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The Textorcist Available…

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Back at this year’s PAX East, I got to play The Textorcist, Morbidware’s gothic fusion of bullet hell and typing game. You can read more in the linked article, but to summarize, you have to both type out various words and sentences to deal damage to opponents while simultaneously navigating…
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Yakuza: Like a…

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Yakuza: Like a Dragon is getting a playable demo, producer for the game Masayoshi Yokoyama announced in an interview with Japanese magazine Famitsu. The interview was translated by Gematsu and includes some further details about the upcoming crime drama. Yokoyama spoke about a new “office worker” job, a class…
Image taken from trailer for Netflix's The Witcher. Depicts Geralt played by Henry Cavill with fully back eyes and looking very pale.

Netflix’s The Witcher…

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A new trailer has just dropped for Netflix’s The Witcher series, along with the information that the show is coming out on December 20th. A couple of months back we got a teaser for Netflix’s The Witcher, but it mostly only served to show off the cast and how…

PlayStation 4 Officially…

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A hefty amount of information came out from Sony’s investor meeting today, and there’s plenty of good news for PlayStation. In the last quarter, Sony announced that the PS4 shipped 100 million units faster than any other console. Today, Sony revealed that the PS4 outsold the first PlayStation and…

505 Games to…

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Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding, one of the most anticipated games of the year, is set to launch on PS4 on Friday, November 8th. It tells the story of a man traveling across a wasteland to save humanity from annihilation after various supernatural events start to plague the landscape. It…
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ESPN Reports That…

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Blizzard is set to unveil Overwatch 2 during BlizzCon, which takes place in just a few days. This comes from an ESPN report, which claims it has obtained a “BlizzCon training document” from a source over at Blizzard. The report reveals that Overwatch 2 will include a PvE mode,…
promotional image for the last of us part 2 developed by naughty dog. Features protagonist ellie fighting against a bald man.

The Last of…

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Earlier today, director of The Last of Us Part II Neil Druckmann announced that the game would be delayed until May 29th, 2020. The announcement was made via the official PlayStation Blog, in which Druckmann revealed that the reason for the delay is to allow the team over at…
Conan O' Brien in Death Stranding

Conan O’Brien and…

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Just as we thought there couldn’t possibly be any more tricks up Death Stranding’s sleeve, Hideo Kojima officially introduced a new character to the game: talk show funnyman Conan O’Brein. To prove that this is not a mistimed April Fools joke, here’s the trailer:   Death Stranding includes the…
Paladins Loot Chest

Children’s Commissioner of…

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As part of an on-going, international battle between gamers, developers/publishers, and government intervention, on October 22, the Children’s Commissioner of England published “Gaming the system,” a study into the effects of gaming on children, and the study paid some special attention to monetization and gambling. This has been a…

Stellaris Announces Expansion…

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Paradox Interactive is best known for their grand strategy titles, where you take control of an entire nation and control their resources and military in the quest for domination. One such game is Stellaris, in which the player explores the galaxy and interacts with other spacefaring species. Paradox has recently…

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They Are Billions Review – Everything But Red on You

“Faces sweaty, arms and legs, what a glorious set of stairs we make.” Jump back a couple of years and zombies are tiresome, boring to fight, and lacking the irony-tinged…

December 26, 2019, 597
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Shovel Knight: King of Cards Review: Fit for a King

Unfurl the banners and ready the feast! After almost two years in development, King Knight is ready to make his grand appearance. Shovel Knight: King of Cards has spent a…

December 23, 2019, 374
Firewatch

Top 10 Games of 2016 – The Year of Going On an Adventure, Charlie!

  2016, compared to the years from the 2010s that preceded it, set a new bar for how densely you can pack a year with adventure. This year specializes in…

December 23, 2019, 441

Critiquing and Revising Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Warning: This article contains heavy spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I recommend viewing the film regardless of this article as it is the kind of movie most people…

December 20, 2019, 458
The Witcher 3 Wild Hunt

Top 10 Games of 2015 – The Year of Fantasy

Film has The Lord of the Rings, television has Game of Thrones, tabletop has Dungeons and Dragons, and the gaming industry has games like Dark Souls and Dragon Age. However,…

December 13, 2019, 393
Disco Elysium Gameplay

The Game Awards 2019 Winners – Disco Elysium Takes Home 4 Trophies

The Game Awards came and went this year, and we were treated to some thrilling upsets. This year’s event was bigger and better than ever. It included a brand-new Player’s…

December 13, 2019, 373
The Game Awards 2019

The Game Awards 2019 Predictions

As the years have passed, Geoff Keighley has built The Game Awards into something tremendously meaningful in the gaming industry. With his leadership, it has become the most important awards show for…

December 12, 2019, 350
Axiom Verge 2 Trailer

Axiom Verge 2 & More Announced during December’s Indie World

Not to be usurped by Sony and their “State of Play” presentation, Nintendo held their own mini direct today focusing on all the indie games that are set to grace…

December 10, 2019, 317

Bayonetta and Vanquish Coming to PS4

In a celebration of their tenth anniversary, SEGA has decided to bring Bayonetta and Vanquish to the PS4, as announced on the PlayStation Official Blog. Bayonetta, originally released on the PS3 and Xbox…

December 9, 2019, 260

Sony Announces Last 2019 Episode of State of Play

Sony decided to squeeze in one last thing before the year comes to a close and mere days before Geoff Keighley’s The Game Awards ceremony. The last thing is another State…

December 6, 2019, 300