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Pharaoh New Era review

Pharaoh returns to take the rightful spot on the throne of city builders. The game has some shortcomings, but it is still a great remake. A New Era treats the source material with respect, at the same time making it more accessible.

Wild Hearts review

Roaming a strange world and hunting down monsters may sound familiar, but add to that some unique construction mechanics and you get a game that tries its best to stand out from the rest.

Like a Dragon: Ishin review

Mixing the classic feel of Yakuza and Like a Dragon games with some Japanese history, Ishin offers you a new way to enjoy the series and even teach you a thing or two about the way of the samurai.

Top 35 gacha games

Gacha is immensely popular in the East, but not so much in the West – for now. With its recent success, Genshin Impact blazes a trail for the genre. If you'd like to really get into it, you might want to browse this list of best gacha games.

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe review

A remastered version of the 2011 Wii title, Kirby’s Return to Dream Land offers some updated graphics and a few new features, but are these enough to justify returning to the game?

Scars Above review

Inspired by many games you’ve probably played, Scars Above does its best to tell a unique story and stand out on top. Does it succeed or get lost in space?

New video games coming in March 2023

No spectacular releases this month, it seems. However, this doesn't mean that there's nothing to play! There will be plenty to choose from, but don't count on high-profile debuts – rather on humble celebrations and getting ready for spring.

Hogwarts Legacy review

Hogwarts Legacy review

Harry Potter and his friends may not star in Hogwarts Legacy, but the magic of the series shines through in a game that is as enchanting as it is immersive.

Hogwarts Legacy review
Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe Review: Bigger and Friendlier

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe Review: Bigger and Friendlier

A remastered version of the 2011 Wii title, Kirby’s Return to Dream Land offers some updated graphics and a few new features, but are these enough to justify returning to the game?

Kirby’s Return to Dream Land Deluxe Review: Bigger and Friendlier
Like a Dragon Ishin Review: High-Ranking Samurai

Like a Dragon Ishin Review: High-Ranking Samurai

Mixing the classic feel of Yakuza and Like a Dragon games with some Japanese history, Ishin offers you a new way to enjoy the series and even teach you a thing or two about the way of the samurai.

Like a Dragon Ishin Review: High-Ranking Samurai
Wild Hearts Review: Building a Mystery

Wild Hearts Review: Building a Mystery

Roaming a strange world and hunting down monsters may sound familiar, but add to that some unique construction mechanics and you get a game that tries its best to stand out from the rest.

Wild Hearts Review: Building a Mystery
Pharaoh New Era Review: Pyramids Built on Nostalgia in Great Return of Timeless Classic

Pharaoh New Era Review: Pyramids Built on Nostalgia in Great Return of Timeless Classic

Pharaoh returns to take the rightful spot on the throne of city builders. The game has some shortcomings, but it is still a great remake. A New Era treats the source material with respect, at the same time making it more accessible.

Pharaoh New Era Review: Pyramids Built on Nostalgia in Great Return of Timeless Classic
Dead Space Remake Review: Scarier Tactics

Dead Space Remake Review: Scarier Tactics

15 years later, Dead Space Remake is back to give fans and newcomers second thoughts before going on any space mission. Scarier, prettier, but still the game you remember it—see if you can survive this horror.

Dead Space Remake Review: Scarier Tactics
Fire Emblem Engage Review: Winning Bonds

Fire Emblem Engage Review: Winning Bonds

Improving on its classic features, this new entry in the Fire Emblem series - Engage - is sure to please fans and newcomers alike with its robust offerings and focus on combat.

Fire Emblem Engage Review: Winning Bonds
Witcher 3 Next-Gen Review: Polished and Pretty

Witcher 3 Next-Gen Review: Polished and Pretty

Fans new and old will appreciate this Next-Gen update to a game that makes this masterpiece shine even stronger. Read on to find out why.

Witcher 3 Next-Gen Review: Polished and Pretty
50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods

50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods

Taking care of the highest quality of entertainment, we searched the Internet (because there's more than the Wicked Whims) so that your Sims 4 become a little more greasy. And maybe sometimes a tiny bit naughty.

