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Coffee Talk will finally open its doors on January 30

It's been a little while since we last heard from Toge Productions' Coffee Talk, but it's finally time to don your apron, as the fantasy barista sim will be hitting PC and consoles on January 30.Set in a world of elves, pixies and other fan...

 
 
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Black Book is an adventure RPG about witches and demons

You probably aren't short on games to play, but here's another contender for your 2020 Steam wishlist. Black Book is a 19th-century adventure with a bit of deckbuilding that's rooted in Slavic folklore. It's a tale about Vasilisa, a w...

 
 
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Contest: Pong and a KitchenAid made love, birthed TOASTERBALL

In today's contest, we're giving away copies of wacky and weird multiplayer game Toasterball! You guys know how much I love weird stuff. I don't have to keep telling you -- but you can bet your sweet ass I won't stop. Today's prey is a nice...

 
 
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VVVVVV creator Terry Cavanagh releases source code

The source code for one of the greatest video games of the last decade, VVVVVV, has been released to the public by its creator Terry Cavanagh. The surprise drop happened during AGDQ, after runner Mohoc's crazy 100% run, which was held to co...

 
 
 
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Wargroove to receive free expansion DLC next month

Great news for fans of tactical adventure title Wargroove, as developer/publisher Chucklefish has announced a new expansion is headed to the game in February. What's more, this new DLC will be coming free-of-charge to all players! Neato.The...

 
 
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Studio MDHR previewed a few pages from The Art of Cuphead

It's tough to fully appreciate the craftsmanship in Cuphead's art design when you're battling bosses or running and gunning through foe-filled gauntlets. With that in mind, I'm looking forward to cozying up with The Art of Cuphead, a 264-pa...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Sci-fi strategy shooter Void Bastards rated for PS4

The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) board isn't done dropping reveals just yet. Alongside the statutory body's recent rumblings about Metro Redux for Nintendo Switch, PEGI has also released a new rating for irreverent first-person shoo...

 
 
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Untitled Goose Game pinches one million sales to date

It seems like forever and a day since I first wrote about the appearance of a quirky-looking puzzle game about an "asshole goose", and although it took a couple of years and some slight controversy, House House's beautiful mischief maker Un...

 
 
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Today's free Epic Games Store release is Hello Neighbor

Just a quick note this New Year's Eve Eve to remind you all that Epic Games Store is continuing its 12 Days of Christmas promotion, offering up free games every 24 hours for the... well... 12 days of Christmas. Like that song. FIVE GOLD RIN...

 
 
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Hyper Light Drifter is your free game of the day

Another day, another free game. That's how the cookie crumbles and the library grows with Epic's 12 Days of Free Games. Today, it's Hyper Light Drifter, a gorgeous action adventure RPG from 2016. Developer Heart Machine meticulously crafted...

 
 
 
 
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The most woefully under-exposed Switch eShop games of 2019

When Nintendo first entered the fray of online storefronts with the Wii Shop Channel, you were lucky to get one great game a month on the service. The scarcity of high-profile, critically acclaimed titles helped standouts like World of Goo,...

 
 
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Celeste is free today at the Epic Games Store

Another decorated PC game has gone free for the day over at the Epic Games Store. Celeste isn't just a fiercely challenging pixel platformer, it's also beautiful and heartfelt. We latched onto it so much that we ended up naming it our Best ...

 
 
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Review: SuperMash

SuperMash looked like one of the standouts during Nintendo's recent Indie World Showcase, a genre-defying retro throwback to early Nintendo titles which seemed perfect for the Switch. Surprisingly, the game had already launched one day befo...

 
 
 
 
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I'm so down for Blasphemous DLC in early 2020

I've done just about everything I want to do in Blasphemous, but I've been feeling its call lately, almost to the point of another playthrough. I'm looking for an excuse to spend more time in this wretched world – a surefire sign that...

 
 
 
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Cutesy Switch adventure Skellboy pushed back to January 30

Developer Umaiki Games and publisher Fabraz have announced that Skellboy is the latest in a long line of games to push back its release date. The bone-rattling adventure game - initially scheduled for launch this month, will now arrive on N...

 
 




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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: Rise of the Phoenix"A lukewarm pot of gumbo, chere"

 

SuperMash"We're using the GOOD potatoes"

 

Wattam"'So I just did me some talking to the sun'"

 

MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries"Mech, mech, goose"

 

Tools Up"Good bones"

 

Shovel Knight: King of Cards"Also, some thoughts on Showdown"

 
 
 

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Lord Spencer

Weekly Update, here are the games I am currently Those between bracket I am going to review when completed: - - -Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (Switch) -Fast RMX (Switch) -Nioh: DLC(PS4)

 
homeoftheblues

Happy birthday to Wes and Panda both! Hopefully you found something on your special days to bring you

 
PatBateman17

Happy bday Panda!!!!

 
PatBateman17

Welp, at 15 hours that’s my first game of the year beat with Luigi’s Mansion 3 (entirely in I’d give it a I liked it and it was charming and fun for a while, but had major filler towards the end and collectibles felt

 
Tricerapops

I am loving that so much of Doom Eternals OST reminds me of Jesper Kyds early Particularly the Batman and Robin Genesis Great, great

 
Dennis Carden

Happy birthday Panda! I know that the image is addressed to the anime character she uses as her avatar, but dammit it’s still thematically appropriate!

 
RiffRaff

Happy Birthday RoboPanda! Hope all is well! Everyone should add more dtoiders to their friends lists with Pandas amazing guide! (Link in comments)

 
Vesalius

Haven’t seen Robo Panda Z in awhile, but just in case, happy birthday! Thanks for all that you’ve done with the community here!

 
CJ Andriessen

Ad Astra? More like Ad Asstra!

 
absolutfreak

Ive finally beaten Nuclear Throne! 104 hours in total before I was able to do I used Fish, wielding a shovel and a

 
 

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