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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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Dr Mel

Just seeing this type face makes me think of RPG And the older Mincho font definitely reminds of the old Resident Evil

 
Seymour

No! Jon Cartwright is far too aware of his excellent narration skills! HE CANT KEEP GETTING AWAY WITH THIS!!!

 
CycloneJoker

After a month or so of use, I do have one complaint about the 8bitdo The texture on the back of the grips is a dirt/dust Pretty noticeable on a white Wonder if its safe to use hand wipes on those

 
Gajknight

Game of the year

 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Double post but I would also want to mention this indie game that only came out a few days Looks very It is called your Only move is Basicaly a 2D fighting game but turn Hard to explain but looks novel and its only €5

 
Seymour

Say hello, Corpsy! >

 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Hey, I just posted a mini blog there of cool looking indie games due out in 2023 and included trailers and steam links for every game I mention and a description of them so you can easily wishlist it a look if your interested!

 
medicamecanica

Star ocean 6 has a triple triad-style mini game where you challenge townsfolk and earn new pawns who double as play pieces and as powerful Of course theyre all heroes and villains from previous star ocean (and maybe other tri Ace?)

 
Spaceloaf

I dont usually try to get 36 stars, not because Im not able to, but because it usually takes a couple hours of grinding to do But hyperbloom Raiden is insanely good this time around; it trivialized the 1st half so I could concentrate on the

 
 

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