 2 Witch Kiriko skin is scary expensive

"$25 for that lol! What a laugh," writes a popular Overwatch 2 streamer → Read More

Overwatch 2 Halloween event is a good sign for PvE but a bad sign for monetization

Overwatch 2's new take on Junkenstein's Revenge is a blast, but monetization is killing the fun yet again → Read More

Blizzard pulls disturbing Overwatch 2 custom game mode

Content warning: this story contains discussions of sexual violence → Read More

Obviously fake "Bloodborne Mobile" rated G in Australia

A very clearly fake Bloodborne Mobile game has been rated in Australia, making this a rough week for Bloodborne fans. "Bloodborne Mobile" is officially classified as a rated G for General game according to the Australian Classification board listing (opens in new tab) - and if that rating isn't enough to cause concern, everything else about the listing will. It's allegedly being published and… → Read More

David Tennant's Doctor Who return brought back this lapsed Whovian

The Power of the Doctor did the almost impossible: gave Jodie Whittaker a brilliant sendoff and brought back my favorite Doctor. Now I’m hooked all over again. → Read More

Check out this supremely chill driving sim you can play in your web browser

Slow Roads is a procedurally generated driving sim that's free-to-play in any web browser → Read More

Apex Legends devs "cherry-picked" the best features from other maps for Broken Moon

Broken Moon is all about larger POIs and fast map traversal → Read More

Modern Warfare 2 has such a realistic version of Amsterdam I can taste the stroopwafels

A Modern Warfare 2 campaign mission takes place in an astonishingly beautiful Amsterdam → Read More

The House of the Dragon Negroni Sbagliato meme has now infected Google

Emma D'Arcy and Olivia Cooke's viral TikTok gets a Google Easter egg → Read More

The Sims 5 hype can be summed up with two words: throw pillows

The Sims 5 (codenamed Project Rene) is officially in production, and I can't stop thinking about throw pillows. It seems like such a silly thing, the placement of pillows on a chaise or sectional → Read More

The Sims 5 mobile support has Simmers worried

"If it’s going to support both PC and mobile you know it’s going to be basically a mobile game" → Read More

The Sims 4 is adding a curated space for downloadable mods and custom content

The Sims 4 and Overwolf will make downloading mods and custom content even easier → Read More

The Sims 4 will get infants alongside two new expansions next year

One of the most sought-after Sims features is coming early 2023 → Read More

The Sims 5 announced as Project Rene, will include "collaborative play"

The news came during the Behind The Sims Summit Stream → Read More

The Apex Legends team on making Catalyst "inescapably trans" and proud

Catalyst was created with the support of trans employees at Respawn, a representative at GLAAD, and the character's voice actor Meli Grant → Read More