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I can think of very few games where you play as a zombie, and even less where you’re a zombie chef. This is the plot of Dungeon Munchies, though, where the game starts you as a newly-reanimated zombie who has a hunger for food. Exploring a bit further introduces you to…

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An auto-runner? In 2019? I’m starting to think this mechanic is more common than I realized. Anyway, ever played a Super Mario Bros. game before? Retroid’s Wunderling is a parody of the franchise where the hero is an anthropomorphic carrot and the Bowser is a Wicked Witch who “adopted” the princess.…

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If you think this game is Overwatch or an Overwatch clone, you are certainly mistaken. While the aesthetic is quite similar, the gameplay is very different. This is definitely one to keep your eyes on and pick up now if you like team-based play. Aftercharge is a team-based 3v3…

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If you like giant mechs and outer space, you should like this game. Published by Blowfish Studios and developed by Drakkar Dev, War Tech Fighters is a… you guessed it, mech game set in outer space! The short demo I was able to play allowed you to fully customize…

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Wheels spinning fast enough to leave marks on the concrete as you leave the starting line. A quarter mile down the street, you decide to slam into one of the other drivers you’re racing against and send him flying into the air. You start speeding ahead and do it…

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This is one of those games that’s best described by comparing it to other games. Get in the Car, Loser plays like Death Road to Canada except it has the active time battle system from the SNES Final Fantasy games. It describes itself as a “road trip RPG”, as instead of…

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Space shooters. They’re some of the earliest forms of video games, and while the genre’s grown and evolved a whole lot since Asteroids and Galaga, there’s always been a simplistic charm to them. No matter what kind of bells and whistles a developer’s thrown on to their space shooter, you’re still…

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My first VR game of the convention, Telefrag is a 1v1 first person shooter where you take on opponents in floating gladiatorial arenas. Each player gets two guns, which can not only shoot people, but also teleport from place to place in the arena. There’s a number of surfaces with…

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Some people have that one genre they just keep coming back to. Some people love precision platformers, some love JRPGs, some love souls/borne style games, I like retro-style roguelikes. They’re everywhere, yes, you can’t throw a stone in the steam store without hitting 20 of them, but the genre…

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An autorunner? In 2019? For PC and Switch? No, you’re not imagining things, Joggernauts puts a fun new twist on what would otherwise be a free game on the play store by adding multiplayer mechanics. While the game does have a singleplayer mode, the game gets increasingly more chaotic when…

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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, 29
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, 87
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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, 184
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, 262
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, 114
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, 123
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, 199
The Last of Us: Joel teaching Ellie to shoot

Top 10 Games of the 2010s

Welcome, finally, to the top ten games of the 2010s. It has been a long decade with tons of beloved games making everlasting changes to our hearts, minds, and memories.…

February 9, 2020, 187
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, 593
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, 204