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Contest: Cause vampiric distress with a copy of Damsel

Enter our contest and win your own copy of Damsel for PC, Xbox One, or Switch! There's nothing I love more than a kickass female lead in a video game. Unfortunately, we don't get nearly as many as we deserve. Give me more Lara Crofts, and f...

 
 
 
 
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Mighty Gunvolt Burst blasts onto Steam later this month

During Inti Creates' panel at Anime Expo yesterday, the company revealed that Mighty Gunvolt Burst will be heading to PC (via Steam) on July 31, 2019. Retailing for $9.99, this new port will contain all three playable characters from the P...

 
 
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198X takes you back to '80s arcades

I'm gonna break away from my normal shtick of weird shit and animals for something a little more grounded, but no less esoteric. Growing up playing video games in public, in arcades, now counts as esoteric, right? 198X looks to tickle that ...

 
 
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Contest: Grab your banana and split with My Friend Pedro

Enter our contest for your chance to win a Switch or PC copy of My Friend Pedro! Do you have a friend name Pedro? How's about a homicidal banana giving you instructions? Maybe a skateboard, frying pan, and several acrobatic gunkata moves? Y...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Dark Devotion

Worship the contest gods and win a Steam copy of Dark Devotion! We've covered this one a few times in the past, so I'm happy to be able to get you guys a chance to win it. Check out Jordan's preview of Dark Devotion, a 2D action/RPG with we...

 
 
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Contest: Win Katana ZERO for Switch or Steam

Slice and dice in our contest to win Katana ZERO for Switch or Steam! You know why I like giving away games published by Devolver Digital? For starters, they're an awesome company in basically every way and I love being able to help support...

 
 
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Trine 4 seems to be on the right path

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is notorious for a few things. The first is that it radically changed the gameplay style from its predecessors, segmenting the fan base in the process. The other is that the relative failure of the game nearl...

 
 
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Contest: Win an Xbox One copy of Salt and Sanctuary

Yell at your Xbox One with our contest: Win an Xbox One copy of Salt and Sanctuary. Honestly, whenever games come out across multiple platforms, I do my best to give everyone some love. Who doesn't like to win free stuff? We gave out Salt a...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Dead Cells

Enter today's contest for a chance to win a Steam copy of Dead Cells. Who here likes roguelikes? What about highly-reviewed roguelikes? If something impresses Chris Carter, then I'd say it's a pretty solid bet. Check out Chris' review for D...

 
 
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Rad Rodgers is coming to Switch with friends in tow

3D Realms has announced that indie sidescroller Rad Rodgers will be coming to Switch on February 26. The port to Nintendo's platform will include local co-op support, new characters, and a versus mode. Along with some original characters (l...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Rampage Knights

Grab your sword, shield, and spellbook for our Rampage Knights Switch contest! Who's up for a free indie game? I would be, but, you know, I work here. I can't enter these contests. But rest assured, I would if I could. You don't work here, ...

 
 
 
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Salt and Sanctuary is finally coming to Xbox One

Ska Studios used to be a one-platform developer. Throughout the last generation of consoles, Ska's allegiance was to Microsoft and Xbox. The Dishwasher games, Charlie Murder, I Made a Game with Zombies in It -- all of them could ...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Slain: Back from Hell

Throw up your horns and enter our contest to win a Switch copy of Slain: Back from Hell. We're bringing in a new year, which means I want to bring in a new me. I've decided that I'm not going to give any more games away ever again. And just...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Uncanny Valley

Contests can be scary: Enter this one for your chance to win a Switch copy of Uncanny Valley. I don't know how many scary games I've given away at this point, but I do know that whatever that tally is, it's definitely more than I've played....

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Omega Strike

Pull that metal slug out of your abdomen and enter today's contest for a Switch copy of Omega Strike. As much as I love mascot platformers, quirky Japanese shit, and extreme sports games, I'd have to say that sidescrollers are my favorite t...

 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of I Am the Hero

This contest will help you feel heroic: Win a Switch or PS4 copy of I Am the Hero. If there's one thing I definitely am not, it's a hero. Whenever games present the choice I of a "good" and "bad" playthrough I always choose the good side --...

 
 
 
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Review: Black Bird

Last year, the two best games on mobile didn’t come from King, or Nicalis, or Tencent. They came from Onion Games, a Japanese indie studio founded by Rule of Rose and Little King’s Story developer Yoshiro Kimura. Dandy Dungeon a...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win this Coffee Crisis bundle for Sega Genesis

Another contest? We're obsessed. Enter for your chance to win this physical bundle for Coffee Crisis for Sega Genesis! I've said it before and I'll say it again -- physical games are way, WAY better than digital ones. It's just true. If you...

 
 
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Contest: Win a free copy of The Gardens Between

We've got another contest for you guys! Today we've got The Gardens Between on the docket. I don't often cry as a result of media experiences -- especially not from video games. It's not that they're poorly written, it's just that most game...

 
 
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Giveaway: Get lost in the beautiful Planet Alpha

Admit it: Earth kinda sucks. Even before all the damage caused by the parasite known as man, the place was still pretty colorless. A green forest? Yawn. A brown desert? Blech. Hell, even the most abundant resource on our planet is mostly ju...

 
 




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It still hasnt been confirmed yet so whatevs

 
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