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Nintendo shows Super Mario Bros. 3 running on Switch

When the $20-per-year Nintendo Switch Online service launches in the second half of September, subscribers will be able to play classic NES games like Super Mario Bros. 3 with added online play. If you were curious about what that might loo...

 
 
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How Guacamelee stands out in the metroidvania crowd

This August is a real treat for metroidvania fans. We already have a handful of great new releases like Dead Cells, Hollow Knight's next expansion is on the horizon, and Guacamelee 2 is just around the corner. It’s always a thril...

 
 
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Review: Dead Cells

I've been playing Dead Cells in early access for over a year now, but I never want to get too far if you know what I mean. I have a weird relationship with early access games in that unless I'm covering them professionally, I pref...

 
 
 
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Cuphead's creators answer our burning questions

StudioMDHR just recently announced that Cuphead has gone triple platinum. Three million sales is no easy feat, but nothing about Cuphead is ever easy. It's always earned, and oh boy -- StudioMDHR sure earned those sales. Earlier ...

 
 
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Mega Man 11 might get a demo in September

A heap of folks got to try Mega Man 11 at E3, but now the world at large will be able to download it if this report is correct. True Achievements is stating that a demo for Mega Man 11 will go live on September 4 on Xbox One. It'll involve ...

 
 
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Swery's The Missing is a strange action-adventure title

We weren't sure what to make of The Missing, an upcoming action-adventure game from Swery's studio White Owls and publisher Arc System Works, but now it's starting to materialize. Key word: starting. A new teaser website has surfaced with t...

 
 
 
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Scarf, a new 3D platformer with a sweet mascot, gives me life

THQ Nordic is throwing money at quite a few projects as of late, and odds are there's something someone will like in the mix. This 3D platformer from developer Uprising Studios called Scarf is my aesthetic. In what essentially amounts to a ...

 
 
 
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Preview: The Messenger

The Messenger is the game I walked away from PAX East this year swooning over. The NES-style platformer takes clear inspiration from Ninja Gaiden. Thierry Boulanger, the lead programmer and designer, has been upfront about that from th...

 
 
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Review: Chasm

It feels like we've been waiting forever for Chasm, and that's because we have. Riding the second post-Banner Saga wave of Kickstarter, the project launched in mid-2013 and was fully funded in less than a month. Since then studio Bit Kid ha...

 
 
 
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Get a load of Mega Man 11's English voice cast so far

The Mega Man series has a very prolific history of awful vocal performances. It hosted the infamous "Elmer Fudd Dr. Light," as well as "WHAT AM I FIGHTING FORRRRR," and "so you're the big cheese!" Mega Man 11 seems to br...

 
 
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Iconoclasts on Switch left me with One Concern

Iconoclasts on Switch is every bit as delightful as its previous releases. Nothing has been lost in translation, and the gameplay is as tight as ever. Outside of a few notable additions, two difficulty settings and a boss rush mode, this is...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Guacamelee 2 flies the coop on August 21

The luchador smackdown, chicken transforming, Mexicovania that we've been eagerly awaiting for nearly a year is almost upon us. Drinkbox has finally put a release date on Guacamelee 2. Winner winner, pollo dinner. Guacamelee 2 will la...

 
 
 
 




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Anyone thats into Destiny check out the first true reveal of the new weapon/loadout system coming in the Forsaken update yesterday? Seems legitimately A lot of freedom but somehow still Not at all what I expected, if Im being

 
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The more I play through Disgaea 5, the more I realize how boring the story Theres just a whole lot of imply by telling, but never show anything Im still enjoying the gameplay, but I wonder what changed from the earlier games

 
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