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The Sick Critic…

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It’s the holiday season in New Jersey, meaning I’m rained in and traffic’s at a perpetual halt. In times like this, I like to settle down with an ensemble of characters who have it worse than me! Raw Danger is a bizarre title even within the niche genre it…
Much of Brawl's cast stands ready to take their world back

Throwback Review- The…

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Back when The Avengers was merely a dream starting to be realized through Iron Man, Nintendo already had their biggest crossover event to date revealed: the adventure mode in Super Smash Bros. Brawl, aka The Subspace Emissary. Now, I’m not a fighting game guy, I can’t go in depth on Brawl‘s mechanics or compare…
A landmark, right after Blob restored it to its former glory

Throwback Review- De…

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Looking out my window right now, I pretty much just see gray. The sky’s clouded, the house across the street is beige, the leaves are all but gone from the trees, and even most of the cars that pass by are white, with the occasional splash of diluted red.…
Breath of the Wild Wide Shot

Do We Need…

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Ever since titles such as Grand Theft Auto III, the gaming industry has held a particular fondness for open-world gaming. For companies such as Rockstar and Bethesda, this idea of a vast and detailed map with potentially hundreds-of-hours-worth of entertainment has become an important staple in their games. A…

Throwback Review —…

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… Bionic Commando?   Rarely has a franchise left audiences so persistently unconvinced. You probably reacted to this review as incredulously as players did when Capcom initially unearthed the property as a would-be seventh generation franchise. Counter to the prior success stories of Dead Rising and Lost Planet, Bionic…
e3 booth with massive playstation banner hovering above it

Is Sony Skipping…

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Without a PSX 2018 at the end of the year, fans have been speculating what Sony will do for E3 2019. Sony’s answer is: nothing! Yep, for the first time in the company’s history, who has overwhelmed the annual event every year with their presence, will be withdrawing from…

Throwback Review: Touhou…

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It’s springtime, and while life should be reclaiming its place after the deathly winter and cherry blossoms should be in full bloom, instead snow continues to fall and the world remains ever encased in ice. Who better to solve this problem than a flying maid, an “ordinary magician”, and…
Stan Lee

Eulogy for an…

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Yesterday, we lost one of the most influential men in the modern world of art and entertainment. Stan Lee was a creative mind with a legacy like few others. But he wasn’t just an artist, he was a truly beautiful human being. Here’s what he meant to me. Long…

Throwback Review: Danganronpa:…

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Cult classics are thankfully making a comeback in the industry, and one of the series that skyrocketed into post-launch success and notoriety is the Danganronpa series. Created and developed by Spike Chunsoft, Danganronpa strikes a familiar chord of Japanese oddities in the gaming market with franchises such as Katamari…

Castlevania: Rondo of…

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When it comes to the classic-style Castlevania games, often referred to as Classicvanias, there are two games that many fans consider to be the best: Super Castlevania IV on SNES and Castlevania: Rondo of Blood on the PC-Engine. Rondo of Blood was originally not released outside of Japan, however.…

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Smash Bros. Ultimate Update 4.0.0

Hero Arriving Today With Smash Update 4.0

Whew. What a presentation, huh? If you missed out on the lengthy Nintendo Direct that just aired earlier today, we got you covered. You can learn all about the new Super…

July 30, 2019, 485
Landscape image of The Outer Worlds, displaying main character looking into horizon

The Outer Worlds is Touching Down on Nintendo Switch

Less than two months away from its release for PS4, Xbox One, and PC, it has been announced that The Outer Worlds (not to be confused with Outer Wilds) will be…

July 30, 2019, 176
Landscape image of Concrete Genie gameplay, lead character standing in front of their lavish mural

Concrete Genie Release Date Announced

Pixelopus’s Concrete Genie has been gradually amassing hype over the past two years and it has finally been given the release date we have all been pining for. Arriving on…

July 30, 2019, 171

PlayStation 4 Shipped 100 Million Units Worldwide

Launched in November 2013, the PlayStation 4 consistently hit milestone after milestone since the day it hit store shelves. Today, Sony announced perhaps the most impressive milestone of them all: the…

July 30, 2019, 176

Sony Approached Microsoft for Partnership, According to Microsoft CEO

One of this year’s most surprising news stories in the gaming industry has to be the corporate collaboration between Microsoft and Sony concerning cloud technology. It is one of those…

July 29, 2019, 201

Area 51: Turning Memes Into Games

So, for any of you who have been on the internet lately, I’m pretty sure you have seen all of the memes about “storming Area 51” and all that. Well,…

July 29, 2019, 174
Super Lucky's Tale concept art depicting main character Lucky the Fox standing before a giant red robot ant

New Super Lucky’s Tale Drops in November

New Super Lucky’s Tale is making its way to the Nintendo Switch on November 8, developer Playful Studios reveals. New Super Lucky’s Tale is a 3D platformer that pays homage…

July 29, 2019, 149

Nintendo Direct on Smash Ultimate’s “Hero” Coming Tomorrow

[Update} Check out our rundown of the Nintendo Direct here. The newest fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is coming soon, and Nintendo’s treating us to a look at his moveset…

July 29, 2019, 319
Promotional Art for Blair Witch game. It depict the silhouette of main character ellis and his dog bullet as they walk through the woods.

Here’s Our First Look at Blair Witch Gameplay

Blair Witch is the upcoming game developed by Lionsgate Games and Bloober Team, a polish developer known for titles such as Layers of Fear and Observer. Revealed at E3 2019,…

July 29, 2019, 177

Nintendo and Bethesda Compete on UK Charts

This Friday we were blessed by not one, but two high-profile releases from cult franchises: Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Wolfenstein Youngblood. The former is the latest entry in Nintendo’s own wonderfully…

July 29, 2019, 204