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Paolo Arciga
Paolo is a weeb but tries not to show it, loves single-player games, and is sometimes a musician.
Hearthstone’s Forbidden Library Event Lifts the Veil on the Secrets of Scholomance Academy
The 18.2 patch brings some balance changes to constructed play as well as additions to the popular Battlegrounds mode.
This September’s Free Games on PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold
Some great online multiplayer titles are up for grabs this month.
How Healthy Gamer is Helping to Raise Mental Health Awareness in the Gaming Community
Dr. K and his team at Healthy Gamer are spearheading the discussion of mental health among gamers.
Five Asian Horror Games You Can Play Now
Get your Asian horror fix with these short and scary games this Ghost Month.
You Wouldn’t Want to Skip School in Hearthstone’s Scholomance Academy
Much of the fun to be had in Hearthstone’s latest expansion lies in its cool new mechanics.
Five Great Games You Can Finish in One Day
For when you just don’t feel like playing a hundred-hour game.
A Brief History of the iQue Player, Nintendo’s China-Exclusive Console
The all-in-one console was created to curb piracy and bypass a ban on video games.
An Early Look at Hearthstone’s Upcoming Expansion, Scholomance Academy
Here’s some of what you can expect on your first day at Scholomance Academy.
The PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold Games Up for Grabs This August 2020
PlayStation and Xbox fans are in for some great freebies this month.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Gets 37 New Songs Added to Its Soundtrack
The original games’ soundtracks are getting an upgrade too.
A Brief Introduction to the Strange World of VTubers
If you like watching streamers and anime, then I’ve got the perfect thing for you.
D’ART Shtajio Blazes a Trail as Japan’s First American and Black-Owned Anime Studio
The studio aims to introduce more Westernized elements to Japanese anime,
REVIEW: Ghost of Tsushima is a Fitting but Flawed Swan Song for the PS4 Generation
With Ghost of Tsushima, Sucker Punch Productions paints a big, beautiful picture, but it suffers from a few broad strokes.
Deadly Premonition is the Best Worst Game You’ve Never Played
A look back at the cult classic as its sequel comes out this month for the Nintendo Switch.
Five New Anime Series Worth Checking Out This Summer 2020
In a season for returning seasons, here are some noteworthy newcomers.
The Free Games You Can Play on PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold This July
Including an extra game on PS Plus in celebration of its 10th anniversary.
7 Prolific Japanese Composers Behind Your Favorite Video Game Soundtracks
Get to know the people behind some of the most unforgettable video game soundtracks
‘Can I Play That?’ Gives Gamers with Disabilities A Voice
The website for and by gamers with disabilities highlights the importance of accessibility in video games.
REVIEW: Hearthstone Keeps the Felfire Burning with Its 17.4 Patch Update and the Trial by Felfire Solo Adventure
The latest Hearthstone expansion, Ashes of Outland, offers up its ‘Second Slice’.
Six YouTube Channels Every FromSoftware Fan Should Know
For all your Soulsborne content needs.
A Quick Rundown of Everything That’s Coming in Hearthstone’s Felfire Festival
YOU FACE MECHA-JARAXXUS! 
Five New Anime Series You Can Stream on Netflix Right Now
Some noteworthy additions to Netflix’s current anime line-up.
An Interview with Chadd Nervig of the Hearthstone Development Team
On the Demon Hunter class, Hearthstone Battlegrounds, and more!
The Free Games You Can Get This June on PS Plus and Xbox Live Gold
June seems to be a good month for shooter games.
Five Features We Want to See in Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2
With a great-looking trailer for a remake of a classic, comes great expectations.
How A Video Game Helped Formula 1 Keep the Races Going
F1 turns to its video game counterpart in light of racing event cancellations.
Five of the Most Memorable Side Quests in ‘The Witcher 3’
In celebration of the game’s 5th anniversary.
Five Gaming Subscription Services Worth Checking Out
Get more bang for your buck all year long with these subscription services.
The Unreal Engine 5 Tech Demo is a Glimpse Into The Future of Gaming
The tech demo also shows what we can expect from next-gen console graphics.
Five Free Browser Games You Can Play with Your Non-Gamer Friends
No gaming experience required.
Five Video Game Alternatives for the Switch-Less
No Switch? No problem!
Five Games You Didn’t Know You Could Play on a Sega Saturn
In celebration of the cult-classic console’s 25th anniversary.
Free Games You Can Get on the PS Store this May
Including a pair of fun simulation games to remind us of the outside world.
7 Tips and Tricks to Help You Win at Hearthstone Battlegrounds
With a little practice, you’ll be taking first place in no time.
The Fight is On at the Hearthstone Grandmasters Tournament Season 1!
Including an interview with our PH representatives, Staz and Jia.
Five Anime to Keep an Eye On This Spring 2020
The anime that caught our eye among this season’s diverse offerings.
Five Board Games You Can Play with Your Friends Online
When you can’t commune at a tabletop, there’s always your laptop.
REVIEW: Hearthstone’s Ashes of Outland is a Much-Needed Refresh
A legendary demon hunter has come to take over the meta. 
Why Marvel vs. Capcom 2 Remains A Timeless Classic
In celebration of the legendary team-fighting game’s 20th anniversary.
A Closer Look at Dota Underlords’ Season One
Just a month out of beta, Dota Underlords is more packed with content than ever.
Five Must-Watch Anime from the Mind of Masaaki Yuasa
Some required viewing for all anime fans
The Games You Didn’t Know Inspired God of War
It’s not just the Greek gods that made Kratos who he is today.
Nioh 2 Doubles Down on the Samurai vs. Yokai Formula of its Predecessor
Including a yokai transformation mode straight out of the Onimusha playbook.
Ghost of Tsushima is Coming to the PS4 This June 2020
The epic open-world samurai game is set to be a PS4 exclusive.
Folding@home Lets You Aid in COVID-19 Research With Your Gaming Rig
It’s a real-life community project you thought you’d only see in video games.
Nioh Revisited
A samurai game that’s greater than the sum of its Souls-like parts.
Five of PlatinumGames’ Best and Unique Games
For people who like their video games stylish and over-the-top.
Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is Now Playable on Your Smartphone
The PS1 classic is now available for Android and iOS devices. 
PlayStation Plus Games for March 2020
A remake of an old classic and a certain fast-running hedgehog are coming to PS Plus this March.
A Brief Introduction to Sakura Wars
A long-running series once available only in Japan is finally coming to the West this April! 
Five Anime Series with Great English Dubs
Because subs aren’t the only way to enjoy an anime.
Five Video Games with Some of the Toughest Romance Choices We’ve Had to Make
Romance in video games can be every bit as complicated as it is in real life.
All the Yakuza Games, Ranked
Every game in the Kiryu saga, ranked from good to best.
Coffee Talk is a Simple and Charming Barista Simulator
Chat up the regulars at your very own virtual late-night haunt. 
Everything We Know So Far About Persona 5 Scramble: The Phantom Strikers
Persona 5 is getting a musou spinoff, and we are here for it.
5 Features to Look Forward to in Yakuza: Like a Dragon
Now that it’s out in Japan, the wait is on for Yakuza: Like a Dragon’s Western release. Here are some features we can’t wait to see in the latest entry to the Yakuza series.
GTO Revisited
The cult-classic show is now on Netflix, but did it age well?
The Winter 2020 Anime You Should Be Watching
AKA other anime you can watch while waiting for a new Haikyuu!! episode each week.
5 Great Roguelites from the Past Decade
Five bite-sized roguelikes you can play for hundreds of hours!