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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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medicamecanica

I got eShop credit for my birthday a bit I sure would like to play those Etrian Odyssey games that are about to Too bad its eighty dollars!!

 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

Humble bundle has a really sweet Metroidvania bundle with Hollow Knight,Rain World, Blasphemous,Bloodstained, Lost Ruins,Haiku the Robot,20% off coupon for Rainworlds cool DLC and 50% off Zapling Bygone indie I might get bundle and gift most

 
Seymour

Currently on a noughties metal tangent and only just now am realizing how much the singer from Seether (at times; on this track in particular) sounds like Kurt I cant be the only one?

 
ctg867

RIP to RARGB, maybe the best torrent site on the This is a pretty brutal loss for cultural preservation, the obviously much more serious issue of the war aside

 
MeanderBot

Just bought a pass for PAX West this year and it was remarkably Last time I bought a pass several years ago it was a tense hour of waiting in line to maybe get a pass, and now I was done in about seven Anyone else thinking of going?

 
Cathedral

70 hours into TotK and I didnt realize you can kill you effin horse?! I havent felt that bad since SotC

 
dmanatunga

Ok, color me Jackie Chan as Splinter is inspired And I dig the animation style, even if it feels a little too dark (color-wise)

 
IneptMelonhead

I cant Is this my usage of the abilities or did is this everyones favorite?

 
Exber

#6 Movie of 2023 is: I only knew Michael Jordan was famous and appeared in Space Jam Also, I knew nothing about the whole Nike However the movie script, pacing, and performances can be enjoyed 4 and a half stars out of

 
SlimeyBearXXL979990

The indie game Decarnation is out now, looks pretty cool, very suprising that visualy it was techinaly still made in RPG Maker but still looks very

 
 

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