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Review: Dark Souls Remastered

The gaming landscape has changed a lot since I first plopped into a pre-release version of Demon's Souls and soloed my way through its campaign. What was once a niche dungeon crawler in the same vein as King's Field became an inescapab...

 
 
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Review: Destiny 2: Warmind

Bungie has been fighting an uphill battle ever since the launch of Destiny 2. It's not just the lack of meaningful content or the features that were torn asunder from the original, it's the severance of trust that hurt them. Time and time a...

 
 
 
 



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Review: The Invisible Hours

What's it like to be a fly on the wall -- an innocuous bystander to everything else happening in the room? The Invisible Hours role-plays this fantasy, as it experiments with pure voyeurism and complete lack of agency. All the world's ...

 
 
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It's 420, so let's celebrate with some games

Satan’s spinach isn’t everyone’s thing, but don’t feel like you’re excluded from the stoned shenanigans just because you don’t smoke. That’s preposterous. 420 is all about bringing people together. ...

 
 
 
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Hellblade deserves all those BAFTA awards

I finished Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice and felt like something of a failure. This is an incredibly well put together experience, and I -- a guy whose job it is to have interesting thoughts about games -- have no real interesting thoug...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Extinction

I'm surprised that in the four years it's been since the anime has blown up (which in turn reinvigorated the older manga), we haven't seen more Attack on Titan homages. The idea of one warrior versus giant Godzilla-esque creatures is t...

 
 
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Review: Minit

What's one minute of your life? I woke up today and spent 12 minutes scrolling through Twitter, looking at statements and jokes that I didn't particularly care to see. Later, I spent three minutes trying to remember other mundane wastes of ...

 
 
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Review: TERA (PS4)

TERA managed to accomplish a feat that's still rare in the MMO industry -- create an experience crafted around action. Whether it's adherence to old standards or technical limitations MMOs mostly adhere to slower systems, generally with len...

 
 
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Review: A Way Out

A Way Out dedicated its entire title to only one act of its story. It's a bit deceiving to call this a prison break game (even though, yes, they do eventually get out) because it's a lot of other things too. A Way Out is a revenge...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is proving to be a divisive game. During my review-in-progress, I said that I fell in the middle of the pack: somewhere between the folks who find Rare's shared-world pirate adventure dreadfully boring and those who feel it's...

 
 
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Review: Assassin's Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs

Assassin's Creed has spent more than a decade flirting with post-release content concepts that are out-there enough to sell. There was an alternate timeline where George Washington was an evil tyrant. There was a whole add-on that revo...

 
 
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Review: Burnout Paradise Remastered

Burnout Paradise: it's the racing game that every publisher, including EA with its countless Need for Speed iterations, has tried to emulate since 2008. It's such a simple thing, drop players into a rich sandbox and let them have at it...

 
 
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Review: Fear Effect Sedna

Gaming's most unlikable protagonists are back. Yes, Hana, Rain, Deke, and Glas have returned from an extended hiatus to wreak havoc and steal stuff in their own inimitable way. Lock and load folks because, some 17 years later, Fear Effect i...

 
 
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The next Battlefield reportedly returns to World War II

The most mainstream shooters have shied away from the futuristic in recent years and returned to the historic. Last year's Call of Duty revisited World War II. The last Battlefield interestingly tackled World War I. Now, it seems ...

 
 
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The next Overwatch hero is Torbjorn's daughter Brigitte

Midway through Blizzard's teases for the 27th hero in Overwatch, people got it in their heads that the new character had to be Torbjörn's daughter. Despite some skepticism that it might all just be a ruse, those folks were right! Brigi...

 
 
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Review: Fable Fortune

Poor Fable. Leaving aside Peter Molyneux's tendency to promise way more than his teams are able to deliver, the first two games were well-received by critics and players alike. But then Fable III happened. And then Fable Heroes happened.And...

 
 
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Review: Metal Gear Survive

I've been playing Metal Gear Survive this past week, and when you take away the (mortal) sins of always-online and microtransactions, which is no small feat, I'm conflicted. I see what the team was going for, it just comes up short and...

 
 




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Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon"An appetizer...of blood"

 

Solo: A Star Wars Story"Han 'MacGuffin' Solo"

 

Ikaruga (Switch)"The 10,000-Hour Rule"

 

Detroit: Become Human"What if you already are?"

 

Dark Souls Remastered"Yeah, I'm prepared to die again"

 

Fahrenheit 451"Flame on!"

 

Runner3"Lets-a go"

 

I Hate Running Backwards"Why always running backwards?"

 

Flynn & Freckles"Yo Ho, Yo No!"

 

Deadpool 2"Doubles down on everything, for the better"

 
 
 

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Rudorlf

I should replay The Secret of Monkey Island on its original pixelated form

 
TheLimoMaker

Today is a good day for a Its so sunny I might even play some Mario Sunshine later to celebrate the good

 
Michformer

‪“It is a fearful thing to fall into the hands of the living Chambers beat Lovecraft to the horror-inducing

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I have to buy some new pants: one pair for work and jeans for every other The thing is, the only place in town that sells pants in my size is expensive! Should I buy both at once and get a discount, or buy one now and the other next week?

 
absolutfreak

Ben may be destined for the Dark Side, but he can still make a new friend with the Sun

 
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Damn, those dudes are

 
lokhe

Lul, raided my first Ho-oh today, got the Friends mad 😂

 
homeoftheblues

Battle Chasers: Nightwar can be had for the Switch for $25 on It is currently temporarily out of stock, but you can still Im curious to hear what you guys think about the It looks great! Which version of the game is better? Bump

 
kevlarmonkey

The Expanse got picked up by Amazon! Hope this brightens someones day

 
 

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