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Review in Progress: Gran Turismo Sport

Once upon a time, Gran Turismo was the undisputed champion of console racing simulators. It paved the way for many of the features we take for granted in modern racing games and developer Polyphony Digital has always striven to be at the to...

 
 
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Review: Hob

I very much enjoyed Runic Games' past Torchlight titles and was excited when I heard they were going to tackle another genre. Good developers can make good games, regardless of their perceived "niche." The action-adventure genre could ...

 
 
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Review: The Evil Within 2

In one of The Evil Within 2's early chapters, Sebastian Castellanos stumbles onto a familiar scene. As he wanders through darkened corridors, chasing leads in desperate hope of recovering his missing daughter, the former detective enters a ...

 
 
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Review: Echo

Echo is one of the most unique games I’ve played in a long time. Its sci-fi setting and twist on the conventional stealth genre make it stand out in an industry where regurgitated formulas are the norm.  The story is fairly bare-...

 
 
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Review: South Park: The Fractured but Whole

In one of this season's episodes of South Park, Randy Marsh remarks "You have to overdo it in today's society. You can't be nuanced and subtle anymore or else critics go 'Wow, what was the point of that?'" It's a slice of meta-observation a...

 
 
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Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2

It feels weird to have a consistent stream of "CRPGs" today. I thought Pillars of Eternity was pretty great, though I never got around to finishing it or delving into its expansion. Tyranny was a wonderful surprise and is my go-to reco...

 
 
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Review: Forza Motorsport 7

Forza Motorsport 7 gives off a great first impression. Professional drivers introduce you to the various disciplines of racing while you get to reenact the crowning moments of their career. The game gives you an allotment of “mods&rdq...

 
 
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Review: Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth

A young child comes up to me at the airport after he notices I am playing my 3DS, waiting for my plane to arrive. Wearing Poké Ball headphones, he asks me if I am playing Pokémon as he reaches into his backpack to pull ou...

 
 
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Review: Golf Story

My expectations were a bit skewed going into Golf Story. I heard "golf role-playing game" and painted a picture in my mind of a grand, sweeping, save-the-world story in which problems are resolved (for some reason) with clubs and balls rath...

 
 
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Review: The Foreigner

It’s been a while since we’ve seen Jackie Chan in US cinemas, especially as a lead, and I for one, am happy to have him back. Think on it for a moment:  Jackie Chan is still one the world’s biggest stars (currently ra...

 
 
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Review: Battle Chasers: Nightwar

Way back in 2001, Joe Madureira put his fantasy comic series Battle Chasers on hold after only a nine-issue run over the course of three years. His reason? To pursue a career in game development. I never read the comics myself, but the...

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood (Patch 4.1)

Final Fantasy XIV has now entered its "catch-up state." Whereas 4.0 was all about catering to the hardcore side with a four-level raid tier and new item cap to work toward, 4.1, known as The Legend Returns, doesn't shake up the formula in a...

 
 
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Review: Gundam Versus

Gundam is in an odd place. The franchise is currently going through a resurgence on the international stage with the success of Unicorn, Iron Blooded Orphans, and Thunderbolt. It brings in millions of dollars every year with its w...

 
 
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Review: Middle-earth: Shadow of War

The word Mordor is so intrinsically linked to my experience of the "Middle-earth" action series that I simply can't escape it from my mind. I've typed "Shadow of Mordor" so many times it hurts, despite the fact that the sequel is indeed cal...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
 
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Review: 1bitHeart

1bitHeart is a visual novel that was originally released for free by a mysterious individual known as Miwashiba (aka △○□×). There isn’t much known about them outside of their work as an illustrator and game dev...

 
 
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Review: My Little Pony: The Movie

June 28, Hasbro has just released the trailer for My Little Pony: The Movie. I’m mildly impressed. It’s fun. Zany. Action-packed. It has great animation and it appears to have references designed for people over the age of twelv...

 
 
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Review: Blade Runner 2049

Denis Villeneuve has done the impossible. He has pulled off a feat that most directors won't even take a stab at. He has delivered unto us something we haven't seen for years. With this act Villeneuve has firmly established himself as one o...

 
 
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Review: Rick and Morty (Season 3)

Rick and Morty is a dense series. Not because of its content per se, but because of the discussions it brings to the table. It's a series constantly at odds with its predilection for toilet humor and the overbearing cynicism of its delivery...

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy IX

Final Fantasy is a series that shaped my taste in games in an astounding way growing up. Believe it or not, young Rich wasn't exactly a social butterfly. Once I made it to high school I would carve out my own group of friends with similar i...

 
 
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Review: Pokemon Gold

Pokémon for me personally was a defining piece of media growing up. I can still recall recess at school and seeing groups of kids huddled around Game Boy screens or playing the card game. I even remember the first episode of Pok&eacu...

 
 
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Review: Culdcept Revolt

A game between the Arizona Cardinals and San Francisco 49ers is on the TV in the background as I laze on the couch Sunday afternoon. Given the two teams playing, I’m obviously not paying attention. Instead, my eyes are glued to my 3DS...

 
 
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Review: Cult of Chucky

You may not know this, but Chucky, the red headed doll inhabited by a serial killer's soul thanks to some magic, had a bit of a comeback a few years ago with the straight to video release of Curse of Chucky. Believe it or not, after a strin...

 
 




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Ive been mooching the Perry Bible Fellowship comics because I always feel like their

 
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Does it make me a bad person that Im not excited about Mario? I want to play it but I just started playing Persona 5 and I dont want to stop playing it for I also just bought an iPad Pro, and I want to see what porn looks like on the giant screen

 
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Chapter 5 of my CYOA series is One more chapter to go after You can help decide how it all Thank you so much for all the support so I hope you enjoy bumped again

 
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Dust: magic, power, and money all in one substance could just as easily describe the material in Endless Legend or in

 
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The remix version of Thunder is a bit lighter, but still retains most of the originals heavier I like #musictoid | Imagine Dragons, - Thunder (remix)

 
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My Splatoon artbook came in! Its hardcover and EXTRA Ive never had a chance to play either game, but Im sure Ill love going through the art in

 
 

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