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A monotonous retail job could make for a rad rhythm game

Most career-based games set out to either emulate a job to a T or build upon their most interesting tasks. For instance, American Truck Simulator sets out to simulate a delivery truck driver's experience as accurately as possible. Game Dev ...

 
 
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Do you play games in chronological order?

You could’ve warned me all you wanted, but finding myself sitting here, playing Twisted Metal III, was an inevitability after I decided I wanted to re-experience the series. As I fought a monster-truck-driving grandma outside Santa&rs...

 
 
 
 
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Dating sims are the most hilarious April Fools' game genre

My favorite kind of April Fools’ joke is where developers create mock-ups for products so ridiculous they’ll probably never exist. It's even better when they actually release that product and it ends up being great! In the video...

 
 
 
 
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Indie developers react to Google Stadia

It wasn’t a surprise that Google announced Stadia, its game streaming platform. Rumors had been swirling for a while that the internet giant was jumping into the console war. Those rumors were enough to bring in the biggest names in t...

 
 
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What are your dream Nintendo/indie developer pairings?

I've been waiting for this moment for a long time. In fact, I think it was over five years ago that I first started ranting about it. By granting the Zelda license to Brace Yourself Games, Nintendo has signaled to the world that they are wi...

 
 
 
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Ni No Kuni II's storytelling doesn't stick the landing

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is one of those sequels that is unanimously considered good, but less so than its phenomenal predecessor, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (or Dominion of the Dark Djinn if you count the Japan-only, Ninte...

 
 
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What games are you glad you played, but didn't enjoy?

You'd have to be terribly boring or adverse to trying new things to have never played a game you didn't enjoy. That’s just the way things are, and it’s not always the game’s fault. Sometimes the situation you’re in s...

 
 
 
 
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Happy 20th birthday, Wonderswan

The Game Boy left many slain in its wake. From the very beginning, many have challenged Nintendo's dominance in the handheld market and all of them failed. Some of those systems made a bigger splash than others, but Nintendo would inevitabl...

 
 
 
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The Konami Famicom treasures westerners missed out on

In recent years, Konami has become one of the industry’s most notable "bad guys." Its removal of the P.T. demo from the PlayStation store, prioritizing the production of gambling machines, and its sloppy handling of the Metal Gea...

 
 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III's Disney worlds, ranked

Before we start, I want to make it clear right out of the gate this post discusses various plot elements from Kingdom Hearts III. Specifically, the Disney arcs. Since a part of this involves inferring the relevance these have on later ...

 
 
 
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A guide to Yo-Kai Watch, where to start and what's next

With the recent western launch of Yo-Kai Watch 3 I've had a lot of people asking me if it's worth getting into the series. Short answer? "Yes." Although its popularity has waned outside of Japan, for all intents and purposes the f...

 
 
 
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Dragalia Lost's limited-time events burned me out hard

It says a lot about the weary nature of gacha games that I’ve stepped back on my relatively idealistic outlook towards them in such little time. I was already wary of them even while trying to remain relatively optimist...

 
 




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Lynx Amali

Netflix has Utadas Laughter in the Dark I forgot how much she Its almost

 
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This was my first introduction to progressive metal, before I had any idea that was even a thing as a Still get goosebumps hearing it to this

 
sp testure

Im loving these Pusheen and Final Fantasy XIV collaborations :)

 
medicamecanica

Cold steel 3 delayed to a month to October Im seeing that thats the release for another NIS rpg, Destiny connect, unless thats Either way I needed more time to beat the crossbell trails games!

 
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Chocolate covered

 
absolutfreak

Sweet! Development has begun on a Warhammer 40,000 TV show, based around Inquisitor

 
Gus TT Showbiz

After a crap day at a pun that helped cheer me up a bit: An office with many people and few electrical outlets could be in for a power

 
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#contextoid

 
Electric Reaper

So then, theres no way of knowing which gators are normal, and which ones are on meth? Also, what the hell, KFC? Putting Cheetos in your chicken sandwiches is about as bad an idea as Subway putting Fritos in their

 
Boxman214

I beat Hearts of Stone last Loved Started Blood and I need to slow I want to really relish Once Im done with it, Im done with the Im not ready to say goodbye!

 
 

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