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Episode two of Telltale's Guardians of the Galaxy is 'Under Pressure'

For the debut episode of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, the studio amusingly settled on the title Tangled Up in Blue. That song-based trend continues with episode two, Under Pressure, which is now set for a June 6 re...   read

 
 
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GTA Online shows no signs of stopping with its gunrunning update next month

You probably don't think about GTA V all that often anymore, but literally tens of thousands of people are thinking about (or playing) GTA Online daily. There's a reason the base game is so massively successful years down the line -- becaus...   read

 
 
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Early Access Review: PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

Let's not beat around the bush: I like PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. I like it quite a lot. In fact, I feel a little bit of gratitude towards it, or more accurately, towards Bluehole and Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene for coming up with it...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XII's Gambit system seems unchanged in Zodiac Age, and that's perfectly okay

While Final Fantasy XII's gambit system (read: ability to assign AI tasks with provisos) wasn't perfect, it was ahead of its time, especially for a console RPG. Obnoxious marketing speak aside in the trailer, it does a decent job of explain...   read

 
 
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Should you get Disgaea 5 Complete on Switch? Take this quiz and find out

Disgaea 5 Complete is a Switch port of the original PS4 game, with all of its relatively pricey DLC included. This the first Disgaea game to hit a Nintendo console since Disgaea DS in 2008, giving Nintendo loyalists plen...   read

 
 
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The no-fail guide to having fun with Pokemon: Magikarp Jump

Since it first hit app stores earlier this week, I have been inundated with requests for information about how best to enjoy Pokémon: Magikarp Jump. I can barely go a minute on my Twitter feed without somebody asking me “What&r...   read

 
 
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Ouch, Kingdom Hearts III and Final Fantasy VII remake to launch 'in the next three years or so'

Square Enix CEO Yosuke Matsuda has some bad news for people expecting a surprise 2017 first chapter release of Final Fantasy VII Remake -- a slide during a fiscal year presentation has revealed that it's expected "within the next three year...   read

 
 
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Far Cry 5 is coming in February, watch the full trailer here

Far Cry is an interesting franchise, in that it's probably the most "Ubisoft" of all with its multitude of radio towers and map screen dots, but it also excites people more than a lot of their other work. This trailer for Far Cry 5 is ...   read

 
 
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Review: Emily is Away Too

Emily is Away wasn’t the first visual novel I had ever played, but one of the few to transport me into a period of my life I thought I left behind. Maybe that was due more to the accurate recreation of Windows XP and AOL Instant Messe...   read

 
 
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Capcom is bringing Monster Hunter XX to Nintendo Switch

It may not be your exact "Monster Hunter on Nintendo Switch" dream scenario, but Capcom is heading in that general direction. The company has announced Monster Hunter XX for Switch in Japan. There's a preliminary website for the Switch vers...   read

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's Crimson Court expansion is out June 19

Darkest Dungeon. Crimson Court. Gosh I love that short, sweet alliteration. The Crimson Court is the first expansion for Red Hook Studios' "absolutely merciless" roguelike dungeon-crawling RPG, and it's nearly ready for Windows, Mac, and Li...   read

 
 
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Review: Vanquish (PC)

Platinum might be a universally loved company, but not all of their games are. This is especially evident in the studio's era of licensed projects, with Korra operating as their most polarizing game to date, alongside of the contentiou...   read

 
 
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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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