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VVVVVV lands on Nintendo Switch with local co-op

I've strategically fallen my way through Terry Cavanagh's darling platformer VVVVVV countless times before, but what's one more gravity-shifting romp? The game is out today on Nintendo Switch and this version sports a two-player cooperative...

 
 
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Review: LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2

When I was working in video game retail, for many years one of the safest answers to the obligatory "What game should I buy my kid?" question was: "How's about talk to your child and learn about their interests." Hang on, no it wasn't. It w...

 
 
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Hollow Knight's Switch port pushed back to 2018

Speaking on their blog, indie studio Team Cherry have reluctantly announced that the Switch port for critically-acclaimed platform adventure, Hollow Knight, will not meet its intended 2017 release date.Being honest, the studio simply stated...

 
 
 
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Rime has some issues on the Nintendo Switch

This game was originally released for other platforms back in May of this year. After finally getting my hands on the Nintendo Switch version, almost six months later, I think it’s fairly safe to say that the delay was a good call. Ev...

 
 
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Review: Snipperclips: Cut It Out, Together! DLC

I couldn't recommend Snipperclips enough when it launched alongside the Nintendo Switch and, to this day, it's still one of my favorite games for the system. It's creative, lighthearted, approachable, and gives you just enough room to be a ...

 
 
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More Snipperclips is a very good thing

It's become easier to overlook early Nintendo Switch successes like Snipperclips now that we have Super Mario Odyssey and even Doom of all things to occupy our time on the system, but I hope you don't forget about it. The puzzle-solving, fr...

 
 
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Little Nightmares is back with another chapter

The Runaway Kid is still on the run in the second DLC chapter for Tarsier Studios' Little Nightmares, and who can blame 'em? There are some spine-chilling creeps aboard The Maw. This latest side-story, "The Hideaway," is set in the vessel's...

 
 
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Review: Sonic Forces

It might be time for a new approach to 3D Sonic the Hedgehog games. We see so many great studios swoop in and re-invent (or do right by) the series, like PagodaWest Games and Headcannon with the recent Sonic Mania, but those are mostly 2D a...

 
 
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Superhero tropes aplenty in Sonic Forces launch trailer

Sega's Sonic Forces speeds onto the scene today, with the spiky blue mascot and his edgy buddies coming together to once again battle the evil Dr. Robotnik, nee Eggman, and his army of mechanical monsters.One last trailer has been released ...

 
 
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The 'Stranger Things' in my game collection

There are some seriously weird games out there – this is what you quickly learn when you start collecting them, even with a focus on specific consoles. There's always at least one or two developers, big or small, that like to take ser...

 
 
 
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Review: Super Lucky's Tale

Most people didn't get a chance to play Lucky's Tale because it was relegated to a VR-only platform. Hell, I did play it, enjoyed it even, and I wasn't aware that a full-blown sequel was coming out on Xbox One until recently. Even afte...

 
 
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Join The Eggman Empire in new Sonic Forces trailer

Things are looking bad for Dr. Robotnik nee Eggman. After years of having his schemes foiled by a bunch of glove-loving, wisecracking animals, his public image has taken something of a kicking. How things might have been different if Sega h...

 
 
 
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Review: Bubsy: The Woolies Strike Back

I just want to use this opportunity to point out that I didn’t take the easy way out and use the subheader of “What could possibly go wrong?” because we all know the answer to that question already. A lot, Bubsy. A lot can...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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A fresh look at Bloodstained just in time for Halloween

It's all too fitting that we'd get a Bloodstained development update on Halloween. The team has shared a few tracks as well as a new video depicting a courtyard area and a clash with Zangetsu, a samurai who "resents anyone and anything tain...

 
 
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Super Mario Odyssey breaks two million sales in three days

It doesn't surprise me in the slightest that Super Mario Odyssey is a hit. Nintendo always has a bona fide hit on their hands with any Mario game, even the ones on Wii U. No, what is really awesome is that basically 33% of all Switch owners...

 
 
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is coming back on PC

2003's action-adventure title Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is about to pop up on PC, Mac, and Linux by way of THQ Nordic. There's quite a lot going on with these new versions -- more than you might expect from years-later ports of a game mos...

 
 
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Some people are way too good at Mario Odyssey

There's no shortage of impressive Super Mario Odyssey platforming feats making the rounds now that some players have already mastered Mario's cap-centric moves, but this? This shit is bananas. It's my new go-to clip. How good are people at ...

 
 
 




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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 

Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook"Adventures in cooking, part two"

 

.hack//G.U. Last Recode"A whole new World"

 

Skyrim (Switch)"Zeldaborn"

 

Justice League"Super, man?"

 

L.A. Noire (Switch)"Just as bizarre as it was in 2011"

 

Pokemon Ultra Moon"More Alola"

 

Inhumans (Season 1)"How did this happen? "

 
 
 

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