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Create a handheld aquarium with Abyssrium on Nintendo Switch

Since its launch back in 2016, Idle Idea Factory's aquarium-management game Abyssrium has been downloaded over 25 million times. The simple clicker title allows users to create life in a pocket-sized aquarium filled with hundreds of differe...

 
 
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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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Ace of Seafood brings laser-firing fish to PS4 next week

If we can't get a Tokyo Jungle sequel (or even a re-release on PS4; I'll happily settle for that!) then I'll just have to get my insane animal action in elsewhere. Ace of Seafood, which released for PC last year but is only now coming to Pl...

 
 
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Overcoming Fear: Deep Blue

[Feel like you're drowning in spooky blogs yet? Well too bad! Michael Giff walks us through yet another horrible video game water level, and the shockingly simple way he was able to overcome his fear of it! Dtoid is always looking for cool ...

 
 
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Hilarious upcoming game stars Asshole Goose

Australia-based outfit House House have released footage of their as-yet-untitled new game, in which you play a "horrible goose" aiming to ruin everyone's day.The very amusing pre-alpha clip showcases the title's stealth gameplay, in which ...

 
 
 
 
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A good game about petting Good Dogs

Pet the Pup at the Party is an excellent little game about, well, petting dogs and avoiding awkward social interactions. It's one the silliest and most relatable games I've played all year.  Here is a breakdown of what you do in Pet th...

 
 
 
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This year *would* give us a new Bubsy game, wouldn't it?

It's been an especially weird day on Twitter, and Bubsy -- Bubsy, of all things! -- has played a part. The anthropomorphic bobcat returns this year with a new PC and PlayStation 4 platformer, Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back, in development a...

 
 
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Review: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap

The Wonder Boy series has sort of a complicated history. Several different franchises have claimed at least one of the series' titles, including Wonder Boy, Monster Land, and even Adventure Island. The Wonder Boy games were always conf...

 
 
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Underwater adventure Abzu out this week on Xbox One

This year, Giant Squid gave us a lovely and at times unabashedly whimsical underwater adventure game. I keep taking on any scrap of news I can as a blatant excuse to plaster its art here. But maybe you're well aware of Abzu already and you'...

 
 
 
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Abzu drifts to retail on Xbox One, PS4 in January

Giant Squid's underwater adventure Abzu is a sight to behold, and it pleases me to hear that more of you will have the chance to do exactly that before too long here (if you aren't buried in games as is). Publisher 505 Games is bringing out...

 
 
 
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The next Shelter game is a spin-off called Paws

Might and Delight is continuing its animal adventure series with Paws, a new standalone game set in the "world of Shelter 2." Instead of tending to lynx cubs as their mother, this time around, you are one. And it looks like you've got a lit...

 
 
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Sony might be considering a new Tokyo Jungle

Based on some recent tweets by Sony producer Masaaki Yamagiwa, there may be some interest in making a new Tokyo Jungle. Yamagiwa had a meeting with Crispy's president Yohei Kataoka, developer of the original game.Roughly translated, Yamagiw...

 
 
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Look out for this pooping dog in The Division

I didn't realize The Division had dogs in it, let alone that they would poop (let alone that said poop would look like that). I'm now imagining the conversations that presumably took place at Ubisoft leading up to this idea being formed, pi...

 
 
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Lawyer adventure Aviary Attorney hits Steam soon

Can a game like Aviary Attorney carve out a niche for itself? I'm hopeful! This 19th century adventure starring a man who is a lawyer and also a bird intrigued enough people to earn funding through Kickstarter at the beginning of the year. ...

 
 
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PS4 exclusive Wild looks like symbiotic Animorphs

We finally got to see some gameplay from PS4 exclusive Wild today at Paris Games Week and my goodness, it has some awesome Animorphs vibes. The idea behind Wild seems to be that as a shaman, you can enter a trance and control animals in th...

 
 
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XSEED named a cow after Hideki Kamiya

The original title of this article was "XSEED named a cow Swag Lady," which is also true. There are several cows in Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, a cute and leisurely little RPG, if my brief time with the Nintendo 3DS...

 
 
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This Fallout cosplay proves cats are better than dogs

The argument about whether cats are better than dogs has finally come to a close. Cats win. I mean, just take a look at these cats cosplaying as a character from Fallout -- how could you ever consider dogs better after seeing this? You're p...

 
 
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Top Tentacles: Gaming's greatest cephalopods

Happy Splatoon Day, everyone! With the release of Nintendo's new squid-based cooperative shooter, it only seems appropriate to celebrate by taking a look at some of the great cephalopod video game characters out there. For those who don't k...

 
 
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One with nature: Playing as animals in videogames

One of the greatest aspects of the videogame medium is its ability to allow players to inhabit the mind of someone, or something, other than themselves. You can be people from all different walks of life, with all kinds of skills and abilit...

 
 
 




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The Actual Charlton Heston

I just got my blood test results back from my doctor, and as it turns out, I am technically one quarter Shetland pony, 2 quarters grain alcohol, and surprisingly, one quarter my vitamin B-12 count is

 
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Got some heavy shit off my back today, enjoying some well deserved whiskey

 
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I dont get the writing for It felt like it had two writers, one who thought he was working on something brilliant and wrote shit, and one who thought he was working on shit and wrote so over-the-top it swung back around to

 
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Why do Italian cops get such spiffy uniforms?

 
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Well this week has been pretty crappy so far

 
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Warcraft III getting a significant balance update in Remastered announcement at months end is all but

 
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I havent been able to stop thinking about this movie since I first saw it, so I had to pick it up during the last Criterion Dont you love when you find a piece of art that feels like it was made for you?

 
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So was tinkering with a PC I got from work and tried to figure out how in the hell a hard drive, if any, would A 20min search later says theres supposed to be a caddy to mount it Well that explains a lot! Pay day needs to get here

 
 

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