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Review: Tales of Elastic Boy - Mission 1

When I first saw the trailer for Tales of Elastic Boy, my mind jumped to LocoRoco. With his rounded body and rabbit-ear antennae, the main character was a dead ringer for a bubbly, bouncy LocoRoco. With a fascination for one of the PSP's sp...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Tube Slider

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Know what sucks about the Wii? Shut your whore mouths before you say what ...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: High Seas Havoc

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] There's an art to deception. Have you ever gone to a fitness club on the prom...

 
 
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Review: Soul of Darkness

If gaming were a religion, it would vary in practice and observance from person to person. In my case, I'd model it closely to the faith with which I have the most experience, Catholicism. I'd recognize my own Holy Trinity of Gaming -- the ...

 
 



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Off-Brand Games: Ruff Trigger: The Vanocore Conspiracy

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] I played the original Ratchet & Clank for the first time the other week a...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Neutopia

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Take a look at this. Now, take a look at this. Does anyone remember seeing t...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: The Simpsons Road Rage

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] The Simpsons is an institution. Its relevancy over the years could be charted a...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Robopon

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] Pokémania has swept the nation once again with the recent release of Hea...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Fighter's History

[Many video games build upon the concepts and mechanics of their forerunners. Off-Brand Games examines those that draw just a little too much... inspiration.] I can't do fighting games. I just can't. How do you people manage this busi...

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Chex Quest

[Community blogger megaStryke likes to play old games that ripped off other games for his Off Brand Games feature. -- CTZ] It wasn't that long ago when just about every item on store shelves came packed with some cheap promotional crapware....

 
 
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Off-Brand Games: Power Blazer

[Editor's note: megaStryke started a brand new C Blog series games that mimic other games. More details on the introduction post on the series. Also, his rating system is hilarious. -- CTZ] For my inaugural foray into interactive media mim...

 
 




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Conan Exiles"And hear the lamentations of their servers"

 

Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon"An appetizer...of blood"

 

Solo: A Star Wars Story"Han 'MacGuffin' Solo"

 

Ikaruga (Switch)"The 10,000-Hour Rule"

 

Detroit: Become Human"What if you already are?"

 

Dark Souls Remastered"Yeah, I'm prepared to die again"

 

Fahrenheit 451"Flame on!"

 

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

I Hate Running Backwards"Why always running backwards?"

 

Flynn & Freckles"Yo Ho, Yo No!"

 
 
 

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Michformer

Finally completed my fifth monster design and the first one to be (partially) aquatic in Meet the Memorrhage, a fiend thatll drag you (and peoples memories of you) to the bottom of its underwater

 
Neronium

Finally convinced my parents to allow me to not take summer Thats a load Now Im in a better financial place for the fall

 
Electric Reaper

If you have a Steam copy of Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon, now is a great time to play it, as the Steam trading cards for that game are selling at pretty decent prices and theyre selling

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Hey, look whats coming to Steam this Fall!

 
Palvikinkku

Today, I finished Pillars of Eternity for second time (finishing White March for a first My Death Godlike Cipher Scientist from The Living Lands couldnt be matched by anyone! onto sequel ASAP!

 
siddartha85

I went to Escape Velocity at National Harbor It was a bit like GDC for sci-fi Academic, but I went to panels on Afrofuturism, constructed languages, and Female Embodiment in the Post Apocalypse, among

 
Rasori

This comes from December of 2014 and is from The Lord of the Rings: War in the There are few good Lord of the Rings games out there, but this is definitely one of Still plays great on PC so I recommend giving it a #ScreenshotSaturday

 
chlmera

Rewatched it, which I liked in the theater with reservations, and fucking loved Also finally saw call me by your I dont know what to say except that it was beautiful and I struggle to think of a better romance

 
TriCerAroK

Jim Sterling got a day job?

 
mullon

I started playing Mortal Kombat XLs story Sonya hooked up with Johnny Cage? Ewwww! Im a little disappointed because I was a Sonya/Jax shipper, but even if I wasnt thats still

 
 

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