Netflix's series The Crown, a drama depicting the inner workings of the British Royal family, continues to be one of its best-made series to date. This latest season seamlessly adds two of the most famous women from the 20th century — Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana. It shows how two outsiders struggled to interact with a family and system designed to be hostile to everyone but a single center piece.

One of the greatest accomplishments of season 3 was its ability to take a group of individuals that many would consider unlikable and paint them in a picture that humanizes…

With the U.S. election just around the corner, most Americans are exhausted from the endless stream of toxic news that has filled our timelines and TV stations for what feels like a decade. Let's try to put a fun spin on things. One way we can do this is by trying to imagine what an election would be like if fictional characters we know and love could run for office. Instead of it just being men 70 years and older. This can also be a good exercise in trying to figure out what characteristics we want most in a candidate.

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Ghost of Tsushima became one of the most popular games in a year filled with top-notch video games. It will delight fans to hear that Sucker Punch announced that Friday, October 16, will be the release date for the 1.1 update for Ghost of Tsushima. They broke the news via the PlayStation Blog. This major update will include the ability for players to team up with their friends online in a mode called Ghost of Tsushima: Legends. It also adds content to the single-player mode. The best part? The update is 100% free to owners of the game.

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I know I’m late to the party with this movie, but I never got to experience Uncut Gems until now. And with all the sad events that are happening in the world, I needed a distraction. If you’ve already seen this movie your probably thinking how this is the worst possible choice to watch right now due to its high amount of stress. Most of the time you would be right. But to be honest the only thing that can take my mind off of things is a movie that keeps my eyes glued to the screen and my butt…

It may not come as a surprise, but Blizzard canceled BlizzCon for this year. In an official statement released by Blizzard, they stated the following “Ultimately, after considering our options, we’ve come to the very difficult decision to not have BlizzCon this year.”. No large gaming event (or any event) seems to be safe from the effects of covid-19. E3, Gamescom, and TwitchCon, to name a few, got postponed or canceled as well.

Blizzard, determined to give their fans something to look forward to, stated they will attempt to provide something for fans next year.

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After being delayed indefinitely on April 2, fans can breathe a sigh of relief after Sony announced that The Last of Us 2 will be coming out this summer — rather than the fall, as some experts predicted. Hermen Hulst, broke the news on the Playstation blog, “As we begin to see an ease in the global distribution environment, I am pleased to confirm that The Last of Us Part II will arrive on June 19”.

The Last of Us 2 missed its original release date of February 21 due to development issues — as do many games — but…

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Before I was lucky enough to get a Valorant Beta drop, I was relatively new to tactical shooter games. My kind of FPS involved running around like a chicken with its head caught off trying to rack up as many kills as possible. I was also used to playing on a console, never thinking of my PC as a gaming machine — unless you count Neopets.

Which explains why playing Valorant was a struggle at first. My first match I only got two kills, then three in my next match, and then 6 in my third. …

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Since we're all stuck inside for the foreseeable future now is a good a time as any to dust off your old N64 — if you still have it — and play a few classic games. Luckily those bad-boys were built to survive anything from being stepped on to thrown out of a plane.

If you're not sure what to play first, take a look at this list of the best games the system has to offer. All of them have a single-player campaign and most offer local multiplayer too. …

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A Bloomberg article, with unnamed sources, claims that Sony is expecting the hefty price of the console to affect the PS5's sales. And the price range is expected to be anywhere from $499 to $549 dollars, making it at least 100 dollars more than the base model PS4 released in 2013. The PS4 sold an impressive 7.5 million units in its first five months on the market. But Sony is telling its partners they expect to sell between only five and six million PS5’s in the same time frame.

No one knows for sure how much the Covid-19 pandemic will…

A Short Hike is a charming indie game created by Adam Robinson-Yu. It’s simple yet rewarding exploration gameplay meshes perfectly with an upbeat soundtrack, guaranteeing you will have a good, relaxing time. Its graphics won’t blow you away, but it makes up for it with heart and fun characters.

In A Short Hike, you play as Claire, an anthropomorphic-bird-teenager who is taking a trip out to the woods with her Aunt May. Anyone who has been camping knows, getting cell phone reception can be the hardest part and it’s no different for Claire. …

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