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Indie developers react to Google Stadia

It wasn’t a surprise that Google announced Stadia, its game streaming platform. Rumors had been swirling for a while that the internet giant was jumping into the console war. Those rumors were enough to bring in the biggest names in t...

 
 
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What are your dream Nintendo/indie developer pairings?

I've been waiting for this moment for a long time. In fact, I think it was over five years ago that I first started ranting about it. By granting the Zelda license to Brace Yourself Games, Nintendo has signaled to the world that they are wi...

 
 
 
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Ni No Kuni II's storytelling doesn't stick the landing

Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is one of those sequels that is unanimously considered good, but less so than its phenomenal predecessor, Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (or Dominion of the Dark Djinn if you count the Japan-only, Ninte...

 
 
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What games are you glad you played, but didn't enjoy?

You'd have to be terribly boring or adverse to trying new things to have never played a game you didn't enjoy. That’s just the way things are, and it’s not always the game’s fault. Sometimes the situation you’re in s...

 
 
 
 
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Happy 20th birthday, Wonderswan

The Game Boy left many slain in its wake. From the very beginning, many have challenged Nintendo's dominance in the handheld market and all of them failed. Some of those systems made a bigger splash than others, but Nintendo would inevitabl...

 
 
 
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The Konami Famicom treasures westerners missed out on

In recent years, Konami has become one of the industry’s most notable "bad guys." Its removal of the P.T. demo from the PlayStation store, prioritizing the production of gambling machines, and its sloppy handling of the Metal Gea...

 
 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III's Disney worlds, ranked

Before we start, I want to make it clear right out of the gate this post discusses various plot elements from Kingdom Hearts III. Specifically, the Disney arcs. Since a part of this involves inferring the relevance these have on later ...

 
 
 
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A guide to Yo-Kai Watch, where to start and what's next

With the recent western launch of Yo-Kai Watch 3 I've had a lot of people asking me if it's worth getting into the series. Short answer? "Yes." Although its popularity has waned outside of Japan, for all intents and purposes the f...

 
 
 
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Dragalia Lost's limited-time events burned me out hard

It says a lot about the weary nature of gacha games that I’ve stepped back on my relatively idealistic outlook towards them in such little time. I was already wary of them even while trying to remain relatively optimist...

 
 
 
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Kingdom Hearts III's shortcut menu upgrade is great

Like the action RPG junkie I am, I hyped myself up for Kingdom Hearts III on gameplay trailers full of spectacle-based eye candy. And despite everything happening on screen, I was fixated on three dots next to the combat shortcut ...

 
 
 
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These are the last WiiWare games I will ever buy

It is with great remorse and sadness that I confirm today, January 30, 2019, the Wii Shop Channel has closed its doors. Launching less than a month after the Wii’s debut, the channel started small with Virtual Console titles before ex...

 
 
 
 
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We reminisce about Kingdom Hearts on today's Impulse

Kingdom Hearts III is almost here and I don't know if I can breathe! While I'm not exactly a die-hard fan of the series, I got into the original two in my youth and have been eagerly awaiting the third entry for almost half of my life. That...

 
 
 
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A look at the early days of regional difficulty changes

In the primordial days before your mom was on the internet, we grew up in fear of the other. In the '80s and '90s, we frequently spoke of the mist-shrouded land across the ocean that controlled most of the games we played. Whether we discus...

 
 




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Electric Reaper

Microsoft, knock it the FUCK off with task scheduler items that waste my computers resources and mess with my I NEVER gave consent to that

 
Tricerapops

Holy shit I had no idea that Deception IV was on Ladyface is going to squee with Her birthday is coming up, and that will do

 
Seymour

So, sodapoppins a POS who told chat to go bully someone that said something even slightly Also, called people retards, told somebody Yeah, no shit, ya This is someone who had 26,000 people watching, mind

 
Riff Raff

Baba is You is the Sekiro of puzzle games :P

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Its a LONG story that Ill explain later, but I more or less have my new bed After tying up some loose ends, my next step is to get a cheap TV that doesnt weigh more than I Any recommendations?

 
Tohsaka

Im surprised this isnt CollegeHumor putting together an official movie or

 
medicamecanica

Gameplay premiere of ys 9 in a couple hours and maybe announcement of a new trails game!

 
Major Toms Coffee Cup

Fucked up, hanging out with some friends, smoking coffee hookah draanking bourbon Happy Saturday yall ;)

 
Gus TT Showbiz

What do you call a neighborhood where several authors live? A writers #Beertoid

 
taterchimp

I beat Sunset If you like Spiderman, JSRF, Ratchet & Clank, Borderlands, Scott Pilgrim, Deadpool, constant media references, and just having fun, I recommend it

 
 

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