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The Verge’s gaming section brings the latest video game news, reviews of the most exciting releases, and interviews with the industry’s biggest names. We cover everything from PlayStation and Xbox blockbusters, to quirky Nintendo games, to the cool indie gems on PC and Android that you might otherwise miss.

How Apple Arcade mystery Tangle Tower was translated into more than a dozen languages

Analogue Pocket is a gorgeous, modern handheld for playing your old Game Boy games

How much will it take for these new giant pokémon to crush me?

Giphy Arcade lets you play, create, and share mini-games on the web as if they were GIFs

Fortnite is exciting again

The new map is reinvigorated the game

You’ll need to eat Taco Bell to get Microsoft’s Xbox Elite 2 controller early

League of Legends expands with animated series, fighting game, and more

Why it took a decade for Riot to follow League of Legends with a new game

It’s been a while

Riot teases Project A, a character-based tactical shooter

League of Legends is coming to mobile and console

Google’s Stadia game service is officially coming November 19th: Everything you need to know

Google’s Stadia cloud gaming service will launch on November 19th

Hands-on with Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming service

Fortnite’s black hole has closed, and Chapter 2 is finally here

Atari VCS’s former architect returns to Kickstarter with new boardgame tablet

Fortnite made hundreds of thousands of people watch nothing on Twitch

Microsoft’s xCloud game streaming preview is now live

Leaked Fortnite Chapter 2 trailer provides a first glimpse at the new island

The new season also has pogo sticks, boats, and... fishing?

With the apocalyptic black hole event, Fortnite’s storytelling has grown increasingly ambitious

Microsoft unveils Xbox content filters to stop the swears and toxicity

Nvidia’s GeForce Now is starting to roll out on Android

Razer’s new Blade 15 Advanced has a clickier keyboard with deeper travel

Fortnite has been down for hours as millions of players stare at a black hole

Missed Messages is a powerful romance / horror game about communicating

Blizzard breaks its silence on controversial suspension of pro Hong Kong Hearthstone player

Riot doesn’t want League of Legends broadcasters discussing ‘sensitive topics’ on the air

Both of Mixer’s founders have left the company

Concrete Genie is a brief, heartwarming adventure with lots of magical painting

Ubisoft is turning more of its games into animated shows

Atari disputes reports that its retro-inspired console is doomed

Steam will soon let you play local multiplayer games over the internet

Remote Play Together is launching in beta later in October

Blizzard employees walked out in protest following pro-Hong Kong player ban

Destiny 2: Shadowkeep is the game Destiny always should have been

Apple starts selling Microsoft’s Xbox controller after adding support in iOS, macOS, and tvOS

Indie game makers open up about the money they actually make

A dozen creators get candid about cash

Unlike Blizzard, Epic Games says it won’t ban players for political speech

The next console war is going to be way more fun than the last one

Xbox One’s parental control time limits now apply across Windows and Android

Call of Duty is the biggest mobile game launch ever, with 100 million downloads