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Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2

It feels weird to have a consistent stream of "CRPGs" today. I thought Pillars of Eternity was pretty great, though I never got around to finishing it or delving into its expansion. Tyranny was a wonderful surprise and is my go-to reco...

 
 
 
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Flynn: Son of Crimson is as cathartic as they come

You know the feeling of popping bubble wrap? Stepping on an extra crunchy leaf in the fall? I've found that certain mechanics in games are comparable to those small tangible pleasures in life. Wall jumping in Super Metroid, flattening goomb...

 
 
 
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Shenmue 3 characters can move their face now

Hot off a $6.3 million Kickstarter campaign [squints] two and a half years ago, Shenmue 3 characters can now move their faces, as evidenced in the update above. Facial animations were actually implemented three months back, but none were c...

 
 
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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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Review: Hiveswap: Act 1

I used to read a lot of webcomics, and one of my favorites was MS Paint Adventures, particularly the Problem Sleuth series. The comic is drawn and animated by Andrew Hussie, and has explored several different themes and genres over the year...

 
 
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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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Outcast: Second Contact finally releases next month

It’s been 18 years since the original PC release of the critically acclaimed Outcast, but Cutter Slade is finally making his way to current-gen consoles this October. After both a failed Kickstarter and an initial delay, the...

 
 
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Okinawa Rush could get a taste of The Baz if we're lucky

I've seen a lot of great rushes come and go over the years. Sonic Rush, Sugar Rush, San Francisco Rush: 2049, Rush, and of course, August Rush are just few off the top of my head. With the rush market already over saturated to th...

 
 
 
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Sunless Sea creative director launches first solo Kickstarter

Sunless Sea and its predecessor Fallen London were very niche games that fit right into all my little nooks and crannies so nicely. The world was creepy, the writing dark but humorous, and most of all for me it was immensely original. So wh...

 
 
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Video game documentaries coming to Destructoid

Enthusiast Gaming, our parent company, helped fund a new documentary video series that will be exclusive to Destructoid. The production team consists of a web community called Gameumentary. The goal is simple: we want to tell stories behind...

 
 
 
 
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Yu Suzuki says Shenmue 3 character models 'mostly temporary'

Yesterday, the world finally got its first teaser trailer for the very long-awaited Shenmue III. However, the trailer elicited some guffaws from the back of the room for it's blank-faced, dead-eyed character models.Director Yu Suzuki, speak...

 
 
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The Shovel Knight Battletoads easter egg is headed to PC

When Shovel Knight made the jump to Sony and Microsoft's consoles, Yacht Club Games brought a bunch of exclusive extras along with it. Sony players got a battle with Kratos from God of War and Xbox One owners had a face-off with the Battlet...

 
 
 
 
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Shenmue III has found a publisher through Deep Silver

Since Shenmue III's announcement back at E3 2015, glimpses of the game have been somewhat few and far between and the status of the game itself shows it's clearly still deep in development (the last major update on the project was a delay t...

 
 
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Resident Evil 2 is getting a board game

Steamforged Games, the company responsible for the Dark Souls board game, has announced a new partnership with Capcom to bring a tabletop adventure based on Resident Evil 2.  Resident Evil 2: The Board Game will be launched via Kicksta...

 
 
 
 
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Eskimo Bob is a new NES game out on Steam

It's been a lot of fun playing new games for impressions and reviews, but I am an old man now. I have at least ten gray hairs, maybe more. And I'm really stuck in the past. So when I discovered Eskimo Bob: Starring Alfonzo today on Steam, b...

 
 




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A particular scene in the Ancient Magus’ Pride reminded me of my struggle to make myself known when designing & sharing personal content with Old wounds pertaining to emotional stuntedness/crippled sociableness have subsequently been :

 
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After finishing FFVI on the SNES Classic, I decided to replay the other old FFs too, starting with Heres the team, featuring: Valiant warrior Shade, Mike (who plays dirty), wielder of the dark arts Nekro, and useless healslave

 
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