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Gaming Yule logs, new PlayStation Plus games and this week's Gamegrrl news

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Dec 29, 2018, 12:00 PM EST

The wrapping paper is off, and you’re never getting the glitter out of the carpet! There is so much partying still to do, and you’re going to need a lot of energy for it. Maybe today you just hang back and check out what’s going on in the digital world. We’ve been getting so many great bits of news about gaming over the last few weeks that it’s been hard to take it all in. In fact, it’s been a pretty great year for games, from Red Dead Redemption 2’s incredibly immersive trip to the Old West to the murder-y goodness and great story of Shadow of the Tomb Raider to the VR story of little Quill and her adventures in Moss. We’ve seen A.I. fight back in Detroit: Become Human and a physics sandbox in Just Cause 4. We have so much on the way next year, including Kingdom Hearts III and Anthem, that is going to blow your mind!

There are a few last bits of news that we have left to wrap up, so here's the top Gamegrrl news for the week ending December 29. You know what you should resolve for next year? Play more games! 100 percent more games. Games, games, games! Happy New Year everyone!

Do you feel like a little time by the fire, contemplating the year, the gifts you received, and the future of the gaming world? Enjoy PlayStation’s two-hour-long footage for The Last of Us Part II. Heck, you can use it to lull you to sleep. Here is the info for you: “This winter, create a cozy post-pandemic atmosphere fit for any occasion with this The Last of Us Part II fireplace video. Enjoy two hours of footage created from The Last of Us Part II trailer released at Paris Games Week 2017, complete with fire effects and the sounds of soothing rain. You can also experience this inviting atmosphere year-round, with our new The Last of Us Part II Burning Car dynamic system theme for PlayStation 4, available now on the PlayStation Store.”

Bethesda has a holiday treat for you. The game studio has put out a trailer for Rage 2. Hey, it’s Ragemas! Enjoy the strains of “The 12 Days of Christmas,” with lots of extra destruction. Here is all the info for you: "We're celebrating the holidays in the wasteland of Rage 2. Happy holidays and a merry Ragemas!

Rage 2 is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC on May 14, 2019. Pre-order to receive the exclusive Cult of the Death God mission and don Nicholas Raine’s legendary armor and Settler Pistol. The Rage 2 Collector’s Edition is also available for pre-order. Get the full breakdown of all the included goodies on"

PlayStation Plus has announced its free games lineup for January 2019! These include the snowy mountains of Steep, which you can visit with a ski, a wingsuit, a snowboard, and a paraglider, and the action-RPG Portal Knights. You can check out the trailer for what’s coming. Here is the info: “PlayStation Plus membership includes free games and online multiplayer on PS4 systems.* In January, PS Plus membership includes Portal Knights and Steep." Head here to learn more!

So, what games are you most looking forward to in the upcoming year? Let us know in the comments.

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