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Nioh's story trailer has some cool animation

Another game that has seemingly been around for a while (it started preliminary development in 2004, but was only announced in 2015), Nioh, is nearly here, with an early February release in the west. Get up to speed in the latest story trai...   read

 
 
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Fan project Pokemon Prism is dead, long live Pokemon Prism

This year hasn't been kind to Nintendo fan games. Project AM2R was killed, as was Uranium, which were both high profile re-imaginings of the Metroid and Pokemon universe respectively. Due to the latter's popularity there's a lot of pro...   read

 
 
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A full playthrough of a Friday the 13th match has moments of tension and dullness

Friday the 13th: The Game was supposed to be released roughly a month ago, but was pushed back into 2017 -- not only that, but the multiplayer component will come out separately from the campaign in early 2017, with the latter arriving in t...   read

 
 
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Only in Japan: Destroy Tokyo as giant robot school girl in VR

It's odd that I was just recently watching videos of Demolition Girl, a PS2 game where you must fight to take down a giant supermodel who's wreaking havoc on Japan. I thought such games would never be made today, but then I remembered Japan...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV glitch makes Areana a permanent party member

Just so I don't get yelled at for spoilers, here's a paragraph of unrelated nonsense to fill out anywhere text would automatically fill up. Go watch the trailer for The Mummy -- it's a Tom Cruise-led, militarized Hollywood ACTION!!! remake ...   read

 
 
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The fifth annual Mega Man charity marathon is returning to MAGFest

For the past five years, the folks over at HalfEmpty E-Tank have ran a lovely little charity based around one of the best premises of all -- playing a ton of Mega Man games at MAGFest. The gist is that amidst live music and specia...   read

 
 
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A madman created perfect LEGO replicas of Reaper's Hellfire Shotguns from Overwatch

If you couldn't tell by the deluge of Reaper headers that I've snuck into Overwatch headers this past seven months or so, he's the character I gravitate towards the most. His outflanking close-combat style really appeals to me, an...   read

 
 
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Until Dawn looked way different on PlayStation 3

Before Supermassive Games shifted its teen horror adventure game Until Dawn to PlayStation 4, it was being designed for PlayStation 3 with the PlayStation Move controller in mind. It's one thing to remember that piece of history, and anoth...   read

 
 
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Dissidia arcade gets a little more Final Fantasy XII love

You're going to be seeing a lot more of Final Fantasy XII in this next year. In addition to the PS4 remaster of the International Edition of the game "sometime in 2017," there's also going to be a new level added to the arcade version of Di...   read

 
 
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So, Gravity Rush 2 seems to have a TON of online components

I didn't realize how embedded in asynchronous online play Gravity Rush 2 was, but it seems to have a lot of good mechanics involved with normal play. For one, online events can randomly spring up on the map, along with treasure hunts, ...   read

 
 
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These Yo-kai Watch toys almost make me want to go to McDonalds

In our latest episode of "only in Japan," McDonalds is running a new Happy Meal promotion with Yo-Kai Watch. You can see the toys on display below, in one of the longest running and most informative toy commercials I've ever seen -- really,...   read

 
 
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Fallout themed level, costumes coming to Minecraft

Mojang has just revealed the latest mash-up that's coming to Minecraft, following the China pack -- Fallout. Like all mash-ups it'll feature new textures, costumes, and most importantly -- a pre-build sandbox with loose objectives to comple...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy Awakening is available in China

Final Fantasy Awakening is nearly out...in China. Yep, it's another one of Square Enix's hair-brained mobile schemes. This one is based off of Final Fantasy Type-0, which seemed to do well enough for itself to warrant a main entry, a remake...   read

 
 
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Heroes of the Storm's Winter Veil event, Ragnaros, out today

A massive patch just dropped for Heroes of the Storm, fundamentally changing several characters, bringing in a new fan favorite (Ragnaros), and a 25% bonus XP event that also doubles as a way to get an extra free mount and profile picture. ...   read

