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Review: Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows: The Dalaran Heist

Competition has been good for Hearthstone. Even though Artifact never really found an audience, other digital Collectible Card Games (CCGs) like Eternal and Magic The Gathering: Arena have provided some legitimate alternative...

 
 
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Review: Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the NecroDancer

Music has always been a monumental part of Zelda's worldwide success. Nintendo even crafted an entire concert series out of its legacy. Crypt of the NecroDancer is a game that's literally all about music. It's a match made in heaven.

 
 
 
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Review: Draugen

Graavik looks like a postcard. A small village nestled alongside a larger-than-life fjord, the town's pastoral architecture and scenic landscape combine to create an impossibly beautiful place. Anyone would be lucky to wind up here, amid an...

 
 
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Review: Void Bastards

Jonathan Chey, one of the brilliant minds responsible System Shock 2, is behind Void Bastards. That's a huge deal for many people, myself included. Someone with that sort of development mind created a first-person shooter roguelike? Co...

 
 
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Review: Gato Roboto

Don’t tell cats, but they’re a mere few steps away from ruling the world. Sure, they may look cute, but they run the internet, an estimated 36 million American households own at least one, and your aunt owns 12. Heck, it’s...

 
 
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Review: Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth

We're officially in Persona 5 overdrive mode. While every Persona game runs the risk of being overexposed, the people over at Atlus are really looking out for the Phantom Thieves, as they've already gotten their rhythm spinoff, and are set ...

 
 
 
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Review: Crystal Crisis

For whatever reason, Capcom has been quite reluctant to give fans a sequel to the cult classic Super Puzzle Fighter II Turbo. The game has seen an HD remake and a mobile spin-off that's no longer available, but a true sequel, utilizing any ...

 
 
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Review: Outer Wilds

I didn't even last ten minutes into my first session with Outer Wilds, the intriguing open-world adventure game from Annapurna Interactive and Mobius Digital. A freshly minted astronaut from the tiny world of Timber Hearth, I took a bit too...

 
 
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Review: Blood & Truth

Sony has been putting its money where its mouth is when it comes to VR: arguably more so than the Vita. They've partnered with tons of third-party studios and even crafted some projects of their own, like SIE London's own Blood & Truth....

 
 
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Review: Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted

Leave it to virtual reality to get me swept up in the Five Nights at Freddy's craze. While Help Wanted will resonate best with players who are already familiar with Scott Cawthon's wacky world of killer animatronics, it's still perfectly pa...

 
 
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Review: Mordhau

When I first saw Mordhau, I assumed it was the next game from the Chivalry developers. Nope! It was just a Kickstarted passion project that was inspired by the aforementioned hack and slash. Either way, it's got some great Chivalry&nbs...

 
 
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Review: Pathologic 2

I can hear the earth speak. It cries out with a low rumble, begging for blood to anyone who knows how to listen. I have seen Death. Or at least one of its faces. I have naively pushed back against its advances like only a human can. Death i...

 
 
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Review: Total War: Three Kingdoms

I'm not sure there is a better time period for video game adaptations than the Han dynasty period of ancient China. Filled to the brim with heroic individuals, grand battles, and personal drama, that historical setting is most famous for be...

 
 
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Review: Observation

For once, we aren't playing as the poor soul that ran afoul of a too-smart-for-its-own-good artificial intelligence. In Observation, a near-future sci-fi thriller from Stories Untold developer No Code and publisher Devolver Digital, the tab...

 
 
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Review: Layers of Fear 2

If you ever want to experience a haunted house from the comfort of your own home, Layers of Fear would like to have a word. The first spooky-door-opening adventure was about a delusional painter's lonely descent into madness in a Victorian ...

 
 
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Review: Spark the Electric Jester 2

Since the release of Sonic Adventure 2 back in 2001, Sonic has just gone down a very unfortunate path of potential bestiality, becoming a werehog, one too many Crush 40 concerts, blue arms, Twitter, and now possibly looking like a product o...

 
 
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Review: Lapis X Labyrinth

One of the pitfalls of being a game reviewer is I’m always trying to find a deeper meaning to the titles I review. If I were a book reviewer, or a film or TV reviewer, this would be an easier task as one expects to find imagery and hi...

 
 
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Review: Rage 2

Avalanche is a weird as hell company with a wild track record. The same umbrella that brought us the beloved Just Cause 2 also gave us the maligned Generation Zero. They’re an open world box of chocolates: you never know how much busy...

 
 
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Review: Everybody's Golf VR

The PlayStation 5 may be looming on the horizon, but that doesn't mean Sony is done supporting PlayStation VR. Even as someone who bought the headset at launch, I'm as surprised as anyone to see new games continue to pop up. The 2019 releas...

 
 
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Review: Bubsy - Paws on Fire!

Once again, '90s kind-of-but-not-quite-an-icon Bubsy the Bobcat has graced video gaming with his presence. Originally appearing in Accolade's 1993 title Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind, Bubsy was one in a long line of wisecrack...

 
 
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Review: A Plague Tale - Innocence

Every now and then, a title shows up on the video game market that has all the passion and talent of the "AAA gaming" scene, but without the budget or the marketing machine of a Warner Bros. or an Activision in its corner. Despite this, som...

 
 
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Review: Team Sonic Racing

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is one of the best racing games of all time: in fact, it might be the best. That's not hyperbole, as you only need to race one lap on the exploding, multi-layered Skies of Arcadia track to feel ...

 
 
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Review: Blood: Fresh Supply

When you hear people throwing around classic FPS games of the '90s, a lot of the same names come up. Doom, Quake, Duke Nukem 3D, Wolfenstein 3D. These were all genre-defining moments happening a few years apart from each other. Each game ha...

 
 




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Hearthstone: Rise of Shadows: The Dalaran Heist"Very possibly a new record for colons in an article title"

 

Draugen"A fjord in the nord"

 

Void Bastards"Space truckin'"

 

Gato Roboto"Domo Arigato"

 

Trover Saves the Universe"Oh geeze, Trover"

 

Crystal Crisis"Super Puzzle Strangers II Turbo"

 

Outer Wilds"No Man's Retry"

 
 
 

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ChandlerS04

If Cadence of Hyrule isnt your type of gameplay at least pick up that FamilyJules is the guitarist and its amazing

 
JcDent

Oriental Empires: Total Warcrimes

 
Retrofraction

Man the Pichu nerfs are

 
Rasori

Quick question, As someone who really enjoyed The Witcher 3, is The Witcher 2 worth a playthrough? or is it different?

 
Electric Reaper

In numbers of unique series (from what Ive seen) of manga: Magical Girl gender bender > Isekai gender bender > Crime gender That last one has the largest range in

 
JcDent

Am starting to suspect there might be some animu in this

 
Dennis Carden

It may not be #ArbitraryMetalTuesday, but fuck Have some Ningen Because this band is all kinds of Just some good old school heavy/doom That, and just look at them go! Metal is kind of fabulous

 
M Randy

Happy Father’s Day, mother

 
JcDent

Anyone got some games from the Fanatical mystery box they want to trade? Heres stuff I dont

 
Retrofraction

Okay so French vanilla icecream and Sugar Only Dr Pepper is amazing

 
 

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