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Contest: Win The Hong Kong Massacre for Nintendo Switch

In today's contest you can win a Switch copy of violent action shooter The Hong Kong Massacre! Can't we all just get along? Apparently, not so much in Hong Kong. I wonder where it all went wrong? Ok I'll stop rhyming, please don't kick me i...

 
 
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Cyberpunk 2077 to face the censor's wrath in Japan

Despite having not yet played Cyberpunk 2077, (still hurts), it appears a relatively snug statement to suggest that CD Projekt RED's Night City adventure is going to have more than its fair share of sex, sleaze, and violence. After all, the...

 
 
 
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Review: Bloodroots

Okay, if I grab the hammer from that stump I can use it to take out two of those mooks guarding the shish kebab, then dash past the crush traps. The guy at the end of the trap line is wearing a pool floatie as armor, so I'll have to use a r...

 
 
 
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The Mortal Kombat film will be R-rated and feature fatalities

Everything is looking good for the upcoming Mortal Kombat film reboot. In addition to casting an excellent star in The Raid's Joe Taslim, screenwriter Greg Russo has confirmed that the movie will be an R-rated venture. Not only that, but fa...

 
 
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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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Contest: Strap on a partner for a Steam copy of TwinCop

Get cuffed to your partner in today's contest for a Steam copy of TwinCop! I swear, my decision to stick with consoles and not burden myself with the endless struggle of dealing with PC hardware, software, flaccidware, and everything in bet...

 
 
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Review: Smash Hit Plunder

You hear stories all the time of people getting motion sickness from playing VR games. It sucks. Hell, in reviewing this game I let all of my roommates try out virtual reality for the first time and, out of the four of us, one actually got ...

 
 
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Ubisoft backtracks on Rainbow Six Siege censorship

Several weeks ago, we reported on Ubisoft's plans to make alterations to its strategic online shooter Rainbow Six Siege. These aesthetic changes would remove bloodstains, sexual references, gambling references and skulls from Siege's maps, ...

 
 
 
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MPAA celebrates 50 years of screwing up movie ratings

The Motion Picture Association of America, or MPAA, introduced a ratings system and censorship board in 1968 as a means for the industry to self-regulate the content in their movies. If you have any knowledge of the movie industry, you know...

 
 
 
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A batch of horrific Corpse Party games are headed west on PC

XSeed Games is working on bringing four more localisations of the uber-grim Corpse Party titles to PC players in the west. The four titles are Corpse Party: Book of Shadows, Corpse Party: Blood Drive, Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hys...

 
 
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Review: Fist of the North Star - Lost Paradise

For many western '80s kids, Akira was their first introduction to anime, with Katsuhiro Otomo's dystopian classic being one of the first anime movies to get a major push by the mainstream media. For me, however, my first anime encounter was...

 
 
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Road Redemption is finally heading to consoles this fall

Road Redemption, the Road Rash inspired motorcycle brawler, is heading to consoles in the very near future. TripWire Interactive has announced that the game will be heading to Xbox One, PS4 and Switch in fall 2018. This new port will retain...

 
 
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Contest: Get your Glocks greased for Guns, Gore & Cannoli 2

I really miss the days of the side-scrolling run-and-gun shooter. It's such a fun and cathartic genre, and I'm shocked that not every game allows you to run around like a lunatic blasting fools left and right. Let's give out a nice, chaotic...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Milanoir

In the mid-1960s, the rise of western films produced and directed by Italian auteurs gave birth to a new subgenre of film, the Spaghetti Western. Notable for overdramatizing conflicts, unique audio and visual editing, and eschewing or outri...

 
 
 
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Players have agency, and they're not afraid to use it

This week, a piece written by Alfie Bown, author of The PlayStation Dreamworld, was published in The Guardian. The core argument of the piece was that video games inherently, and particularly recently, project far-right tendencies onto play...

 
 
 




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Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster"The demon who wore tennis shoes"

 

Path of Exile: Ultimatum"Patch 3.14 brings the blood, sweat, and more blood"

 

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Godzilla: Singular Point finally wrapped up its first season in Japan, and it should be airing on Netflix next Ive heard nothing but good things coming out of it, so Im

 
 

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