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A shoutout to Monita, Nintendo's forgotten mascot

After getting off the plane on the way home from BlizzCon, one thought was in my mind when I heard the robotic voice that's part of the shuttle from terminal to terminal -- "Monita." Indeed, the AI at my airport sounds like an uncanny repli...

 
 
 
 
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The cosplayers of BlizzCon never cease to impress

Every year Blizzard's stable of characters grows a bit. I mean we've had over 10 characters alone in Heroes of the Storm, several in Overwatch, multiple Hearthstone expansions with unique cards, Diablo III's Necromancer, a few Starcraf...

 
 
 
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Wow, this Zelda: Breath of the Wild sword throw is perfect

I wonder how long this person spent perfecting this Zelda: Breath of the Wild sword throw. Several hours? Maybe more? Maybe it took them a while to even come up with the idea (given that this post was made months after the game's relea...

 
 
 
 
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Mega Man Maker does what Capcom didn't

Years back Capcom was set to release a Mega Man level creator project that pre-dated Nintendo's Mario Maker called Mega Man Universe. Given the massive history Capcom could have drawn from (think of say, Battle Network assets...

 
 
 
 
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Mega Man Arena promises Super Smash-esque combat

My first real web project (that wasn't a DBZ fansite I coded with rudimentary HTML) was a Mega Man hub I started with a good friend of mine as kids. I provided most of the content (guides, news) with some coding support and he did the ...

 
 
 
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Sure, I'd play a Kingdom Hearts Cuphead DLC

I love me a good piece of concept art. Some of my favorites are from artist Simon Andersen (who created Owlboy), specifically his re-imagining of certain retro classics on other platforms. This "Cuphead meets Kingdom Hearts" mashup fro...

 
 
 
 
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Finally, a Zelda: Breath of the Wild Lynel cosplay

I see Zelda related cosplay at nearly every event I attend, but this is something else. Cosplayer TheCrashProject managed to make a full-on Lynel suit for NYCC 2017, a creation that ended up taking them "three long weeks" to prepa...

 
 
 
 
 
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Boy, Enix sure did make some weird games

Japan and weird games isn't particular news to anyone, but the other day I was perusing the list of games published and/or developed by Enix before they merged with Square and found a lot of them to be quite odd. Some games like Mischief Ma...

 
 
 
 
 




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Review in Progress: Okami HD"Amaterasu is still lookin' good"

 

7 Wonders (iPad)"Give me that money, Berenice"

 

Puzzle Fighter"A bit of a gem"

 

Wuppo"Wum is the loneliest number"

 

Tokaido (PC)"Traipsing through Japan"

 

Carcassonne - Tiles & Tactics"Revisiting a classic"

 

Xenoblade Chronicles 2"It's Rex time"

 
 
 

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Lawman

I thought Id seen absurd prices in video games Shroud of the Avatar has no, thats not in-game currency they want you to spend, but real My head hurts

 
Marcel Hoang

Tonight’s my last night with the beta, so I’m going to try to solo the monsters you’re not intended to hunt, Jyuratodus and I already failed to hunt Rathalos once but maybe now that I know how to track him with

 
jak2364

Sword Coast Legends is on sale on Steam before its for the deluxe edition, so if thats something any of you have been meaning to get, nows your last Im thinking about getting it, but I remember hearing it was pretty mediocre?

 
lokhe

What with the Bayonetta triple announcement on Switch, is it too much to hope for a Metroid Prime Trilogy announcement too? Build some hype for Prime 4? :)

 
Electric Reaper

Alice 3 I dont know what I did, but the program glitched out and starting displaying random fragments of itself in its own

 
JcDent

Ive heard of towed targets, but this is

 
PLANET P1SS 69

sometimes (all of the time?) i just want shit chords with good funk grooves and pretty colors

 
Zer0t0nin

Finished Doki Doki Literature Club a Especially for the price of:

 
jak2364

What Japanese stuff do yall think would make for good Western adaptation material? Fate seems like a series you could use the premise of for lots of totally unique stuff and people wouldnt complain a whole lot about whether or not its faithful

 
GoofierBrute

Star Wars is my favorite Japanese

 
 

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