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YIIK is precisely the right amount of weird

Weirdness is a taut rope to walk -- too little and it distracts, too much and it's overpowering. It has to be just the right amount, mixed with enough sincerity to keep the whole affair from feeling twee or, even worse, smug. From what I pl...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rodea: The Sky Soldier might be a bumpy ride

My first flight with Rodea: The Sky Soldier wasn't a smooth one. But perhaps that's to be expected of a title that's seen such a turbulent development history. The project went dark shortly after its initial announcement in 2010, ...

 
 
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Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash feels just right

Its reveal came and went without much enthusiasm during Nintendo's lackluster E3 2015 Digital Event but, you know what, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash is fun as hell. I played a match against a random attendee and won through liberal use of...

 
 
 
 
 
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Splatoon features Nintendo's best use of amiibo yet

Day one DLC is a tricky thing. If it's too good, people will howl that it should have been in the stand alone game at launch. If it sucks, then you can bet your sweet bippy that dogs will hunt. All of that goes triple for anything amiibo r...

 
 
 
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Mekazoo has a cheeky rhyme for tricky gameplay

“When in doubt, switch them out.” Sage-like advice, really. That’s what Mekazoo’s creative director Jarrett Slavin had to tell me to do when I showed obvious struggles playing his demo. I’m no stranger to platf...

 
 
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RIVE was my favorite twin-stick shooter at PAX East

When I learned that Netherlands-based Two Tribes Studios (Toki Tori & Toki Tori 2) was bringing its snazzy metal-wrecking, robot-hacking, twin-stick shooter RIVE to PAX East this year, I jumped at the chance to set ...

 
 
 
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Soul Axiom is a cross between Journey and Tron

Everything you could say about Soul Axiom feels reductive. It looks like Journey mixed with Tron, except when it looks like Tron mixed with Tron. It’s a puzzler that evokes The Talos Principle&n...

 
 
 
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8 things right and 8 things wrong with Smash Bros. Wii U

I recently got my hands on Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo Wii U, and holy Bowser babies, are there a lot of new and expanded features! In fact, there is so much new stuff that I could hardly cover it all, so instead I am sharing my boiled-...

 
 
 
 




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Preety Still, could be In 1838, Governor Lilburn Boggs ordered the extermination of

 
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A scarecrow won an award because he was outstanding in his field! That ones for you, #TheGusInAllofUs

 
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So Pikachu has a voice now and I dont know how I feel about Detective Pikachu better be

 
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Greatest RARE game on a Nintendo system! 🍌 Agree? Disagree?

 
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If Kirby can fly then why does he lose a life if he falls below the bottom of the screen?

 
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