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PixelJunk is coming to mobile with Eden Obscura

It's hard to name a favorite in Q-Games' excellent PixelJunk series, but the zen platformer PixelJunk Eden is certainly up there for me. You know, it might just be my number one. The studio is returning to that game concept with Eden Obscur...   read

 
 
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Overwatch's anniversary event will bring new maps and dance emotes

Blizzard has begun teasing what's in store for the Overwatch anniversary event that's coming this Tuesday. Along with cosmetic unlocks, as you'd expect, we're also getting a trio of arena maps. These appear to be offshoots of existing maps...   read

 
 
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Here's what happened at the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal

Today during the Destiny 2 gameplay reveal event, we got our first proper look at this fall's sequel, "a new beginning for everyone." The studio previewed Homecoming, the first mission in the story campaign, and reiterated that the light-s...   read

 
 
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Europe is getting a Splatoon 2 Switch bundle and accessories

As mentioned in the UK version of today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms, several Splatoon-themed Nintendo Switch accessories and a system bundle are coming to Europe in the near future. While I already ended up nabbing a second P...   read

 
 
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Nintendo is hosting 'Global Testpunch' events for Arms

Today's Nintendo Direct presentation for Arms is heavy on specifics, almost to the point of being overwhelming. But now that I've gotten such a good sense of this stretchy, long-limbed fighting game, I'm no longer sitting on the fence. That...   read

 
 
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You won't need a PC or phone for Vive's new standalone VR headset

Standalone VR headsets that don't require a PC, a phone, or a whole mess of wires are going to make virtual reality so much more approachable. Pricing is one thing, but there really is something to be said about ease of use and setup. Googl...   read

 
 
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Mighty Gunvolt Burst announced for Switch and 3DS

As revealed in the new issue of Famitsu, Inti Creates is prepping another Mighty Gunvolt. This new project, Mighty Gunvolt Burst, is headed to both Nintendo Switch and 3DS (the system is still hanging in there!). It'll have Gunvolt and Migh...   read

 
 
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Hollow Knight now has a second team to help speed up the Switch port

I really like the idea of playing a metroidvania game like Hollow Knight on Nintendo Switch, even if there's a significant wait involved. Some good news on that front: Team Cherry has "taken a big step to speed things up" by working with an...   read

 
 
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Overwatch anniversary event and Game of the Year Edition incoming

Hard to believe, but we're coming up on one year of Overwatch. If you thought Blizzard would hold an in-game event, yep, you're right! But that's not all. The anniversary event itself will run from May 23 to June 12, though we don't yet kno...   read

 
 
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Devolver Digital is doing an E3 press conference

There are plenty of press conferences at E3 as it is, but if we've got to make room for another company, it might as well be Devolver Digital. Details are sparse, but it's happening. 2017 is the year. Devolver tends to bring cool, oftentim...   read

 
 
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Elite: Dangerous is coming to PS4 alongside a retail release in June

Following the PC and Xbox One versions of Elite: Dangerous, Frontier Developments is putting the final touches on the PlayStation 4 port of its space sim. It's now targeting a June 27, 2017 release. As you were probably expecting, on PS4, ...   read

 
 
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Let it Die passes three million downloads

Let it Die is continuing to hang in there, and even though I peaced out a while ago, it's pleasing to hear that it's resonating. As of May 15, 2017, the latest figure for the free-to-play hack-and-slash survival game is a cool three million...   read

 
 
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A Hat in Time is set for a fall 2017 release

Shame on me for hibernating on A Hat in Time these past few years, because it's looking fantastic -- not just as a 3D platformer inspired by the greats, but as one that seems to be doing its own thing. Along with today's trailer, which sho...   read

 
 
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Latest Humble Indie Bundle packs in Owlboy, Kentucky Route Zero

It's hard to believe we're on the Humble Indie Bundle 18, but never mind that alarming realization about how quickly time moves -- there are good games to play at silly-good prices. Pay $1 or more: Dungeon-crawling FPS Ziggurat Co-op high-...   read

 
 
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Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown is now a 2018 game

It's a shame to hear that Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown won't make it out at the end of this year as planned. I had been looking forward to it as one of the more promising PlayStation VR-supporting games on the horizon. Of course, more time m...   read

 
 
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Catching up with Doshin the Giant creator Kazutoshi Iida

This episode of toco toco has a similar appeal as the others we've covered on this site. It's a day in the life of a creator -- in this case Kazutoshi Iida, the designer of Aquanaut's Holiday, Tail of the Sun, and Doshin the Giant -- and it...   read

 
 
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Ghost Recon Wildlands picks right back up with the Fallen Ghosts expansion

If you're still tearing up Ghost Recon Wildlands' Bolivian sandbox or wishing you had more of a reason to do so, here's something to keep in mind: the next expansion isn't far off. Fallen Ghosts launches first for season pass holders on May...   read

 
 
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Half-Life 2: VR made it through Steam Greenlight

A virtual-reality makeover for Half-Life 2 sounds like a terrific new reason to revisit the iconic game, and with Valve prioritizing other initiatives, fans have taken it upon themselves to make it happen. The community-built Half-Life 2: V...   read

 
 
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Birthdays the Beginning feels better with the latest PS4 patch

The chill-as-heck ecosystem sim Birthdays the Beginning hasn't been out a week in North America, and already it's getting better. The first PS4 update is not only here, but it's a marked improvement. Arc System Works and Toybox Inc. have to...   read

 
 
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This song is the heartfelt tribute Magikarp deserves

Last year, The Pokémon Company produced a Japanese song for Magikarp, "the pity Pokémon." Even without knowing the words, it was enjoyable (and by enjoyable, I mean distressing), but now we've got those too. The translated son...   read

 
 
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This weekend's PlayStation Network flash sale is tempting

PlayStation Network flash sales are highly subjective, but I think this latest sale is particularly good in terms of the game selection and how steep the discounts are. It'll last until Monday morning. I'm tempted to go for XCOM 2 at $23.99...   read

 
 
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Claybook is a puzzle-platformer made of clay

I always love a good clay-based aesthetic, and Claybook, an upcoming physics-centric puzzle-platform game from former Trials series developers, takes full advantage of its malleable look. "Everything acts like it would be made out of real ...   read

 
 
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Fans mistake Wild West Online screenshot for Red Dead Redemption 2 'leak'

Earlier this week, a supposed leaked screenshot from Red Dead Redemption 2 surfaced online. It's a genuine image, as it turns out, but there's just one problem: it's not from Rockstar's coveted new open-world adventure. It's actually from s...   read

 
 
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Zombie shooter Arizona Sunshine coming to PlayStation VR

Chris and I were just chatting about next week's Farpoint and the accompanying Aim Controller designed for PlayStation VR shooters. Will there be much support for the new peripheral? I'm doubtful. But the controller is landing at least one ...   read

 
 
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Looks like Total War: Warhammer II is off to a good start

You had me at "Lizardmen," if I'm being honest. They're one of the four playable races in Total War: Warhammer II, with High Elves and Dark Elves also confirmed, but let's not stray away from the subject at hand -- it's the Lizardmen's day...   read

 
 


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