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PAX South 2018:…

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Co-written by Maxwell Broggi-Sumner and Keith O’Donnell At PAX South 2018 this year, We Are Fuzzy brought their base builder meets twin-stick shooter Sleep Tight, and staff writer Keith O’Donnell and I were lucky enough to play it. Each night, you run around your bedroom with a nerf-looking gun and…

Weekly Round-Up: New…

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Here is all the big news you may have missed from this past week!      New Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons Announced The Splatoon themed Joy-Cons that were previously only available through the Splatoon 2 system bundle, will now receive a standalone release. While Nintendo has yet to reveal the…

Dragon Ball FighterZ…

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With the release of Dragon Ball FighterZ being just a few weeks away, you can now pre-order the highly anticipated fighter. Players who pre-order Dragon Ball FighterZ get exclusive pre-order bonuses, which include early unlocks for Super Saiyan Goku and Super Saiyan Vegeta, two lobby avatars and early access…

Weekly Round-Up: New…

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Here is all the big news you may have missed from this past week!     Nintendo Delays 64 GB Switch Game Cards   The Nintendo Switch game cards currently only support 32 GBs, which can definitely be frustrating if you plan on purchasing physical copies of titles like…

The Jerk Awards…

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Originally, I was going to focus on the upcoming year, be ready for it, and that was that. However…   There’s no denying that 2017 was one of the best years for gaming since 2007, without a doubt. You had everybody chipping in to make this year special, and…

Surpassion – The…

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COUGAR, the same company that brought you the Attack X3 Keyboard, has just announced the release of Surpassion, a mouse made for FPS computer games. The Surpassion, with a Pixart PMW3330 sensor and an innovative LCD screen-based system that allows users to engage in advanced tweaking without drivers, should…

Indie Game Lookout…

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Here we are, on the fourth section of the End of Year Round-Up, and we’re looking towards the brightest parts of the future.   With every years, names are made, and those names are focused on until their next project, all the while you’ll be standing there and waiting…

Life is Strange…

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Overview Life is Strange was a “big” apocalypse; tangible and deadly. When an apocalypse is brought up, most people think of something even bigger than a measly storm that will wipe out a single town, most people think some biblically-awesome disaster that wipes out most or all of the…

Sword Legacy: Omen…

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Team 17 has released a new trailer for their upcoming turn-based strategy game, Sword Legacy: Omen from developers Firecast Studios and Fableware Narrative Design. The latest trailer focuses on the game’s different regions, you can check out the new trailer below.     Sword Legacy: Omen sends players on a quest…

Loot Boxes, Neutrality…

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Now that the indie awards have been brushed aside, let’s look at the bigger picture; specifically, the moments where gamers collectively set aside their differences and had a good ol’ stare at the wrongdoings and failures of the gaming industry, staring as they fumbled for excuses or withered away…

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PlayStation State of Play 5.9.2019 Review

Sony’s State of Play presentations have returned with some interesting announcements, including a few surprises. It was a much shorter presentation this time around so it shouldn’t be long to…

May 9, 2019, 587
Josh Hawley with a Paladins loot box

U.S. Congress Could Ban Loot Boxes

For years now, loot boxes have been the subjects of extensive morality discussion in the gaming industry. We’ve already seen legal action against the practice worldwide, but the United States…

May 8, 2019, 326

Video Games, Counterpoint: A Purpose Found

A friend of mine here on the site recently posted an article entitled Video Games: A Purpose Forgotten. It’s a good article, I’d recommend reading it, but I personally disagree with…

May 5, 2019, 353
Lineup of Console Controllers

Video Games, Counterpoint: A Purpose Forgotten

Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Scream by Edvard Munch, “I Will Always Love You” by Whitney Houston, Saving Private Ryan written by Robert Rodat and directed by Steven…

May 5, 2019, 327

EGX Rezzed 2019 Preview: CHANGE: A Homeless Survival Experience.

Like many other countries, unfortunately, The UK is going through a homeless epidemic.   According to a recent study made in November of 2018, housing charity Shelter claimed that there…

May 4, 2019, 371
Dawn of Man Cover Art

Neolithic Gameplay – Dawn of Man Review

Simulation games have always been some of my favorites: no matter how unbelievably incompetent and incapable I am, these sorts of games give me a chance to feel like I…

May 1, 2019, 1,172
Kojima's Premiere Project

Death Stranding Trailer Teased by Hideo Kojima

Hideo Kojima never ceases to surprise us. Quite possibly the King of Tease, Kojima once again took to Twitter early Tuesday morning to stimulate our imaginations with a teaser for…

April 30, 2019, 240
Sonic the Hedgehog Movie

Sonic the Hedgehog Movie Trailer Brings the Horror

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie has been teased for a while, with several images leaking online over the past few months. The Internet hasn’t been kind to the CGI rendition…

April 30, 2019, 604

Baba is You Review — Abstraction is Key

Surface level subversion has reached a dead-end across indie game development. It’s almost a prerequisite in certain subgenres that your game acknowledges its own existence, prodding at it and shrugging…

April 26, 2019, 441
Switch and E3 Xed out

Nintendo Not Showing Switch Hardware at E3 2019, Stock Price Drops

Nintendo made a lot of its fans ecstatic recently when it was announced that they would release the Switch in China. The stock market was then flooded with people wanting…

April 25, 2019, 361