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Player uses 'whistle sprinting' to carve new Zelda: Breath of the Wild speedrun record

After getting off the tutorial island for Zelda: Breath of the Wild, as I was running toward the final dungeon at the start of the game, I started to smile. The speedrun potential is strong with this new iteration, and with tons of col...   read

 
 
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Has-Been Heroes has a good premise, I just hope it follows through

Even though Nintendo has pushing it as a Switch exclusive, Frozenbyte's Has-Been Heroes is coming to PC, PS4, and Xbox One when it launches on March 28. As a concept, I really dig it. The idea is that you're playing as a bunch of schmu...   read

 
 
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81-year-old Japanese woman learns to code, makes game

In 20 years, those who knows how to code will be floating around Earth 2, space-watering their space-lawns, anticipating the new Game of Thrones book, and going on dates while the rest of us are stuck with cattle prods, forced to run on th...   read

 
 
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Don't press this button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands

YouTube's BUGZ-MAN-FR found a button in Ghost Recon: Wildlands. "Don't press me," it read. He pressed it.   read

 
 
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See how the Switch port of Dragon Quest Heroes 2 measures up to PS4

DigitalFoundry managed to get their hands on Dragon Quest II demos on multiple platforms, and the comparison test completely favors the PS4 edition. For the most part, the Switch version looks fine in theory. It keeps up with the ...   read

 
 
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Watch this wild, come from behind Street Fighter V tourney win

Christopher "NYChrisG" Gonzalez's Guile lost so much health that his bar seemed empty. That would not end up keeping him from beating Brian "bjUNCHAINED" Jeon in the Cen-Cal Standoff, a Street Fighter V tournament servicing the San Francis...   read

 
 
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A better look at Heroes of the Storm's Pylon-warping Probius

If a worker unit can end up becoming a fleshed-out character for Heroes of the Storm, I have to wonder what other weird paths Blizzard might one day take the roster down. Probius, "the bravest of the probes," has that oddball appeal. But w...   read

 
 
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The newest Heroes of the Storm character, Probius, hails from StarCraft

Today at the HGC Western Clash event for Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard announced an unlikely new character -- Probius -- and it's quite literally a probe from the StarCraft series. Probious is a ranged specialist that summons Pylo...   read

 
 
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Metroidvania-like Dandara is right at home on the Switch

The impetus behind Dandara was to create a mobile metroidvania that didn't use a virtual keyboard. Thus, a character that doesn't run around, but instead aims jumps, ping-ponging between platforms. And as it turns out, that method of getti...   read

 
 
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Doctor Fate is an ass-kicking maestro in Injustice 2

I only know Doctor Fate from his brief appearance in the Young Justice cartoon, but I enjoyed playing him during my hands-on with Injustice 2 here at the Game Developers Conference. For a game as dark and gritty as Injustice -- Superman is ...   read

 
 
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A day in the life of Catherine and Persona 5 director Katsura Hashino

If you've seen any one episode of toco toco, you know that the documentary series is worth keeping tabs on. Maybe this'll be your first! It follows Persona 5 director Katsura Hashino to a few of his favorite spots, some of which have serve...   read

 
 
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Learn how to play Puyo Puyo Tetris with this short video

Puyo Puyo Tetris is actually a crossover of the popular Puyo Puyo series and the...you guessed it, Tetris franchise. It's coming to a heap of platforms in the west this year following the 2014 Japanese release, incl...   read

 
 
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Voez is coming west, will launch with the Switch in Europe

After finding out that popular mobile rhythm game Voez will be a Japanese launch title on the Switch, developer Flyhigh Works revealed that not only will it be coming west, but it'll also be ready on launch day (March 3) in Europe. The...   read

 
 
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Get your first look at the Nintendo Switch eShop

While the functionality for the Switch eShop is set to go live "sometime before launch" (read: tomorrow, likely before the system drops in Japan and Europe) -- the first core system update isn't available yet. Hence, no one has seen the eSh...   read

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig 2 confirmed for Nintendo Switch

Rumors have been swirling for a follow up to SteamWorld Dig for years now, and today during its "Nindies Showcase" event, Image & Form have revealed that yes, it will be getting a sequel -- simply called, SteamWorld Dig 2. Not much is k...   read

 
 
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Watch the Nintendo Switch Nindies Showcase right here

In just a few moments, Nintendo is going to have a small Nintendo Direct-esque presentation for their "Nindies" (that one was practically given to them, haha) -- or -- indie games that are coming to the Nintendo Switch. We expect to hear so...   read

 
 
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Competitive Hearthstone player moves to Gwent, cites imbalance for the switch

Former professional poker player Adrian "Lifecoach" Koy has retired from Hearthstone after a very successful run (roughly $134k in winnings). While that may not be big news for a lot of you out there, the implications might not bode well fo...   read

 
 
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Team17, the Worms developer, announces new shooter Genesis Alpha One

Team17 has dipped its toes into the shooter genre in the past with games like Alien Breed (and its modern follow-ups), but they're jumping in with two feet with Genesis Alpha One as its publisher, backing up developer Radiation Bl...   read

 
 
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The next PSVR game, Steel Combat, is out in Japan tomorrow

With all of the issues Oculus is having, and the sufficient sales for PSVR, are we entering an era where developers start to port over their projects and favor the latter over the former? It's too early to tell, but for now, we're gett...   read

 
 
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You can swap between 8-bit and HD visuals at any time in Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

A handful of games have done the whole "swap aesthetics" thing over the past few years or so, and it's a really great feature. Although I would have settled for an "either or" option that would entice me to beat the game twice, going above ...   read

 
 
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Contra enters the real world on its 30th anniversary

Contra (or Probotector, depending on what part of the world you hail from) was one of the Nintendo Entertainment System's most iconic games, one that strongly resonates with people who grew up with it even today. The series just celebr...   read

 
 
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This hour-and-a-half Nioh speedrun isn't messing around

Nioh is still new. There are untold builds, routes, and exploits left for the community to discover. And yet here we already are, two weeks after release, with a 1:36:51 "All Main Missions" run by Distortion2. There's a lot of running and ...   read

 
 
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Persona 5 still knows how to keep it weird in the Velvet Room

The Velvet Room is probably one of my favorite recurring elements in recent Persona games. Even if they have their own casts and distinct styles, I love having that one strange location to return to that ties it all together. In case y...   read

 
 
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Watch Eiji Aonuma unbox Zelda: Breath of the Wild Limited Edition

I rushed to a GameStop the morning that the special editions for Zelda: Breath of the Wild were announced, and found that my store only had three of them -- I was third in line, but the guy in front of me "didn't like Zelda." Phew! If ...   read

 
 
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Maybe don't watch this spoilery Zelda: Breath of the Wild video

There's a lot going on this Japanese television ad for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Too much, probably! You're not going to want to see it if you've held out this long and remained relatively spoiler-free. Stay strong, and also...   read

 
 



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