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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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The Best Tales Of Arise Character Is This Cat

The Tales series of RPGs has long been known for starring a compelling cast of main characters. In that regard, the latest entry, last week’s Tales of Arise, doesn’t disappoint. All six party members are deeply fleshed-out, fascinating people. And like those of every previous entry, they’re all also flawed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Best Tales Of Arise Character Is This Cat

The Tales series of RPGs has long been known for starring a compelling cast of main characters. In that regard, the latest entry, last week’s Tales of Arise, doesn’t disappoint. All six party members are deeply fleshed-out, fascinating people. And like those of every previous entry, they’re all also flawed.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Deltarune Chapter 2 Is Coming Out This Week

With fans having waited forever for news like this, Undertale’s Toby Fox just announced that Deltarune Chapter 2 will be out…this weekRead more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tales Of Arise: The Kotaku Review

Dozens of hours into Tales of Arise, a new role-playing game from Bandai Namco, one of your party members asks, “Is it over?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Tales Of Arise: The Kotaku Review

Dozens of hours into Tales of Arise, a new role-playing game from Bandai Namco, one of your party members asks, “Is it over?”Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ex-Ubisoft Devs Open New Studio, Immediately Diss Ubisoft

Nesting Games, a newly formed development studio based in Québec, Canada, today announced its co-ownership by Italian publisher Digital Bros. Nesting, officially established in August by former Ubisoft employees, wasted no time in distancing itself from the open world style that has become so associated with the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Ex-Ubisoft Devs Open New Studio, Immediately Diss Ubisoft

Nesting Games, a newly formed development studio based in Québec, Canada, today announced its co-ownership by Italian publisher Digital Bros. Nesting, officially established in August by former Ubisoft employees, wasted no time in distancing itself from the open world style that has become so associated with the…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Seven Years With Destiny

It’s 3 a.m., and I’m searching for a gun. Not just any gun but a primary sidearm that shoots rounds vibrating with a dark crystal energy that only drops from Destiny 2’s seasonal competitive slog known as Iron Banner. The gun is called Peacebond, an early contender for best new sidearm in the game and […]

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YouTube Kills Two Big Discord Music Bots, And That Sucks

Today, the popular video streaming service YouTube committed a murder most foul. Two stalwart members of any Discord server worth its salt, stolen away from us in the night. Groovy and Rythm are dead, and I will mourn my beautiful robot companions with all of my heart.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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WarioWare: Get It Together!: The Kotaku Review

You are 12 years old and you are in the local Family Video. Your grandmother is picking up a movie and she has no idea what it is yet, so you have time. There is a room with several hundred video games. You have a used Xbox 360, filled with the half-remembered save files of […]

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Sony Seems Ready To Start Leaving The PS4 Behind

Despite radio silence regarding a full-length Astro’s Playroom, Sony’s fall showcase was nothing if not a success. But between the splashy trailers and genuinely surprising announcements, one thing was clear: Sony seems poised to leave PlayStation 4 owners behind.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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The Bloodborne of Samurai Games, Nioh, Is Free On PC

Nioh takes the action of a Ninja Gaiden and the structure of a Dark Souls and marries them into something elegant, exceptional, and currently free for PC on the Epic Games Store.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Sony Brought Its PlayStation A-Game Today

Sony held a PS5 showcase today. It announced new games there. It showed some more footage of ones it had already revealed. There were big name drops, the occasional dud, and a lot of CGI. In other words: a completely standard video game marketing event. Against the backdrop of the past year under a pandemic, […]

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Sony Brought Its PlayStation A-Game Today

Sony held a PS5 showcase today. It announced new games there. It showed some more footage of ones it had already revealed. There were big name drops, the occasional dud, and a lot of CGI. In other words: a completely standard video game marketing event. Against the backdrop of the past year under a pandemic, […]

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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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Despite Hype, Former Skyrim Mod The Forgotten City Is Kind Of A Mess

There is a special joy to a B game. B games are weird and messy and overly ambitious. Their reach exceeds their grasp, and I mean that as a positive trait. They are the games which stick with you in half-remembered fragments, or inexplicably vivid portraits. The Forgotten City is nothing if not a B […]

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Despite Hype, Former Skyrim Mod The Forgotten City Is Kind Of A Mess

There is a special joy to a B game. B games are weird and messy and overly ambitious. Their reach exceeds their grasp, and I mean that as a positive trait. They are the games which stick with you in half-remembered fragments, or inexplicably vivid portraits. The Forgotten City is nothing if not a B […]

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God of War Dev Who Helped Design Iconic Axe Passes

With its thick, meaty impact and the satisfying smack of it returning after being thrown, the Leviathan Axe from 2018’s God of War is one of the most memorable weapons in all of gaming. This week, members of Sony’s Santa Monico Studio and gamers everywhere mourn the passing of George Mawle, a gameplay engineer who…Read […]

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