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Off Grid makes you hack like a middle-aged dad

Watch Dogs 2 was a pretty good representation of the hacking community that has grown over the years, but it did have one big flaw. These supposed nobodies were running around with near superhuman bullet resistance and blowing shit up with ...

 
 
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I got a distinct gothic vibe from Dark Devotion's PAX demo

I hate feeding into the stereotype of press comparing things to Dark Souls. When giving Dark Devotion a shot at PAX this weekend, I couldn’t really think of what else to call this at first glance. There is a stamina meter that gove...

 
 
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Create the gun of your dreams in Mothergunship

In the indie games scene, procedural generation and rogue-like elements seem to be the golden formula one strives for. I can’t tell you how many games I’ve heard about with those two buzzwords attached, but Mothergunship is just...

 
 
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SCUM makes me realize how scary real life is

While I pride myself on being open to new things, one of the few styles of gaming I’m just not a fan of is the burgeoning survival genre. These games aren’t similar to how some might associate "survival" in gaming (Resident Ev...

 
 
 
 
 
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Long Gone Days is an RPG about modern conflicts

Long Gone Days is an RPG about modern-day conflicts and the human cost of engagements. The game, which recently launched on Steam's Early Access platform, features multiple combat systems and pleasant sprite art that work together to s...

 
 
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The Messenger is the Ninja Gaiden successor we deserve

At PAX East this year I got the chance to sit down with the developers of The Messenger, Sabotage Studio's new game that follows a young ninja on a simple mission: deliver a mysterious scroll with the hopes of saving his clan from some...

 
 
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I kind of miss old Assassin's Creed

As I make my way through Assassin's Creed Rogue Remastered, I can't help but notice how Assassin's Creed Origins has already rewired my brain. I keep trying to crouch like an extra sneaky assassin, but that button doesn't exist. I fin...

 
 
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I wish Gekido: Kintaro's Revenge played as good as it looks

When classic-style sprite-based graphics came back into fashion a few years ago, a lot of people called it a retro revival. Truth is, good old dot art never really went away. Polygons may have largely taken over during the PS1 and PS2 eras,...

 
 
 
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King of the Hat is my favorite game from EGLX

The best party games are the ones you're able to pick-up quickly. It's what makes Mario Party or Towerfall or WarioWare: Smooth Moves the go-to games for get-togethers with friends and drinking buddies. These are the types of games anyone c...

 
 
 
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Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash PC Impressions

Boobs.Now that I have your attention, I want to tell you what I think about the PC version of Senran Kagura: Peach Beach Splash, a highly sophisticated simulation representing what happens when you put a group of intricately complex, three-...

 
 
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Super Lucky's Tale quietly got some pretty decent DLC today

Super Lucky's Tale, a decent puzzle platformer that was maybe a touch too simple and repetitive, got a nice little add-on today that's perfectly in-line with what this game is. Gilly Island is a new world made up of three levels and o...

 
 
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Early Access Review: My Time at Portia

In the not-too-distant past of 2016, a little game called Stardew Valley came along to eat up an alarming amount of my free time. Stardew filled the void left by relaxing social and farming sims like Harvest Moon and Animal Crossing.&n...

 
 
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Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 Plus is messy fun

Living in the Dtoid house with Niero, Jon Carnage, and Tara Long, with daily visits from Max Scoville, was one of the most fun times of my life. We were all such different personalities, all united under a common love of video games. Out of...

 
 
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Defender's Quest is just as easy to love on consoles

It might look unassuming at first glance, but Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is not so secretly one of the best tower defense titles in recent years. It's way up there. The game tells a fairly compelling story, it's mechanically ...

 
 
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Owlboy is the skyward hero Nintendo fans deserve

At first it was exciting to see so many games come to the Switch eShop every week. Now it's getting ridiculous. Just this month, Celeste, Dandara, Space Dave, Old Man's Journey, Pac-Man CE 2 Plus, and Owlboy have all been competing for my t...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders is just as delightful on Switch

I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared -- there's a prop...

 
 
 
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The Binge Log: Japanator's Guide to Winter 2018 Anime

Hello, and welcome back to Japanator's eternally-delayed anime coverage. As I promised back in our New Year's resolutions, we're resuming our once-regular seasonal anime coverage, though in a bit of a new form. Welcome to the Binge Log for ...

 
 




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Flynn & Freckles"Yo Ho, Yo No!"

 

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

Deadpool 2"Doubles down on everything, for the better"

 

State of Decay 2"It's hard out here for a survivor"

 

FRAMED Collection"Caught in the act"

 

Fox n Forests"Run n Jumpin'"

 

Atlanta Robbin' Season"Television's most underrated show knocks it out of the park, again"

 

Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey Redux"Strange things are happening to me"

 
 
 

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JcDent

Once you internalize that gun lobby doesnt care how high the stack of dead children becomes, you start investing in technology that can never stop the local incel from shooting the hot I bet its a grift at this

 
JohnSmith123

The soundtrack for Hyrule Warriors does not get enough Just a perfect mix of Dynasty Warriors rock with Nintendos classic Zelda It is so Like that right there? Makes me want to play Wind Waker Maybe itll get a Switch port? lol

 
Blanchimont

Wow, Closers actually doubled down on all their problematic features and somehow made it even

 
Osc

Used to come across this type of music a lot back in the From the opening notes, it all has a dream-like quality that I can chill Also do you see this guys bowl cut! #musictoid | Getter, Oliver Tree - Forget It

 
Pixie The Fairy

I think my favorite part of Bloodborne is that with each new area I enter there is something the artists dreamed up as if they were in a race to see who could outweird

 
Union pvt bong264

So I guess this is gonna be a not gonna lie, Im kinda interested in seeing where this

 
Laid Back Gundy

Welp, I finally beat Ys VIII Lacrimosa of Dana, true ending and everything! Holy shit what a fantastic Dana forever,

 
Hlarge4

I missed a few big I feel like a trash man for To all of you, Im Yall mean oodles to I just realized that E3 is coming soon! Im Hoping to see more Metroid Whats got your panties saturated?

 
kevlarmonkey

Considering my cell took the spot that 200 million other cells were fighting for, I consider the rest of my life to be a success! Photo credit: Sad Brick

 
Papa Niero

I couldnt put Cobra Kai down! Thats what I call retro reboots done right

 
 

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