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A monotonous retail job could make for a rad rhythm game

Most career-based games set out to either emulate a job to a T or build upon their most interesting tasks. For instance, American Truck Simulator sets out to simulate a delivery truck driver's experience as accurately as possible. Game Dev ...

 
 
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Do you play games in chronological order?

You could’ve warned me all you wanted, but finding myself sitting here, playing Twisted Metal III, was an inevitability after I decided I wanted to re-experience the series. As I fought a monster-truck-driving grandma outside Santa&rs...

 
 
 
 
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Dating sims are the most hilarious April Fools' game genre

My favorite kind of April Fools’ joke is where developers create mock-ups for products so ridiculous they’ll probably never exist. It's even better when they actually release that product and it ends up being great! In the video...

 
 
 
 
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Indie developers react to Google Stadia

It wasn’t a surprise that Google announced Stadia, its game streaming platform. Rumors had been swirling for a while that the internet giant was jumping into the console war. Those rumors were enough to bring in the biggest names in t...

 
 
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What are your dream Nintendo/indie developer pairings?

I've been waiting for this moment for a long time. In fact, I think it was over five years ago that I first started ranting about it. By granting the Zelda license to Brace Yourself Games, Nintendo has signaled to the world that they are wi...

 
 
 
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Ni No Kuni II's storytelling doesn't stick the landing

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is one of those sequels that is unanimously considered good, but less so than its phenomenal predecessor, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (or Dominion of the Dark Djinn if you count the Japan-only, Ninte...

 
 
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What games are you glad you played, but didn't enjoy?

You'd have to be terribly boring or adverse to trying new things to have never played a game you didn't enjoy. That’s just the way things are, and it’s not always the game’s fault. Sometimes the situation you’re in s...

 
 
 
 
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Happy 20th birthday, Wonderswan

The Game Boy left many slain in its wake. From the very beginning, many have challenged Nintendo's dominance in the handheld market and all of them failed. Some of those systems made a bigger splash than others, but Nintendo would inevitabl...

 
 
 
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The Konami Famicom treasures westerners missed out on

In recent years, Konami has become one of the industry’s most notable "bad guys." Its removal of the P.T. demo from the PlayStation store, prioritizing the production of gambling machines, and its sloppy handling of the Metal Gea...

 
 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III's Disney worlds, ranked

Before we start, I want to make it clear right out of the gate this post discusses various plot elements from Kingdom Hearts III. Specifically, the Disney arcs. Since a part of this involves inferring the relevance these have on later ...

 
 
 
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A guide to Yo-Kai Watch, where to start and what's next

With the recent western launch of Yo-Kai Watch 3 I've had a lot of people asking me if it's worth getting into the series. Short answer? "Yes." Although its popularity has waned outside of Japan, for all intents and purposes the f...

 
 
 
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Dragalia Lost's limited-time events burned me out hard

It says a lot about the weary nature of gacha games that I’ve stepped back on my relatively idealistic outlook towards them in such little time. I was already wary of them even while trying to remain relatively optimist...

 
 




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JcDent

Here lies Racist He never scored (or won a

 
Rasori

Alright, finally uploaded my first level in Mario Maker Its a short one with timed blocks and a boss Let me know how it is if you end up playing

 
Tohsaka

Not really a quick throw-together here but something I was thinking of that I thought Id make

 
Electric Reaper

So, even mecha anime has insane/boastful young

 
LegendPenguin

#bandwagontoid

 
Sam van der Meer

Does Paper Mario roll his blunts out of Toads? #darksiders3

 
TysonOfTime

Forgot that Tetris 99 event was going on, but banged out the 100 points pretty Never even broke the top its gotten

 
TurboKill

As much as Im loving FFXIV, there were a couple of moments that hearkened back to the Organization in KH and I was filled with gamer never forgive Square Enix for the trainwreck of an overarching narrative that was Kingdom Hearts Vent mode o

 
Boxman214

I uploaded a new short and sweet level! Play it and let me know your thoughts!

 
Shoggoth2588

everyone else is doing it and I want attention so AMA! Emphasis on the the other also the M though I guess though I wont stop you from asking each other things as you ask me

 
 

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