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Recent articles by Tomas:

Your biggest questions about the Microsoft-Activision deal, answered

Analysts reveal what Microsoft's Activation Blizzard acquisition means for the industry. → Read More

2021's most underrated game helped me overcome anxiety

'Psychonauts 2' is Inverse's 2021 Game of the Year, and level Compton's Cookoff is a perfect testament as to why that's the case. → Read More

The best character in 'Arcane' shows how even the best fathers can fail

Netflix's surprise animated sci-fi fantasy hit 'Arcane' introduced the complex father Vander, who may have more in store in the show's near future. → Read More

'Sifu' is the 'Dark Souls' of punching

'Sifu' delivers satisfying combat with a unique aging mechanic, truly evolving the beat 'em up genre. → Read More

'Wonder Woman' game release date, trailer, developer, and gameplay features

The developers of 'F.E.A.R.' and 'Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor' are making a Wonder Woman video game. Here's what you need to know. → Read More

Uncharted PS5 remaster disaster doesn't bode well for Game Pass rumors

'Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection' remasters 'Uncharted 4: A Thief's End' and 'Uncharted: The Lost Legacy' for PS5 in the worst way possible. → Read More

PlayStation Spartacus release date, tiers, and leaks for Sony's Game Pass rival

This is everything we know about Sony's rumored subscription service that will take on Microsoft's successful Xbox Game Pass. → Read More

'Halo Infinite' campaign release time, file size, and Xbox Game Pass status

This is everything you need to know about the launch of 'Halo Infinite', the biggest Xbox Series X game yet. → Read More

'FFXIV: Endwalker' release time, early access, and version 6.0 patch notes

Here's when PC, Mac, Steam, PS4, and PS5 players can play the 'Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker' expansion from Square Enix. → Read More

This major Activision Blizzard resignation exposes a troubling new trend

ABetterABK figurehead Jessica Gonzalez is leaving Activision Blizzard, highlighting how the 'Overwatch 2' and 'Diablo 4' developer is losing amazing talent. → Read More

'Pokémon Brilliant Diamond' tier list: Lucario, Garchomp, and 7 more late-game options

In 'Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl', these are some of the best Pokémon to add to your team as your approach the Pokémon League. → Read More

You need to play the most beautiful sci-fi game on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

An enthralling indie game inspired by '2001: A Space Odyssey' and 'Journey' is available now on Xbox Game Pass. → Read More

'Halo Infinite' battle pass backlash: Zoomers aren't to blame, actually

'Halo Infinite' from 343 Industries and Microsoft launched with a terrible battle pass, but younger players who like 'Fortnite' aren't to blame. → Read More

'Arcane' Season 2 release date, trailer, cast, and story for the 'League of Legends' show

The second season of Netflix's animated 'League of Legends' series 'Arcane' has been confirmed. Here's what we know about it. → Read More

'Pokémon Brilliant Diamond' HM locations: Where to get Defog, Fly, and 6 more

Here's how to get HM moves Rock Smash, Cut, Fly, Defog, Surf, Strength, Rock Climb, and Waterfall in 'Pokemon Brilliant Diamond' and 'Pokemon Shining Pearl'. → Read More

Bobby Kotick's necessary resignation is bigger than Activision Blizzard

Following a new report from The Wall Street Journal, more Activision Blizzard employees and fans than ever are calling for Bobby Kotick's removal. → Read More

Everything you need know about WB's 'Smash Bros.' clone: 'MultiVersus'

This is everything we know about 'MultiVersus', a 'Super Smash Bros.' clone featuring characters from DC Comics, 'Game of Thrones', and more. → Read More

'Elder Scrolls 6' release date, trailer, setting, and Xbox exclusivity

'The Elder Scrolls 6' is far off from release, but we still have a few hints about the game's development. Here's what we know so far. → Read More

How to fix the 'Halo Infinite' multiplayer beta's annoying blue screen error

The 'Halo Infinite' multiplayer beta is available for PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X, and Xbox Series S now, but players are running into a blue screen issue. → Read More

Xbox Series X gets 70+ original Xbox and 360 classics for its 20th anniversary

The 'Max Payne' and 'F.E.A.R.' series and more are being added to Xbox's backward compatibility program for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series X, and Xbox One. → Read More