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Video games I forgot released in 2018, ranked

Here's a funny thing about covering games: you either play a lot of them or you don't play enough of them and either way, everything blurs together. Every week, dozens -- if not hundreds -- of new games come out. Most of them aren't anythin...

 
 
 
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Watch as I open over $100 worth of Artifact booster packs

I had some disposable income, and I haven't been excited to open card packs in quite a while, so I figured now is the time. I've mentioned this in my Artifact review, but I'm just a big fan of collecting cards and watching the market ...

 
 
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I'm happy John Lasseter is leaving Disney

I've always had very conflicting feelings about Disney's former Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. This was even before the frequent sexual harassment claims, which led him to take a six-month sabbatical last year before announcing ...

 
 
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A chat with Sega's first lady of RPGs, Rieko Kodama

In an industry that does basically nothing to preserve the past, Sega has been an outlier. On basically any platform imaginable, you can obtain a decent chunk of Sega's first-party output from the Genesis and a few select games from other p...

 
 
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What games do you play when you're sick?

We’re in full-on germ season right now, with temperatures dropping below zero. All the tea and soup in the world can’t stop the IT guy at work from coughing all over your keyboard, so one bout of illness is almost inevitabl...

 
 
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Pokemon's single-player battles are aging poorly

I’ve grown increasingly exhausted of Pokémon with each generation, despite feeling the games are improving overall. From Gold through Pearl, I had unyielding optimism to "catch ‘em all" and excessively grind my team up fo...

 
 
 
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Deep Analysis: Watchmen

You can't find a more influential comic book than Watchmen. Watchmen was a 12 issue comic book limited series released from 1986-1987 that received critical acclaim upon its release. It was the first comic book to be seen by mainstream...

 
 
 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Double dipping

Ever since I got a new gaming laptop and a Nintendo Switch, I've found some of my PS4 and Vita games migrating to them. This isn't an entirely bad thing, as it frees up storage on my PlayStation platforms, (where storage is often tight anyw...

 
 
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Can this Fortnite guide make you the next Ninja?

Fortnite is inarguably the biggest game on the planet right now. Everybody is playing it. Gamers, kids, streamers, children, athletes, tykes, and even some of the biggest names in Hollywood (except for Lady Gaga who, as we found out la...

 
 
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Looking back on a year of Super Mario Odyssey updates

Growing up with a passionate hobby is weird. In my childhood, I had all the time in the world to replay Super Mario Sunshine over and over again. As an adult, I squeezed in enough time and energy to 100% complete Super Mario Odyssey once, a...

 
 
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Spooky scary games lurking on PlayStation Plus

Happy Halloween, ghoulish readership! As the days draw shorter, the air becomes crisper and the lattes taste spicier, the time for horror and gore is now upon us. No doubt many of us will be spending All Hallows' Eve playing a bunch of terr...

 
 
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The Dark Universe films, revisited (Fauxclusive)

There was a time during our collective naivete where we all guffawed at the very idea of the Dark Universe—nearly a decade later and with several films in the bank, the fruits of Universal's labors have produced a very different resul...

 
 
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In defense of jump scares in movies

There's nothing worse than a horror movie that isn't scary. When the entire purpose of your movie is to scare people and you fail to do that, then it's hard to deny that the movie completely failed at its job. There can be a lot of reason w...

 
 
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The Birds is the dumbest horror movie concept ever

Picture this: [INT. 1962, Universal lot, Burbank, CA. Board meeting. Overworked studio execs fumbling paper, looking nervous.] EXEC 1: We’re all dry. We’ve got a big gap next spring, no way of filling it, what the heck are we...

 
 
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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and the fears in your ears

Last year I started a new tradition where around Halloween, I would break out my collection of Wii games and play what I consider to be the greatest horror game in my collection. While I wouldn't say I'm the biggest horror fan -- and maybe ...

 
 




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Jetter Mars

UGH! What a shitty morning! First my gym is closed all day because theyre getting new equipment and my shuttle had a schedule change (Which I received ZERO notification about) that had it leave Why does this keep happening?

 
The Actual Charlton Heston

Can we all just agree that Flamin Hot Cheetos are, in fact, weaponized food invented by a Russian spy who was sent here to infiltrate Frito-Lay with the express intent of blowing out my asshole? Theyre trying to weaken me: they want to get to my

 
Silver twoso

Be proud of I avoided getting into an pointless argument on Reddit today that wouldve just been me explaining the same thing 50 times while someone else pretended their ignorance was a valid This is a first for me

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

Googled best christmas movies & googles list has Christmas with the and yet somehow felt they should leave off Ernest saves Maybe that 1 guy at google who messes with specific search results hates How could you leave off Ernest?

 
Pixie The Fairy

Friendly reminderthat you can mute terms like Kingdom Hearts 3 or KH3 in the notifications section of your Twitter to avoid the attention starved from spoiling things

 
ShadeOfLight

I just had a two-hour train trip, so I figured Id take this time to get My Music in Smash Ultimate set up I only made it about half-way through the Good lord, this

 
Riff Raff

Happy Monday! #Cursedmas

 
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