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Review: Lost Wing

I’m something of a cheerleader for rail shooters. I feel the sub-genre has still gone largely untapped, and that it’s a formula the indie market could really make work. Lost Wing is something like that. However, I’m also a...

 
 
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Review: Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxiboost On

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxiboost On had a reputation to live up to outside of Japan's arcades and the import community who played its predecessors. The first major waves it made outside of that community was around the release of Gu...

 
 
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Review: Merchant of the Skies

I’ve been a merchant of a lot of things. The Elite series allowed me to be a space trader, Euro Truck Simulator let me try my hand at terrestrial trade, and Wall Street Kid had me trading stocks directly. Now it’s time for Merc...

 
 
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Review: Hellbound

We all know that a "'90s FPS 30 years later" isn't exactly a novel concept. And that's fine! We have Ion Fury, Dusk, Immortal Redneck, Strafe, Prodeus, and countless others to keep us busy if we want to toil away our days reliving the glory...

 
 
 
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Review: Crysis Remastered (Switch)

What can be said about Crysis that hasn't been repeated ad nauseam since 2007? A decent amount, actually, if the game is running on a portable.

 
 
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Review: Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout

Launch-day disconnects aside, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout turned out so much better than I expected. The premise – a cartoonish 60-player competition made up of semi-randomly selected obstacle courses, bumbling team games, and stress...

 
 
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Review: Void Terrarium

A girl with fungus growing out of her face? Let's hope she doesn't come across Ellie or Joel.

 
 
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Review: Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple

After spending an absurd amount of time with Nioh 2 this year in pursuit of the platinum trophy, New Game+, and incrementally better character builds, I wasn't sure if I was ready to return so soon. It's a testament to this game – and...

 
 
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Early Access Review: Grounded

All of my favorite survival games tend to have an unspeakable horror to keep me on my toes, and Grounded – a shrunken-down solo/co-op adventure from RPG powerhouse Obsidian – is no exception. Even if you're the kind of person wh...

 
 
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Review: Hotel Sowls

I am, admittedly, a sucker for unique art styles. Sure, I enjoy lush graphics, beautiful pixel art, or stylish cel-shading, but they don’t grab my attention in the same way as something that forges a path in a different direction. I g...

 
 
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Review: Destroy All Humans!

Destroy All Humans is the kind of game that's a perfect subject for getting the remake treatment. Originally released in 2005 by the now-defunct Pandemic Studios (I'll never forget the controversy around The Saboteur's launch DLC that ...

 
 
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Review: Death Come True

In regards to video games, you can define the phrase "dice-roll" with three simple letters: FMV. Once considered the future of gaming by starry-eyed pioneers, Full-Motion-Video games were fast proven linear and short-lived experiences, gene...

 
 
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Review: Necrobarista

I can't say I'm big into the visual novel scene. I love me a good story, but it's rare that I actually play visual novels. I do thoroughly enjoy what have been deemed "walking simulators," though, so please don't think of me as someone who ...

 
 
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Review: Rainswept

I'd probably make a horrible detective. It's not that I have any issues with observation or deduction, but rather I'm empathetic and I tend to trust people immediately. I also don't smoke or drink coffee, which I think instantly disqualifie...

 
 
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Review: Carrion

Carrion flips the script in a super cathartic way. Instead of playing as a heavily-armed soldier, you're in control of an uncontainable monster that has to tear through an underground research facility because that's just what gruesome fles...

 
 
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Review: Dex

I love cyberpunk. I love its towering neon skylines, its oppressive megacorporations, its seedy underbelly, and the discomforting ways that it twists the world to be familiar but darkened and warped. I love the augmented mercenaries, the te...

 
 
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Review: If Found...

If Found... tells the story of two women dealing with the end of the world. The first is Cassiopeia, a scientist who discovers an Event Horizon threatening to destroy Earth. She's separated from humanity. Her only contact is a person n...

 
 
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Review: Panzer Paladin

I feel like I can always count on Tribute Games to tap into retro gaming in a novel way. The team's latest, Panzer Paladin – a level-based action-platformer with shades of Castlevania, Mega Man, Blaster Master, and even Zelda II &ndas...

 
 
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Review: Superhot: Mind Control Delete

As I continue to get older and somewhat jaded with video gaming, I'm finding myself getting bored with run-of-the-mill games that don't use the medium to its full advantage. Conversely, I find myself lavishing praise on the ones that do. Re...

 
 
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Review: CrossCode

I’ve often said that the worst part about MMOs is the whole multiplayer part. Don’t put too much stake in that statement, it’s more than likely just the complaint of an aging curmudgeon. Nonetheless, I’ve often found...

 
 
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Review: Paper Mario: The Origami King

Midway in the series' life cycle, something about Paper Mario just...changed. Most of the RPG pretenses were dropped, morphing the series into a more action-adventure package. People were pissed, but the world kept turning.  No, N...

 
 
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Early Access Review: Ooblets

As this blur of a summer wears on, I've found myself drawn to wholesome games more than ever. Games that lift me up, give me something pleasant to focus on, and let my mind rest – if only for a bit. Ooblets sits at the top of the feel...

 
 
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Review: Ghost of Tsushima

I'm just going to come out and say it: Sucker Punch is underrated as hell. I know. Infamous got a lot of love back in the day, but as far as the sequels (and the standalone games) are concerned, not enough love. Also, Sly Cooper&n...

 
 
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Review: Orcs Must Die 3

I haven't thought about Orcs Must Die in a while. It's weird too, since I spent so much time toiling away by myself with the first game and with my wife for the sequel. It's not a series that really pops into my mind all that often, but tha...

 
 




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Lost Wing"One wing isn't even enough to leave"

 

Mobile Suit Gundam Extreme Vs. Maxiboost On"Lives up to the extreme hype"

 

Merchant of the Skies"Technically, it's a rigid airship"

 

Hellbound"Not-so-stuck-in-the-'90s"

 

Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition: Hop's Iconic Hat"Probably the most colons I've ever put in a headline"

 

Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout"Let the bodies hit the floor"

 

Void Terrarium"Morbius? Morbius?!"

 

Nioh 2: The Tengu's Disciple"Remember the Lunar Staff? It's back (in Nioh form)"

 
 
 

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Rasori

Going back to Horizon Zero Dawn on PS4 has shown me what its suppose to play like and its such a night and day I feel bad for anyone experiencing this game for the first time in such a broken

 
Kevin Mersereau

I’m watching Pacific Rim for the first time, and it is insanely Giant robots giant monsters = a good time!

 
Bespy

Just wanna make a shoutout to any artists here who can actually draw hands good, you guys are so talented

 
Uncle Arena Fighter

Finished watching Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin and the OG compilation Movies had some ROUGH editing, but the writing still shone Glad The Origin had villain introductions to make up for the films lack Also, GEEZ,

 
DeScruff

A package I ordered months ago has been in the weirdest mail trip I cant even remember where it started, but it eventually went to Singapore, then took a month to come from Singapore to New York and now its decided to

 
Dennis Carden

A friend gave me this as a belated birthday Holy hell I love it!

 
Dangus Taargus

I gave up a couple years ago trying to get No One Lives Forever to run on my Well, today, with the right mixture of the NOLF-Modernizer patch and DGVoodoo that shit finally works properly! I hear this is a classic, always wanted to try

 
bong264

Just gonna go ahead and post this for the #Faceyourart challenge but I realized everything is kinda ugly :T oh well, nothing to do but going at it

 
Parismio

Man Im constantly being reminded of that old Tumblr post that gave the best advice: Dont trust people who likes to debate politics for

 
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Drawfee exclusive look at the new Flintstones

 
 

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