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State of Decay 2 should really hit the spot

I'm very much looking forward to next month's State of Decay 2, but I know it'll only be a matter of time before the harsh realities of keeping people alive in a zombie-infested sandbox crash down on me. Painful losses are all a part of the...

 
 
 
 
 
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Custom Wolfenstein II Switch being given away at PAX East

The official Wolfenstein twitter has announced that the Nintendo Switch port of 2017's hit shooter Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus will be playable next month at PAX East.The MachineGames developed sequel, which sees hero B.J. Blazkowicz a...

 
 
 
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The evolution of Super Meat Boy Forever

I had the chance to speak with Tommy Refenes, one of the co-founders of Team Meat, and he gave me a much clearer understanding of just how much Super Meat Boy Forever has changed over the years.  As an adamant fan of the original title...

 
 
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Contest: Win a 3-day badge for PAX South!

[UPDATE: Show's over, folks! Winners have been selected, responded to in the comments below, and emailed with further info, so check your emails and get out there to PAX!] 'Twas the day after Christmas, and all through the South,Mr. Dtoid h...

 
 
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Robit Riddle is a kid's gateway into role-playing

Tabletop role-playing has survived all these years, through the advent of video games and the resurgence of board games starting in the 1990s. One reason it's still around is that it provides an experience those other media don't. It gives ...

 
 
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Root has cute animals and a vicious revolutionary uprising

Asymmetry in board games is a tricky thing. Do it wrong, and asymmetry can lead to imbalance, which can lead to flipped tables and scattered pieces, or at the very least a muttering of "I'll never play that again."  So most games that ...

 
 
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In Superhot: The Card Game, cards only move when you do

Superhot was slick as heck last year. The stark red-on-white low-poly models were one part of that, but the real draw was its unique "time only moves when you do" mechanic, allowing for careful planning and some Matrix-esque bullet-dodging....

 
 
 
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We've got some three-day PAX Unplugged passes to give away

The first ever PAX Unplugged is starting in just one week! It's nice to see a PAX that didn't sell out immediately. In fact, all but the Saturday tickets are still available on the show's website. But you know what? You, dear loyal Destruct...

 
 
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Contest: We've got 15 PAX Australia passes to give away!

So, did you want to check out PAX Australia later this month, but were bummed out when you noticed on PAX's website that the 3-Day passes were completely sold out? Well, fret no more! Thanks to the fine folks at PAX, we've got fifteen of th...

 
 
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Ship It takes Tetris to another dimension

If there's a pantheon of gaming, surely Tetris is the god of puzzle games. The satisfying feeling when you manage to clear a row needs no translation, and the Russian export has been played on every continent of the earth. The simple c...

 
 
 
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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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Celeste is the next pure platformer to keep an eye on

Platforming has been around for so long, it's ingrained in us as a basic skill. It's like walking or breathing. We just do it. It's such a basic skill, many games these days use it as the vehicle to get to where they really want to go. Puzz...

 
 
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Runner 3 trades Bit.Trip for a rocketship

Hard as it may be to believe, the Bit.Trip series has been around since 2009. The franchise got its start on the Wii, and developers Choice Provisions have had a close relationship with Nintendo since the studio's inception. Runner 3&n...

 
 
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Monolith says Shadow of War's end fight won't suck

Maybe the strongest praise for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor necessitates pointing out its most glaring flaw. The game was a darling, managing to please fans and earn critical acclaim. All of that in spite of the fact that the final b...

 
 
 
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The Evil Within 2 feels like a more well-rounded game

I thought The Evil Within 2 had a strong first showing at E3. The imagery in the reveal trailer woke me the hell up (remember, Bethesda's presser was on a Sunday night), and I'm always down for contorted monstrosities in my spooky video gam...

 
 




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10/10 logic

 
Spookyflakes

Dark Souls Pro Tip: When going up against the Taurus Demon briefly forget what your buttons do and then get smacked around by him until he knocks you off the Hell jump after you and the game will count it as you killing

 
SkeleDent

Damn GSC

 
Keiichi Morisato

I know that Rockstar said that they were dpne bringing in big name movie stars into their But i think bringing in Robet Duvall and/or Sam Elliot would have been wholly appropriate for Red Dead

 
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Im not sure if this has already been covered here, but between October 25th and November 3rd, if you buy Red Dead Redemption 2 at GameStop you will get $100 off a new Xbox One S or Xbox One It is a sweet deal if anyone has been on the

 
SkeleDent

Turns out, this stupid opinion has a long history

 
Dennis Carden

Walked over to the shops this afternoon and picked this Itll be pretty fun to juggle between this and Dark Souls, for Never tried the original Disgaea before, but I enjoyed the crap out of 5, so Im looking forward to checking it out more

 
Blanchimont

Somehow, Warriors Orochi 4 seems worse than

 
TriSCAREarok

Ate some of the nachos that I made for the baby Lucky Ladyface is doing that tonight, sooooo I think its time to get into Project Warlock and drink some malt

 
 

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