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Shovel Knight is getting a Nintendo Switch port and much more

Yacht Club Games is bringing its beloved platformer Shovel Knight to Nintendo Switch, which, hell yeah. That and that alone could've been the only news item on a day like today and I would've been thrilled. But there's far more, including u...   read

 
 
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Brilliantly colored Night in the Woods gets new release date

Artful platforming adventure game Night in the Woods was apparently supposed to release yesterday on January 10, but was delayed several weeks ago to an unknown fate. But as of today, it's slated to release on February 21, 2017 for PS4...   read

 
 
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Review: Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun

Thinking about stealth, a common image the mind conjures is that of a lone wolf slinking through the shadows and taking out threats one by one. Solid Snake and Sam Fisher generally work alone. Players control one man using skill and cunning...   read

 
 
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The natural disaster DLC for Cities: Skylines looks cathartic

With the new Natural Disasters expansion for Cities: Skylines, nature can lash out "randomly, or be triggered deliberately by monstrous mayors who have never liked their citizens." Congested traffic got you done? Why, send in the earthquak...   read

 
 
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NES Classic is surprisingly powerful

Nintendo's NES Classic Edition won't be made widely available until this Friday, but some folks have already gotten one and pulled it apart. The first pictures of the mainboard came from GameSpot Senior Reviews Editor Peter Brown. Enterpris...   read

 
 
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The Steam store has a new look today

"Keep scrolling for more recommendations." I think that sums up the direction Valve has taken the Steam store in recent years. You can manually search for games by name or genre, or peek at the chart-toppers, sure, but have you seen these p...   read

 
 
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Drop by GOG's fall sale for a few free games

Even if you don't spend a single cent on games at GOG.com, it's worth swinging by the site's Monstrous Fall Sale. There are freebies to be had! For a limited time, Little Big Adventure 2 is up for grabs, and while the game looks like a you-...   read

 
 
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Just in time! Steam's Halloween sale has started

I typically like to consume all manner of horror media throughout the month of October. The weather is changing and if I'm going to stay inside, I might as well freak myself out with spooky scary things. It just feels right. But this year, ...   read

 
 
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The Humble Gems Bundle lives up to its name

Bundles can be a great way to discover games and flesh out your library inexpensively. They aren't all going to be winners or end up clicking with you personally, but you won't typically be out much money if there are a few duds that miss t...   read

 
 
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Check out the first footage of Wasteland 3

As we first told you last week, developer InXile Entertainment is working on Wasteland 3 and is looking for your help to make it happen. Its Fig campaign launched today and is already raking in the dough. The developer is looking ...   read

 
 


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Darkest Dungeon's first DLC is The Crimson Court

Just as some of you begin to sink your teeth into Darkest Dungeon with the recent PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita ports, Red Hook Studios is starting to tease content to come: The Crimson Court. This first add-on is centered around class...   read

 
 
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Hell yes, here's a game about owning a Shiba Inu

I had a great Shiba Inu friend for about two years. He was a troubled dog. Skin allergies. Didn't get along with other dogs. He even bit my lawyer once! But we'd been fast friends; he loved me and I loved him. Unfortunately he moved to Ari...   read

 
 
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InXile Entertainment is banking on Fig for Wasteland 3

In 2012, the folks at InXile Entertainment turned to Kickstarter to finance the development of the critically acclaimed Wasteland 2. The next year, it returned to the crowdfunding platform to fund 2017's Torment: Tides of Numenera. Next wee...   read

 
 
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Clustertruck is such a weird game and that makes me happy

Someone made a video game about leaping across a stampede of trucks, and they cleverly named it Clustertruck. Does that name sound familiar? It's out this week on Steam from Landfall Games. While I don't yet know if the game is for me, I b...   read

 
 
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Jotun creators unveil eldritch-horror adventure Sundered

Coming off of its Norse mythology adventure Jotun, Thunder Lotus Games is back with another hand-drawn, boss-filled game, one that's "heavily inspired by Lovecraft's writings." It's called Sundered, and you need to see its eldritch horrors...   read

 
 
