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The Art of Overwatch compendium out now

Overwatch's popularity is in no small part related to its bright, colourful and fun cast of heroes (and anti-heroes). The roster and surrounding universe of Blizzard's arena-shooter has helped to make the game a smash hit worldwide, as well...

 
 
 
 
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Internet swoons over Overwatch Mercy's concept art

I'm sulking. I'm sulking because apparently some folk have received their The Art of Overwatch tomes already and I'm sitting here with no Art of Overwatch tome (which releases next week). Regardless, lucky owners are already sharing pics of...

 
 
 
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Nintendo's ARMS is getting a series of graphic novels

I love it when a game's universe and characters are fleshed out in supplementary content. It's a chance to illustrate a world with vivid color and character, unfolding the vision of a fictional place into something more tangible. This works...

 
 
 
 
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Animal Farm is getting a game...no, really

1984 might be the most popular novel written by George Orwell, but Animal Farm, Orwell's allegorical take on the Russian Revolution of 1917, is also fondly remembered for being batshit crazy and fairly eye opening. Using animals as stand-in...

 
 
 
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Bad video game translations make for a good book

The next book from the Legends of Localization team is called This be book bad translation, video games! and I'm all about that. You know what you're getting into straight away. This is a 64-pager from Clyde Mandelin and Ton...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Super Nintendo is next in line for a visual compendium

Bitmap Books has come out with several well-received visual compendiums before, but this latest one -- an unofficial "visual tribute" to the Super Nintendo and Super Famicom -- is particularly special to me. That's my all-time favorite game...

 
 
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This week's Humble Freedom Bundle is overwhelmingly good

Humble Bundle has partnered with numerous game developers and authors to put on a week-long "Freedom" bundle to support the ACLU, Doctors Without Borders, and the International Rescue Committee in light of President Trump's immigration orde...

 
 
 
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Dark Horse is publishing the Splatoon art book over here

It's been a bit of a wait, but that 320-page art book for Splatoon is coming stateside. Dark Horse is publishing the hardcover release of The Art of Splatoon in North America on June 13, 2017, and pre-orders for the book are open now at Ama...

 
 
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Seasons of Heaven looks pretty, but could use some work

The only known third-party exclusive for Nintendo Switch at this time is Seasons of Heaven, an indie game based on the book of the same name about a boy with Asperger's named Yann and his bulldog Ani. The first full trailer shows vibrant an...

 
 
 
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Review: The Pokemon Cookbook

If 2013 was the Year of Luigi, 2016 has to be the Year of Pokémon. From that kick-ass Super Bowl commercial last February to the release of Pokkén Tournament and through the record-breaking launches of Pokémon Go&n...

 
 
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Our Video Game Book Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Print media about video games is on the rise again, so we had a lot of options to work with this year for a book-specific gift guide. No need to focus on just one publisher anymore. In fact, it's arguable that we have too much material to ...

 
 
 
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Review: World of Warcraft the Official Cookbook

When the opportunity came along to cover the official World of Warcraft cookbook, I jumped at it. While I don't share this fact much online, my wife and I have been cooking together on a weekly basis for over 10 years, and our German a...

 
 
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Review: Super Mario Adventures

In 1992, I was three years old. Apparently, some of you old farts were reading Nintendo Power at that time and were treated to installments of Super Mario Adventures. The magazine ran a chapter of the story each month of the year, and now t...

 
 




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The Swords of Ditto"Saving the world's never looked so cute"

 

BattleTech"Mechs and minions"

 

The Invisible Hours"Peeping Thomas Edison"

 

Super Troopers 2"2 Supe 2 Troop"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

I Feel Pretty"Pretty dated"

 

Oddmar"Get high on mushrooms"

 

Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 
 
 

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Apropos of nothing, I bought El It looks really cool and Im surprised it was so easy to Something tells me itll make a more worthile final PS3 game than Drakengard

 
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So that Detroit demo on the anyone know why it turns the PS4 camera on?

 
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Is God of War too difficult for someone who isnt good at the genre? I played 1-3 on the lower settings and Im worried the new one might be too complex and I got the CE and I could return it, but I need to know if I can actually have fun with

 
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Ive stopped making english videos because I was having twice the work maintaining a bilingual But hey, wanna see me talking in my first language? You probably wont understand shit, but youll still be able to enjoy me sucking at videogames!

 
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