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A quick guide to the Fire Emblem series

Fire Emblem. One of the most puzzling Nintendo franchises for sure. Most people's first experience with the series was Super Smash Bros. Melee on the GameCube, which included Marth and Roy. Neither of their games released out...

 
 
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Let's get an Animal Crossing RPG in 2018

In two months time, Animal Crossing: New Leaf will celebrate its 5th anniversary as arguably the most successful title in the franchise. It's moved more than 11 million copies, spawned its own spin-off in Happy Home Designer --&nb...

 
 
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Review: Pillars of Eternity - Complete Edition

Kickstarter may have lost a little of its luster since the campaigns of Double Fine Adventure and the Ouya, but one of the most successful game crowdfunding campaigns to date resulted in Pillars of Eternity, a modern throwback to isometric ...

 
 
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Monolith says Shadow of War's end fight won't suck

Maybe the strongest praise for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor necessitates pointing out its most glaring flaw. The game was a darling, managing to please fans and earn critical acclaim. All of that in spite of the fact that the final b...

 
 
 
 
 
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Destiny 2's first month of events mapped out

One of Destiny's strengths is its ability to highlight and modify certain activities so playing the same content for the umpteenth time isn't quite as stale as one might expect. Destiny 2 is looking no different in that regard, and Bungie h...

 
 
 
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Nioh's third and final DLC adds a new mode this month

Just the other day, I caught Nioh out of the corner of my eye and wished I had a clone to level up my character during the day, as I worked, so I could finally dig into the Defiant Honor DLC. I'm way behind, to say nothing of the heightened...

 
 
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The Witcher 3's PS4 Pro update is 'a few days' away

Last year, CD Projekt Red went on record to say that it wouldn't put out a PlayStation 4 Pro update for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, noting that it was prioritizing Cyberpunk 2077 and Gwent. The studio has since changed its tune. The game will...

 
 
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Monster Hunter: World will be the one that gets me

My history with the Monster Hunter series is painfully, regretfully abrupt. I attempted to get into it years ago, on PlayStation Portable, but bounced off so hard that I can't even confidently say which installment I tried. That experience ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Gearbox has 90% of its attention on Borderlands 3

Gearbox's PAX West 2017 panel just finished, and while most of it was about the efforts of the company's publishing arm, it had hints about the development side. We didn't get to actually see anything on Borderlands 3, but president and Int...

 
 
 
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Sunless Sea creative director launches first solo Kickstarter

Sunless Sea and its predecessor Fallen London were very niche games that fit right into all my little nooks and crannies so nicely. The world was creepy, the writing dark but humorous, and most of all for me it was immensely original. So wh...

 
 
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Sunless Skies just landed on Steam Early Access

Failbetter Games' sequel to Sunless Sea launches today on Steam Early Access and GOG Games in Development. Sunless Skies is a top-down RPG with a literary twist -- think FTL with more story. It takes place ten years after Sunless Sea, ...

 
 
 
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Review: Ys Seven (PC)

During 2015, I managed to start my relationship with the English Ys PC games. From there, I fell in love with Falcom's other works. With XSEED bringing Ys Seven to Steam, GOG, and the Humble Store, it felt like I would witness another ...

 
 
 
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Fire Emblem anime hits the rumor mill

With the recent release of Fire Emblem Heroes on mobile devices, Lucina from Fire Emblem: Awakening will be included in the game and was updated with a new design and new artwork. But it turns out a potential teaser was included within her ...

 
 
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Fate/Grand Order's next major update is due soon-ish

Anime streaming service Crunchyroll held its annual Crunchyroll Expo this year, and there was a fair bit of news released for otaku to chew on, particularly ones that are fans of Type-MOON and the Fate franchise. One such announcement ...

 
 
 




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Greenhornet214

I wrote a big ol blog about cooking! Check it out!

 
Chris Moyse

The lighting at EGX is *awful*, an all-or-nothing clash of straight-up pitch black, and eye-searing full-beam Its making photos real tough, but hopefully Ill have some alright shots to stick up after

 
SrChurros

AAAAH! HECK YEAH! This looks awesome and I need it

 
travolta

I dont know why, but within the last year or two I have become obsessed with getting Platinum trophies on my I just went through and got the Platinum for Uncharted 1-3, Lost Legacy, and now Im working on it for Uncharted

 
Deadgar64

DB Fighter Z looks Though, I hope they keep some of the characters a Like, I long for the days of getting a game and freaking out about a secret character that I didnt know was in

 
Jetfandam

So will we see Labrys (P4:Arena), Sho(P4: Arena Ultimax) and the female main character of P3P ever again or are they locked in the basement together with the cast of P1 and P2?

 
Perro

#OSTatWork I have only played Suikoden I hear the second game is the best, but if anything Suikoden 1 has a better

 
lordxmugen

Am I the only thinking Super Mario Odyssey just looks a little dead compared to Galaxy and even Sunshine? Like every time theyve shown it off the levels just looked like big obstacle courses with a bunch of Bills and platforms and nothing Why?

 
Robosquid

Finally picked up Samus returns, Loving it so far, I love how the melee counter isnt some frame perfect shit you have to However this game is reminding me how phenomenal bad I am at metroid

 
Dango

Feeling a bit like a lost soul these Not the ones from Doom Well, maybe a little like the ones from

 
 

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