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Throwback Review: Mirror's Edge - Bottomless Pit
We all know that EA is... subversive, when it comes to evolution.

 

A publisher known for being seemingly suicidal when it comes to new IPs, and dedicated to
Fortnite Season 5 Week 9 Challenges Guide
Fortnite’s Season 5, Week 9 challenges have finally gone live. This week's challenges are finicky and annoying to complete. There are 3 free Battle Pass challenges and 4 premium
Shape of The World Review - Epiphany Fields
Hello. How are you? Your err... hands smell nice?

 

Excuse the formalities, but I feel like maybe I've been a bit too much of a Negative Nancy lately. Here I am,
Don't Sink Review - Sea of Poop Thieves
Ahoy there, mati-- Ahh, what's the bloody point?

 

I'm not going to lie, Sea of Thieves drained my enthusiasm for pirates. If Rare's maligned baby was actually what pirates
Planet Alpha Review - We Drift Like Worried Fire
**SPOILER ALERT: Certain storytelling elements and moments are used for interpretation and critique here. If you are interested in Planet Alpha, be wary.**
 

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Xbox Game Pass: September's New Games Revealed
Xbox Game Pass is about to add a heap of new games to the service. The September additions to the Netflix-style service have been unveiled; there are some big triple-A releases
7th Sector Review

7th Sector Review…

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“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 an environment that would be more suited to a 90s anime. Yeah, that sounds like a surefire winner, and…
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…
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…
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…

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“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 into an entirely new genre of motor-sports effortlessly. It had a lot going for it: fantastic controls and feedback,…
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…

HyperDot Review –…

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“I’m so slick that they need to call me grease, ’cause I slips and I slides when I rides on the beast.”   You see it coming, you get out of the way; basic survival instincts, unless you’re me, who possesses the reaction times of a drunk narcoleptic. Dodging…

Lake Ridden Review…

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“Left alone, I’m with the one I most fear.”   Yeah, 2020 baby! Time to kick off the shackles of a trash decade, and altogether, we jump headfirst into the garbage fire that already is 2020. Ah well, the outside world may be terrible at the moment, but what…

Stardew Valley Surpasses…

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One of the greatest games of our time, light of my life, point of hope in the chaos of the world Stardew Valley has officially sold over 10,000,000 copies after its release in 2016. Stardew Valley is, at first glance, a love letter to traditional farming simulators, where players plant and…

Leaked Images of…

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The first real-life images of the Xbox Series X have leaked online via NeoGAF. Two images of a prototype model of the console were posted by user Curry Panda in a thread dedicated to discussing the next-gen. Website Thurrott previously reported on which ports would be included on the back of…

Dying Light 2…

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Delay season just won’t end. The sequel to the well-liked, open-world zombie parkour game Dying Light has been delayed from its intended spring 2020 release window. Developer Techland has not disclosed the new release window, so Dying Light 2‘s official release date is now TBA. Techland states, “We were initially…

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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