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Jul 25 2019
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Inside <i>Killer Queen</i>, the addictive arcade sensation that’s spawned its own subculture

It’s Saturday afternoon at Logan Arcade, and all eyes are on a blue cartoon bee in a stripped sweater, slowly riding a snail past a goal line. This isn’t an unusual spectacle at the Chicago arcade bar, whose large selection of classic coin-ops, pinball machines, and licensed light-gun blockbusters all seem to lead to

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Jun 24 2019
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<i>The A.V. Club</i>'s best games of 2019 so far
The A.V. Club
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If there was a watchword for gaming in the first half of 2019, it might be “iteration”—or possibly even “refinement.” This six-month period saw a dead-on-arrival would-be blockbuster (R.I.P. Anthem) and the steady encroachment of the “games as service” model that continues to power Fortnite’s utter domination of the

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