50 Shades of The Sims - A List of Naughty Mods
Video Game Releases of March 2023 - Neither Hot, Nor Cold

Video Game Releases of March 2023 - Neither Hot, Nor Cold

No spectacular releases this month, it seems. However, this doesn't mean that there's nothing to play! There will be plenty to choose from, but don't count on high-profile debuts – rather on humble celebrations and getting ready for spring.

Video Game Releases of March 2023 - Neither Hot, Nor Cold
Best Gacha Games 2023 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!

Best Gacha Games 2023 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!

Gacha is immensly popular in the East, but not so much in the West – for now. With its recent success, Genshin Impact blazes a trail for the genre. If you'd like to really get into it, you might want to browse this list of best gacha games.

Best Gacha Games 2023 - There's an Anime Girl Hiding in This Loot Box!
Gamepressure's Favorite Minecraft Mods 2023

Gamepressure's Favorite Minecraft Mods 2023

Minecraft is one of the most popular games of all time, so it's hardly surprising that it's getting thousands of mods. So, we chose the most interesting modifications for Minecraft to spare you some time searching for them.

Gamepressure's Favorite Minecraft Mods 2023
Best Video Game Releases of February 2023 - A Month of Spoils!

Best Video Game Releases of February 2023 - A Month of Spoils!

In February, there'll be no shortage of new games. There's plenty of games coming, large and small. There is definitely plenty to choose from, although there will possibly be no GOTY candidates this time.

Best Video Game Releases of February 2023 - A Month of Spoils!
Refresh Your Euro Truck Simulator 2 Experience With These Mods!

Refresh Your Euro Truck Simulator 2 Experience With These Mods!

Eleven years have passed since the release of Euro Truck Simulator 2 and fans are still creating modifications to improve the game. Here is a pack of the most interesting mods that have appeared for ETS2.

Refresh Your Euro Truck Simulator 2 Experience With These Mods!
Dark Horses and Unexpected Video Game Hits Coming in 2023

Dark Horses and Unexpected Video Game Hits Coming in 2023

Diablo 4, Starfield – these will be the big hits of 2023. But the world of games is not only triple-A certainties. These less hyped titles can sometimes turn out to be great. So, here's a list of those less obvious, potential smash hits of 2023.

Dark Horses and Unexpected Video Game Hits Coming in 2023

"My greatest triumph? Obsidian survived." Interview with Feargus Urquhart

Creator, manager, darling killer. The man responsible for shipping RPGs that shaped the imagination of a whole generation. We talked to Feargus Urquhart about the history of Black Isle and Obsidian – the legacy, the future and what’s important in RPGs.

"My greatest triumph? Obsidian survived." Interview with Feargus Urquhart
GTA 5 Proves Games Have Stopped Aging - And That's Great

GTA 5 Proves Games Have Stopped Aging - And That's Great

High-budget video games have reached a point where the best of them don't really age, and even many years after the release, they still manage to delight new players.

GTA 5 Proves Games Have Stopped Aging - And That's Great
12 Strategy Games to Look Forward to in 2023

12 Strategy Games to Look Forward to in 2023

2023 will finally bring the releases of some long-awaited strategy series, as well as further phases of Early Access of games that aren't ready, but which we can already play. Apart from that, there might even be a few surprises!

12 Strategy Games to Look Forward to in 2023

"Returning to the Roots". Blizzard Devs Talk Diablo 4

Diablo 4 is coming. We know the date, what it looks and feels like, but before the release, there’s still more aspects of the famous ARPG to uncover and discuss. That’s exactly what we did in this interview with the creators of the hack’n’slash behemoth.

"Returning to the Roots". Blizzard Devs Talk Diablo 4
What Will Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC Be?

What Will Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC Be?

Now that many players have completed Pokémon Scarlet & Violet, attention turns to what is next. Like Sword & Shield before it, Scarlet & Violet will most likely have DLC, the question just is, what will it contain?

