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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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Why Tetris is my coping tool for anxiety

(Image courtesy of Cookiemagic) A couple of years ago I took my daughter to a Tetris tournament. It was the first gaming event of any kind for either of us, one held by a local, used video game shop that recently underwent a retooling of ow...

 
 
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Can an esport succeed with a game nobody is playing?

Caesar's Entertainment Studios in Las Vegas hides in plain sight. Just off the main strip where the entire human history of excess and wealth, from the orgies of ancient Rome to the Wall Street decadence of New York City, are recreated and ...

 
 
 




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RenaudB90

Youre good Even when Im a miserable, ornery Thank you for

 
RolanberryPrins

Thinking about this a cancelled a lot of creative streams&held back from writing qposts or blogs bc I feel like it doesnt Ive had opinions dismissed till I feel like its pointless post publicly and just keep it to myself & I shouldnt

 
elric6

One its Thursday and two, yall should have picked up Pokemon Shield, and three I cant believe let half the day go by without posting the best new Pokemon

 
Sam van der Meer

Me x Dragon Quest VIII (also what the hell does that gif cut to it looks like Bejeweled or some shit!)

 
Boxman214

Half-Life Alyx is the Star Trek: Discovery of video

 
taterchimp

Shamelessly stolen, but yet I feel like this is just as good of a home

 
Occams

This got a round of applause from

 
TurboKill

Personally, Im super hyped to see VR get a huge entry like Half-Life: I hope theres a Marvel-esque post-credits scene that just says, Half-Life 3 Confirmed and then says PC, PS5, and Xbox just to shut people

 
Parismio

Just landed in Chicago! Now for a 12 hr nap as soon a so hit the

 
NeoTurbo

Thanks to the new update hitting Warframe on consoles this week, I gots my very own Kuva Lich rival!

 
 

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