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Musician Arranges Jazz Set For Pro Smash Matches

Music student Nicholas Caleb Goss sees melodies when he watches Super Smash Bros. Melee champion Jose “Mango” Marquez flit across a stage. “He likes to style,” Goss said, describing a fight against Marquez as “energetic, surprising.” To Goss, Marquez’s playstyle is jazz, which is exactly what he turned it into.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Musician Arranges Jazz Set For Pro Smash Matches

Music student Nicholas Caleb Goss sees melodies when he watches Super Smash Bros. Melee champion Jose “Mango” Marquez flit across a stage. “He likes to style,” Goss said, describing a fight against Marquez as “energetic, surprising.” To Goss, Marquez’s playstyle is jazz, which is exactly what he turned it into.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Overwatch Incest ‘Shipping Tests The Limits Of What’s Permissible In Fandom

While it’s possible to play Overwatch and not pay attention to its lore, there’s a part of that game’s fandom that loves it for its lore. These fans theorize about character backgrounds, make fan art, and often obsess over the possible romantic pairing in the game, known as “shipping.” They imagine former friends…Read more… Continue […]

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Sources: BioWare Montreal Downsized, Mass Effect Put On Ice For Now

In the wake of BioWare’s polarizing Mass Effect: Andromeda, fans have wondered where the lauded sci-fi series will go next. The answer, according to people familiar with the studio, is nowhere—at least for the time being. BioWare has put Mass Effect on hiatus and turned Andromeda’s developer, BioWare Montreal, into a…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Nintendo Switch version of Rime is getting a price drop, of sorts: While publisher Greybox says

The Nintendo Switch version of Rime is getting a price drop, of sorts: While publisher Greybox says it can’t lower the $40 price of the Switch cart without “selling at a loss,” it’s lowering the digital version to $30 to match other versions, and including a digital code for the game’s soundtrack inside the physical…Read […]

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Four Hours In, I’m Enjoying The Challenge of Fire Emblem Echoes

I’ve just started up playing Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia. It’s a remake of the Famicom exclusive Fire Emblem Gaiden. I’m making my way through the early hours of the campaign. It’s been a challenging game that I can’t put down.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Square Enix’s Message After Nier: Automata Ending A Is Just Confusing

For the past couple of weeks I have been gradually playing through Nier: Automata, a video game about robot depression, and just a few nights ago I reached ending A. If I didn’t know any better—and if I took Square Enix’s message literally—I might just call it quits.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Square Enix’s Message After Nier: Automata Ending A Is Just Confusing

For the past couple of weeks I have been gradually playing through Nier: Automata, a video game about robot depression, and just a few nights ago I reached ending A. If I didn’t know any better—and if I took Square Enix’s message literally—I might just call it quits.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Popular Nier: Automata PC Mod Includes A Piracy Check, Sparking Meltdown

Many fans were happy to hear about Kaldaien’s “FAR mod,” a patch that fixes Nier: Automata’s technical issues on PC. Some people who downloaded the mod were surprised to find that it checks whether or not you’ve pirated the game, and the modder’s decision to include such a feature has proven controversial.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Popular Nier: Automata PC Mod Includes A Piracy Check, Sparking Meltdown

Many fans were happy to hear about Kaldaien’s “FAR mod,” a patch that fixes Nier: Automata’s technical issues on PC. Some people who downloaded the mod were surprised to find that it checks whether or not you’ve pirated the game, and the modder’s decision to include such a feature has proven controversial.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Board Games Are Helping My Wife Recover From Her Traumatic Brain Injury

For some people, board games are only bits of cardboard, wood or plastic. They’re just spaceship models or dungeon maps or dense rulebooks, a bit of fun after a strenuous week at the office. I know they’re more because they helped give me back my wife. After she was critically injured in a car crash, […]

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Board Games Are Helping My Wife Recover From Her Traumatic Brain Injury

For some people, board games are only bits of cardboard, wood or plastic. They’re just spaceship models or dungeon maps or dense rulebooks, a bit of fun after a strenuous week at the office. I know they’re more because they helped give me back my wife. After she was critically injured in a car crash, […]

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