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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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198X takes you back to '80s arcades

I'm gonna break away from my normal shtick of weird shit and animals for something a little more grounded, but no less esoteric. Growing up playing video games in public, in arcades, now counts as esoteric, right? 198X looks to tickle that ...

 
 
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(Update) Chex Quest gets a third episode after 22 years

[Update: As was brought to my attention by Destructoid contributor Adzuken, Chex Quest 3 is actually not brand new. Released in 2008 by Jacobi as an unofficial add-on, today marks the first time it is being endorsed by General Mills. It is...

 
 
 
 
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'Hyped' doesn't even cover it for the new Rugrats reboot

Drum roll, and cue the gloriously satisfying theme song, because Tommy, Dil, Angelica, Chuckie, Phil and Lil are back! More than ten years since Rugrats went off air, Nickelodeon and Paramount Players have just announced that the lovable 90...

 
 
 
 
 
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Read-Only Memories: Animal Crossing

[While Mother's Day has come and gone, it's never too late to recall childhood-defining moments regarding the person that so fitfully heaved us into this world. Our new friend Adzuken weaves a beautiful tapestry of how gaming with her mothe...

 
 
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Do you remember?: Comix Zone

When we were young teens, me and my brother laid claim to the basement. The rest of the house was neat and orderly, a pastel world of floral designs and tasteful drapes. But, the basement was ours. A savage land of hand-me-down sofas, coffe...

 
 
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PlayStation 4 is getting a nostalgic PS2-style theme

I'm not sure how many of you mess around with alternate themes, but this new "Legacy Dashboard" dynamic theme for PlayStation 4 is going to turn some heads. It brings back fond PS2 memories. The theme was put together by Truant Pixel "with...

 
 
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What are your experiences with arcade gaming?

Like roughly 90% of the rest of the world, I spent the days leading up to Halloween watching the second season of Stranger Things, which takes place in 1984. Nintendo didn't hit North America until 1985, so kids like the Stranger Thing...

 
 
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I'm going to be a better Tamagotchi owner this time

Admittedly, I was never the most responsible Tamagotchi owner out there but, if given a second chance, I think I could raise one of these little digital creatures right. I'll feed it, clean up after it, the works! Two decades later, Bandai ...

 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
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Sometimes, the enemy makes the game

[There are not many feelings in this world, besides sex, that are as satisfying as besting an enemy that genuinely tests your skill. When you come out on top, you feel like a total badass. Not because it was easy but because it wasn’t...

 
 
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This 1998 BioShock demake is something else

This gets my vote for today's coolest thing (that isn't new but is new to me). 98DEMAKE is a YouTube creator who takes modern video games and imagines what they might've looked like had they originally released in 1998. I've seen plenty of ...

 
 
 
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You are cordially invited to King Knight's debut at PAX West

[Header courtesy of Saraharcana on DeviantArt] Shovel Knight is the game that keeps on giving. Already packed to the brim with three individual campaigns to play, Yacht Club Games is following through on its Kickstarter promise of a fourth ...

 
 
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A collection of gaming memories

[I never owned a current-gen console as a kid, and I really didn’t mind that much either. CowBearSnail takes me back to a time, before the internet, when others’ opinions didn’t have as much sway over the way I played vide...

 
 




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Tohsaka

I still got some ideas

 
able to think

Been mentally all over the place with obsessive unpleasant My shrink gave me a Lexapro and my mom told me to smoke some weed to help sort my thoughts Well the pills are in the box for my night Now its time to take moms

 
JcDent

Just watched One Upon a Time in Hollywood and it fucking this directors trademark is underselling what happened in the movie so hard that SEC should investigate

 
Electric Reaper

David Koch, a corrupting billionaire, has

 
Riley1sCool

I gotta recommend Mega Man 8 Bit Good shit, and its free for Great boss fights, doesnt require you to have the original Skulltag or

 
Shinkz

So very Must be protected

 
taterchimp

Best dog toys ever

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Rocket League looks rather pretty when its not going at 10FPS on my last Also, that banner looks kinda

 
Lex

So, anyone interested in a key for Serial Cleaner? And by that I mean to play it not to sell the key on Wow thats one boring 500th post

 
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Cheers Netherrealm, another winner:

 
 

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