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  Watch Video If you've got the room for what I consider "real VR" (not this sitting and holding an Xbox controller bullshit, that's a 3-D movie, brah) then you must configure what is called a "Chaperone" - a drawing of your play space. On...   read
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Pokemon Go

When you see a Blastoise, everyone gets in the water

Look, doing whatever it takes to be the very best doesn't come without sacrificing comfort sometimes. If there's a Blastoise in the water, you damn well better get in the water. Otherwise, you're just another jabroni with too many Zubats. A...   read

 
 
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Animal Cross-over Watch
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What if -- bear with me -- the Overwatch cast were Animal Crossing villagers?

Wow, smash hit first-person shooter Overwatch and cult-classic chill out sim Animal Crossing, together at last! Thank you Renée for being good at drawing. These Blizzard-inspired creatures are all very cute.   read

 
 
Pokemon Go
  Watch Video Pokémon Go is definitely getting people laid, despite that the game is broken (and rubbish). Still, we can't stop playing it. What's a guy to do with a phone full of dull Rattata? (sigh) If you're a hopeless...   read

 



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Twitch plays Pokemon Go
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Twitch plays Pokemon Go

Time's a flat circle. The meme-spawning shared experience that was Twitch Plays Pokemon has been reborn two and a half years later as Twitch Plays Pokemon Go. Following the success of the original stream, which had viewers in a chat room co...   read

 
 
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More money than sense

Mad man spent $13,000 to get the highest Steam level

The Japanese man who dropped over $6,000 on some mobile game has been usurped by another fool with way too much money. As Kotaku pointed out, at 1,113, St4ck has the highest Steam level in the world (no, I don't know what Steam levels are e...   read

 
 
Mario 3 photo
Mario 3
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Stephen Colbert races to eat a Hot Pocket against a Mario 3 speedrunner

As a promotion for Summer Games Done Quick (and its subsequent charity push), the speedrunning record holder for Super Mario Bros. 3 Mitch Fowler appeared on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert to demonstrate one of his runs. Colbe...   read

 
 
Steam guy photo
Steam guy

Millennial Man: Someone hit Steam level 1,000

Steam level might not mean much to you, but it certainly means a lot to user PalmDesert. That's because he's the current world leader in that category. Just recently, he added a comma -- one that he's likely had his eye on for a long time n...   read

 
 
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Left 4 Dead

Genius Left 4 Dead mod replaces wall scrawls with Jaden Smith tweets

This is probably the best thing I've seen all week. The beautiful community for Left 4 Dead 2 (specifically, Molkifier) has been working on a mod that doesn't fundamentally change any aspect of gameplay, but will provide a wh...   read

 
 
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Overwatch
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Screw it, let's just play basketball in Overwatch

How do you, dedicated Overwatch player, spend your time during the pre-match phase? Do you wreck up the place with random acts of violence? Shout hello hello hello until every last player on your team reciprocates? Try and fail to get the b...   read

 
 
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Twitch

Twitch now lets you watch people eat

The most popular Twitch personalities basically have a Ted TV-like following, in that many people want to know what's going on in their lives 24/7. And now they can! Twitch has just introduced a new ruleset that allows streamers to eat on c...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker fansite aims to put Nintendo's official level finder to shame

When it comes to costumes, Nintendo's support for Super Mario Maker is unwavering. But bigger issues, like expanding its level search system, or adding major objects like slopes, keep piling up. Thankfully the Mario community rose...   read

 
 
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Super Mario Maker
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Fans aren't quite done yet with unique Super Mario Maker ideas

I only go back to Super Mario Maker every so often (a few more game themes, and the use of costumes in any theme but the 8-bit rendition would help), but when I do, I usually come across some new magical thing that the community has fi...   read

 
 
Blizzard
While I think people overuse the word "toxic" (being competitive is not inherently "toxic"), it's pretty clear in some cases. Like this one, which a Blizzard mod hilariously brought to light after a player claimed he was sile...   read
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Doom x Seinfeld
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Finally, the Seinfeld apartment recreated in Doom 2

