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Why Tetris is my coping tool for anxiety

(Image courtesy of Cookiemagic) A couple of years ago I took my daughter to a Tetris tournament. It was the first gaming event of any kind for either of us, one held by a local, used video game shop that recently underwent a retooling of ow...

 
 
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Three charged in deadly Call of Duty swatting case

(Photo credit: John B. Snyder) Three people are looking at federal charges in the US in connection with the death of Andrew Finch, 28, outside of his property after a SWAT team was called to his house. Tyler Barriss, who went under the hand...

 
 
 
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What do you want revealed at E3 2018?

E3 is roughly two weeks away and it’s promising to be one hell of a show. We already know a bit about what’s being shown, and there will no doubt be 500 more “leaks” between now and when the show officially opens, bu...

 
 
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Views from the East: Free-to-play and Microtransactions

Fifteen years ago I fell in love with a frog. And no, it's not a tale of myself being an Asian prince, and a warts-covered green amphibian turning into a princess. It was, literally, a frog -- a J. Frog if you will. This frog was from a fre...

 
 
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Cinema's greatest tandem is coming back for another film

It's been 17 years since Jay and Silent Bob had their feature film in Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back, and now they'll be back for round two. During a Q&A, Kevin Smith announced the return of the dynamic duo in a film to be titled&n...

 
 
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SNK's Metal Slug XX blowing up on PS4 this week

SNK have announced that their classic ballistic shooter, Metal Slug XX, will arrive on PS4 this week, a new trailer was also released to celebrate the return of the Sony PSP hit.The PS4 release will feature two player co-op via SharePlay, a...

 
 
 
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Suda51 announces killer7 for Steam at MomoCon 2018

The Suda51 panel at MomoCon got off to a rough start for those streaming it when the sound cut out for nearly 20 minutes. As fun as it was to watch Suda-san talk enthusiastically with nothing coming out of my speakers, it was better to...

 
 
 
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Timeless is currently in limbo, and it's all your fault

Time-travel and comedy, two things that go hand in hand like peanut butter and jelly, bacon and eggs, or rum and coke. We've seen the popularity of films like the Back to the Future trilogy, Bill & Ted's excellence in the genre, and Arm...

 
 
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Microsoft surprise releases Miami Street for Windows 10

From literally nowhere, Microsoft has released Miami Street as a free-to-play racer on Windows 10 devices. This new racer is not only compatible with PC, but on Windows Surface tablets as well. The general gameplay of Miami Street is more l...

 
 
 
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Review: Conan Exiles

Despite not having much affinity for survival games, I did find Funcom's Conan Exiles rather promising upon its full release earlier this month. In my Review In Progress, I noted that I was having fun in its wide, very pretty, Exiled L...

 
 
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Agent 47 is bald because hair was just too difficult

You might've heard the story about Mario wearing overalls and just generally looking the way he does in part because of the limited power of hardware at the time of his creation, but did you know that Agent 47 of Hitman fame also got his ic...

 
 
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Getting the most out of your PlayStation 3 in 2018

[We ran this in February, but we loved it so much we bumped it again for those who missed it. Enjoy! -Niero] The figures are out, and the PlayStation 4 is already close to catching up with the PlayStation 3 when it comes to lifetimes sales....

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Shaq-Fu: A Legend Reborn receives $94 Collector's Edition

The crowdfunded sequel to famously bad 16-bit fighter Shaq-Fu will be slam-dunking its way onto multiple platforms in just a couple of weeks. For those of you who wish to show full commitment to O'Neal's return to videogames, Wired Producti...

 
 
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Fortnite introduces the respawn friendly 'Playgrounds' mode

The latest addition to Fortnite's repertoire of game modes is "Playgrounds." This mode sees players given a time limit (rather than a single life) to explore the game's map, build plenty of forts and kill to their heart's content. It almost...

 
 
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It's a pretty good time to get into Magic: The Gathering

"I played Magic in the '90s and am just now getting back into it" is a phrase I've heard a lot as I've flocked back to my local hobby stores to re-embrace the game. Flash back to elementary school. One year at a local summer camp hosted by ...

 
 
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Danny Boyle confirmed as director of Bond 25

Rumors had been swirling for a while about who would be directing the next Bond film after Sam Mendes left, but Eon Productions has finally officially announced that Danny Boyle will be taking over behind the camera, bringing with him signi...

 
 




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Bayonetta 2 finished! A significant improvement from Bring on Bayo 3!

 
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Got a bottle of Space Ghost - a beer brewed with ghost chili Its a spicy brew, to be sure

 
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4 more levels of Dark Forces Also, Gravity Rush 2 feels like Why does an otherwise whimsical, unlike anything Ive ever played game, manage to still not be all that fun to actually play? Ill roll up my sleeves and start Chapter

 
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The Star Child from 2002 in its traveling case as part of an exhibit on Stanley God, I love museum

 
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More I watch Cody trailer the more uncertain things bug I hope to see him in full action but they kind of ditched a lot more of him than Id have Parts look good parts not so

 
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One of the first EDM songs I ever heard back when I was a youngin in the Instant classic for Enjoy some Eurodance! #musictoid | Gigi DAgostino - LAmour Toujours

 
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Im playing Forgotten Anne on a whim which is a nice story driven puzzle game, its pretty neat but it seems like some puzzles you can get yourself stuck without a solution, and the game doesnt clue you in, Maybe Im dumb, good otherwise!

 
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I cant decide if I love ELEX to pieces or loathe it with every fiber of my being, but I keep playing and it does occasionally make me very happy, so I guess my experience has been mostly

 
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Me: I wish I could mute the music in X Game because I do not like Him: that is disrespectful to the artist and the It is a piece of art and should be experienced as the artists Also, turn off the VA in Game It is

 
 

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