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Grid Autosport's Switch trailer boasts 'freedom of control'

When Grid Autosport was announced for Switch, the first question on many peoples minds was, "How does it control?" For those unaware, the Switch Joy-Con do not have analog triggers, which is crucial for controlling a racing game (especially...

 
 
 
 
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Review: PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller for Switch

As much as I love my Nintendo Switch, and I certainly do, it's the first console I've bought where I haven't exactly been going wild with buying extra controllers. On the GameCube, I bought nearly every new color Nintendo put out. With the ...

 
 
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How Dragon Quest Swords got me into Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest has been one of my favorite RPG series for about a decade. Simple, idealistic fairy tales resonated with me in my childhood the same way colorful, idealistic shonen anime worlds did in my college years, so it’s little won...

 
 
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Fortnite's latest Switch patch brings gyroscope aiming

Fortnite Season Five has just started and with it comes a new update for the game. While the list of changes is fairly extensive, one notable addition to the Switch version is gyroscope aiming. While I don't personally care for such an incl...

 
 
 
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Review: Star Trek: Bridge Crew

If there's any quintessential Star Trek fantasy, it's probably of being on the bridge of one of the series' iconic starships. Be it the Enterprise, Defiant, or Voyager, Star Trek has long defined itself through command decks and t...

 
 
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1-2-Switch revealed to have 28 games including 'Baby'

Ever since 1-2-Switch has been announced it's been met with lots of criticism. The more we saw and the more we played, the more skeptical we have all become of this $50 party game. One thing that was not completely disclosed until toda...

 
 
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Arms is beautiful and fun, but not the next big eSport

There are times when I feel like I'm not playing a game to its max potential, that there is some high skill ceiling I'm not quite reaching. That often comes when playing fighting games, but not just fighting games. Games like Crysis an...

 
 
 
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Star Fox Zero's motion controls can't be fully disabled

IGN reports that, despite earlier claims, motion controls can't be fully disabled for Star Fox Zero. Nintendo issued a statement explaining that "motion controls cannot be entirely disabled in Star Fox Zero, although players will have some ...

 
 
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Sony patents new Power Glove for PlayStation VR

One challenge facing virtual reality designers is what they should do with the player's hands. Some games, like flight simulators, have it relatively easy. A joystick and throttle can easily mirror what's going on in a cockpit. But for most...

 
 
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Scalebound originally starred a young, female protagonist

Scalebound is one of those games I've just been excited about since it was shown off at E3 last year. A new game from Platinum, the master of character action, about riding dragons into ancient combat while modern music blares in your Beats...

 
 
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Review: Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey

"A game that captures pictures of you when you pose to build levels for your character to platform on? This is gonna be a blast," I thought naively as I excitedly volunteered to review Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey, "Finally something ...

 
 
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Has Microsoft killed Kinect?

Talking of backwards compatibility... did you notice what wasn't on that list of playable titles? Kinect games. There are no Kinect games. No Kinectimals, no Kinect Sport, no Dance Central. It seems that Xbox's all-singing, all-dancing moti...

 
 
 
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Think a game has bad controls? Maybe it's your fault

Number 56 on the master list of 235 "Things that I say that sometimes annoy people who play videogames" is that it's very rare for a game to have "bad" controls. Most of the time when people say that, they are focusing too much their idea ...

 
 
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There's going to be a Fruit Ninja Kinect 2

A ratings board listing has outed the existence of Fruit Ninja Kinect 2. You cool with that? Fruit Ninja was one of the rare titles for Xbox 360 that made decent use of the motion-sensing device, so it makes sense that the newer console wou...

 
 
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Myo is a hands-free alternative for the Oculus Rift

The Oculus Rift is a great piece of equipment, and up until now you needed to use motion--based controllers to simulate your own arms in some Rift games. Myo looks to take things one step further by freeing up your hands, thus creating a m...

 
 
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Apple definitely bought the original Kinect company

Apple confirmed that they bought PrimeSense, the company behind the original Kinect, for $360 million dollars. A spokesmen told the BBC that "Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our pur...

 
 
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Kinect 2.0 tech demos showcase a more responsive system

Ever dedicated to evangelizing the usefulness of Kinect 2.0, Microsoft has released two tech demos showcasing the camera's improvements over its predecessor. The first video focuses on how the Kinect 2.0 interacts with your body: reading y...

 
 
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Xbox One's Kinect won't work anywhere but on Xbox One

When Kinect launched for Xbox 360, it was immediately compatible with Windows PCs. When Xbox One's Kinect launches, that won't be the case. Microsoft confirmed that the Xbox One's Kinect sensor was built specifically with the new console in...

 
 
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This is what Double Fine's Leap Motion game looks like

Following the release schedule for the Leap Motion Controller and tease that Double Fine would have a game of its own for the device, more details have come out. This new title, "a music driven score challenge game" designed by folks who wo...

 
 
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Microsoft is interested in using Kinect tech for tablets

Some of us aren't so keen on using Kinect for playing most types of games, but that's not to say the technology doesn't have its applications elsewhere. Can you imagine Microsoft integrating Kinect with laptops or tablets? Chief research an...

 
 




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How could a once scary main character and a currently scary main character get scared by a horror video game?

 
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Been playing Not Sonic Adventure (AKA Spark the Electric Jester 2) this weekend, and so far it is pretty fun! While this one is rougher around the edges and feels more amateur than the first game, this is still a really good platforming time so

 
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Just finished Still hooked on fortnite (and embarrassed about Need to get back into BotW and Hollow

 
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Prediction for last episode of GoT, having only seen the first ever episode: everyone Like, literally, everyone

 
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I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
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People asking the real questions on Fire Emblem: Three Houses Amazon

 
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Happy bday Parismio! Hope you get some cool gifts, eat good food and have an excellent Live it up and get your peepee touched!

 
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There is only one God and his name is And there is only one thing we say to Death: “not What will Daenerys say to him tomorrow?

 
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Never thought I was going to love Etrian Odyssey Untold as much as I have Its a long JRPG dungeon crawler, but it pretty consistently throws new situations the players Love exploring the dungeons/ so many close situations! Love it!

 
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If Griffith was a #Striptoid

 
 

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