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10 Video Game Adaptations You Didn't Know Were In Development

Gamers will be excited to learn that franchises such as Horizon, Ghost of Tsushima, and Assassin's Creed are next in line for screen adaptations.

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10 Best Playable Sonic Characters, Ranked

Sonic has many great playable characters but fan-favorites like Tails and Knuckles stand out among the crowd.

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10 Iconic Marvel & DC Heroes That Still Don't Have Their Own Video Game

Both Marvel and DC Comics have a great catalog of heroes, from the Flash to Doctor Strange, that still need a video game adaptation.

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10 Mario Characters Who Deserve To Be Playable In A Mainline Game

Gamers would love to see fan-favorite characters like Pauline and Wario take their place in a mainline Mario game.

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10 Easiest Ways To Beat Tera Raids In Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

Pokémon Scarlet & Violet's new Tera Raid mechanic can get players some truly impressive Pokémon, and these are the easiest ways to ensure victory.

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Nintendo Fans Have Waited Too Long To Play The Batman Arkham Trilogy On Switch

It may have been over a decade since Batman: Arkham Asylum's release, but fans are thrilled to hear of the Arkham Trilogy's upcoming Switch Release.

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10 Best RPGs Companions, Ranked

From Mass Effect's Garrus Vakarian to Fire Emblem's Dimitri, the best companions keep RPGs interesting and get players to root for them.

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10 Best Final Fantasy Dragoons, Ranked

Final Fantasy IV's Kain Highwind is definitely the most popular Dragoon, but the franchise has several more impressive Dragoons in entries like FFXIV.

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Final Fantasy Needs To Bring ATB Back

Final Fantasy has abandoned the Active Time Battle system, but bringing it back with modern tweaks could restore the series' classic appeal.

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10 Biggest Secrets In Console Arcade Games

From Donkey Kong to Street Fighter, console arcade games are a treasure trove of secrets and Easter eggs.

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The Kingdom Hearts Franchise Makes Perfect Sense – If You Pay Attention

Kingdom Hearts has become notorious for its strange and often confusing narrative. However, it makes perfect sense when players know what to look for.

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10 Best Final Fantasy Dark Knights, Ranked

Final Fantasy IV's Cecil Harvey may be the most popular Dark Knight, but the franchise has several more impressive Dark Knights in entries like FFXVI.

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10 Other SNES Games Nintendo Needs To Remake For Switch

Super Mario RPG's remake is a welcome surprise for long-time fans, but other great SNES games like Yoshi's Island and FFVI also deserve remakes.

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10 Most Emotional Final Fantasy Deaths, Ranked

Final Fantasy is known for its character-driven storytelling, including character deaths, but entries like VII and X have some of the saddest.

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How The Console Wars Inspired Competition & Made Video Games Better

The phrase "console wars" has gone on to mean different things to different people, but in their truest form, they can be a force for good.

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Super Mario RPG's Secret Boss Was a Final Fantasy Reference

The hidden boss Culex in Super Mario RPG is a complex tribute to Final Fantasy, including character nods, 2D design, crystal themes, and musical cues.

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10 Old Final Fantasy Games That Still Need Remakes

Final Fantasy XVI's recent release has shed more light on the franchise, and plenty of FF fans are itching for remakes of FF entries like VIII and VI.

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10 Most Breakable Video Games Of All Time

From older games like Kerbal Space Program to new releases like Tears of the Kingdom, several video games are too easy for players to break.

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10 Worst Video Game Localizations

Video games translated from their original language often have quirks, mistakes, or mistranslations that land them a place in gaming history.

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10 Best-Looking Default Costumes in Assassin's Creed, Ranked

From Arbaaz's Indian-inspired robe to Basim's stealth garb, Assassin's Creed has several default costumes that fans love.