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Yakuza’s Latest Protagonist Is The Hero I Need Right Now

Yakuza’s Latest Protagonist Is The Hero I Need Right Now

In the midst of this chaotic, late-2020 world, Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the most comforting game I’ve found by far. Yakuza games have always offered wildly captivating plots, ridiculous combat systems, and endless opportunities for digital tourism, but I’m mostly finding Like a Dragon such a great source of…

Video Games Sure Do Have A Lot Of Bad Dads

Video Games Sure Do Have A Lot Of Bad Dads

It’s the day after Thanksgiving. Your gut is heavy with leftovers, your vision blurs from the accumulated eye crust of countless naps. You find yourself wishing to engage in the greatest of all American holiday traditions: watching a sport you don’t usually care about while drifting in and out of…