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Good luck dealing with Rune: Ragnarok's gigantic beasts

Human Head's back and it's back with a fury. Last August, we learned that there's going to be a new installment in early-2000s series Rune. Now we get to see more than some fire and stones. In the first proper look at Rune: Ragnarok, there...

 
 
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Banner Saga 3 settles into a summer 2018 release

Stoic is rounding out its tactical Viking trilogy sooner than expected. While the Kickstarter campaign had suggested a December 2018 release for Banner Saga 3, the game is now confirmed for this summer. Along with that spot of good news, t...

 
 
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So, just what is left for the Nintendo 3DS?

On February 26, the Nintendo 3DS will celebrate its seventh year on the market. In that time, it has sold more than 70 million units worldwide and more than 340 million games. It’s been home to the great franchises we grew up with lik...

 
 
 
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Review: Lost Sphear

You should probably know before reading this review that I consider Chrono Trigger one of the best games ever made, and Final Fantasy VI isn't far behind it. There's something about these late SNES Role-playing games that I can co...

 
 
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Review: Assassin's Creed Origins: The Hidden Ones

"Have we done good?" Bayek asks Aya (now Amunet) toward the end of The Hidden Ones, the first proper expansion to Assassin's Creed Origins. Although Assassin's Creed doesn't always advertise it, there's a moral uncertainty permeating m...

 
 
 
 
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Hylics 2 is a total fever dream and I love it

Hylics was the "trippiest RPG" I had ever seen as of 2015, but now it's time for a new king: Hylics 2! Creator Mason Lindroth shared a video preview for the sequel earlier this week, and I'm delighted knowing that some of you will have neve...

 
 
 
 
 
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Falcom's Zwei: The Arges Adventure soars to PC January 24

Well, people. It turns out that NIS America's PC port of Ys VIII isn't the only Nihon Falcom title launching in January since XSEED plans to release Zwei: The Arges Adventure on the 24th.  As we get to see more of the action ...

 
 
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Destiny 2 has some big plans for 2018

While The Dawning was running over the past few weeks, Bungie was mostly on vacation and communication has been fairly dark. It broke the silence today with a huge blog post touching on its plans for Destiny 2 in 2018. In an attempt to be l...

 
 
 
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Japan is getting a sweet Dark Souls Trilogy Box Set

If you were envious of Europe's Dark Souls trilogy vinyl set, you might explode when you see what's on the horizon in Japan. (Thankfully, I'm still glowing from today's news so I'm not too bothered.) Bandai Namco is putting together a Dark ...

 
 
 
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Dark Souls is arriving on Nintendo Switch fairly soon

[Update: Dark Souls: Remastered will cost $40 "on consoles," according to Bandai Namco.] Welp, you blinked, and probably missed the "Mini" Nintendo Direct that just happened. Among some other announcements, Bandai Namco jumped in to reveal&...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon headed to Switch on January 18

If you want to experience dread, misery, and eventual elation on your Nintendo Switch, Red Hook is setting Darkest Dungeon loose on the system next Thursday. The dungeon-crawling game will come in at $25, with the DLC The Crimson Court pric...

 
 
 
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Monster Hunter: World's file size isn't exactly a behemoth

The world is big and monsters are big (usually), but Monster Hunter: World isn't necessarily very big. At least the file size, that is. With Monster Hunter: World releasing later this month on January 26, reports are surface about...

 
 
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Assassin's Creed Origins is somehow getting even bigger

Back in July, I wrote a post that has aged horribly. It was headlined "Map size doesn't seem like a focus for Assassin's Creed Origins" and my presumptions have made me look like an idiot. I mistook director Ashraf Ismail not knowing how la...

 
 
 




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Pixie The Fairy

I was set to write something about the KY governors scapegoating of video games for the FL school shooting, then I saw that CNN Town Hall with the survivors roasting Marco Rubio and decided Nah, they got this and theyre going for the real

 
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#theymightbethursday Gilgamesh really was the heart of the

 
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Ever wonder what happened to Brendan Fraser? A lot, it turns Give it a read:

 
Seymour

Its hard waiting for #ArbitraryMetalTuesday to post this! Finally going through my Spotify backlog and decided to start with a bunch of Devin Townsend albums Dennis (Nekro) recommended to This ones my favorite so far!

 
Dr Mel

New job update: I work with nice people, the hours are good, and the work is I was good at my old job and didnt actually hate it, but it was a deadend of

 
Seymour

For those interested, Bombshell is 90% off on GOG at the 4 bucks for what might be a pretty alright I remember being hyped for fem-Nukem, but critics not taking to it Who knows, though!

 
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Here’s how to make an accurate model of The End’s Mosin Nagant in MGS

 
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Thicc Thursday #NSFW

 
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Twitter handle dump! Post yours in the comments!

 
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My first go in Laser Squad (1988) left all my squad dead after two I dont think Ill be reviewing this one either, just giving it a quick

 
 

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