In a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup of Things Only '90s Kids Will Remember (and perfectly attuned to my being on the Seinfeld anniversary arc of Curb Your Enthusiasm), Jerry's apartment from Seinfeld has been remade in Doom II by one Doug Keene...   read

 
 
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Zelda

Someone allegedly tried to steal the Zelda: Breath of the Wild E3 demo

Zelda: Breath of the Wild was one of the biggest games at E3 this year, and this caper involving that very project is easily one of the most interesting stories out of the event. According to Kotaku, a "17-year old game developer" trie...   read

 
 
Overwatch fan art photo
Overwatch fan art

Overwatch characters make such good cats

Overwatch has had no shortage of fan art to further cement its cast in public consciousness. I made some. Blizzard made some. If the crew was a bit less humanoid, a little more pocket monster, there'd probably be enough visual recognition t...   read

 
 
Warcraft red carpet photo
Warcraft red carpet
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Jamie Lee Curtis cosplayed an orc for the Warcraft movie

Noted gamer and cool mom Jamie Lee Curtis is again racking up cosplay cred, albeit this time without slinking about EVO incognito. Here she is as an orc shaman heading to the Warcraft movie red carpet, boy warrior in tow.   read

 
 
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Prom
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You can take Smash Bros. to prom, apparently

High-schooler Chris Burwell went to prom with his "one true love" Super Smash Bros. Melee, and he has the pictures to prove it. I've seen some goofy, nerdy, unabashedly strange senior photos in my time, but this specific brand of silliness ...   read

 
 
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Suikoden Revival Movement

The Suikoden Revival Movement is likely fighting a losing battle with Konami

My God, Konami has a treasure trove of amazing classics. I'm sitting here thinking of some off the top of my head -- Silent Hill, Bucky O'Hare, Turtles in Time, Sunset Riders, and of course, Suikoden. But with their head in the pa...   read

 
 
Dark Souls 3 hole photo
Dark Souls 3 hole
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Imagine being the first guy in the hole

An intrepid young Dark Souls III player figured out a way to trap invading players by goading them into a deep hole with a door at the bottom that they can't open. You can watch the evolution of the trap above in, uh, its dank video editin...   read

 
 
Fighting games
  Watch Video Asking people why they love a certain kind of game is a waste of time. Our tastes are a complex combination of factors with granular levels and waxing and waning moods, an alchemical formula that requires fourth dimensional p...   read
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Pokemon x Kill la Kill photo
Pokemon x Kill la Kill
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Ah hell, this Pokemon x Kill la Kill art is too good

Look, I know we were treated to a fan art mash up that can't be topped literally the day the new Pokemon Sun and Moon starters were announced, but that doesn't mean more good aren't can't exist, that we can't have blissful cohabitation of g...   read

 
 


Dark Souls comic photo
Dark Souls comic

This Dark Souls fan comic is cooler than the real thing

When I got to that incredible panel up there, I knew I had to share this Dark Souls III webcomic. It's called In Her Service and you ought to look it over even if you aren't all that familiar with the game's characters. It's only seven page...   read

 
 
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Spirits of Inao
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Ghibli-like Lynn and the Spirits of Inao canceled in light of recent allegations

As an indie project, Lynn and the Spirits of Inao looks really enticing, and seemingly had a lot of heart behind its development. Unfortunately, after five years, the project has come to a close -- news the team announced on its offici...   read

 
 
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Am I the only one who doesnt like Stranger Things? Its such mainstream trashhh (Am I cool yet for disliking popular thing everyone is talking about?)

 
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NX sounds like the Vita sequel I thought Id never Wishful thinking, But I hope

 
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New Hyperdimension Neptunia is a Vita F2P card maybe itll be fun, well

 
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RiffRaff

Just finished off the season of Stranger Things, and I gotta say its by far the best series I watched this If you havent checked it out yet, I cant reccomend it

 
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Oh boy! Another NX rumor!

 
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So I was in this weird mood where I wanted to play something but didnt know Then I found Hyper Light Drifter and got Really enjoyed it but now Im back at square 1 T_T

 
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