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EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Rapid-fire, scraped knees, cicadas chirping.   Jack provides nothing but a drawn image for the first minute of its demo: A cicada perched on a leaf. Suddenly the sound kicks in, a deafening barrage of insects as they scream through the speakers. The screen cuts to white, and a small…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Oh yeah, EGX Rezzed was last week, wasn’t it?   The UK’s flagship showcasing of several independent titles! So many good titles and that’s what these articles are here for! Now, I already know what you’re going to ask: “Why didn’t you talk about these games sooner?!”. Well, it’s…

Capsule of Curiosities:…

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2009 was a high watermark for the industry, packed with high profile exclusives for each system and the rise of numerous IPs that would dominate the coming decade. However, more important to this column (as well as my heart), is the glut of one-off B-list releases doomed to a…

XIII Throwback Review…

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The critique of “style over substance” carries an odd weight in reference to video games. First person shooters specifically can resign themselves to such dour aesthetics that any title that alters the playing field in its visual design can attain a cult following instantly. XIII is perhaps the most…

Bungie and Activision…

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I’m sure by now we’ve all heard about the big Bungie and Activision split. If you don’t know what happened, let me be the one to break it to you: Bungie and Activision parted ways…. and that’s literally all that happened. Activision stated that Destiny 2 had under-performed in…
Claire and Leon

Throwback Review –…

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Resident Evil has defined the survival-horror genre for over two decades, with a plethora of characters and storylines to keep fans engaged and craving more. The original has gotten the remake treatment on multiple modern consoles, and after years of waiting and begging, Resident Evil 2 finally has a…

Throwback Review: Fallout…

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This is gunna hurt me more than it hurts Bethesda.   Cut back to Christmas 2008, specifically my Christmas 2008. The Pogues “Fairytale of New York” has played for the 40th time today, and it’s not even 11AM, you’ve had your first ever mince pie and you’re wondering why…
A first-person perspective of one of the various prisoners of Void Bastards engaging in combat with several blue-tinted feral astronauts with broken visors

Indie Game Lookout…

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Hello! Time for Part 2 of the Indie Game Lookout 2019!   Just like last time, we here have gathered ten games that are ready to be– Or supposed to be– Released in the year of our Lord 2019. Once again, we have tried our hardest to make sure…
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…

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GRIS screenshot

GRIS Is Coming to iOS This Month

If you missed out on the amazing GRIS because you didn’t have a PC or Nintendo Switch, now is your chance; that is, if you have an iPhone or iPad available.…

August 9, 2019, 156
Cadence of Hyrule Character Screen

Cadence of Hyrule Gets a Free Demo

Zelda fans rejoice! Nintendo just announced a free demo for Cadence of Hyrule, the excellent rhythm-based Legend of Zelda/Crypt of the NecroDancer crossover game that’s a lot better than it…

August 9, 2019, 168

Rocket League: HDR Audio and Loot Boxes Leaving?

Rocket League seems to get better and better with each update and the most recent bit of news that has come out for it doesn’t set it back one bit.…

August 9, 2019, 228
Anodyne 2 open world gameplay, shows driving mechanics

Anodyne 2: Return to Dust Review — Dust Devil

Anodyne 2 is a Kaleidoscope of Retro Flair Despite being the homespun passion project of a mere two developers, Anodyne 2: Return to Dust carries the air of an epic.…

August 9, 2019, 323
Cassandra in-game model

Cassandra Now Available in Soulcalibur VI as DLC

There had been several fan-favorite characters missing from the Soulcalibur VI roster when the game originally launched. Some of these characters (and by “characters,” I mean just Amy) were added…

August 8, 2019, 233

We Need to Tone Down the Toxicity Surrounding Epic Games Store

Since its introduction, the Epic Games Store has been the target of intense scrutiny and inflammatory discourse within the gaming community. This hostility has grown so deep that virtually all…

August 8, 2019, 346
Gamescom Opening Night Live logo

Over 15 Game Publishers Premiering New Content at Gamescom

Amidst the heaps of trouble E3 might be in, we can at least seek solace in the upcoming Gamescom 2019, headed to Cologne, Germany from August 20th-24th and streamed worldwide.…

August 7, 2019, 150
Promotional art for GreedFall. Depicts a battlefield with soldiers in heavy armour standing over a pile of corpses.

Action RPG GreedFall Gets New Trailer

Developed by French studio Spiders and published by Focus Home Interactive, GreedFall is an action RPG inspired by colonial America. With that being said, GreedFall still contains elements of classic fantasy…

August 7, 2019, 128
Image from Pokémon Sword and Shield depicting the Pokémon Weezing in his new Galarian Form

Pokémon Sword/Shield Gets New Trailer

The new trailer for Pokémon Sword and Shield is here, showing off some brand new characters and Pokémon to collect. We recently reported that new information on Pokémon Sword and…

August 7, 2019, 122

Screenshots of PvZ: Garden Warfare 3 Leaked

It’s no secret that a new Garden Warfare game is on the way. EA confirmed the development of a new Plants Vs. Zombies game which was later backed up by…

August 7, 2019, 314