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Save 24% on Tyranny, the new CRPG from Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment and an RPG fan? Then you probably know of this puppy, Tyranny, that's going live in just one day. For the rest of us, take note as the latest title from Obsidian comes with all the right keyword tags on Steam: CRPG, i...   read

 
 
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BioWare: Jade Empire could return at any time

I've talked about how great Jade Empire is before, and all there is left is for you to play it and see for yourself. But once you've done that, that's it. There hasn't been a sequel or spinoff in 11 years since its debut, but according...   read

 
 
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Companion loyalty missions are back in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Some of the best parts of Mass Effect 2 weren't in the critical path narrative but rather in the side stories. Specifically, it was the companion loyalty missions that were so good -- individual missions for each squadmate that were de...   read

 
 
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Mass Effect: Andromeda finally gets a trailer worth watching

Ever since its E3 2015 reveal, people have been frustrated by the fact that every clip of Mass Effect: Andromeda hasn't really been worth watching. Sure, there were plenty of teaser nuggets that maybe added up to something interesting...   read

 
 
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Sony picks up samurai action-RPG Nioh for North America and Europe

While Koei Tecmo is still publishing Nioh for PlayStation 4 in Japan, Sony has stepped in to rep Team Ninja's oni-slaying samurai game in North America, Europe, and Asia (outside of Japan). Considering this is the game many of us hungr...   read

 
 
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The Necromancer will explode corpses in Diablo III next year

The pre-BlizzCon leak spoiled the surprise, but heck, there's no raining on this parade. Folks have demanded the Necromancer class for Diablo III and that's exactly what we're getting next year. He (and she!) will make it into the game in ...   read

 
 
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Blizzard's recreating the original Diablo in Diablo III

Diablo is one of Blizzard's oldest and most important properties. With Diablo III still going strong, the developer wants to pay proper tribute to where it all began in honor of the franchise's 20th anniversary. During the BlizzCon 201...   read

 
 
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We have a date for Dragon Quest VIII

Fans of the Dragon Quest series are used to delays, but are usually appreciative when their patience is rewarded. Those who are looking forward to Dragon Quest VIII won't have to wait much longer, as Nintendo announced the 3DS ver...   read

 
 
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Mods and possibly more ports are next for Darkest Dungeon

Red Hook Games has passed the one-million-copies-sold milestone for its spirit-crushing RPG Darkest Dungeon. I never would've predicted it would reach that level of success early on, but once it got going and hit its stride in Steam Early A...   read

 
 
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Review: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

As I made my way through the world of Skyrim last week, a familiar feeling set in -- my quest isn't as joyous when I'm taking the critical path. No, like most Bethesda games, the stories that you create on your own by doing random dumb acts...   read

 
 
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You can now preload the gigantic Pokemon Sun and Moon on your 3DS

Last night, after redeeming my code for Genesect, I went through and got my Pokemon Bank and my memory card ready for Sun & Moon. Wait, memory card? Yep, even though I'm rocking a 32GB, either version of the game will take up 3.2GB, or ...   read

 
 
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Project Wight is a first-person viking RPG where you play as a monster

Project Wight is an alternate-history role-playing game about "seeing the world from the view of the hunted rather than the hunter," according to The Outsiders CEO Ben Cousins. It just so happens that in this fantasy world, the hunted are ...   read

 
 
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BioWare has something up its sleeve for this year's N7 Day

In the Mass Effect community, BioWare celebrates a holiday that it calls "N7 Day" on November 7. N7 is the highest level of special forces proficiency in Mass Effect's Systems Alliance military; November starts with an "N," and Novemb...   read

 
 
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Dragon Quest will celebrate its 30th anniversary in December

Dragon Quest is an institution in Japan. A 30 year institution actually. Although the west doesn't get every game right away, in Japan, a DQ release is a holiday to be celebrated. It's personal for me too -- Dragon Warrior was my ...   read

 
 
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If I saw half these Pokemon in real life I'd freak the hell out

At the drop of a hat, Pokemon can go from adorable to creepy. If I saw a squeaking Litten on the beach, I'd probably smile and go running over to pick it up. If I was walking around in a forest in Hawaii and saw an Alola...   read

 
 
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Square Enix is considering more DLC for Final Fantasy XV beyond the mountain they've planned already

Final Fantasy XV is getting ready to launch in under a month, and what is Square Enix planning next? DLC! There are not only a heap of pre-order items planned (including a whole downloadable game), but there's also three additional DLC...   read

 
 
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The worst video game translation job ever

Localization is an underappreciated aspect of game development. There is a lot that goes into localization such as redesigning cover-art, censoring parts of games for cultural sensitivity, and recording new voice-overs in the target languag...   read

 
 
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Hidden, 16-year-old Paper Mario messages expose the existential crisis of NPCs

What happens when you, loyal Toad, are a cog in a created world, existing only to abet the Hero (Mario, now paper) in their journey? And what happens when obsessive glitch masters like Stryder7x "log skip" to enter your neighborhood before...   read

 
 
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Skyrim: Special Edition mods are off to a decent start on consoles

Bethesda has brought back The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim with a re-release for PC and consoles. It's out today and, unsurprisingly, my feeds are freaking out. I'd say I forgot how big this game was in 2011, but I haven't. Skyrim never left us,...   read

 
 
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Kingdom Hearts 2.8 opening movie plays the nostalgia card and it totally works

"You're giving me too many things that aren't KH3" would've been the subheader if it didn't sound so critical. Sure, they keep re-releasing prior titles and even this new appetizer for Kingdom Hearts 3 is packed in with a movie based on the...   read

 
 
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Review in Progress: The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

Whelp, Bethesda isn't sending out review copies before launch anymore, even though it saw fit to send copies to YouTubers. So here we are at the launch of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition, and I'll be taking my time to go ba...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Sun & Moon smash sales records weeks before release

We all know Pokemon is popular, but just how popular? Very. Nintendo has announced that Pokemon Sun and Moon are the most successful games in the series already, and we're still a few weeks away from its release. Not only is ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV has gone gold, four player co-op DLC announced

Well, this is it fellas -- Final Fantasy XV is done with development. Now, onto DLC, as they say! Who's "they?" AAA publishers, of course. Square Enix, today at Paris Games Week, has announced that the decade-long shindig is finally done, b...   read

 
 
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Every main Kingdom Hearts game is coming to PS4 next year

I was just recently talking to a few colleagues about Kingdom Hearts, and someone brought up the fact that it would be great if basically every game was available directly on PS4, to lead into Kingdom Hearts 3. Well, Square Enix thinks that...   read

 
 
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(Update) Pokemon Company accidentally leaks the Pokemon Sun and Moon final evolutions

[Update: It's official! Scroll down to the trailer below at your own risk, which has much more than just the starters, including a really cool surprise at the end!] We have the starter forms, we have the mid-evolution forms, now we jus...   read

 
 
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