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Review: My Memory of Us

My Memory of Us tells a tragic story set in one of the darkest moments of human history all wrapped in the attractive package of a charming black and white 2.5D puzzle platformer.  Juggler Games set out to tell the story of those who f...

 
 
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Review: Lamplight City

Point-and-click adventure games had a bit of a renaissance in the last decade, but have become harder to find ever since Telltale discovered a different formula with The Walking Dead in 2012. Luckily, indie developers are there to fill...

 
 
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Breaking down the lore of Total War: Three Kingdoms

If I haven't been clear before, I'm Asian. Filipino to be exact. I'm also an absolute dork when it comes to history. Why do you think I write about Timeless so much? Hand me a book about the Crusades, the Byzantine Empire, the Spa...

 
 
 
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Assassin's Creed Origins' DLC has been slightly delayed

Ubisoft have informed Assassin's Creed Origins fans that the upcoming DLC, Curse of the Pharaohs, has been pushed back a week from its original launch date.The expansion, which features an all-new storyline, was originally scheduled to drop...

 
 
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Review: Nantucket

A few months back I read a book about whaling in the 19th century called The North Water. It was dark, grisly, and at times made it hard to continue because of its graphic imagery. I also couldn't put it down so after it was finished I was ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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There's a happy ending for the missing SNES package

I'm sure we could all use some good news today. Last week we told you about a missing package containing somewhere around $10,000 worth of PAL format Super Nintendo (SNES) games. The package was on its way to archivist and game historian By...

 
 
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It's not looking good for the missing $10,000 SNES package

Earlier this week, we reported on a missing shipment of 100 classic Super Nintendo (SNES) games that went missing on their way to an archivist in New Jersey. There's been some movement in the case since then, but unfortunately, the news isn...

 
 
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$10,000 worth of SNES history is missing

Amateur game historian Byuu has suffered a huge setback in his efforts to digitally preserve the entire Super Nintendo (SNES) library after a package containing 100 cartridges was lost in transit. The box contained somewhere between $7500 a...

 
 
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PC platformers and pixels of the past

If you grew up playing games in the late '80s or early '90s, you remember that Mario dominated the discussion on playgrounds and after school. By some estimates, Nintendo controlled up to 90% of the home console market, and it's no wonder t...

 
 
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Carmen Sandiego caught at last

Carmen Sandiego's globe-trotting crime spree has finally come to an end, thanks to the diligent efforts of one internet sleuth.  That's what I'd say if this were a news story. What we have here instead is an amusing article by Tod...

 
 
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Review: Romance of the Three Kingdoms XIII

The Romance of the Three Kingdoms. It is arguably China's most enduring work of popular fiction and the subject of countless pop-cultural adaptations in Asia. But for the better part of twenty years, English-speaking gamers have had just on...

 
 
 
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ChandlerS04

My top NES/FC games while Im thinking about it: Faria, FF III, DuckTales, Megaman 2, Batman, Zelda 2, Castlevania II, Battletoads, Mario 3, and Maniac I know a lot of people frown on CV and Zelda 2 but hey, I grew up with Segas next!

 
TheZeroOne

Went to get cat food at target and happened to see last Into the Spider-Verse bluray copy with EXCLUSIVE Target mini so I impulse bought I also muttered under my breath Damn you target which made the old lady in front of me turn

 
Tricerapops

The only thing worth a damn from New Doom Eternal I worry that the game might lean too far in to power fantasy Ultra Violence in Doom 2016 was perfect, so I hope the team remembers that Doom should not be 100% mow and

 
GetNekKid

This game has been a huge rollercoaster ride ever since it got A roller coaster that has no rails, and the seats can eject you randomly, making you fall to your doom and crashing your the real though, the customization is keeping me in

 
TheLimoMaker

Im sick as all Literally recovered from illness not three weeks ago and now Ive got what I had previously except more Thanks bacteria you f*****g

 
ChandlerS04

Megaman 2 or 3? Fallout 3 or New Vegas? Final Fantasy 6 or 7? Is Castlevania II and Zelda II some of your favorites on the NES?

 
Parismio

I definitely wont be using stadia since my service has a

 
Boxman214

The Spider-Verse Blu Ray has a Spider Ham short! Its delightful!

 
Seymour

Well, this is only the most badass thing Ive ever I didnt know Kirkhope could play the guitar like that!

 
Punished Nietzsche

So this is the Castlevania Anniversary collection? so far, nothing too At the very least put Rondo of Blood there!

 
 

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