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25 years ago, the most ambitious puzzle platformer changed video games forever

There’s still nothing else like Abe’s Oddysee.

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You need to play the most inventive fantasy platformer on Nintendo Switch ASAP

This roguelike has innovations and charm in spades.

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You need to play the most heartfelt indie on Xbox Game Pass ASAP

Signs of the Sojourner is a quest for understanding.

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You need to play the most adorable indie sim of 2022

The bear is out of the bag.

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Moss: Book II mixes joy and pain for an unforgettable VR adventure

Inverse Score: 8/10

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15 years later, the smartest shooter ever made still holds up

“Thank you for helping us help you help us all.”

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Cyberpunk and fantasy combine for one of the most captivating RPGs ever.

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TMNT: Shredder's Revenge is the retro beat ‘em up of your dreams

Inverse Score: 9/10

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You need to play the most underrated ‘Elden Ring’ precursor ASAP

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9 years later, the most underrated Metal Gear game is back in the spotlight

“Memes. The DNA of the soul.”

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Citizen Sleeper is the perfect dystopian sci-fi adventure for Xbox Game Pass

Inverse score: 8/10

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Nintendo Switch Sports is a nostalgic delight that desperately needs 1 modern update

Inverse score: 8/10

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Cat Cafe Manager is a perfectly chill summer sim with charm to spare

Inverse Score: 8/10

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Sephonie is a surprisingly deep platforming masterpiece

Inverse score: 10/10

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13 Sentinels is even better on Nintendo Switch

Inverse Score: 8/10

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This end-of-the-world adventure is smarter than it seems.

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40 years ago, Star Wars murdered the most promising sci-fi show of all time

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The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power is a new fantasy classic in the making

Amazon’s live-action Lord of the Rings prequel is an epic, at times unwieldy, fantasy adventure.

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House of the Dragon is a worthy successor to HBO’s Iron Throne

The Game of Thrones prequel excels at holding fast to its unique identity while keeping the familiar setting and sensibilities of its predecessor.

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Amazon’s Paper Girls is the best new time-travel TV show since Dark

'80s nostalgia meets Y2K fashion in a dazzling YA time-travel story.

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25 years ago, one great sci-fi show fixed a meh sci-fi movie

The most successful reboot in science fiction history is easily Stargate: SG-1

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Westworld’s new executive producer isn’t reading your fan theories — for now

Alison Schapker’s work on The Flash, Alias, Altered Carbon, Lost, and Fringe has given her a deeper appreciation for fan culture.

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What We Do in the Shadows Season 4's most uncanny twist is a total delight

The irreverent monster mockumentary goes all-in on Colin Robinson's baby arc.

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Westworld Season 4 fixes the worst thing about Season 3 — but is it too late?

Freeze all motor functions — and then dash to your TV. Westworld Season 4 is upon us.

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6 thrilling sci-fi shows and movies new on Amazon Prime in June 2022

“Sometimes to create, one must first destroy.”

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“Get your ass to Mars.”

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With Season 3, 'For All Mankind' becomes the grittiest sci-fi show ever

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Prehistoric Planet merges Jurassic Park thrills with David Attenborough’s wisdom

Jurassic Park makes you fear the reptilian mammoths of Earth's past. Prehistoric Planet makes you wish you lived among them.

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Stranger Things Season 4 review: The Netflix hit recaptures the magic of Season 1

The new season of Stranger Things is a stylistic return to form.

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This remake of a cult classic 1970s show deserved better.

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The scariest thing in this 2007 Stephen King adaptation has nothing to do with its Lovecraftian monsters.

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Spielberg's merciless yet maudlin take on a classic fairy tale deserves a revisit.

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Dredd provides a model that other comic book adaptations should follow.

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Many movies are bad, but few are as fascinatingly terrible as this misfire.

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This charming movie combines humor with intrigue and pathos.

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Late to the trend and unable to launch a successful franchise, this 2014 teen sci-fi flick still had some interesting ideas on its mind.

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Over a decade later, this outdated movie still has something interesting to say.

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20 years ago, Hollywood’s first internet thriller launched a terrifying new genre

What if something bad happened... online?

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You need to watch Tom Cruise’s perfect spy thriller before it leaves Netflix next week

One of the best stunts in action movie history finally gave the franchise an identity.

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Why waste time with reams of background information when you can get straight to the action?

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5 years later, Death Note is still Netflix's best live-action anime adaptation

Dismissed as another inept attempt to adapt a beloved anime, Death Note came agonizingly close to getting it right.

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10 years ago, one incredible zombie movie redefined an entire style of film

Advertised as a wacky adventure for children, this clever horror story features surprising emotional depth.

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25 years ago, Shaquille O'Neal made the worst superhero movie of all time

Athletes have always made bad movies, but this flop was practically set up to fail.

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30 years ago, a sci-fi flop beat Marvel to its smartest story idea

Once dismissed as unremarkable, this send-up of ‘90s television now looks disturbingly prescient.