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92% of Mass…

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Mass Effect fans apparently error on the side of mercy… yep… this is the big story on Sick Critic for today. As a series, Mass Effect has shipped more than 16.5 million units over the span of four games and 12 years. On Wednesday, former cinematic designer for Mass…
Animal Crossing New Horizons Rain

Animal Crossing: New…

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Seeing as there’s only a month left until launch, there’s been a curious information drought for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Thankfully, today’s Nintendo Direct landed just in time to answer all of our Animal Crossing-related questions with a jam-packed presentation. We’ll cover all the best parts of the presentation…
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Shovel Knight Developer…

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The developer of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games, will be holding a presentation to show off its upcoming projects. This will mark the second time the developer has made announcements via Livestream ala Nintendo. The presentation is taking place on February 26 at 12 pm EST and can be viewed…
Kingdom Hearts on Xbox One

Kingdom Hearts HD…

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Xbox One fans have been deprived of the pre-Kingdom Hearts III games for long enough. Kingdom Hearts is finally arriving on Xbox One in full force, with Kingdom Hearts HD 1.5 + 2.5 ReMIX and Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue available digitally today. It doesn’t look like…
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Sony Reportedly Wrestling…

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Sony’s silence on their next-generation system has tested the patience of gamers hungry for more information, and this new report from Bloomberg may contextualize the absence of PS5 updates. Due to the scarcity of hardware components, the manufacturing costs on the PlayStation 5 currently hover at around $450, which…
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Pokimane Donates $50,000…

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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 fund a new esports scholarship.   Every year, a chosen student will receive a $2,500, merit-based esports scholarship from…
FF7 Remake Opening Cinematic

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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 until launch, Square Enix dropped the perfect little teaser today in the form of the game’s spectacular opening cinematic.…
Stardew Valley 2

Two New Games…

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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. On Twitter today he confirmed that he’s turned his attention to a pair of new projects, both of which…
Apex Legends Season 4

Apex Legends Season…

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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, World’s Edge. A gigantic machine called The Planet Harvester pierces the map, adding new life to the whole aesthetic…
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Kingdom Hearts All-In-One…

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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 can be purchased from physical retailers for half the price that you can get it for digitally on the…

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Mass Effect 2

92% of Mass Effect Players Chose Paragon

Mass Effect fans apparently error on the side of mercy… yep… this is the big story on Sick Critic for today. As a series, Mass Effect has shipped more than…

February 22, 2020, 61
Animal Crossing New Horizons Rain

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Lets You Customize ALL THE THINGS

Seeing as there’s only a month left until launch, there’s been a curious information drought for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Thankfully, today’s Nintendo Direct landed just in time to answer…

February 20, 2020, 169
Image Taken from Yacht Club Games website. depicts date and time for their new presentation in white text over an orange background

Shovel Knight Developer Yacht Club Games to Host Live Presentation

The developer of Shovel Knight, Yacht Club Games, will be holding a presentation to show off its upcoming projects. This will mark the second time the developer has made announcements…

February 19, 2020, 129
7th Sector Review

7th Sector Review – The Seventh Circle

“This city is an empty glass. Words do nothing. No one sleeps.”   Y’know what puzzle games need? Visible spectacle! Forget fancy gimmicks and sharp writing, shove it all in…

February 19, 2020, 125
Kingdom Hearts on Xbox One

Kingdom Hearts HD Collections Now Available on Xbox One

Xbox One fans have been deprived of the pre-Kingdom Hearts III games for long enough. Kingdom Hearts is finally arriving on Xbox One in full force, with Kingdom Hearts HD…

February 18, 2020, 131
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Sony Reportedly Wrestling With Expensive PlayStation 5 Parts, Uncertain Retail Price

Sony’s silence on their next-generation system has tested the patience of gamers hungry for more information, and this new report from Bloomberg may contextualize the absence of PS5 updates. Due…

February 16, 2020, 228
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, 305
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, 150
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, 154
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, 245