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Tree jumping in Zelda: Breath of the Wild is my new jam

Remember when there was a time where so few people accessed the internet, that a lot of (commonly accepted) tactics would be considered rumors or hearsay? I grew up fiddling with MS-DOS and 28.8k internet access, but it was nothing like the...   read

 
 
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Project Rap Rabbit set for PC and PS4, kicks off its Kickstarter with a lofty goal

Well, Project Rap Rabbit is definitely a thing, and has moved beyond its teaser status last week into a full-on video game. Due to the Kickstarter page that's live right now some new information has come to light, including its future-...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7's retro recap is hilarious, and surprisingly effective

If you aren't all caught up on Tekken 7's story (maybe you missed a few here and there), this official retro recap video from Bandai Namco has you covered. As part of the recent trend from big Japanese publishers, the clip (which is part on...   read

 
 
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This song is the heartfelt tribute Magikarp deserves

Last year, The Pokémon Company produced a Japanese song for Magikarp, "the pity Pokémon." Even without knowing the words, it was enjoyable (and by enjoyable, I mean distressing), but now we've got those too. The translated son...   read

 
 
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Street Fighter V's Ed actually looks really fun

Ed is nearing release (at least in beta form) this month, and Capcom has given us an introduction of sorts to the Balrog/Bison mashup of a fighter. While his weak story involvement and his aptly coined "Psychic 8-Mile" original look were pr...   read

 
 
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Switch party game Battle Sports Mekuru is out on May 18 in Japan

If you're in the mood for more Switch party games (there's already a few at the moment, like Fast RMX, Snipperclips, and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe), you can mosey along to the Japanese Switch eShop and grab Battle Sports Mekuru on May 18 for...   read

 
 
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That collaboration between PaRappa and Gitaroo Man creators is real

Well! The rumors and leaked pictures are true, the creators of PaRappa the Rapper and Gitaroo Man are working on a project together, that's described as a "story-drive rhythm action adventure." Given the mashup, for weeks folks believed tha...   read

 
 
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The Russians are coming for Europa Universalis IV

The Russians. Comrade Putin and company have threatened our very democracy with alleged phishing schemes that fooled an old man and single-handedly led to Trump -- who is gay for Putin, by the way. I love our modern red scare, woke homopho...   read

 
 
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Tropico dev goes to space with Surviving Mars

Haemimont Games (Tropico) is partnering with Paradox on a new, "deep city building game that takes place on the planet Mars" called Surviving Mars. "The name Elon Musk Simulator was taken," Paradox Fredrik Wester joked during the announcem...   read

 
 
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Watch the set of a musician who composes music to competitive Smash Bros.

Nicholas Caleb Goss has quite a future ahead of him. Recently he unveiled his project "Musical Mango," which, through the help of a jazz band, is a composition inspired by competitive Smash Bros. battles by Jose "Mango" Marquez. Goss g...   read

 
 
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Pacifist runs are becoming increasingly popular in PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

While many sandbox-oriented games are filled to the brim with useless dots and objectives (the Ubisoft radio tower formula), the formula is also capable of creating some pretty great moments, especially when it comes to the competitive aren...   read

 
 
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(Update) A Vanquish PC port seems to lined up for May 25

[Update: Confirmed! Bayonetta PC owners get 25% off until launch.] Sega has been teasing this for some time now, but a Vanquish PC port this month seems like a sure thing. Following an update that added a Vanquish avatar to the PC edit...   read

 
 
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Tekken 7 is nearly here, have a look at its cast minus Roger Jr.

I'll just take a second to pour one out for Roger (jokingly, as Harada rolls with trolls and hoaxes all the time). Would a Fosters be appropriate? I don't know, nothing seems right -- I mean, we "almost" missed out on Lucky Chloe ...   read

 
 
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Player discovers Zelda: Breath of the Wild glitch that drops the Master Sword

Do you have four minutes to learn a complicated glitch sequence for The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild?  No? Too bad I'll break it down anyway. Because nearly two million people own the game and have been playing it constantly, mu...   read

 
 
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GameStop is giving away Midnight Form Lycanroc for Pokemon Sun and Moon

Bring your 3DS and Pokemon Sun or Moon into a GameStop between May 15 and June 5 to snag a code for a special Midnight Form Lycanroc. The level-50 rock monster features a hidden ability that guarantees all moves -- its own and its opponent...   read

 
 
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Someone already beat Prey in under 20 minutes

It's only been out a few days, but people are already speed-running the new Prey with impressive results. Twitch streamer DraQu just clocked a sub-20-minute time, embedded above. This run is an improvement on his 44-minute time from yester...   read

 
 
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A fighting game tournament with two-second rounds? I'm in

Having been to arcades in Japan, it's incredible what you can find. Entire floors dedicated to preserving games from 30 years ago is just one wonder, but thriving fighting game competitions were another awesome sight to behold. Over in ...   read

 
 
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First full trailer for Blade Runner 2049 brings us back to the future

The first full trailer for Blade Runner 2049 has finally landed giving us the best look yet at what the Ridley Scott produced/Denis Villeneuve directed film has in store... and I can't say I'm all the enticed. To be fair I didn't...   read

 
 
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Here's a look at Heroes of the Storm's version of D.Va

Starting today D.Va will be playable in the PTR for Heroes of the Storm, which means her talents and abilities as they relate to a top-down MOBA have come to light. D.Va will retain her "in and out of mech" kit from Overwatch, and can call ...   read

 
 
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Battle Sports Mekuru could give Switch owners a party game fix

It was announced that in several weeks, Battle Sports Mekuru, a Sentai-esque battle game for the Nintendo Switch, will be available to play at the annual BitSummit conference -- there's even going to be a tournament, so expect ple...   read

 
 
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I would still play this dated, lost Sonic skateboarding game

This has been one of my favorite episodes of the Unseen64 series, partially because of the lengths that folks have gone to in the name of game preservation. Years back there was a Sonic-themed skateboarding game slated for Xbox, PS2, and Ga...   read

 
 
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Watching people get pummeled by items in Mario Kart never grows old

One of the best parts about Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (besides a proper Battle Mode and portability)? The resurgence of extraordinary and oftentimes excruciating highlights shared for our viewing pleasure. This one had us cackling. SmilesEd...   read

 
 
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Slice, Dice & Rice is a 2D fighter with one hit KOs

A lot of projects have seemingly added in elements of Bushido Blade over the years, but that just goes to show how damn influential that game was. Slice, Dice & Rice is the latest title to adopt a one-hit KO gimmick, and is now ava...   read

 
 
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During a live concert, someone's Pikachu costume deflated and they were dragged off stage

An event in South Korea, featuring characters created in Japan, set to the tune of an American made musical -- globalization at its finest (or most masochistic). Songdo, South Korea hosted the Pokemon World Festival this past week, and one ...   read

 
 
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Ready or Not looks like a bloodier take on the Rainbow Six tactical formula

Developer Void Interactive just loosed the trailer for a SWAT simulator called Ready or Not, which seems to bring back the planning phase-fueled magic of a number of '90s shooters. It boasts eight player co-op or solo play with AI teammates...   read

 
 


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