What Will Pokemon Scarlet & Violet DLC Be?
How Would Level-Scaling Affect Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

How Would Level-Scaling Affect Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?

The new Pokemon games, Scarlet & Violet, brought the franchise into an open-world setting. But even with an open world, there are still faint hints at a suggested order in which to play the game.

How Would Level-Scaling Affect Pokemon Scarlet & Violet?
Epic Games Store - Indie Games' Shelter or Slaughterhouse?

Epic Games Store - Indie Games' Shelter or Slaughterhouse?

Epic Game Store launched in 2018 with the promise of a better environment for developers. After a few years of its existence, however, it's still hard to make a clear case that it's more sensible for independent creators than Steam.

Epic Games Store - Indie Games' Shelter or Slaughterhouse?
It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!

It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!

The announcement of remakes of the first two parts of Max Payne is as unexpected a news as it is great. Especially today, when action-packed productions have become sort of a thing of the past. Perhaps new versions of classics will be a harbinger.

It's Great Max Payne is Coming Back. We've Missed These Games!
The Witcher 3's Biggest Hunt - Dragon Age: Inquisition Was Actually a Good Game

The Witcher 3's Biggest Hunt - Dragon Age: Inquisition Was Actually a Good Game

Some games arrive at the wrong time and get squashed by the competition. Dragon Age: Inquisition was such a case, overshadowed by The Witcher 3, and for years I thought it as an RPG unworthy of attention. Until recently...

The Witcher 3's Biggest Hunt - Dragon Age: Inquisition Was Actually a Good Game
Deep Dive: HBO's The Last of Us vs. The Game - Tidbits, Details, Similarities and Differences

Deep Dive: HBO's The Last of Us vs. The Game - Tidbits, Details, Similarities and Differences

HBO's The Last of Us is filled to the brim with references and easter eggs from the game. Still, there are also differences between the two, which in many ways, however, make sense.

Deep Dive: HBO's The Last of Us vs. The Game - Tidbits, Details, Similarities and Differences
Best Movies of 2022

Best Movies of 2022

Today we present a list of 12 diverse (and best) titles that defined cinema in 2022. These are films that we will remember for years to come.

Best Movies of 2022
Who Should be The New James Bond? We Pick Our Favorites

Who Should be The New James Bond? We Pick Our Favorites

Since Daniel Craig will no longer perform as James Bond, fans around the world began to wonder who should replace him as Agent 007. However, it must be admitted that re-casting the role could be an extremely tough nut to crack this time.

Who Should be The New James Bond? We Pick Our Favorites
The Classic Movies That Inspired Stranger Things

The Classic Movies That Inspired Stranger Things

The Duffer brothers' Stranger Things has stolen the hearts of adventure horror fans, richly drawing on both 80s style and more contemporary teen dramas. The success of the Netflix series, however, would not have been possible without inspiration.

The Classic Movies That Inspired Stranger Things
The Best Fights in Naruto Shippuden

The Best Fights in Naruto Shippuden

Shonen, i.e. manga and anime focused on martial arts, transformations and striving for new limits, are not only Dragon Ball, One Piece or One Punch Man. One of the best of these is the now somewhat forgotten Naruto.

The Best Fights in Naruto Shippuden
The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History

The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History

Today, we present nine movie scenes that filmmakers and studios paid through the nose for. Which movies are they from? What is their story? See for yourself!

The Most Expensive Scenes in Cinema History
Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else

Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else

There's a ton of cult characters from movies out there, and we tend to associate figures like Han Solo or Daenerys Targaryen exclusively with actors who performed them. Here, we have some fun imagining alternative versions of famous castings.

Cult Roles Almost Played by Somebody Else
What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?

What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?

The Witcher 3 set a standard for adaptations that will be hard to match. Over two years ago, Netflix tried it, and while the series didn't do badly, it could learn a few things from the third games.

What Can CD Projekt RED Teach Netflix About The Witcher?