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Review: Bravo Team

Whatever else virtual reality has become in the years since its commercial debut, it's beyond dispute that it has become, in large measure, the new home of the lightgun genre. For every creative, even transcendent VR experience, there are h...

 
 
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Review: Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match

Truth be told, Girls und Panzer: Dream Tank Match isn't the game I wanted out of something based on one of my favorite anime series.  That game would be the ideal ambassador for the joy of Girls und Panzer, bringing its unique ble...

 
 
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Review: Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet

Before we begin, a bit of background: In preparation to write this review of Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet, I went over the other SAO game reviews I've written for Destructoid, and it turns out, a common thread runs through all of them: Th...

 
 
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Now you too can replicate your own Star Trek Online ships

One of the coolest things about Star Trek Online, if not the coolest thing, is the sheer amount of officially licensed and original starships there are on-offer in-game. Eight-plus years of operation have given the game's players hundr...

 
 
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Review: Break Arts II

What's cooler than the ability to pilot your very own mecha? That's easy: The ability to build your very own mecha (as well as pilot it).  Break Arts II, from indie Japanese studio MercuryStudio, takes that hook and runs it in an ...

 
 
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The Binge Log: Japanator's Guide to Winter 2018 Anime

Hello, and welcome back to Japanator's eternally-delayed anime coverage. As I promised back in our New Year's resolutions, we're resuming our once-regular seasonal anime coverage, though in a bit of a new form. Welcome to the Binge Log for ...

 
 
 
 
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Humble is selling a Colossal Pile of Attack on Titan manga

I wouldn't call myself the biggest fan of Hajime Isayama's megahit manga Attack on Titan. That's because I've never actually read it, and only seen Studio Wit's anime series adaptation, which I found great-looking but way too shouty. Thankf...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order celebrates ensnaring 2 million innocents

Fate/Grand Order might be one of the crueler varieties of mobile gacha game, but that hasn't stopped it from achieving some measure of popularity, if the game's latest announcement is to be believed. The FGO website has announced ...

 
 
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Review: Dreadnought

Things change as one gets older, and I’m no exception. As I’ve aged from a fresh-faced, idealistic young nerd into a jaded, wrinkly older nerd, my preferences and tastes have also changed, with one major exception: my love of sp...

 
 
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Josh Tolentino's personal picks for Game of the Year 2017

This is probably the second time in two years that I can say that it’s been a pretty good year for games and anime, if not necessarily a great year for everything else. That might be true in the broader sense, but despite this more ...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order Arcade's fights actually look good for once

I can forgive Fate/Grand Order for not looking completely amazing. I mean, it's meant to be a mobile gambling hellscape, not a triple-A graphical showcase, right? And some of the flashier moments look alright, even, in that 2.5D JRPG s...

 
 
 
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All hail the Utawarerumono HD remake

Rejoice, fans of faintly furry fantasy fun, because Utawarerumono is back. Again. Three years after releasing two sequels to a fifteen-year-old game, Aquaplus has gone back to the well to remake that same game. The original Utawarerumo...

 
 
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Review: Total War: Warhammer 2

As much as I've enjoyed and admired the games of The Creative Assembly, I can't help but admit that I'm something of a fair-weather Total War fan. With the exception of Shogun 2, the sheer scale of a typical Total War game te...

 
 
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Review: ELEX

Think of candidates for the platonic ideal of what you might call a “B-game,” or a “Cult game,” or any number of pop-cultural terms we have for a credible work whose flaws and foibles undermine its chances at wider s...

 
 
 
 
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Fate/Grand Order sets sail for Okeanos next week

Hoist ye mizzenmasts, Masters, for every Type-Lunatic's favorite mobile grindfest is getting an update! Aniplex have officially announced the release date of Fate/Grand Order's next big story expansion, and it's hitting next week, on Septem...

 
 




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Starlink: Battle for Atlas"Sorry Olivia Newton-John but this is the one time we should not get physical"

 

Soulcalibur VI"Get 'em Geralt"

 

Castlevania (Season 2)"Let us go out this night for exposition"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 5"In the pipe, five by five"

 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4"No campaign, no problem"

 

Dragalia Lost"Micromanagement found"

 

WWE 2K19"A tad rowdier"

 

Fist of the North Star - Lost Paradise"Standing in the Heart of Madness"

 
 
 

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New New New Feeling somewhat The world is mine!!!

 
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One day Im going to take him to a mountain and climb it with him but for now the dirt patch is good enough

 
Derewolf

#selfietoid #sexytoidfriday

 
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I decided to play some handheld Castlevania games at work because October is spooky Just finished Aria of Sorrow with the true Time to move on to Dawn of Sorrow, which happens to be my first Castlevania

 
Flanx

Just picked up a solid second hand wooden desk for only 30! Gonna repaint it and turn it into my workshop It has nice deep draws for paint storage, the top lifts up for another spot to keep WIP awesome find tbh

 
Hypno

Ok I admit Bojack is pretty fantastic starting in

 
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Teen Vogue is really turning into Teen Woke

 
Chris Hovermale

Ive noticed I have a tendency to get hyped for so many different games I end up not buying because my gaming budget is so strict these Now Im hyped for Lethal League I REALLY wanted to get the original, forgot, but now Blaze is coming aaAAA

 
Spookmour

Also, if anyone could fill this form out (whilst theres still time today) regarding trans/nb rights in the UK, thatd be Mkay?

 
Mike Sounders

So currently GundamInfo has Bandit Flower, the second Gundam Thunderbolt movie, up for free on It also has the English dub Warning though, it does end on a

 
 

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