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Diary of a 'speedrunner,' part 1

So, speedrunning. We've heard of it, we watch the marathons sometimes, and we might even make a donation to charity in its name. Not much to talk about, right? I mean, I thought that way for a while, and didn't quite get the fascination. Wh...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch exclusives we expect to see at E3

The Nintendo Switch is so incredibly successful that fans are expecting Nintendo to go all in on it. Blitzing out of its opening year with Breath of the Wild and Super Mario Odyssey, two monumental exclusives, guaranteed millions of early a...

 
 
 
 
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Gaming through the years with my mom

For kids growing up in the ‘90s, it was pretty rare that your parents would ever play video games. Sitcoms had jokes about, “The Nintendos” and media around the time demonized the medium, making it seem like a child’...

 
 
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Trainer PSA: The dangers of Pokemon mother negligence

The life cycle of a Pokémon remains an enigma to Day Care owners everywhere. Where do Pokémon eggs come from? Why do they only appear whenever a male and a female Pokémon (or a Ditto) are left alone together f...

 
 
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Is World 1-1 the greatest first level ever?

A great weight rests on the shoulders of the opening area of a game. Be it a level, a mission, or the first quest in a role-playing adventure, this zone, barring any opening cutscenes, marks the first time players will get to experience the...

 
 
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Pairing Simpsons episodes with video games

The Simpsons has been on our screens for coming up to 30 years, becoming a cornerstone in comedy timing and how to make quality animated entertainment content. And it's true that there are divides in the fandom: When did the show stop being...

 
 
 
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Video games and all that jazz

Happy International Jazz Day, everyone! And I sure hope it’s happy for you, because there are few types of music as good at making people happy as jazz can. Jazz has a wonderful upbeat quality, favoring major tones and creative freest...

 
 
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I am Gamer, hear me roar.

[The best blogs speak to the hearts of many within a community. ShadeOfLight does exactly that with his thoughts on being open and honest about your own interests, hobbies, and even personality. Who here hasn't felt odd or self-conscious ab...

 
 
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It's time for Professor Layton to reinvent itself

The video game industry is approaching middle-age. Since the days of Pong and the arcade scene, it’s grown into the gorilla it is today, bringing in billions of dollars from the many different platforms available to players. Some of t...

 
 
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Here are six games to play with the tiny humans in your life

I'm creeping into my late twenties, which means a lot of the people in my social circles are getting married and deciding to have children. Instead of buying sarcastic t-shirts about how I am very much not about that life right now, while s...

 
 
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Home is where the hub world is

Platformers make up many of my fondest gaming memories, ranging from oldies like Super Mario Sunshine to newbies like A Hat in Time and Rayman Legends. There are many things I love about them, such as speedrunning through obstacle cour...

 
 
 
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Here are the worst excuses for fathers in video games

The past week in games has been all about strong, imposing men getting in touch with their softer side and nurturing their young – well, and cardboard boxes. Both Kiryu Kazuma in Yakuza 6 and Kratos in God of War may not quite be...

 
 
 
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Welcome to the horror Renaissance!

When it comes to horror movies, it's very hard to impress me. I'm not saying that I'm a horror movie snob, but at a certain point, horror just wasn't scary anymore. I wasn't being unsettled by a gruesome monster, or unnerved at a creepy hal...

 
 
 
 
 
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Looking back at Persona 5, one year later

Wednesday marked exactly a year since many Persona fans dug through their mailboxes with glee to find the newest instalment in their favourite JRPG series. We'd had quite a wait since the Japanese launch the previous September, and the drib...

 
 
 
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I don't know how to feel about Infinity War

Marvel seems to be on a roll with its cinematic universe. Oh sure, it was always a massively popular franchise that raked in billions, but 2018 is a special year for Marvel. Not only did they have the release of Black Panther, which ha...

 
 
 




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Solo: A Star Wars Story"Han 'MacGuffin' Solo"

 

I Hate Running Backwards"Why always running backwards?"

 

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eastyy

Horror Themed Fighting game Terrordrome has now appeared on Kickstarter and includes a demo which got some footage from

 
Rudorlf

Totalbiscuit is one of the reasons why I always chose Fuck Cancer in the beginning of Saints Row And now for some music for the

 
Tohsaka

some point, weve got to learn to be a better humanity than this when someone

 
Tohsaka

With one aspect of the game,

 
Agent9

One of the bigger people out there who wasnt afraid to call companies out on their Even if we didnt always agree I respect We lost a great man today, RIP TB, well miss

 
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Lots of Paramisos avatars origin comics in this humble Plus Bee & Puppycat!!!

 
Electric Reaper

Since Humble Bundles sale is continuing, they have a new series of stamps for The stamp for the 4th reward this time is

 
RenaudB90

Thank you to John Bain for the good he brought into my The cooptional podcast never failed to brighten my mood, and his vids got me back into PC gaming, which in turn let me meet some of the people dearest to me in my RIP

 
taterchimp

Im tempted to change my steam name from Bobson Dugnutt to But I do love the

 
BigDoniel

Totalbiscuit was one of the main reasons I started getting properly into PC His reviews and port reports were fantastic, was opinionated without going to the hysterical lengths others went to and was just passionate about what he Massive loss

 
 

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