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I’m Playing Destiny 2 Again And Don’t Remember A Damn Thing

After playing through Destiny 2’s campaign and conquering the player versus player gauntlet Trials of the Nine, I thought I was done with the game. The release of the Warmind DLC has given me a reason to return, and I’m finding it incredibly awkward to be a powerful Guardian who doesn’t remember game basics like […]

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Shadow Of War’s Expansion Adds Some Of The Best Zelda-Style Items

The ship may have sailed on Shadow of War, a messy sequel received angrily by fans and a game that has taken six months to start removing its controversial microtransactions. But, hey, this game just got a new expansion that adds a hookshot and a glider. That’s cool at least.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Is Delightfully Difficult

It is incredibly fun to die in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, a game that assaults your senses with enough cute animals, wonderful animations, and lovely music to make you forget that it’s beating the hell out of you.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Dating Sim Monster Prom Rewards Some Pretty Ghoulish Behavior

In most dating sims, it’s obvious how to romance your crush. You just talk to them over and over, selecting the nicest dialogue responses until your persistence is rewarded. Monster Prom flips that script by introducing both character stats and a competitive multiplayer component.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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New City-Building Game Frostpunk Is Great For Those Of Us Who Love The Cold

In Frostpunk, a new snowy city-builder by This War of Mine studio 11 Bit that is out today, the player develops a city in a frozen wastelands. You must fuel the churning generator at the heart of your town,feeding it enough coal to keep your people alive. The cold is your first and greatest foe, […]

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I Thought Yakuza’s Hero Wasn’t A Killer, But He Keeps Stabbing People With Samurai Swords

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life is the final chapter of Kazuma Kiryu’s story, a deeply personal tale of family and fatherhood. He’s a quiet ex-yakuza who reminds people not to kinkshame and helps manage cat cafes. Which is why it’s so strange to watch him stab and shoot dudes in random fights.Read more… Continue […]

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I Finished Monster Hunter: World Overnight With Your Help

Monster Hunter: World added a new elder dragon last night that can only be fought by working together with 16 other players. I was eager to join the hunt until I realized that my hunter rank was too low. I had to slay five more dragons of my own first. In order to accomplish that […]

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I Played Crusader Kings 2 Until The Sun Came Up

After work yesterday, I had a hankering to play some Crusader Kings 2. I set aside a couple hours in the evening, ordered some Indian food and cracked a beer, thinking I’d get to bed around midnight. By the time I closed the game and went to bed, I heard birds chirping.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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