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Review: OnRush

I miss the feeling of booting up silly arcade racers. The on-demand wheelies from the Cruis'n series, the larger-than-life tracks from San Francisco Rush -- they weren't just a big part of my childhood, they were swift moments of ...

 
 
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Review: Vampyr

Vampires don’t get nearly enough love in the realm of video games. Oftentimes, they’re simply relegated to throwaway DLC, or the execution fails to properly nail that classic Bram Stoker feel. Then along comes Vampyr, a new acti...

 
 
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Review: Football, Tactics & Glory

There comes an issue when you take on a review for a game that seems like it is made for you. I love turn-based tactical games, I love football (soccer for the yanks), and I love but don't have the time to delve into Football Manager, so it...

 
 
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Review: The Council - Episode 2: Hide and Seek

Back in high school, my buddies and I used to always play a "hide and seek" map in Counter-Strike 1.6. It's a darker map set on just a single street of a neighborhood. Looking back, I'm not sure how we got so many enjoyable hours out o...

 
 
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Review: Milanoir

In the mid-1960s, the rise of western films produced and directed by Italian auteurs gave birth to a new subgenre of film, the Spaghetti Western. Notable for overdramatizing conflicts, unique audio and visual editing, and eschewing or outri...

 
 
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Review: PixelJunk Monsters 2

It feels like it's been ages since Q-Games dabbled in tower defense with the original PixelJunk Monsters. The studio has taken quite a few detours since then, all of which have have been interesting in their own right, but the time has fina...

 
 
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Review: Yoku's Island Express

There are some genres that work brilliantly when combined, and others you wouldn't expect to mash up very well. Yoku's Island Express blends a Metroid-like action platformer with pinball mechanics, and you'd be forgiven for thinking th...

 
 
 
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Review: Roseanne: Season 10

Revivals of a classic TV show isn’t exactly a new thing, but the concept has been kicked into overdrive lately. I can’t imagine anyone was clamoring for a Hawaii Five-0 or Knight Rider reboot, but here we are with both existin...

 
 
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Review: Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection

It's easy, even obnoxious, to be the "You weren't there maaaan..." guy. No-one likes that guy. But it's hard to put into words what it was like when Street Fighter II exploded onto the arcade scene back in 1991. It was an absolute phenomeno...

 
 
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Review: Moonlighter

I once read an article that some teachers are feeling forced to moonlight and take second jobs to supplement their low teaching salaries. As a teacher, it made me a bit sad to read, especially since I know other professions are in the same ...

 
 
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Review: Conan Exiles

Despite not having much affinity for survival games, I did find Funcom's Conan Exiles rather promising upon its full release earlier this month. In my Review In Progress, I noted that I was having fun in its wide, very pretty, Exiled L...

 
 
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Review: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon

Inti Creates knows their way around platformers. I know I've sung their praises many times before, but they just aren't in the pantheon of super-stardom that they deserve. This is a team who's been perfecting the genre for 20 years, da...

 
 
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Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story

When Disney started rolling out their plans a long time ago for damn near every character in the Star Wars universe to have origin movies, the general reaction was one simple question: Why? Why was this necessary at all? It just seemed...

 
 
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Review: Ikaruga (Switch)

Ikaruga is one of the purest gaming experiences out there. It's a brutally difficult shoot-'em-up, the kind of short-but-sweet game that takes a clever mechanic, explores it to its full extent, and doesn't pack on any unwanted fat. You coul...

 
 
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Review: Detroit: Become Human

Sony seems to have a thing for storybook adventure games. They hosted Until Dawn in 2015, and have been steadily supporting Quantic Dream for the past eight years with PlayStation exclusivity for Heavy Rain and Beyond: Two Souls. Like every...

 
 
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Review: Dark Souls Remastered

The gaming landscape has changed a lot since I first plopped into a pre-release version of Demon's Souls and soloed my way through its campaign. What was once a niche dungeon crawler in the same vein as King's Field became an inescapab...

 
 
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Review: Fahrenheit 451

Think back to high school for a minute, as painful as it may be for some. Back in English class, if you're living in America, there's bound to be a handful of books that we all had to read due to them being essential books that everyone sho...

 
 
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Review: Runner3

Choice Provisions (classically known as Gaijin Games) has a pretty sweet thing going on. Since 2009 they've mostly made Bit.Trip games, while enjoying the occasional non-Bit success. What's surprised me the most about them is just...

 
 
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Review: I Hate Running Backwards

Serious Sam might not be a household name, but that hasn’t stopped the guy from appearing in a crazy amount of games. Developer Croteam and publisher Devolver Digital have always had a fondness for the character and that has extended ...

 
 
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Review: Flynn & Freckles

It seems like many developers who grew up with a love for bright and colorful 3D platformers are doing their best to revive the buried genre in recent years. Games like A Hat and Time, Yooka Laylee and the remastered version of th...

 
 
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Review: Deadpool 2

Making a Deadpool movie involves a lot of nuance. Yeah, an absurd statement for the character that yells the word "chimichangas" constantly, but hear me out. Go too far down the spectrum, and you end up with a Deadpool that becomes an "LOL ...

 
 
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Import Review: Super Robot Wars X

Sequels with only a year of development time are a funny thing in the games industry. Sometimes you get games that are drastic improvements over the original, such as the jump from the original Mega Man Battle Network to its sequel. Other t...

 
 
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Review: State of Decay 2

Let me introduce you to The Refugees. They're a hardy bunch, ten survivors who banded together in an abandoned strip mall. Every member of their post-apocalyptic community brings a little something different to the table. Oscar, or Grouch a...

 
 
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Review: FRAMED Collection

While mobile gaming is still home to some creative and unique experiences, recent times have seen the platform become overcrowded with microtransaction-laden experiences. This has led to a lot of great titles getting lost in the void of the...

 
 




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Lego The Incredibles"Let's be real, this is the best Fantastic Four game we're ever gonna get"

 

Skyrim Very Special Edition"Alexa, cross the rickety bridge"

 

Jurassic World Evolution"Spare no expense! Because it doesn't matter anyway"

 

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion"I'm an expansion now"

 

Shaq Fu - A Legend Reborn"Shaq is back, but kinda wack"

 

Fortnite (Switch)"Build a fort, last the night (wait it's basically just battle royale now)"

 

Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby"

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Unravel Two"It takes two, baby! (But not really)"

 

Won't You Be My Neighbor?"You will always find people who are helping"

 
 
 

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dephoenix

Isnt it weird that pickles are fruit?

 
cockaroach

Incredibles 2 was a good I really liked the characterization of the The villain was a bit The jokes were better, and Im glad it didnt force me to cry like Coco The opening short was one of Pixars

 
Blanchimont

Its actually

 
TriCerAroK

Limbo and Inside are coming to Switch! Also, unrelated, but Crackdown 3 just lost the series creator AND Reagent Remember Scalebound? Or that card fighting game I cant6remember the name of right now? FFS

 
RocketKnight

Okay, heres a #Confessiontoid to end all my credibility I dont like cat girls (or anime girls, for that matter) and my favourite Final Fantasy is There we Feels

 
ScionVyse

CONFIRMED

 
GetNekKid

So I picked up my copy of Gloomhaven

 
taterchimp

Auntie Donna put on a hell of a show!

 
ZombZ

I have seriously considered moving to a colder climate because of how startlingly sweaty my balls This isnt gaming related so I guess it doesnt fit into

 
Electric Reaper

I am genuinely convinced there are far more released Doom mods than there are named Naruto and Bleach characters

 
 

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