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Five games I wish everyone played in 2020

While not explicitly my "game of the year" list, what follows does actually include two of my top three games of the year. The rest? Incredible games that I genuinely think everyone should play. Games that appeal to those beyond their ...

 
 
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An autopsy of Epic Mickey

Have you ever heard an idea that you knew just couldn’t fail? Something so spectacular and creative, and yet so blatantly obvious, that there would be no way it could possibly end up as anything other than an absolute triumph? Back in...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Mobile games need to stop tying accounts to Facebook

Early last year, against my better judgment, I invested a great deal of my time and effort into a free-to-play mobile game. It was Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, and for three months it ate up every minute of free time I had. If I wasn...

 
 
 
 
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Super Smash Bros. has become 'Video Games: The Video Game'

The announcement that SNK's Terry Bogard is coming to Smash was met with polarized responses. Fans of Himbo's and the King of Fighters series were overjoyed, while fans of not-those-things were somewhat irritated, decrying Terry as just "Ke...

 
 
 
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The west needs a Ganbare Goemon/Mystical Ninja collection

It wasn’t long after I had described Konami as collection adverse that it hit us with a trio of pretty awesome compilations. The Arcade, Castlevania, and Contra collection are all stacked with solid games. It’s actually an impre...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Red Dead Redemption 2's best moments come from restrictions

Arthur Morgan plays a role much larger than he knows. His actions set a momentous pace for the player; every step forward becomes a considerable time investment. Arthur’s journey in Red Dead Redemption 2 (RDR2) begins and ends with a ...

 
 
 
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Silent Hill: Shattered Memories and the fears in your ears

Last year I started a new tradition where around Halloween, I would break out my collection of Wii games and play what I consider to be the greatest horror game in my collection. While I wouldn't say I'm the biggest horror fan -- and maybe ...

 
 
 
 
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Exploring BioShock eleven years later

"No Gods or Kings. Only man." The banner that hung in the atrium of the bathysphere terminus where BioShock's protagonist began his adventure was the first thing to grab my attention and pull me into that world. I first played BioShock...

 
 
 
 
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Yakuza eliminated any interest I had in the return of Shenmue

Shenmue is a strange game that always fascinated me. The open-world adventure follows Ryo as he pursues his father's killer across Japan and China, but sometimes he's on an urgent search for sailors, and others he's just hanging out by that...

 
 




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Nioh 2: The First Samurai"Not quite the finale I was expecting"

 

Medal of Honor: Above and Beyond"'AAA VR' isn't enough anymore"

 

Cyberpunk 2077"Keanu: 'Whoa?'"

 

Call of the Sea"This is my island in the sun"

 

Worms Rumble"Worms....come out and play"

 

PixelJunk Eden 2"Zen gaming with Baiyon"

 

Immortals Fenyx Rising"'Cause we could be immortals, just not for long"

 
 
 

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So I got my 2nd dose of the Covid vaccine yesterday Felt fine until later that Head started Today, Im definitely feeling Massive headache, fever/chills, feel Normal reactions it looks like so Im not

 
Boxman214

About to watch Se7en for the first Maybe Ill finally find out whats in the

 
NeoTurbo

Current status; stretched out on the floor in the sun with a small fold out cushion bed playing Life is

 
CoruptAI125

Ive been getting into Ring Fit the last month or so and the game just keeps I recently hit level 40 and they just introduced a skill Insane how much there is

 
bong264

Enjoy some early morning plague!

 
medicamecanica

Makes sense in hindsight but damn, what a waste of

 
Flegma

I first played this in 2019, despite having bought a copy for presumably 20€ many many years I suppose one reason I didnt really know much of the game was that NA gamers werent talking about for obvious

 
RiffRaff

Scott Pilgrim or Dicey Dungeons? Im leaning DD since I have already played SP back in the Pic unrelated

 
Dreggsao

Holy shit the load times on EA™s Star Wars™ Battlefront™ 2™ are Even going from the campaign to the main menu takes a

 
lokhe

Since that Metroid Prime HD Trilogy hasnt been announced yet I decided to take matter into my own 4k60fps, with full DS4 support and high res textures? Yes, its

 
 

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