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EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Remember the first time you played The Typing of The Dead? It’s an underrated feeling. That novelty of your first playthrough slowly being overtaken by genuine curiosity and wonder as the original comedic intentions turn into genuine intensity, and once you finish it? You go through it again and pray…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Auto-runners are in need of a dire switch-up. Forget running to the left or straight ahead for eternity in the hopes of attaining a meaningless score or killing time. Let that score have purpose! Let it have a rewarding challenge and structure. I’m rambling again, but nevertheless, let’s talk…

EGX Rezzed 2019…

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Oh, you know I’m gunna talk about this one.   A new adventure game, from the developers of OXENFREE? You think I’m gonna play this? Do bears shit in the woods? This was the first thing that greeted you in the ID@Xbox booth during EGX Rezzed, and Christ, was there…

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…

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Pokimane

Pokimane Donates $50,000 to UC Irvine for Esports Scholarship

Pokimane (Imane Anys), a well-known Twitch streamer and YouTube personality, donated $50,000 to University of California Irvine according to an announcement by the university this past Thursday, February 13, to…

February 15, 2020, 1,024
FF7 Remake Opening Cinematic

Final Fantasy VII Remake’s Opening Movie Will Give You Goosebumps

Despite a lengthy development time and a handful of delays, Final Fantasy VII Remake will finally land in the hands of eager gamers on April 10. With only two months…

February 14, 2020, 609
Stardew Valley 2

Two New Games in the Works from Stardew Valley Creator

Just last month, farming simulation sensation Stardew Valley hit a 10 million units sold milestone, today the game’s creator Eric Barone (Concerned Ape) shared a little tidbit about his future ambitions.…

February 12, 2020, 575
Image of Skellboy Title Menu. Has the text "Skellboy" over a grassy backdrop

Skellboy Review – Malnourished

Skellboy is an action-adventure game that sees you taking control of a freshly risen-from-the-grave skeleton who, of course, is tasked with saving a world in peril. Developed by small studio…

February 10, 2020, 574
The Last of Us: Joel teaching Ellie to shoot

Top 10 Games of the 2010s

Decade 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   Welcome, finally, to the top ten games of the 2010s. It has been a long decade with…

February 9, 2020, 685
An in-game screenshot of Monster Energy Supercross 3, showcasing a rider ahead of the rest in order to win a Holeshot.

Monster Energy Supercross 3 Review – All KTMs Suck

“Metal heavy, soft at the core.”   Ahh, this feels like a late Christmas gift. Last year, Milestone’s Monster Energy Supercross 2 was a pleasant surprise to play, as it got me…

February 7, 2020, 1,285
Gameplay still from The Pedestrian showing a platforming sequence taking place along the railway

The Pedestrian Review – As Above, so Below

There’s something unanimously humbling about exiting the New York City underground subways, where subterranean confines with claustrophobic depths give way to another world entirely. Skies with no end reign above…

February 7, 2020, 619
Apex Legends Season 4

Apex Legends Season 4 Is Here With Assimilation

Apex Legends Season 4: Assimilation is live, replacing the just-finished Season 3 of the battle royale shooter by Respawn Entertainment. The newest update features a reworked version of Season 3’s map,…

February 5, 2020, 629
Toy Story

Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Physical Copy Releases March 17

In a press release on Wednesday, Square Enix announced that Kingdom Hearts All-In-One Package will be getting a physical release for PlayStation 4 in North America on March 17. The package…

February 5, 2020, 840
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay

Top 10 Games of 2019 – It Has a Little Something For Everyone

2019 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 Decade   This is a smörgåsbord if ever there was one. While it’s not the most impressive year of…

February 5, 2020, 829