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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

Throwback Review: Geometry…

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Alright, let’s go back to the past real quick.   Cut back to 2005, and the Xbox 360 launches with a fat handful of titles. Most of them were sport titles, but there were games within the launch library that looked set to stun. The revolutionary graphics of Perfect Dark…

Genesis Alpha One…

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Ahh. Once more unto the breach lads.   It’s a shame that we are the humans that were born too late to explore the planet with a boat, were born too early to travel the stars but were the ones to have invented the television. So instead of being…

Life is Strange…

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Damn, this took a while, didn’t it?   I was expecting this back in late November or early December, but DONTNOD wanted time to hone in on their craft, their life, their passion for what is their most popular franchise. By “time”, they mean “make the episodes twice as…

Bungie and Activision…

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I’m sure by now we’ve all heard about the big Bungie and Activision split. If you don’t know what happened, let me be the one to break it to you: Bungie and Activision parted ways…. and that’s literally all that happened. Activision stated that Destiny 2 had under-performed in…

American Ninja Warrior…

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It’s not hard to see the appeal in American Ninja Warrior. Recently hitting its 10th season, ANW puts the spotlight on the most talented and agile of Americans, allowing them to compete in a series of physically straining and increasingly impressive tasks, and at the end of the season the winner…
The elusive Deer Man stands by the burning corpse of J.J. Macfield in a field of flowers, while deers patrol the area.

The Indie GOTY…

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Welcome back to the Indie GOTY 2018 Roundup, a DIY shelter away from the hollow fists of the AAA game industry that forcibly reign down upon us. A list devised by this here site to spotlight passion projects from those who merely love video games and have realized their…
The main character of Minit prepares to speak to the very slowly-talking NPC underneath the lighthouse.

Indie GOTYs 2018…

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Well, with a heavy sigh of relief attached to it, 2018 is over.   Gaming-wise, when celebrities weren’t trying to be relate-able by mentioning Fortnite, the year was filled with all sorts of good games. In fact, one might go so far as to say it was better than 2017…

The Indie Investigation…

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God, so many good games were released in 2018.   Alright, maybe not good. Unique at best. Alright, maybe not unique. Cynical at best… or just shit. Look, the point is that a lot of games were released as usual, and we haven’t had enough time or patience to…
Sick Critic Game of the Year

Sick Critic Game…

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2018 has done it again with a hugely varied and high-quality number of video game releases. The Sick Critic staff has spent the last few weeks casting votes on their favorite games in several categories, including game of the year. You’ll find the winners, why they won, and a…

A Review of…

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Bugger it, let’s just be direct, enough with the metaphors.   Hello, this is an overall review of how Microsoft and their console, the Xbox One, performed in 2018. Here, we’ll be talking about how they attempted to dominate the market with their first-party exclusives, the sales figures of…

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Yakuza protagonist glaring at the camera in a crowded street

Yakuza 3, 4, and 5 Remasters Announced for PlayStation 4

Sega just shadow-dropped Yakuza 3 on PlayStation 4 today, with 4 and 5 remasters releasing months afterwards. By February 2020, all mainline Yakuza games will be readily available on PSN. On October…

August 20, 2019, 232
Promo image for Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

Classic 2D Events Coming to Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020

After a three year breather (which now seems to be the common pace for the Olympic Games series), Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will unite polarized…

August 20, 2019, 245
Logo for Gamescom Opening Night Live on a purple background

Gamescom: Opening Night Live Round-Up

Gamescom: Opening Night Live just aired and there’s quite a bit to talk about. Hosted by the creator of the Game Awards Geoff Keighley, the stream featured a number of…

August 19, 2019, 277

Sony Interactive Entertainment Acquires Insomniac Games

[UPDATE] Further information has emerged concerning Sony’s acquisition of Insomniac Games. All of Insomniac’s owned non-Sony exclusive IP, which include Sunset Overdrive, Fuse, Song of the Deep, Edge of Nowhere, and…

August 19, 2019, 472
Promotional image showing off new games coming to xbox game pass

Gamescom: Inside Xbox Round-Up 08/19

Xbox kicks off its Gamescom 2019 with an Inside Xbox live conference, showing off some new footage for upcoming titles. Over the 40 minutes the stream ran for, a ton…

August 19, 2019, 728
Nintendo's Indi World Presentation Title Screen

Nintendo’s Indie World Round Up 8/19

Nintendo kicked off the Gamescom announcements this year with ‘Indie World’, a bite-sized Nintendo Direct style video to show off some of the best indie games heading to Switch later…

August 19, 2019, 292
Rainbow Road as seen in Mario Kart 8

Nine Tracks I’d like in Mario Kart 9

I’m a big fan of Mario Kart 8, and with Crash Bandicoot and Sonic getting racing games this summer, I can’t help but hope for a Mario Kart 9 on the horizon. In no…

August 16, 2019, 584
Gary Whitta

Halo 5 Writer Gary Whitta Announced as PAX West Keynote Speaker

Gary Whitta, writer for games like Telltale’s The Walking Dead, Halo 5: Guardians, and Prey and movies like Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Book of Eli, and After…

August 15, 2019, 291
Dead Island 2 Saints Row 5

Dead Island 2 Changes Developers, Saint’s Row V Coming Says THQ Nordic

THQ Nordic will be busy with some old series likely over the next couple of years. In a press release to investors, the company announced not only that development of…

August 14, 2019, 396
Title screen for Plants vs Zombies Battle for Neighborville

Plants Vs. Zombies Battle for Neighborville Trailer Leak + Switch Version Rumored

Man, what is it with Plants vs Zombies and leaks? Last week, screenshots of a new PvZ game were leaked, then a few days later the official title of the…

August 13, 2019, 676