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Kyle Gratton-

Kyle Gratton

Author Details

Kyle is a writer, editor, and video game enthusiast based out of Kansas City. A terminal Midwesterner who graduated from the University of Kansas, Kyle also has knowledge and interest in literature, film, film adaptions of literature, and history.

Industry Focus

Kyle is a Features and News Editor for Screen Rant’s Gaming section. His tenure at SR began in late 2020 as a contributing Game Features writer before quickly becoming a staff writer, a role that gradually progressed into an editor position.

Favorite Media

Video Games: The Legend of Zelda, Dark Souls, Elden Ring, Mass Effect, & Battlefield.

Film & TV: Amadeus, Blade Runner, Barry Lyndon, & Mad Men.

Books: Cormac McCarthy's Blood Meridian, Frank Herbert's Dune, Ernest Hemingway's The Sun Also Rises, Philip K. Dick's A Scanner Darkly, & John Steinbeck's East of Eden.

Peter Parker as Spider-Man wearing a black and white suit that looks as though it's made from organic material. The scene is dark and he is silhouetted by a stained glass window. 1
"Something Never Experienced Before": Marvel's Spider-Man 2 Review

Spider-Man 2 brings Peter Parker and Miles Morales together for what is one of the best PS5 exclusives yet – a triumph of gameplay and storytelling.

Four members of Constellation, Andreja, Sam Coe, Sarah Morgan, and Barrett, standing in front of the starmap screen of Jemison, which shows the planet from orbit. 1
10 Things That Make No Sense About The World Of Starfield

Starfield is oftentimes incredibly immersive, letting players explore many star systems, but some aspects of its game world are nonsensical.

Two new PS5's, one with the disc drive and one without, standing vertically next to a DualSense controller. The background is blue and purple, and includes the cross, square, circle, and triangle symbols of the PlayStation controller. 1
New PS5 Slim Officially Revealed (But Is It Worth It?)

A new PlayStation 5 model has been revealed with a slimmer form factor and optional disc drive, but is it even worth consideration as a consumer?

Basim from Assassin's Creed Mirage looking over his shoulder toward Ezio from Assassin's Creed 2. 1
Assassin’s Creed Mirage Hints At The Origin Of An Iconic Ezio Weapon

Although it takes place roughly 600 years before Assassin's Creed 2, AC Mirage hints at the origin of the Italian master assassin's signature weapon.

An adolescent boy with medium length black hair, wearing a blue overcoat and a shirt with a large collar. On either side of him are scenes of him fighting two different puppets come to life. 1
Will Lies Of P Have DLC?

Lies of P has proven itself to be an impressive soulslike, but will Neowiz Games and Round8 Studio’s title get additional DLC down the road?

Three different images of Basim in Assassin's Creed Mirage. In the center he's looking directly at the camera, on the left he's sword fighting an enemy, and on the right he's leaping through the air with a hidden blade brandished. 1
Assassin’s Creed Mirage’s Best Armor Is A Huge Disappointment

One of the most elusive quest rewards in Assassin’s Creed Mirage is fittingly effective, but it doesn’t really fit into the game satisfyingly.

Basim in Assassin's Creed Mirage, with a pointed hood pulled down over his eyes. His robes are off white, and he's wearing a leather shoulder guard which has a strap going across his chest. 1
"A Triumphant Homage" - Assassin's Creed Mirage Review

Assassin’s Creed Mirage marks a concerted effort for the series to return to its roots, but that doesn’t make it immune to longstanding issues.

Ganondorf, with bright red hair and pallid green-ish skin, standing shirtless in profile, surrounded by the Light Dragon. The Light Dragon is mostly teal with bright gold plumes of hair around its head. 1
One Change Would Make Zelda: TOTK’s Ending So Much Better

Tears of the Kingdom has an incredibly emotional ending, but one story change could have made it better, if not much more heartbreaking.

