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Review: L.A. Noire (Switch)

Cole Phelps: professional asshole. As I solved case after case in L.A. Noire upon its original release in 2011 (feel_old_yet.jpg), that's the only thought that consistently popped into my mind. But as absurd as this crime-stopping romp was,...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Ultra Moon

The more I think about Pokemon Sun & Moon, the more I realize it might be my favorite generation. That's a contentious statement I know, given how many people found their faults in it (which is the same with any given generation, e...

 
 
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Review: Inhumans (Season 1)

Well, I did it. I watched the whole thing. A few weeks ago, I wrote (well, ranted) about my impressions of the first two episodes of Inhumans. I’m not, frankly, all that confident I have much to say about the thing as a whol...

 
 
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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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Review: Need for Speed Payback

In my review in progress of Need for Speed Payback I said: “I wouldn't dare attempt drinking and driving in the real world for obvious reasons. But, in the seemingly lawless land of Need for Speed Payback, I think it's the only way to...

 
 
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Review: Super Beat Sports

Beat Sports came and went with few people even having a chance to play it. When it released, it was considered one of the better games on Apple TV, a platform that isn't exactly famous for its games. The Nintendo Switch is giving the rhythm...

 
 
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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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Review: Doom (Switch)

PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One. It's a weird phrase I'm not used to seeing. During the Wii U era, PC, PS4, Xbox One kind of just flowed out of my fingertips. It's muscle memory at this point, seeing a major multiplatform game on the "big three" ...

 
 
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Review: Monopoly for Nintendo Switch

At one point or another, everyone has played Monopoly. It may have been on one of the numerous console iterations or the various themed board games, but most people have been subjected to the terrors of Mr. Monopoly’s menacing grin. A...

 
 
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Import Review: Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum Session!

The Taiko no Tatsujin ("Taiko Drum Master") rhythm game series has been around for a while. Since its first entry on PS2, there have been over a dozen of these things on a variety of systems, on top of successful arcade machines. And yet, f...

 
 
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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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Review: Call of Duty: WWII

Activision's billion-dollar franchise Call of Duty has hit a crossroads. After over a decade of releases, the military shooter has traversed through World War II, contemporary Middle-Eastern conflict, the horrors of 'Nam, a United States in...

 
 
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Review: Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds

Horizon Zero Dawn is probably at that "tentpole" level at Sony by this point. They have the sales and critical acclaim under their belts, and after nearly a year they figured they'd dole out some DLC while we wait for the inevitable sequel....

 
 
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Review: Stranger Things 2

As Netflix crawls further into debt, and continues its larger push into original programming, it means there's a lot more pressure on its flagship shows to succeed. Stranger Things' first season hit a nostalgic vein, and made a huge impact ...

 
 
 
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Review: Creeping Terror

When Paranormal Activity became an international blockbuster it ushered in a highly profitable era of B horror films. Since then cineplexes have been inundated with cheaply produced, easily marketable and quickly forgotten horror films. Blu...

 
 
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Review In Progress: Call of Duty: WWII

I've never been a part of the "Call of Duty sucks because it exists" crowd. Aside from a few missteps, I've generally found the never-ending CoD series to feature enjoyable, high-quality titles. I think Modern Warfare 1 & 2 are uniforml...

 
 
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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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Review: Splasher

Splasher is a love letter to the twitch platforming genre, and it wears its influences on its sleeves proudly. The shadow of Super Meat Boy can be felt in almost every aspect of this game, but it introduces enough new mechanics to...

 
 
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Review: Xbox One X

I have the good fortune of being able to cover console launches before, during, and after their release, which gives me plenty of time to study trends. Seeing Microsoft riding high off of the Xbox 360, clawing at Sony after their big Xbox v...

 
 
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Review: Thor: Ragnarok

While I like the Marvel Cinematic Universe overall, I've never been that interested in the Thor movies. I love the Walt Simonson run on The Mighty Thor, but the previous live-action films featuring the God of Thunder never really appealed t...

 
 
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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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Review: Steven Universe: Save the Light

Steven Universe is a crazily popular Cartoon Network series, and it's one of the best cartoons in recent memory, so it was only a matter of time before it would make its way to gaming. Grumpyface Studios, the studio behind a number of mobil...

 
 
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Review: Blade of the Immortal

Takashi Miike is, in the purest sense of the word, prolific. He has dedicated himself to churning out film after film, year in and year out, often with wildly differing levels of success. Sure, it’s easy to look at fantastic works lik...

 
 




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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"

 

Puzzle Fighter"A bit of a gem"

 

Wuppo"Wum is the loneliest number"

 

Tokaido (PC)"Traipsing through Japan"

 
 
 

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TheIntern

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taterchimp

Um, Actually is the best thing College Humor has put out

 
Giftmour

I just went through Doki Doki Literature Club second If I had played it myself, it probably wouldve been this years Undertale for If What a ride The ending (that I saw) surprised me in how bittersweet it AAA!

 
SenhorLikesChurros

Aaaaw heck yeha this album is gone be good!

 
Pixie The Fairy

Its so weird but kind of interesting that it looks a Tarantino-directed Star Trek movie may really Hes great at focused scenes that fully utilize the set, so he likely would go more the way of the TV stuff, but with bloodsplosions &

 
TriMyrrhAroK

Anyone interested in Monster Hunter World that cant play the beta for whatever reason should check out Giant Bombs coverage Great video, with lots of

 
LoneMak

#treetoid Went to visit my parents this They had the fire going and Its starting to feel like Chris

 
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#darksiders2

 
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Rad Party God

First impression of Okami HD on Steam; it doesnt run at 60 fps, but thats a minor Other than that, it definitely looks a lot better than I remember (Wii I kinda wish I could use the Wiimote for the brush, but I can use the mouse

 
 

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