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What to watch on TV, June 24-26: Loot, Westworld season 4

Maya Rudolph loot; Jeffrey Wright in Westworld season fourPhoto: AppleTV+; John Johnson/HBO Welcome to the weekend edition of What’s On. Here are the big things happening on TV from Friday, June 24 to Sunday, June 26. All times are Eastern. [Note: The weekly What’s On will publish on Sundays.] 1. Give it up for billionaire …

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Kingdom Hearts’ Director Was ‘Picky’ About Sora in Smash Bros.

Sora, the hero of Square Enix’s Kingdom Hearts series, was added to Nintendo’s mash-up brawler Super Smash Bros. Ultimate last october, earning the distinction of being the final addition to the game’s massive roster. It was a heartwarming announcement for a fighter who’s actually kinda cool to play. While many thought it surprising that Disney …

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Starfield Main Quest Will Be 30-40 Hours Long Says Todd Howard

screenshot: Bethesda/Kotaku Over the weekend we got our first look at how Starfield will play. Now, director Todd Howard has shared a bevy of more granular details in a new interview with IGN. The main takeaway is that Starfield is bigger than any of Bethesda’s previous games, and aims to let you do everything from …

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A Review Of Gaz Alazraki’s Father Of The Bride

(from left) Andy Garcia as Billy, Adria Arjona as Sofia and Gloria Estefan as Ingrid in Gaz Alazraki’s Father Of The Bride.Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures A cheerful, vibrant and culturally precise reimagining of Father Of The Bride—both the elegant 1950 original and 1991’s hilarious remake—Gaz Alazraki’s new version starts with a melancholic undercurrent. As the …

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Forza Motorsport Returns in 2023, Built ‘From the Ground Up’

Image: Xbox Game Studios Hard though it is to believe, it’s been five years since Forza Motorsport 7 launched. What once was an every-other-year sim racing franchise trading releases with the open-world Forza Horizon games has slowed in output, presumably so developer Turn 10 Studios could rebuild its Gran Turismo competitor from the ground up. …

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Annapurna’s Stray Totally Understands What It Means To Be A Cat

Image: Annapurna / Kotaku If there’s a cat in your house, how does it typically walk around? With its tail pointed straight up, probably—y’know, like any normal cat. But the feline protagonist of stray is a bit more modest: He primarily keeps his tail down, at least based on gameplay footage viewed during a hands-off …

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