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Here are all the details for Mega Man 11 so far

Mega Man 11. It feels good to type that out. Almost eight years after the series was basically retired, there's going to be a new Mega Man game that is not a collection or port. So without further ado, here is what we know about the ga...

 
 
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Shantae's Friends to the End DLC looks like a blast

Sky, Bolo, and everyone's favorite Rottytops are stepping up for Friends to the End, the "final piece" of the Shantae: Half-Genie Hero storyline. On-the-fly character switching for the trio sounded fun when details for this DLC first came t...

 
 
 
 
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Capcom reveals Mega Man X collection, adds Switch to lineup

During the Mega Man 30th Anniversary celebration stream today, Capcom reminded us that the actual anniversary is on the 17th, but it chose today to celebrate. Oh, and it also revealed that a Mega Man X collection in some form is c...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Splasher is back on the Nintendo Switch eShop

If you caught Kevin's review of Splasher and thought it sounded like the sort of platformer you'd dig on Nintendo Switch -- I mean, he scored it a nine outta ten! -- then here's a double dose of good news. First, the game is back on the eSh...

 
 
 
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Yooka-Laylee will finally arrive on Switch on December 14

Yooka-Laylee is finally hitting the Switch on December 14, as revealed by this video from Playtonic. It'll run at 900p docked and 600p undocked, and Playtonic claims that it's the "best version yet" due to optimization that includes a bette...

 
 
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A Hat in Time lands on PS4 and Xbox One next week

Charming indie 3D platformer A Hat in Time will be making the jump to consoles next week on December 6. You'll be able to get it on PS4 or Xbox One for $29.99. If you're wondering about a Switch port, the devs have stated they there are cur...

 
 
 
 
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Shovel Knight is next to get Switch video recording powers

Switch video recording is in this weird transitive state right now. Some games have it, some don't, and it's mostly the Nintendo games that are the haves compared to the have nots. A few developers have been keen to support it though (espec...

 
 
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What does the community think of Super Mario Odyssey?

For me personally, there are two big marquee games that defined the Nintendo Switch's explosive entrance onto the scene this year. First was a right-straight with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, followed by an uppercut later with S...

 
 
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Check out 64 Bits' awesome Cuphead-style Dark Souls animation

Cuphead took seemingly forever to come to fruition, but boy, it was worth the wait. A huge part of the game's appeal, and its lengthy development, was its meticulous art style. The beautiful hand-drawn animation, based around the work of vi...

 
 
 
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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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Hearthstone: Kobolds and Catacombs"You're gorram right I'm taking that candle"

 

Never Stop Sneakin'"Sneaking its way onto your Switch"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis"Last time is a charm?"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Race for the Galaxy (Mobile)"One of the best digital conversions to date"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

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

 

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

 
 
 

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Double Monocles

Hope youre all doing well Its the end of a long damn week for Come kick it with some Baroness

 
kevlarmonkey

Played pubg on Xbox The controls are janky as fuck, n64 games look better sometimes, but I had a good time with My god the menu system sucks though

 
Chris Moyse

Some elements of my weekend were fascinating and exploratory, others made my head *so ill* It was legitimately Regardless of all that, you’re all so wonderful sending these secret gifts to each I hope you’re feelin festive and happy

 
GoofierBrute

Thank you to my Secret Santa who gave me the greatest gift of all: the gift of

 
Jetfandam

Fighting Games are great and had a big influence on the wonderful creators of

 
TheLimoMaker

So we are about to watch The Emoji are only streaming our audio for copyright reasons, but if you want to watch along, just ask one of us for a link in the chat and we will let you share our See ya GM deserves

 
Gamemaniac3434

Its time Ill leave the stream link below and within the next hour or Watch it if you want to watch the emoji movie and

 
Perro

The XC2 Diaries: Having a better time with the game now that Im following the main quest line and putting side questing on I keep accidentally skipping I admit however that the voice acting is very hit or miss in the game

 
ooktar

Thank you so much to my Secret Santa Retrofraction for this wonderful I love the letter you wrote me and on top of the games and Anime, the mix CD of Space Jam Christmas mixes is one of the greatest gifts Ive ever Im incredibly grateful

 
Dango

You defined the art, and it defines

 
 

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