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Whittle, don't grind

I have always been unrepentant in my love for video game grinding. Give me a billion meaningless tasks to do and, if I like the game enough, I will check them off one by one. We're not talking about collecting all the heart containers in an...

 
 
 
 
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Hideo Kojima: Konami let me make what I wanted to make

Hideo Kojima spoke about game development now versus when he was starting out in an interview with Toyo Keizai. He started off by saying he is grateful to Konami for letting him make the things he wanted to make. Whenever he would pitch a p...

 
 
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Swery65 is announcing his new game at PAX

Even though we've kept up with Swery65 in the years since D4: Dark Dreams Don't Die and Deadly Premonition, it feels like it's been far too long since we've been able to talk about an active, in-production game from the director. The opport...

 
 
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Respawn: 'We're doing more Titanfall'

It's no secret that Titanfall 2 faced tough competition when it released last October. Respawn Entertainment has been great about delivering free content updates ever since -- we just got a co-op horde mode! -- and that has left fans wonder...

 
 
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Dank Tomb and the PICO-8 Fantasy Console

A few months ago, a surprise landed in my mail called the PocketCHIP. It was a surprise because I had forgotten I had pre-ordered it, and it ended up getting lost in translation for the better part of four months. A handheld micro-computer ...

 
 
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You should totally nab this free Patapon PS4 theme

This week gave us a good excuse to talk about Patapon. It's back! Well, in remastered-for-PS4 form, anyway. The rhythm-action title was one of my favorites on PSP. I need to get this new version. Over on the PlayStation Blog, Sony has an in...

 
 
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Acclaimed BioWare developer Corey Gaspur has passed away

BioWare said goodbye to veteran developer Corey Gaspur yesterday. The company made the announcement over a blog post, sending their best to Corey's family.  "Corey was a talented designer and an even better person. We offer our co...

 
 
 
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Who was Doomguy? John Romero has a funny story about that

Behind-the-scenes Doom stuff is my jam, and I like to think plenty of you feel the same way. With that in mind, John Romero has shared an anecdote about the box art that you need to see. It's a good one. The original plan, back in 1993, was...

 
 
 
 
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A day in the life of Rez creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi

In the final episode of this season of toco toco, we're treated to a day with Rez, Lumines, and Space Chanel 5 creator Tetsuya Mizuguchi. This has become one of my favorite shows on YouTube. The first half is Rez Infinite-centric, with ano...

 
 
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Watch 14 minutes of Ace Combat 7 footage with no sappy story

I was a bit dismissive with my last post about Ace Combat 7. The trailer released for E3 was pretty bad, in my defense, but I jumped to some conclusions based on having only played a small selection of the previous titles (6 and Assault Hor...

 
 
 
 
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Inside the incredibly shady world of game key scammers

A. Verdin (name redacted for privacy) isn't the only person who allegedly scammed review keys from video game PR representatives and developers, but he's one of the few who got caught. Verdin – AKA "BattlefieldAxe," "Airo95," "RaphaAa...

 
 
 
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Watch Sam Lake dissect all of Remedy's games

Earlier this week, I published a piece about Remedy Entertainment creative director Sam Lake's presentation at Digital Dragons in Krakow, Poland. In it, I posit that Remedy's next game, currently codenamed P7, will share values with other ...

 
 
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Valve's publishing fee for Steam Direct is $100 per game

Valve is moving away from Steam Greenlight as a public-facing tool for determining which games should be sold on Steam, and in its place, developers are getting Steam Direct. Under this new initiative, instead of spending time garnering com...

 
 
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Square Enix and People Can Fly are doing a game together

People Can Fly is partnering with publisher Square Enix for a "new high-end original title for console and PC." There. Now you know as much as I do about it! "We're building a game we all want to play which will be the perfect addition to o...

 
 
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Kerbal Space Program finds a new home at Take-Two

Kerbal Space Program is now a part of Take-Two Interactive, which is one of those sentences I never envisioned writing. The popular space-exploration sim will still be supported by Squad, and the acquisition doesn't change the team's plans ...

 
 
 




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iam16bat

Spooky Gaming Fact of the Day: The first survival horror game was Nostromo in 1981 by Akira The game was inspired by the gameplay of Manbiki Shounen and sci-fi horror of

 
Mike Sounders

So I thought I was done with my backlog of games on my Wii U after Xenoblade X, but I just remembered I have one more to #Darksiders2

 
the navi is a lie

So I decided I needed a new spooky anime of October and started something thats been on my watchlist for my while, Hellsing!! And I love it so much far, I dont know how I havent watched it yet, and it may be a new Oh and Alucard is so

 
Jiraya

Just finished hat in time ! Its a great game !

 
Shinkz

So I finally tried the demo for Flynn and its pretty Alyssa did a great write up about Im excited for the full

 
chlmera

#wolfensteinII

 
Edgelord Kerrik52

I think Im gonna spend the Metal Tusedays leading up to Halloween posting Helloween Fitting, no? And theyre awesome to boot!

 
Ghostmaniac3434

#arbitrarymetaltuesday you say? Well who am I to resist a bit of indulgence in this hallowed Heres some more Ghost for Also there might be something Something blog

 
Nathan D

Much #2Btuesday

 
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#ArbitraryMetalTuesday

 
 

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