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Brazil Of Games: That Time We Launched A Console

Releasing a brand-new console nowadays is a difficult and costly ordeal that even the established giants of the industry don’t always get right. From the Atari Jaguar to the PlayStation Vita, history has plenty of example...

 
 
 
 

Saturn REVIEWS: Shinobi Legions

One of the strangest thing about Shinobi Legions is that despite being the latest game in a core Sega franchise at the time, it was published in the West by a different company. Evidenced by that, and the fact that no other Shinobi gam...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Why I Love The Beat-Tribe Cup Series

I wanted to talk about the Beat-Tribe Cup series again during Virtua Fighter Month, but I didn’t want to talk about the 25th Anniversary of VFR. I’ll save that until December. I do, however, want to talk about why I enjoy w...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Return of the Obra Dinn review

Ever fire up a game for the first time and within the first twenty or so minutes you know it’s got its hooks sunk into you? Return of the Obra Dinn had that effect on me, and that was only elevated by going into it mostly ignoran...

 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #18 April in March

Few people who dived into the genre of rock music have not heard of the british veteran rock band Deep Purple. The band belongs to one of the most enduring representatives of hard rock and heavy metal music, although they have often ta...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

you know why i REALLY love my switch?

because nintendo has zero bs on it. it doesn’t force me to have a stupid NHL icon for a service i don’t want yet makes me have to go into a separate menu just to access youtube like ps4.  none of that bs. when nintendo...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #17 Latin Breeze

And so again, the Final Fantasy series. One of the paramounts of musical creativity and diversity. Composer Nobuo Uematsu has demonstrated influences from many different music genres, including rock, classic music, jazz etc. Today I wa...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Phils Game Music Phindings #16 Crackers

Greetings, today I present you several videogames that make use of the "March" portion of Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Suite (1892): Taiko no Tatsujin: Drum 'n' Fun; (Multi, 2018): Gokujō Parodiusu - Kako no Eikō o Mo...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Insane Amusement Ride That Is Bioshock

Somehow over the years I managed to remain ignorant about the story, mechanics, and overall world of Bioshock. The only thing I knew what that it contained horror elements, and that it was immensely popular. So recently I played it fo...

 
 
 
 

Top 5 MAME Games of All Time

First things first. What MAME stands for? It stands for Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator and it is basically a software that allows you to play the old, retro games from arcades on your computer. Now we want to share which games are th...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Genius Level Design Of Halo

I'm a big fan of Halo. To the point where I even wrote fanfiction as a teenager about it. It's been part of my life for many years now. However, for a myriad of reasons, I have not had an XBox One this generation until a couple of week...

 
 
 
 

Wii REVIEWS: Sin & Punishment: Star Successor

For those reading one of my Wii review blogs for the first time, here is the basic concept: The Wii is often mocked for its game library, yet, it actually has a solid list of exclusives that are unavailable anywhere else. Though only N...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Magic of Roll20

Last night I ran my first Roll20 D&D game for Aura: After Darkfall.  I want to post a broadcast of it that I made but I did fail to take into account anyone watching the broadcast, including the PCs, can see shit they shouldn'...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

Seymour

All the comments on my fronted blogs got nuked in the madness of the bug from a while ago! Damn! Hope the permalink thing is fixed soon enough as

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I choose you!

 
 
bong264

Wes can get bent

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

Coincidentally this here #mermay or #monstergirlmonday lines up in timing with the announcement of Shantae Which seems neat, but it doesnt have the best girl THEN INTO THE SEA WITH Also the timing lines up with some other relevant

 
 
RolanberryPrins

Me waking up from a 20 minute nap 3 hours later:

 
 
Dangus Taargus

Bloodborne Diary Day 2: Summoned some Henriette Killed a lot of tall goth Ran from some other dudes with electric Killed a big girl beast in bandages named Used all my Molotovs and throwing knives to do

 
 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

SHANTAE FIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIVE!!!!!!!

 
 
TheBlondeBass

I am officially too stupid to keep completing puzzles in Baba is You, but at least I was able to make this!

 
 
JDelwynn

I had to install Epic Game Store just to uninstall it! Take that! #Darksiders3

 
 
taterchimp

Ativan and lapsuong Name a better combo

 
 
cockaroach

Dtoid is making it hard to enjoy w/ all these articles headlines mentioning near-spoilers of Im playing Dks3, referring to the fextralife wiki, and theres a blurred fucking live stream on the sidebar of Sekrio

 
 
Rad Party God

MCC on PC wont have either local split-screen nor cross platform compatibility with Xbox I can understand the cross platform thing, but no split screen is a huge bummer for

 
 
triggerpigking

Bout time I drew best

 
 
Tohsaka

New Shantae

 
 
Shoggoth2588

WOAH, New Shantae!!!!

