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Review: Killer7

Over the last decade, gaming auteur Suda51 has become a force to be reckoned with. His games have subverted standard video game tropes and provided some of the zaniest and most esoteric experiences around. Pick any random title from his cat...

 
 
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Devil May Cry is being adapted into a Japanese stage play

Devil May Cry and over-the-top pizzaz go together like Broadway shows and melodrama, so it was only a matter of time before daddy Dante made his stage debut. Capcom Japan has announced that a brand new stage play titled Devil May Cry: The L...

 
 
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PlayStation Plus lands a really solid month for November

That leak from earlier in the month was correct! Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition will be headling November's PlayStation Plus free games. Both are well worth checking out, especially at the low price of free. I'd suggest no...

 
 
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Review: 428: Shibuya Scramble

428: Shibuya Scramble is a live action visual novel that originally saw a Japanese release back in 2008. A decade in video game years is practically an eternity, and even the most holy of classics can lose some of their magic with age. Luck...

 
 
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Contest: Win The Midnight Sanctuary

This contest is a spooky one -- enter to win The Midnight Sanctuary for Steam, PS4, or Switch. It's October, which means I get to bask in all the spooky glory of the season. Sometimes it's movies, and sometimes it's short stories -- but tod...

 
 
 
 
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Review: La-Mulana 2

While watching one of the Indiana Jones films, have you ever stopped to think how unlikely it is that Indy succeeds all the time? What are the chances he knows exactly which items to use in remote locations around the world at the exact rig...

 
 
 
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Compile Heart tease mysterious new game with bizarre video

Japanese publisher Compile Heart, seemingly on a mission to pump out games by the bucketload, have released a weird new video teasing an upcoming game announcement.The three-minute video features two masked men, Mr P. and Mr. S having a bit...

 
 
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Shenmue II's remaster will be based on the Xbox port

Now that we have a release date for the Shenmue I & II remaster, more details about the compilation are coming out and it could be a cause for concern from diehard fans. In an FAQ on the official Shenmue website, Sega has made it clear ...

 
 
 
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Sanrio-themed Splatoon 2 tournament declares ultimate victor

While most gaming fans were getting stuck elbows-deep into all of E3's gaming news this weekend, over in Japan the Splatoon community fought it out in the Grand Finals of the four-week splatfest to determine the cutest Sanrio character.It a...

 
 
 
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School Girl/Zombie Hunter throws its pants at Steam

Publisher D3 announced that their PS2-looking cheesecake shooter School Girl/Zombie Hunter is now available on Steam, giving budding undead slayers a new platform for all their Zombie x Pantsu needs.For those less inclined, Onechanabara spi...

 
 
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Return of Double Dragon getting a SNES cartridge release

Though many of us may have played Technos Super Double Dragon title, released for the SNES back in 1992, very few had the opportunity to check out its Japanese counterpart Return of Double Dragon, the original iteration of the game that nev...

 
 
 
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Japan's Sanrio-themed splatfest kicks off in Splatoon 2 today

While North America and Europe fight it out over Splatoon 2's TMNT-themed splatfest tournament, Japan locks and loads for round one of their own character battle.Today sees the start of a three-week tournament to ascertain the Splatoon comm...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

It isn’t often that you see a comfortable, workmanlike series like Yakuza do a complete overhaul in game mechanics or engine. The last time a dramatic shift like this happened was after Yakuza 2 to the Japan-only Ryu Ga Gotoku: Kenzan...

 
 
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Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

One year ago today, the Nintendo Switch graced store shelves worldwide and started a frenzy. We’re not talking 2006 Wii levels of crazy, but the Switch was pretty hard to find for a couple of months. Even with the console flying off s...

 
 




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PatBateman17

Lots of varied takes out there, but I thought Alita was freaking Also killer score too - listen to “Motorball” from the I hope people go see it so we can get more of the story - although it looks to not be doing well at the box

 
SrChurros

OK, now about MH: I really hope this boy here gets a stronger subspecies in Anjanath is kinda ugly but super aggressive and super fun to fight, but he is a mid-tier monster and soon enough it isnt fun to fight because you have better

 
Startyde

Just learned that GTAV received the coveted perfect 40 from Famitsu on I think that is extremely interesting, as I candidly wouldnt think the heavy Americana pop culture themes and sarcasm would translate well The more you

 
SrChurros

I sure love when I finally give in and wanna try Apex Legends due to my brothers asking me to, then they play with one of their friends instead and dont even answer my messages asking if they wanna play because they dont give a

 
jaygerbomb

Im secure enough in my masculinty to say I have loved the hell out of the IDW Jem & the Holograms Nearly done with the series, and Im bummed that its almost

 
Singapore Sling

Going to restart Etrian Odyssey Nexus because my party keeps getting I tried to go unconventional this time around but sadly it is a failed Time to Hero, Tank, Rogue, Medic and Mage it up

 
Flanx

Its been a while since I was last in Eorzea, almost a year I think? Decided to log in and catch up a

 
EtosiGiR

Given time, I know the others will join Ohhhhh fuuuuck you!

 
indigit4l

It has arrived! Its not as pristine as my last one, but its a really good deal for Oh, and its called a

 
Michformer

I’ve just exposed myself to Quebec cheese for two straight Think I’ll be needing some time in the Also, did you know that Quebec humiliated France last year by having the better camembert at the World Championship Cheese Contest?

 
 

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