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Review: Shephy

I didn't think I'd ever be reviewing a solitaire card game literally about sheep fucking in alternate dimensions where plague doctors roam in packs, but here we are and there is no going back now. It gets weirder, I promise.

 
 
 
 
 
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I can't stop playing Magikarp Jump

Magikarp sucks, let's just get that out of the way. When given your pick of Pokémon, few would be willing to select this sorry excuse for a sea creature. I believe Magikarp's uselessness is derived from arrogance. Magikarp's abi...

 
 
 
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Sega Forever is poised to be the ultimate retro trip

Nintendo isn't the only company with an extensive back catalog of retro classics. Sega was also hot during the '90s and their portfolio of titles is nearly as ubiquitous with retro gamers as the Big N's. While Sega has never shied away from...

 
 
 
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Niantic announces raids for Pokemon Go

It seems Niantic not only drip feeds updates to its once mega-popular Pokémon Go, but also likes to doll out news about updates in the same manner. We now know that the big summer update for the game doesn't exactly remove gyms,...

 
 
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Sony announces 'PlayLink,' cites support for iOS and Android

Ahead of Sony's E3 conference, the company has announced a program called "PlayLink." From the Twitter description, this is going to be an initiative by PlayStation to get the whole world playing games. Without saying anything else (like if...

 
 
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Review: 8bitdo controllers (NES30/FC30/SNES30)

Everything old is new again, thanks to 8bitdo's controller collection that looks and feels like authentic NES and SNES controllers. Not only do these controllers work wirelessly (though you can play via USB on supported devices), but they a...

 
 
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Review: Monument Valley 2

The original Monument Valley didn't grace my iPhone until after I saw the President of the United States play it. That is, of course, President Frank Underwood from Netflix's House of Cards. Following its appearance on the show, I downloade...

 
 
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Trump boner 'covfefe' makes it into Words With Friends

Reactionary Scrabble knockoff Words With Friends added "covfefe" to its list of playable words, playing off of President Donald Trump's middle-of-the-night typo that led many to surmise the president choked on a kielbasa and died on the toi...

 
 
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Monument Valley 2 just popped up on iOS

I do love a good surprise launch. The mind-bending mobile puzzler Monument Valley now has a follow-up and it's out today on iOS as a timed exclusive, priced at $4.99. Despite this being a full-on numbered sequel, developer ustwo says "you ...

 
 
 
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Pokemon GO cheaters subtly punished

Those too lazy to get up and go play Pokémon GO the way it was intended have turned to third-party software to roam the game and collect monsters, without needing to physically move. Niantic has devised an interesting punis...

 
 
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Review: Old Man's Journey

I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into when I signed up to review Old Man’s Journey. The name made me think I’d be playing something about a man dying and coming to terms with his life or that I’d be livi...

 
 
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PSA: Chroma Squad is out on PS4 and Xbox One

It's time for us to pose in front of a colorful explosion, as Chroma Squad makes its debut on the PS4 and Xbox One. While there were some casualties with the game's Vita version, this won't stop Behold Studios' tokusatsu (live-action s...

 
 
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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders is a thing of beauty

Darn! Do any of you have access to a time machine? I need to go back -- just to last week! -- and strictly for business. We had a staff-wide discussion about our dream crossover games and instead of cleverly namedropping Arkanoid vs. Space...

 
 
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PixelJunk is coming to mobile with Eden Obscura

It's hard to name a favorite in Q-Games' excellent PixelJunk series, but the zen platformer PixelJunk Eden is certainly up there for me. You know, it might just be my number one. The studio is returning to that game concept with Eden Obscur...

 
 
 
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Pokemon Company is reportedly 'planning a new card-game app'

The Pokemon Company is working on a new card game for mobile phones, according to sources speaking to The Wall Street Journal's Takashi Mochizuki in the same report that Nintendo was working on a The Legend of Zelda game for smartphones. "P...

 
 
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Skullgirls is coming to mobile devices soon

The little indie fighter that could, Skullgirls, is coming to mobile devices on May 25. Why this version exists is a little beyond me, but more people playing the underappreciated gem is a good thing. There won't be any exclusive features i...

 
 
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Review: Die With Glory

When it was recently reported that Nintendo made more money off Fire Emblem Heroes than it did Super Mario Run, it disappointed me. Not because of how it will possibly affect its future mobile endeavors but because of the message it could s...

 
 
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Alolan Pokemon have finally made it to Pokemon Shuffle

For those of us who are still hanging in there with Pokémon Shuffle despite knowing full well how devious the free-to-play puzzler can be, big update: Alola-region Pokémon are starting to show up! Familiar faces from Sun and ...

 
 




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Keiichi Morisato

i just started going through Dragon Age Origins today, mostly because i dont have very many games that i have access to that i havent completed or close to completion, and my 7 year old computer can play it at max still looks bad

 
taterchimp

About, uh, 11 years ago? Rocking them

 
kevlarmonkey

I checked the time on four separate occasions this evening, three of them, it was exactly the same time, one of them, it was earlier than the one before it

 
KnickKnackMyWack

Im pretty hyped for Super Mario How about you?

 
taterchimp

Time for pumpkin beer and the

 
Ricky Namara

Question: is it consider scummy practice to plug my other works here in Dtoid? Im writing a novel and have plans for a Patreon monthly short story deal, and am wondering if the community would be okay with me promoting it now and

 
D-Volt

80s Japanese city pop is one of my all time favorite genres of music and I think everyone should at least try listening to

 
Chris Moyse

Finally home from Stay tuned for some game write-ups, and a hella lot of It was alright, had some bittersweet drama going on, but was good to get out on a mission and meet some awesome new Some game clips in comments!

 
LaTerry

Happy birthday Inquisitive Ravenclaw, Nathan D, and EtosiTak! I hope today rocks!

 
Chris Moyse

Nice, A whole bunch of birthdays this weekend! Hope you guys all have a great weekend, Happy Birthday to Nathan D, EtosiTaK, Inquisitive Ravenclaw and anyone else who may be celebrating on the Best wishes x

 
 

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