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Norman Reedus casually reveals the existence of Death Stranding 2

Digital Norman Reedus in Death StrandingImage: Sony Video game development can be a weirdly secretive endeavor, with even the existence of a future project kept as some powerful reveal, only to be doled out when the hype engine goes hungry. Sure, Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding was a critical success, made a lot of money, and …

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Former Red Ranger Austin St. John charged with COVID relief money fraud

Austin St. JohnPhoto: Frederick M. Brown (Getty Images) Today, in “Crimes that would be gross but relatively banal, had not a former member of the Power Rangers allegedly committed them” news: Austin St. John, best known for playing the very first Red Ranger on Saban Entertainment’s long-running Mighty Morphin ‘Power Rangershas been arrested this week, …

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“Ugly Sonic” makes movie debut in Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers

Chip ‘N Dale: Rescue Rangers, Sonic The HedgehogScreenshot: Disney; Paramount The crushing weight of Sonic The Hedgehog‘s unbelievable box office success may have attempted to smite the existence of Ugly Sonic out of history, but the Internet’s memory is long. We can never forget the uproar over Sonic’s hyperrealistic teethand now, thanks to Chip ‘N …

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Norman Reedus Might Just Have Confirmed Death Stranding 2

Screenshot: Kojima Productions / Kotaku Speaking with men’s lifestyle site Leoactor Norman Reedus seems to suggest that not only will there be a sequel to 2019’s Death Stranding, but that production has “just started.” This piece of information comes in the middle of a wide-ranging interview where the actor discusses his time on The Walking …

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The Evil Dead game perfectly captures the joys of torturing Bruce Campbell

Do not judge a book by its slightly waxy-looking screenshots, okay?Image: Saber Interactive Every Friday, AV 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 …

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Thomas Haden Church to play the bad guy in Peacock’s bizarre Twisted Metal show

Thomas Haden ChurchPhoto: Jamie McCarthy (Getty Images) Peacock’s upcoming adaptation of long-running Sony car-murder simulator series Twisted Metal continues to be a thing that exists, apparently, as the streaming service announced today that Thomas Haden Church will star in the show as one of its primary villains. Church joins a cast that includes stars Anthony …

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Battlefield 2042 Killed My Favorite Game Mode, Which Sucks

Image: DICE As Battlefield 2042 continues to languish somewhere in the hell between “failed launch” and “whatever comes next”, developers DICE are making minor tweaks to the game in order to keep things running smoothly. Though I can not say I’m the biggest fan of their latest effort. When the game launched, it launched with …

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Halo Studio To Help Workers Flee Anti-Trans, Anti-Abortion Laws

Photo: Certain Affinity As large areas of the United States grow increasingly hostile toward trans folks and abortion rights, one Texas game studio CEO is promising to assist employees who want to leave the state should it come to that (h / t GamesIndustry.biz). “As a demonstration of our company values, today I am making …

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Stranger Things creators pissed after season 4 Monopoly spoilers

Left: Stranger Things (Image: Netflix) Right: Mr. Monopoly (WILLIAM WEST / AFP via Getty Images) Veteran spoiler hunters know that, when it comes to digging up secret info about your favorite upcoming pop culture properties, the toy aisle can be your clandestine best friend. Secret keepers might watch the content of trailers and interviews like …

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