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Spider-Man 2: Who Is Kraven The Hunter?

Always looking for his next prey, Kraven the Hunter is one of Spider-Man's deadliest adversaries.

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Why Did Magic: The Gathering Ban Reckoner Bankbuster?

Sometimes cards are just too good. Here's what happened to Reckoner Bankbuster in Standard format.

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How Many Times Dutch Says "Plan" In Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2's Dutch van der Linde mentions a plan multiple times throughout the game, but how many times exactly does he say it?

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When Does The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Take Place?

Tears of the Kingdom is the direct sequel to Breath of the Wild, but exactly how much time has passed since the first game?

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The Legend Of Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom - Who Is Purah?

In both Tears of the Kingdom and Breath of the Wild, you will meet Purah. Who exactly is this genius Sheikah? Here, you can learn all about Purah.

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The Legend Of Zelda: What Is The Imprisoning War?

The Imprisoning War is the name of two different battles across The Legend Of Zelda's sprawling timeline, but what were they?

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - Who Is Bode Akuna?

From his life as a Jedi Knight to the events through Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, here's everything you need to know about Bode Akuna.

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The Legend Of Zelda: What Are The Ancient Cultures Of Hyrule?

Many ancient cultures populate the world of The Legend of Zelda, and here we examine them all, including those from Tears of the Kingdom.

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How Many Pokemon Games Are There?

The Pokemon franchise spreads far and wide. Just how many games are included in this reach?

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The Silent Hill Timeline, Explained

A series spanning a decade in a twisted nightmare town, here's the entire timeline of Silent Hill, explained.

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How Many Zelda Games Are Considered Canon?

With its ever-changing timeline, it's hard to know which The Legend of Zelda games are considered canon.

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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor - Who Is Dagan Gera?

Learn more about Star Wars Jedi: Survivor's corrupted Jedi, Dagan Gera.

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Is The Steam Deck Worth It?

Is Valve's first handheld PC, the Steam Deck, worth the price?

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Resident Evil 4 Remake: Ending, Explained

An explosive climax to an adrenaline-filled story, here's how Resident Evil 4 Remake wraps up.

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Magic: The Gathering – Who Was Jaya Ballard?

Who was Magic: The Gathering's Jaya Ballard, and how did she die?

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Who Are The Founders?

Thanks to Future Redeemed, we know much more about the Founders in Xenoblade Chronicles 3.

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Magic: The Gathering – Who Is Lim-Dûl?

Lim-Dûl is one of the most compelling villains in Magic: The Gathering, and here's a closer look at his backstory and character arc.

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The Legend Of Zelda: A Complete History Of The Gerudo

The Gerudo are one of the most interesting races in The Legend of Zelda.

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Are All The Legend Of Zelda Games Connected?

Are The Legend of Zelda games connected, or are they all individual adventures?