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Lost In Random: The Kotaku Review

I play a lot of games for this job. That’s not a brag, it’s just a fact. And while many of those games are good, most of them tend to blend together. But whenever something comes along that is not only great but also feels fresh and incredibly memorable, it reminds me of how awesome […]

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We’re Just Never Getting Another Titanfall, Are We

Look, Apex Legends is a fine shooter, but Titanfall 2 was one of the greatest first-person games of all time, so you can understand why folks just will not shut up about wanting another entry in the series.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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We’re Just Never Getting Another Titanfall, Are We

Look, Apex Legends is a fine shooter, but Titanfall 2 was one of the greatest first-person games of all time, so you can understand why folks just will not shut up about wanting another entry in the series.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Move Aside, Met Gala: Destiny 2 Is Getting A ‘Digital Fashion Magazine’

Bungie has announced its relentlessly popular multiplayer shooter Destiny 2 is getting something new. No, not another seasonal event, or a balance patch to screw up your favorite gun, but something far more important. The looter-shooter is getting a digital fashion magazine called Threads of Light, in which players… Read more…

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Apex Legends Servers To Stay Borked For A Bit

Apex Legends players have been having a miserable time of late. When the game’s not being hacked by disgruntled Titanfall players, players sometimes devolve into having enormous fights over controversial in-game strategies, such as tap strafing. The latest grief to befall them is a whole new raft of connection issues,… Read more…

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There’s A New (And Free) Digital Pokémon Card Game Coming

It’s actually happening: The Pokémon Company is finally giving the world a straightforward way to play the Pokémon trading card game digitally, online, and on your smartphone. Announced today, the new app is called Pokémon TCG Live and it couldn’t be coming at a better time with the Pokémon card game once again…Read more… Continue […]

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D&D 5th Edition Is Deeply Flawed, So Why Not Play Something Better?

Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition is known for being two things above all else, depending on who you talk to: really approachable and easy to play, or a total mess that dilutes a lot of the distinctive factors of previous editions of D&D. Both things are true. It is also true that other games exist, […]

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Surprising No One, Pathfinder Still Incredibly Confusing In Video Game Form

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, the recently released character RPG developed by Owlcat Games, seems really neat. I like the writing so far and the character work seems solid. But holy shit, it has possibly the most overwhelming character creator I’ve ever touched. If your game asks me to process 25 different…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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YouTube Duo Find $100,000 Of Vintage Games In Hoarder’s Abandoned House

Like a real-life Tomb Raider run sans picturesque vistas from an ancient civilization, a pair of YouTuber game hunters found themselves in an extremely messy room that had been locked for close to 20 years. But amid the filth, they found a treasure trove of factory-sealed video games, including mainstream hits like …Read more… Continue […]

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YouTube Duo Find $100,000 Of Vintage Games In Hoarder’s Abandoned House

Like a real-life Tomb Raider run sans picturesque vistas from an ancient civilization, a pair of YouTuber game hunters found themselves in an extremely messy room that had been locked for close to 20 years. But amid the filth, they found a treasure trove of factory-sealed video games, including mainstream hits like … Read more…

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World Flipper Is An Uneven Combination Of Gacha, Pinball, And JRPG

World Flipper is a fascinating mobile game that mixes gacha with pinball and JRPG-style combat. While I was excited to play a new gacha game in a new gameplay format, it doesn’t entirely succeed as one.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Someone Made An Among Us Fighting Game Because Why Not

I’ve often said that anything with a cast of unique characters can be turned into a fighting game. Case in point: Among Us Arena, which takes the multi-colored crewmates of the popular Mafia-like and places them in a surprisingly fun one-on-one combat system.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Before You Start: Tips For Playing Tales Of Arise

Tales of Arise, the latest entry in Bandai Namco’s long-running series of games about spiky haired boys who scream “You bastard!!!” and then stab an evil dude, is a notable deviation from established formula. Rather than an action-oriented RPG, as you may expect by now, this one’s more of an RPG-oriented action game.…Read more… Continue […]

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Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic Gets PS5 Remake

Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic is getting a PS5 remake by Aspyr, the studio recently responsible for porting other classic BioWare RPGs to mobile. Holy shit. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Resellers Are Charging People For Games That Are Actually Free

The shady world of key resellers is a murky, grimdark place to visit, but also incredibly stupid. Just a couple of weeks ago Frostpunk 2 developers 11 Bit Studios were astonished to see Kinguin selling keys for their just-announced game, long before they’d decided on a price themselves. Now, as spotted by World Of…Read more… […]

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Resellers Are Charging People For Games That Are Actually Free

The shady world of key resellers is a murky, grimdark place to visit, but also incredibly stupid. Just a couple of weeks ago Frostpunk 2 developers 11 Bit Studios were astonished to see Kinguin selling keys for their just-announced game, long before they’d decided on a price themselves. Now, as spotted by World Of…Read more… […]

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The Halo 2 Condom

In 2021 video game marketing tends to be pretty slick, but it wasn’t that long ago that the medium, in the process of trying to drag itself out of the advertising dark ages of the 1980s and ‘90s, was still prone to some decisions that have aged a lot worse than the games they were […]

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