Month: March 2019

According to eagle-eyed Twitter user SomeKidNick, the release window for Persona 5 hero Joker as a fighter in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate no longer states the words “Approaching April.” Instead the frame in the DLC reveal trailer merely says “Approaching…” This is an interesting development considering that we are now a mere day away from
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Trivia Murder Party is back for the next Jackbox Party Pack coming this Fall with Trivia Murder Party 2. The sequel to the murder themed trivia game will include new questions, new mini-games, enhanced audience features and more. Also mentioned in the list of features include “cursed gifts” and new ways to die in the game. For
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When it comes to recent trends in games as of late, one of the absolute best trends has been the resurgence of ninja-themed games. Last year, The Messenger blended the old-school gameplay of Ninja Gaiden with challenging Metroidvania gameplay, while more recently titles like Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice took fast-paced combat to new (and more difficult) levels. That
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Building up energy is the key to the Nindies-featured Creature in the Well, a new dungeon crawler hack-and-slash game from Flight School Studio. With pinball-like combat mechanics, Creature in the Well adds a unique spin to the genre, though the PAX East demo that I played left me questioning how much further the final game will
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While weapon-crafting was a mainstay for the original The Last of Us, another less-utilized mechanic were the peppered Workbenches that let players upgrade their guns. If you were wondering whether The Last of Us Part II would include this, eagle-eyed dives into some Naughty Dog promotional videos would suggest so. News originally came from, of all places, Naughty
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In a short press release, Sony Interactive Entertainment announced that they will shut down the servers for Driveclub at the end of March 2020. The news is not too surprising given that Sony shuttered Driveclub developer Evolution Studio in 2016. However, it is an unfortunate development for fans of the PS4 racer. Driveclub had a
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Eat your heart out, Netflix. Fans of The Witcher 3 and The Witcher series are taking to crowdfunding platform to produce a series of short films that revolve around the beloved RPG series. Even better, they already have an episode ready to go, free of charge. The news came from well-known Geralt cosplayer Taryn, who shared the project earlier today
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The offerings from Annapurna Interactive at PAX East 2019 couldn’t be any more different from one another, yet they all inspired similar emotions and feelings. Wattam, Outer Wilds, and Sayonara Wild Hearts each showed no shortage in creativity, all provoking intense curiosity of what these games have to offer further in. Wattam is a unique
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Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth character trailer has been released and it’s everything we wanted. Your favorite Phantom Thieves are back and stealing the spotlight bringing their quirky personalities with them. The recent trailer features your Persona 5 favorites: Futaba, Ann, Yusuke, Haru, Morgana aka Mona, Makoto, Ryuji, Akechi, and of course Joker. The RPG is a dungeon/crawler
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The Good Smile Company has been known for collaborating with top game franchises. From Solid Snake to Geralt of The Witcher series, Good Smile takes these tough and hardened characters and turn them into adorable Nendoroids. Well, it looks like the Nendoroid takes on a new challenge with the announcement of a collaboration with the survival
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I have always been a huge fan of the city-building genre, mostly as a way to control people other than just my poor fiancé. Naturally, I gravitated towards the Tropico series when I saw Tropico 5 on sale on the PlayStation store a few years ago. Something about the graphic representation of a warm, island
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There’s no question about it: Borderlands 3 hype is in full swing. Following the PAX East reveal from developer Gearbox Studios, most gamers aren’t waiting until the April 3 announcements for more information. Instead, they are diving right into other Borderlands games on Steam driving chart numbers across the board. Analytics come directly from site SteamCharts, which reviews both
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Since its release last summer, Dead Cells has emerged as a cult hit thanks to its challenging roguelike gameplay and addictive Metroidvania elements, and with the game having been such a success, developer Motion Twin seems to be moving ahead on continuing to support the game while also exploring the potential of Google Stadia. Speaking in
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