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Hovermale's best games of 2018 from 2017

This year was a good yet weird period of gaming for me, for many reasons. The weirdest one is that I’ve tightened my personal gaming budget so much that I’ve barely played any of this year’s brand new games, including seve...

 
 
 
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Celebrating 20 years of Suikoden II, the best game ever made

I'll never love a game more than Suikoden II, and I'm okay with that. It's twenty years old now—a wisened, elder statesman of the console role-playing cannon. But even two decades after its initial release, Suikoden II still feels fre...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Video games I forgot released in 2018, ranked

Here's a funny thing about covering games: you either play a lot of them or you don't play enough of them and either way, everything blurs together. Every week, dozens -- if not hundreds -- of new games come out. Most of them aren't anythin...

 
 
 
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Watch as I open over $100 worth of Artifact booster packs

I had some disposable income, and I haven't been excited to open card packs in quite a while, so I figured now is the time. I've mentioned this in my Artifact review, but I'm just a big fan of collecting cards and watching the market ...

 
 
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I'm happy John Lasseter is leaving Disney

I've always had very conflicting feelings about Disney's former Chief Creative Officer John Lasseter. This was even before the frequent sexual harassment claims, which led him to take a six-month sabbatical last year before announcing ...

 
 
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A chat with Sega's first lady of RPGs, Rieko Kodama

In an industry that does basically nothing to preserve the past, Sega has been an outlier. On basically any platform imaginable, you can obtain a decent chunk of Sega's first-party output from the Genesis and a few select games from other p...

 
 
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What games do you play when you're sick?

We’re in full-on germ season right now, with temperatures dropping below zero. All the tea and soup in the world can’t stop the IT guy at work from coughing all over your keyboard, so one bout of illness is almost inevitabl...

 
 
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Pokemon's single-player battles are aging poorly

I’ve grown increasingly exhausted of Pokémon with each generation, despite feeling the games are improving overall. From Gold through Pearl, I had unyielding optimism to "catch ‘em all" and excessively grind my team up fo...

 
 
 
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Deep Analysis: Watchmen

You can't find a more influential comic book than Watchmen. Watchmen was a 12 issue comic book limited series released from 1986-1987 that received critical acclaim upon its release. It was the first comic book to be seen by mainstream...

 
 
 
 
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Bloggers Wanted: Double dipping

Ever since I got a new gaming laptop and a Nintendo Switch, I've found some of my PS4 and Vita games migrating to them. This isn't an entirely bad thing, as it frees up storage on my PlayStation platforms, (where storage is often tight anyw...

 
 
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Can this Fortnite guide make you the next Ninja?

Fortnite is inarguably the biggest game on the planet right now. Everybody is playing it. Gamers, kids, streamers, children, athletes, tykes, and even some of the biggest names in Hollywood (except for Lady Gaga who, as we found out la...

 
 
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Looking back on a year of Super Mario Odyssey updates

Growing up with a passionate hobby is weird. In my childhood, I had all the time in the world to replay Super Mario Sunshine over and over again. As an adult, I squeezed in enough time and energy to 100% complete Super Mario Odyssey once, a...

 
 
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Spooky scary games lurking on PlayStation Plus

Happy Halloween, ghoulish readership! As the days draw shorter, the air becomes crisper and the lattes taste spicier, the time for horror and gore is now upon us. No doubt many of us will be spending All Hallows' Eve playing a bunch of terr...

 
 




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Tricerapops

God bless

 
JcDent

GAZE INTO THE FACE OF BRITISHNESS

 
Dwarvenhobble

In video game news Fortnite Live was apparently a complete Approximately $15 per person entry and then a further $26 per person for a wristband to go on the poor quality attractions (one of which is in the picture)

 
indigit4l

OK so I really like Despite some complaints, the cooldown on special powers are very, very short compared to Destiny and others and zipping around while hitting combos with partners feels -more in comments-

 
JcDent

Facts dont care about Ben Shapiro

 
Shoggoth2588

Oh hey, I found the poison swamp in I took out 2 out of 3 fires Hm? No, I havent killed Crystal Sage yet, nor the

 
Shoggoth2588

Oh hey, I found the poison swamp in I took out 2 out of 3 fires Hm? No, I havent killed Crystal Sage yet, nor the

 
Kristmas Kaiser

@Karen Haha, this is so me!

 
dwrecksizzle

Hey everyone, first post I like

 
Fuzunga

I dont know what legal nonsense is at play that requires it, but the English versions of Dragon Ball Supers theme songs (excluding the first opening, which sounds like it was sang by the same guy) are absolutely cringy and

 
 

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