Mo Mozuch is the former Gaming Editor for Newsweek magazine. His work has also been featured in Popular Science, Esquire, Player.One and Hard Drive. Now a proud papa with a lot less free time, he still loves a retro-style RPG, quirky indie games, and anything from Bethesda. He thinks the Yakuza franchise is criminally underrated and that hot dogs are sandwiches.
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The simpler side of high fantasy.
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A vibrant, violent good time.
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The gold standard for Nintendo RPGs... until May.
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Outrageous, vulgar, and a whole lot of fun
40 years ago, one woman changed the video game industry forever
Carol Shaw's River Raid sold millions and paved the way for female game devs everywhere.
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Captivating, not overwhelming.
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You can’t look away.
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Simple yet satisfying.
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How to lose a friend in 20 minutes.
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Age of Empires IV, the latest entry in a 25-year franchise, might be the franchise’s very best.
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Vault dwellers, one and all.
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It’s all about that heavy metal.
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Grounded is a vibrant ‘90s-inspired survival standout from a legendary studio
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Time loops can get pretty violent
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The best of both worlds.
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This game had absolutely no business being this good.