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Dissidia is getting more Final Fantasy IV love soon

Final Fantasy IV has been my favorite of the series for a long while. It has issues, as they all do, but I adore the blue aesthetic, the cast, and most importantly, the locales. It's just a beautiful game even on the SNES, and areas like th...

 
 
 
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You can smell Dead or Alive Xtreme with Sense VR

To a lot of Western audiences, Japan seems plain weird. Anime can be super off putting, sexuality seems more prevalent and the general consensus is that Japanese people are just plain crazy. While that isn't true, something like Sense VR do...

 
 
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So that's how you score a billion points in Nex Machina

I've hit a wall in my slow ascent up the Nex Machina leaderboards and that has led me to look up unbelievable runs to glean tips and tricks. This one by Twitch streamer Xaerock is astounding. After one-credit clearing the game on Master di...

 
 
 
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Review: Nex Machina

Housemarque combined Robotron: 2084 with Resogun. The end result, Nex Machina, is sublime. After spending some more time with the human-saving, robot-blasting arcade shooter following my review-in-progress, I'm ready to call this one. It's ...

 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Nex Machina

A few seconds into Nex Machina, I knew Housemarque had nailed it. Fundamentally, it just works. The studio has won over a lot of arcade lovers with games like Super Stardust HD and Resogun. I liked 'em and the team's newer title, Alienation...

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's 3-on-3 battles are a huge mess

As one of the more pressing titles I've been looking forward to playing ever since watching trailers for its arcade release, Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a game I'm glad exists. Playing it, on the other hand, is a totally different story. E...

 
 
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Dissidia Final Fantasy NT's gameplay looks pretty busy

IGN had an exclusive reveal of Dissidia Final Fantasy NT in action, and for those who haven't seen footage of the arcade release or aren't familiar with the PSP titles, it's definitely going to take some getting used to.  While the hu...

 
 
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OlliOlli dev's new game is Laser League

Following its skateboarding series OlliOlli and its side-scrolling shooter Not a Hero, developer Roll7 is now shifting to Laser League, a team-based arcade future-sport game. Players work to control nodes in an arena, dodge the other team's...

 
 
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(Update) Dissidia Final Fantasy NT leaked for PlayStation 4

[Update: Further details were revealed upon the official announcement: There is no Story Mode, no cross-play between arcade and PS4, the game features the three-versus-three structure but also some PS4-exclusive setups, and it will be ...

 
 
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Review: Danger Zone

Before computer technology advanced to the point that we could realistically render automobiles, racing games took on a much more simple approach to driving. You didn’t have to worry about clutching or shifting and most of the action ...

 
 
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Yet another River City game is coming to the 3DS

It is crazy, to me, how River City Ransom was an overlooked title its in day, but has now spawned this huge collection of sequels that keep releasing year after year. While I was initially delighted to see a sequel with Underground and even...

 
 
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Polybius is heading to PC

Earlier this month, Polybius finally stopped being an urban legend and became a game on PS4. While there is more than likely not an actual arcade cabinet that drove people insane, the story behind the legend is a cool bit of urban mythology...

 
 
 
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Housemarque's top-down shooter Nex Machina is out June 20

It seems like word of Nex Machina has started to spread, but in case you haven't heard of it yet, this is an arcade shooter from Resogun studio Housemarque and Defender, Robotron: 2084, and Smash TV designer Eugene Jarvis. It looks and play...

 
 
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Review: Polybius

Polybius, the trippy new arcade shooter from long-time designer Jeff Minter, is a question-inducing game. Why's it called that? What even is it? Won't it give me motion sickness? The name is a riff on an old urban legend that spoke of a mys...

 
 
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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders is a thing of beauty

Darn! Do any of you have access to a time machine? I need to go back -- just to last week! -- and strictly for business. We had a staff-wide discussion about our dream crossover games and instead of cleverly namedropping Arkanoid vs. Space...

 
 
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Battlezone is worth checking out on Vive and Oculus Rift

For me, Battlezone was and still is a highlight of the PlayStation VR library, albeit with the caveat that it's best experienced with a full four-person group. The roguelike campaign structure and at times fierce difficulty both necessitate...

 
 
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I would rock this Nintendo Switch arcade dock

Knowing someone who owns an original X-Men arcade cabinet, six players and all, is a real treat. As more and more "funzone" type arcades pop up in various places and adopt smartphone variations like Flappy Bird and Temple Run vari...

 
 
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That wild new Jeff Minter game Polybius is out today

Polybius is another hectic arcade shooter from Jeff Minter, albeit one designed with virtual reality in mind, and I'm not so sure I can handle his brand of trance-inducing madness while I'm strapped in. It's playable on a standard PS4 witho...

 
 
 
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Review: NBA Playgrounds

Yeah, now basketball is my favorite sport I like the way they dribble up and down the court I keep it so fresh on the microphone I like no interruptions when the game is on I like slam dunk, to take me to the hoop My favorite play is the al...

 
 




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Happy birthday Inquisitive Ravenclaw, Nathan D, and EtosiTak! I hope today rocks!

 
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