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Review: Umihara Kawase Fresh!

I thought we had said good-bye to Umihara Kawase. After all, the last game in the series was initially known as Yumi’s Odd Odyssey in the west, but it was later re-released under its Japanese name: Sayonara Umihara Kawase. That sounde...

 
 
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Ikaruga may be getting physical editions for PS4 and Switch

Ikaruga is one of the all-time classics of the shmup genre, but there hasn't been a physical edition for any modern console. Despite now being on PC, PS4, and Switch, the only way to own a disc is to go back to the Dreamcast or GameCube, w...

 
 
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Nicalis teases an all-new 1001 Spikes game

1001 Spikes is one of my favorite games and I think you'd like it too if you gave it a try. At one point, I even joking-not-jokingly said it's better than Game of Thrones. Given how people turned on that show in its last season, I think a l...

 
 
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Review: Crystal Crisis

For whatever reason, Capcom has been quite reluctant to give fans a sequel to the cult classic Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. The game has seen an HD remake and a mobile spin-off that's no longer available, but a true sequel, utilizing any ...

 
 
 
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Review: RemiLore: Lost Girl in the Lands of Lore

I was excited for RemiLore: Lost Girl in the Lands of Lore. A Diablo-style action adventure where your main pickups are popsicles and candies, where you can wield a chocolate-covered banana as a weapon, all set in a bright and colorful...

 
 
 
 
 
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Contest: Win a copy of Save me Mr Tako for Switch or Steam

Don't be a fish out of water -- enter our contest for your chance to win a Steam or Switch copy of Save me Mr Tako. I'm excited -- ya know why? It's because today we get to make lots and lots of puns! I love puns. I consider puns to be the ...

 
 
 
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Review: Blade Strangers

Crossover ventures are always a pretty good idea from a marketing standpoint. By combining the popular characters of a variety of brands, you chance the opportunity to pull together fans from multiple franchises, all vying to see their favo...

 
 
 
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Repentance will be The Binding of Isaac's final DLC expansion

A couple of days after the surprise announcement of The Binding of Isaac: Repentance, creator Edmund McMillan took to twitter to briefly confirm what, indeed, the title was.According to McMillan, Repentance will be the final DLC for The Bin...

 
 
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Crystal Crisis is worthy replacement for Puzzle Fighter

As somebody who covers plenty of mobile games, I've seen my fair share of copycats. When some type of game makes it big, a flood of imitators is not far behind. It's disheartening to see, but sometimes it's absolutely necessary. When lookin...

 
 
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Nicalis teases Ikaruga physical release on Switch

Switch physical releases are all the rage, within the Switch community at least. Publishers aren't huge on them as indicated by many instances where they skipped over them entirely, or lamented on the "Switch tax," or the extra cost associa...

 
 
 
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Review: Code of Princess EX

2018 for the Nintendo Switch will be remembered as the year of the ports. Dragon Quest Builders, Bayonetta 1 & 2, Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Captain Toad, Super Meat Boy and so many more have made the jump from whereever...

 
 
 
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Review: Ikaruga (Switch)

Ikaruga is one of the purest gaming experiences out there. It's a brutally difficult shoot-'em-up, the kind of short-but-sweet game that takes a clever mechanic, explores it to its full extent, and doesn't pack on any unwanted fat. You coul...

 
 
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Shovel Knight to strike the earth in Blade Strangers

Just in case you were somehow still on the fence, Shovel Knight will be joining the roster of Nicalis' crossover fighter Blade Strangers. We're still only a few days off of the announcement of Gunvolt, Quote, and Isaac yet Nicalis keeps sur...

 
 
 
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Isaac is naked as the day he was born in Blade Strangers

Over the past two days, Nicalis dropped two new trailers for its upcoming crossover fighter Blade Strangers that confirmed Quote from Cave Story and Gunvolt from Azure Striker Gunvolt will be playable characters in the game. The hits just k...

 
 
 
 




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What are some games that you felt got you through some hard times?Could be losing a job a break up feeling not good enough at your work or be any game doesnt need to be one about loads of

 
Rudorlf

Heretic is It was fun for the most part, but it really is Doom with a medieval skin along with infuriating level Heck, the two addon episodes were even crueler than Thy Flesh Hope Hexen fares

 
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Happy Wednesday! Hope its purrfect! Whats your phones lock screen image?

 
Marcel Hoang

Soooo, what anime are you watching this summer?My moneys on Vinland Saga and Stone, with a dark horse choice to If Its For My Daughter, Id Fight A Demon Lord

 
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MajinRotty

Beaten Blazing Chrome 4 times Game is Bubble gum-chewing Samus is best character

 
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Ive finally beaten Ocarina of Time, the heresy has been

 
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Hello, I only like wholesome images and PG I hope we all get along :)

 
 

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