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Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

Image: Sony / Microsoft / Kotaku Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services up against …

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Kyle Gibson flirts with no-hitter as rampaging Phillies improve to 10 games over .500

Kyle Gibson flirts with no-hitter as rampaging Phillies improve to 10 games over .500

On most nights, a barrage of five home runs would be the story. Not on this one, though. Rhys Hoskins, Nick Castellanos and Darick Hall all went deep in the first inning and J.T. Realmuto and Kyle Schwarber joined the power party later. But Kyle Gibson stole the show Friday night. The 34-year-old right-hander flirted …

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GameStop Sold NFT Games Without 'Consent,' Dev Claims

GameStop Sold NFT Games Without ‘Consent,’ Dev Claims

Image: Gamestop / Krystian Majewski / Kotaku GameStop has once again proven with their NFT shenanigans that an unregulated market built on planet-destroying technology is, and this may shock you, not a terribly great idea. In a thorough report from Ars Technica, the GameStop NFT marketplace is yet again the topic of controversy as an …

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With its new DLC, Into The Breach is instantly one of the best mobile games ever

With its new DLC, Into The Breach is instantly one of the best mobile games ever

Into The Breach on AndroidScreenshot: Subset Games/Netflix Every Friday, A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we invite you to answer our eternal question: What Are You Playing This Weekend? Back …

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"Stray" cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

“Stray” cat video game brings some benefits to real cats

NEW YORK (AP) — The virtual cat hero from the new video game sensation “Stray” doesn’t just wind along rusted pipes, leap over unidentified sludge and decode clues in a seemingly abandoned city. The daring orange tabby is helping real world cats as well. Thanks to online fundraising platforms, gamers are playing “Stray” while streaming …

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Pressing paws: Stray, the video game that’s a hit with cats (and their humans) | Games

When a video game has us playing as an animal, it’s usually some psychedelic anthropomorphic cartoon creature such as Crash Bandicoot or Sonic the Hedgehog. Rarely do we actually behave like an animal, although when we do, it can be hilarious: 2019’s breakout cult hit Untitled Goose Game stars a nasty goose honking, pecking and …

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