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Review: Azur Lane: Crosswave

Azur Lane has had a rather rapid rise to the upper echelons of gacha gaming. Once, it was derided as a Chinese "clone" of the Japan-exclusive Kantai Collection. Now, less than a year after its official English release, Azur Lane i...

 
 
 
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Jumanji's tie-in game doesn't look that bad

Remember that Jumanji video game that was announced a few months back? No? I don't blame you, especially since it was announced well after The Rock-led reboot/remake/sequel released. While it is likely being made to coincide with the upcom...

 
 
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Review: Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things 3: The Game is a note-for-note retelling of Stranger Things season three, released day and date with the popular Netflix series. If you haven't seen it, Stranger Things (the show) draws influence from sev...

 
 
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A new open-world multiplayer Dune game is coming from Funcom

Developer Funcom is working with Legendary Studios to develop a new open-world, multiplayer title based on the Dune series. Set to enter pre-production sometime this year, the game is the first in a line of multiple Dune projects that Funco...

 
 
 
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It's time to give licensed games more creative freedom

Insomniac’s Spider-Man is quickly becoming one of my favorite games of 2018 because it’s Insomniac’s Spider-Man. It’s not simply another game with Spider-Man’s face on it, nor is it just another superhero game;...

 
 
 
 
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Here's a list of songs removed in GTA IV's latest update

For those unaware, earlier in the month, Rockstar announced that a number of licensed songs within Grand Theft Auto IV's radio stations were going to be removed in a new update, due to the 10-year licensing agreement on them expiring. Well,...

 
 
 
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THQ Nordic is re-releasing a bunch of Nickelodeon games

THQ Nordic has been steadily reviving games from the expansive THQ catalog, from De Blob to Titan Quest to Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy. Today, the company announced plans to re-release a bunch of old licensed titles based on Nickelodeon pro...

 
 
 
 
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Deadpool is about to get pulled from the Steam store

It seems like the merc with a mouth just can't sit still for too long. High Moon Studio's Deadpool has come and gone from Steam so many times that hearing about another delisting is hardly surprising. Licenses expire and Activision has neve...

 
 
 
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Review: Accel World vs. Sword Art Online: Millennium Twilight

It may not be the most significant trend in gaming history, but the last few years have been pretty good if you're the type of gamer to try out the occasional licensed title. Unlike some of the drek from generations of budget tie-ins past, ...

 
 
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Review: Reservoir Dogs: Bloody Days

Way back in '93 or '94, I saw a pirated version of Reservoir Dogs and fell in love. My mum, not knowing what it was about, bought me a legit copy for my birthday and I screened it for my friends at the party. Needless to say, they were unim...

 
 
 
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New Reservoir Dogs game is way better than I expected

The easiest time to ignore licensed games is when they're released in step with whatever (typically bad) movie or children's cartoon they're based on. Even when they're based on a good one. Did you know there's a John Wick game? Do you care...

 
 
 
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Review: Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization

Sword Art Online: Hollow Realization might be the best Sword Art Online game yet.  Then again, we might not be talking about all that much. This is, after all, just the third major Sword Art Online game (fifth, counting ...

 
 
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WWE 2K17 roster revealed

IGN has been doing a weekly reveal for WWE 2K17's roster and this week marks the final entry. We now know every wrestler that will be stepping in the square ring and the arenas where they will be brawling. The character roster includes a st...

 
 
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Cold Stone Creamery (Wii) voice acting will haunt me forever

You hear the first "good jooobbb" at :30 and what was once a weird, branded* cash-in with a Candy Crush color scheme and, well, a Candy Crush everything -- when did this come out? 2009! -- becomes a little less comfortable. *Because of reg...

 
 
 




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jobejoe

My wife is showing an interest in videogames now that shes off work due to She was happily watching me play P5 Royal today which is probably a Was thinking of getting a coop game for us - Until Dawn? Any suggestions welcome :)

 
Virtua Kazama

LETS DANCE, BOYS! Its to start a brand new playthrough with Bayonetta 2!

 
Sharukurusu

Are there any Souls-like games where the main focus is on human human combat? Sort of like a third-person sword-fighting sim?

 
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WIP of Rean Schwarzer from Cold Steel! He just needs highlights and shadows, and hell be It was pretty hard making the outlines so thin and filling in the details, but I think it was worth Next up: A partner to cover his Last BUMP!

 
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More info has come to light on the new Cooking Mama TLDR: The new dev team didnt do a very good job on it, and the original devs shut it The overheating is basically true, but because it was made poorly in What a rabbit

 
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My parents just sent me this Its a copy of Eloide Armstrongs 10 My grandfather used to have it taped to his Reading it felt good, wanted to Legible copy in comments

 
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Just won a free copy of Tetris Effect for Epic Games on I already have it on my console of choice, Wanna win it off me? If so, follow my Twitter and Ill pick a random winner at the end of the

 
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ShadeOfLight

GODDAMMIT COVID! Is nothing sacred anymore?!

 
homeoftheblues

Welp my state locked down even more, only allowing grocery stores, pharmacies, banks, gas stations, and basically essentials to remain We were allowing certain retail stores to remain open, like hardware and Shouldve been done a while ago

 
 

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