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We played an hour of Borderlands 3 and now we're believers

Judging by the near-constant applause, Borderlands 3's central theme was ironically lost on most people in the crowd. There are two types of attendees at this event: Media and Influencer -- at least that's how the badges distinguish everyon...

 
 
 
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Splitgate: Arena Warfare has me thinking with portals

Splitgate, an arena shooter with portals, first jumped onto my radar when I stopped by the booth at PAX East just last month. My initial reaction was pure astonishment that nobody had done this yet. Surely someone started working ...

 
 
 
 
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Trine 4 seems to be on the right path

Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power is notorious for a few things. The first is that it radically changed the gameplay style from its predecessors, segmenting the fan base in the process. The other is that the relative failure of the game nearl...

 
 
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I'm not really feeling Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

It's hard to believe that the metroidvania genre nearly died a decade ago. With Konami and Nintendo basically moving on from the likes of Castlevania and Metroid, it fell on indie developers to continue the legacies that those series starte...

 
 
 
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Dangerous Driving may finally resurrect Burnout

The once proud Burnout series is not likely to make a comeback anytime soon. EA may have released a remastered version of Burnout Paradise last year, but arcade racers seem to have fallen out of style with the general public. That's a real ...

 
 
 
 
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The spirit of LucasArts lives on with 3 Minutes to Midnight

The point-and-click adventure genre has slowly been coming back into prominence over the last console generation. Starting with revivals of old LucasArts games from Telltale, the legendary Secret of Monkey Island got an HD port in 2009 and ...

 
 
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Manage your own interstellar gas station in Cosmo's Quickstop

Cosmo's Quickstop was certainly one of the more manic games I played on the PAX East floor, and in a good way. As the newest employee of an interstellar gas station, my job was to multi-task across customer needs including pumping spaceship...

 
 
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Nurture your own bird in Falcon Age

I've been following Falcon Age for some time ever since its bird GIFs on Twitter started making the rounds, boasting an adorable baby bird bouncing around and wearing miniature hats atop a gloved hand. I was certainly not disappointed ...

 
 
 
 
 
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Rage 2 seems like a by-the-numbers open-world affair

id Software's Rage was a bit of a mixed bag back when it released nearly a decade ago. Trying its damnedest to combine a bunch of different genres together, it felt nothing like id's back catalog, while lacking a clear identity of its own. ...

 
 
 
 
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SiNKR 2 has gotten its hooks in me

As I've grown older in age, I've developed an appreciation for minimalist puzzle games. There's something so appealing about playing a title that cuts out all of the excesses of the triple-A market and hones in on the mechanics that carry...

 
 
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Wrath: Aeon of Ruin is a great mixture of old and new

Before Wrath: Aeon of Ruin was announced, Destructoid's CJ had teased me by saying, "This game has you written all over it." I was very intrigued, but CJ is a man of his word and did not break embargo. Even when I was speculating about the ...

 
 
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Samurai Shodown is another return to form for SNK

SNK has a rich history of creating arcade classics for the Neo Geo hardware. SNK was easily the biggest rival to Capcom in terms of fighting game output. The '90s saw series like Art of Fighting, Fatal Fury, and King of Fighters pop up and ...

 
 
 




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mullon

I need to learn to be more patient when playing Cities Skylines and other city building

 
ObliqueZombie

Dauntless--the first ever EGS games Ive ever bothered to download--simply freezes after creating my Its happened 5 times in a row, in Needles to say, this has not changed my disposition towards the fucking

 
bong264

Two for one today on some classic 80s fantasy cheese :P

 
Michformer

As far as level intro shots go, Skull Island’s in Epic Mickey couldn’t be better The contrast between the Mouse and the contoured monolith eerily sets the mood for what’s to

 
Czar Kazem

One of my favorite new artists just put out a new song and its some noisey killer shit #arbitrarymetaltuesday

 
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Rayman legends on switch is a real swell And it also makes me sad that its been about 5, 6 years since it came Id rather like

 
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Sensors indicate a larger than expected quotient of wienerage in the last episode of Satisfaction levels dangerously

 
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Who wants cake?

 
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New Coke is coming back and I will be on the lookout for a pop-up vending I doubt I ever tried this in 1985 when I was

 
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New Coke is coming back and I will be on the lookout for a pop-up vending I doubt I ever tried this in 1985 when I was

 
 

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