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Friday Night Fights: Hype Edition

Well, this is it folks. We are one week away from the launch of one of the most anticipated consoles, the Nintendo Switch. I personally can't wait for next week to finally get one. I will be going out to my local Best Buy Thursday night to ...   read

 
 
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You can punch this Goro in the nuts for $1,400

Haha, payment plans for a Mortal Kombat statue. I laughed out loud when I scrolled down on this $1,400 Goro statue listing. I know someone is going to do it! Yes, it's true, Pop Culture Shock Toys is getting an exclusive 1:3 scale Goro...   read

 
 
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Insomniac talks about the possibility of a Sunset Overdrive sequel

Would you want another Sunset Overdrive one day? Insomniac Games could make that happen. Asked about a potential sequel, Insomniac president Ted Price told Game Informer "You'd have to ask Microsoft. [...] We are passionate about that franc...   read

 
 
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Nioh hits one million in sales as a brand new IP on one platform

It feels like Team Ninja is finally back to its old self. 2005's Ninja Gaiden Black (an amazing upgrade on the back of its 2004 predecessor) was its crowning achievement, and beating it on Master Ninja was one of the most fun journeys I've ...   read

 
 
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Will The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild be judged fairly when it releases?

One of the best portions of this episode of Podtoid was a discussion on how The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild will be received by critics, and especially in comparison to a new intellectual property like Horizon: Zero Dawn. It was spa...   read

 
 
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On the cusp of Nintendo's uncertain future, I played video games in the desert with John Cena

It's about 9:30 AM on a Thursday, it's an unheard-of-for-Los-Angeles 55 degrees out made worse by intense winds, and I'm ready to see the Nintendo Switch for the second time, days before the console launches. The Switch is ostensibly the re...   read

 
 
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We played Zelda: Breath of the Wild for 30 hours - have any questions?

Since we've previewed Zelda: Breath of the Wild multiple times during the many events Nintendo has hosted for it in the past few years, I figured we'd try something different. If you have any questions about the game, provided that I c...   read

 
 
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A rundown of how amiibo work in Zelda: Breath of the Wild

For months we've been wondering what some of the Zelda: Breath of the Wild amiibo do in-game (others were revealed very early), and now that I have access, the mystery is solved. If you don't want any in-game spoilers of any kind (it's...   read

 
 
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(Update) Snipperclips will be a launch game for Switch, getting a physical edition

[Update: The US date of March 3 has been confirmed by Nintendo of America.] Folks were lamenting the fact that Snipperclips wouldn't arrive at launch with the Nintendo Switch, but that changed as of this morning. Nintendo of Europe has...   read

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's 'Not a Hero' DLC sees the return of a series veteran

The following story sort of spoils the ending of Resident Evil 7. There is a big twist for series fans at the end of the game and I'm shocked that Capcom just so blatantly ruined it on the official Resident Evil Twitter account. In the inte...   read

 
 


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Cyberpunk cinematic platformer The Last Night looks rad

This teaser trailer for Odd Tales' The Last Night has mere seconds of non-logo footage and yet here I am sharing it with you lovely people. It checks off more than a few boxes with its cyberpunk setting, eye-catching art direction (wait'll...   read

 
 
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I don't have infinite money, so I'll try Infinite Warfare for free this weekend

If you're a broke gamer, such as myself, and want to try out the latest Call of Duty title, then this weekend on Steam will be your dream come true. From now until February 26 at 1 PM PST, the multiplayer portion of Infinite Warfare will be...   read

 
 
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Metroid inspired Axiom Verge is getting a physical release

2015's Axiom Verge was a love letter to the original Metroid, a throwback to the early days of 2D platform exploration games. It took designer and programmer Tom Happ five years to finish the title, and it's been ported to several syst...   read

 
 
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The new Lego City Undercover ports are set for early April

"Save Lego City with a partner in two-player co-op." And with that, I'm in for the upcoming PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch version of Lego City Undercover due out April 4, 2017. As much as I like TT Games' output, I just can't play...   read

 
 
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343 Industries promises to bring split-screen back for the next Halo

Halo and split-screen is a combination similar to peanut butter and jelly. They just go together so well and have provided millions with a tasty and nutritional meal...I mean, a fun evening killing each other...Maybe PB&J has lead to a ...   read

 
 
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Teamwork makes the dream work with Mass Effect: Andromeda's power combos

Mass Effect has always been about getting by with a little help from your friends. The companions play a key part, each of them contributing to you not getting killed. In Mass Effect: Andromeda, their combat skills have a more active ...   read

 
 
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You've got interesting questions in your brain, shout them at us through your fingers

Joke's on you, we're doing that podcast thing again! It's been so long since we've done one of these, that I'm not even sure we remember how. Well, I guess there was that Resident Evil 7 spoiler cast, but that hardly counts. For a prop...   read

 
 
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'You can get in vehicles' and other Death Stranding tidbits from Kojima

In an interview with PlayStation Blog, Hideo Kojima let loose a few more tantalizing details about Death Stranding, a game I simultaneously want to know everything and nothing about before playing. Some of the tidbits are well-known, some ...   read

 
 
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There's a happy ending for the missing SNES package

I'm sure we could all use some good news today. Last week we told you about a missing package containing somewhere around $10,000 worth of PAL format Super Nintendo (SNES) games. The package was on its way to archivist and game historian By...   read

 
 
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Oh, the places you'll roll in Prey

The newest Prey trailer comes with a hearty implicit endorsement from Fred Durst. Everything just keeps rollin', rollin', rollin', rollin' (come on!) Now I know y'all be lovin' this shit right here. Prey's monsters can turn into munda...   read

 
 
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Ken Levine's studio is now called Ghost Story Games

In 2014, the studio behind acclaimed games like System Shock 2, SWAT 4, and BioShock shed the majority of its staff in a massive restructure. "I am winding down Irrational Games as you know it," co-founder Ken Levine said at the time. "To m...   read

 
 
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Review: Ride 2

There has been a dearth of racing games recently, let alone ones focused entirely around motorcycles, so Ride 2 jumped out at me. I've always been a huge fan of the genre, but since I'm generally terrible at it I'm drawn to more arcade raci...   read

 
 
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Dead Space 3 wasn't originally designed for microtransactions

For all intents and purposes, Dead Space 3 is a pretty big failure. It eschewed the ideas that the first two games were building on and contained all of the worst bits of the modern games industry. There was a microtransaction-laden system ...   read

 
 
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Dead or Alive Xtreme 3's Senran Kagura bathing suits fulfill a need

It's crazy how popular the Dead or Alive Xtreme series is after all of this time, and what's even crazier is Dead or Alive Xtreme 3: Fortune is still getting a steady stream of support a year after is release in Japan. Watching this trailer...   read

 
 
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Natalie Dormer will be voicing Lexi in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Natalie Dormer, of Game of Thrones fame, will be voicing the Asari doctor Lexi in the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. She seems to be the only big name celebrity in the game, at least as far as reveals go. The previous titles had a few fam...   read

 
 



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