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Giveaway: Bug Fables (NA: NSW, XB1, PS4)

Hello everyone! It's ya boy Phil, back with another sweet contest for you. On today's docket: Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling is making its console debut today. The game a lot of folks were comparing to Paper Mario is finally hitting ou...

 
 
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Sludge Life is free for a year, and you shouldn't sleep on it

If you're the kind of person who likes to spend time tracking down collectibles in strange go-with-the-flow game worlds, Sludge Life is worth playing. The surreal graffiti adventure game launched on the Epic Games Store today and it's free...

 
 
 
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Review: Signs of the Sojourner

Sometimes a video game comes along and is touted as the "[genre game] for people who hate [genre]." I think Signs of the Sojourner wants to be that game for deckbuilders. As someone who has been lukewarm on the genre as a whole, the id...

 
 
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Bloodstained's Randomizer update now available on Switch

Publisher 505 Games has released the "Randomizer" update for the Nintendo Switch edition of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night.Released for PS4, PC, and Xbox One back in early May, the new update will allow players who have achieved Bloodsta...

 
 
 
 
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Just Die Already is a grandma mutilator simulator

Combining a beloved barnyard animal with unbelievable physics proved to be a million-dollar idea for the developers of Goat Simulator. Even if it only provided a slight chuckle and several minutes of entertainment, the gif-able nature ...

 
 
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Orb Farm, an algae-growing aquarium game, is so relaxing

Growing up, I never had guppies or goldfish. Weirdly, I never even bothered to ask my parents for permission even though, in retrospect, they probably would've said yes. (I once had a pet turtle.) But I did get super into freshwater aqua...

 
 
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Lords of Exile captures the spirit of classic Castlevania

I love Symphony of the Night and its metroidvania ilk as much as anyone, but sometimes, I want to go back – all the way back. When the "less is more" mood strikes, there's no topping classic Castlevania. Lords of Exile sounds like it...

 
 
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Review: Huntdown

Remember when Punks were the bad guys in everything? When comics, movies, TV shows, and, in particular, arcade games of the '80s and early '90s all considered punks to be the street-walking vilification of society? From Class of 1984, to Fi...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The bizarre What the Golf? tees off on Nintendo Switch May 21

Triband's great "Golf game for people who hate golf" - What the Golf? - is finally ready to tee off on Nintendo Switch. The loopy links will be available to download from the Nintendo eShop on May 21, priced at around $20.Originally release...

 
 
 
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Cassette Beasts is a strange but exciting take on Pokemon

If you've ever gotten a kick out of mashing disparate Pokémon together to make unholy fusions (haven't we all?), then you might be very into Cassette Beasts. It's a peculiar turn-based monster-battling RPG that lets you fuse all 120 ...

 
 
 
 
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Scorn has been teasing us for years and I don't even mind

I'm still reeling from Scorn's showing during the Xbox Series X gameplay reveal event. It's been nearly four years since we last covered Ebb Software's fleshy first-person horror adventure, and the H.R. Giger-inspired visuals still make my...

 
 
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The Ghostrunner demo is quick but well worth your time

The wall-running, mid-air-dodging, cyber-ninja parkour demo for Ghostrunner won't stick around forever – it's only playable on Steam until May 13, 2020 – so when you get a chance, play it. I can't remember the last time a demo s...

 
 
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Skater XL will open its skateboarding sandbox July 7

Easy Day Studios has announced that sandbox skateboarding sim Skater XL will leave Early Access on July 7, 2020, bringing its host of famous skaters, locations, and brands to PC and consoles. Players will be able to step into the scuffed-up...

 
 
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The Cork is a big metroidvania adventure with a tiny hero

The Cork is playing with a lot of familiar elements, but its miniature protagonist drew my attention. In the upcoming PC-bound metroidvania game – "heavy emphasis on vania" – a plague has turned the local villagers "erratic and...

 
 




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Maneater"Ooooo here she comes (totally original subheader, do not steal)"

 

Signs of the Sojourner"Finding the Truth"

 

Minecraft Dungeons"Bring the family"

 

Fury Unleashed"Rage Unbridled"

 

Huntdown"Dying ain't much of a living"

 

Gorn (PlayStation VR)"Are you not entertained?"

 
 
 

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Sufjan #dbb

 
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Also happy Shantae launch day Lets celebrate with one of my favorite arts from

 
Czar Kazem

Motivating myself to start a new job search (great fucking timing, huh?) and boy-howdy did I forget how much I hate resume writing and reference At least I have more interesting work experience than retail this

 
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#depressingbutbeautiful The entire game and its I cant ever play it again despite loving

 
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#depressingbutbeautiful #covertoid

 
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I guess its that #depressingbutbeautiful To be honest, I think any given 8/10 Sonata Arctica songs could fit this

 
ShadeOfLight

So I dont know who this host person is and not gonna lie he seems but the rest of this is solid Incredible people responsible for some of my fondest

 
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Im trying to get together a Dtoid Jackbox party sometime this week or Would any of yall be interested in playing? Im think Ill stream the game on We could probably use discord for audio, unless someone has a better suggestion

 
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For anyone who follows modern punk music, Jeff Rosenstock just surprise-released a brand new album as of last it fuckin

 
 

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