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Mobile games need to stop tying accounts to Facebook

Early last year, against my better judgment, I invested a great deal of my time and effort into a free-to-play mobile game. It was Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, and for three months it ate up every minute of free time I had. If I wasn...

 
 
 
 
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Super Smash Bros. has become 'Video Games: The Video Game'

The announcement that SNK's Terry Bogard is coming to Smash was met with polarized responses. Fans of Himbo's and the King of Fighters series were overjoyed, while fans of not-those-things were somewhat irritated, decrying Terry as just "Ke...

 
 
 
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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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Red Dead Redemption 2's best moments come from restrictions

Arthur Morgan plays a role much larger than he knows. His actions set a momentous pace for the player; every step forward becomes a considerable time investment. Arthur’s journey in Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) begins and ends with a ...

 
 
 
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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and the fears in your ears

Last year I started a new tradition where around Halloween, I would break out my collection of Wii games and play what I consider to be the greatest horror game in my collection. While I wouldn't say I'm the biggest horror fan -- and maybe ...

 
 
 
 
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Exploring BioShock eleven years later

"No Gods or Kings. Only man." The banner that hung in the atrium of the bathysphere terminus where BioShock's protagonist began his adventure was the first thing to grab my attention and pull me into that world. I first played BioShock...

 
 
 
 
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Yakuza eliminated any interest I had in the return of Shenmue

Shenmue is a strange game that always fascinated me. The open-world adventure follows Ryo as he pursues his father's killer across Japan and China, but sometimes he's on an urgent search for sailors, and others he's just hanging out by that...

 
 
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Why Tetris is my coping tool for anxiety

(Image courtesy of Cookiemagic) A couple of years ago I took my daughter to a Tetris tournament. It was the first gaming event of any kind for either of us, one held by a local, used video game shop that recently underwent a retooling of ow...

 
 
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Can an esport succeed with a game nobody is playing?

Caesar's Entertainment Studios in Las Vegas hides in plain sight. Just off the main strip where the entire human history of excess and wealth, from the orgies of ancient Rome to the Wall Street decadence of New York City, are recreated and ...

 
 
 




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maycausecancer

Finally got a Now to figure out what to play on it

 
NeoTurbo

HOW DOES DQ XI STILL HAVE SO MUCH GAME STILL!?

 
Neronium

Just got insider stuff from my manager cause its her last Apparently half of HR also quit

 
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Linktober sketch 20 Well I already had drawn Midna so I had to draw Fi, despite I always loved her

 
eastyy

Metal sonic is now in sonic smackdown and blaze has a raging demon lol, seriously check this game out it is awesome

 
Anthony Marzano

Two former Tetris champs are knocked out in the first NO ONE IS

 
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I know its fallen a bit out of favor on here, but the game Im currently most excited for is Pokemon Between the setting, the new mons, the goofy gigantamax, the wild area,that amazing galar versions of some Its hitting me just so

 
CaimDark Reloaded

Is it just me or Berserias battle system is a bit of a step down from previous Tales entries? Ive never mastered these battle systems, far from it, but this time it feels like its easier to get by just button

 
Chris Bradshaw

Look no further, heres the next 10 characters for Smash Crash, Sora, Geno, Lloyd Banks, Ryu Hayabusa, Rayman, Lara Croft, Travis Touchdown, Chrono, Waluigi,

 
NeoTurbo

Okay so I just got to what I think is the postgame in Dragon Quest XI

 
 

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