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Mon Amour is the smooch 'em up we could all use right now

The annual Japanese indie festival BitSummit is going digital this year and is bringing fans 75 games from some of Japan's most prolific developers. Onion Games, which has had a presence at the festival many times in the past, will be on ha...

 
 
 
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NieR live orchestra shows coming west

Last year, the music of NieR was performed by a live orchestra to four sold-out crowds in Tokyo. The melancholic score from the series performed by a 100-piece orchestra while scenes from the games played out must have been a sight to see. ...

 
 
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Contest: Fight for America with a copy of Metal Wolf Chaos XD

Today's contest is a doozy -- we're got PS4, Xbox One, and PC copies of Metal Wolf Chaos XD to throw at your faces! The greatest moment in history is upon us. A game once banished to the strange realm of Japan has finally left those shores,...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Blu-ray copy of Arrow Video's Terra Formars

Don't bug out with today's contest for a Blu-ray copy of Arrow Video's Terra Formars. You guys know me well enough to know I don't know shit about anime, or manga, or any of that stuff. It's just not my bag. That said, I do like batshit ins...

 
 
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Contest: Win a PS4 copy of The Caligula Effect: Overdose

It's back to reality with this contest for a PS4 copy of The Caligula Effect: Overdose! I don't have fond memories of high school; I don't have unpleasant memories of high school. High school was just four years of my life where I was start...

 
 
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Contest: Win Yakuza Kiwami for Steam

Take on gang violence with the power of goofiness in today's contest for a Steam copy of Yakuza Kiwami! I know there are a ton of Yakuza fans here on the site, so I'll make this one brief: We've got some Steam copies for the PC version of Y...

 
 
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It looks like Dandy Dungeon may be coming to Switch

As much as some people will refuse to believe it, one of the best games I've ever played is an always-online mobile game from Japan. In 2017, I reviewed Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada and absolutely fell in love with it. And I k...

 
 
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Happy 20th birthday, Wonderswan

The Game Boy left many slain in its wake. From the very beginning, many have challenged Nintendo's dominance in the handheld market and all of them failed. Some of those systems made a bigger splash than others, but Nintendo would inevitabl...

 
 
 
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Review: Killer7

Over the last decade, gaming auteur Suda51 has become a force to be reckoned with. His games have subverted standard video game tropes and provided some of the zaniest and most esoteric experiences around. Pick any random title from his cat...

 
 
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Devil May Cry is being adapted into a Japanese stage play

Devil May Cry and over-the-top pizzaz go together like Broadway shows and melodrama, so it was only a matter of time before daddy Dante made his stage debut. Capcom Japan has announced that a brand new stage play titled Devil May Cry: The L...

 
 
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PlayStation Plus lands a really solid month for November

That leak from earlier in the month was correct! Yakuza Kiwami and Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition will be headling November's PlayStation Plus free games. Both are well worth checking out, especially at the low price of free. I'd suggest no...

 
 
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Review: 428: Shibuya Scramble

428: Shibuya Scramble is a live action visual novel that originally saw a Japanese release back in 2008. A decade in video game years is practically an eternity, and even the most holy of classics can lose some of their magic with age. Luck...

 
 
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Contest: Win The Midnight Sanctuary

This contest is a spooky one -- enter to win The Midnight Sanctuary for Steam, PS4, or Switch. It's October, which means I get to bask in all the spooky glory of the season. Sometimes it's movies, and sometimes it's short stories -- but tod...

 
 
 
 
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Review: La-Mulana 2

While watching one of the Indiana Jones films, have you ever stopped to think how unlikely it is that Indy succeeds all the time? What are the chances he knows exactly which items to use in remote locations around the world at the exact rig...

 
 
 




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Alright, PC is nice an clean, and NVME drive is installed with Windows installed Now for the fun part: reinstalling everything I ever D:

 
Parismio

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I CALLED SHADOW WARRIOR 3 AND THUS I AM THE TO HEEL I SHALL BRING THE GAMING

 
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Devolver Digital wasnt the only press conference Join ex-speedrunner Simpleflips as he takes you through the wide world of fangames and And perhaps, maybe, something My Uncle Who Works At Nintendo said will come to

 
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