 
 
TysonOfTime

As someone who worked in a movie theater, Sony, no one actually likes those pre-preview They make announcements seem

 
 
Chris Moyse

Thanks for the very kind message some of you left me in one of my articles I didnt reply as I didnt want to take away from the article topic, but it meant a lot, thankyou x

 
 
Sharukurusu

Heya guys, thanks to all who joined in on the PS4 game You guys are rad and I hope you enjoy the

 
 
taterchimp

How come my max is zero on the brackets? I still see 120 points standing strong and coming Its not over til its #teamPowerBottom

 
 
Electric Reaper

I doubt that balance is a high priority for the developers of a Some levels can be total bullshit or death traps, while others are almost Galak-Z taking away all your powerups after completing a season is also total

 
 
jasondm300

Thanks to Wes, Chris and Kevin for getting my account password (finally) We do have the best mods around here

 
 
Dwarvenhobble

Im Broken (now mostly fixed) laptop and being quite ill kept me have a video from the game Wailing Heights of a WereWolf singing Irish Folk

 
 
Silver the 3rd

Not sure what I did expect in the state of play, but, yeah that was Im saying this as someone who has been pretty loyal to Sony, albeit someone who never bought the gimmicks Sony tried to sell (PlayStation eye, move, 3d, ect): yikes

 
 
Goemar

It wasnt even the games that let Sonys State of Play down, it was the utter emotionless robotic-ness of it And the

 
 
zatoseyes

Hey hey! My friends and I are playing Sekiro if anyone wants to come check us Link is in the comments!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#LibraryBookOfTheDay

 
 
medicamecanica

I have vr and that sony thing was pretty empty so I can imagine the disappointment for those who

 
 
Dere

Good lord shouldve just been wanking it I shouldve known to go with my gut instinct

 
 
Rad Party God

Now that Dusk has been out for a few months (at least on PC), I want to see a Dusk RPG spinoff in the same vein as the mobile first-person dungeon crawler RPGs that id Software used to make in the mid

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

So thats what the kite

 
 
FakePlasticTree

Even the indieshowcase for the Switch was more exciting than

 
 
Shoggoth2588

I dont want to sound like a 14 year old but Five Nights at Freddys VR was the best new thing shown on the State of Play The new MK11 stuff actually got me interested in that game but thats old was

 
 
Flanx

That was alright I State of Play looks like a cool little thing to look forward to every now and

 
 
Tohsaka

Well, now I understand why Sony isnt going to be at E3 after watching that boring

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Pictures can speak a thousand words

 
 
Steel Squirrel

Hey, that first PlayStation State of Play thing starts at 2pm today! Time to be disappointed?

 
 
indigit4l

Just saw Captain Marvel and its probably now my favorite Marvel Didnt seem by the books, I love the cast/factions, humor was more of its own brand, and it was full of charm and content to consider regarding other Marvel I loved

 
 
Pizza in a Tangle

I havent touched this thing in months, and it still has a full What a little tank!

 
 
Shoggoth2588

When you JUST make a post about having a massive backlog then #Wes decides that you win a Thanks for the Red String Club!!

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

Popped the trophy for visiting all Sekiro locations last night, I probably put in close to thirty hours this love it, I think the game is as much of a masterpiece as Bloodborne or Souls, not that I ever had any doubt it would

 
 
Punished Nietzsche

My new motherboard + CPU arrived today and OH MAN WHAT A DIFFERENCE! Sekiro runs smooth as butter, although the MB has some fried USB ports (thats why it was so cheap) But nonetheless, im happy with Now ill diving right into Sekiro!

 
 
medicamecanica

Just starting up sekiro and have a quick Is resurrecting have cinsequences or dying?

 
 
Kerrik52

After writing my (hopefully) last exam ever, I donated blood directly Somehow, I am not currently

 
 
Gajknight

In celebration of Sekiro and FROMsoftware in general, please enjoy this brand new and tangentially related flavour of your friendly neighbourhood

 
 
TheBlondeBass

In case anyone is interested, PAX East will host the first official Magic the Gathering Arena tournament this week, with the finals on Curious to see how well the game works as an eSport!

 
 
JcDent

In this months issue of Captain Obvious Journal of Low-Hanging Fruit Studies:

 
 
Michformer

11 years ago, I was introduced to Oblivion following a near-deadly car Between the colorful open world and engaging storylines that took me to atmospheric locales, Bethesda’s 2006 RPG compelled me to briefly work at the studio and

 
 
Dere

Anyone up for some siege today? Could use a break from Sekiro

 
 
TheLimoMaker

FromSoftware are, apparently, the developers of my final year at university