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Schooled: How I learned to love RPGs

[I think for a lot of gamers my age, Final Fantasy VII was the game that really introduced us to RPGs. Cedi, on the other hand, cut his teeth on our dear friend Mario's papertastic adventures and learned to love the genre as a result. ...

 
 
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The video game voice actor strike is (tentatively) over

For nearly a year now, SAG-affiliated video game voice actors have been on strike. Last September, 97% of members voted for a work stoppage if a new contract wasn't established. It wasn't, and the strike began in late October. Since then, m...

 
 
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Madden AI can't stop Gun Monster

A handful of teams (Browns, Titans, Bengals, Ravens) have a formation that the AI in Madden 18 can't stop. It's called Gun Monster, and it sends the two exterior offensive linemen out wide. And while you'd think a running play with only th...

 
 
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Fortnite's Battle Royale mode lands duos and squads this week

If you were waiting for Fortnite's Battle Royale mode to let you group up with friends before jumping in, hey, me too. And good news: that'll be an option in time for tomorrow's free launch. Along with the standard solo game type, you'll be...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Divinity: Original Sin 2

While I definitely loved the first Original Sin, it did leave a lot to be desired. Needless to say, I was excited when the sequel got announced and even more excited when I found out the game took place 1,000 years or so later so I didn't h...

 
 
 
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Unity games are having trouble on the Switch

If you’re patiently waiting for games like Yooka-Laylee on the Switch, you may have to wait just a little bit longer. This morning, Yooka-Laylee developers Playtonic released a backer update on their Kickstarter page, detailing their ...

 
 
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WayForward's The Mummy Demastered looks fantastic

Truth be told, I forgot WayForward was adapting The Mummy (2017) into a delightful-looking metroidvania. I never saw the movie and possibly never will. But this game? This game looks rad. Demastered is a licensed title that's unafraid to b...

 
 
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PC open beta pre-loading begins for Call of Duty: WWII

Sledgehammer Games has shared more details about its impending PC open beta for Call of Duty: WWII. First off, pre-loading has begun. You can get that business started on Steam right here, and you'll be good to go when the beta begins Frida...

 
 
 
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Golf Story is out this week on Nintendo Switch

[Update: Nintendo of America has confirmed a September 28 launch as well. Yay!] When's Golf Story out? Patience! It'll be here soon.  (That's what I've been telling myself for weeks now.) Sidebar Games listed a September 2017 release f...

 
 
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You can't talk to cats, but Swery can

At Tokyo Game Show 2017, I finally got a chance to meet and talk with one of my favorite game developers, Hidetaka Suehiro aka "Swery." He directed the masterpieces Deadly Premonition and D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die while at Access ...

 
 
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Sonic Mania update fixes the Switch home button

Nintendo Switch players have been putting up with a pesky issue in Sonic Mania not found in other versions of the game, and this week Sega is issuing a fix at last. That wonky delay on the home button? As of this update, it should be gone. ...

 
 
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Australian PlayStation players can win a REAL Platinum Trophy

Playstation trophies are seriouz bizznezz for some folk, those who are willing to spend hours grinding games they don't like, or buying godforsaken titles that are easy to 100%. It has been this way for some time, ever since PSN trophies (a...

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 is one of those games you just have to 100%

I've been playing a lot of SteamWorld Dig 2 this past weekend. I've expired my Switch battery at least once sitting by my wife (who's also playing it on PS4) just taking it in, and now I'm going for a full completion. The thing is, it'...

 
 
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Epona looks pretty awesome in Monster Hunter Stories

Capcom and Nintendo's close relationship for the Monster Hunter series has led to a bunch of really cool DLC. While I've always had a slight interest in Monster Hunter, having the ability to unlock costumes and weapons based on some of my f...

 
 
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Hollow brings spoopy space shenanigans to Steam and Switch

The disquieting, isolated vastness of space has been a frequent go-to in the horror genre. Switch and PC players will soon have the opportunity to once again step into the terrifying unknown in survival horror title Hollow, unveiled at the ...

 
 
 
 
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Hive Jump will make its way to Wii U this very week

As an August 2014 Kickstarter, Hive Jump was eventually able to make it to PC earlier this year, but there was just one more platform that needed to be hit -- Wii U. It's been interesting to say the least to see which developers are co...

 
 
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Review: Kingdom: New Lands

Kingdom takes strategy and distills it down to its simplest systems. There's one currency to keep track of, it's either going out to expand and upgrade capability, or it's coming in from workers and exploration. The original game had one go...

 
 
 
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Snoop Dogg roster-raps in this slick WWE2K18 trailer

I'll admit, I first clicked a link to this new trailer for 2K Sport's upcoming WWEK2K18 with skepticism, I thought it would make for a light, amusing Monday morning story for you good folks here at Destructoid, "Let's all have a giggle".But...

 
 
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Nioh is getting a complete edition later this year

Nioh has been the gift that keeps on giving for me with a constant surge of both free updates and DLC, and I'll probably be playing it long after the third DLC (slated for this week) drops. A lot of you will probably be doing the same thing...

 
 




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So Im going to be going to Ottawa next week to visit my Gonna be there for 2 Any spots you guys would recommend?

 
SrChurros

Finished DQ8, phew! Here is the definitive waifu tier list (from worst to best): Jessica < Red < Morrie <<<<<<<<<< Yangus

 
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Guess Ill join in! #socktoid

 
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Just posting Dont ask

 
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iam16bit

Interesting Gaming Fact of the Day: In 1965 Gunpei Yokoi was hired by Nintendo as an assembly line His hobby of inventing toys caught the attention of then president Hiroshi Yokoi would later go on to head R&D1 and create the Game

 
taterchimp

May do trivia tonight - any suggestions for snazzy team names?

 
Dwavenhobble

Now Im not going to say this was my doing but I started shouting about WB and the charity DLC issue today and Warner Brothers changes their mind hours after I Not to the best solution but not one where they profit from it

 
Guerrilla

So, I found a ridiculous article from a shitty tabloid about the latest Senran Kagura The whole article is pretty judgemental and seems intent on fanning some mild Judging by the results of the poll they posted, I’m not sure it

 
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