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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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Kingdom Hearts III's shortcut menu upgrade is great

Like the action RPG junkie I am, I hyped myself up for Kingdom Hearts III on gameplay trailers full of spectacle-based eye candy. And despite everything happening on screen, I was fixated on three dots next to the combat shortcut ...

 
 
 
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These are the last WiiWare games I will ever buy

It is with great remorse and sadness that I confirm today, January 30, 2019, the Wii Shop Channel has closed its doors. Launching less than a month after the Wii’s debut, the channel started small with Virtual Console titles before ex...

 
 
 
 
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We reminisce about Kingdom Hearts on today's Impulse

Kingdom Hearts III is almost here and I don't know if I can breathe! While I'm not exactly a die-hard fan of the series, I got into the original two in my youth and have been eagerly awaiting the third entry for almost half of my life. That...

 
 
 




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PhilKenSebben

I choose you!

 
bong264

Wes can get bent

 
Gamemaniac3434

Coincidentally this here #mermay or #monstergirlmonday lines up in timing with the announcement of Shantae Which seems neat, but it doesnt have the best girl THEN INTO THE SEA WITH Also the timing lines up with some other relevant

 
RolanberryPrins

Me waking up from a 20 minute nap 3 hours later:

 
Dangus Taargus

Bloodborne Diary Day 2: Summoned some Henriette Killed a lot of tall goth Ran from some other dudes with electric Killed a big girl beast in bandages named Used all my Molotovs and throwing knives to do

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

SHANTAE FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!!!!!!!

 
TheBlondeBass

I am officially too stupid to keep completing puzzles in Baba is You, but at least I was able to make this!

 
JDelwynn

I had to install Epic Game Store just to uninstall it! Take that! #Darksiders3

 
taterchimp

Ativan and lapsuong Name a better combo

 
cockaroach

Dtoid is making it hard to enjoy w/ all these articles headlines mentioning near-spoilers of Im playing Dks3, referring to the fextralife wiki, and theres a blurred fucking live stream on the sidebar of Sekrio

 
 

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