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Vampiric RPG Code Vein will not see the sun in 2018

Bandai Namco has announced that its nocturnal RPG Code Vein will not make its initial 2018 release date. The tough-looking anime adventure has been delayed until next year.In a statement released by the publisher, Bandai Namco stated that t...

 
 
 
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Darkest Dungeon headed to Switch on January 18

If you want to experience dread, misery, and eventual elation on your Nintendo Switch, Red Hook is setting Darkest Dungeon loose on the system next Thursday. The dungeon-crawling game will come in at $25, with the DLC The Crimson Court pric...

 
 
 
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Watch me play vampiric action-RPG Code Vein badly

While I was at Namco Bandai's Level Up event in Paris, I had the opportunity to check out the exceedingly metal trailer for their upcoming release Code Vein, as well as get a few minutes with the hardcore action-RPG itself. Absolutely dripp...

 
 
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The next Darkest Dungeon DLC involves a Lovecraftian comet

We've got otherworldly entities, y'all. The next batch of DLC for the unrelenting dungeon-crawling RPG Darkest Dungeon will see a "hateful shard of alien origin" crash-landing into the Miller's farm. When it releases in the spring, The Colo...

 
 
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What is the hardest game you have ever played?

Sitting on my desk right now are unopened copies of Bloodborne and Dark Souls 2. Having just got a PlayStation 4, I’m playing a bit of catch up with some of the games I’ve missed over its life. I’ve never played a Dark Sou...

 
 
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Blaster Master Zero's new update sounds right up my alley

Inti Creates may not be super well known, but their fantastic job with Mega Man 9 cemented my respect for them. They clearly understood what it meant to reboot a classic series and I had no doubt that Blaster Master Zero was going to be goo...

 
 
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Review: Super Rude Bear Resurrection

Playing through Super Rude Bear Resurrection is an emotional rollercoaster. I've felt elated, frustrated, stressed, and eager while completing the game. It's been taxing and challenging as hell, but I just can't get enough. Let's get someth...

 
 
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Volgarr the Viking is headed to PS4 and Vita with Cross-Buy

Volgarr the Viking is a prime example of how old-school design never stopped being fun. There are a bunch of cheaply-placed pitfalls and the difficulty curve is a lot more front-loaded than I'd like, but besting the game's obstacles is an i...

 
 
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Games are kicking my ass right now, and it's great

"There's nothing to play right now" is an all-too-common sentiment when the novelty of holiday releases begins to wane. Personally, 2016 has already brought a wealth of Good Stuff that I'll be playing well in to the end of this year, and th...

 
 
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Uncharted's Brutal difficulty is no joke

I've never cared much for Uncharted: Drake's Fortune, but I can relate to this video of someone banging their head against the game's hardest difficulty mode. I'm having Call of Duty flashbacks. Brutal is a new option found in Uncharted: Th...

 
 
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True hardest Mario Maker level asks: Will you save your son?

False prophets are not new. Jordan told you all that this was one of the hardest Super Mario Maker levels, but it's all twitch-based reflex video games 101. Any gamehead worth her salt could polish that bad boy off, at least with enough br...

 
 
 
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Oh, right, Super Meat Boy is going to break me

We learned this morning that Super Meat Boy is coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. I was ecstatic, and not merely because the game is going to be free at launch for PlayStation Plus members. Most of all, I looked forward to playing it aga...

 
 
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'Ultimate' version of La-Mulana hits PS Vita next week

The PlayStation Vita and La-Mulana have long seemed like a good match, but it's taken some time for the two to hook up. Just kiss already! Rising Star Games and Pygmy Studio will have the "ultimate version" of this punishing platforming adv...

 
 
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Ready for punishment? Castle in the Darkness awaits

I think I'm as ready as I'll ever be for Castle in the Darkness. It's out today for PC from publisher Nicalis and developer Matt Kap, who was also the lead artist on The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth. This super-challenging adventure-platformer...

 
 
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This Kaizo Mario World speedrun stresses me out

"This is what happens when a very sadistic person gets ahold of a level editor." Some of us get a huge kick out of watching strangers overcome the odds in near-impossible games, and as far as those go, Kaizo Mario World (or Asshole Mario) ...

 
 
 
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Dark Souls II CE unboxing makes death look worth it

Dark Souls II has done a pretty decent job of giving everyone the impression that they need to prepare for death again. Well, if you want to escalate things a bit and go beyond death, the Collector's Edition of Dark Souls II shou...

 
 
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Dark Souls II on PC looks set for May 31

Only a bit shy of a month away from Dark Souls II's console release, many are left wondering when exactly the PC version will be unleashed upon the masses. From Software's said in the past that it would see a slight delay so as to make sur...

 
 
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Preview: Dark Souls II

As one of the most celebrated and admired games of the last generation, the Souls series from the developers at From Software has many admirers and critics. Many swear by its uncompromising and hardcore gameplay systems and design, while ot...

 
 




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I had a feeling it wouldnt be long once we started cracking the code on the Switchs

 
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I tried going down the stairs earlier and was met with the most devastating shooting pain in my Stretching helped the pain, but not quite So, I did I called out! Rest

 
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There she stood in the doorway, I heard the mission bell, And I was thinking to myself, This could be heaven or this could be she lit up a candle and she showed me the way, There were voices down the corridor, I thought I heard them

 
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Mamma Mia 2 should have been based on the music of Aqua, instead of more music from

 
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In the announcement earlier this month it looked like Broken Age was the last free Twitch Prime game this month (on Prime But two more just dropped So I guess keep an eye on that

 
 

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