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Check out Rocket League on PC this weekend for the low price of free

Instead of whittling your life away with The Division's free weekend, why not check out Rocket League on PC? For starters, the game is actually good! Secondly, its also free this weekend! That is pretty awesome. Rocket League has cross-plat...   read

 
 
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Hard Corps: Uprising joins Xbox One backward compatibility

I figured with Microsoft already adding two games to the backward compatible list this week that we wouldn't see more. Not only have they added one of the best Contra games in a long time, but they also decided to include four other games. ...   read

 
 

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Review: World to the West

Nintendo has been pretty consistent in making Zelda games every few years. While it normally swap between the 2D and 3D style for each game, you only need to wait about two or three years before getting your hands on another Hylian adventur...   read

 
 
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A young disabled girl can finally play Mario Kart thanks to the smart steering feature

For a lot of elitist gamers, the worst "change" in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the introduction of "Smart Steering" and "Auto Accelerate". The two options are pretty self explanatory, but they allow you to either have the game auto steer or leav...   read

 
 
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Relive the blocky, pixelated glory of the original Tomb Raider in your browser

The original Tomb Raider may not have aged all too well, but it definitely remains an important title in the fifth console generation. Not only was it one of the first mainstream titles to feature a female lead, it also introduced gamers to...   read

 
 
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Microsoft is looking to add a refund service for Xbox One/Win 10 games

Refunds for digital games have been a pretty dour situation for a long time. When Valve announced it was finally implementing returns for Steam purchases, it was a big win for digital marketplaces. As for console marketplaces, though, you'v...   read

 
 
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You can now date Leon Kennedy in a fan-made dating sim

I can't say I've ever thought about Leon Kennedy in a romantic light, but apparently there is a group of Resident Evil fans who have. Enter Resident Evil 4: Otome Edition, a fan-made dating simulator based on Resident Evil 4 from the perspe...   read

 
 
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Humble Bundle and THQ Nordic have teamed up for a PlayStation specific bundle

Humble Bundle has long since eclipsed the idea of being solely about indie games. While they only have limited experienced with any console distribution (previously hosting Nintendo bundles), it looks like Humble is ready to tackle another ...   read

 
 
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Review: HackyZack

I can't say I've even thought about hacky sacks in any capacity over the last decade. They were a massive fad in the '90s that took the world by storm. There was an inherent joy in maneuvering a sack of beans through the air that clicked im...   read

 
 
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Nightdive Studios releases a new teaser trailer for its System Shock remake

Fans of the upcoming System Shock remake should find this trailer enjoyable. Nightdive Studios is making steady progress on the title and this trailer gives us a small glimpse of some of the new technology in play (Unreal Engine 4). SHODAN ...   read

 
 


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Breath of the Wild's first prototype was more like NES Zelda

Game development takes a long time, so it isn't uncommon for games to change styles dramatically over the course of pre-release life. Zelda games, in particular, have a history of this, with Twilight Princess originally being envisioned as ...   read

 
 
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Swordquest, the ill-fated Atari series, is returning in comic form

Swordquest is one of the more interesting pieces of video game history to come out of the Atari 2600 era. Atari had massive plans to make a multi-game franchise that spun an intense narrative design that far outclassed the limitations of it...   read

 
 
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You can get Civilization III through V on the cheap in this Humble Bundle

While pretty much every main Civilization game is great, a lot of people prefer a specific entry. Be it III's refinement of the classic style of games to IV's jump to 3D, there are many different opinions about which game is the best of the...   read

 
 
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Sony is holding a 'Critics' Choice' PSN sale along with a $15 back offer

If you're keen to get some new games on the cheap for your PS4, you needn't look further than the PlayStation Store. Sony has you covered with some pretty decent deals in its "Critics' Choice" sale. Highlights include Doom for $35.99, Titan...   read

 
 
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You can pretty much skip load times with this Street Fighter V mod

Apparently some people were taking issue with the load times present in Street Fighter V. Color me surprised, because I've often heard other issues that relate more to the lack of content than anything wrong with the game code. Still, one m...   read

 
 
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eShop downloads on the Switch won't be console locked

One of the more curious choices Nintendo used to make with downloadable games came in the form of console locking content. On any of its previous systems with some form of storefront (Wii, DSi, 3DS, and Wii U), every download would be assoc...   read

 
 
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Some glorious modder added a 'jerk off' schedule to Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is renown for its attention to detail. Little quirks in characters are represented in their daily schedules from when they work to when they sleep, but it wasn't 100% realistic. As most romantic comedies like to joke about, a...   read

 
 
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New Rocket League PS4 update enables 60 FPS on base model and the Pro

It seems like Hot Wheels DLC won't be the only update coming to Rocket League this month. Just revealed over on the PlayStation blog, Rocket League on PS4 will be receiving a Pro update that enables 4K support. Along with that, 60 FPS will ...   read

 
 
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Retro Studios is cooking up something

Retro Studios has developed some of the greatest games of the past few generations. Both Metroid Prime and Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze are some of the best examples of their respective series and fans have been eager to figure out ...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital will be hosting demos for developers affected by the US travel ban

Donald Trump's "Muslim Ban" is hurting more than just families and US foreign relations. A few indie developers are finding themselves unable to attend the 2017 Game Developer's Conference (GDC) because of the executive order. As such, they...   read

 
 
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It will require a heat action to open the Yakuza 0 Business Edition

I think a little part of me died when I saw John Hardin, Sega's PR manager, smash the box of Yakuza 0 The Business Edition with a hammer. It was hysterical, but all I could think of was how damaged the game would be. You shouldn't damage Ya...   read

 
 
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Breath of the Wild is getting two collector's editions in North America

Despite the popularity of the Zelda series, North America has never really gotten a collector's edition for any of the games. Wind Waker HD and Majora's Mask 3D did get small bonuses in the form of cheap figurines, but it looks like Nintend...   read

 
 
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The Switch Joy-Cons will come in multiple colors

It looks like we won't need to be waiting for additional Joy-Con colors for the launch of the Nintendo Switch. Shown off during the Switch presentation were an almost neon red and blue color scheme for the Joy-Con controllers, along with so...   read

 
 
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DiRT Showdown is free over on the Humble Store right now!

The overlooked DiRT Showdown is now free on the Humble Store for the next two days. While the game isn't exactly groundbreaking or packed with loads of content, it does basically replicate the style of Burnout while providing some neat dive...   read

 
 
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Xbox One's backward compatibility gets seven new games

Maybe in a move to compensate for the cancellation of Scalebound, Microsoft has updated the backward compatibility service on Xbox One with a whopping seven games today. Announced through Twitter by Major Nelson, gamers will be able to expe...   read

 
 


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