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God’s Trigger Is A Hotline Miami-Style Shooter That’s Better With A Buddy

A demon and an angel need to kill lots of people to stop Armageddon. That’s the premise of God’s Trigger, a gory top-down shooter whose slick combat and interesting levels help make it more than just another Hotline Miami wannabe.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Arcade Setups Keep The Dream Of Competitive Darkstalkers 3 Alive

The fighting game extravaganza MIXUP returns for its third year this weekend in Lyon, France. While it’ll showcase tournaments in all the current major games like Street Fighter V, Tekken 7, and Dragon Ball FighterZ, it’ll also be home to a number of more niche side events, including one for the beloved Capcom arcade…Read more… […]

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We Have Concerns About An All-Digital Future

In November of 2013, Microsoft faced blowback after revealing that their new console would require an “always online” internet connection and that game ownership would be tied to players’ Xbox Live accounts, making it harder to trade in games and even lend them to friends. Sony capitalized on that blowback with their …Read more… Continue […]

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The Emulator In Capcom’s Home Arcade Is Stirring Controversy

The Capcom Home Arcade, a plug-and-play fight stick that comes with classic arcade games pre-installed on it, was announced earlier this week, causing a backlash in the homebrew community who take issue with the device’s use of open-source emulation software.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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SNES Mod Performs Black Magic On Mode 7’s Barfy Resolution

The Super Nintendo’s Mode 7 tech was impressive as hell in the early 90s, but all that spinning came at the cost of visual fidelity, with the backgrounds on games like Mario Kart and F-Zero looking like pixellated puke. Two decades on, a mod is trying to clean that up.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Even In Early Access, Dreams Is An Impressive Showcase Of Creativity

The breathtaking painting above is called “Demon’s Penance.” It was created by artist Tomasz Mrozinski using tools included within Media Molecule’s Dreams, released this week in early access for the PlayStation 4. I’ve been staring at it for hours. It’s one of the dozens of games, musical arrangements, sculptures,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Dear Overwatch, Let Me Ride The Motorcycle

Earlier this week, when Blizzard introduced Overwatch’s latest co-op mission, Storm Rising, the teaser trailer featured Tracer on a motorcycle. It was accompanied by the tagline “Chase the truth.” When I logged in to try out the mission today, I was immediately greeted by a screen of Tracer on a motorcycle. I started…Read more… Continue […]

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We Talked To The Only Two People With Every Final Fantasy Trophy

Talan Kirk has spent the last 10 years in pursuit of a highly specific and extremely time-consuming goal: earning every Final Fantasy series trophy available on the North American Playstation Network. Last week, he did it—joining only one other person online to have scaled this imposing gaming mountain. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Nintendo Adds A Zoom Feature To The Switch

The Nintendo Switch screen is pretty big, but if you’ve ever had trouble reading text or seeing details, the latest system update adds a nifty zoom feature. You can zoom in close and even lock the zoom in place. It’s a small but welcome feature that makes the Switch a little more accessible. Read more…

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