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Review: Necropolis

  Watch Video The "friends" argument in the critical side of gaming is an amusing one to partake in. "Aren't all games inherently better with friends?" people say. Well, no. There are of course varying degrees of success in which a game im...   read
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MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death

Dungeon crawler MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death headed West

Compile Heart's girls-'n'-mechs dungeon-crawler Death Under the Labyrinth is coming to PlayStation Vita (and PS TV) in the West as MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death, Idea Factory International has announced. The localized version will launch in Nort...   read

 
 
Ray Gigant
  Watch Video I love big movie monsters. Godzilla, King Kong, Rodan, Reptar... as I child I used to pretend I was part of a force tasked with taking out these beasts. My backyard or bedroom would transform into a massive battleground where...   read
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Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon on PS4 and Vita delayed until the summer

Darkest Dungeon, a kinda-roguelike where you have to keep track of your party’s mental states to survive, has been delayed on PS4 and Vita. While it’s been out on PC and Mac since January, the PS4 and Vita builds were originally...   read

 
 



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Ray Gigant crawls to PlayStation Vita next month

Ray Gigant is coming to Europe and North America this May, western publisher Acttil has announced. The PlayStation Vita-exclusive dungeon crawler comes from Experience Inc. (Operation Abyss, Demon Gaze) and was originally pub...   read

 
 
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Sega JRPG 7th Dragon III Code: VFD launches in July

It seems like every Japanese role-playing game under the sun is coming out this summer, and Sega's 7th Dragon III Code: VFD is no different. The Nintendo 3DS-exclusive dungeon crawler is coming to the Americas on July 12, Seg...   read

 
 
Hands-on Impressions
  Watch Video Since Nuclear Throne and The Binding of Isaac hit Steam, there have been numerous clones. To call Enter the Gungeon one would be unfair. While there are many similarities between them, it has enough variety to stand...   read
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Keen preview
  Watch Video During GDC I met with a couple of lovely Brazilian gents from Cat Nigiri, a studio whose logo is a kawaii-looking kitty draped under slab of raw fish. The duo was showing off its commander-less Keen, a Zelda-inspired game tha...   read

 
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Diablo II

Diablo II, yes, II, just got a new patch

Man, that Diablo II case brings back memories. It was basically sold out everywhere in my local area (back when games actually...sold out!), and all of my friends had trouble finding it. Nowadays you can just buy everything digitally, ...   read

 
 
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Diablo III
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The next big update for Diablo III involves a ton of cosmetics

Diablo III is evolving all the time, whether it's adding new areas into the mix, or overhauling entire aspects of the game. Now, Blizzard is set to unleash a whole new trove of cosmetic options. As you can see in the below video from Bludds...   read

 
 
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Etrian Odyssey V looks like more of the same

[Update: the first trailer is available below.] Atlus announced Etrian Odyssey V back in 2014, and in the time since then we haven't seen so much as a screenshot of the game. Until today that is. The Shin Megami Tensei studio has unleashed ...   read

 
 
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Enter the Gungeon
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Enter the Gungeon shoots into existence on April 5

While at Indiecade last year, I played Dodge Roll's Enter The Gungeon for all of two minutes. You might think that I'm dismissing it and saying that it wasn't worth my full attention, to which I'd respond, "That's a really negative per...   read

 
 
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AKSYS GAMES

Mind Zero dungeon crawls to PC this March

Once upon a time, it seemed as though many Japanese game studios were perfectly content to ignore the PC market. But times are a-changin'. More and more all the time, eastern developers are porting their wares from consoles to computers in ...   read

 
 
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Grim Dawn

Grim Dawn was six years in the making, out this week

Grim Dawn originally entered the developmental phases in 2010, and now, six long years later, it's gearing up for a full Steam release. You may have noticed it in Early Access for the past several years, but the finished version is nea...   read

 
 
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NIS America

NIS teases Criminal Girls 2 localization

Good news for all you sexy anime baby fans out there; it looks like NIS America is teasing a localization for Criminal Girls 2, the follow-up to Criminal Girls: Invite Only. The image above appeared at the publisher's annual press event in ...   read

 
 
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Sega JRPG coming to Americas this summer

7th Dragon III Code: VFD is coming to the Americas this summer, Sega has announced. Despite being the fourth entry in the 7th Dragon series, Code: VFD will be the first to release in the West, as the 2009 Nintendo DS original and ...   read

 
 
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PS Vita JRPG Stranger of Sword City delayed

Stranger of Sword City's PlayStation Vita release is being pushed back a month. Initially planned for a late March debut, the portable dungeon crawler is now expected to arrive in North America on April 26. A European launch ...   read

 
 
Darkest Dungeon tips
Darkest Dungeon is a terrifically difficult game that delights in torturing the player. You could spend hours fine tuning the perfect party only to encounter a new enemy type or area that absolutely demolishes them. It's a na...   read
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Darkest Dungeon review
Most games gloss right over the psychological effects of combat and stress. RPGs see parties of cheery young adventurers slaughter their way through entire countrysides worth of kobolds and giant rats for the sake of justice ...   read
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Dankest Dungeon
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Want to hear the narrator for Darkest Dungeon say 'Dankest Dungeon?'

I've been playing a lot of Darkest Dungeon, and it's been a tense experience. It's a merciless game about horror, stress, and the frailty of humanity. A great deal of the grim tone is established by the grave intonations of its dour narrato...   read

 
 
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Diablo III

New patch for Diablo III brings loads of new content

Still playing Diablo III? Yay! Brace yourself for a huge patch and an influx of brand new content. Patch 2.4 - which brings a new zone, Greyhollow Island, with entirely new enemies, as well as new dungeons, challenges, and an assload of new...   read

 
 
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JRPG

JRPG Stranger of Sword City coming to PS Vita, Xbox One, and maybe PC this March

Well, this is slightly complicated. Back in November, NIS America unveiled plans to bring dungeon crawler Stranger of Sword City to the West, announcing March 22 and March 25 launches for the Americas and Europe, respectively. That was for ...   read

 
 
Super Mystery Dungeon
  Watch Video The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon spin-off series transports the colorful cast of pocket monsters from the role-playing games into the challenging world of a roguelike dungeon crawler. Super Mystery Dungeon retains the charm...   read
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Bloodborne DLC tips
  Watch Video When Bloodborne launched, I provided a series of tips for newcomers. They're still very much relevant for the dawn of the Old Hunters DLC pack, which debuts today, but I figured I'd provide a few add-on specific pieces of info. Note that there are light non-specific spoilers involved.   read

 
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Here's how to access the Bloodborne: The Old Hunters DLC

Bloodborne, much like its predecessors, is a relatively esoteric game. Even simple things like locating a $20 DLC package can be hidden beneath the surface, so here's a quick rundown of how to enter the Old Hunters add-on. Basically, ...   read

 
 
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