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My traumatising EGX-perience with Monster Hunter World

"I only came here to play this!"I turned my head to see a wide-eyed girl beaming at me like it was Christmas, her eyes glistening behind her trendy millennial glasses. Whereas she was really excited, I was more baffled, as I turned back to ...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Pokken Tournament DX

The Switch has yet another explosive week, as it's getting a Pokemon game and a beloved indie follow-up. Pokken Tournament DX and SteamWorld Dig 2 debut on the platform, in addition to LEGO Ninjago Movie Video Game, Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2,...

 
 
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Adept vs Amateur: Octopath Traveler Impressions

Bravely Default was one of my favorite games on the 3DS. This spiritual successor to the lesser known Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light delivered in spades with its mix of classic and new. A tale of crystals and unspeakable evil, with a ...

 
 
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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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Nintendo Download: Metroid: Samus Returns

The Switch is having a pretty big week eShop-wise, as NBA 2K18 arrives on the platform. Robonauts, Semispheres, Beach Buggy Racing, Kingdom: New Lands, 36 Fragments of Midnight, Quest of Dungeons, and ACA NeoGeo Spin Master will hit th...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Monster Hunter Stories

The 3DS is back again with Monster Hunter Stories, a fairly big release for the platform, as well as Crystareino. But naturally the Switch is getting more eShop deliveries this week, as it's host to The Bridge, Double Dragon IV, Lightspeer,...

 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack

It's a quiet week again for the eShop, but there's a few "oldies/goodies" peppered in there. For one, the Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is hitting Switch, which is a collection of both (excellent) games in the series. League of E...

 
 
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A series veteran and a neophyte try out Danganronpa V3's demo

The Danganronpa series has arguably been Spike Chunsoft's biggest in recent years. With three games, two anime series and a handful of light novels under the belt, this colorful take on murder mysteries has blown up since its official revea...

 
 
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Monokuma awaits in the Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony demo

If you're interested in Danganronpa V3 and want to see how the game plays, why not check out the newly released demo? Available on both PS Vita and PS4, there isn't much description for what this preview entails. I can tell you that it cloc...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle

I have to warn you, Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, one of the most anticipated Switch games in recent weeks, is actually out on August 29 -- technically before the deadline of the next Nintendo Download week. With that out of the way, you...

 
 
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Pokken Tournament demo coming today

Nintendo announced on Twitter that the cutesy but chaotic Pokken Tournament DX will see a demo on Nintendo Switch, one that will be with us as soon as today!The demo will be live on the Nintendo eShop at 9pm PT/12am ET in America, whilst Eu...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Minecraft: Story Mode

It isn't a big week for any Nintendo platform, but some of you might be happy that the entire first season of Minecraft: Story Mode is now available on Switch. Also on Switch is the Jackbox Party Pack 1, Jackbox Party Pack 2, Magician ...

 
 
 
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Destiny 2's PC beta starts at the end of this month

Those eager to get some early Destiny 2 gameplay going will be delighted to know that the PC beta for Bungie's sci-fi space opera will be held from August 29 through 31. If you pre-order the game through Battle.net, you can get an extra day...

 
 
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Go play the Rayman Legends demo on Nintendo Switch

The demo for Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition is now live on Nintendo Switch, and with that, today just got a little brighter. Just head over to the eShop, go to "Coming Soon," and then shimmy on down past Troll and I and other listings u...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Sonic Mania

Note that the big release for Switch (Sonic Mania) isn't actually out today, but rather August 15 -- it's just included in this week's Nintendo Download issue! Also on Switch you'll find Severed, Flip Wars (August 10), Ironcast, NeoGeo...

 
 
 
 
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Nintendo Download: Retro City Rampage DX

Well, it's an easy breezy week for the Switch, but after some big releases, it makes sense. Retro City Rampage DX completes its domination of every platform under the sun today as it's hitting the Switch, in addition to NeoGeo Aero Fig...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Hey! Pikmin

It's a big day for the 3DS, and a port kind of day for the Switch. Fate/Extella: The Umbral Star is out for the latter, as well as Qbics Paint, Ultra Hyperball, Overcooked! Special Edition, Namco Museum, and NeoGeo: Super Sidekicks. Air Zon...

 
 
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Nintendo Download: Splatoon 2

It's a big week for the Switch, as one of its most anticipated games is out tomorrow in Splatoon 2 -- at this point, Mario Odyssey is its biggest yet-to-be-released heavy hitter. Also on Switch is Neo Geo: Samurai Shodown, Fate/EX...

 
 




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4 weeks until we close on the Cant fucking Looked at surround sound systems Going to get a baller Klipsch Dolby Atmos system for the living room!

 
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Just a heads up that Grim Fandango is free on A wonderful game that I heavily

 
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Last night I started replaying Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay and almost died of a nostalgia

 
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Still not feeling 100%, but doing much better today! I should celebrate by catching up with the MonHun

 
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So I have Stardew Valley on my ps4, is it worth it on switch? Thinking it would be nice to play on the go

 
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