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Contest: Win a 4-day pass for PAX East

Win a 4-day badge to PAX East in our latest contest! If you're going to be in Boston March 28-31, you might as well go to PAX East. What's this? Don't have passes? Well, you're in luck, because we do! Win a 4-day badge to PAX East from your...

 
 
 
 
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Sign me up for Castle Crashers on Switch

[Update: In addition to the Switch tease, there's also a nod to Castle Crashers on PS4.] The thought hadn't crossed my mind lately, but yeah, Castle Crashers would rule pretty hard on Nintendo Switch. In a tweet today, The Behemoth seemed t...

 
 
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Borderlands 3 is a safe bet for PAX East

Gearbox Software has acknowledged that its PAX East 2019 panel is an opportune time to lift the lid on Borderlands 3 once and for all. The studio shared some rather unsubtle teaser art earlier today. I mean, they used the eyes. You don't u...

 
 
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Nintendo's PAX East booth includes Mortal Kombat 11

Can we really be this close to PAX East? A couple short weeks from now, Nintendo will haul third-party games like Mortal Kombat 11 and assorted indie titles to Boston for a public preview. Here's the lineup: Nintendo Booth #18055 Yoshi's C...

 
 
 
 
 
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NIS America to make game announcement on January 17

Publisher NIS America has sent out a press release informing folk that they have a "new game" announcement to make on January 17. This could be a "new new" game or, more likely, it's a localisation of a previously released Japanese title."H...

 
 
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Contest: Win a three-day pass for PAX South

Get your PAX on with this contest for a free three-day pass for PAX South! Hey, what are you doing January 18-20? Other than celebrating my and Panda's birthday, of course. We'll be 32. Twinsies! So, what are you doing apart from that? If y...

 
 
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Contest: Win one of five PAX Australia day passes!

Well, it’s that time of year again. PAX Australia -- which will once again be hosted at the Melbourne Convention Centre from October 26-28 -- is just around the corner, and thanks to the lovely folks handling PR for PAX, we’ve g...

 
 
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These are the best games we saw at PAX West 2018

The end of PAX West marked the beginning of the busy season for gaming with so many AAA titles hitting the market in such a short amount of time. And while we're all quite focused on the exploits of a friendly neighborhood superhero, I stil...

 
 
 
 
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Gelly Break turns two Q-berts into a rolling deathmobile

Nintendo has had its ups and downs with indie developers, but the Switch seems to be doing things right. The versatile console has become a lot of people's indie machine of choice, and most games released on the system seem to be performing...

 
 
 
 
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Killer7 remains incredibly sick and scintillating on PC

I imagine most visitors to PAX West this year don’t even know about NIS America’s suite at the Sheraton in Seattle. In a small room on the second floor of the hotel, a half-dozen NISA employees in “Dood” jerseys dire...

 
 
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Bloodroots asks: What if Jackie Chan was a murderous viking?

PAX's Indie Megabooth is always worth checking out, and it's frequently one of the most crowded sections of the show floor. You never know exactly what to expect when you visit, but there's almost always something exciting and eye-catching ...

 
 
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What the Golf? makes a boring sport better

What the Golf? is by far the shortest appointment I had at PAX West. In the overcrowded Indie Megabooth, where a day earlier I meet former Destructoid editor Hamza for the first time, its quirky demo encourages people to watch the utte...

 
 
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Gris' beauty isn't just skin deep

Gris is an absolutely stunning game. The first title from Spanish studio Nomada made a splash in mid-August when it announced a publishing deal with Devolver Digital. Anyone can immediately tell it's a real looker. That beauty isn't j...

 
 
 
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Ooblets is cuter than should be allowed by law

Double Fine is always trying something new. The developer regularly invites employees to pitch their game ideas during its annual Amnesia Fortnight events, internal game jams where no idea is too bizarre. Several well-regarded games have re...

 
 
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Ashen's passive co-op pairs well with Souls-y combat

It's rare that I get to cover a game twice in a pre-release state, but I'm happy I had the chance with Ashen, an action-RPG I first played at E3 last year and just saw again last weekend at PAX West. While the first impression was promising...

 
 




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Good news, everyone - Im getting a new bed tomorrow! It has drawers, a firm-but-comfy mattress, and isnt held up by cinder blocks like my last Im also getting a dresser with a mirror, which Ill have to get used to because Im

 
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Yall should not sleep on Hypnospace Outlaw and Baba is I know everyone is playing Sekiro, but these two are going to be mentioned a lot during GOTY Really great

 
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Im gonna have to get used to Heart having an English voice

 
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I beat Golden Sun! Ill put more detailed thoughts in the comments, but the TL;DR version is that I thought it was a good game, but I was left a tad upset that it felt like an unfinished story, and while I liked it I ultimately didnt love

 
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Top Genesis games for me: Castlevania Bloodlines, Shining Force II, Sonic (3) & Knuckles, Streets of Rage 2, Earthworm Jim, Xmen 2 Clone Wars, Gunstar Heroes, Phantasy Star IV, Landstalker, and Alien What are yours?

 
 

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