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Relive Ash Ketchum's first adventure at Japan Expo '17

If you're planning on attending this year's Japan Expo in France, then you can look forward to a special treat. It turns out that Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You!, the film that's an alternate retelling of Satoshi/Ash's Indigo League...   read

 
 
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Comments of the Week: Reboot - Pilot

Directed by Ridley Scott Ladies and gentlebeings! Welcome to Comments of the Week presented by yours truly, FakePlasticTree. This is our attempt at rebooting a beloved feature blog series that we as a community hold very dear. Now, calling ...   read

 
 
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Overwatch gets free weekend event as GOTY and standard editions go on sale

If you didn't hear the news, Overwatch turned one this week, and with that, a barrage of promotions are accompanying its various new skins and maps. Starting on Friday, May 26 at 11am Pacific and running through Monday, May 29 until just be...   read

 
 
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Don't expect to see Beyond Good & Evil 2 at E3

Where do you go to hear the latest word on Beyond Good & Evil 2? Why, Michel Ancel's Instagram account, of course! And hey, while you're there, check out his other game, Wild, and this cool snail. The designer was casually asked about t...   read

 
 
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Battle royale game The Culling heads to Xbox One next week

Intentional timing or otherwise, it seems The Culling is poised to catch some of that PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds buzz with a soon-to-be-released Xbox One port. First released last year on Steam Early Access (where it still resides), the ...   read

 
 
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Vega's Street Fighter II stage, Ed, and balance update coming to Street Fighter V next week

Street Fighter V is going through some major changes. On May 30th, the title will receive a long awaited balance patch, an improved Capcom Fighters Network (improving things like match load times), new fighter Ed, and a remastered version o...   read

 
 
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Yoot Saito is teasing a new Seaman project

Seaman might be returning. Can they -- can they do that? Yoot Saito, the creator of the oddball Dreamcast game about talking to and raising a human-faced fish, seems to be putting the early word out there, but there isn't much of anything t...   read

 
 
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You've got burning questions. We're itching to give you answers.

Oh look, it's me, Podtoid's B-team cohost, telling you to ask us some questions for this week's podcast. Brett, Steven, and I are recording later tonight, and as always, we want to hear from you! Do you need dating advice?  Are you cur...   read

 
 
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Chaos;Child coming to the west for PS4, PS Vita

Turns out the earlier Amazon Germany listings were correct, as PQube announced today that Chaos;Child will be receiving a western release.   read

 
 
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Early Access Review: Dead Cells

You've probably played parts of Dead Cells before. Its DNA is familiar, a patchwork assembly of recognizable influences. There are echoes of Symphony of the Night and Super Metroid in the 2D action platformer. Rogue Legacy's persistent unlo...   read

 
 
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So, is Xbox Game Pass the Netflix of video games?

For years now, video game entrepreneurs have tried to create something that is the "Netflix for video games." In June 2010, OnLive launched and aimed to remove the barrier of needing a high-end PC to play many PC games. In January 2014, Son...   read

 
 
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Call of Duty: Black Ops III's DLC will be going free on PC for a month

If you're somehow still playing Call of Duty: Black Ops III, then you'll be happy to know that next month, all of the DLC packs will be going free for a trial period on PC. The trial period will begin next Tuesday, May 30 at 6 pm BST/1 pm E...   read

 
 
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NBA Playgrounds' first major patch fundamentally changes how shooting works

In our positive review of NBA Playgrounds, we pointed out that it's an enjoyable game but that it's enjoyable despite of a glut of problems. Probably the most concerning dealt with shooting the rock. Players have unique shooting animations ...   read

 
 
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Come hear the WipEout Omega Collection soundtrack

Seeing the WipEout name pop up again is bittersweet, but some WipEout is better than no WipEout. The remastered-for-PS4 Omega Collection is coming soon, containing WipEout HD, HD Fury, and 2048 with enhanced visuals. Prior to the June 6 lau...   read

 
 
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Review: Perception

A first-person story-driven horror game with a strong blind female protagonist made by former developers of games like BioShock and Dead Space has got to be good, right? Plus, it has all the workings of a game someone, like myself...   read

 
 
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Fallout 4 is going free for the weekend on Xbox One and Steam

Let's get right to it: Fallout 4 will be free to play on Xbox One (with Xbox Live Gold) and Steam this weekend. If you're anything like me, you probably have thoughts about that and the game at large. For my part, I ultimately couldn't lear...   read

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers

The Switch keeps up its momentum this week with Ultra Street Fighter II: The Final Challengers -- as a Switch exclusive it's a pretty big get, though Capcom notes that it could come to other platforms eventually. Disgaea 5 Complete is ...   read

 
 
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Here it is: Vanquish on Steam

One of Platinum's most beloved titles just made its PC debut. 2010's Vanquish just released on Steam mere minutes ago. We'll wait for those who need to leave to go queue up the download. Vanquish's Steam page lists the port at $20...   read

 
 
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Alienware Aurora gaming desktop starts at $733 during Memorial Day sale

Earlier this week we talked about various Dell (and Alienware) laptop deals on tap for Memorial Day. Today, we're spotting some actual decent pricing on Alienware's Aurora premium gaming desktop. Typically, we see these machines priced far ...   read

 
 
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Review: RiME

Rime has been through hell. Tequila Works initially pitched it to Microsoft, which didn't end up working out. Then they went to Sony with another exclusive offer, which did work out, until it didn't. Now they're back with a vengeance on fou...   read

 
 
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Review: Rock Band VR

I wasn't really sure what to expect when heading into Rock Band VR. I love the series, so more of it is always a good thing, but I knew this was something completely different. Perhaps that is the best way to describe it: something differen...   read

 
 
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What is your most played fighting game right now?

It's a golden age for fighting games right now. Not only are retro titles popping up like daisies all over the place (including the Switch), but we're getting a treasure trove of fighters within a three week span -- Injustice 2, Guilty Gear...   read

 
 
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Spider-Man: Homecoming has new poster and trailer, is a clusterf@%k

Marvel Studios and Sony and Disney and Columbia Pictures and whomever else is distributing Spider-Man: Homecoming have released a new poster to promote the film's release, and while others might say "it's not very good," ...   read

 
 
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Pokemon: Magikarp Jump is now available

It was only a matter of time. After a quiet launch in Italy, then a larger one in Japan, Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is now available for download in the US. Pokémon: Magikarp Jump is a free-to-play game that tasks players with rai...   read

 
 
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Somehow the Wii U version of Teslagrad was the most profitable

Developer Rain Games recently released World to the West upon gamers, but had to delay the Wii U port to further optimize it. While that may have been seen as a bizarre move (why bother releasing for a dead console?), this story seems to ex...   read

 
 


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