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Review: The Missing: J.J. Macfield and the Island of Memories

We aren't, all of us, brimming with confidence about ourselves, our choices, and the narrative we've written in our short time here on Earth. I've been here the best part of four decades and I can honestly tell you that I'm still not comple...

 
 
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Review: My Memory of Us

My Memory of Us tells a tragic story set in one of the darkest moments of human history all wrapped in the attractive package of a charming black and white 2.5D puzzle platformer.  Juggler Games set out to tell the story of those who f...

 
 
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Contest: Win Joggernauts for Steam

Another day, another contest: Enter to win Joggernauts on Steam. Attention anyone looking for a cute and colorful puzzle game you can play with your friends and family: We're giving away a cute and colorful puzzle game you can play with you...

 
 
 
 
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Tetris Effect will be a great way to close out the busy year

When I close my eyes throughout the month of November, I'll have visions of falling blocks perfectly slotting together. Tetris Effect launches for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR on November 9, 2018. I was on board the moment I heard this ...

 
 
 
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Review: Donut County

Holes get a bad rap. Their existence signifies an absence; the appearance of a hole means something can never be whole. Losing a loved one leaves a hole in our heart. Perceived gaps in storytelling are called "plot holes". Places that peopl...

 
 
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Crystal Crisis is worthy replacement for Puzzle Fighter

As somebody who covers plenty of mobile games, I've seen my fair share of copycats. When some type of game makes it big, a flood of imitators is not far behind. It's disheartening to see, but sometimes it's absolutely necessary. When lookin...

 
 
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Untitled Goose Game is honking good

Untitled Goose Game debuted last year and it seemed to make a huge dent as everyone couldn’t get enough of the exploits of the Asshole Goose. House House went silent after the footage premiered and the game slowly faded from memory. T...

 
 
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Mega Man to cross over into No Heroes Allowed mobile game

Mega Man turns 30 this year, and Capcom is bringing him back from the dead to celebrate. They've always been good at peddling merchandise and plopping the character into whatever they feel like (you could argue Smash 4 was the beg...

 
 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: The Boomsday Project

Blizzard's Hearthstone is one of the company's more unusual creations. A digital representation of a physical card game, based on a venerable MMORPG, itself based on a real-time-strategy game (based on the Warhammer universe, but ...

 
 
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Contest: Arrive at your Destination Primus Vita prize pack

Sometimes we do a contest where we give away digital prizes, like game keys. Other times, we give away physical stuff, like t-shirts. Occasionally, we give out really unique things, like the chance to get your name in an actual, real-life v...

 
 
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Review: WarioWare Gold

"Make like a potato, and mash!" Even with Wario's creepy vocals gracing our ears WarioWare Gold has still got it. Somewhat.

 
 
 
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Giveaway: Win one of 10 copies of BlobCat!

If you're anything like me, you like both blobs and cats. You also like free games because you're extremely cheap, but devilishly handsome. So let's smash all that together and give away 10 copies of BlobCat! The fine felines over at BySamb...

 
 
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Puzzle Depot shows that pushing blocks can still be fun

In my youth, I used to play all kinds of crazy games on my uncle’s Mac. Most of these titles are lost to the annals of gaming history, but I do have a distinct memory of checking out Chip’s Challenge. I loved how quirky the grap...

 
 
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Hungry hole physics puzzler Donut County out next month

Donut County should appeal to fans of Katamari Damacy. It's a lighthearted game in which you are a hole that can move around and swallow objects to grow larger, and you'll solve puzzles along the way. After a long wait, it's nearly ready fo...

 
 
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Puzzle Fighter mobile dies tomorrow, get your combos in now

Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo was an absolute classic and I've spent hundreds of hours with its various incarnations since 1996. Although it's not the optimal version of the game I was always fond of the 2003 Game Boy Advance port, which al...

 
 
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Get some: Picross S2 coming to Switch this week

For some Picross is love, it is life. For others, it's a game series. A series that's getting another addition on Switch next week. As per the official eShop listing Picross S2 will hit Switch on August 2, alongside of a few features like a...

 
 
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Review: Semblance

The traditional 2D platformer genre accounts for some of my favorite games ever. That being said, it's always awesome to see a game try and change the genre in new and exciting ways. Semblance does just that, in a way I'm surprised I h...

 
 
 
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Review: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker

Personally, I never ended up buying a Wii U. My original plan was to wait for Breath of the Wild to release on the system before nabbing one. But by the time that was drawing near, the Switch was announced and right around the corner. Howev...

 
 
 




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I know Im quite a few years late, but I finally got my physical copy of Alienation in the mail Going to get ready to kick some alien Also its a damn shame Housemarque is done with arcade At least they left us some gems

 
Jiraya

Time for Fondue!

 
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At a board game night, my friend to another friend: Give me a second, Im arranging a blind date for you with an old colleague of Me, the only other single guy in the room:

 
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Dunno if anyone read the book The Untold History Of Japanese games developer, which i thought was a really cool The creator is now working on a new book

 
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Also I got invited to project stream and am able to play AC: Odyssey today! Will have to play it later though to see how it actually

 
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Seriously considering Red Dead (3) next week, but a nagging thought (besides how massive a time commitment it’ll be) is a realization that movement in R* games since GTAIV has been sort of clumsy; walking into running, bumpin’ into

 
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Got home yesterday, and discovered I had no All of the food in my fridge and freezer, SOMEBODY flipped the main breaker for my apartment Out of 35 other apartments in my They claim kids did Now Daddys going child

 
 

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