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Huntdown for Steam is slicker and sicker than ever before

[Update: Huntdown is now live on Steam, early purchases will bag a 20% price discount.] There's no denying 2020 was an explosive year for video games. But among the mega-bucks, mega-marketed, mega-sellers of the industry, smaller titles wer...

 
 
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In the world of game mods, bimbos reign supreme

For the past few years, aided by the glamorous memory of Paris Hilton’s miniskirts and a reassessment of sex work by internet people who realized that money is cool, the word “bimbo” has flipped from meaning “brainle...

 
 
 
 
 
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Spirit Swap is a match for therapeutic gaming

I've been lucky enough to get to meet a lot of game developers from very different walks of life. From people at big names like Nintendo, Microsoft, Sony, Devolver, Riot, and Bethesda, to little indies likes Tom Happ and Joakim Sandberg, I ...

 
 
 
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Learn to plant bears in the ground in Koneko Monogatari

Do you remember the film The Adventures of Milo and Otis? I don’t. It was based on a 1986 Japanese film called Koneko Monogatari. It’s not bad, I guess, if you think you can trust critics. It’s about a kitten getting lost ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Why is it so hard to get a good Godzilla game?

As a sheltered and awkward child growing up, I really have to hand it to my childhood friend Tristan. Our friendship was always tricky (he was my best friend, but I wasn’t his), but growing up, he helped me come out of my shell. He al...

 
 
 
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Mind your manners and hold the door in Enix's Door Door

The official release date of the Nintendo Entertainment System was October 1985, but in truth, that was a test launch. Most people in North America didn’t have a chance to buy the console until Autumn of ‘86. At that point, the ...

 
 
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10 video game sequels that were better than the original

Doesn't matter which medium you're working with, sequels can be pretty bad. From low-budget cash-grabs to a follow-up that ruins the original work entirely, there are plenty of ways that they can disappoint. Video games have certainly had t...

 
 
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Abandon your individuality in EA's The Urbz: Sims in the City

In 2000, while humanity was crawling from the wreckage and trying to rebuild after the devastation of Y2K, The Sims exploded on the PC. It was an opportunity for people to look down upon their creations, trap them in the pool until they dro...

 
 
 
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Pop open an incognito tab, NSFW games have never been better

Ever since the first pixely penises flopped onto Atari screens in the early 1980s, erotic video games have earned a mainstream reputation of being heteronormative and, well, bad. A lot of erotic video games came from small software companie...

 
 
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Forget Shades, goats are my mortal enemy in Nier Replicant

The world of Nier Replicant is full of dangerous mysteries. In its opening moments, you fight swathes of malevolent creatures determined to strike you down. Yet none of them draws my ire as much as those damn goats. I'm still working my way...

 
 
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Brush up on your suplexes for Tecmo's Tsuppari Oozumou

I don’t have much to say about the sport of sumo. It’s really old and has held onto many of its traditions. It’s also not difficult to get the gist of. Push the other rikishi out of the ring or knock them off their feet. B...

 
 
 
 
 
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Happy ten-year anniversary, Portal 2

[Narrated by Josh Picard] The year is 2011, and the haunting, distant sounds of the Aperture facility are reverberating through our unfinished basement. My brother's at basketball practice, I have free reign of the Xbox. I've spent the past...

 
 
 




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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

New Pokemon Snap"Look at this photograph"

 

Resident Evil Village"Resident Evil..............eight"

 

Perfect Gold"Remind me of this: that night we kissed, that I really meant it"

 

World of Demons"Yokai watch me chop up these ghosts"

 

Returnal"Housemarque is back"

 

Shadow Man Remastered"The Dark Souls of 1999"

 

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..."Square Enix publishes the best title names"

 
 
 

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TheBlondeBass

The new ending in the NieR remake is so good that it made me kinda

 
LastKingofHearts

On its way to its new home Commissioner is stoked about Instagram I play games with no HUD, crosshairs, health are etc over at

 
streetmagik3

$10 for a calculator app on Switch? I thought the Wii had a bunch of shovelware, but this is a whole new level, lol!

 
Cathedral

I want to give a shout out to all the great people who have done The Work before For example, anyone who has struggled with a piece of code, cracked it, and shared it so schmucks like me can just google it, I appreciate

 
PhilKenSebben

ATHF IS GETTING A MOVIE TOO?!?!?! *faints*

 
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Cat bois got Current status:

 
indigit4l

In line for Pfizer Driving through the long cone-pathed fairgrounds of Dallas to receive the shots is a weird feeling, but its a good

 
Seymour

Resi 8 been accused of stealing a boss Ill say subconscious inspiration as Ive done this before I remember writing a chord progression that I was proud of, until I realized it was just Cherry Waves by (spoilers in comments)

 
Flegma

Not sure if its me growing up or just becoming but I regarded the lyrics differently when this song was

 
Games and Stuff

Thinking on my last post, my feelings on modern Disney keep Ignoring Pixar, Moana, Tangled, Wreck Ralph, and Zootopia were probably my 4 favorite modern Disney Ralph for its plot, the other three for characters Everyone else?

 
 

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