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Dark Horse's Mario encyclopedia is coming West in October

After finding success with the Legend of Zelda series, Dark Horse decided to take a crack at the equally iconic Super Mario Bros. series in 2015 with the Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia. This previously Japanese exclusive book chronicled all...

 
 
 
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What book should be turned into a video game?

On the single shelf in my closet that houses all the novels, games, and movies that aren’t currently tucked away in storage boxes is a particularly thick, purple book. It’s H.G. Wells: Seven Novels, one of those big, colorful cl...

 
 
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EarthBound cookery book smashes crowdfunding targets

A cookery book, full of recipes inspired by beloved SNES RPG EarthBound, has annihilated its Kickstarter goal, and is expected to go into production for release this year.Mother's Cookbook is the brainchild of New York chef and EarthBound d...

 
 
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Check out pages from the new Bloodborne comic here

Titan Comics have issued a press release featuring images from their new comic book, based upon From Software's role-playing slashfest, Bloodborne. Bloodborne: The Death of Sleep will tell the grim tale of a foreboding hunter, who wanders i...

 
 
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Splatoon 2's next Euro Splatfest will see Films battle Books

Nintendo have announced the topic for the next European splatfest, as players across the continent once again battle it out on arena-shooter Splatoon 2 in order to put a long-standing question to rest.This time around, the war will settle t...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook

My wife and I love cooking. Baking...it's a slow work in progress (and many pro bakers would tell you it's a lifelong process), but we dabble, and are getting better every year. It helps if you're spurred into action by video game themed ma...

 
 
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The Art of Overwatch compendium out now

Overwatch's popularity is in no small part related to its bright, colourful and fun cast of heroes (and anti-heroes). The roster and surrounding universe of Blizzard's arena-shooter has helped to make the game a smash hit worldwide, as well...

 
 
 
 
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Internet swoons over Overwatch Mercy's concept art

I'm sulking. I'm sulking because apparently some folk have received their The Art of Overwatch tomes already and I'm sitting here with no Art of Overwatch tome (which releases next week). Regardless, lucky owners are already sharing pics of...

 
 
 
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Nintendo's ARMS is getting a series of graphic novels

I love it when a game's universe and characters are fleshed out in supplementary content. It's a chance to illustrate a world with vivid color and character, unfolding the vision of a fictional place into something more tangible. This works...

 
 
 
 
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Animal Farm is getting a game...no, really

1984 might be the most popular novel written by George Orwell, but Animal Farm, Orwell's allegorical take on the Russian Revolution of 1917, is also fondly remembered for being batshit crazy and fairly eye opening. Using animals as stand-in...

 
 
 
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Bad video game translations make for a good book

The next book from the Legends of Localization team is called This be book bad translation, video games! and I'm all about that. You know what you're getting into straight away. This is a 64-pager from Clyde Mandelin and Ton...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Super Nintendo is next in line for a visual compendium

Bitmap Books has come out with several well-received visual compendiums before, but this latest one -- an unofficial "visual tribute" to the Super Nintendo and Super Famicom -- is particularly special to me. That's my all-time favorite game...

 
 
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This week's Humble Freedom Bundle is overwhelmingly good

Humble Bundle has partnered with numerous game developers and authors to put on a week-long "Freedom" bundle to support the ACLU, Doctors Without Borders, and the International Rescue Committee in light of President Trump's immigration orde...

 
 




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Metal Gear Survive"A tale of two games"

 

Fullmetal Alchemist (2017)"Fullmetal Avengers: Age of Alchemy"

 

Annihilation"Natalie Portman with a machine-gun... on shrooms!"

 

Review in Progress: Orwell: Ignorance is Strength"You'll never find us, but victim or perpertrator, if your number's up, we'll find you"

 

Early Access My Time at Portia"A lovely post-apocalyptic vacation spot "

 

The Fall Part 2: Unbound"A severe case of identity crisis"

 

Retro-Bit NES Power Stick"Multiple ways to play"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition"Take this Bro'd trip on a road trip"

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 
 
 

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