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Bloodstained

IGA's whip gets cracking on Bloodstained level design as Ayami Kojima joins project


$3M bucks later, development gets going
May 26
What with all the excitement around Castlevania: Symphony of the Night assistant director and subsequent series producer Koji "IGA" Igarashi's Kickstarter project, Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, it's easy to forget that ... read
Life is Strange guide photo
Point camera, earn Gamerscore
We're at the halfway point of Life is Strange, and while the story is moving right along, the Achievement lists remain similar. Ten optional photos to snap in every episode, and Chaos Theory is no different. This guide s... read feature

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MOBA

What major MOBA are you playing right now?


I'm down with Heroes of the Storm
May 26
"MOBA" is often a bad word/phrase in video game circles. As a fan of them since 2005 I kind of just shrug it off though -- this genre is here, and it's popular, guys. Embrace it or don't play it!  My MOBA history has bee... read
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Hack

Locked Steam achievement requires you to hack game's code


Invisible, Inc.
May 26
It's not to say that secrets are no fun anymore, but the internet sure can take the luster out of 'em. I mean, what would have been the point of my dog eared, note scribbled Myst notebook if I could solve the whole thing cons... read
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Mad Max game

Mad Max trailer is seriously missing some Furiosa


Warboy pale in comparison
May 26
Oh, man. Look, I trust in Avalanche's (Just Cause) ability to make crazy, fun, open action games, even if I'm leery about the studio putting out two in one year (Mad Max and Just Cause 3).  But! And this is a honking 'o... read
Life is Strange review photo
Tornadoes in Texas
I'm worried about Life is Strange. But, it's not the same concern usually expressed when a game's teetering dangerously close to mediocrity or worse. It's the type of uneasiness reserved for a title that's taken three install... read feature

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Yoshi

You too can create this unholy monstrosity with amiibo in Yoshi's Woolly World


Uh...nightmare fuel much, Nintendo?
May 26
My God, Nintendo, what have you done. According to Nintendo of Europe, "over 40 amiibo" can be used in Yoshi's Woolly World. You'll be able to create gross voodoo dolls dedicated to smiting your eternal enemies with a slow and painful death cute woolly patterns for characters in the game. Yeah, this is amiibo support I can get behind. Nintendo of Europe [Twitter] read
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Batman: Arkham Knight

Did you really think Batman: Arkham Knight wouldn't have pre-order costumes?


Of course it does
May 26
Because WB has to monetize every single facet of their games (hello pay-for-fatalities on top of a Season Pass and lots of paid costume DLC), Batman: Arkham Knight will also feature more pre-order bonuses beyond its $40 ... read
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2K

2K Games is teasing some dystopian project called 'Advent'


Let the teases begin
May 26
Last night, 2K Games revealed a new teaser site for Advent, an upcoming project of some sort. It was announced by way of a tweet, but there's also a teaser website with a pamphlet involving in-game lore. Your guess is as good... read
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Awakening

Fire Emblem: Awakening global sales near 2 million


The lil waifu simulator that could
May 26
Let's take a minute from Fire Emblem If minutia (here and here and here) to appreciate how we got here. Fire Emblem: Awakening, once expected to be the last game in a now rejuvenated series, has sold at least 1.79 million cop... read
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The Witcher 3

Two new DLC updates arrive in The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt this week


One quest and an alternate look
May 26
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is a pretty lengthy game, and it's about to get even longer this week. In addition to a new "alternate look" for Yennefer, there's also a new quest coming called Missing Miners. Both will be free. It'... read
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Disputes long taken for granted origin
Why's it called FINAL fantasy if there's a load of 'em, an internet commenter snickers before calling American football "hand egg" and ordering three more bacon meme t-shirts from Epic Threadz. The trodden joke has an equally... read feature

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Hatred

GOG refusing to sell Hatred


Still coming to Steam and Desura
May 26
Whatever your stance on the controversial game, Hatred is finally getting ready to release. Hatred will be coming to Desura, it will be the first AO rated title to come to Steam, but it will not be coming to GOG.com. GOG, kno... read
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

The Witcher almost didn't star leading man Geralt


Would you have preferred a customisable lead character?
May 26
Former Witcher project lead Ryszard Chojnowski has shed light on the development of the hugely popular RPG series in a YouTube video, revealing that the game was very nearly a top-down Diablo clone inspired by the l... read
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Grand Theft Auto V

Modder adds Just Cause 2's grappling hook to GTA 5 on PC


Grapplin' good fun
May 26
Thanks to mod magic, you can now traverse Grand Theft Auto V's PC playground with Just Cause 2's kickass grappling hook. The mod, developed by JulioNIB, enables you to hook onto... well, anything and everything, includi... read
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SOMA

The SOMA ARG's spilled a new trailer


Those whales are biding their time...
May 26
I've never understood ARGs. Hidden in a bit of code is a link to a server that an art designer for the game’s mother’s dog once owned. Once you’ve cracked that server in all 17 dimensions you’ll final... read
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Yu-Gi-Oh!

