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The puzzle game Cocoon is impossibly good

Resident Evil 4 remake’s DLC is just as lavish

Ticket to Ride Legacy tosses American history in the trash, and it’s better for it

Payday 3 needs more time to escape the shadow of its predecessor

Netflix’s Spy Kids: Armageddon levels up the franchise

Expend4bles has no more wishes to fulfill

No One Will Save You unleashes a terrifying alien twist on the home invasion thriller

Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty almost corrects the past

The Nitro Deck is for people who are sick of buying more Joy-Cons

Palia is an early access utopia that relies on its regular patches

A Haunting in Venice turns an Agatha Christie mystery into Scooby-Doo (and it rules)

There’s one good reason to watch the chilling sci-fi oddity The Pod Generation

Taika Waititi’s soccer drama Next Goal Wins shoots for thrills and fails to score

Lies of P carves a singular space out of the Soulsborne genre

Dream Scenario is the goofy Nightmare on Elm Street prequel we needed all along

Dumb Money’s version of the GameStop saga isn’t smart enough — or dumb enough

Madden has become the iPhone of video games

When puzzle game Chants of Sennaar is on a roll, there’s nothing else like it

The Aristotle and Dante movie sands the important edges off a queer love story

Hayao Miyazaki’s The Boy and the Heron is a gloriously demented farewell

David Fincher’s Netflix thriller The Killer is a big, brilliant setup with no payoff

Even for Wes Anderson, Netflix’s Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar is a charming oddity

Bottoms mocks retro raunchy high school sex comedies — but it still is one

Starfield sterilizes the final frontier

D&D’s latest campaign book feels specially made for fans of Baldur’s Gate 3

Netflix’s One Piece grinds down the greatest manga ever until it’s just content

The Ernest & Celestine sequel is, improbably, one of 2023’s best political movies

Sea of Stars shines at times, but falls short of its inspirations

The Gran Turismo movie veers into full-on gamer cringe

Armored Core 6 brings mecha to the masses

Shadows of Change marks an uneven step for Total War: Warhammer 3

Fort Solis’ story is held back by its clunky gameplay

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