The Game Awards
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The Game Awards 2020: the biggest announcements

Sephiroth in Smash! Perfect Dark!

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Final Fantasy 7’s long-awaited return, and other highlights from this week on Speedrun

Polygon’s Quibi TV show had a busy debut week.

Gaming
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Xbox Game Pass adds Rare Replay, Goat Simulator to close out June

For the first time some games are coming exclusively to PC and Ultimate Game Pass

Culture
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Tropes vs. Women teaches the differences between lingerie and armor

In the newest installment of Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, host Anita Sarkeesian tackles outfit choices. Watch above as she explores why some women in games are just given lingerie to wear in...

News
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Getting outbid on GoldenEye's sequel helped Rare create Perfect Dark

The latest installement of Rare Ltd.'s making-of series "Rare Revealed" is a long look at Perfect Dark, one of the seminal works in first-person shooters' breakthrough on consoles near the turn of...

News
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Nintendo wanted GoldenEye sequel and less violence, says developer

GoldenEye 007, Rare's James Bond adaptation and Nintendo 64 multiplayer mainstay, could have not only had a sequel, but been a bit tamer, had Shigeru Miyamoto had his way, according to a member of...

Feature
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Rare Replay Countdown: 30 Rare classics ranked from worst to best

Rare Replay, a collection of 30 Rare-developed games from the last 32 years, comes out this week. It's a game that's well worth owning if you have an Xbox One, even just for the history's sake, but...

Reviews
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Rare Replay review: in times past

Whether you have fond memories of Rare games or not, there's no denying that it's a developer with an almost comically deep history. Rare has existed since 1982, when it was a quirky start-up...

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Report: Rare classics like Battletoads returning in anthology

Adding fuel to earlier talk that Rare classics like Blast Corps and Banjo-Kazooie would be resurrected, Kotaku reports that a retail listing for "Rare Replay" is an anthology that could feature up...

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Microsoft says there are plans for Rare classics like Banjo-Kazooie and Perfect Dark

Banjo-Kazooie (1998) on Nintendo 64 was one of the finest adventure games of its time, a delightful exploration of ideas about fairy tales and friendship. It was just one of the great games...