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  Watch Video It's finally arrived: the 420th episode of Podtoid and the crew is getting high...on slime. Also games, movies and everything they love to talk about on this show. This week, Dan is out at EGLX, so the rest of the team keeps ...   read

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  Watch Video For the past two years or so of my life, Overwatch has been at the forefront of my gaming habit. The team-based hero shooter struck gold when it released in 2016 and has grown to become one of the most well-known brands ...   read
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  Watch Video Halloween will soon be here, which means there is no better time of year to enjoy some horror movies. Occams recommends watching the entire Friday the 13th saga, especially Part VII where you'll witness one of the g...   read

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  Watch Video We're inching closer to the release of Pokémon Sword and Shield for Nintendo Switch and just moments ago, Nintendo dropped a new trailer that's huge. Well, it's less than three minutes long but it includes so...   read

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Despite its faults, I will always look back on my time with the original Luigi's Mansion fondly. After being forced to play as Luigi for years as my older brother would always get to be first player, it was nice to see N...   read
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Early last year, against my better judgment, I invested a great deal of my time and effort into a free-to-play mobile game. It was Dissidia Final Fantasy Opera Omnia, and for three months it ate up every minute of free time I...   read
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  Watch Video One of the beautiful things about subscription services is they can provide eclectic creators a way to make their art without worrying about how well it will sell. For many of these products, they probably wouldn't ...   read
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Review: Stela

  Watch Video Charles Caleb Colton once said, "Imitation is the sincerest [form] of flattery." Clearly, Mr. Colton never owned iPhone. Since the launch of the App Store, it has become a cesspool of hastily thrown together titles that mimic...   read
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  Watch Video With the launch of Apple Arcade, I've been having a few regrets about being the frugal man that I am who always springs for the cheapest possible option. On my iPad, I'm constantly deleting old games to make way for the new. ...   read
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One of the annual publications from financial websites looking for easy hits is a list of companies that probably won't survive into the next year. Sometimes they're right on the money, like predicting Payless Shoes would go ...   read

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  Watch Video At the beginning of this year, I did New Year's Resolution posts for all three of the major console manufacturers, stating what I believed each of them should accomplish this year. So far, it seems only one is following throu...   read

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  Watch Video Not long ago, we informed you Dr. Kawashima is coming back for another round of brain training, this time on Nintendo Switch. While that announcement only gave word on the Japanese release, we now know when European Switch ow...   read

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  Watch Video Gotta Protectors is one of those games that you really have to play to see what all the fuss is about. Unfortunately, I don't nearly enough people have tried it out, neither on the 3DS nor on the Xbox 360 where it origin...   read
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  Watch Video One of the most anticipated games of 2019 will now have to be one of the most anticipated games of 2020. This morning on the Doom Twitter account, it was announced Doom Eternal would be delayed until March 20, 2020, for PC, X...   read

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  Watch Video After a blistering hot summer that extended well into the month of September, temperatures are starting to cool in my little town as autumn is finally rearing its head. Leaves on the trees in the park across the street are be...   read

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October is finally here and we're just over a month away from the most highly anticipated game of 2019. I'm talking of course about Disney Tsum Tsum Festival and nothing else. The wait for it is killing us, but in the me...   read

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  Watch Video It's the end of one of the busiest Septembers for gaming in recent memory and the Podtoid team is ready to see what October has in store. On this week's show, Dan is out so the rest of the team gets on discussing Mario Kart T...   read

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  Watch Video Last year, when Nintendo first announced it would be taking Mario Kart to mobile, I was legitimately excited about the prospect. Sure, its output at the time wasn't an endless stream of home runs, but there was always th...   read
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  Watch Video Adequately covering the launch of Apple Arcade is a herculean task for even the biggest of websites. There are just so many games, all released at once, during one of the busiest Septembers in recent memory. With this new str...   read
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  Watch Video Podtoid is back with an all-new episode and this week, the crew is getting weird. Chris explains how he'll eat anything with maple syrup on it, Occams is delving in the world of Borderlands 3, CJ is getting high scores in his...   read

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  Watch Video One of the great things about the mobile platform is it's ripe with opportunities for developers who want to create small, narrative-driven or experimental games. One of the worst things about the mobile ecosystem is it's lar...   read
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Creating a list of the top 10 games for any given console is a difficult task. With the Nintendo 3DS, there are more than 1,000 titles eligible to make said list, covering everything from the console heavyweights like Super S...   read
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  Watch Video The Nintendo 3DS may no longer be the prince of portables, but its legacy will assuredly live on thanks to more than eight years of spectacular games from first-party and third-party developers alike. This week, we revealed t...   read

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  Watch Video One of the most appealing facets of Apple Arcade is the idea that I can try before I buy. I know a lot of games these days come with demos, but usually those are extremely limited in how much you'll be able to see of the fina...   read
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  Watch Video Honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk (wing flap) honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk (break pint glass) honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk (steal bra) honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk (turn neighbors against one another) honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk honk (guarantee child grows up with poor eyesight) honk honk honk honk honk honk honk. Honk honk!   read
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  Watch Video Fortnite has seen crossovers with The Avengers, Marshmello, the NFL, and Borderlands, but its current mash-up may be the best of the bunch. As teased earlier this week, Batman has come to the island, just in time for Bat...   read
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  Watch Video The video game industry isn't a stranger to fast-food based games. I'm sure we all remember the Burger King Xbox 360 games from a decade ago, and before that chain restaurants like McDonald's and Dominoes got in on the comple...   read

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Writing a "Top 10 Best 3DS Games" post, in a way, is like writing an obituary for a console. We talk about how long it's been around, the big successes it had in life, and the loved ones it leaves behind. In the case of a gam...   read
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There are still many years in its lifecycle to go, but it's pretty obvious right now the Switch is going to be one of the most successful, if not the most successful, product Nintendo has ever invented. It's selling at b...   read
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  Watch Video Adequately creating a mecha action game seems like an absolutely daunting task. Years of anime shows like Gundam and Genesis Climber MOSPEADA have enriched our imaginations of what action combat would look...   read
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About CJ Andriessenone of us since 6:56 PM on 10.14.2014

Just what the internet needs: yet another white guy writing about video games.
Also, I backed that Bloodstained game.
 
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