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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…
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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…
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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…

Nintendo 2018 Year-End…

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Looks like it’s that time of year again, when we take a look at how the three major giants of the console market have been doing. Peter and Sam will be taking you through PlayStation and Xbox, and I’ll be raving about Nintendo, as usual. Let’s get to it.…

PlayStation’s 2018 Year-End…

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2018 has come and gone in the blink of an eye and as the dust settles, gamers are more worried than ever. Publishers are becoming more greedy and out-of-touch, games underwhelm more frequently, and some of our favorite studios and talent leave the scene without having their last hurrah.…

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“Tactical RPG” Dark Envoy Announced for 2020

Out of the blue, Event Horizon Games has announced Dark Envoy, a “non-linear RPG” with tactical combat and a gothic steampunk feel. The cryptic trailer nonetheless gives us a glimpse of…

August 6, 2019, 256

Halo Boss Promises Xbox One Version of Halo Infinite High Quality

With Halo Infinite slated to release holiday 2020, gamers are concerned that the Xbox One version of the next Halo title will be a watered-down port compared to the next-gen version. The…

August 6, 2019, 150

Riot Games Confirms Development on New Fighting Game

League of Legends developer and creator Riot Games announced during EVO 2019 that the studio is currently making a brand new fighting game. The founder of EVO and developer at…

August 5, 2019, 220
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“More Information” on Pokemon Sword/Shield coming August 7

Announced in a tweet from the official Pokemon twitter account, we’ll be receiving news about the upcoming main series Pokemon games, Sword and Shield on August 7th (two days from now!) at 6…

August 5, 2019, 283
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Borderlands 3 Has Officially Gone Gold

Gearbox has announced through Twitter that Borderlands 3 has officially gone gold. This means that development on the game is 100% complete and that the game is ready to be…

August 2, 2019, 236
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No Man’s Sky Beyond is Coming August 14th

The next big update for No Man’s Sky, entitled Beyond, is coming on August 14th. Hello Games, the developer of No Man’s Sky have just confirmed the release date on…

August 2, 2019, 184

Forged of Blood Review – The Dark Souls of Tactical RPGs

Making waves in the rich, turn-based tactical RPG scene is a road not taken by many developers. The risk of making or breaking in this saturated market scares even the…

August 1, 2019, 719

Quest Hunter Review

Are you trying to scratch that dungeon-crawling, RPG itch? Already played through Diablo, Titan Quest, Torchlight, and the Sacred series? Then Quest Hunter is the game you’re looking for! Quest Hunter…

August 1, 2019, 352
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Sandbox RPG Project Witchstone Releases Q2 2020

Spearhead Games is known for games like Stories: The Path of Destinies and Omensight, and now they’ve announced a release window of Q2 2020 for their latest sandbox RPG, Project…

August 1, 2019, 155
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Potential PlayStation 5 Price Increase in U.S. Due to Tariffs

The PlayStation 5, expected for release during the holidays of 2020, may be getting a little more expensive. For well over a year, the United States has been increasing its…

July 31, 2019, 191