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Insaniquarium still slaps in 2019

Ever hear someone name-drop an old video game and then immediately feel an irresistible impulse to stop what you're doing, seek it out, and see how well it holds up? Hey, me too. What a coincidence! Yesterday, in light of Frontier's upcomin...

 
 
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Puyo Puyo Champions heads West next month

Puyo Puyo Champions is heading West soon. Sega has announced that the artist formerly known as Puyo Puyo eSports will be making its Western debut on May 7, 2019, for PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch. You'll be able to grab the puzzler for a c...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Safety First!

The name of the game is safety in today's contest for a Switch copy of Safety First! I don't think I've ever been this happy in my entire life. Seriously. Well, maybe once. But this is definitely the second happiest I've ever been. And it's...

 
 
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Dramatic indie adventure Vane is headed to PC 'soon'

Friend & Foe Games' obscure adventure Vane will be winging its way to PC in the very near future. The publisher noted that the strange puzzler, which launched on PS4 in December, would be arriving on the Steam platform "soon." Vane is a...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Back to Bed

Wake up for today's contest and you could win a Switch copy of Back to Bed! You might have heard that I like weird games. I like them so much that I've started rounding them up to share with you, the gentle readers, in a weekly feature. As ...

 
 
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Trine 4 seems to be on the right path

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is notorious for a few things. The first is that it radically changed the gameplay style from its predecessors, segmenting the fan base in the process. The other is that the relative failure of the game nearl...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Killer Chambers

Escape this bizarrely haunted mansion in today's contest for Killer Chambers! Ugh, I hate it when I get trapped in mansions that require me to solve puzzles and dodge obstacles in order to pass from room to room. It's just poor manners on t...

 
 
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Epic is giving out The Witness for free on PC

I was enthralled by The Witness when it first came out, and three years later, I feel like I'm in a place where I can go through the game again almost as if it were new. I've forgotten whole swaths of the island. I don't remember most of th...

 
 
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Tetris 99 gets a small sensitivity update

Arika's Tetris 99 just got a very small update on the surface: but for hardcore players, it's quite significant. In short the new patch (version 1.2.0) just altered the sensitivity settings, which now allow for both light and hard drop...

 
 
 
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SiNKR 2 has gotten its hooks in me

As I've grown older in age, I've developed an appreciation for minimalist puzzle games. There's something so appealing about playing a title that cuts out all of the excesses of the triple-A market and hones in on the mechanics that carry...

 
 
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Contest: Win The World Next Door

Open your mind by entering our contest for a Switch or Steam copy of The World Next Door! I've been following this one along with Dtoid for quite some time now. It just looks so...awesome, ya know? Like, my sort of game. I don't buy a ton o...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Golf Peaks

Golf is a very deceptive sport. While many people will bemoan how "boring" it is, they're only looking at it from the viewpoint of a spectator. Actually picking up a club and swinging at a ball will show you just how much technique goes i...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Golf Peaks

Puzzle me this with today's contest for Golf Peaks for Switch. Golf itself is stupid, but I've always enjoyed golf video games. Weird, right? It's like, I can drink as much at home playing virtual golf as I would on a real golf course, for ...

 
 
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This Captain Toad concept art is (chef kissy fingers emoji)

Thanks to the Switch and (3DS) Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker was given a new lease on life. The 2014 Wii U puzzler made some waves several years ago, but a modern update and some paid DLC is shooting it to the forefront in a way the origin...

 
 
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Contest: Win Minesweeper Genius for Switch, PS4, or Xbox One

Feel like a friggin' genius with today's contest: Win a Switch, PS4, or Xbox One copy of Minesweeper Genius. I love kooky, off-the-wall kinda stuff. Take Minesweeper Genius for instance -- the whole premise is that aliens have cloned Aristo...

 
 
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Review: ChromaGun (VR)

I knew someone had used the "chroma chameleon" tagline as soon as I typed it. But it was only in that split-second directly after letting the ink hit the digital page did I think to Google it: sure enough, our own Josh Tolent...

 
 
 
 
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Don't miss the limited-time Tetris Effect demo

Tetris Effect is such a treasure, and I hope everyone who hasn't taken a chance on it yet considers doing so soon. The limited-time demo is coming back on Friday, February 8 and it'll be playable until Monday, February 11. (Note: you'll nee...

 
 




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