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Resident Evil 7 prepared me for the Resident Evil 2 remake

I've never played Resident Evil 2. And, I knew that Capcom's Resident Evil 2 remake wouldn't be showing any new content at PAX West. Still, I had to get an appointment. CJ's E3 hands-on was enough to convince me that this is something I nee...

 
 
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Indivisible is launching with at least 20 playable characters

Lab Zero is showing Indivisible at its booth at PAX West right now, and despite having several stations set up, it's been over capacity every time I've walked by. On display is the most recent backer preview, released this past June. It's n...

 
 
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Crystal Crisis is worthy replacement for Puzzle Fighter

As somebody who covers plenty of mobile games, I've seen my fair share of copycats. When some type of game makes it big, a flood of imitators is not far behind. It's disheartening to see, but sometimes it's absolutely necessary. When lookin...

 
 
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BioWare stresses that Anthem is about 'our world, my story'

In a presentation at PAX West this afternoon, BioWare's Mark Darrah and Mike Gamble explained how the Anthem team approached storytelling in a multiplayer game. The newest trailer highlights the philosophy: "our world, my story". The basic ...

 
 
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Untitled Goose Game is honking good

Untitled Goose Game debuted last year and it seemed to make a huge dent as everyone couldn’t get enough of the exploits of the Asshole Goose. House House went silent after the footage premiered and the game slowly faded from memory. T...

 
 
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Left Alive has a real Jekyll and Hyde situation going on

Left Alive's debut at last year's Tokyo Game Show was bewildering more than anything. The Front Mission franchise had been in hibernation since the misguided Front Mission Evolved, and in an era where many long-time franchises are retu...

 
 
 
 
 
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Puzzle Depot shows that pushing blocks can still be fun

In my youth, I used to play all kinds of crazy games on my uncle’s Mac. Most of these titles are lost to the annals of gaming history, but I do have a distinct memory of checking out Chip’s Challenge. I loved how quirky the grap...

 
 
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Black Ice could pass off as a Tron sequel

Disney’s Tron is so ripe for video game adaptation, but there has been a curious lack of Tron inspired games. We’ve only seen a few official titles and basically nothing else I can think of. What happened to those neon colors an...

 
 
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Bendy and the Ink Machine is more than just cheap scares

Horror games, for me, rarely stimulate any part of my being. Maybe I’m too used to the jump-scare tactics developers pull or perhaps my guard is raised too high, but it is rare for me to get shocked by a “scary” game. E...

 
 
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Watch Frozen Synapse 2's devs suck at the game

After not hearing about Frozen Synapse 2 for two years, I honestly forget it was originally announced. It seems like developer Mode 7 Games has been hard at work on finalizing the title, though, as a new developer diary video has come out. ...

 
 
 
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Two Point Hospital is full of puns, patients, and pedigree

Hospitals have always been a major part of my life. I was born with a rare skin disease that goes by many names but the one I've most heard it referred to as is Giant Congenital Nevus. In layman's terms, the disease is an over pigmentation ...

 
 
 
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Dying Light 2 makes me regret sleeping on the first game

I'm in a real weird place with Dying Light. I had always intended to get Techland's parkour zombie survival game out of my backlog at some point, but its lackluster story has kept it permanently frozen on my to-play list. Now that I've come...

 
 
 
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Phantom Doctrine lets you run a rogue intelligence agency

"We weren't really satisfied with Hard West's depth; it always felt rushed. So this time around, we were constantly afraid of making a game that felt too shallow. Sometimes, I think we overdid it." Kacper Szymczak finishes his statement wit...

 
 
 
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Mutant Year Zero kicked my ass at E3

“This game will not go easy on you.” That was my warning moments before starting up the E3 demo for Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden. When Brett booked this appointment for me, my mind read it as Mutant Football League so, g...

 
 
 
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Forget Rico Rodriguez, a tornado is Just Cause 4's real star

Avalanche Studios' Just Cause games are chaos incarnate. The open-world action series packs more explosions and high-speed stunts in a single hour than most titles manage during their entire runtime. Rico Rodriguez always felt more like a h...

 
 




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So because Im a shopper who cant decide, hand of fate 2! Any good or no?

 
FakePlasticTree

The Missing feels like one of the first Japanese developed games that does right by LGBT Its a genuinely good game Swerys dished up here, the gameplays fun too! It might be my Also, theres a bloke with a

 
Mike Sounders

I GOT LUCKY IN GETTING THE BACK INTO THE BACKLOG HI-NU GUNDAM GOES, SPIDER-MAN NEW GAME + IS ON HOLD AGAIN, ITS TIME FOR MORE

 
taterchimp

The Soul Calibur customization is Link below is for a NSFW link in the

 
cockaroach

Ok, so I watched the first few episodes if Houseki no kuni, and I was pleasantly Sure, its kinda fetishy with how the crystal women can shatter, but its world building is fun and I am intrigued by the designs, conceit, and

 
ShadeOfLight

Luigis Mansion 3DS: Luigi still humps the furniture,

 
Gummypuss

Man I love how Stick of Truth is one of the few switch games that lets you capture video with the share button so I cant do it on an innocent indie game yet I can record my in game parents I now have porn on my switch whoo! Also good

 
Dead Churros

Me: uuugh, I dont like any of these customization options, I think Ill leave my character without any clothing or Me, 15 minutes later:

 
Spookmour

HOLY SNAP I FORGOT ABOUT SHITSTORM THIS IS MY FAVORITE YOUTUBE TIME OF THE YEAR Im gonna binge the heckarooni outta this!

 
Kerrik52

While getting my laptop back, I tried out some demo Switch had Mario Kart, which was fun, the XBONE wanted to update and the PS4 had a Spyro It controls better generally, but the motion blur was I hope they revise

 
 

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