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We've Been Outraged Over Amiibo for the Wrong Reason

It's that time again. A new wave of amiibo is here (and long gone) and every time this happens I'm reminded how much I love collecting the characters from Nintendo's history. They're like real life Smash trophies! But I'm also reminded how...

 
 
 
 
 
 

Let's Talk About Questing for 2000 Words

The word ‘quest’ has a lot of connotations. In the world of RPGs, it is the idea of some grand adventure to achieve some goal, in which the journey is just as important as the ending, if not more so. There is something intrinsi...

 
 
 
 

I should have never looked back

Last year I had to give up on League of Legends, it was a fun game while it lasted but in the last two seasons I played the game simply was being tailored in way that was hurting item diversity in order to try to help character diversity. ...

 
 
 
 

Games Workshop Can Fuck Right Off

Years back, I got into Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 in a pretty big way. Games Workshop's seminal wargames had fun little models and entertaining if not very coherent world building. On the Fantasy side I played the Ogre Kingdoms all the...

 
 
 
 

Toren Review For Playstation 4, PS4

The Intro: Toren is a curious creation. At once, it’s a musing on life, existence and everything in between while being an entertaining, if occasionally confusing gaming experience. Toren is a very philosophical endeavor, and the way...

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Most Memorable Moments from PAX 2015

Behold! My most memorable moments from my trip to PAX 2015! I actually stayed for a week, but I focused mostly on PAX-related stuff for this list. Except for a special surprise at the end... The [email protected] event Microsoft held an indie game e...

 
 
 
 

Gaming Gripes: A Not So Open World

Aren't open world games just the greatest ever? You can go wherever you want, do whatever you want, ah dat freedom! amiritegaiz?!  I suppose in theory open world games are great. The problem is that they're rarely executed perfectly, a...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Industry Bull (Augment your shit!)

Square Enix have done a very stupid thing and I hope that they are bring punished for it. For those of you who don't know,  Square Enix announced a new pre-order program called Augment Your Preorder. In short, it's kickstarter rewards,...

 
 
 
 
 
 

What Game Maker Would You Go on Vacation With?

Summer is winding down. Soon, we will be heading back to school, half-day Friday’s at the office will be ending, and there will be a nip in the air as autumn approaches.  Of course, if you live in the southern hemisphere, summer ...

 
 
 
 

Fran Bow Finale: Itward-ex-Machina

Thus we embark upon the end of all things Devouring Fran Bow Another Bite of Fran Bow Fran Bow, Digesting Fran Bow, Assimilating Fran Bow, Born Again Again Picking up right where we left off, the complex threads of Fran Bow's realit...

 
 
 
 

What would you like to see a speed run of?

I've been resently taking more of a look at speedruns recently, and even the idea of it is mind boggling to me. a player who spent their time memorizing and calculating every aspect of a game to effectively beat it at record time. From Mega...

 
 
 
 

Sifting through the cacophony

This is a long one, probably the longest blog I've ever bloged. It's not Zeta levels long (not a bad thing) but it's long so please bear with me.  We’ll I think it’s time for another 2am blog writing session as this has bee...

 
 
 
 

Fran Bow, Assimilating

Asleep on a pillow of fantasy, beset by the bedbugs of horror Fran Bow and Mr. Midnight's predicament grows stranger and stranger, wriggling away from the influence of Alice in Wonderland and snuggling up to The Neverending Story. Before w...

 
 
 
 

Fran Bow, Digesting

How things have changed! Awake in a house madder still than those before, dabbling in magics gratefully lost to time, Fran Bow edges closer to the fusion point of her twin realities. When last we left our delightful heroine, we stood ankle...

 
 
 
 

9 Worlds that Should be in Kingdom Hearts

1. Star Wars  2. Frozen  3. Suite Life of Zack and Cody  4. Attack on Titan ...Nah, I'm just kiddin'.     I was in middle school when the first Kingdom Hearts game was announced. It merged Disney with Final Fantasy...

 
 
 
 

Holding Out for a Respawn: Death in Video Games

I was around the age of 11 or 12 when I had my first serious experience with the concept of death and dying. That's not to say that I hadn't thought of it before; I was lucky that my parents weren't the type to hide the concept from me. Gr...

 
 
 
 

Looking Back: Xenosaga Ep. 1

The Xenosaga trilogy was a formative experience in my life. I have fond memories of playing the games in my heady pre-teen years, that magical time when I was far less cynical about the world. For years I held it up as a masterpiece, in my...

 
 
 
 

the amiibocalypse: PART FOUR!

LAST TIME, ON STUFF NO ONE CARES ABOUT... ... AND NOW, ON WITH THE SHOW! We've gone through industry giants, indies, and everything in-between. And we've added amiibo to all of it.Or... well... some of it, anyway.So now we're going to make...

