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Starbreeze is hosting a streaming event for System Shock 3, Overkill's The Walking Dead, and more

Remind me not to overdo it on the snooze button next Wednesday. Starbreeze is putting on a streaming event with "first looks and previews" for a bunch of games, a few of which -- like System Shock 3 and Psychonauts 2 -- you're pro...   read

 
 
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The PC Gaming Show is heading to E3 for the third year in a row

So... the PC Gaming Show. It's been...a weird event, to say the least for the past two years. Amidst ads masquerading as skits there are a few snippets of news here and there, the consensus seems to be that it leaves much to be desired -- y...   read

 
 
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PAX Unplugged registration opens today

The PAX empire is growing. The sixth show in the PAX canon, PAX Unplugged is debuting this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Unplugged is all about board, card, and other tabletop games. Sure, the original gangster PAX shows have always h...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is holding a digital convention for Strafe with prizes

I really like the way that Devolver Digital has been promoting Strafe. The official website is stylized like something from the early internet and even all of the promotional videos are riddled with film grain and VHS artifacts. It emanates...   read

 
 
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See which games made the cut for Summer Games Done Quick 2017

[Update: Heck yeah, Breath of the Wild is listed for SGDQ 2017 as a bonus game.] Speedrun marathon Summer Games Done Quick has shared its game schedule for this year's event. That's not something I'd normally be super into seeing this far i...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online celebrates First Contact day with some Steppenwolf

If history turns out like Star Trek predicts, we'll be meeting the Vulcans for the first time in about forty-six years, after the third or fourth World Wars. In the meantime, though, there's Star Trek Online, which celebrated the futur...   read

 
 


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The GaCuCon video game cruise, reviewed

I went on a video game cruise for a week. What an asshole, right? You can't say I didn't invite you! I did an interview with the founders a while back. It's annual and open to the public.  Joining GaCuCon, aboa...   read

 
 
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Cloud and Sephiroth are frozen at Japan's snow festival

Among more than 200 masterfully crafted ice sculptures at Japan's biggest and most famous Snow Festival in Sapporo, Hokkaido was a scene featuring Cloud and Sephiroth of Final Fantasy VII. With so many sculptures every year it's impossible...   read

 
 
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QuakeCon 2017 is all set for August 24

QuakeCon will return from August 24 through August 27, 2017, ZeniMax has announced. This year, the event is going to be held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, TX, with the usual showcase of new games (remember ...   read

 
 
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GaCuCon: The little Miami video game convention's kickoff event

The first-ever GaCuCon Gaming Cruise land expo went down last night and it was legit, comfortable, and indie-tastic. We were treated to play new games in progress, like a shmup where an old man takes vengeance on birds for shitting on his c...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's Lunar New Year event is now live

As promised, the new content in Overwatch celebrating Lunar New Year is now playable on all platforms, and you'll be able to earn cosmetic items that fit the theme for the next three weeks. Over 100 new sprays, emotes, skins, and highl...   read

 
 
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Audience voting is now open for the 2017 IGF and GDC Awards

The polls have opened for the audience portion of the 2017 Independent Games Festival Awards and the Game Developers Choice Awards. Have an opinion about last year's best games? Vote! (Here for IGF, and here for GDC.) You'll just need a val...   read

 
 
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The next Overwatch event will be loaded with cock

It looks like the next timed event in Overwatch won't be Valentine themed, though that still may be something to look forward to in the future. Last night the Overwatch team revealed that the next event will be themed around Chinese Ne...   read

 
 
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Hands-on: Nintendo Switch won't blow you away but will satisfy core gamers

Boy, what a doozy! If there was an award for most complicated game system, Nintendo's Switch would win in a landslide. The simple name really betrays the true complexity of the system given its seemly uncountable number of ways to play game...   read

 
 
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Watch the Nintendo Switch event here

It's the night we've been waiting for since October, and in less than half an hour, Nintendo is finally going to let us know more about its next system. Tonight's Nintendo Direct should cover things like the price, launch date, and possibly...   read

 
 
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Your first crack at the Nintendo Switch comes this Friday

