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‘Far Cry 6’: Giancarlo Esposito on How to Portray a Villain Audiences “Love and Hate”

Giancarlo Esposito stars in the 'Far Cry 6' video game as dictator Antón Castillo.

Inside the ‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’ Team’s “Familiar Yet New” Adaptation of a Classic

Producer Yoshinori Kitase and co-director Naoki Hamaguchi talk about bringing Cloud Strife and his fellow Avalanche allies to life for a new generation of video gamers.

‘The Last of Us’ Series in the Works at HBO From ‘Chernobyl’ Creator Craig Mazin, Neil Druckmann (Exclusive)

Craig Mazin, the creator of the acclaimed limited series 'Chernobyl,' is reteaming with HBO to adapt 'The Last of Us,' the massive Sony PlayStation video game franchise.

‘Final Fantasy VII Remake’: Major Tweaks, Nostalgic Nods Abound in Hands-On Demo

THR's gaming editor Patrick Shanley and copy chief Pete Keeley discuss their brief time with the new take on Square Enix's classic role-playing adventure, 'Final Fantasy VII.'

Remake Fatigue? Not for Video Games

While Hollywood creators are criticized for relying on established?properties, video game developers are ramping up reboots and revivals that feel "familiar yet fresh."

Rob McElhenney Wanted “Authentic” View of Video Game Industry in ‘Mythic Quest’

'Mythic Quest' co-creator and star Rob McElhenney discusses the series' authenticity, its differences (and similarities) to 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia', working with one of the world's biggest tech companies and what's in store for next season.

PlayStation to Skip E3 for Second Year

Sony's PlayStation is skipping E3 for the second year in a row. "We have great respect for the ESA as an organization, but we do not feel the vision of E3 2020 is the right venue for what we are focused on this year," a company representative confirmed Monday to The Hollywood Reporter.

The Key Difference Between Video Game and Film Remakes

While Hollywood has been hounded by critics for a lack of creativity and terminal sequelitis, video games have largely escaped such labels.

‘Fortnite’ Screens Exclusive Scene From ‘Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker’ for In-Game Event

Epic Games has once again utilized its blockbuster title 'Fortnite's' platform in a unique way, screening an exclusive scene from Disney and Lucasfilm's upcoming 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' in-game.

The Game Awards 2019: Full Winners List

The sixth annual Game Awards were held Thursday night at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, recognizing the biggest achievements in video games from the past year.

Why More Stars Are Joining Video Games (It’s Not Just a Paycheck)

Crowded into the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on June 9, thousands of video game fans erupted into applause when Polish studio CD Projekt Red debuted a trailer for its new title, Cyberpunk 2077. That reception was just a preamble, however, for a starrier reveal: Keanu Reeves. The actor quickly became a trending topic across […]

Sony Interactive Entertainment Names Hermen Hulst Head of Worldwide Studios

Sony Interactive Entertainment on Thursday announced the promotion of Guerrilla Games' Hermen Hulst to head of Worldwide Studios effective immediately.