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What did you think of the Resident Evil Village demo?

Capcom didn't make things simple with the new Resident Evil Village demo that can only be played for a certain amount of time on certain days and certain platforms. It's enough to justify an explainer. I'm not here to recap all of that nons...

 
 
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Travel to the 32th zone in Sunsoft's Atlantis no Nazo

Part of what draws me to Famicom games is the fact that I missed out entirely on the culture around it. Not only am I of an age that would have given the Super Famicom more significance, but -- and this may shock you -- I’m not Japane...

 
 
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PlayStation 3 games sure have gotten expensive

PlayStation 3 games have gotten expensive lately — as have a lot of other old games that are either rare, genuinely desirable as something an adult would play and enjoy in 2021, or heaven forbid, both. I'm not about to sell off anythi...

 
 
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What games do you relax with?

Life is stressful, which is a phrase I hate saying because it reminds me of all the stressful things in my life. We’re living in crappy times, and many of us are in crappy situations. Thankfully, things are starting to improve for me,...

 
 
 
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Is Discord always safe for women?

Discord, the voice chat and messaging service marketed towards gamers, can be an unkind place to women. But so can many online gaming spaces — according to a 2018 study published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addic...

 
 
 
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Join me on my quest to see nipples in BMX XXX

BMX XXX sounds like a terrible idea on paper. It’s technically a perversion of the Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX series, which itself is a perversion of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater. Acclaim decided that they weren’t making enough mo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Chungus: A brief oral history

From April 2-6, Warner Bros. is running a special event in their free-to-play mobile RPG Looney Tunes: World of Mayhem featuring a chubby variant of Bugs Bunny, now officially called "Big Chungus." This version of Bugs first appea...

 
 
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Hades turned me into a hack-and-slash machine

[Narrated by Josh Picard] Hades was love at first sight for me. It has the bright and stylized art that I love, roguelikes are one of my favorite gameplay genres, and I was one of those Greek mythology kids who was obsessed with the Percy J...

 
 
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Loop Hero's best trait is its lore

Walking down the street to check the mail at my hometown’s post office is an eerily different journey today than it was a year ago. I still pass the local pizza joint on the town square—a literal cornerstone of a small town comm...

 
 
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It's okay to fail in Disco Elysium

[Narrated by Dan Vincent] Disco Elysium opens with you on the floor. Your character, whoever they are or whatever might be left of them, is face-down in a nondescript hotel room. You are surfacing, breaching the plane between the void and t...

 
 
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When's the last time you splurged on retro games?

I may have accidentally gotten back into collecting Super Nintendo games. Yeah, let's go with "may." As many of you have no doubt experienced first-hand, it's been an expensive time for collectors from all walks of life. For anyone looking ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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What makes Kentucky Route Zero a classic?

[Narrated by Dan Vincent] Spoiler warning for the entirety of Kentucky Route Zero. If you haven't played yet, or don't want anything in the game spoiled for you, turn back now. Kentucky Route Zero is one of those games where I spent a lot o...

 
 
 
 




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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

New Pokemon Snap"Look at this photograph"

 

Resident Evil Village"Resident Evil..............eight"

 

Perfect Gold"Remind me of this: that night we kissed, that I really meant it"

 

World of Demons"Yokai watch me chop up these ghosts"

 

Returnal"Housemarque is back"

 

Shadow Man Remastered"The Dark Souls of 1999"

 

NieR Replicant ver.1.22474487139..."Square Enix publishes the best title names"

 
 
 

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streetmagik3

$10 for a calculator app on Switch? I thought the Wii had a bunch of shovelware, but this is a whole new level, lol!

 
Cathedral

I want to give a shout out to all the great people who have done The Work before For example, anyone who has struggled with a piece of code, cracked it, and shared it so schmucks like me can just google it, I appreciate

 
PhilKenSebben

ATHF IS GETTING A MOVIE TOO?!?!?! *faints*

 
Osc

Cat bois got Current status:

 
indigit4l

In line for Pfizer Driving through the long cone-pathed fairgrounds of Dallas to receive the shots is a weird feeling, but its a good

 
Seymour

Resi 8 been accused of stealing a boss Ill say subconscious inspiration as Ive done this before I remember writing a chord progression that I was proud of, until I realized it was just Cherry Waves by (spoilers in comments)

 
Flegma

Not sure if its me growing up or just becoming but I regarded the lyrics differently when this song was

 
Games and Stuff

Thinking on my last post, my feelings on modern Disney keep Ignoring Pixar, Moana, Tangled, Wreck Ralph, and Zootopia were probably my 4 favorite modern Disney Ralph for its plot, the other three for characters Everyone else?

 
Mamekuma

This second is no fucking joke--Ive been fading in and out of a feverish delirium since about 6am, while my first shot was painless since hour fucking sucks, but boy am I got to be vaccinated ʕっ•ᴥ•ʔっ Ramen, here I come!!

 
Zalno

Its morally okay to dump all of your Pokemon from Sword/Shield as PKM files and have them backed

 
 

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