We're all eagerly awaiting Nintendo's Switch Event on Thursday, which will reveal a lot of details about the system. It's kind of incredible that the system is less than three months away, yet we still don't know the price, release dat...   read

 
 
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Games Done Quick soars to 100,000 viewership, off to a great start

As I made my way to my second Awesome Games Done Quick speedrun marathon, I couldn't help but smile. This is a collective of some of the most passionate participants in gaming, engrossed in a week-long 24/7 celebration of the hobby. This ev...   read

 
 
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The 2017 Independent Games Festival finalists are here

This is going to be an especially hard year to name winners at the Independent Games Festival. The list of finalists is out, and even just looking at the Seumas McNally Grand Prize, I feel like we're being to asked to name our favorite chil...   read

 
 
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Diablo is invading Blizzard's other games

It's hard to believe, but the original Diablo came out 20 years ago on December 31. I remember thinking it was strange that such a huge game was coming out after Christmas, even then. My first time playing was at a friend's dorm room a...   read

 
 
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Deck the halls and then watch team Rainbow knock them down

Ubisoft is jumping on the Christmas gaming event bandwagon by giving players the chance to earn some festive gear in Rainbow Six Siege. From the looks of it, this all involves using Uplay's built-in challenge system to fill in some progress...   read

 
 
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Spread holiday cheer by taking down the Death Star for double XP

Star Wars Battlefront may not be the most fully featured game around, but it definitely covers a lot of the highlights from the original trilogy. Sadly, most of those highlights are locked behind a season pass, so many gamers won't ever hav...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is having a public road show to promote the Switch

You can catch Nintendo's big information dump event on January 12 for the Switch, where they'll likely divulge the price and specs, but there's something extra if you happen to live in six major cities afterward. Starting from January 13 un...   read

 
 
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Been a while since we've seen Rain World's good ol' slugcat

Rain World met its Kickstarter funding goal almost three years ago, and it has been largely out of the spotlight since then. Heck, the last time we wrote anything about the oppressive, waterlogged world was like a year and a half ago. But i...   read

 
 
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Mech_Con and the 2016 MechWarrior Championship was an eSports event for a hardcore community

When I traveled to Vancouver last year to cover the Steam launch event for MechWarrior Online, I was surprised when Piranha Games also took the opportunity to announce the launch of the 2016 MechWarrior World Championship. A six-month-long ...   read

 
 
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One of the mystery PlayStation Experience panels is for Death Stranding

Sony has filled in one of the three "unannounced" panel slots for this weekend's PlayStation Experience event in Anaheim, and it's not quite the surprise I had in mind (though perhaps another has surfaced). The 1:00pm panel on Saturday, Dec...   read

 
 


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TheBlondeBass

Yay, faced my first hacked opponent in fire emblem heroes No matter what I did to his hector, even if his special wasnt charged, the game refused to deal damage to The skills that appeared on screen were just his basic

 
Roxas1359

The thing that sucks about always working the closing shift: I miss out on the Global T^T

 
BigDoniel

Thankfully Ive 5 nights off so I can check out the testpunch later today, all this talks got me

 
TheBlondeBass

huh, turns out nearly everybody here has a switch and an interest in ARMS

 
Fuzunga

The only problem I had with how Arms played is that I felt like it registered blocks constantly when I was just trying to move

 
Nathan D

With all the talk of Vanquish, I finally booted up my PS3 copy (which I forgot I Strangely enough, with the bad guys being space Russians, it is more relevant than it ever has

 
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Arms seems better and better the more I hear about Might try the next testfire, if they have I wouldve today but I wasnt home

 
Shinta

Did you guys get the charging system down in Arms? Jump then punch when you land to Blocking charges both Or hold dash or jump to The longer you hold, the longer the charge Charging turns on the element in your gloves

 
Parismio

Gotta day thay testpunch was really I plan to get this game asap!

 
Jonathan Holmes

As someone who played Wii Sports Boxing every night for months, I can say that Arms good! I plan to play a lot of single player then maybe go back online everyone once in a

 

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