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Devolver Digital got me high on Weedcraft

I have to admit my perception of Devolver Digital has been somewhat limited. Until just last week, I primarily knew the company for its candy-cane colored logo with the old-west font, its ostentatious E3 presentations featuring Chief S...

 
 
 
 
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Preview: The Messenger

The Messenger is the game I walked away from PAX East this year swooning over. The NES-style platformer takes clear inspiration from Ninja Gaiden. Thierry Boulanger, the lead programmer and designer, has been upfront about that from th...

 
 
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Below could make you forget that you're bleeding to death

Ask someone why they chose something, anything - from what type of sandwich to eat, to who they voted for in the last election - and chances are their reasoning will boil down to one statement "It felt right." We may like to think that we'r...

 
 
 
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Boss Golf has all the charm of the '90s 'Tycoon' games

"Tycoon" style games used to be all the rage in the late ‘90s. After Rollercoaster Tycoon proved the formula was popular, various knock-offs flooded the casual PC market and made it incredibly easy to pick up a tycoon game for your pr...

 
 
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Magic: The Gathering Arena closed beta impressions

Magic: The Gathering means a lot of different things to different people. For some, it's a highly competitive game where the meta has to be followed and the sideboard is always ready. For others, it's a casual kitchen table game to play whe...

 
 
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Pool Panic is brilliantly stupid

People often assume that lighthearted comedies all lack depth, or that their creators don't work just as hard as those that specialize in other genres. This is part of why we so rarely see a comedy film win an Oscar. Knowing this makes me ...

 
 
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A creepy and lewd hands-on impression with Lust for Darkness

I had the chance recently to sit down and play an early preview build of Lust for Darkness on PC from developer Movie Games, which oddly enough, was also the final Steam Greenlight game. Successfully Kickstarted last year, the game is set t...

 
 
 
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Watch me play Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom badly

This weekend at Namco Bandai's "Level Up" event in Paris, I had the chance to sit down with RPG Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom, sequel to Studio Ghibli's Wrath of the White Witch, released back in 2013.I had previously tried Ni no Kuni II ...

 
 
 
 
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My emotional EGX-perience with Detroit: Become Human

"Hello. Welcome to Detroit..."It was a warm and friendly voice, but it was coming from a young woman with a hollow, vacant face, stood in a pose like she was at one with the universe, yet ready to pounce into action at a second's notice. Th...

 
 
 
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I'm excited to watch Hidden Agenda

At E3 2017, Until Dawn developer Supermassive Games seemingly simultaneously announced Bravo Team, Inpatient, and Hidden Agenda. We didn't cover Hidden Agenda much, so to catch you up it's a story driven game with choices and quick-ti...

 
 
 
 
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Dragon Ball FighterZ is the Marvel vs. Capcom we deserve

One of the more prominent reactions from the online community when Dragon Ball FighterZ was first announced was that the anticipation for it seemed to eclipse the already announced Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite. The more cynica...

 
 
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Runner 3 trades Bit.Trip for a rocketship

Hard as it may be to believe, the Bit.Trip series has been around since 2009. The franchise got its start on the Wii, and developers Choice Provisions have had a close relationship with Nintendo since the studio's inception. Runner 3&n...

 
 
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Amazon's Breakaway might be the next great eSport

[Edit: The article originally stated that the author had spoken with Breakaway's Executive Producer, Matthew Priestley. This has been corrected; the author spoke with the Senior Producer, Michael Willette.] Last Friday, I visited Amazon's S...

 
 




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WILFoftheblues

So the girl child got her braces off her teeth today and a week from today I will be the next one sporting a metal Adult braces should be a nice

 
Chris Hovermale

Ya know, when Nintendo announced their plans to let other studios handle their IPs more often? I never imagined theyd give indie studios that Cadence of Hyrule could be the start of an amazing trend,

 
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So, looks like Yahtzee is waiting until the summer games drought to review Devil May Cry Yeesh, I heard Left Alive was bad, but I didnt think it would be

 
Riff Raff

So, first impression after a good hour and first world of Blaster Master 0-2: its great! Definitely a bit more challenging and some mechanics in place to prevent spamming the fuck outta that beam gun that goes through walls

 
RenaudB90

We live in a world where Microsoft is bringing Xbox live and their 1st party titles to Switch while Epic tries to become the PC gaming monopoly people accuse Steam of Its like were in Bizarro

 
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Sure Nindies are awesome BUT NEW STANGER THINGS TRAILER!

 
Tohsaka

The Outer Worlds now has an exclusivity deal with Epic (and technically MS Store but Wont be out on Steam until 12 months after

 
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I totally forgot or never knew the main character of Necrodancers name was

 
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I put together a little video of my Mii Brawler being cool, if you wanna

 
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You know, this Nindies Direct had me at Cuphead, but then they announced Blaster Master Zero II and Crypt of the NecroDancer X Zelda crossover, and Im just like:

 
 

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