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My time with Dragon Quest Builders was delightful, yet simple

With the runaway success Minecraft has had, I don't blame many eastern studios for trying to emulate the formula. It's gotten to the point where a new voxel-like sandbox game pops up every few weeks or so, and even Square Enix is getti...   read

 
 
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Review: Attack on Titan

Attack on Titan got really big really fast after the anime debuted, and it didn't take long to reach its saturation point. I mean, the show gets decent near the end but there's so much wasted time before that, and even the manga (which is n...   read

 
 
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Review: Obduction

Myst was such a formative experience in the '90s -- a harbinger of a new plane of thinking in storytelling, pushing the boundaries of technical advancement and narrative-driven gaming. It defined a genre and set the stage for adventure pu...   read

 
 
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(Update) The first Dark Souls III DLC is called Ashes of Ariandel, is out in October

[Update #2: It's official! You can watch the trailer below. The DLC will add one new region (an "unnamed frozen land"), new bosses, armor, weapons, and magic. Dark Souls III's second and final add-on is still slated for early 2017.] [Update...   read

 
 
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Review: The King of Fighters XIV

While most people were introduced to fighters with Street Fighter, my first foray into the genre was King of Fighters at a local arcade. I had no prior training or guidance, I kind of just jumped in, picked Andy Bogard, and had a ball....   read

 
 
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It looks like Sony is making a slimmer PS4

[Update: A Wall Street Journal report backs this up, noting a possible release of the Slim in September.] Earlier today, photographs of an alleged redesigned PlayStation 4 system surfaced online, but they just depicted the box, not the unit...   read

 
 


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Sony's refund policy under scrutiny after No Man's Sky launch

No Man's Sky couldn't have possibly lived up to the hype that was generated, even though it turned out pretty OK. But some consumers have experienced issues with low frame rate, crashes, or nausea, or simply feel as though they didn't ...   read

 
 
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Konami attempts Metal Gear Survive damage control

After the Metal Gear Survive trailer was met with overwhelming negative reaction, garnering a 6.5-1 dislike-to-like ratio on the trailer uploaded to IGN's Youtube channel, Eurogamer spoke with Konami representative Richard Jones about ...   read

 
 
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That new Final Fantasy movie is out and apparently sucks

I'm not a Final Fantasy fan, and it sounds like many movie critics aren't either as Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy XV is 'sitting pretty' with a nine percent on Rotten Tomatoes. That means it is tied with Adam Sandler's The Cobbler an...   read

 
 
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Review: Metroid Prime: Federation Force

Next Level Games is in a good spot. Since 2014, it has just been working with Nintendo even though it's technically an independent developer. Despite having a history with low-key ports, it hit the big-time with 2009's Punch Out!!, as ...   read

 
 
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Dead Rising 4 axes time limits

Dead Rising has always been a divisive series among gamers for one specific reason; it fostered a strict time limit. Instead of being given free reign over the game world, players were forced to complete tasks on time with harsh penalties f...   read

 
 
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Pokemon Go bans are going out in full force, here's what the email looks like

Niantic is still really pissed that everyone is using third-party apps, and in addition to blowing a ton of them up, it has also been sending out mass ban emails, so check your inboxes if you're one of those impacted. The email essentially ...   read

 
 
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Review: Deus Ex GO

Square Enix Montréal has a damn good track record thus far. Hitman GO, Pokémon GO, and Lara Croft GO all received high marks from us and raised the bar for what mobile puzzlers can look and play like. The team's next proj...   read

 
 
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Review: Grow Up

In many ways, Grow Up is the quintessential Ubisoft game. It's rife with the systems that have come to define the French publisher -- specifically an open world and a ton of collectibles. Actually, that's basically the entire make...   read

 
 
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No Man's Sky creator clarifies 'free DLC' comments

No Man's Sky, if anything, is starting to be remembered as a game that seemed to promise the world and gave us a little bit less (who didn't see this coming?). The latest shift comes by way of creator Sean Murray himself, who originally tal...   read

 
 
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Konami begins work on killing Metal Gear with 'Metal Gear Survive'

There's another Metal Gear game on the way, and it of course won't feature the talents of Hideo Kojima. No, Konami is developing a "co-op stealth game" with "familiar Metal Gear themes," set for a 2017 release on PC, PS4 and Xbox ...   read

 
 
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Carmen Sandiego caught at last

Carmen Sandiego's globe-trotting crime spree has finally come to an end, thanks to the diligent efforts of one internet sleuth.  That's what I'd say if this were a news story. What we have here instead is an amusing article by Tod...   read

 
 
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Internet compiles exhausting list of features 'missing' from No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky is hugely popular and, depending on who you ask, a neat Jules Verne-esque romp through space or an abject failure of procedurally-generated lies. I'm not sure where I sit because I admittedly got a bit bored and then got obse...   read

 
 
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Review: Hitman: Bangkok

Hitman has been getting run through the wringer over the past five months, and it has almost nothing to do with its gameplay. No, the core is pretty sound -- a natural evolution of the "find and kill" staple it helped define in 20...   read

 
 
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Blizzard changed Overwatch Loot Box descriptions after player outcry

Blizzard has quietly changed the phrasing in several of its descriptions for Loot Boxes in Overwatch. Loot Boxes are how players can unlock cosmetic enhancements for the game's diverse cast of characters, and can be earned through game...   read

 
 
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Opinion: Why Overwatch lost my interest

It’s somewhat of a cliché at this point for a critic (or an aspiring one) to go out of their way to point out the flaws of a popular and nearly universally-loved entertainment product, or to proclaim disinterest in it months af...   read

 
 
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It's shocking how much better Slain is now

Admittedly, I've been slow to revisit Slain. The real metal, real arcade-y hack-and-slash platform game disappointed seemingly everyone who played it at launch back in March, especially folks who chipped in for the Kickstarter. Despite sign...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XV delayed until November 29

It's confirmed. Final Fantasy XV will be delayed until November 29, 2016, per an announcement by director Hajime Tabata. The primary reason stated is to "allow the development teams time to further polish and conduct quality testing so...   read

 
 
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This might be what your character looks like in No Man's Sky

A super sleuth over at NeoGAF has been data mining the PC release of No Man's Sky and has discovered some interesting stuff such as odd textures, a poop effect, a tiny monkey wearing a fez, and an astronaut model that could very well b...   read

 
 
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Nintendo drops the hammer on Pokemon Uranium

Just days after Nintendo took down a fan remake of Metroid II and an archive of Nintendo Power, the developers behind the fan-made Pokémon Uranium announced that Nintendo lawyers have requested that it be taken down. The not-for-prof...   read

 
 
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