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'Thomas Was Alone' is now on almost every device. You should play it.

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Let’s start with that title. It’s unusual, isn’t it? Thomas Was Alone. It’s evocative and mysterious and a little bit sad. Like a lushly illustrated picture book or animated short preceding a Pixar film, it conveys a sort of somber simplicity that aims straight for your heart. It demands that you feel something. Not many video games do that.

Thomas Was Alone is one of the most moving games I’ve ever played.  Stick around. Let me tell you about it.

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'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' gets advanced zombies in new trailer

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is a game where you shoot things and use jetpacks in the future. It’s pretty great, mostly because of the jetpacks. However, Call of Duty games are also known to occasionally dabble in zombies, because zombies are popular and fun to shoot. So naturally, zombies are going to be added to Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare via paid DLC packs. READ FULL STORY

Adam Pally talks 'Shape Up' exercise routine: 'One bagel at a time'

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Adam Pally hasn’t been known for playing the most fitness-obsessed characters, but the actor partnered with Ubisoft for Shape Up, a game that lets players exercise from the comfort of their own home using the Xbox One’s Kinect camera.

That promise excited Pally enough to partner with Ubisoft for a video campaign for the game. Pally spoke to EW about his work with Shape Up, his other projects, and his own unique, and at times dangerous history with exercise.

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The best Black Friday deals for videogames, movies, more

Thanksgiving weekend is a time for being with family, eating a ton of great food, watching your favorite TV shows and… spending a lot of money.

With a number of outlets starting Black Friday earlier than ever, here are some of the biggest discounts that should make any pop culture fanatic’s wallet feel just a bit lighter when they return to work next week.

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'Tales from the Borderlands' Episode 1 review: Short-changed heroes

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Tales from the Borderlands is a bit of a departure for Telltale. After two seasons of The Walking Dead and one of A Wolf Among Us, Telltale has proved the studio can deliver powerful, dramatic story and character beats like few other game studios do these days. But what if Telltale tried to be funny?

The answer to that is  “Zer0 Sum,” a funny, exciting excursion into the world of Gearbox Software’s Borderlands series with a smart meditation on the idea of trust in a world where so little of it actually exists.

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Cult hit 'Dark Souls II' is coming to Playstation 4 and Xbox One

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It’s easy to pass on From Software’s Souls franchise, mostly because there’s one thing that dominates all conversation about it: They’re stupid, hard games. But that’s not really fair—they’re not so much hard as they are dense; every encounter is thrilling, every step forward is earned; you have to learn the game, as opposed to just getting through it. That’s why they’re so loved by those who play them—they’re intricate puzzles to play and make sense of, where failure is expected and learned from.

If you’ve never played any of them, now’s the time—publisher Namco Bandai has announced that last year’s Dark Souls II is getting an updated re-release for Spring 2015.

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Watch what's coming to 'Destiny' in the game's first expansion trailer

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Destiny may have had its time to shine in September before many of the fall’s biggest game releases, but Bungie is looking to keep players coming back for more with the game’s first expansion, “The Dark Below.”

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'Assassin's Creed: Unity' is far from revolutionary

Assassin’s Creed: Unity comes out just in time for the holidays, but this may be one stocking stuffer you want to give back.

The seventh installment in the Creed franchise is plagued with technical glitches that ultimately diminish the franchise’s reputation for spacious open worlds, creative new stealth techniques, and seamless fighting sequences.

Let’s set aside the myriad of technical issues for a moment—don’t worry, we’ll come back to them later—and begin where Unity does.  READ FULL STORY

Watch Batman take down an army in 'Arkham Knight' trailer

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Batman doesn’t break his one rule—but in the new trailer for Batman: Arkham Knight, he sure gets awfully close.

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Scammers con Wal-Mart into selling $97 Playstation 4s

For some people, price tags are more suggestions than definitive statements of cost, an agreed upon place from which bargaining can begin. The period of time we call The Holidays—where we, as a nation, are encouraged to spend as much money as we can to prove to our friends and families that we still love them—is an absolute field day for such people. Since everyone is spending money, every retailer naturally wants most of that money to go to them, and will employ just about any tactic to convince you to send your hard-earned money-dollars their way. One of the biggest weapons in the retailer arsenal is the price-matching guarantee.

It can, however, backfire.

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