Official artworks for Link and Ganondorf in Tears of the Kingdom. Link is on the left, reaching for the Master Sword on his back in front of a green background. Ganondorf is on the right, scowling toward the viewer with a red background. 1
Tears Of The Kingdom Shows One Zelda Gameplay Feature Still Needs Work

Tears of the Kingdom is much different than the classic Zelda games, but one inherited mechanic still feels dated, despite some newer twists.

A human man in purple robes is on the right, holding a finger in the air. Edited in behind him on the left is a mind flayer, which has a squid-like tentacled head. 1
Super Rare Baldur's Gate 3 Ending Proves Larian Thought Of Everything

Baldur's Gate 3 has a wide variety of possible endings, but one is an exceptionally rare occurrence, requiring very specific circumstances.

A custom V character from Cyberpunk 2077 next to Songbird, a woman with bright red hair introduced in the Phantom Liberty expansion. 1
Can You Romance Songbird In Cyberpunk 2077: Phantom Liberty?

Phantom Liberty has brought a brand new map, story, and more to Cyberpunk 2077, but are new love prospects for V included in the DLC’s fresh content?

Cal Kestis, from the Star Wars Jedi games, stands in the center with the droid BD-1 on his shoulder. Over his right shoulder is Delta Squad from Republic Commando, and over his left are Bastila and Darth Malik from Knights of the Old Republic. 1
10 Best Star Wars Games You Should Play In 2023

Star Wars has a long catalog of video games, but there are a handful of especially great titles that are still must-plays for fans in 2023.

Close-ups on Andreja and Barrett from Starfield, in front of a frozen landscape at dusk. 1
A Single Starfield Item Will Make Your Follower Better In Combat

Starfield followers are best for providing company while out exploring the Settled Systems, but one item makes them significantly more deadly.

A close-up on Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth. He has messy blond hair and wears a black, sleeveless turtleneck underneath various pieces of armor, including a large black pauldron. 1
"An Experience Far More Grand" - Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth Preview

Final Fantasy 7 Rebirth will set players loose across Gaia for an adventure that already feels much larger than its predecessor, FF7 Rebirth.

A young man with medium length black hair, wearing a blue coat and white formal shirt with a broach around a handkerchief necktie. The background contains a wrought iron gate and stone buildings fading into the foggy distance. 1
"Not Perfect, But It's Shockingly Close" - Lies Of P Review

Lies of P is an exceptional dissection of the soulslike genre, bolstered by its strong setting and endearing cast, including its puppet protagonist.

Starfield astronaut in front of a blue planet and a moon. 1
Starfield Got One Planet Completely Wrong

Starfield has an impressive depiction of the Sol system, even if many moons had to be omitted, but there’s still one planet that’s very unrealistic.

Multiple spaceships involved in a dogfight, with one exploding. The battle appears to be taking place in a planet's rings, with asteroid-like rocks surrounding the ships, and a planet visible in the top left corner of the frame. 1
Starfield’s Best Ship Designs Are Surprisingly Weird

Starfield’s ship building is incredibly open-ended, but players will be able to survive tougher fights if they’re design is as strange as possible.

Four Payday 3 characters wearing masks. Two are holding assault rifles, while one of the two in the back has his hand resting on an Xbox Series X that's been edited into the image. 1
When Can You Play Payday 3 On Xbox Game Pass? (Unlock Times & Regions)

The cooperative heist series is making its return with Payday 3, and Game Pass subscribers on Xbox and PC can play right when it’s released.

A person stands in a spacesuit on the left side of the image, while a ship ascends behind them. The image blends into the Starfield logo in front of a planet seen from orbit. 1
When Can You Play Starfield On Xbox Game Pass? (Unlock Times & Regions)

Following a week of early access, Starfield releases worldwide on September 6. Here’s when you can start playing Bethesda’s latest in your time zone.

Barrett from Starfield looks directly at the camera in a red and white spacesuit in the center. Over either shoulder is a Fallout character in power armor, and the Dragonborn from Skyrim. 1
Starfield’s Main Story Avoids An Annoying Skyrim & Fallout 4 Trope

Starfield is a Bethesda RPG through and through, but it rectifies one particular issue that hampered Skyrim and Fallout 4’s main stories.

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