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The Technomancer: A…

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The Technomancer developed by Spiders is a sci-fi action RPG set on a colonized Mars that has long since lost contact with Earth.  The game is set during the War of Water, a conflict between the corporations that occupy Mars over the scarce supply of water.  The player takes on the…

Gaming On A…

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We all know that sometimes gaming as a hobby can get a little bit expensive. Maybe you aren’t willing to shell out $60 for the latest release, or maybe that dream PC is still just out of your reach. Well, fear not! Sick Critic is here to give you…

Our Take: What…

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June 13 – 15 is every gamer’s favorite time of year. It’s the time when all of our favorite developers and publishers get together to show off what they have been working hard on, whether that’s games or new hardware, you can’t help but get excited. Every year, all…

Lovers in a…

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Over the years I’ve played a lot of games that claim to have a “co-op” mode, and I’ve enjoyed them a great deal. Take something like Uncharted 3 or Farcry 4. I played through the co-op campaigns with a friend and thoroughly enjoyed myself. It was the same intense shooter action with a mate…

The Decisions: Metal…

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Continuation to: “The Decisions:Metal Gear Solid 2!”, a four part series analyzing the design behind Metal Gear Solid 2:Sons of Liberty, you can read part one here: The Decisions Part 1   Over the course of my play-through of Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty, I was exposed to…

Our Take: Open-World…

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Witcher 3, Horizon: Zero Dawn, and Ghost Recon: Wildlands. All of these are open-world games and all of them have their strengths and weaknesses, but should all games try to be open-world? Is there a fatigue to all the games coming out that have adopted this aspect? Should some…

On The Shelf:…

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Hello, and welcome to On The Shelf, your weekly source of top gaming releases. Last week was pretty quiet on the release front, and it looks like the gaming universe doesn’t wish to atone for last week’s sins. However, as we edge ever closer to E3, the gaming releases…

Reasons To Love:…

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From Demon’s Souls, all the way through to Dark Souls 3, the Souls series has gone from strength to strength. Every game in the series has fantastic narrative, level design and gameplay but in my opinion, the standout is the darkly atmospheric Bloodborne. FromSoftware outdid themselves when it came to this twisted Lovecraftian masterpiece. One…

The Decisions: A…

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To analyze a game’s design is to embark on a journey alongside the developer, one that shows what decisions were made as they decided to create their game. As I analyze a game’s design, I take a look at 1.) their philosophy and concepts 2.)mechanics and systems 3.)narrative, and…

On The Shelf:…

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As we near the end of April, We’ve already had some pretty big gaming releases. But can we expect more this week? Please see below for my TOP 5 games out this week, this week was the hardest to choose due to so many releases. Let’s see my picks…

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Sony San Diego Studio Upgrades to New Building, New Logo

MLB: The Show developer SIE San Diego Studio just revealed a facelift and a shiny new office space that houses a healthy development team. This comes subsequently after newly appointed…

July 22, 2019, 684

Ready At Dawn Moves to New Studio, Promises Updates Soon

The Order: 1886 developer Ready At Dawn Studios have announced that they will have a new home in the near future. The Californian studio shared a sneak peak in a gif…

July 22, 2019, 633
Sigma in-game

Blizzard Announces Overwatch Hero 31, Sigma

Blizzard just dropped an origin story video on YouTube for the new Overwatch Hero 31, Sigma. The hand-drawn, animated video explains Sigma’s origin as a scientist and his descent into…

July 22, 2019, 628

Vegeta, Piccolo, and Gohan coming to Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot

Bandai Namco has announced they are adding Vegeta, Piccolo, and Gohan as playable characters to Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot, which is slated to release in the Americas in 2020 for…

July 22, 2019, 378

Tamagotchi meets Pokemon with Eevee release

Pokémon and Tamagotchi, the digital pet that spawned a worldwide toy fad in the late ’90s, are coming together. Eevee will get its own official Tamagotchi, letting Pokémon fans raise…

July 22, 2019, 794

OK KO and Sonic Crossover coming to Cartoon Network

Sega is always happy to experiment with Sonic the Hedgehog, and early next month on 4th August, Sonic and Miles “Tails” Prower will be appearing on Cartoon Network’s animated series, OK…

July 22, 2019, 640
The four starter pokemon in pokemon

New Pokemon Game to be made by Tencent

The Pokémon Company and the Chinese gaming giant Tencent have announced that they are going to partner together for future projects. Tencent’s TIMI studio group will be taking over the production…

July 22, 2019, 360

Neon Exile Announces Competition for Free Copies

Neon Exile is an upcoming Virtual Reality Massively-Multiplayer Online game developed by Mythical City. They’ve worked in VR before, and have a lineup of mostly combat simulation and construction games,…

July 22, 2019, 356

Cities: Skylines for Switch gets Physical Release

Publishing titan Paradox Games brings the famous simulation game Cities: Skylines to Nintendo Switch, the game’s first foray onto a portable device. Developed by Colossal Order, Cities: Skylines is their answer to…

July 22, 2019, 392

ASCENDANCE: First Horizon Review – bigg brian gaem

Now… I’m a fan of walking simulators, moreso than the average human being.   I give Dear Esther some of the credit it deserves. My favorite game of all time can begrudgingly…

July 21, 2019, 504