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Stick it to The Man on Switch still makes me giggle

It’s no secret that I love this game. The new Switch version marks the fifth time that I’ve completed it, and I still loved every second. I almost never replay games, so this is an especially odd case. Even after all these ...

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero is getting a free battle mode this week

Blaster Master Zero has been killing it with post-launch support. This 3DS and Switch platformer got new characters (which were free at launch for a limited time), multiple new modes, and now, we're getting a free battle arena gametype in p...

 
 
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VVVVVV lands on Nintendo Switch with local co-op

I've strategically fallen my way through Terry Cavanagh's darling platformer VVVVVV countless times before, but what's one more gravity-shifting romp? The game is out today on Nintendo Switch and this version sports a two-player cooperative...

 
 
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Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

When I was working in video game retail, for many years one of the safest answers to the obligatory "What game should I buy my kid?" question was: "How's about talk to your child and learn about their interests." Hang on, no it wasn't. It w...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's Switch port pushed back to 2018

Speaking on their blog, indie studio Team Cherry have reluctantly announced that the Switch port for critically-acclaimed platform adventure, Hollow Knight, will not meet its intended 2017 release date.Being honest, the studio simply stated...

 
 
 
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Rime has some issues on the Nintendo Switch

This game was originally released for other platforms back in May of this year. After finally getting my hands on the Nintendo Switch version, almost six months later, I think it’s fairly safe to say that the delay was a good call. Ev...

 
 
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Review: Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! DLC

I couldn't recommend Snipperclips enough when it launched alongside the Nintendo Switch and, to this day, it's still one of my favorite games for the system. It's creative, lighthearted, approachable, and gives you just enough room to be a ...

 
 
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More Snipperclips is a very good thing

It's become easier to overlook early Nintendo Switch successes like Snipperclips now that we have Super Mario Odyssey and even Doom of all things to occupy our time on the system, but I hope you don't forget about it. The puzzle-solving, fr...

 
 
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Little Nightmares is back with another chapter

The Runaway Kid is still on the run in the second DLC chapter for Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares, and who can blame 'em? There are some spine-chilling creeps aboard The Maw. This latest side-story, "The Hideaway," is set in the vessel's...

 
 
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Review: Sonic Forces

It might be time for a new approach to 3D Sonic the Hedgehog games. We see so many great studios swoop in and re-invent (or do right by) the series, like PagodaWest Games and Headcannon with the recent Sonic Mania, but those are mostly 2D a...

 
 
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Superhero tropes aplenty in Sonic Forces launch trailer

Sega's Sonic Forces speeds onto the scene today, with the spiky blue mascot and his edgy buddies coming together to once again battle the evil Dr. Robotnik, nee Eggman, and his army of mechanical monsters.One last trailer has been released ...

 
 
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The 'Stranger Things' in my game collection

There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even with a focus on specific consoles. There's always at least one or two developers, big or small, that like to take ser...

 
 
 
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Review: Super Lucky's Tale

Most people didn't get a chance to play Lucky's Tale because it was relegated to a VR-only platform. Hell, I did play it, enjoyed it even, and I wasn't aware that a full-blown sequel was coming out on Xbox One until recently. Even afte...

 
 
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Join The Eggman Empire in new Sonic Forces trailer

Things are looking bad for Dr. Robotnik nee Eggman. After years of having his schemes foiled by a bunch of glove-loving, wisecracking animals, his public image has taken something of a kicking. How things might have been different if Sega h...

 
 
 
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Review: Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back

I just want to use this opportunity to point out that I didn’t take the easy way out and use the subheader of “What could possibly go wrong?” because we all know the answer to that question already. A lot, Bubsy. A lot can...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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A fresh look at Bloodstained just in time for Halloween

It's all too fitting that we'd get a Bloodstained development update on Halloween. The team has shared a few tracks as well as a new video depicting a courtyard area and a clash with Zangetsu, a samurai who "resents anyone and anything tain...

 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey breaks two million sales in three days

It doesn't surprise me in the slightest that Super Mario Odyssey is a hit. Nintendo always has a bona fide hit on their hands with any Mario game, even the ones on Wii U. No, what is really awesome is that basically 33% of all Switch owners...

 
 
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is coming back on PC

2003's action-adventure title Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is about to pop up on PC, Mac, and Linux by way of THQ Nordic. There's quite a lot going on with these new versions -- more than you might expect from years-later ports of a game mos...

 
 




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South Park: Phone Destroyer"My phone is still well intact"

 

Battle Chef Brigade"Slice and dice"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask"Episode 3 wildly tangled in its own cat's cradle"

 

School Girl/Zombie Hunter"A real class act"

 

Star Wars Battlefront II"You must learn control"

 

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV"Dad, dad, do the perfect cast!"

 

Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 
 
 

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JcDent

Something Awful ads tend to be fukken Wouldnt need Adblock if all ads everywhere were that

 
Chris Moyse

Anywhoo, I know a lot of you had a holiday yesterday, but heres hoping you all have a really great, happy and safe Do stuff, dont so stuff, but try to enjoy it either way x

 
Chris Moyse

Ive slept like shit for days Im exhausted, trying to figure out whats causing it, might be diet or

 
vxxy

It’s 2 days late (damn server problems), but it’s now been over 7 yrs since I created this I had an account before that so it’s actually been over 10 yrs now, but I hope you all enjoyed your Turkey And here’s to more years to

 
vxxy

It’s 2 days late (damn server problems), but it’s now been over 7 yrs since I created this I had an account before that so it’s actually been over 10 yrs now, but I hope you all enjoyed your Turkey And here’s to more years to

 
Rasori

Quick question for PC people, When you want to swap over an Nvidia GPU, with a newer Nvidia GPU, is it ok to swap the cards over and install the new drivers on top of the old ones, or should I uninstall all old drivers first? Im hearing mixed

 
Khalid Eternal Nigh

MST3K renewed for a 12th season! Hope that they respond to some of the feedback of the last season & work on Seasons 1~10 kept a lot of the same writers but took a while to really get a feel for their 11 was all new & wasnt BAD but had faults

 
Scrustle

So the new Splatoon update is out, and theres something about it we werent The Great Zapfish is missing! Again! Its not hiding behind the tower or flying around Maybe a tease for single player DLC?

 
Silver Luso

I hope I linked that Happy thanksgiving guys

 
DinoSir

Question for yall: How acceptable would it be for a PC Multiplayer only game to only operate using a controller? No mouse and keyboard

 
 

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