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FTL team reveals new strategy kaiju game Into the Breach

It feels like it's been forever since we last heard from Subset Games (or as you may know the studio, "those people who made FTL: Faster Than Light.") FTL Advanced Edition came out in 2014, and since then I just assumed Subset's employees t...   read

 
 
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New Baroque-style RPG GreedFall announced, claims choices will matter

Every role-playing game and its grandma claims to change drastically based on decisions made in game, yet almost none of them live up to it. French developer Spiders (The Technomancer, The Testament of Sherlock Holmes) makes a similar...   read

 
 
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Jackbox Party Pack 3 is headed to the Switch

Jackbox Games confirmed earlier today that its most recent collection of party games, The Jackbox Party Pack 3, will soon be available for the Nintendo Switch. This will be the first Jackbox game available on a Nintendo platform, since the ...   read

 
 
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PlayStation Plus' lineup for February is pretty decent

For a couple of months now, Microsoft has been outdoing Sony on the front of free games for subscribers. While the February lineup for Xbox Live Gold is decent, Sony actually managed to pull out the stops and provide a better month for its ...   read

 
 
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Horizon Zero Dawn has gone gold

The beautiful-looking Horizon: Zero Dawn has just gone gold and will be launching on February 28 for PS4. Herman Hulst, the managing director over at Guerrilla Games, made the announcement on Twitter along with some words of encouragement a...   read

 
 
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Square Enix and Marvel announce multi-game partnership

Square Enix and Marvel Studios announced earlier today that they'll be working together on multiple games based in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The first game to come from the partnership is titled The Avengers Project, and it's being dev...   read

 
 
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DiRT 4 revealed, confirmed for June

It's been six years since DiRT 3 was released, but earlier today Codemasters announced a new sequel in the DiRT franchise will be coming to the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in June of this year. The game's theme is "Be Fear...   read

 
 
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It's not quite F-Zero, but Fast RMX will do for now

I was tempted to make the title "Fast RMX is the next best thing," but it would actually be the next next best thing, after a Wipeout game (shout-out to Team Harimau!). Successor to highly rated Fast Racing Neo, Fast RMX by G...   read

 
 
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The Switch Joy-Cons will come in multiple colors

It looks like we won't need to be waiting for additional Joy-Con colors for the launch of the Nintendo Switch. Shown off during the Switch presentation were an almost neon red and blue color scheme for the Joy-Con controllers, along with so...   read

 
 
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Watch the Nintendo Switch event here

It's the night we've been waiting for since October, and in less than half an hour, Nintendo is finally going to let us know more about its next system. Tonight's Nintendo Direct should cover things like the price, launch date, and possibly...   read

 
 
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Tales from the Yawning Portal is the next Dungeons & Dragons book

The first addition to Dungeons & Dragons this year is Tales from the Yawning Portal, a new campaign book that takes ideas and dungeons from the past five decades and brings them to the fifth edition. It's framed as a collection of tales...   read

 
 
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Newcomer Double Dragon IV's 8-bit graphics prey on your nostalgia

Double Dragon is back, I guess. Ignoring titles like Super Double Dragon, Double Dragon V, and Double Dragon Neon, this game gets the Double Dragon IV title and takes place after Double Dragon II. Whatever you think it should be ...   read

 
 
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Only in Japan: Destroy Tokyo as giant robot school girl in VR

It's odd that I was just recently watching videos of Demolition Girl, a PS2 game where you must fight to take down a giant supermodel who's wreaking havoc on Japan. I thought such games would never be made today, but then I remembered Japan...   read

 
 
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Atlus to unveil new fantasy RPG unrelated to SMT on December 23

Persona 5 hasn't even released in the west yet, but its director Katsura Hashino is already working on the next Atlus project which claims to "challenge the norms of the genre and the times." In the theme of not being with the times, t...   read

 
 
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Dynasty Warriors 9 is coming and it sounds epic

Revealed in an official stream today, Dynasty Warriors 9 (known as Shin Sangoku Musou 8 in Japan) will be coming out sometime in the near future. The game is a dramatic overhaul of the Warriors series in that it introduces a completely open...   read

 
 
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Shadowrun is now on Xbox One via backward compatibility

Shadowrun was a curious case of a shooter with impressive ideas that had a half-baked execution. I remember being ecstatic that there was finally a PC and Xbox 360 cross-play title, but the results were that PC users ended up getting the sh...   read

 
 
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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries announced

After more than 15 years, MechWarrior is heading back to what the franchise was built on: a dedicated single-player campaign. MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries, a new stand alone title separate from Piranha Games free-to-play multiplayer title, Me...   read

 
 
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Last of Us Part II closes out the first day of the PlayStation Experience

Looks like there won't be anymore rumors or slip-ups during livestreams; Sony has finally unveiled the trailer for The Last of Us Part II and it features all of the cinematic bravado you'd expect from Naughty Dog. It also looks like it take...   read

 
 
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Starblood Arena is heading to PSVR in Spring 2017

With such a misleading title, I thought Starblood Arena was something in the vein of Deathrow on the original Xbox. I was looking forward to having a first-person brawler with an emphasis on killing your opponents to get out of jail. Alas, ...   read

 
 
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Vane gets another weird extended trailer

Vane is a game I know very little about. Apparently it was announced two years ago at the Tokyo Game Show with a full trailer. Color me surprised, because this is the first time I'm learning anything about the title. The trailer shown at th...   read

 
 
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Knack 2 gets a quick announcement, co-op

In an unexpected move, Sony has announced a sequel to Knack. Simply titled Knack 2, it looks like the next adventure for the plucky, Pixar-esque creature will have an emphasis on co-op play. I'm not sure if anyone really cares, but the few ...   read

 
 
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Watch the PlayStation Experience keynote live

This weekend's PlayStation Experience is kicking off with a press conference. Based on previous years you can expect new information on known titles, Japanese game localizations, and possibly new game reveals.There will be a variety of pan...   read

 
 
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Hearthstone is getting a gun that shoots piranhas

Hamilton Chu, Executive Producer for Hearthstone, announced the next expansion for the online card game, featuring the goblin city of Gadgetzan.  Called Mean Streets of Gadgetzan, this expansion looks to be a little more mundane ...   read

 
 
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Twitch Prime debuts at TwitchCon

TwitchCon 2016 kicked off in San Diego today, and several announcements were made during the keynote address about Twitch's partnership with online retailer Amazon. Among these, Twitch announced that it'll be offering a new service called "...   read

 
 
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Nidhogg II gets a surprise announcement

Nidhogg was a ridiculously awesome little indie brawler. Along with being hyper violent, it also had tight controls and a well-executed concept that remained fun for hours despite a small map count. My friend and I wasted a good few nights ...   read

 
 


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