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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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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

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 Jackson series growing up. ...

 
 
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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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What makes Kentucky Route Zero a classic?

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 of my first playthrough fee...

 
 
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The best streamers have big boobies

Boobs. Boobs! Our first source of peace in this cruel, cruel world and great on a poster or perhaps even a commemorative mug, we all know and love boobs. Well, except for when people who have them take ownership of their bodies, of course. ...

 
 
 
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My forbidden love of Chulip and the weirdness of mundanity

I’m going to be honest with you, the advice I usually give people who are looking to give Chulip a try is to make sure you have something nearby to read. Chulip is an unfriendly game, and among its unfriendly features is a nasty littl...

 
 
 
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Throw down in Nintendo's own lost classic, Joy Mecha Fight

In 1991, Street Fighter II radically altered the video game landscape. It opened a portal through which all sorts of pretenders started flowing out. Some of them were good! Most of them were bad. The one I present to you this Famicom Friday...

 
 
 
 
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I can no longer ignore my inner child's need for Fortnite

Let me paint a picture for you of a quiet Sunday afternoon. I was in my living room playing with my Ripley figure as she explored a deserted town alongside Wolverine, a Stormtrooper, and Batman. Suddenly, we were attacked by a football play...

 
 
 
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Trim your waistline in Konami's Yume Penguin Monogatari

Konami’s output on the Famicom was simply amazing. While we certainly got some good games on this side of the pond, such as Castlevania and Contra, there were a plethora of great titles that stayed in their homeland. They were once a ...

 
 
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Meet Spelunker, one of Japan's most treasured bad games

While the phenomenon of appreciating bad games exists everywhere in the world, perhaps no player base is as conscious of it as those in Japan. Unlike us, they have a very concise word for describing terrible games: kusoge. That’s "kus...

 
 




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For those who play Apex Legends, I bring to you the ultimate meme:

 
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Im a man! Im 40! Im drunk! Is bueno! ETA: Not my birthday, just like the Im a man Im 40 Am drunk, doe

 
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know this issue is old hat nowadays and people are sick of hearin about it, but this makes me not want to get a PS5 digital edition for certain, least unless they can somehow fix

 
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So, today I learned: if you try to kiss a police officer without his permission, he WILL shoot Doesnt matter if youre a little But I have a kiss button and goddamnit, Im gonna kiss somebody!

 
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