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IP Survival: Can Games Survive Without the Main Character?
Many IP’s main characters become iconic over the franchise’s many entries. We learn to love them and we become accustomed to seeing them. Eventually, the developers
2018 Holiday Season Games: Which Will Hit and Which Will Miss?
Author's Note: This article was written in late August, prior to the launch of Forsaken and the end of the review embargo for Marvel's Spider-Man. 

Broketober
Marvel's Spider-Man PS4: All 55 Backpack Locations
Marvel's Spider-Man's version of New York City is filled with collectables and small tasks for you to complete. One of those tasks involves retrieving Peter's old backpacks
The Absolutely Barbaric ESRB Descriptors Pinball Games and Other Mundane Titles Have
Let’s face it, the majority of us live very standard lives. Gaming is an escape from the daily routine, a life that often lacks defined
Throwback Review: Mirror's Edge - Bottomless Pit
We all know that EA is... subversive, when it comes to evolution.

 

A publisher known for being seemingly suicidal when it comes to new IPs, and dedicated to
The main character of My Friend, Pedro. in the process of gunning down two enemies at the same time, while others look ready to pounce.

Indie Game Lookout…

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It’s the 9th of January already? Bugger.     Alright, let’s keep introductions brief. Hello there! Welcome to the Indie Game Lookout of 2019! Here, we’ll be showcasing 10 of 20 games that we are excited for, for one reason or another. We have a lot to cover, from…
A still image from the Fallout 76 Live-Action Trailer, in which a blonde girl gleefully fires guns around her.

A Review of…

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Y’know, originally there was going to be a Worst Games list here.   There was a lot of crap released this year, aside from some truly great entries, and as much as I want to kneel down and dig into some of the embarrassing titles released in the past…
The elusive Deer Man stands by the burning corpse of J.J. Macfield in a field of flowers, while deers patrol the area.

The Indie GOTY…

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Welcome back to the Indie GOTY 2018 Roundup, a DIY shelter away from the hollow fists of the AAA game industry that forcibly reign down upon us. A list devised by this here site to spotlight passion projects from those who merely love video games and have realized their…
The main character of Minit prepares to speak to the very slowly-talking NPC underneath the lighthouse.

Indie GOTYs 2018…

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Well, with a heavy sigh of relief attached to it, 2018 is over.   Gaming-wise, when celebrities weren’t trying to be relate-able by mentioning Fortnite, the year was filled with all sorts of good games. In fact, one might go so far as to say it was better than 2017…
God of War

What Does Sony’s…

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We’ve reported on Sony expanding their first-party support multiple times, with our PlayStation 2018 review and our initial coverage of Sony’s corporate restructuring. Now it looks like Sony Interactive Entertainment is making moves just by glancing at their “Careers” page in the official PlayStation website. Under game development, there…

The Indie Investigation…

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God, so many good games were released in 2018.   Alright, maybe not good. Unique at best. Alright, maybe not unique. Cynical at best… or just shit. Look, the point is that a lot of games were released as usual, and we haven’t had enough time or patience to…
Sick Critic Game of the Year

Sick Critic Game…

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2018 has done it again with a hugely varied and high-quality number of video game releases. The Sick Critic staff has spent the last few weeks casting votes on their favorite games in several categories, including game of the year. You’ll find the winners, why they won, and a…

A Review of…

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Bugger it, let’s just be direct, enough with the metaphors.   Hello, this is an overall review of how Microsoft and their console, the Xbox One, performed in 2018. Here, we’ll be talking about how they attempted to dominate the market with their first-party exclusives, the sales figures of…

The State of…

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It’s everyone’s favorite publisher! Right? Okay, joking aside. . . I’m actually pretty concerned about Electronic Arts. I know they have terrible practices and whatnot, but their future looks quite grim. Their stock price went from nearly 149 dollars to below 80 dollars and it’s still dropping. Investors are…

Rabbids Go Home…

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Zach: The Wii housed many unofficial trademark franchises, but perhaps the boldest was the Rabbids series. The party animals crashed every platform you could think of for their first installment, but soon settled as the informal Nintendo party game franchise when Mario Party or Warioware or Wii Play wouldn’t…

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