Konami's releasing a new Yu-Gi-Oh! game


Sensible hair will come as DLC
May 26
IT’S TIME TO D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-D-delve in to the German ratings board’s latest classifications, as they include something of interest to those rare few who’re still in to Yu-Gi-Oh!. Konami have apparently h... read
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Resident Evil

Resident Evil 0 Remastered revealed, arrives early 2016


Re-enter the survival horror..on a train
May 25
Coming off of the super successful Resident Evil Remastered earlier this year, Capcom made plans to invest more in HD remasters of classic titles. And after seeing how well REmake HD sold, it's clear that there was quite an a... read
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LoL bans

League of Legends debuts near-instant punishment system for toxic players


Quick draw on the ban hammer
May 25
Just this weekend I was chatting with a friend of mine who told me he recently quit LoL after several years of playing because he just couldn't put up with the scumlords and jerkbags that seem to make up a large portion of th... read
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Animal Crossing

Go rock this unofficial Splatoon outfit in Animal Crossing


You're a kid now
May 25
Do you still boot up Animal Crossing: New Leaf every once in a while? I'm a terrible neighbor -- I've probably caused a lot of woodland creatures to skip town because I never leave my house. For those of you who are stil... read
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No trace in the crowd
When Stealth Bastard released four years ago as a freeware title, it was easier to get excited about 2D puzzle platformer games. In the time since, Curve released an expanded version to Steam and ported that game to consoles,... read feature

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Gauntlet

That newish Gauntlet reboot is getting more updates at some point


It launched back in September
May 25
Remember that new Gauntlet reboot that launched late last year? It was actually pretty decent, though it's a shame that it's only on PCs currently and not consoles, where it would make a perfect couch co-op game for thos... read
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Kidrobot

Remember those cute Kidrobot Mega Man figures? They're coming this summer


$11.99 in blind boxes
May 25
Some time ago, Kidrobot announced a line of 3-inch Mega Man toys. They were to be sold in blind boxes for $11.99 each, with a 5-pack for $59.99. Then...we didn't really hear anything for over a year. Now, thanks to Vinyl Puls... read
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Edith Finch

'What Remains of Edith Finch?' has the potential to be quite the horror romp


Spooky
May 25
Sony has revealed a new trailer for What Remains of Edith Finch? and I'm digging the atmosphere. Apparently the narrative will focus on a series of short stories, all involving the death of different members of the Finch fam... read
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Lethal Tactics on Steam

Lethal Tactics brings its intelligent gameplay to Early Access


Like Frozen Synapse, but with graphics
May 25
Lethal Tactics has recently popped up onto Steam's Early Access program and will immediately look familiar to anyone who has played the brilliant Frozen Synapse. The gameplay is, at its core, the same: click to assign o... read
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Hot Pooper Gaming

Watch an Xbox Avatar shove Hot Pockets up its ass


This, this is my fetish.
May 25
Finally...next gen has arrived. Finally. read
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Net High

Yep, Marvelous was teasing social-oriented Net High with that time bomb site


On the Vita
May 25
Yep, that time bomb related tease last week from Marvelous was indeed related to Net High, an upcoming Vita game. It's set in the year "20XX" and involves a world where the "Neo Communications Act" has been implemented. Smar... read
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Bloodborne

Bloodborne patch 1.04 arrives with some tweaks that make the game easier


Passworded co-op is now easier to play
May 25
Ah, Bloodborne. While I'm not quite sure how it ranks overall in terms of the Souls games (I need a few more years to ponder that), there's no doubt in my mind that I'll be returning to it periodically. A steady str... read
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SFV

Street Fighter V will be playable for the first time next month


At CEO
May 25
CEO (Community Effort Orlando) is an annual fighting game tournament held in Orlando Florida, and this year, they have quite a bit announcement in store for fans -- Street Fighter V will be playable for the first t... read