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Ori at retail

Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a physical release

Ori and the Blind Forest always looked gorgeous, but I was surprised by just how much the game, as a whole, resonated with me. It's one of my favorite experiences on Xbox One to date. It's especially great, then, to see Microsoft Studios co...

 
 
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Yooka-Laylee

New Yooka-Laylee details and 'representative' screenshots

It has been almost a year since the Kickstarter for Banjo-Kazooie-like Yooka-Laylee closed, but studio Playtonic has been mostly quiet about it, aside from the occasional new character reveal. Today the studio let loose some screenshots "re...

 
 
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Shovel Knight

Shovel Knight is getting an official beginner's guide of sorts

Yacht Club Games' Shovel Knight train continues with a new official book called the "Codes of Shovelry Handbook." It boasts an overview of the game, biographies for all of the core characters, and "enhanced tips for gameplay." The age ...

 
 
Super Mario Maker photo
Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker just got a small quality of life patch

Although it's been a while since we've gotten a hefty Super Mario Maker update (outside of the random 8-bit cameo), Nintendo has been regularly patching the game to ensure that it's up to code. That includes the recent 1.43 update, that all...

 
 
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Mighty No. 9

Is this it? Final platform surveys go out for Mighty No. 9

[Update: The errors that occurred with the initial survey are being fixed with a new survey that could take up to "two days" to reach your inbox.] So uh, this might actually be it this time, folks. Comcept has sent out surveys for Mighty No...

 
 
Super Mario Maker photo
Super Mario Maker

It's nice to see the Ice Climbers again

Coming off of Babymetal (what a lively comment thread that was!), it makes sense Nintendo would go with something more familiar for the next Super Mario Maker costume. The Ice Climbers? Why, sure! We haven't seen that dynamic duo in a whil...

 
 
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 photo
Azure Striker Gunvolt 2

Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 is looking hot as hell

Inti Creates streamed some new Azure Striker Gunvolt 2 footage last week, and Nintendo Everything was there to capture it. In a surprisingly informative bit of video, the demo shows off some new gameplay mechanics (like dashing into en...

 
 
Super Mario 3D World photo
Super Mario 3D World

Someone used a dance pad to clear Champion's Road in Super Mario 3D World

After hundreds of attempts, Twitch streamer PeekingBoo has bested Champion's Road, the big eff-you obstacle-course level of Super Mario 3D World, with his trusty dance pad. Over the past year, he's beaten entire games with the unconvention...

 
 
Downwell photo
Downwell

Downwell should be great on PS Vita and PS4

I'm starting to feel overwhelmed at all of the games coming out this month. Should I plan to set aside time better spent with other, newer stuff for a chance to double dip on Downwell? Phrased like that, probably not. But then again, Downwe...

 
 
Mighty No. 9 photo
Mighty No. 9

Mighty No. 9 has gone gold, out in June

Is this it? Is it finally it? Comcept has claimed that Mighty No. 9 has finally gone gold and will drop on June 21, right after E3. Although the Vita and 3DS versions are coming later still, Comcept has promised no more delays are in sight,...

 
 
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Wii U

Super Meat Boy jumps to Wii U May 12

At long last, Super Meat Boy is coming to a Nintendo platform (Wii U) on May 12. The good word comes more than five years after Team Meat cancelled the WiiWare version of the game in December 2010. The port had originally been pla...

 
 
Ratchet & Clank photo
Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank on PS4 is the series' fastest-seller

I've seen a lot of love for the new Ratchet & Clank game, but I couldn't tell if that was the social media echo-chamber effect or if there really were a bunch of people getting way into Insomniac's refresh of the PlayStation 2 original ...

 
 
Hot Lava photo
Hot Lava

How has floor-is-lava 'em up Hot Lava not been made already?

I am utterly shocked Hot Lava hasn’t happened already. You know when you were a kid, and you’d jump all over the furniture, shouting “the floor is lava!” and pissing off your parents? It’s that but as a video g...

 
 
Super Mario Maker photo
Super Mario Maker

Even Babymetal is teaming up with Mario Maker

The metal idol group Babymetal is coming to Super Mario Maker as a character costume, which is something I should probably find strange, but don't -- not after the pigeon, Barbara the Bat, and Chitoge Kirisaki. Nintendo has gone to unexpec...

