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Call of Duty: WWII's story seems to be shaping up well

People play games like Call of Duty for different reasons. Some are all about the multiplayer. Others are into zombie slaying. And then there are the folks who just want to run through the campaign and call it a day. If the story is what yo...

 
 
 
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Heart Forth, Alicia slips to 2018

The promising metroidvania Heart Forth, Alicia won't make it out this year. Writing to backers on Kickstarter, designer Alonso Martin cited three reasons for the game's delay "well into 2018": "The first is the sheer amount of content and ...

 
 
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Warframe will warrant another look with Plains of Eidolon

Warframe is going open world with its Plains of Eidolon expansion this year. Today brings our latest look at the people you'll meet, the places you'll go, and the twisted, towering threats you'll face. This update should bring in new playe...

 
 
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Super Fancy Pants Adventure lands on Steam next week

Fancy Pants, Fancy Pants... oh my gosh, Fancy Pants! I had forgotten about these Flash platformers up until now, but they served me well as time-wasters years ago. Brad Borne is back this month with the long-awaited follow-up, Super Fancy P...

 
 
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8Bitdo's SNES-style controller is up for pre-order

I've yet to spring for an 8Bitdo gamepad but this one might prove too tempting to pass up. The company has opened pre-orders for its Windows, Mac, Android, and Nintendo Switch compatible SN30 Pro Controller on Amazon, and I'm loving its for...

 
 
 
 
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Call of Duty: WWII will have an open PC beta this month

The multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: WWII has come and gone on consoles. Next up? PC! Sledgehammer will run an open multiplayer beta on Steam from September 29 through October 2. The studio says this is meant to be a stress test and a way...

 
 
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They trapped poor Pikachu in this New 2DS XL

In North America, Nintendo is bringing out two fresh New Nintendo 2DS XL models this year. We've got that orange-and-white number coming up fairly soon, on October 6, and then there's also going to be a nifty Poké Ball edition making...

 
 
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Overwatch's next free weekend starts September 22

It's an early heads up, but Blizzard is holding another free weekend event for Overwatch. If you're interested, you'll want to set aside some time to play next weekend from September 22 at 11:00am Pacific until September 25 at 11:59pm Pacif...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's second free DLC is The Grimm Troupe

Team Cherry has detailed its next free content update for Hollow Knight following Hidden Dreams. Befitting its theme, The Grimm Troupe is coming next month with a new quest and a number of other big-ticket items, and you'll be able to reach...

 
 
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Here's everything you missed in today's Nintendo Direct

Not five minutes into today's 45-minute Nintendo Direct presentation, I felt like I was drowning in bite-sized 3DS announcements and release-window confirmations for known entities. The company quickly covered a lot of ground before reachi...

 
 
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Atlus is showing the 3DS a lot of love in 2018

The 3DS isn't going anywhere yet, and Atlus is helping to keep the handheld relevant. As part of today's rapid-fire Nintendo Direct presentation, Atlus brought several bits of news. First up, there's a demo for Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the ...

 
 
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Nintendo arcade games are headed to Switch

Nintendo's bringing back a selection of its arcade games to Nintendo Switch, some more desirable than others. The festivities kick off with Arcade Archives Mario Bros. on September 27, 2017. Other confirmed titles include: Vs. Super Mario B...

 
 
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Snipperclips is getting new DLC and I'm stoked

Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! was an early delight on Nintendo Switch. The cooperative puzzler is getting an expanded version, with 30 new stages -- including new comic book and toybox worlds -- and a mode that starts you and your pal...

 
 
 
 
 
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Chucklefish opens up about its magic school sim

Stardew Valley makes a whole bunch of us feel all warm and fuzzy. Can its publisher, Chucklefish, do it again, trading in the care-free farm for a school of magic? I sure hope so! Last month, the company teased a new, not-yet-formally-annou...

 
 
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Even more game-inspired woodblock prints are on the way

It's hard for me to fathom that it's been five years since Ukiyo-e Heroes, a series of game-inspired Japanese woodblock prints, sought funding through Kickstarter. I never backed the project or bought the prints, but I sure admired them. An...

 
 
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Star Wars Battlefront's season pass is free right now

It was just a matter of time before Electronic Arts set the Star Wars Battlefront season pass free. Once the sequel is out in mid-November, most people will move on, and it's hard to imagine anyone's paying for the pass this late into the g...

 
 
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Fortnite is trying its hand at battle royale

Epic is prepping a Battle Royale mode for its action-building game Fortnite, and there's a whole lot more where that came from so long as people are hungry for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds and its ilk. The mode puts 100 players onto one ma...

 
 
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Children of Morta will be one to watch in 2018

You might remember Patrick covering Children of Morta just over a year ago. He previewed the "narrative-driven" hack-and-slash game about a family of guardians fending off the spread of monsters and corruption to their mountain, noting it h...

 
 
 




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