 
 
 
 

Quickposts

JcDent

Its a-me, Raiden!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

The finale wasnt a dumpster fire but it also wasnt

 
 
Rasori

I think at the end of the day, the thing I love most about Rage 2 is definitely its

 
 
JcDent

I wrote a Trials of Fire preview

 
 
TheBlondeBass

even in a hat in time the cursed game follows me

 
 
Electric Reaper

Im still annoyed with Jurassic Park popularizing the image of velociraptors as being so They were small compared to If a dinosaur series needs a big raptor, the Utahraptor will do just Feathers are

 
 
Tohsaka

Ive seen this now you have to as

 
 
Tricerapops

Finally replaced the couch after bed It has a chaise and a sleeper and I can not wait to be off and laze about on it all

 
 
Avoclefo

Just finished Kingdom Hearts Loved My new favorite I think this one has the best pacing in the Plot is bonkers and Music is Flashy fun Two thumbs up from More thoughts in

 
 
Fuzunga

Everybodys watching Game of Thrones and Im over here in cartoon land watching my own Been wanting to start a blog series for a while and I think Star is the perfect place to

 
 
Hypno

Started working on my first DnD character So far: Chaotic Neutral, Female Tiefling rogue, great charisma, working on a This is pretty fun in and of Female tiefling is 100% inspired by a pic Strider posted ages

 
 
EtosiGiR

Sorry for that drunken double post yall! Be happy! Its all that matters!

 
 
Mike Sounders

Been a good weekend for Finished Birth by Sleep on Saturday, bought and finished the Messenger, bought Dead Cells, and finally started Gundam Breaker 3s Good times for me

 
 
absolutfreak

Given how things had been handled this season of Game of Thrones, my initial impression of the end is that Im relatively happy with

 
 
taterchimp

The end of an era How strange

 
 
Silver the 3rd

I want more opinions on rage 2, but heres some asthetics

 
 
Shoggoth2588

Full offense apparently but some people need to stop bitching and come to terms with the fact that Johnathan Taylor-Thomas is, in fact, a Wake up from your dream world and enter into our avian

 
 
EtosiGiR

AYE? AYE? REALLY!?!? NAH NINJA!

 
 
windblades

Returning to The Witcher 3 after a long Anything I should keep in mind while playing, other than remembering that the world outside the game exists?

 
 
hlarge4

Big weekend for 3 day live stream announcing the new campaign and a ton of fantastic games (with no projared and They tend to get very very goofy and But when the campaign is described as Mad Max meets Dantes inferno, whaddya want huh

 
 
NeoTurbo

So last night me and my MTG buddies tried out that Oathbreaker format thats been picking up in I am now a fan, and honestly think you guys should try it out too! Not sure what Im talking about? Heres a video to explain!

 
 
EtosiGiR

Oh Its Right now, and Im lit, with family (yall included) Lets Go!

 
 
PhilKenSebben

I hate listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something not so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much not the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
bong264

You havent had a childhood if you havent been abandoned at the store at least once (or three

 
 
Boxman214

#StripToid

 
 
 Deadgar64

Found a copy of Star Wars: Tie Fighter at a Started it up in my Win95 Goddamn that game is awesome! What a friggin classy Star Wars game!

 
 
Goemar

Cup Pretty damn good

 
 
Tohsaka

Im just gonna ignore the same-y posts and put this

 
 
Keiichi Morisato

I have been playing DOOM in the hardest difficulty, it has sent me to Hell and back, it is hard as

 
 
triggerpigking

I am so happy with how this cutie came out, was gonna draw it as a one time thing but shes too cute for

 
 
triggerpigking

I am so happy with how this cutie came out, was gonna draw it as a one time thing but shes too cute for

 
 
PatBateman17

Mega Man Legacy Collection 1, 2 and X1 are on sale for Switch (X2 as well but I’ll skip Worth more buying those or diving into Dead Cells and either Katana ZERO and/or Cuphead?

 
 
Gajknight

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Osc

John Wick definitely lives up to the I cannot wait for the next Halle Barry killed it,

 
 
Rad Party God

Risk of Rain? More like Risk of Getting I like

 
 
Dreggsao

Me and my friend Boone visited Caesar

 
 
Czar Kazem

Playing Dragons Dogma and accidentally turned in the Wyrmkings Ring without making a forgery of

 
 
Kirbykrumper1

I talked one of my managers into buying Bloodborne and now hes texting me asking for Thats called networking baby

 
 
Electric Reaper

It was only a matter of time until a politician put campaign ads on

 
 
indigit4l

My blue-haired, bird masked, puffy woman coat wearing I love this Snuck into a bandit camp earlier and survived a fight with 4 bandits, no potions Im trying to make some coin before I explore other Highly recommend!

 
 
TheLimoMaker

Cant wait to see how Game of Thrones

 
 
ScionVyse

Hey, I started working on some new music I think it sounds really good! The name being similar to Alphadeus recent post is a coincidence, I had this named before that was

 
 
Morty

Lets add a bit of positivity to the recent and mostly fair GoT I wish all of us a nice finale to an awesome Valar

 
 
Gamemaniac3434

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Boxman214

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
Startyde

A lesson in grieving for my GoT friends: no matter how poorly paced, badly written, rushed or non sensical the finale may seem tonight, just close your eyes, breathe, and assume the whole thing was just indoctrination by *thumbs up*

 
 
medicamecanica

Its a popular time for birthdays cause its mine too! Found out my fellow closer has the same exact birthday and requested off way in advance so im at work like:

 
 
PhilKenSebben

#Striptoid

 
 
Fivefinger Delta

I love listening to modern music redone in the chiptune There is something so great about how the underlying music shines through despite the massive change in This is still very much the Halo Theme I know and

 
 
taterchimp

John Wick 3 was hella good, and when 4 Seasons started playing I got shivers