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The Igavanias, ranked

Unless it was made by just one person, it's a bad idea to give all the credit for a game's success or failure to a single individual. Koji Igarashi has produced many of the best games in the Castlevania series, but he's far from the only re...

 
 
 
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Arcade weirdness abounds at California Extreme

"So what's California Extreme?" I hear you asking. Simply put, it's a yearly convention where arcade cabinet and pinball collectors converge in San Jose to show off their favorite machines. Enthusiasts bring their perfectly maintained arcad...

 
 
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Lethal League Blaze excites the competitive casual in me

Like a deconstruction of a shonen protagonist, I admire the spirit of competition, but I'm much more of a casual than a hardcore player. I get a thrill from trying to climb up leaderboards and learning new things about the online versus gam...

 
 
 
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What is your favorite Final Fantasy combat system?

The Final Fantasy VII remake is a perfect example of Square Enix’s core design philosophy when it comes to combat systems -- which is to say, there isn’t much of one. Sure, the series has its roots in “traditional” R...

 
 
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What DLC do you wish was a new game instead?

One of my most anticipated releases in 2019 is not a new game, but a DLC expansion to Hollow Knight. As a part of its Kickstarter stretch goals, the acclaimed bug-em-up Metroidvania’s developers planned to create a side adventure star...

 
 
 
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The west needs a Ganbare Goemon/Mystical Ninja collection

It wasn’t long after I had described Konami as collection adverse that it hit us with a trio of pretty awesome compilations. The Arcade, Castlevania, and Contra collection are all stacked with solid games. It’s actually an impre...

 
 
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Trials of Mana was E3's most magical surprise

Everyone tunes into E3 with a list of wishes because there are few feelings as exciting as that wish coming true. Setting one’s expectations that high is unrealistic, but I personally don’t believe it’s healthy to set your...

 
 
 
 
 
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What do you want to see revealed at E3 2019?

The annual Electronic Entertainment Expo is once again upon us and this year is shaping up to be a strange one. First and foremost, Sony isn't showing up. Even though it has what is arguably the biggest game of the year set for release this...

 
 
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I may have found the cure for spoilers

[Editor's Note: One thing that has been made quite evident over the past several weeks is Hollywood has no problem weaponizing the audience's fear of spoilers to their advantage. The urgency to avoid all spoilers and see Avengers: Endg...

 
 
 
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The secret threat of tanuki balls

It’s no secret Japan has long been trying to destroy us westerners with its unstoppable culture for decades. Whether it's replacing our wives with waifus or cramming our circulatory systems with their nutrient void, sodium-packed inst...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Switch exclusives we expect to see at E3 2019

E3 is nearly upon us again and a lot has changed since 2018, but one thing remains the same: the internet’s unquenching thirst for Nintendo Directs. I revel in this season of speculation and anticipation, so much that last year I...

 
 
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It's time for the rail shooter to take flight again

“We’re going to break through that fleet!” Fox says as he and his wingmates assault a vastly overwhelming enemy armada. Maybe it’s one of the less memorable quotes from Star Fox 64, but it’s a moment that captu...

 
 
 
 
 
 




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Age of Wonders: Planetfall"Aiming for the moon, landing among the stars"

 

Witcheye"I spy with my little eye"

 

RAD"For once, truth in advertising"

 

Dicey Dungeons"Can Terry Cavanagh do no wrong?"

 

Ion Fury"Bombshell's redemption"

 

The Blackout Club"An endearing mess"

 

Omega Labyrinth Life"Pushing the envelope...with your breasts"

 

Metal Wolf Chaos XD"Are you a bad enough dude to be the president"

 

Forager"Time keeps on slippin'"

 
 
 

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bong264

I wish that 360/ps3 indiana jones game came to fruition :T

 
RolanberryPrins

Pineapple Rum + Cola = not that bad Not as good as Pineapple Rum + Sprite or the God Tier Spiced Rum + Jupina but itll do in a Now to decide what game to

 
TheLimoMaker

It still hasnt been confirmed yet so whatevs

 
Flanx

Hey man, if it means Spider-Man gets to be Spider-Man and not Iron Man Jr like he is now, Im all cool with mum and dad breaking

 
sp testure

Its my Friday, the only thing that stands between me and three days of pure sweet gaming is a 9 hour TIME TO G-FUEL UP!!

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

AWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWWW YEAH!!!!!!

 
Tohsaka

AMA time or an excuse to post more images of Whatever floats your

 
NeoTurbo

Welp, Bloodstained is on sale on the switch so I bought

 
CaimDark Reloaded

If anyone is still curious about them, Titanfall 2 and Garden Warfare 2 are 85-90% off on Origin right I just bought both for a total price of $4,5, which made it hard to say Btw, Does GW2 actually have a campaign? Forgot to check that

 
maycausecancer

Matrix 4 is happening guys

 
 

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