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The Takeover is the latest game in The Baz extended universe

There's never been a better time to be a fan of 2D, multi-plane beat 'em ups. With the Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle, River City Girls, Fight 'N Rage, Streets of Red already out, Castle Crashers making a comeback this year, and Streets of ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Seven minutes of Streets of Rage 4 footage isn't enough

If it wasn't clear enough from my preview at PAX East this year, I'm eagerly anticipating Streets of Rage 4. Every new bit of information we get for the game just makes me want it more. I want to play it so badly that I might actually die ...

 
 
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Review: RAD

RAD provides an alternate history where at some point in the mid-eighties, the world was annihilated in nuclear hellfire. Eventally, survivors managed to scrape together enough remnants of civilization to start rebuilding society. Cult...

 
 
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Who do you have on your Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 team?

I wasn't going to get Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3, at least not at launch. I barely paid any attention to the game leading up to its release, and I'm not particularly attached to the series like many of you are. But when the big day arrived ...

 
 
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DotEmu confirms Yuzo Koshiro for Streets of Rage 4 soundtrack

DotEmu has confirmed that acclaimed composer Yūzō Koshiro will be returning to compose Streets of Rage 4's soundtrack. Along with him, Motohiro Kawashima (another artist instrumental in the Streets of Rage 2's soundtrack) will be on boar...

 
 
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Review: Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things 3: The Game is a note-for-note retelling of Stranger Things season three, released day and date with the popular Netflix series. If you haven't seen it, Stranger Things (the show) draws influence from sev...

 
 
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Review: The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa

High school is typically one of the most confusing times in a person's life. Unsure of what your future will be and how you fit into the world, teens deal with existentialism in various ways. Some stick to studying and become straight-A stu...

 
 
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198X takes you back to '80s arcades

I'm gonna break away from my normal shtick of weird shit and animals for something a little more grounded, but no less esoteric. Growing up playing video games in public, in arcades, now counts as esoteric, right? 198X looks to tickle that ...

 
 
 
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 brings the X-Men back in a big way

For many of us, X-Men and gaming go hand-in-hand, whether you grew up in the arcades, on 16-bit consoles, or with newer systems. As such, it's particularly lovely to see the old gang get back together for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Bla...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sign me up for Castle Crashers on Switch

[Update: In addition to the Switch tease, there's also a nod to Castle Crashers on PS4.] The thought hadn't crossed my mind lately, but yeah, Castle Crashers would rule pretty hard on Nintendo Switch. In a tweet today, The Behemoth seemed t...

 
 
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Review: Yakuza Kiwami

Remakes in the gaming space have kind of gone the way of the dodo. With HD remasters being a lot easier to produce, most publishers don’t feel the need to commission full-on restorations of their back catalogs anymore. The last time w...

 
 
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Ape Out pushed back to late-February release

Ape Out, a Devolver Digital joint that puts players in the skull-crushing hands of a big ol' gorilla, will release on February 28 instead of next week. It's coming to PC and Switch.  Look, I could sit here and smash my fingers all over...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Rampage Knights

Grab your sword, shield, and spellbook for our Rampage Knights Switch contest! Who's up for a free indie game? I would be, but, you know, I work here. I can't enter these contests. But rest assured, I would if I could. You don't work here, ...

 
 
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Golden Axe II and III are now free on mobile devices

Golden Axe II and III are now available for free on mobile devices thanks to Sega's "Sega Forever" line up. Instead of having three separate apps, the original Golden Axe has been updated to now be the Golden Axe Collection. You'll have acc...

 
 
 
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Streets of Rage 4 is lookin fine in these new screens

We haven't heard much about Streets of Rage 4 since its surprise reveal back in August. While this new screenshot dump doesn't give us many more details, I really can't get enough of the visual style. I'm a sucker for hand-drawn HD sprites ...

 
 




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