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Why did I wait so long to play Undertale?

Have you ever been too intimidated to play a video game? I think I’m mature enough to say that I have been on multiple occasions. Usually, it’s with a survival horror title. I’m a sucker for the stories of those games, but...

 
 
 
 
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Zelda: Breath of the Wild cured my media burnout

These days, my mental health has been on the rocks. There's a myriad of factors involved, the pandemic being the most obvious contender, and I'm sure most people out there have been feeling something similar.  When the lockdown starte...

 
 
 
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Rewire the entire United States in Kemco's Electrician

For Famicom Friday, I cover a lot of obscure titles because I find it more fulfilling than regurgitating games that people have more likely heard of, but the downside is that the cream usually rises to the top. Often, you haven’t hear...

 
 
 
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How a tiny robot convinced me to visit Japan

It was pouring down rain on Akihabara. The girls dressed as maids had an extra layer of transparent raincoat on, and I was happy to find that basically every shop carries cheap, plastic umbrellas for 500 yen. I was exhausted after a two-wee...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Learn to plant bears in the ground in Koneko Monogatari

Do you remember the film The Adventures of Milo and Otis? I don’t. It was based on a 1986 Japanese film called Koneko Monogatari. It’s not bad, I guess, if you think you can trust critics. It’s about a kitten getting lost ...

 
 
 
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Why is it so hard to get a good Godzilla game?

As a sheltered and awkward child growing up, I really have to hand it to my childhood friend Tristan. Our friendship was always tricky (he was my best friend, but I wasn’t his), but growing up, he helped me come out of my shell. He al...

 
 
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Mind your manners and hold the door in Enix's Door Door

The official release date of the Nintendo Entertainment System was October 1985, but in truth, that was a test launch. Most people in North America didn’t have a chance to buy the console until Autumn of ‘86. At that point, the ...

 
 
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10 video game sequels that were better than the original

Doesn't matter which medium you're working with, sequels can be pretty bad. From low-budget cash-grabs to a follow-up that ruins the original work entirely, there are plenty of ways that they can disappoint. Video games have certainly had t...

 
 
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Abandon your individuality in EA's The Urbz: Sims in the City

In 2000, while humanity was crawling from the wreckage and trying to rebuild after the devastation of Y2K, The Sims exploded on the PC. It was an opportunity for people to look down upon their creations, trap them in the pool until they dro...

 
 
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Pop open an incognito tab, NSFW games have never been better

Ever since the first pixely penises flopped onto Atari screens in the early 1980s, erotic video games have earned a mainstream reputation of being heteronormative and, well, bad. A lot of erotic video games came from small software companie...

 
 
 
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Brush up on your suplexes for Tecmo's Tsuppari Oozumou

I don’t have much to say about the sport of sumo. It’s really old and has held onto many of its traditions. It’s also not difficult to get the gist of. Push the other rikishi out of the ring or knock them off their feet. B...

 
 
 
 




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I wonder if I could sell my old PC faster if I put Windows 11 on

 
Cathedral

Played the CrisTales demo and overall seems pretty Intrigued to see how the time mechanic works out over the length of the Gorgeous art style, of

 
taterchimp

Another tater stream Killing some teenagers and getting t-bagged, as per the

 
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Here in Planet Devito, we get an egg for this trying Time to explore more of this planet on tonights session of Blaster Master Zero 2!

 
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Sounds like PlayStation is doing another round of “invites” to get a I got one but unfortunately you can’t share the

 
Cathedral

Why dont we get the option to kick Charlotte off the cliff?

 
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Happy 5th Birthday, VA-11 HALL-A!!! Your chill, Cyberpunk vibes got me through some rough Sukeban Games released this art to celebrate the

 
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Final Fantasy IX is getting a childrens show adaptation and I Dont feel anything anymore

 
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