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Underrated Video Game Soundtracks That Deserve More Love

While the sounds of "Zelda" and "Halo" remain iconic, these scores never truly got the love they deserved

From its clunky arcade origins to the expansive orchestral arrangements that now characterize your favorite games, video game music has evolved into its own genre.

Sure, the 8-bit click-clack of Super Mario Bros. brings back pangs of nostalgia, but the terrible MIDI muck of Sonic Chronicles: The Dark Brotherhood and the lethargic horns of PSone's Resident Evil show the tragedy that transpires when the process is rushed. It takes a lot of effort and patience to curate a meaningful score.

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The 7 Worst Gaming Consoles Ever Made​

From the Virtual Boy to the Apple Pippin, these terrible consoles still haunt us.

When it was announced last December that KFC would release their own games console, it begged the question: is this the worst gaming console of all time?

Sadly, not even close. The KFConsole, as it's called, not only offers 4k display but runs virtual reality at a smooth 240 frames per second, and comes equipped with a chicken chamber.

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8 Amazing Black Video Game Characters

In honor of MLK day, here are some of gamings most important Black characters

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As we celebrate a tumultuous MLK day this year, we look back on a year when gaming has never been so far-reaching and culturally important, yet so far behind in terms of Black representation.

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The 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2021

The future of gaming looks bright. Here is our list of most anticipated arrivals of 2021.

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While 2020 was a mess all around, there was no shortage of amazing games this year.

With most of us confined to our couch, video games took on a new meaning in our lives. Our Animal Crossing islands served as our vacation homes and the only way to experience normalcy. Call of Duty chat rooms were the only way for us to have honest human interactions, and don't even get me started on the time spent traversing the wilds in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

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The Most Highly-Anticipated PS5 Games

The PS5 is finally here, and these games are gonna change gaming forever.

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The PS5 is finally here, and with the gaming console's hotly anticipated arrival, a slew of amazing new games have hit the shelves alongside it.

Players can swing alongside gorgeous New York City skyscrapers in Spider-Man: Miles Morales or transform a team of basketball rookies into all-star legends in NBA 2k21. You can reunite your COD-squad for another round of quick-fire multiplayer in Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War (which drops tomorrow), or watch Rambo beat his enemies to a bloody pulp in the next-gen reboot of Mortal Kombat 11. You can even gnaw away at tourists as a freakin' man-eating shark in Maneater.

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The Scariest Video Games To Play This Halloween

Trying to really scare yourself this Halloween?

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While shooter video games like Doom and F.E.A.R. have plenty of scary moments, the survival horror genre has remained the go-to gaming subgenre for those seeking a truly terrifying ordeal.

As we all spend this Halloween at home, now is a great time to both revisit classics and delve back into the genre's forgotten gems. The subtle beauty of the survival-horror genre is that almost anyone can pick up and play, as entries are always more focused on creating a terrifying experience rather than on fast-paced gameplay, (though, as you'll see in this list, there are some exceptions). Here are the scariest video games for you to consume this Halloween.

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