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Review: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

[And that's a wrap on Sekiro! The review has been updated with a score.] It's really tough to talk about From Software without sounding like a cliche. But beyond the (gasp, buzzword incoming) Souls series, the studio has been a part of...

 
 
 
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Review: Left Alive

On paper, Left Alive sounds like a fantastic video game. With beautiful key art from Yoji Shinkawa on display, as well as a director who helped produce the Armored Core series at the helm, all while being a stealth-action game set within th...

 
 
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Terry Bogard and Sharon arrive in Fighting EX Layer this week

Arika has revealed the release date for Fighting EX Layer's next DLC characters. Franchise veteran Sharon and Fatal Fury guest star Terry Bogard will both be made available as DLC characters from March 26.Sharon, who starred in Street Fight...

 
 
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Indie developers react to Google Stadia

It wasn’t a surprise that Google announced Stadia, its game streaming platform. Rumors had been swirling for a while that the internet giant was jumping into the console war. Those rumors were enough to bring in the biggest names in t...

 
 
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Why do I still want to play Final Fantasy XI?

15 years ago today, Square Enix released Final Fantasy XI for the PlayStation 2 in North America. It was quite the unorthodox release for its time. In order to play FFXI on the PS2 (before the PS2 servers shut down), you had to connect a ne...

 
 
 
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Review: The Princess Guide

One of the things I quite enjoy about Nippon Ichi Software is it's always willing to try new things. Each year, you can depend on the developer-cum-publisher to release one or two titles that are completely unique from everything else in it...

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV's Shadowbringers features new Dancer job

As part of Final Fantasy XIV's Tokyo Fan Festival keynote, Square Enix revealed that Dancers are coming to the Shadowbringers expansion as a new playable job. Fans have been clamoring for this for years, but few expected it to be a ranged D...

 
 
 
 
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Sekiro guide: How to beat the Great Serpent

Before you say anything: yes there's spoilers below for the Giant Snek, also known as the "Great Serpent." He's been in trailers for over a year. I even used a generic header image for him despite the custom images below. Location/mechanic/...

 
 
 
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Persona 5 The Royal announced, trailer includes new character

Atlus has released a short teaser trailer for Persona 5 The Royal, which is currently in development at P-Studio. Very little is known about this release, except that it's coming to PS4 and appears to feature a new female character. Though ...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Bonds of the Skies

We've got another old-school RPG up for grabs in this contest for a Switch copy of Bonds of the Skies! I absolutely hate it when my village gets attacked during a coming-of-age ceremony, leaving my town on fire and forcing me to bond with s...

 
 
 
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We'll learn more about Persona 5 R soon

Atlus told us to watch for Persona 5 R news in March, and the time is nearly upon us. After tomorrow's Japanese debut of Stars and Ours, the latest morsel of Persona 5: The Animation, Atlus will have more to say about Persona 5 R. The broa...

 
 
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Get rich for keeping your Rockstar account safe

It's tough out there. People got side hustles on top of their other side hustles, anything to make ends meet. Folks are heisting and fishing to put food on the table. Rockstar is offering up some cash and precious metal in exchange for a li...

 
 
 
 
 
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Noob Saibot and Shang Tsung live again in Mortal Kombat 11

As was teased earlier this morning, NetherRealm Studios was present at C2E2 and revealed two more characters for the upcoming Mortal Kombat 11. Series fans will be happy to know that Noob Saibot will be returning in the base roster and he l...

 
 
 
 




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Marcel Hoang

Out of all my tweets describing D&D last night, this one probably summarizes it best

 
Vincentdante

Sekiro is bringing me back to a time when I was still new to Dark The challenges are kicking my ass but overcoming them feels so I killed Lady Butterfly at long last and yelled out audibly in my victory, but also felt like:

 
Tohsaka

And for once, the data mine is Comes from EDIT: Trailer in

 
Tohsaka

This went far more places than I was

 
PatBateman17

Just finished Odyssey Family story last night and I’m legit going through some withdrawal already 😂 I don’t think I’ve ever played such a massive game straight through over 2 solid Hot damn did I love that Still loads to

 
Uncle Arena Fighter

It is unimaginable to me that this man is not analogous to at least one Warhammer

 
lokhe

Oh my lord that was a motherfucker of a last boss, roll credits though! Hang on, theres a HARD mode? What the fuck who killed your puppy??? *cries in Shinobi*

 
Michformer

Just ran into a risible bug in Splinter Cell: Double Accidentally chose the Slam Door option in front of three thugs and yet no one noticed me till I opened another one stealthily, at which point they proceeded to pepper my rear with

 
Startyde

Assumed Platinuming Muramasa Rebirth would give me a leg up in Was Deadly

 
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Toy Story world!

 
 

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