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Decorative Wii makes our heart go aflutter

We know that you like videogames, or else you wouldn't be browsing right now. For some enthusiasts, games transcend the confines of hobbyist enjoyment and enter into the realm of art. Usually, this territory quickly becomes mired in too muc...

 
 
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The secret is finally out! Afrika details revealed

The PlayStation 3 game Afrika has been shrouded in mystery ever since some strange (but stunning) footage was unveiled at the Sony press conference at E3 in 2006. While gorgeously rendered, the footage showed nothing more than a bunch of an...

 
 
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Exclusive: The truth about the 'Holocaust' game

Some gamers have chosen to call it "creepy" and "disgusting." Media outlets, those even belonging to the videogame press itself, have misrepresented it as "Holocaust DS" or a "Nazi torture game." The truth of the matter is that Luc Bernard'...

 
 
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Shadow of the Colossus' controls are an exercise in art

Artsy wonks like myself love to wax philosophic about the potential that games have in terms of narration or eliciting meaningful, emotional player responses. We laud innovative game designers for forcing us to make morally ambiguous choice...

 
 
 
 
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Passage, the greatest five-minute-long game ever made

Passage, created by Jason Rohrer, is an exercise in gaming minimalism. Made for korokomi's gamma 256 competition, It's only five minutes long, it weighs in at less than 500kb, it takes place on a 100x16 field of pixels, and it only requires...

 
 
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Narrative brilliance and social irrelevance in Call of Duty 4

I recently played all the way through the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare single player campaign and, upon completing it, I felt two significant emotions. Firstly, I was filled with elation stemming from the fact that I had completed a vi...

 
 
 
 
 
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It's about time! Okami for the Wii confirmed

Let me get this out of the way first … woo hoo!Eurogamer is reporting that Capcom has (finally!) announced it is bringing its critically adored PlayStation 2 game Okami to the Nintendo Wii in spring 2008.While the news ...

 
 
 
 
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BioShock Etch-A-Sketch art: Prepare to pee on yourself

I'm speechless. Who the HELL rocks out this hard on an Etch-A-Sketch? The Etch-A-Sketchist (who you may remember from his God of War offering back in July) has drawn everything from Kanye West to the World Trade Center, but it's BioShock th...

 
 
 
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Eternity's Child moved to the Wii

Eternity's Child was originally announced last year as an XBLA title, but it seems that size restrictions have actually pushed the title onto the Wii, which I'm sure pleased UK based creator Luc Bernard to no end. He has also mentioned plan...

 
 
 
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The Memory Card .12: Wander's brave friend

The theme of friendship is entirely prevalent, though commonly unnoticed, in the world of videogames. From Ratchet & Clank, to the entire epic casts of Final Fantasy, having two (or more) characters work together to re...

 
 
 




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Oddmar"Get high on mushrooms"

 

Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 

Super Daryl Deluxe"This is a weird one"

 

Metropolis: Lux Obscura"Punks, Dames and Match 3 Games"

 

Gal Gun 2"Love glue-gunning"

 
 
 

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Shoggoth2588

GUYS! GOETIA IS LAUNCHING ON SWITCH!! as of Oh well I can pre-purchase it today? Im always a slut for anything Goetia! Kinda wish I had mine with me but its in of

 
chlmera

I love the shadaloo research website for SFV where you can view everything about the Ive also figured out the characters I like the most and wanna get good at: Ed, Sakura, and

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Kulve Taroth isnt nearly ad exciting as it sounded at first The siege with up to 16 players is pretty pointless since youre in practice hunting with the same group of 4 The battle itself isnt all that exciting

 
ScionVyse

Just heard that my sister had to put one of her cats down He was only 3 years old,

 
Rad Party God

The only good thing thats come out of the Channel Awesome kerfuffle is Larry Bundy Jrs

 
TysonOfTime

Celeste C-Side 3 might be the breaking point for I cant do last two jumps, and tjis is the first instance I feel The game did such a good job making sure I was able to learn all the mechanics, except the one that only applies

 
Hlarge4

Music post, I like than Wish I knew about them Yadda *Bump cause yall kids need to learn the best music came and went before you were

 
Gamemaniac3434

Streaaamin some MHW, also starring

 
Parismio

Ever since i got my pc ive been re-downloading all the games that I will have no time to play because divinity and God of War is going to take up all my

 
Gajknight

You know that feeling when you shit in the bath and think, I should really clean But you need to get up for work in 5 hours so you go ah its Then in the middle of the night you hear screaming and crying from the bathroom? Yeah me

 
 

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