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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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Mike Sounders

When someone shows me a rhythm game that will use Nintendo

 
ShadeOfLight

One of the better Nindies vids in a Cadence of Hyrule has Zelda, Katana Zero reminds me of Dead Cells, Blaster Master 2 is a nice surprise, Vlambeer for that arcade goodness, Creature in the Well looks rad, and Rad

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

BLASTER MASTER ZERO TWO WAS ANNOUNCED AND IS OUT NOW OMGGGGGG!!!!!!!!!!!

 
Rudorlf

Played the first PC port of Halo CE Good Okay port (Mods Still annoyed at some of the console-friendly FPS Master Chief doesnt have much of a personality The Flood was 343 and The Library levels still

 
Michformer

Greatly looking forward to trying out

 
Flanx

Electric Sonic or Opinions on either?

 
PatBateman17

Unofficial Dtoid March Madness bracket on ESPN - Link and details in comments!

 
SpielerDad

You know what doesnt have pesticides in it? Therefore, bacon is better for you than

 
Startyde

Todays Kombat Kast is the only thing that matters this week til

 
bong264

Itd be cool if the konami collection had Snatcher so I dont have to pay $500 for

 
 

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