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Surviving Tokyo 42's beautiful bullet hell

As I climbed stairs to the top of a blinding white pyramid with The Simpsons' elevator to nowhere on my mind I finally reached a narrow lookout point and triggered my mission: kill three targets from on high. All three congregated beneath t...   read

 
 
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Sony pulls off a pretty solid month of PS Plus games for March

That leak from a few days ago was correct! Tearaway Unfolded and Disc Jam will be headlining the free games on offer for PS Plus members this month. While I've never heard of Disc Jam, I did 100% the Vita version of Tearaway and really enjo...   read

 
 
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In some ways, Tim Schafer's Full Throttle fits in better in 2017 than 1995

With a press of the PS4's touchpad, I quickly switched between Full Throttle's visuals from 1995 and what it looks like in the remaster. It's not a new trick -- both Grim Fandango and Day of the Tentacle had remasters with the same fea...   read

 
 
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Learn how to play Puyo Puyo Tetris with this short video

Puyo Puyo Tetris is actually a crossover of the popular Puyo Puyo series and the...you guessed it, Tetris franchise. It's coming to a heap of platforms in the west this year following the 2014 Japanese release, incl...   read

 
 
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Snipperclips is the second game you should buy for your Switch

It was easy to miss the booth for Snipperclips: Cut it Out, Together at Sunday’s Switch Preview Tour event in San Francisco. It was just one table, and to its right was a Mario Odyssey video screen while to its left was the line for A...   read

 
 
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(Update) Ultra Street Fighter II hits Switch in May in Japan

[Update: Capcom has confirmed that May 26 is its worldwide release date.] Ultra Street Fighter II was revealed right alongside of the Switch, but nearly every detail about it at that time was unknown. Big things like the release date and th...   read

 
 
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Voez is coming west, will launch with the Switch in Europe

After finding out that popular mobile rhythm game Voez will be a Japanese launch title on the Switch, developer Flyhigh Works revealed that not only will it be coming west, but it'll also be ready on launch day (March 3) in Europe. The...   read

 
 
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Get your first look at the Nintendo Switch eShop

While the functionality for the Switch eShop is set to go live "sometime before launch" (read: tomorrow, likely before the system drops in Japan and Europe) -- the first core system update isn't available yet. Hence, no one has seen the eSh...   read

 
 
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Mii gaming lives on for the Switch with Project Mekuru

In yesterdays whirlwind of reveals, another indie title was showcased for the Switch in Japan. It's called "Project Mekuru" (Project Flipping in Japanese), and will utilize Miis as avatars. So far Miis have taken a backseat on the Switch, r...   read

 
 
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The fourth Pokemon Sun and Moon Global Mission is already a resounding success

It wouldn't be much of an exaggeration to say that Pokémon Sun and Moon's Global Missions feature had a bit of a rocky start. The first two events -- which required players to capture 100 million Pokémon an...   read

 
 


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Review: Nintendo Switch

Nintendo is still reeling from the Wii U, so its mission statement is a bit muddled right now. Is the Switch a replacement for the 3DS? Nintendo said it wasn't for the Wii U, but then discontinued it mere weeks later. Let's face it, the Swi...   read

 
 
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The elusive Zelda: Breath of the Wild Special Edition is up on Walmart

Finding a fairly priced $130 edition of Breath of the Wild (read: the one with the master sword statue) is a pipe dream at this point. They're pretty much all scalped, and sold out within minutes after they went on sale at roughly 3AM ...   read

 
 
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Nvidia drops 1080 card to $499, new Ti card faster than Titan

Some exciting hardware news out of GDC: Nvidia's shipping a faster graphics card on March 6th, and perhaps more exciting - they're dropping the price on the much-hyped GeForce 1080 GTX for $499. The new GeForce 1080 Ti is due soon at $700, ...   read

 
 
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Job Simulator toys let you throw stuff at a computer, in or out of VR

Job Simulator is still one of the best reasons to own a Virtual Reality rig, and right before the Game Developers Conference (GDC) we got word that creators Owlchemy Labs have teamed up with iam8bit to start selling merc...   read

 
 
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It looks like you can use a Switch Pro controller on your PC

Here's a pleasant surprise. According to some folks who got the Switch Pro Controller early, the peripheral will pretty much just plug-and-play on the PC. Redditor CalKnight was one of the first to discover this, and posted a video of himse...   read

 
 
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Agony continues to look messed up

Yeesh, this is unpleasant. But as a horror game set in hell, well, that's the whole point! In this latest showing for Agony, Madmind Studio focuses on the demon side of things, with a narrated trailer and a few minutes of unedited footage,...   read

 
 
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Battlefield: Bad Company 2's Vietnam expansion is free on Xbox Live today

Every Xbox player is a fortunate son today as Battlefield: Bad Company 2 Vietnam is free on the Live Marketplace. Bad Company 2 is one of the many backward compatible games on Xbox One, so nabbing this will let you experience it on your new...   read

 
 
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GaCuCon: The Soulkeeper was quite the attention keeper

Have you seen the Helm Systems logo? When I got the business card I was like GIGGLE GIGGLE CONDOMS while totally keeping my composure. This is the second time I've had a chance to check their upcoming title, and yet again I came away impres...   read

 
 
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Today's Overwatch update adds the Game Browser

I know we're antsy for a new hero, but today's update for Overwatch on PC and consoles deals with the promised Game Browser and tweaks to characters like Bastion and Roadhog, among other changes. This video tells you most everything you ne...   read

 
 
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Splatoon 2 is so fresh, so clean

The mood of the Nintendo Switch Preview Tour event in San Francisco was electric the whole way through. With music blaring and lights splattering the crowd with the many hues of the rainbow, it was the perfect setting to check out one of my...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft and the studio behind The Division are doing an Avatar game

Ubisoft is taking another crack at the Avatar universe with an upcoming PC and console game in production at The Division maker Massive Entertainment. You might recall 2009's licensed tie-in James Cameron's Avatar: The Game, which was a "w...   read

 
 
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GaCuCon: Feed your desire to murder pigeons with Flappin Nutz

There's a soft spot in my heart for SHMUPS, right next to the hardened part where I want all birds to be deep-fried in canola. Though still very much a work in progress, I enjoyed a few ridiculous rounds of Flappin Nutz: A game a...   read

 
 
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Advance Wars fans need to keep an eye on WarGroove

This morning was full of announcements about independent games that will support the Nintendo Switch, and while there's a lot of good stuff to dig through both old and new alike, one game in particular has my attention. It's WarGroove, a t...   read

 
 
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I totally regret canceling my Nintendo Switch pre-order

The blistering cold wind kept me close to the building, my arms tight against my body. I had known it would be chilly but foolishly didn’t prepare for the wind even though I would be right on the water. With two hours to kill, I attem...   read

 
 
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Turok 2: Seeds of Evil remaster hitting PC in March with new multiplayer mode

I think the reason Horizon: Zero Dawn stands out so much to me is there aren't enough games where you shoot dinosaurs anymore. Nightdive, I assume, sensed the void and decided to fill it with a much anticipated (from me) port of Turok 2: Se...   read

 
 



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