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  1. Weekend Getaway: HarmoKnight

    Featuring games you can finish in one weekend!

    Video Games are wonderful, but they can also be very, very long. Many of us simply don’t have the time to play massive games like Skyrim for hundreds of hours, no matter how badly we want to. That’s why every week, here on our new series Weekend Getaway, we’re going to recommend a great game that you can finish in less than 10 hours, free of spoilers, and discuss it in the comments below. This week’s game is the obscure rhythm platformer HarmoKnight.

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  2. Final Fantasy XV Director Says an All-Male Party Makes the Game “More Approachable”

    Because girls have cooties?

    Final Fantasy XV looks amazing. ...And by that I mean its visuals. Its gender representation, on the other hand, looks terrible. The game's main party is dudes-only as we had previously feared, and Hajime Tabata, the director, not only made that choice consciously, but specifically to make the game "more approachable" for players. We'll pause here to let you pick your head back up off your desk.

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  3. Marvel Favorite Kamala Khan Gets Her Video Game Debut And You Should be Excited

    Kamala Khan, the new Ms. Marvel, has become a favorite in the comic book world since she was announced in November 2013, praised for sparking the important conversation about diversity and representation. That's why it's no surprise that we're excited about Kamala's first step into the world of games in Marvel's free-to-play match-3 adventure game Marvel Puzzle Quest!

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  4. Why GoldieBlox Should Be a Video Game

    The real problem with GoldbieBlox.

    “Boys like building and girls like reading.” This is a direct quote from Debbie Sterling, the founder and CEO of the relatively new toy line for girls called GoldieBlox. In her initial Kickstarter video for her girl’s engineering toy, she said that her research into children’s play habits lead her to this conclusion.

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  5. Game Changer: Lead Programmer Brie Code Talks Exciting New Diversity Initiative at Ubisoft Montreal And Making Games More Accessible

    This week we sat down with Brie Code (@briecode), Lead Programmer at Ubisoft Montreal, who has also worked at Relic Entertainment and Pandemic Studios on the Assassin's Creed franchise and games like Child of Light, and is helping to launch an exciting diversity initiative at Ubisoft Montreal.

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  6. Bad Gamer Part 5: What Happens If You Play Through Dragon Age: Inquisition Like a Total Jerk?

    After the chaos in Redcliffe, Emone returns to the war table briefly to check in on everyone. This is the first time Blackwall has been this close to the breach and he's astonished by the size of it. He comments that it's difficult to avoid the breach when you're this close to it and he can't believe Emone walked out of it alive. I tell him he could get closer to it if he wanted. We could go see it together right now, but Blackwall doesn't want to. Chicken shit, is he?

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  7. Telltale Games’ Game of Thrones Episode 3 Is Available Today

    Freak outs are coming.

    "The Sword in the Darkness" comes out today, and brings the heat. With dragons.

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  8. Harley Quinn Stars in Her Own DLC Prequel to Arkham Knight

    Harley gets her turn at bat.

    It was previously thought that the Arkham Knight preorder DLC pack featuring Harley Quinn would just be a handful of extra challenge maps, but the pack's product description has confirmed that Harley will get to tee off against the Blüdhaven PD in her own story mode.

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  9. Why Can’t Link Be a Girl in Legend of Zelda Games? Spoiler: There’s No Reason

    Hero of Time not Shero of Time, amirite? *Highest bro-five.*

    Personally, I'm all about Link as a stand in for the player and getting a gender option in forthcoming Zelda titles, but with each Link (outisde of direct sequels like Majora's Mask) being a different person anyway, a female Link wouldn't bother me in the least, and here's why it shouldn't bother anyone.

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  10. Live Vicariously Through Batman: Arkham Knight Direct Feed Gameplay Since It Got Delayed AGAIN

    Batman: Arkham Knight already saw a delay that moved its release to June 2 of this year, but now it's been pushed back again to June 23 to make sure it's truly the Batman game we deserve. Rocksteady Studios released some extra gameplay footage to ease the pain of the additional wait.

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