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Review: Lapis X Labyrinth

One of the pitfalls of being a game reviewer is I’m always trying to find a deeper meaning to the titles I review. If I were a book reviewer, or a film or TV reviewer, this would be an easier task as one expects to find imagery and hi...

 
 
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Warframe's Jovian Concord update reinvigorates Gas City

Six years on and still going strong, Digital Extremes has announced the next big update of 2019 is coming to its free-to-play, looter shooter Warframe. Dubbed the "Jovian Concord" update, it will bring a fresh look and feel to Gas City with...

 
 
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What titles would you put into a video game time capsule?

Very recently, the Video Game Hall of Fame inducted its latest class of titles to be immortalized at the museum of play, including such classics as Mario Kart, Mortal Kombat, and Microsoft's Solitaire. It also inducted Colossal Cave Adventu...

 
 
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Review: Astro A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro TR

Sound quality has come a long way from the beeps and boops of the early generations of gaming. Epic, modern AAA games require soundtracks, sound effects, and sound mixing that rival Hollywood's best. Last year's every-award-winner God of Wa...

 
 
 
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Detective Pikachu is how to do video game movies right

It may not ever be #1 at the box office, but Detective Pikachu is certainly #1 in our hearts. The highly anticipated film pulled off what so...so...so...so many other films before it couldn't: properly adapt video game source material to th...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Katana Zero

Two years ago, David Lynch and Mark Frost brought the classic television series Twin Peaks back to television with a limited-series run on Showtime. While the original series balanced itself between small-town melodrama and the more curious...

 
 
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We want your Podtoid questions!

If you haven't heard by now, Podtoid is back and worse than ever before. Each week, I'm joined by Chris Moyse, Dan Roemer, Charlotte Cutts, and Occams the Ban-Hammer as we discuss games, stupid shit in the news, The Simpsons more often...

 
 
 
 
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We need an all-male version of Dead or Alive Xtreme

Podtoid is back with an all-new episode and this week, CJ, Chris, Charlotte, and Occams get down and dirty talking about sex on TV, Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon, The Last of Us, why you shouldn't go to the gym, and how cool...

 
 
 
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Review: Chocobo's Mystery Dungeon Every Buddy!

Have you ever been enraptured by a single image from a video game? Just one shot, one minuscule slice of a final product that you just can't take eyes off of, that lives in your brain for days or even weeks after? I've had my fair share. Th...

 
 
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Game Boy games belong on Nintendo Switch Online

I can recall the very first time I experienced the awful phenomenon known as FOMO, or “fear of missing out.” It was in middle school. I was obsessed with the WWF at the time and my family had recently traded in our SNES for the ...

 
 
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The Simpsons have become everything they once stood against

Podtoid is back and the crew is ornery as hell. As Occams takes a break to visit his family in Mississippi; CJ, Dan, Charlotte, and Chris get to talking about all the big news from last week, including everything Star Wars Celebra...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Marked for Death

Dragon Marked for Death is a game Destructoid has been talking about for a very long time. We first got wind of it in 2011, when it was revealed the game would be coming out for the then-new Nintendo 3DS following a platform change. After t...

 
 
 
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Review: Astro Gaming C40 TR Controller

In all my years of gaming, from the NES all the way through our current generation of consoles, there has been a single instance where I actually wore out a controller. It was the purple GameCube controller that came with my console. I put ...

 
 
 
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Early Access Review: The Elder Scrolls: Blades

Benjamin Franklin once wrote: Nothing is certain except death and taxes. He’s right, but in our modern era of gaming, I’d like to add one more certainty to that list: that your favorite video game franchise will one day release ...

 
 
 


About CJ Andriessenone of us since 6:56 PM on 10.14.2014

Just what the internet needs: yet another white guy writing about video games.
Also, I backed that Bloodstained game.
 
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