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Review: Matterfall

It's hard to believe that Housemarque has been around since 1995. Having undergone two studio name changes, they've developed a number of low-key games over the years, but managed to strike gold back in 2007 with Super Stardust HD (itself a...

 
 
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Review: Sonic Mania

What can you say about Sonic that hasn't already been said? He's had his ups and downs, and while he started very high up, he's sunk really far down over the past decade or so and even kissed a human girl. Oh, and he's shown up to race...

 
 
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Review: Slime Rancher

I might be the wrong person to write this review simply because I can’t get over cuteness and charm, which was pretty much all I was expecting to enjoy about Slime Rancher. Farming sims have always held little interest for me mainly b...

 
 
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Review: LawBreakers

It's great to see so many shooters making their mark on the industry again. I mean, they never really left, because right after Unreal Tournament stopped being relevant Halo roared onto the scene, but as a general rule there was o...

 
 
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Review: Aven Colony

My people are starving. You'd think, when settling a polar ice cap, Mission HQ would be sure to send you with more food. But nooo, “there is some arable land, you can farm for yourself. Oh, we seem to have dropped you way too far from...

 
 
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Review: Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice

It's always tough to review a Ninja Theory game. They breathe a certain spark of life into their projects that practically no one studio can replicate. Yet, they insist on crafting relatively simplistic action sequences that detract from mu...

 
 
 
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Early Access Review: Fortnite

Did you know that 2011 was six years ago? It was quite a year for gaming. Big games such as Skyrim and Portal 2 came out and made it onto many people’s game of the year lists. It's also when Duke Nukem Forever finally released af...

 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: The Enigma

I have always loved playing as The Bat. The Dark Knight lends himself well to video games, despite the fact he has starred in so many terrible ones. Recent years have been kinder to the character, however, as developers have finally nailed ...

 
 
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Review: Namco Museum

Namco really does have quite the selection of classics in its library. That would probably explain why it has released far too many "collections" over the years. This newest one hits the Switch, which already gives it the added benefit of b...

 
 
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Review: The Dark Tower

If you've read Stephen King's prolific Dark Tower saga you know it's a weird, wonderful, flawed, brilliant, mess of an epic that touches so many genres it's hard to classify it at all. It bounces from western to science fiction to fant...

 
 
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Where did all the skateboard games go?

This is a question I've had stuck in my mind recently, but can't quite put my finger on the exact reasons behind it, as there are a number of them that I'll go over. As someone who considers themselves an extreme digital influencer, growing...

 
 
 
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Review: Aztez

Aztez immediately caught my eye for a number of reasons. The most striking of which was its distinct look. Taking cues from Mexican culture, I was wary and excited at the same time. There aren't a lot of games influenced by my culture, so I...

 
 
 
 
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Review: The End is Nigh

Contrary to what the title implies, The End is Nigh does in fact begin at the end. The world is over, nearly everyone is dead, and the only thing for the last person left on the planet to do is play video games and stream to a silent, empty...

 
 
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[Update] Sega Genesis Flashback is not being well received

[Disclaimer: I have to apologise. This piece was originally written to be a little too inflammatory, and was not well thought out. I have no direct experience with this device but wanted to comment on clone consoles in general, having exper...

 
 
 
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Review: The Emoji Movie

You know, for the longest time, I thought this movie was a joke. Something invented by film producers to have a laugh. A prank that writers bounced around, but never dared to seriously consider, lest their career be stamped with a black, in...

 
 
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Review: Miitopia

You know what puts a smile on my face? Watching Joan Rivers dressed as a princess use a big wad of cash to “Zsa-Zsa” a turkey with a face on its butt named “Twerkey.” That’s funny, and it’s just one of th...

 
 
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Review: Sundered

A young wanderer, Eshe, battles through a violent desert sandstorm. Just moments before reaching shelter, tendrils slither out of the sand and wrap around her limbs, pulling her under as she fights to stay above ground. Eshe re-awakens i...

 
 
 
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Dtoid in Japan: Hands-on with Mario Kart Grand Prix VR Arcade

Despite everything cool I saw at E3, an official Nintendo-licensed Mario Kart VR was the most pleasant surprise of the year for me. It sounded too good to be true. A few of us in the press room had to do a triple take to believe it wasn't s...

 
 
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Review: Hey! Pikmin

Pikmin is one of those series that probably wouldn't still exist under a different banner. It's one of Shigeru Miyamoto's babies, an idea he fostered by playing in the wilderness as a child. One he's going to see through until the end. I di...

 
 


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Chris Moyse

For those of you new to the Yakuza series, and deeply in love with the awesome cut-scenes, skip to 7:45 in this clip, and look at the vocal dub/translation we were forced to endure back on Y1s original release

 
ramasama

Have you seen this?!

 
Greenhornet214

Apparently, people can follow you on Facebook without you receiving a I just blocked like 40 I think most were bots, but some looked like legit Ill put instructions in the comments to find your hidden

 
Fuzunga

New Mario Odyssey footage is floating around and Im trying SO HARD not to look!

 
The Dyslexic Laywer

People who dont show up when youre trying to buy something from them should all just fuck off and

 
Everybodys Gundy

Only 20 more days until Nep Nep!

 
On Air Fish

If I had the funds, Shadow of the Colossus would spur me to buy a Ive always wanted to play that game and just never got the opportunity

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

These Splatoon shirts look pretty fresh! My heart tells me to buy them, but my wallet says Didnt you get enough new shirts this year? My brain chimes in with Arent you buying Senran Kagura in a week?

 
homeoftheblues

That feeling when you realize your SNES Classic pre-order wont get released until the 29th, not the

 
Nathan D

Seeing that new ZOE2 trailer makes me regret never having listened to Beyond the Bounds in its That chorus is seriously blowing my mind right

 
 

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