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State of Decay 2 should really hit the spot

I'm very much looking forward to next month's State of Decay 2, but I know it'll only be a matter of time before the harsh realities of keeping people alive in a zombie-infested sandbox crash down on me. Painful losses are all a part of the...

 
 
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GTA Online begins its Southern San Andreas Super Sport Series

Grand Theft Auto's online universe continues to run and run, with Shark cards being snapped up weekly, and shed-loads of players still leaping into the carnage-filled cities with little more than mindless chaos and wanton destruction in min...

 
 
 
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Happy Birthdays is set for a June release on Switch

The peculiar ecosystem simulator Birthdays the Beginning is coming to Nintendo Switch as Happy Birthdays, and as announced today, the port will hit North America on June 5 and Europe on June 8. The game is a slow burn and requires patience,...

 
 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders is just as delightful on Switch

I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared -- there's a prop...

 
 
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Rust is finally leaving Steam Early Access next month

Rust's four-year run on Steam Early Access will soon wrap up. The multiplayer sandbox survival title will appear on Steam proper as of February 8, 2018. That said, its development is far from over. Announcing the decision in a blog post, Fa...

 
 
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Rest in peace, The Tomorrow Children

Today marks the end of the road for The Tomorrow Children, Q-Games and Japan Studio's strange, somber, gorgeous, and oftentimes mundane social sandbox game about rebuilding a destroyed world. The free-to-play PlayStation 4 title shut down i...

 
 
 
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Review: ARK: Survival Evolved

Initially ARK: Survival Evolved didn’t leave much of an impression on me. Not only did I forget I actually owned the game, but that I had played it as well during early access at some point. It got lost among a sea of other games of i...

 
 
 
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Hitman's new patch makes Agent 47 a little more professional

Agent 47, consummate professional that he is (here's a video of him kicking a toilet onto someone's head), is always looking to improve. In his line of work, staying alive is a secondary objective right behind efficient killing. Now he's a ...

 
 
 
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Review: Birthdays the Beginning

The first time I played Birthdays the Beginning, I didn't put the controller back down for four hours. I was in a trance, totally incapable of wrestling free. The next few nights went similarly: multi-hour sessions ...

 
 
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David OReilly's Everything rolls onto Steam

One month later, David OReilly's Everything -- a curious game "where everything you see is a thing you can be, from animals to planets to galaxies and beyond" -- is now also available for Windows and Mac. Our own Josh Tolentino reviewed th...

 
 
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Daybreak delists Landmark, servers closing in February

After Daybreak finally ceased development on the MMORPG EverQuest Next last year, it seemed inevitable that Landmark, which was thought of as a precursor, would be the next to go. The online sandbox title had longer legs than expected, but ...

 
 
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Ecosystem sim Birthdays the Beginning slips to May 2017

NIS is holding back Birthdays the Beginning for PC and PlayStation 4 until May 9, 2017 in North America and May 12, 2017 in Europe, and while this two-month delay won't affect many of us, I'll take any chance I can get to bring up this game...

 
 
 
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Conan Exiles is taking its snake-punching ways to Xbox One

A week ago, in light of some new screenshots surfacing for Funcom's Conan Exiles, I said I was feeling the sandbox survival game despite my general fatigue with the genre. That's still true today as I watch this trailer informing us of a J...

 
 
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Q-Games' perplexing The Tomorrow Children goes free to play

Q-Games' hard-to-pin-down The Tomorrow Children has been out on PlayStation 4 since early September, but that was only if you ponied up $20 for a Founders Pack. Starting this week, as promised, the labor-centric cooperative town-builder wil...

 
 
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Amazon Game Studios reveals three ambitious new PC games

I can't say I've given Amazon's move into game development much attention, so perhaps my expectations were low coming in, but I like the sound of two of its three newly-announced PC titles. Breakaway has the most to show and, unfortunatel...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders has a demo out for PS4 and Vita

I can't remember the last time I downloaded a demo, but I'll happily take the time to nab the trial for Dragon Quest Builders (PS4 here, PS Vita here). I'm so curious about this game. What initially looked like a me-too sandbox constructio...

 
 
 
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Review: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Ahh, the familiar loop of Dead Rising: leaving the safehouse, fretting about the finite time you have to rescue bizarre civilians, panicking when their braindead AI leads to them being eaten by actual braindead zombies, and picking yourself...

 
 




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Bill Nye the Joycon Guy! (Not my joke, but still funny)

 
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Do you know what I like the most?

 
Jinx 01

Decided I needed to ramp over the train in Forza Horizon 3 because duh its Kinda sad there was no acknowledgement from the game that Id done Lame :( Hope FH4 makes it out this The one series Ill brave MSs awful Windows Store to

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR In which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
arvilabgames

Hello pancakes! I want to make a selection of famous art works with different VR which games can play Mona Lisa, David Michelangelo, Girl with a Pearl Earring, Van Gogh, dude from the picture The Scream by Munch and Venus by Botticelli?

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I havent checked out Yetee in a while, and today I find Im not gonna lie - I love Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives!

 
Greenhornet214

Good Coming down with a cold or some shit so this I show I Replace anxiety with the cold

 
CaimDark Reloaded

I love that the 3DS has a games at a good price section, inadvertently (and to a large degree correctly) implying that the rest of the games arent a good

 
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Anime review incoming this

 
Serethyn

Odin be praised, VA11-HALL-A’s Vita port is FINALLY out in Europe! The synchronicity of “Vallhalla” launching alongside Norse God of War is quite amusing to But yes, picking it up straight away!

 
 

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