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Overwatch Season 5 begins this week

In case you haven't heard, Overwatch Season 4 has ended its competitive run, and now has its sights set on Season 5. That begins on May 31 at 8PM ET, at which point you'll have roughly three months to work your way up the ranks to earn...   read

 
 
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Yet another River City game is coming to the 3DS

It is crazy, to me, how River City Ransom was an overlooked title its in day, but has now spawned this huge collection of sequels that keep releasing year after year. While I was initially delighted to see a sequel with Underground and even...   read

 
 

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I Am Setsuna developer teases image, likely being given a second chance

It would probably surprise most of you that an RPG modeled directly after Chrono Trigger, released on multiple successful platforms, has bombed, but that's just what I Am Setsuna did. It wasn't the greatest RPG all told but it deserved more...   read

 
 
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Polybius is heading to PC

Earlier this month, Polybius finally stopped being an urban legend and became a game on PS4. While there is more than likely not an actual arcade cabinet that drove people insane, the story behind the legend is a cool bit of urban mythology...   read

 
 
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As Square Enix shifts Final Fantasy VII Remake development in-house, there's no chance it's coming soon

Changes are coming to the way Square Enix is structuring Final Fantasy VII Remake, and most of it sounds good. Evidently Noaki Hamaguchi, who worked on Lightning Returns as a programmer and was the lead for Mobius Final Fantasy, is now...   read

 
 
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Square Enix silent on Dragon Quest XI Switch because of 'adult' reasons

Dragon Quest XI is set to release in July on PS4 and 3DS, but the Switch version is still in limbo. Its existence was even begrudgingly confirmed, and we haven't heard much info since then. According to Square Enix, that's all due to "adult...   read

 
 
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Five quick tips for Overwatch's new Arena modes

With this week's anniversary update, Overwatch overhauled its player vs. player elimination modes, adding three new maps and changing the rules for how matches will play out. The new rules are probably different than you're used to, so...   read

 
 
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The Red Hood shows off all his toys in his reveal trailer

When you're working with a major franchise like Batman, I'm sure the creative process is difficult. Full of twists and turns, strong artistic visions running up against the friction of marketing committees, a constant struggle of give and t...   read

 
 
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Little Witch Academia game coming to the PS4

Little Witch Academia is a name I keep seeing pop up on my Twitter feed as an example of an enjoyable anime available on Netflix. It's on my list of things to watch once I actually restart my subscription, something I should probably d...   read

 
 
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Clearance sale on Legion Y710 Cube gaming desktop for Memorial Day

Buried deep beneath their Memorial Day sales on Lenovo's website are two very decent gaming desktop deals that aren't highly advertised (heck one of them is a $300 off coupon not even listed on their site). Lenovo is clearing out their "Ide...   read

 
 


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Playing Hooky: A Master Class

My passion for playing hooky stretches began in early childhood, when I realized how much more manageable it made the ceaseless mundanity of everyday life. Both of my parents had full-time day jobs, so taking time away from school was as si...   read

 
 
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What did you think of the ARMS Global Testpunch?

Nintendo certainly knows how to market a game. While it could have gone the easy route and just provided a simple demo for both Splatoon 2 and ARMS, it decided on stress testing its servers with limited time slots to get as much traffic as ...   read

 
 
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Don't argue, Cammy is clearly the best Street Fighter character ever

I've been a casual Street Fighter fan since 1992. It wasn't the arcade release that got me, but the SNES port that hit the console that summer. Every weekend, I would go down to the local video game rental shop to see if it had it, elated w...   read

 
 
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The Switch could outsell the Wii U by next year

It’s no argument the Nintendo Switch is a runaway success. It’s Nintendo’s fastest selling gaming system, it’s already produced two highly rated million selling titles, and everyone on the internet wants every game e...   read

 
 
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New version of Steins;Gate in the works

It’s Memorial Day weekend here in the states, which means you probably shouldn’t expect a lot of gaming news out of American companies until Tuesday at the earliest. That means you also won’t be hearing much from games jou...   read

 
 
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Let's put a Nintendo Switch inside your family potato salad

We're doing the contest thing again, and this time you get to win a Switch right after E3! Your odds of winning are visible this time: your number of entries out of the total entries submitted below. How to win: Tell a friend about the site...   read

 
 
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A Brutal Legend

Honestly it’s a bit weird to me I haven’t talked about this game yet-it’s a game that has a very special place in my blood pump and its one that came to me during that tumultuous time in most peoples lives where where they...   read

 
 
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In defense of Roger Moore

This week we heard the sad news that Roger Moore had passed away. If you're like me it hit you pretty hard, because if you're like me Roger Moore's James Bond is something you love. A lot of people are not like me. Most don't outright hate ...   read

 
 
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Memorial Day sales roundup: video game and hardware deals

Is your PC lagging in the recommended or even minimum specs department these days for modern games? If you're in the camp for a new build and you don't want to do it yourself, major manufacturers are running Memorial Day sales. Rounding it ...   read

 
 
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Borderlands sale brings cheapest yet Pre-Sequel and BL2 for Steam

If you've never tried Borderlands before, you are in luck as the franchise is throwing a big sale this month at digital retailer Green Man Gaming. Both Borderlands 1 and 2's Game of the Year Editions are on tap at less than $7 a piece for t...   read

 
 
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Monster Hunter XX Switch trailer drops, looks a lot like 3DS version

Gotta love these late night reveals. One day after it confirmed Monster Hunter XX will be coming to the Nintendo Switch, Capcom dropped its first trailer which you can watch below. Anyone expecting it to actually push the capabilities of th...   read

 
 
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The Global Testpunch left me feeling optimistic about Arms

After an hour spent with Arms in tonight's limited-time, limited-content Global Testpunch demo, I'm feeling... pretty good about it? Yeah, I think so. Not over the moon, but good. Nintendo has come up with an accessible enough but still nua...   read

 
 
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Giant Uplay and Star Wars sales grace PC for the weekend

WinGameStore, a digital retailer that sells Windows games (shocking), is running two big sales events this weekend from two major angles. In corner one, we have a flurry of Uplay titles, everything from Assassin's Creed and Far Cry to Heroe...   read

 
 
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Golf Story could be the RPG-style golf game we've been waiting for

As an easy-on-the-eyes golf game for Nintendo Switch, Golf Story looks promising. But there's more to it than that, and I think that's how it'll be able to win over folks who aren't typically into sports games -- say, for example, people wh...   read

 
 
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New Earth Defense Force 5 trailer shows off the EDF forces

D3 Publisher has debuted a new trailer for the upcoming PS4 game Earth Defense Force 5, which has turned out to be a real treat.   read

 
 


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