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Trombone Champ’s developer thinks more games need to go all in on comedy

/ We just don’t see many games embrace their own comedy in the way Trombone Champ does.The “NASTY!” message when you flub a note is inspired. Image: Holy Wow StudiosTrombone Champ...

Google’s new adventure game takes a top-down trip through ancient Mesoamerica

/ The Descent of the Serpent is a Zelda-like game that’s chock full of actual history. I love the cute characters in the game. Screenshot by Jay Peters / The VergeGoogle’s...

Valve overhauls Steam’s stats page with new real-time charts

/ You can now check out live charts of the top selling and most played games.Valve’s stats page for its Steam storefront now has real-time charts showing both the top-selling and...

Apple has picked up the next show from Breaking Bad’s creator

/ It’s Vince Gilligan’s next big project after Breaking Bad and Better Call SaulThe Untitled Vince Gilligan Project is now in officially in the works. Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for...

Trombone Champ’s developers want to take the game ‘farther than we originally planned’

/ Holy Wow is a small team, but Trombone Champ’s seemingly overnight success means it can do a lot more.It’s not just the music that’s ridiculous in Trombone Champ. Image: Holy...

Nintendo is releasing the first Mario movie trailer next month

/ “Here we go!” — presumably something Chris Pratt, who stars as Mario, will be sayingNintendo and animation studio Illumination will be debuting the first teaser trailer for the upcoming Mario...

Microsoft is testing a way to mute the Xbox startup sound

/ I need this ASAP so that I can stop frantically turning down the volume whenever I boot up my Xbox Series X.I can hear the sound in my head just...

Netflix’s new Sonic show will be released this winter

/ Sonic Prime will begin streaming in ‘winter 2022’Sonic in Sonic Prime Image: NetflixSonic Prime, Netflix’s upcoming animated series about Sega’s speedy blue blur, will be released sometime in “winter 2022,”...

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