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Review: Rive

It's weird for me to say I'm reviewing the final game from a developer. Two Tribes wasn't sold, nor is it shutting down. After 16 years and a changing industry it just can't keep up with, the team is just going to stop. Rive is supposedly t...   read

 
 
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Battle Chef Brigade: two tastes tasting great together

Sometimes we joke about genre blending, as if some games are designed by shuffling a deck of cards with mechanics written on them and then choosing two at random. At first glance, Battle Chef Brigade looks like it could have been a result o...   read

 
 
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Road-trip survival game Overland selling 'first access' tomorrow

Finji has been gradually building out Overland, its tactical squad-based survival game about trekking across an invaded North America, with a paid early-access program. There are a couple thousand players so far, and that's by design -- th...   read

 
 
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Monsters and Monocles is a steampunk arcade shooter full of dandies

Monsters and Monocles is a send-up to the days of quarter-guzzling afternoons spent at the arcade. It’s a top-down shooter full of Victorian dandies and steampunk aesthetics that encourages solo play as much as it welcomes cooperative...   read

 
 
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Disgaea 2 is coming to Steam, but not until January

Typically, when I hear that an older game is being ported over to PC, I expect to see it pop up on Steam in the near future. A few weeks. Maybe a month. Hell, sometimes they're even stealth-released! The newly-announced port of Disgaea 2, t...   read

 
 
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The final update for Fez on PC and Mac is a doozy

One of these days, I need to play Fez again. It's been long enough that, aside from a couple of area themes like the "Virtual Boy red and black"-looking sewers and the Disasterpeace soundtrack, I don't really remember anything concrete abou...   read

 
 
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Natural disasters are next for Cities: Skylines

Next on the docket for Cities: Skylines is something most any simulation game could benefit from: natural disasters! Your citizens may suffer at the hands of meteorites or spreading fires, but as their omniscient mayor, you can claim innoc...   read

 
 
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This is one of the best Humble Indie Bundles in a while

You've probably heard of most if not all of the handsome games found in the Humble Indie Bundle 17. Some of you will have already bought and played them. You're swell. If not, boy, it's time to extend that backlog, and you too can be on the...   read

 
 
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This survival-centric Humble Bundle has Rust for cheap

It's a hell of a week to put on a survival-themed bundle, what with No Man's Sky eating evenings for the foreseeable future, but some of these games in the Humble Survive This Bundle are worth adding to your library (on the off chance ...   read

 
 
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Review: Kentucky Route Zero Act IV

If the movie Inside Out taught us that sadness is a necessary and complex emotion, Kentucky Route Zero is that idea’s logical endpoint. The three acts released up to this point have been sublime, presenting a world and characters mire...   read

 
 


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Im getting back into God help

 
GoofierBrute

That mobile Fire Emblem game is about what I expected when they first announced it, but I liked what I

 
Torchman

Soooooooo Fire Emblem fans dont really have a reason to get the Switch if they have the New 3DS until that original FE comes out huh? I smell a pokemon B/W2 situation happening :/

 
Czar Kazem

The most recent 3DS Fire Emblem games may be departures from the past games, but dammit if I havent loved them just as much as I did when I got into the Im really excited at how much life it has right And Heroes looks pretty neat!

 
Robosquid

So the fire emblem mobile game Is more or less what i was expecting/hoping for Heres hoping it wont launch with a garbage premium currency!

 
ScionVyse

Also, Nintendo, this is how you do things for your Even if your next main series title is years off, at least let people know that its happening before spotlighting spinoffs for the next few

 
ScionVyse

Its pretty amazing how far the Fire Emblem series has From being on deaths door prior to Awakenings release, to 3 full games in its universe coming within 2 years and a mobile

 
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This is the only track that I want to intentionally keep posting occasionally, because its still and will always be my ultimate FIGHTING SPIRIT Ill need a lot of fighting spirit in the near future, but I will never give up!

 
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New Fire Emblem for the Hope the console version still has customization for the protagonist, as I really enjoyed that aspect for Fates and Wont mind if it plays along the lines of those Good one, Nintendo!

 

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