 
 
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Sadistic co-op puzzle game Death Squared coming to PS4 too

The devious trial-and-error friendship-destroying puzzler Death Squared was previously only announced for PC and Xbox One, but these days it only makes sense to bring games to as many platforms as possible. Why should Microsoft have a monop...   read

 
 
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After nearly two years, the Xbox One streaming app for Oculus is out

Xbox One to Oculus Rift streaming was announced back in mid-2015, and now, it's finally available. What the app basically does is create a giant virtual screen, allowing you to utilize the Xbox One interface directly. The key is that said s...   read

 
 
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This 3D chalk art for The Last Guardian is rad

After all these years and cancellation allegations out the wazoo, you can finally buy and play The Last Guardian. You can watch this 3D chalk art too, which cements the fact that Trico looks even more like Falcor than we give him credit for...   read

 
 
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Gamers are streaming from the White House, but did Russia put them there?

The White House is hosting its first ever gaming live stream right now (watch below), the "White House Competitive Gaming Event." The four-hour Twitch stream is meant to "promote health coverage enrollment," possibly through a live case of ...   read

 
 
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Oh yeah, I forgot Michael K. Williams is in the Assasin's Creed movie, which is out soon

I still can't believe that the Assassin's Creed film attracted so much talent. I mean it's basically Macbeth 2.0, but with flashy capes instead of unwashed bloody hands. Oh, and Michael K. Williams and Jeremy Irons are just kind o...   read

 
 
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Surprise, Pewdiepie's channel deletion threat was a troll

Well, he technically deleted a channel, I guess. So that obvious publicity stunt from top YouTuber Pewdiepie came to a close today, and after reaching 50 million subscribers, he revealed that the entire thing was a joke. In the video b...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Generations comes to Japan, weeks after English version

Remember when the US got Metal Gear Solid 2 over two weeks before Japan? It was a huge thing back then, but it happens more often than you'd think even today. The first six episodes of Pokemon Generations, the new miniseries, are now availa...   read

 
 
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Gravity Rush 2 gets Christmas livestream, anime trailer

Christmas came early this year! Well, not really, because if it weren't for the delay Gravity Rush 2 would be in my hands right now, but this is close enough.  Sony seems to be thankfully ramping up their efforts to promote t...   read

 
 
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PewDiePie will delete channel and start from scratch tomorrow

YouTube's most successful video personality will delete his channel tomorrow and, likely, start a new one. Mr. DiePie has picked up 600,000 new followers since last week, putting him at 50 million, the number he said he needed to hit before...   read

 
 
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Watch (a very much alive) Sean Bean's soothing voicework for Civilization VI

As if Sean Bean doesn't already joke about dying in nearly every one of his films, he makes a crack about being "replaced" in the next Civilization, creating a canon death for his character, the narrator. It's heartbreaking! More triumphant...   read

 
 
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Shigeru Miyamoto sat in with The Roots to play the Super Mario Bros. theme

Say what you will about Jimmy Fallon (and trust me, my joyless co-workers have), but with this year being so terrible, I feel like we need his brand of entertainment now more than ever. You may look at Fallon and see somebody feigning excit...   read

 
 


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So Overwatchs Chinese New Year event: Im expecting an emote from Ana or someone where they hand out lucky envelopes of $5

 
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Im actually quite satisfied with the current slow-paced roll out of new Being picking them up and my own leisure has become much nicer

 
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Overwatch is getting a Chinese New Year event, so do you know what that means? MY WAIFUS GETTING A CUTE ASS OUTFIT! Although Im actually half-Chinese, I dont really celebrate Chinese New but you can bet your fucking ass Im getting this! <3

 
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So after nabbing a key for Shantae and the Pirates Curse (thanks again, Inquisitive Ravenclaw!) I guess Im a fan Its been a while since Ive played something as colorful, upbeat, and full of actual gameplay

 
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