 
 
Bulby Diamond Course photo
Bulby Diamond Course

If you miss Kirby's Dream Course, take a look at Bulby

Kirby's Dream Course holds a special place in gaming history. Despite releasing more than 20 years ago and featuring a unique gameplay hook, it didn't see many copycats. Sure, there have been other golf games, but nothing has been quite lik...

 
 
Sega 3D Classics review
When I was growing up, there were Sega kids and Nintendo kids. Initially I was part of the latter clan, before wising up and embracing all walks of gaming. All of those conversations about how Sonic was cooler than Mario, or ...   read

 
Rayman Origins photo
Rayman Origins

The wonderful Rayman Origins is now playable on Xbox One

Can we take a moment to appreciate how well Rayman Origins turned out? After a slew of ports, 3D sequels, and spin-offs, Ubisoft finally worked its way back to the series' side-scrolling roots for a modern successor and the end result was t...

 
 
MEC system requirements photo
MEC system requirements

Mirror's Edge Catalyst recommended PC specs are rough

A pal just explained to me that 16GB of RAM is "the new standard," so maybe you're all immune to the sticker shock, but I've still only got 8GB of RAM, damn it, so a literally doubled recommendation? That's pretty big. I wonder how much lon...

 
 
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Oh no...

It only took 46 hours to beat this insane Super Mario Maker level

Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether or not they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should. When you finally beat the insane Super Mario Maker level after 46 hours:

 
 
WayForward photo
WayForward

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse leaps to PS4 this week

Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is heading to PlayStation 4 this Tuesday, April 19. Originally released for Wii U and Nintendo 3DS in 2014, Pirate's Curse marks the third installment in WayForward's iconic platformer franchise. The...

 
 

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I feel dumb, this whole time I thought Overwatch was a PC-only title and was continually surprised at how many people were talking about

 
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SHOCKING interview with From Software rep!

 
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I have mixed feelings on But my strongest feeling is that people paid for a free-to-play

 
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Not saw anyone discussing the Preacher pilot, so Im just gonna sit here and judge you all while listening to Little Mix

 
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Binary Domain: So, the French team just arrived with their very worst accents in Even the robot has Man, I cant wait to see the Spanish crew show up for Speedy Gonzales

 
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My internet travels have brought me across a development team for a game called Violet Theyd love my help, so I made some music for stressful

 
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When people wonder why I keep cracking jokes about the fairly serious bullshit that keeps going on

 
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What a beautiful The birds are gone, the children are screaming and the lovely smell of fire and

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Overwatch is Its fun, its not F2P, everyone has access to everything needed to play without All the charcters feels unique and interesting in terms of like Im back in 2007 era Classic TF2 art style is still bette

 
Dreggsao

One of my comments needs Is it because I said Breitbart? I think swearing is OK

 
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Amazed some people were apparently touched, blown away by dat GoT The whole scene has a level of cheesiness and incoherence unprecedented for the

 
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Beat the Leviathan with Roxxis Rubi to keep me alive, that Thief gun Scarlett drops to kill That aside, the idea of Marcus raising a child bothers

 
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40K Knight banners, because if youre dropping $140 on a plastic giant mecha, you want it to be as chivalrous as Knight Paladin still the best,

 
ChrisHannard

I cant understand all the love this is suddenly I mean, its good, but why has it suddenly become of such interest to video gamers?

 
ragm54

Ive been reading you guys with Overwatch Overwatch Meanwhile Im reminded that my potato couldnt even run it at 4FPS, and I refuse to play it on PS4 (TF2 has destroyed my will to play FPS on gonna go play Valkyria

 
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In a move not expected by anyone, the Heralds of Ruin Kill Team Rules (The Good Warhammer 40K Kill Team Rules) have been While Im not too hype about Eldar near-D shenanigans and Rogue Trader Ork weapons, the Grot Rebel list seems to be blast!

 
Fuzunga

I might actually get Overwatch in the near future if I can play it with you Ive never had a group to play with

 
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Finally got around to starting Pocket What a delightful little I absolutely adore the dialogue and the main The gameplay is really fun Fun fact, CJ is quoted on the eshop in the sales banner for the game right

 
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The next person to ask me to hold the door today is getting kicked in the While Im sobbing of Seriously fuck my

 
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Is it acceptable to rant here? Even if its not about games? Cause Im sick of my female facebook friends linking to their odyssey online articles they Youre 19 and a freshman in You dont have all the Sorry this isnt video gamey

 
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And thats REmake finished and done-really good game, had a great time with Finally digging into the backlog and clearing it out a

 

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