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Why did I wait so long to play Undertale?

Have you ever been too intimidated to play a video game? I think I’m mature enough to say that I have been on multiple occasions. Usually, it’s with a survival horror title. I’m a sucker for the stories of those games, but...

 
 
 
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Review: Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World

Wonder Boy is a bit of a wonderful mess. The series never seems to stick to one style, developer, or nomenclature. Here we have a remake of Monster World IV, which is a sequel to Wonder Boy in Monster World, or, as it’s known in Japan...

 
 
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Review: Miitopia

Miis...I miss 'em! It feels like just yesterday that I was using StreetPass to accumulate an endless amount of Mii friends. Remember Everybody Votes? Ah, we're past our nostalgia limit for the day. It's time to look to the future! Or t...

 
 
 
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Review: Knockout City

Last year, EA released Rocket Arena, an online multiplayer competitive shooter from developer Final Strike Games. If you don’t remember it, I don't blame you. It dropped off the gaming radar faster than its price dropped in stores. Wh...

 
 
 
 
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E3 can never die - not really

For the past few years, a speculative question has been buzzing around as we get closer and closer to summer: Is E3 dying? By the mid-2010s, game studios started to pull their booths and presentations out from under the E3 banner because of...

 
 
 
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Review: Biomutant

The open-world genre gives me hesitation these days; it’s almost a bad word. I blame Ubisoft. Not another waypoint! Not another tower to climb! Not another cathedral to parkour through! I’ll get to the main plot soon, I promise!...

 
 
 
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Destructoid is live on Twitch to finish The Evil Within

Tonight we wrap up The Evil Within 1 and 2 on Destructoid's Twitch channel starting at 9:00 p.m. ET. I had played through most of the sequel before launching the first Evil Within cus I didn't really mind any spoilers and it was sitting in...

 
 
 
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Strangeland - Review in 3 Minutes

In this 3 Minute Review, The Escapist's Jesse Galena covers Strangeland, a dark point-and-click adventure from Wormwood Studios, the team behind Primordia. I have a phobia of creepy carnivals. There's only so much time each week to check o...

 
 
 
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Gamer Girl Spotlight: PikaChulita

Twitch partner Katie Robinson, who streams games as PikaChulita, is a vocal Womanist and advocate for diversity in gaming. She’s a Black Girl Gamers team member, and has been quoted and interviewed for sites like The Verge and Gayming...

 
 
 
 
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PSA: Scarlet Nexus' demo is live on Xbox and PlayStation

[Update: The Scarlet Nexus demo is now playable on PS4 and PS5.] Action-RPG Scarlet Nexus is just a little over a month away, but if you've got an Xbox console handy, you can try it out today. A new demo for Bandai Namco's stylish anime act...

 
 
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Crystal Dynamics has opened new digs in Austin, Texas

Crystal Dynamics has announced the founding of a brand new studio in Austin, Texas. Officially dubbed Crystal Southwest, the studio has already set to work on multiple projects, with the fledgling studio expected to be "a major part of all ...

 
 
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Backbone brings its anthro-noir mysteries to PC next month

For those who like their grizzled, hard-boiled, detective fiction a little on the fuzzy side, you're in luck, as publisher Raw Fury has finally offered up a street date for its anthropomorphic noir adventure, Backbone, which will raise the ...

 
 
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Far Cry 6 ignites the revolution on October 7

Ubisoft has locked in the date for its next Far Cry game. Far Cry 6 will kick off the revolution in Yara on Oct. 7, 2021. Set in the fictional country of Yara, Far Cry 6 will focus on a modern-day guerrilla revolution against the regime of ...

 
 




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Wonder Boy: Asha in Monster World"Now with 100% less boy"

 

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Biomutant"Old world underground, where are you now?"

 

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD Remaster"The demon who wore tennis shoes"

 

Path of Exile: Ultimatum"Patch 3.14 brings the blood, sweat, and more blood"

 

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Assassin's Creed Valhalla: Wrath of the Druids"It's more Valhalla, for better or worse"

 

Famicom Detective Club"Murder, Yoshio Sakamoto Wrote"

 
 
 

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Sophia looks at the sword and turns What the hell do I need that sword for? I wanted another wand! Ten would be perfect! Meanwhile, Rose ponders all the shiny options before her, but will she do the research and pick the right one? Probably

 
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This man’s voice is like if someone put on a cartoon voice for mockery reasons except it is his actual Skeletor esque voice delivering a thinly veiled threat that comes off as incredibly I should go back to playing the Crash remakes and 4

 
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Someone at Monolith was having a laugh giving names to the elite Cant wait to find Filthy Sancho and The Swordmarch

 
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45+ hrs into Xenoblade As much as Im enjoying it, I find myself missing the moments of levity from 2, or the inspired level design from I think thematically, this is the strongest game of the bunch, but I feel like its missing some of the fun

 
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