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Another cool looking Zelda inspired RPG is coming to Switch

Switch port when? Well, if you had asked that around the launch of the system, the chances of nearly every game you could possibly want to play getting ported was rather slim. But now, every developer and their grandma is eager to get on th...

 
 
 
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Review: South Park: The Fractured but Whole

In one of this season's episodes of South Park, Randy Marsh remarks "You have to overdo it in today's society. You can't be nuanced and subtle anymore or else critics go 'Wow, what was the point of that?'" It's a slice of meta-observation a...

 
 
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Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2

It feels weird to have a consistent stream of "CRPGs" today. I thought Pillars of Eternity was pretty great, though I never got around to finishing it or delving into its expansion. Tyranny was a wonderful surprise and is my go-to reco...

 
 
 
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Banner Saga 3 sure looks pretty

Oh, right! Banner Saga 3 is happening. That tidbit slipped my mind in the months since the Kickstarter wrapped up, but today's video -- a key art trailer -- is a pleasant reminder of what's to come. Well, maybe pleasant isn't the right word...

 
 
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Review: Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

A young child comes up to me at the airport after he notices I am playing my 3DS, waiting for my plane to arrive. Wearing Poké Ball headphones, he asks me if I am playing Pokémon as he reaches into his backpack to pull ou...

 
 
 
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Review: Golf Story

My expectations were a bit skewed going into Golf Story. I heard "golf role-playing game" and painted a picture in my mind of a grand, sweeping, save-the-world story in which problems are resolved (for some reason) with clubs and balls rath...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood (Patch 4.1)

Final Fantasy XIV has now entered its "catch-up state." Whereas 4.0 was all about catering to the hardcore side with a four-level raid tier and new item cap to work toward, 4.1, known as The Legend Returns, doesn't shake up the formula in a...

 
 
 
 
 
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NIS America says it will fix Ys VIII's localization

Responding to outcry over the disappointing Western localization of Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, NIS America has acknowledged that the work is substandard and promised a solution. The publisher intends to release a patch on PlayStation 4 an...

 
 
 
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Dragon Quest XI on the Switch will use the Unreal Engine

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age is a bonified hit in Japan with more than three million copies sold between the Nintendo 3DS and PlayStation 4. A western release is planned for next year and fingers crossed western gamers will be ...

 
 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy is a series that shaped my taste in games in an astounding way growing up. Believe it or not, young Rich wasn't exactly a social butterfly. Once I made it to high school I would carve out my own group of friends with similar i...

 
 
 
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It's the perfect time to start fresh in Dark Souls

For way too long now I've been telling myself I'm overdue for a fresh run through Bloodborne, but it looks like I'll need to postpone those plans yet again. The Dark Souls reddit community is starting its three-week "Return to Lordran" even...

 
 
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The Witcher 3's 4K update for PS4 Pro is here

Okay, so that PlayStation 4 Pro update for The Witcher 3 might have taken longer than expected, but the important part is that it's here. The update is live as of this morning, providing players with "support for 4K resolution and a slight ...

 
 
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Review: Culdcept Revolt

A game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers is on the TV in the background as I laze on the couch Sunday afternoon. Given the two teams playing, I’m obviously not paying attention. Instead, my eyes are glued to my 3DS...

 
 
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Skyrim's Survival mode is free this week

In late August, Bethesda's paid mod system (Creation Club) went into beta for Fallout 4. Even though the publisher gave people $1 worth of credits to play around with, the program was largely met with derision. Most of the mods were overpri...

 
 




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So far I think Fire Emblem Warriors is way better than hyrule No bullshit boss fights, switchable characters 😎

 
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Speaking of things that came out 25 years ago, Super Mario Land 2 came out on the 21, 1992 in Japan (it would come out a few days later in NA on

 
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This comes from May of 2016 and is from Fallout I love Fallout 4, Im just gonna say I love its atmosphere, its characters, its gameplay and its I know it has its problems, but I had a blast with #ScreenshotSaturday

 
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TIL that finding impactful, meaningful primary sources for a research paper is exhausting and stressful when given a short All I wanna do is get sad on League of Legends, but instead I have to get sad writing

 
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