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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…
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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.…
PlayStation Classic

Does Anyone Really…

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With the PlayStation Classic just around the corner, I got to thinking, does anyone actually want this? I know I don’t and in the video, I’ll tell you why… Andrew SmithAndrew is a college student who loves to keep up with the gaming industry. His favorite character of all…

Spooktober 2018 —…

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For the past throwback reviews this Spooktober, we discussed titles that dabbled in horror as a mere component of their multifaceted tones. Shadows of the Damned was laced with gonzo humor and sophomoric erotica to offset the Resident Evil 4 informed action-horror at the center of it. Alice Madness…

Spooktober 2018- Throwback…

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Puppeteer is a fascinating game for many reasons. It launched in September 10th, 2013 in the States, one week before Grand Theft Auto V, which went on to become the most profitable entertainment product of all time. As you can imagine, Puppeteer didn’t sell that great. In fact, even…

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Death Stranding disc

Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding Has Gone Gold

Hideo Kojima just announced through his English Twitter account that Death Stranding has gone gold! Development on the game has been completed ahead of the game’s launch on November 8.…

September 26, 2019, 280
The Last of Us Part II

PlayStation State of Play Recap – 09/24/2019

PlayStation’s State of Play for September 24, 2019, has gone just as quickly as it got here, and we got more information of games like The Last of Us Part…

September 24, 2019, 213
The Last of Us Part II

The Last of Us Part II Gets Release Date Trailer

Sony’s State of Play finished off with new footage for The Last of Us Part II, Naughty Dog’s highly anticipated sequel. Does the game have a release date, finally? Yes!…

September 24, 2019, 502
Humanity logo

Humanity Coming to PlayStation 4 in 2020

Sony started out their September State of Play with a teaser for Humanity, a new game by Enhance and Tha LTD. All we really know about this title is the…

September 24, 2019, 186
Borderlands 3 Cover Art

Borderlands 3 Becomes Fastest-Selling 2K Game

Borderlands 3, Gearbox’s most recent title, became publisher 2K Games’ fastest-selling game of all time with more than five million units sold just five days after its September 13, 2019…

September 24, 2019, 218
Links Awakening Cover Art

The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening Review

The original Link’s Awakening has a special place in the hearts of those who played it. Its surreal, Twin Peaks-inspired atmosphere and its character-driven story combined to create a unique…

September 22, 2019, 426

The Sojourn Review – Le Pneuma, Portal Deux

Well, I’m sure we’ve done this rodeo… many, many times.   From Portal to Pneuma, Qube to Quantum Conundrum, Braid to The Bridge, blah blah blah, we have another one after so long. The ol’ narrative puzzle-platformer dance that’s…

September 20, 2019, 335

September PlayStation State of Play Announced

It’s been a while since we’ve gotten one of these. After five months of near radio silence with the last month airing in early May, Sony announced that the third…

September 19, 2019, 210
Isometric gameplay still of Disco Elysium, portraying gunplay

Disco Elysium Announced for October 15th Release

The long-anticipated open-world detective RPG Disco Elysium has a release date and it’s sooner than you may expect! Developer ZA/UM’s intricate translation of pen-and-paper character development to a stylish isometric…

September 18, 2019, 291
Cinematic still of skateboarding simulator Session, showing player's character olleying off a ledge

Early Access Launch Trailer for Session Has Released

It’s been a vacant few years for skateboarding games in the aftermath of the implosion of the Tony Hawk franchise, and EA’s radio silence on the trajectory for Skate, but…

September 17, 2019, 582