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  • ‘They look after you’ … PGA Tour 2K23

    This golf sim is the best video game ever – I just need to figure out why

    Dominik Diamond
    I hate real life golf – too many things can go wrong. So why do I love playing PGA Tour 2K23?
  • ‘Did I really just do that?’ … EA Sports FC 24.

    EA?Sports FC 24 review – new name, same ridiculously fun football sim

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    Pushing Buttons: Why I’m mourning the death of the true arcade game

  • From Keith Stuart for use with his feature on building a gaming PC.

    Making a monster: how to build a budget gaming PC without losing your mind

  • Mortal Kombat 1.

    Mortal Kombat 1 review – Johnny Cage and co return with the same old moves

  • Upgrading your character just got exciting … Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty.

    Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty review: excellent expansion enhances an overhauled game

Loads more stories and moves focus to first new story.
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  • Games have been a refuge from life’s brickbats.

    Through depression, illness and a heck of a birthday party, video games have been our family’s glue

    Dominik Diamond
    • Let’s ditch the tired tropes about video games – and research their impact properly

      Pete Etchells
    • Can?Final Fantasy VII make me cry like it did in the 90s?

    • Queer representation in video games has never been better – let’s not stop now

      Aimee Hart
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    Sea?of Stars review – like a lost, late classic of the Super Nintendo era

    This homage to classic Japanese RPGs picks from the best to create something original, and its rich, engaging world makes it feel like a classic in its own right
  • Bomb Rush Cyberfunk.

    Bomb Rush Cyberfunk review – graffiti skateboard party like it’s 1999

  • Incredibly tense … Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

    The?Texas Chainsaw Massacre review – a horrible treat

  • Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical

    Stray Gods: The Roleplaying Musical review – a mythical gig where you shape the songs

  • a watercolour painting of a girl peaking round a doorway into a colourful living room, in the game Dordogne.

    Dordogne review – storybook game paints misty watercolour memories

  • Baldur's Gate 3.

    Baldur’s Gate 3 review – awe-inspiring D&D rendition is a towering landmark

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What to play

  • From l-r: Assassin’s Creed Mirage, Super Mario Bros Wonder and Marvel’s Spider-Man 2.

    New?worlds of adventure: the most exciting video games of autumn 2023

  • Clockwise from top left: The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, A Space for the Unbound and Street Fighter 6.

    The?best games of 2023 so far

    Zelda opens up an endless world of possibility, Street Fighter delivers another KO and Star Wars finally gets the game it deserves. We round up the top releases of the past six months
  • GLaDOS from Portal, gaming's most famous evil AI

    Future shockers: 10 great games about rogue AIs

    Right now artificial intelligence is too busy painting and giving factually spurious answers to basic questions to pose much of a threat to humanity, but in video games, AIs have gone further
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