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Smash Ultimate is a living game, and one month later, it’s just starting to walk on two legs. Sure, its launch was explosive, but Smash takes on new meaning as fans’ ideas about it evolve. Who’s top tier in the meta? What’s the wackiest ruleset anyone’s come up with? Will we decide a year from now, en masse, to play with the Smash meter on? Only time will tell.

Here’s what’s happened since Smash Ultimate’s December 7 release.

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It feels like Bethesda’s post-apocalyptic shooter has already been out for a while, especially since its early access-style beta began all the way back in October, but Fallout 76 officially launched just one month ago. And what a long month it’s been, filled with release-build bugs, post-launch updates, and a big controversy about a bag. Here’s a refresher on everything that’s happened so far.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 has been out for one month, which is about as long as it takes for Arthur Morgan to stumble from Valentine to Saint Denis. The blockbuster western was defined by controversy before launch, but critical and fan response has been strong. The journey’s been short but the road’s had some occasional bumps. Here’s what’s happened since release.

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It’s been one month since Assassin’s Creed Odyssey released, allowing players around the world to live out their lifelong fantasies of fighting sharks and hunting down cultist.

Between discussions of microtransactions, cancelled live events, and new quests, the game continues to generation discussion and grow bigger with each passing day. Here’s what’s happened since release.

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The latest Lara Croft adventure has only been out for a month and has already had its ending patched and its DLC delayed. And the most prominent fan complaint? It’s been about Croft’s wardrobe, though not in the way you might have expected.

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Marvel’s Spider-Man on PS4 doesn’t have an online mode, or microtransactions. For a game of its size, it’s gotten surprisingly few patches since it first game out. Still, it turned out to be one of the more exciting releases of the year and had an active first month.

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The new God of War didn't need downloadable content or multiplayer to remain interesting throughout its first month. It had patches, easter eggs and even a big social media controversy.

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Far Cry 5 has been out for a month. Its big open world based in a fictional Montana has been picked clean by millions of people. Collectively they have caught a lot of fish, thrown millions of sticks of dynamite, and been sprayed by a lot of sneaky skunks. Publisher Ubisoft has been contributing weekly live events, new maps to the online Far Cry Arcade mode, and has promised new story DLC in the future, but for the moment the game remains in a holding pattern.

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To the surprise of anyone who's played Monster Hunter in the past decade, Monster Hunter: World has become extremely popular, selling over six million copies. But that isn't all that's happened in the last month. Here's a rundown.