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The joy of bullet hell

Shoot-'em-ups started innocently enough. Spacewar blasted its way onto computers back in the 1960s, and after Space Invaders was released, the rest was history. Galaga and Galaxian would go on to further popularize the genre, and R-Type and...

 
 
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The joy of loot in videogames

My first "loot-based" game was Diablo. I blame my addiction entirely on my friend Joey, who I played the game with online by way of a dial-up connection. Yep, it wasn't my fault at all in the slightest. He just had to tell me about the cool...

 
 
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The joy of MMOs

Read this list and let me know if it sounds like a good time. Crunching numbers in the wee hours of the night to maximize damage output. Grinding out levels and letting auto-attack handle things for a few seconds while you play the air drum...

 
 
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The joy of traps

When you think of the word "trap," what's the first thing that comes to mind? If your psyche isn't in the darkest depths of the catacombs, you're probably thinking of a mechanical device with the purpose of inflicting harm up on another ent...

 
 
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The joy of pinball

You walk into an arcade. Whether you just finished playing miniature golf, swinging a bat in the batting cages, or just decided to make your way to one of the few remaining standalone arcades hidden in some random downtown nook, it doesn't ...

 
 




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JUMP FORCE CAME OUT IN OCTOBER LAST YEAR?!

 
Boxman214

When can we start talking about from The Mandalorian? I have memes to share but I dont want to spoil it for people! I will put one meme in the comments of this

 
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Shenmue III is finally out! How about we celebrate the latest release with a Virtua Fighter Q&A session? Ill tell you what you need to know!

 
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Some days I just want to curl up under a rock and drink

 
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I cant imagine playing and finishing Deathstranding in like a few days in order to review Game definitely seems to be built for a couple of hours here and there kinda

 
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Currently in that post-game & post-show void of nothingness where I cant decide on what I want to play and watch next, but everything I try just doesnt feel right

 
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Rad Party God

So, Mobile games are kinda bullshit, right? See Blizzard? THIS is how you announce a Mobile spin-off of your games without being condescending to your core I also love the many subtle (and not so subtle) jabs at Blizz themselves :P

 
 

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