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Why we should celebrate extra options in games

Right – let me start this article by exposing my biases. Namely, one of the first games I played to the point of obsession was The Sims, and as everyone knows, The Sims is a highly modular game. Since the very beginning, the Sims seri...

 
 
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Prototype Mansion is a grainy, goofy nod to Resident Evil

Prototype Mansion presents itself as a bargain-bin disc. Its box art isn't art at all, really, it's just more a callback to the kinds of games you'd find at a thrift store or yard sale; a plain plastic CD case, conspicuously missing any fro...

 
 
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The 'Stranger Things' in my game collection

There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even with a focus on specific consoles. There's always at least one or two developers, big or small, that like to take ser...

 
 
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Review: Creeping Terror

When Paranormal Activity became an international blockbuster it ushered in a highly profitable era of B horror films. Since then cineplexes have been inundated with cheaply produced, easily marketable and quickly forgotten horror films. Blu...

 
 
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Stranger Things Experience coming to PlayStation VR

Sony released a teaser trailer announcing that PlayStation VR will be a getting an "experience" soon based upon everyone's favourite "Have you watched it yet?" Netflix show, Stranger Things.The teaser, frankly, is little more than an animat...

 
 
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Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth comes to GOG

Halloween has come and gone, but it lives on in our hearts, and 2005's first-person horror adventure Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth can offer some respite from creeping holiday cheer. The game is now available through GOG.com fo...

 
 
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Sound is your frenemy is PlayStation VR horror yarn Stifled

Just in time for Halloween, PlayStation VR is getting a creepy horror title, one that uses audio made by the player to both find reveal the path and lure the enemy.Stifled will have the player navigating a entirely pitch black world. Making...

 
 
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Resident Evil 7's Not a Hero still looks oddly underwhelming

The last we saw of Resident Evil 7's free DLC Not a Hero, I couldn't say it was getting me all pumped up. I'm mostly baffled that Capcom and now Sony are so willing to spoil a possible twist for a game that isn't even a year old. Let's just...

 
 
 
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Review: Yomawari: Midnight Shadows

Yomawari: Midnight Shadows begins with a simple instruction: "Focus only on this screen. From this point on, do not divert your eyes from this screen." My initial response was something like, "Suuuuure, okay, game." Six hours later, I reali...

 
 
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Freddy Krueger is up next for Dead by Daylight

The latest horror icon to join the Dead by Daylight roster is one my personal favorites, A Nightmare on Elm Street's own Freddy Krueger. I think he's a darn near perfect fit for an asymmetric horror multiplayer game that pits four survivors...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The Evil Within 2

In one of The Evil Within 2's early chapters, Sebastian Castellanos stumbles onto a familiar scene. As he wanders through darkened corridors, chasing leads in desperate hope of recovering his missing daughter, the former detective enters a ...

 
 
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What do you want out of the next Resident Evil?

The reaction for Resident Evil 7 has been mixed since launch, and as someone who took it for a spin isolated from the discussion, I kind of figured that would happen. People felt scorned by 5 and 6 (and to some extent 4)'s move toward an ac...

 
 
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Review in Progress: The Evil Within 2

I'm about eight hours into The Evil Within 2. I've just hit a point that, based off of my surroundings, looks to be an aesthetic departure from what's come before. It's jarring, but I'm eager to see what kind of mess former detective Sebast...

 
 
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Roundup: The best PC deals for The Evil Within 2

Tango Gameworks' The Evil Within 2 went live last night and the fanfare is decidedly on the low-end of the spectrum. But thus far user reviews are 93% positive on Steam as the survival horror FPS sequel loads up across the web. Sales a...

 
 
 
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Friday the 13th gets update to celebrate Friday the 13th

As it's Friday the 13th today, it makes sense that survival-horror game Friday the 13th would be celebrating its namesake. Indeed they are, as the slasher title will be getting some new content, as well as some spooky new weather effects an...

 
 
 
 
 
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Hollow brings spoopy space shenanigans to Steam and Switch

The disquieting, isolated vastness of space has been a frequent go-to in the horror genre. Switch and PC players will soon have the opportunity to once again step into the terrifying unknown in survival horror title Hollow, unveiled at the ...

 
 
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Watch over 30 minutes of The Evil Within 2 gameplay

You've seen the trailer. You've read Jordan's tepid preview. Now you can watch over a half hour of pure, uncut The Evil Within 2 footage for yourself. It's the classic third step before step four, buying the game and never playing it and p...

 
 




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South Park: Phone Destroyer"My phone is still well intact"

 

Battle Chef Brigade"Slice and dice"

 

Coco"I'm (nearly) in love with the Coco"

 

Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask"Episode 3 wildly tangled in its own cat's cradle"

 

School Girl/Zombie Hunter"A real class act"

 

Star Wars Battlefront II"You must learn control"

 

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV"Dad, dad, do the perfect cast!"

 

Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 
 
 

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Finally go to unlock the power armor suit in Horizon Zero Dawn and it’s just another regular No cool looking power Literally

 
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I cant believe we got endings to Samurai Jack and Hey Arnold in the same year and both were

 
RocketKnight

Actual concept for the genie stage of I was at an event in Toronto with couple of the artists that worked on the game and it was

 
Greentinsel214

Dtoids theme song today

 
Roxas1359

Yay my games that I ordered Soon itll be Wario time! :D

 
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At @Keiichi Morisato request I tried to make

 
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Yes, I got Inquisitive Ravenclaws account!

 
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HEART EYES <3~ (Also Makoto is there)

 
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I feel like I cant explain the story of games without going into insane detail

 
 

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