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Empire of Sin is a dream game for John and Brenda Romero

Nintendo's E3 Direct was full of a ton of surprises, but one of the more striking was the announcement of Empire of Sin. Feeling completely out of place for Nintendo's family-friendly image, the short teaser showed mobsters gunning down oth...

 
 
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Total War: Three Kingdoms gets a lot bloodier next week

Total War: Three Kingdoms, Sega's wonderful new strategy game based on ancient China, will be getting some gory DLC next week. Releasing on Thursday, June 27, 2019, the "Reign of Blood" effects pack will bring a bunch of blood and "mature-...

 
 
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John Wick Hex proves licensed games don't have to suck

When envisioning a John Wick video game, most people's minds would probably jump to a traditional shooter. The film franchise is based around a retired assassin gunning thugs down and punching others in the throat, so some kind of third-p...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Total War: Three Kingdoms sold best in China

When a Three Kingdoms game comes out I kind of look at it like EA and football projects: I just assume that Koei Tecmo did it. But naturally that's not always the case, and Sega/Creative Assembly really cleaned up with Total War: Three...

 
 
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Review: Total War: Three Kingdoms

I'm not sure there is a better time period for video game adaptations than the Han dynasty period of ancient China. Filled to the brim with heroic individuals, grand battles, and personal drama, that historical setting is most famous for be...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review in Progress: Total War: Three Kingdoms

When you think of what a teenager might like, the first thing that pops into your mind probably isn't history. But for one reason or another, the History Channel was my jam in high school. I loved watching old documentaries about World War ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Anno 1800 has become the fastest selling entry in the series

Anno 1800 has become the fastest selling entry in the 20-year series. Ubisoft excitedly announced the news along with a bunch of other figures for how popular 1800 has become. Despite being exclusive to the Uplay and Epic Games stores, 1800...

 
 
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Review: Imperator: Rome

This review will be pretty simple if you fit a certain niche criteria. Did you enjoy past Paradox grand strategy games? Do you enjoy ancient history? Is the only thing holding you back from becoming a dictator a lack of power? If you answer...

 
 
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Review: Anno 1800

I've never understood math. I was terrible at it in school - I had to take remedial summer math classes before I could be admitted into my high school - and ever since I've either shied away from any pastime involving calculation, or when i...

 
 
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Planet Zoo will let you create your perfect fantasy zoo

Frontier Development (the developer behind Planet Coaster and Jurassic World Evolution) has announced that Planet Zoo will be its next project. Continuing the trend of resurrecting our childhood past times, this latest title will be anothe...

 
 
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Review in Progress: Anno 1800

A confession: In my entire life, I have never played a single Anno game.  Oh sure, I am, at least, aware of the Anno series. The long-running strategy franchise is terrifically influential to many PC gamers, and it's hard not ...

 
 




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Rudorlf

Holy shit, they brought this cancelled game back from the dead? I mean itll inevitably still be an outdated game at this point, but even as a non-Bionicle fan (I did played the 2003 Bionicle game back then), this is still something Im interesting

 
Snaileb

I dont know how to Heres me taking out a More to come?

 
Zalno

Im one of like five people whos excited for this, but fuck Modern AAA games dont hold a candle to a fixed-up, unreleased, JANK-ass PC game based on muthafuggin BIONICLE!

 
Shinkz

Preorders for both are live on Amazon UK!

 
mullon

Where the Hell is the new Shovel Knight DLC?

 
Kerrik52

Heres my wisdom of the day: Zone of the Enders 2 is harder than I remembered and Tales of Legendia is weird as

 
FakePlasticTree

Made a short video showing how to unlock Tiger Drop for those playing Judgment/Judge

 
JcDent

More violence against heads than in a Counter-Strike headshot

 
Shinkz

Bomb Chicken Super fun little game and getting some of those gems is Moving on to Kirby! 4 levels in and its I dont know why so many people shit talk it? Unless it nose dives at some point?

 
Parismio

Been playing Bloodstained on the switch today and its pretty good so It has consistent 30fps with I think 720p with a few noticable drops here and It might feel a little I think it has input lag on the SW version as So far its good

 
 

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