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How Guacamelee stands out in the metroidvania crowd

This August is a real treat for metroidvania fans. We already have a handful of great new releases like Dead Cells, Hollow Knight's next expansion is on the horizon, and Guacamelee 2 is just around the corner. It’s always a thril...

 
 
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Review: Sicario: Day of the Soldado

So there I was, sitting in a McDonald's in England. It was 2015, and I was killing time since I had the weekend off. I went to my local comic book store and was able to pick up some issues of Justice League since I was behind a few months. ...

 
 
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Review: Mulaka

Mulaka is a 3D adventure game with a story based around the culture of the Tarahumara people who hail from Northern Mexico. Its influence from genre mainstays, such as Ocarina of Time and Okami, is felt in every inch of its presentation, bu...

 
 
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Review: Coco

A litany of Disney animated films have explored various cultures. Whether or not they were entirely respectful of those cultures is up for debate, but the one constant up until recently was that neither Disney nor Pixar tackled any aspects ...

 
 
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Review: Aztez

Aztez immediately caught my eye for a number of reasons. The most striking of which was its distinct look. Taking cues from Mexican culture, I was wary and excited at the same time. There aren't a lot of games influenced by my culture, so I...

 
 
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The Falco amiibo is exclusive to Blockbuster in Mexico

Blockbuster is probably a relic of your youth, the place where you rented overpriced games and movies even though everywhere else was cheaper. More recently, you may remember Blockbuster for its sad three-quarter empty stores, "Everything M...

 
 
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Fire Emblem amiibo is first item ever sold on Amazon Mexico

Amazon México finally opened its doors to selling physical goods this morning. For more than a year prior, it only dealt Kindle e-books. What was the first item ever sold once the servers went live? An amiibo from Fire Emblem, of cou...

 
 
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Guacamelee: Gold Edition comes to Steam on August 8

Guacamelee! on the PlayStation 3 or PlayStation Vita was a wonderful experience. Well now all you people on the computers can finally see what was so great about it come August 8. Guacamelee: Gold Edition will cost $14.99/€13.99/&poun...

 
 
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Review: Guacamelee!

In popular Mexican culture, the luchador (masked wrestler) isn't just an athlete, he's a cultural icon. El Santo is probably the most power example of the luchador concept's hold on Mexico. Santo started professional wrestling bac...

 
 
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Animales de la Muerte lives on as a mobile game

Remember High Voltage Software's Animales de la Muerte? Originally one of the most promising-sounding titles for the then-new WiiWare service, it stewed in limbo for a few years before dropping WiiWare and becoming an XBLA / PSN game inste...

 
 
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Here! Have another Gravity Falls chiptune cover!

It may come as a surprise, but the last new episode of Disney's f*ck-awesome Gravity Falls aired in early October. That was ages ago! Thankfully the show is coming back next Friday, February 15, and this pleases me. Know what else pleases m...

 
 
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Ay dios mio! Sin Cara's on the Latin cover of WWE 12

I don't recall ever seeing a game getting a Latin American Edition, but it's fitting that a wrestling game would blaze that trail. Masked luchador Sin Cara will be replacing Randy Orton as the cover athlete for WWE 12 in Latin America....

 
 
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Viva la Mexico! Hideo Kojima will visit Mexico City

Kojima Goes To Mexico! That sounds like the title of a great movie.  I wish that one day I'll be important enough to have press releases go out to announce my travel plans. BREAKING: Dale North goes to Walmart to purchase Oreos, Cheez-...

 
 
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Call of Juarez: The Cartel wants to show you co-opetition

Call of Juarez: The Cartel has three player co-op, but according to this trailer there is also plenty of competition to go around if you want there to be. As a Western movie buff, I'm still not over the fact that they took one of the few d...

 
 
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Mexican legislators try to ban Call of Juarez: The Cartel

The ludicrously contrived controversy over Call of Juarez: The Cartel continues with news that some Mexican legislators want the game banned. Again, it's worth pointing out that all we've seen so far is some box art. That's enough for some ...

 
 
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Latin America getting localized games...and a PS2 bundle

A press release from Sony says that Latin America will get localized "blockbuster" games in 2011. That's good news for them. Killzone 3 and inFAMOUS 2 are coming in Spanish. Killzone 3 will also get 3D and Move support as well as a  Po...

 
 
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E3 10: Preparing for the big show

The E3 10 doors are about to open. Though we've been posting news related to the event for days, the show itself still hasn't even started yet. I'm freaking out. I don't think I've ever been this excited about videogames in my entire ...

 
 
 
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GameStop believes industry needs to focus on Hispanic market

Hispanics make up a considerable portion of the population in the United States, especially the further south you get. And, according to GameStop COO Paul Raines, they're buying videogames. Raines attributed a large portion of GameStop's ex...

 
 
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ESA raid on a Mexican market nets 91,200 illegal video games

The folks at the Entertainment Software Association took a trip to Mexico recently. They came back with nice tans, a slight margarita hangover, oh... and 91,200 copies of illegal videogames. The ESA raided a massive marketplace in Guadalaja...

 
 
 
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Mexican game market approaches $1 billion, also YUGS

Research group Americas News Intelligence thinks that the Mexican games market might be worth $1 billion by the end of the decade. ¡Dios Mio!According to Gamasutra, the Miami-based group says that total revenues (not counting the pira...

 
 
 
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Mexican PS3 to cost mucho dinero

¡Dios Mio! Even with Sony's recently announced price drop, many still feel that $500 is too much to spend on a video game console. The blogosphere is rife with complaints on Sony's price point for their flagship system, but now it see...

 
 




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Whats more cringe, gun toting tough guys or trilby wearing neck beards? I say tough

 
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Welp, Im going to fall in this Princess Connect hole for a bit I

 
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Is this cursed?

 
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Ill never find out if they saw through my bullshit or just wanted to see what the switch

 
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Interview is in about 2 hours, wish me Send all the positive and good vibes my

 
Uncle Arena Fighter

My dad passed away in his sleep this The leadup has been a trial this past week; its both sad and relieving to see him Our relationship was odd, but he got me into games and movies, was a good talker, and beat his lifelong

 
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If Star Wars didnt come out in 1977 and was being made now, which B-list actors would you choose for Luke, Leia, and Han?

 
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It has just come to my attention that Tetsuya Watari passed away back in He was the man who played Shintaro Kazama in every single Yakuza game since the original on Kinji Fukasaku made two films starring the man, more info in RIP

 
RiffRaff

Out of curiosity, do you all still preorder games? I do often and will continue to do Especially for indies where that early sales boost is a big boon to the I also find it convenient especially when shipping is

 
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Woo hoo! First time getting the featured comment! Feels like I`ve joined an exclusive club for the I wonder who has the world record for most featured My guess is Isay

 
 

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