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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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Darkest Dungeon attempted to crush my soul on the Switch

I got a chance to get my grubby little hands on the newest port of Darkest Dungeon for the Switch. The game is here in all of its unforgiving glory. It throws some text at you during the opening scenes, teaching you the basics of survi...

 
 
 
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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter still holds up

Detective Paul Prospero always starts in that tunnel on those train tracks. Minutes away from discovering an abandoned train, and then seconds away from finding a legless corpse. Prospero's story -- which is really just a retelling of Ethan...

 
 
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Furi isn't flawless on Switch but it's still darn good

A few minutes into Furi's new Nintendo Switch port and all the moments of pain, satisfaction, and calming relief came rushing back to me. The Game Bakers' hybrid melee action and twin-stick shooting game has made the transition about as wel...

 
 
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The Firebat is a complete beast in Heroes of the Storm

Sometimes the Heroes of the Storm team doesn't nail a hero's fantasy, or as I call it, fluff. This is mainly an issue with older characters (which are usually the subject of reworks), but in the past few years several newer additions h...

 
 
 
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Fallout 4 VR brings its own unique jank to the table

I wasn’t really sure what to expect from Fallout 4 VR. I can’t say that I’m the biggest fan of Fallout 4, but man, the idea of playing the entire game in VR sounded too good to be true. Now that I’ve spent some time...

 
 
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Watch me play vampiric action-RPG Code Vein badly

While I was at Namco Bandai's Level Up event in Paris, I had the opportunity to check out the exceedingly metal trailer for their upcoming release Code Vein, as well as get a few minutes with the hardcore action-RPG itself. Absolutely dripp...

 
 
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Watch me play Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom badly

This weekend at Namco Bandai's "Level Up" event in Paris, I had the chance to sit down with RPG Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, sequel to Studio Ghibli's Wrath of the White Witch, released back in 2013.I had previously tried Ni no Kuni II ...

 
 
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Review: Okami HD

Hideki Kamiya is a strange and interesting man. When he's not busy being the vice president of Platinum Games or randomly blocking people on Twitter, he's at the helm of some of the best action-adventure games in the industry. Prior to his ...

 
 




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Mike Sounders

So last night in FF XII, I went through some areas, ended up in a giant crystal with a maze of green paths? How much farther do I have until the end of the game roughly? (No spoilers please)

 
Pixie The Fairy

My review of Costlemark Tower in

 
Alphadeus

Joy Ride (2018) - This is the kind of music I imagine would play while cruising through Just a feel-good, happy My album is near The songs are ready I Will be released soon ^^

 
house4lyfe

What are you listening today? Whether at work, home, or driving in my car I almost always have music playing in the I will choose it depending on my mood at the My choice for this Thursday:

 
Tohsaka

D1C, this

 
Greenhornet214

Current status

 
WILFoftheblues

My Aunt died last night from lung She had a horrible painful She smoked like a chimney from a teenager until Jan when she was told she was dying from lung Please dont Its a awful

 
Chris Hovermale

One of the reasons I love video games is experiencing ridiculous fantasies such as watching television all day alongside a still not sure what Game Freak was Nor am I sure why I bought that game as a

 
mullon

Okay what about this: a video game with weather patterns that match the weather going on outside your house, or does the opposite of what is going on outside your house?

 
 

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