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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.

Travis Scott’s ‘Fortnite’ In-Game Concert Draws More Than 12M Concurrent Viewers

Fortnite hosted its largest in-game gathering yet on Thursday night as 12.3 million concurrent players logged into the battle royale video game for rapper Travis Scott's Astronomical event.

Nielsen Reports 45 Percent Spike in U.S. Video Game Usage

Video game usage has seen a big bump amid stay-at-home orders across the globe, Nielsen reports.

Nintendo Switch Consoles Sold Out at Many U.S. Retailers Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Nintendo is having trouble meeting the increased demand for its Switch consoles in the U.S., with those looking to purchase a system met with "out of stock" messages from retailers like Amazon, Target, GameStop and Best Buy in some locations.

GDC Summer, New Event to Replace Postponed Game Developers Conference, Set for August

Informa Tech, the organizer of the annual Game Developers Conference has revealed a replacement gathering for this year's postponed event. Dubbed GDC Summer, the new conference will be held Aug. 4-6 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.

Overwatch League Cancels All Events in March and April Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Overwatch League has canceled all events scheduled for March and April amid concerns over the coronavirus pandemic.

E3 2020 Canceled Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), Los Angeles' annual video game convention, has been canceled amid ongoing concerns over the coronavirus outbreak.

‘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.'

Game Developers Conference “Postponed” Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The annual Game Developers Conference, scheduled to be held at San Francisco's Moscone Center in March, has been canceled.

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."