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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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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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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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Zelda: Breath of the Wild cured my media burnout

These days, my mental health has been on the rocks. There's a myriad of factors involved, the pandemic being the most obvious contender, and I'm sure most people out there have been feeling something similar.  When the lockdown starte...

 
 
 
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Fairy quick tips for Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD

Shin Megami Tensei III Nocturne HD is nearly here (or now if you did the edition with incredibly odd early access). Owing to the fact it's roughly an 18-year-old game, some of its ways might feel obtuse to the modern JRPG player or newcomer...

 
 
 
 
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Rewire the entire United States in Kemco's Electrician

For Famicom Friday, I cover a lot of obscure titles because I find it more fulfilling than regurgitating games that people have more likely heard of, but the downside is that the cream usually rises to the top. Often, you haven’t hear...

 
 
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Mass Effect 2's intro still absolutely rules

The launch of the Mass Effect Legendary Edition has offered us a unique opportunity: to re-examine this trilogy in a new light, and replay these games in one package, to see the through-lines and how they illustrate a shift in a studio and ...

 
 
 
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How a tiny robot convinced me to visit Japan

It was pouring down rain on Akihabara. The girls dressed as maids had an extra layer of transparent raincoat on, and I was happy to find that basically every shop carries cheap, plastic umbrellas for 500 yen. I was exhausted after a two-wee...

 
 
 
 
 
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Huntdown for Steam is slicker and sicker than ever before

[Update: Huntdown is now live on Steam, early purchases will bag a 20% price discount.] There's no denying 2020 was an explosive year for video games. But among the mega-bucks, mega-marketed, mega-sellers of the industry, smaller titles wer...

 
 
 
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In the world of game mods, bimbos reign supreme

For the past few years, aided by the glamorous memory of Paris Hilton’s miniskirts and a reassessment of sex work by internet people who realized that money is cool, the word “bimbo” has flipped from meaning “brainle...

 
 
 
 




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

 

Miitopia"Miis are back"

 

Knockout City"We built this city on balls and holes"

 

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"

 

Subnautica: Below Zero"A frigid new standalone story that can't quite fill the original game's flippers"

 

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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PatBateman17

Watched Underwater last night and it was surprisingly good and a fresh Definitely the “show, don’t tell” variety which really Go in totally blind if Do recommend and it’s a tight 94ish

 
Goemar

I want to do something stupid/romantic for someone but need some help - does anyone here live in Australia?

 
Exber

Last night I could finally spend the time to beat God of War Chains of Olympus on its original I had played it before on PS3 but since then I wanted to play it on the Besides from some graphical hiccups, the old formula plays

 
Silver the 3rd

Next youll tell me you lost money with nfts

 
Chris Moyse

It aint going well, I dont know what to do or where to

 
RiffRaff

Have a day!

 
Seymour

Dammit, I fucking like This stupid, very cute, very very simple

 
ZombieCorps

I learned how to make vinyl car decals so now Im going to try my hand at full color I drew this up in Illustrator and I think Ill slap it upside down on my rear Ill post pics when Im

 
Flegma

Martian Panic (nFusion Interactive/Funbox Media, 2010) is a low-budget on-rails lightgun I dont like the sound my Wii Us drive makes when playing #WiiWednesdays

 
Dr Mel

I feel like I cant enjoy Carlin or Norm McDonald despite liking their work because of the absolute diaper fire atmosphere that surrounds their Kinda ruins the

 
 

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