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Gameplay still from Nier Replicant showing a suspended steampunk styled bridge

Nier Replicant Remastered…

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With Nier: Automata raising the franchise’s profile immensely, it only makes sense that its predecessor would gain a second life. Square Enix is turning this wish into a reality with the impending release of Nier Replicant ver. 1.22474487139…, a remaster of the original Nier that started it all. Upon its initial release in 2010, Nier built…
Promotional image for Microsoft's acquisition of Bethesda, shows Bethesda IPs Elder Scrolls, Fallout, Doom, etc standing in a row

Microsoft Acquires Bethesda…

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Just one day before Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S preorders open, Microsoft have announced a game-changing acquisition. For $7.5 billion, Microsoft has entered into an agreement to acquire ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks. With this acquisition, Microsoft has nearly doubled their amount of internal…
Nintendo Direct Mini Partner Showcase September

Watch the Nintendo…

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Nintendo just announced another Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, which will place on September 17, 2020, at 7 AM PST. The last Nintendo Direct Mini released in August, was only around 11-minutes long, and focused on third-party games, revealing games such as Kingdom Hearts: Melody of Memory and World of…
Twin Mirror Release Date

Twin Mirror Gets…

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DONTNOD has put out a new gameplay video for the much-anticipated Twin Mirror along with a release date for the game. Twin Mirror will be releasing on December 1, 2020, and will be exclusive to the Epic Games Store on PC, but will also release on PS4 and Xbox…
PlayStation 5 Consoles

Sony Announces PlayStation…

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On a brisk Saturday morning, Sony dropped the megaton announcement everyone has been waiting for: another PlayStation 5 event. Coming off the heels of Microsoft’s Xbox Series S announcement earlier this week, Sony’s event will primarily focus on the PlayStation 5’s launch lineup from their Worldwide Studios and development…
Undertale 5th Anniversary Concert

Undertale Celebrates 5th…

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It’s hard to believe it, but Undertale is about to celebrate its 5th anniversary since its initial launch on PC. The surprise indie hit gained a large following and critical acclaim when it launched back in 2015. A free online concert featuring some of Undertale’s music is going to be…
Presentation still from Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake, shows the Prince's remade character model facing the audience

Ubisoft Announces Prince…

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Just a few hours after making a conspicuous and accidental appearance on UPlay, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake has been formally announced. Quickly becoming one of the more polarizing events at today’s Ubisoft Forward, the remake’s trailer shows a game that may be a bit too faithful to…
Space Robinson Promo Art

Crytivo Blasts Space…

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Crytivo, the indie publisher that’s responsible for The Universim, Turmoil, and Beholder, announced on Thursday that Space Robinsons has arrived on Nintendo Switch. Developer Luxorix Games has put together a chaotic and exciting bullet hell that resembles great games like Enter the Gungeon.     Levels are procedurally generated…
ENDER LILIES Quietus of the Knights Key Art

ENDER LILIES: Quietus…

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Brand-new publisher Binary Haze Interactive has revealed its first project, ENDER LILIES: Quietus of the Knights. The game focuses on a dark atmosphere and narrative, the center of which is Lily. As the last priestess to survive a terrible rain that turns people into undead, Lily will attempt to…
Xbox Series X Release Date

Xbox Series X…

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After years of rumors and fierce speculation, Microsoft has finally revealed the release date for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on Twitter. This comes right off the heels of yesterday’s announcement of the Xbox Series S and its price point of $299. Both consoles will launch…

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XIII (2020) Review – Lucky Number

“Corrupted by the darkness, now you fall into an endless sleep.”   I don’t even know where to start. You already know. I already know. It hasn’t been a month…

November 24, 2020, 215

Remothered: Broken Porcelain Review – Fannibal Lecture

“When the demon’s knocking on your door, you’ll still be staring down the floor.”   Well, October has come and gone with the speed of an incontinent cheetah, and the…

November 9, 2020, 433
The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review

The Suicide of Rachel Foster Review – Take the Stairs

The Suicide of Rachel Foster deals with some heavy themes that require sensitivity on the part of the developer. Suicide and rape aren’t themes you toss around at the dinner…

November 8, 2020, 210

GoNNER 2 Review – Slippery People

“Died to stay there, never have to leave there.”   It’s 2020, and it appears that roguelikes… well, they aren’t dying, but they sure seem like they’re slowing down. Once…

November 7, 2020, 309

This is The Zodiac Speaking Review – Colin Fry

**SPOILER/CONTENT ALERT! Plot elements of This is the Zodiac Speaking will be discussed here for the sake of critique. It also includes a description of the death of a young…

October 28, 2020, 622

Democracy 4 First Impressions – Early Access

A lot of political simulators find ways to take the insanity of the government and condense it down into easy-to-digest, overly simplistic casual games that don’t force the player to…

October 26, 2020, 1,197

GORSD Review – Garth Offered Red Slippers, Dope

“I hate that clown, but not as much as Mr. Far. I think I’ll go smoke a cigar.”   When it comes to learning a new skill, being thrown into…

October 15, 2020, 11,181
No Place for Bravery Interview

Developer Dialogue: No Place for Bravery Interview @ PAX Online

There were plenty of unique and exciting games at PAX Online this year. One that stood out to me the most was No Place for Bravery, an action RPG from…

October 4, 2020, 12,906
Promotional image for the Super Smash Bros Ultimate/Minecraft crossover, shows four Minecraft characters standing in front of prospective Smash stages

Steve and Alex From Minecraft Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

October has hit the ground running with this morning’s announcement that the latest downloadable characters for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate are… Steve and Alex from Minecraft! Nintendo have repeatedly smashed expectations with regards…

October 1, 2020, 13,170

Bounty Battle Review – Ultra Mash Brothaz

“I was walking on the ground, I didn’t make a sound. Then, I turned around, and I saw a clown.”   When it comes to fighting games, it’s always the…

September 28, 2020, 12,910