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Here’s December’s PlayStation Plus Lineup

There’s a range of games in December’s PlayStation Plus lineup, from the bloody action of Darksiders II to visual novel Xblaze Lost: Memories. As always, these games are only “free” if you have an active PlayStation Plus membership.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Demon’s Souls Servers Are Shutting Down, Removing Part Of What Made The Game Great

Today, Sony Entertainment and Atlus announced that the online servers for Demon’s Souls will shut down next year on February 28th. The game, which mixed online and single-player elements, will transform into something completely different. This asks the question: how do we preserve experiences tied to online features?Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Best Part Of Oblivion Was The Absurd Poison Apples

The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is an awkward game that feels a little bit like world full of Disney World animatronics. One piece of poison food highlighted the game’s silliness while also forcing players to get intimate with their targets.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s November’s PlayStation Plus Lineup

I managed to miss Bound when it came out last year, so I’m excited to see it make its way to November’s PlayStation Plus lineup. As always, the following games are only “free” if you have an active PlayStation Plus membership.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Sometimes A Weird Video Game Is Better Than A Polished One

I’ve been playing through Deadly Premonition and Binary Domain on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. One is an offbeat crime thriller and the other is a clumsy shooter about robots. They’re pure pulp. They’re also two of the best games I’ve ever played.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Metal Gear Solid V Is Free This Month For PlayStation Plus Members 

You can get Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain with your PlayStation Plus membership this month. There’s also the Amnesia collection, which has both The Dark Descent and A Machine for Pigs, two games I’m too scared to play.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Atlus Files Copyright Strike Against PS3 Emulator That Advertised Persona 5

Atlus has filed a Digital Millennium Copyright Act takedown against the creators of the Playstation 3 emulator RPCS3, previously noted for running Persona 5. With the emulator, the game would be playable on PC, which doesn’t officially run the game.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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L.A. Noire’s Ending, Revisited

I’ve been playing through L.A. Noire for the last month and a half on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. This weekend we finished the game. The conclusion is bittersweet but there was no other way for a tale of crime and corruption to end. Controversial in its day, L.A Noire’s ending is perfect when viewed in retrospect.Read […]

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Infamous: Second Son Headlines September’s PlayStation Plus Lineup

Infamous: Second Son has always looked pretty cool but I never got around to it, so I’m really excited it’s in this month’s PS Plus lineup. There’s also some extras in this month’s lineup, including a free PSVR game. As usual, these games are only free if you have an active PlayStation Plus account. Read […]

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L.A. Noire’s Homicide Investigations Were Some Of The Best 

Last month, we started streaming L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. While the start of the game has some problems, its homicide investigations take a darker turn, adding nuance and moral ambiguity to the tale of LAPD detective Cole Phelps.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Revisiting The Opening Cases of L.A. Noire

Last week, we started playing L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. It’s a 2011 detective game with a lot of cases to solve. Recently, we finished the cases for the traffic detective desk. It’s a good introduction to the game that also has a few problems.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s August’s PlayStation Plus Lineup

I’m excited to see Just Cause 3 on August’s PS Plus lineup, since I always meant to check it out. There’s also Downwell for the Vita with crossbuy on PS4, bringing my total ways to play Downwell to three, which is not nearly enough.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Here’s July’s PlayStation Plus Lineup

Until Dawn and Game of Thrones headline PlayStation Plus’ games lineup this month. July also sees some add-ons in addition to the usual roster of games. As always, these games are only free if you have a PlayStation Plus membership.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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