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Jotun creators unveil eldritch-horror adventure Sundered

Coming off of its Norse mythology adventure Jotun, Thunder Lotus Games is back with another hand-drawn, boss-filled game, one that's "heavily inspired by Lovecraft's writings." It's called Sundered, and you need to see its eldritch horrors...   read

 
 
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What the hell's left to be excited about this year?

The last couple years, I've noticed my excitement petering out going into the busy holiday video game season. I think I'm just more suited to the new-ish, busy spring season than the latter half of the year where all the Christmas gifts -- ...   read

 
 
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That's a damn fine poster for The Last of Us

Naughty Dog is celebrating Outbreak Day, "the day the Cordyceps virus reached critical mass" in The Last of Us, with a sale on the game, the DLC, and merch. But what really caught my eye was this wonderful limited-edition poster by illustra...   read

 
 
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Planet Coaster celebrates the joy of crashing

From what I've played of Planet Coaster in its early alpha builds, I think the theme park sim has a sound foundation and Frontier is on the right track. As someone who has felt unsatisfied with the genre in recent years, that's so hearteni...   read

 
 
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Review: Star Wars Battlefront: Death Star

The Death Star is such a no-brainer for Star Wars Battlefront. The iconic assault against the Empire's superweapon has appeared time and time again in games, and for good reason. It's cool! Thrilling, even. And as much as I prefer DICE's...   read

 
 
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The Bit.Trip series is picking back up with Runner3

Bit.Trip! Now there's a name I'm happy to hear again. Choice Provisions is following up its excellent obstacle-course platformer Bit.Trip Presents Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien with a game known simply as Runner3. Those arrows in ...   read

 
 
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Buy an Xbox One S and get a free game of your choice

If you thought about buying this year, the Xbox One S sales this week may be worth pushing up your purchase ahead of schedule. Microsoft is putting the pedal to the metal on its Xbox One S promotion by offering a free game of your...   read

 
 
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Review: PowerA Fusion Controller for Xbox One

I don't know why controllers with extra buttons and features cost so damned much. Clearly, neither do the folks at PowerA, who have created the Fusion controller for Xbox One that includes swappable sticks, quick-trigger locks, and two extr...   read

 
 
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PS4 players get the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare beta first in October

The next Call of Duty, YouTube dislikes and all, launches in November, but you'll be able to try it out for yourself soon enough. For folks that have pre-ordered Infinite Warfare the PS4 beta starts on October 14 at 10AM PT. Beyond tha...   read

 
 
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Minecraft dev would 'love' to see an Uncharted collaboration

As I sat down to speak with Rog Carpenter, Executive Producer for Minecraft's console branch, I wanted to know one thing immediately -- now that they're under Microsoft's umbrella, how open is the team to working with other publishers?...   read

 
 
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Azure Striker Gunvolt, unlike Mighty No. 9, gets an anime after two games under its belt

Mighty No. 9 put the cart before the horse. It put a whole bazaar before it, actually, as Inafune and his team banked on the fact that everyone would love the idea of showing up Capcom enough to connect with newcomer Beck and his inaug...   read

 
 
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Vince DiCola talks Transformers movie, foray into video games

Odds are you've heard of Vince DiCola. Whether it's his work on the 1986 flop-turned-cult hit Transformers movie (that was just remastered in 4K last month) or his recent contributions to the world of video games, he's a recognizable f...   read

 
 
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Contest - Heroes of the Storm: Machines of War bundle!

So there's this little game out. I believe it's called Heroes of the Storm, maybe you've heard of it? Apparently it is in fact a game, and it's free to play! Now there are characters and skins you can buy though, which brings me to the poin...   read

 
 
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Review: River City: Tokyo Rumble

River City Ransom was probably one of the best, most overlooked games on the NES, but remains a favorite for those who've played it since its release back in 1989. Combining a traditional beat-'em-up with the economy and stat growth of...   read

 
 
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(Update) There's now a Nintendo 64 emulator on the Xbox One store

[Update: Twitter user @thisoldconsole has reported issues getting the emulator to operate. Alongside that, YouTube user SpitfireSpud has released a video demonstrating the overall instability of the application.] [Update 2: Micros...   read

 
 
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The current hottest game on Steam is League of Legends minus most of the shitty parts

My first thoughts upon seeing Battlerite's Steam page was "This looks like yet another boring and doomed-to-fail League of Legends clone," which I'm sure would be the reaction of most people who haven't played the game.  Let ...   read

 
 
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Forza Horizon reaches 'end of life' status, will soon be delisted

[Thanks to user Rabite for the tip] Forza Horizon 3 will be releasing next week and the original Forza Horizon was recently added to Xbox One backward compatibility. Everything seems to be going swell for the spin-off series. There comes a ...   read

 
 
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Killing Time: Dead Rising 2

[For this month's Bloggers Wanted, Luca Blight shares with us how he goes about Killing Time...literally - in Dead Rising 2. ~ JuIc3] Hi I'm Luca Blight the mad prince of Highland. You probably remember me by from burning your house and mak...   read

 
 
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MineCon 2016 is a surreal snapshot of how far the series has come

It's appropriate that MineCon is in Anaheim, California this year, because it's incredibly Disney-like. Watching the bombastic opening ceremony, it was weird having flashbacks to playing the voxel-based alpha of the game way back when, with...   read

 
 
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Can you dig Shovel Knight appearing in Yooka-Laylee?

Shovel Knight, arguably this generation's most popular new character, will be making an appearance in the highly anticipated Yooka-Laylee.  Shovel Knight's involvement in the 3D platformer was revealed today at an EGX panel. According ...   read

 
 
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There's very little lost in translation with the mobile version of Lumines

Lumines: Puzzle & Music isn't exactly a follow-up everyone wanted. Originally created by the Tetsuya Mizuguchi for the PSP, the series has garnered a hardcore fanbase for the past 12 years -- an audience that really isn't all that ...   read

 
 
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Promoted blog: The Dangus Incident

[Dead Moon showed his support of the Dtoid community recently by compiling some great pixel art interpretations of some of our community members' well-known avatars courtesy of Dtoider, Dangus! Want to be flattered yourself? Just join our c...   read

 
 
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Minecraft is getting a new level pack based around China

Minecraft's "Mash-Up" packs are really neat bits of DLC. They're not just building materials -- the developers actually create a preset world based around each pack, with dungeons, hidden areas, and bosses to fight. In a way it answers the ...   read

 
 
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Cheap Xbox One units clearing out and FIFA 17 pre-order bonuses in Weekend Deals

Next week, EA's FIFA 17 hits the shelves, and indeed there are discounts. Microsoft is offering a bonus $10 gift code if you pre-order a copy plus it is giving you a mini soccer ball as an added bonus (why not?). For the PS4 copy of FIFA 1...   read

 
 
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Promoted blog: This week, a year ago

[Davies takes us on a retrospective of what happened a year ago for the week of the 18th! For example, Mario is old! And buy me Dropsy or go to hell! ~Strider] These days, it seems the world moves real fast. Feeds keep us fed, as we anxious...   read

 
 
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