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Review: Super Mario Maker 2

Super Mario Maker is one of those console defining games. On the Wii U, it represented one of the best uses of the system's tablet controller and offered players a chance to show off their level design skills in the one way Nintendo wo...

 
 
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Review: Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things 3: The Game is a note-for-note retelling of Stranger Things season three, released day and date with the popular Netflix series. If you haven't seen it, Stranger Things (the show) draws influence from sev...

 
 
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Review: Blazing Chrome

I took one look at Blazing Chrome and was ready to play it. I spent countless hours engrossed in games like Metal Slug and Contra, and I just don't mean the classics, as more modern editions like Shattered Soldier and Hard Corps: Uprising a...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Quest Builders 2

Dragon Quest Builders is one of the only games on the market that arguably does Minecraft better than Minecraft. It took the open-world, craft-em-up gameplay of the possibly best-selling game of all time and gave it all meaning, a...

 
 
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Review: Dr. Mario World

The more I heard about Dr. Mario World the more I wanted in. The idea of multiple characters from the Mario-verse donning doctor outfits beyond the scope of just Mario and Luigi was a sight to behold: I mean Bowser in a coat helping cu...

 
 
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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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Review: SolSeraph

A modern-day interpretation of ActRaiser feels like a gift straight from the heavens. The fondly remembered Super Nintendo classic was a novel concept back in the day, and all these years later, it still stands out. ActRaiser offered an int...

 
 
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Review: Senran Kagura: Peach Ball

The Senran Kagura series is in a bit of a tough spot right now. Kenichiro Takaki, the creator of the franchise, announced in March that he was leaving developer Marvelous, feeling he was being restricted on what kind of content he coul...

 
 
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Review: The Friends of Ringo Ishikawa

High school is typically one of the most confusing times in a person's life. Unsure of what your future will be and how you fit into the world, teens deal with existentialism in various ways. Some stick to studying and become straight-A stu...

 
 
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Review: Sea of Solitude

The sea is loneliness. That's not a spoiler for Sea of Solitude, the latest effort from Berlin-based indie studio Jo-Mei, and a game that, since its announcement some years ago, has been fairly explicit about its allegorical nature, and its...

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers

I've been putting Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers through its paces, but now that I've completed the new campaign and have toiled away at the current endgame, it's time to really weigh in. The short version? It brings it.

 
 
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Review: The Sinking City

The Sinking City is without a doubt a love letter to H. P. Lovecraft's work. Even going as far as being set within the same universe, specifically The Shadow over Innsmouth, and directly references those events and plenty more from Lov...

 
 
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Review: Samurai Shodown

Fighting games had mostly died off before Capcom resurrected the genre with Street Fighter IV in 2008. While there were plenty of niche titles to fill the void in between, nothing had grabbed the public's attention like what Capcom's reviva...

 
 
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Review: Overcooked 2 - Night of the Hangry Horde

At this point, with the debut of Night of the Hangry Horde, I can safely recommend that everyone who digs Overcooked 2 should get the season pass at their convenience. It's twenty bucks well spent. Ghost Town has proven that it knows how to...

 
 
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Review: Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled

It's been a little over a week since I first started ripping up the roads in Activision's latest nostalgia-tickling remake Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled. This new release – already destined for long-term success given the constant sa...

 
 
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Review: Valve Index

Are you ready for another VR headset to hit the market? Kinda? Too bad! Valve thinks so, and I've been putting the Index headset through its paces for the past month. My verdict? It's mostly a win for Valve, even if it isn't a massive shift...

 
 
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Review: Judgment

Watching a little old niche series like Yakuza rise to stardom was a wild thing to witness. Playing those silly games in my living room while Sega waffled on whether or not to localize them was a markedly different time: now it would b...

 
 
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Review: My Friend Pedro

My Friend Pedro is a ballistic game of skill, timing, reflexes, and, surprisingly, efficient time management. This new title from Swedish indie outfit DeadToast Entertainment falls under the highly-replayable score-attack genre, of which p...

 
 
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Review: Amid Evil

With the release of DUSK last year, publisher New Blood Interactive cemented its status as retro FPS gods. Living up to the hype completely, the classicly inspired shooter recreated an era of gaming that many thought was lost. In a way, you...

 
 
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Review: Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Bloodstained will probably live forever in the memory of those who backed it on Kickstarter. It was part of the "actually creators can rebuke publishers and do their own thing" era of the crowdfunding platform, alongside of projects like Mi...

 
 
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Review: Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows: The Dalaran Heist

Competition has been good for Hearthstone. Even though Artifact never really found an audience, other digital Collectible Card Games (CCGs) like Eternal and Magic The Gathering: Arena have provided some legitimate alternative...

 
 
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Review: Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer

Music has always been a monumental part of Zelda's worldwide success. Nintendo even crafted an entire concert series out of its legacy. Crypt of the NecroDancer is a game that's literally all about music. It's a match made in heaven.

 
 
 
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Review: Draugen

Graavik looks like a postcard. A small village nestled alongside a larger-than-life fjord, the town's pastoral architecture and scenic landscape combine to create an impossibly beautiful place. Anyone would be lucky to wind up here, amid an...

 
 
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Review: Void Bastards

Jonathan Chey, one of the brilliant minds responsible System Shock 2, is behind Void Bastards. That's a huge deal for many people, myself included. Someone with that sort of development mind created a first-person shooter roguelike? Co...

 
 




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whybmonotacrab

Anyone watch Counterpart? Im up to ep 7 of season 1 and its Its like Fringe meets The Cold war between alternate dimensions with JK I definitely recommend!

 
Tohsaka

I streamed some SMM2 Audio for mes a bit quiet because I was facing away from the mic in another part of the room but it was a kind of impromptu deal and I wasnt expecting my stream to

 
hlarge4

Almost done with Metro 2033, but boy howdy doni have little motivation left to finish On the other hand, at the end of Wolfenstein New Order and it just keeps getting better everytime I play Next up, DMC V, wolfenstein 2 or finish Gears series

 
taterchimp

Pausing at the climax of the Golden Deer route to watch TI and grab a Had Brazilian Steakhouse for Its a change of pace for the month that life is pretty good right now

 
Gamemaniac3434

Just watched Howard the And it sure wasnt That said weve watched a lot worse than it by this point, and honestly if it wasnt for the George Lucas connection it would be another throwaway 80s

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

So I was taking care of my friends cat and dog and living at their They got home tonight, so now Im back at my The little taste of freedom was nice, and their talk about wanting to achieve their dreams makes me wanna do the same

 
Haklen57

Lauras voice is so on point for me that this is the second song/cover of hers I binge non-stop this

 
JuIc3

If youre going to drink Malibu, just shoot Dont waste your time mixing Might as well be drinking

 
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Just watched into the florpus! Its like Zim never left, its so With my tablet broke Im having to go back to traditional sketches for a bit which is gonna be hard to get used to

 
 

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