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Google announces Stadia; a new game streaming service

  4K 60fps On Any device of Your Choosing, Coming This Year   Google has unveiled its brand-new streaming service. It’s called Stadia and is due to launch in…

SEGA Wants To Hear From You To Determine ‘Next Steps’ For Many Franchises

Yakuza, Phantasy Star, Streets of Rage, the Shining series and more highlighted in SEGA’s latest survey SEGA is currently hosting a survey to help determine the “next steps” for…

SNK 40th Anniversary Collection Now Available On PS4

SNK brings that old school cool to the PlayStation 4 today, the collection includes concept art, Watch Mode, and more The PlayStation 4 is getting a healthy dose of…

Old Recipes Produce New Results in Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland

Let’s get synthesizing!     Koei Tecmo has released today two new trailers showcasing the synthesis mechanics for Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland. Titled “Alchemy with Elmerulia”, these videos…

Sega Ages: Virtua Racing Heads To Japan This Spring

Game to include screen-busting 8-player local races   Sega Ages: Virtua Racing, an enhanced port of Sega’s pioneering 3D racer, will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch eShop…

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Startropics Switch Online Version Lacks Infamous Password Clue

Physical manuals in THIS day and age? Ah, Startropics: the cult classic NES game featuring a yo-yo sporting teenager, aliens, and a rather clever password. No, not the password…

Fate/Extella Link Review (PS4)

Over the Moon (Cell)     I remember being impressed with Fate/Extella Link all the way back at last year’s E3,…

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Revulsion Review (PC)

The best rootin’, tootin’, and lootin’ voxel FPS yet. Mixing up genres is a bit of a hit-or-miss undertaking.…

Astroneer Review (PC)

“That Astronaut Came From The MOON!” The term “casual gaming” often comes with negative connotations. Mostly it’s used as…

Yakuza Kiwami Review (PC)

If You’ve Played Before, Read This First     OK, for the sake of brevity, let’s get the important…

The Caligula Effect: Overdose Review (PS4)

µ-sic to my Ears   It’s safe to say that The Caligula Effect didn’t do so well when it originally released.…

Dead or Alive 6 Review (PlayStation 4)

Dead or Alive 6 breathes new life into Team NINJA’s flashy fighting game franchise     It’s been nearly…

Mario Party – 20 years of Mushroom Kingdom Mayhem

Ain’t No Party Like A Mario Party Let me indulge you for a moment. Imagine a table top board game rendered on-screen as a video game. Then imagine beloved…

Three Short(ish) Board Games

Super Fun With Friends in Under Half an Hour (Probably)   As much fun as board games are, they do sometimes go on for longer than desired. The first…

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Sleeping With The Enemy: Admitting Fault

Don’t hide — be honest. How often have we struggled with our feelings in expressing game criticism? Does our nitpicking a new game mean we do so out of…

Test of Time: Tomb Raider

Can Lara Croft stand the Test of Time?       Here is the first episode of an ambitious new video podcast, where two thirty-somethings revisit games from their…

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8-Bit Chronicles: Donkey Kong

Man and Kong’s first steps.   Bleeps, bloops, and pixels: the cornerstones of classic gaming. The innate addiction coded within the circuit board-powered arcade cabinets and NES cartridges render…

Hey Poor Player’s Top 25 Games of 2018

Who will win 2018’s Crystal Joystick award?   2018 was a polarising year in the world, with Brexit, Trump and populist movements continuing to dominate headlines all over the…

Warhammer: Chaosbane Preview (PC)

A New Face with some Familiar Touches   If you’re anything like me, you like dungeon crawlers, in particular, the Diablo series. Whether it’s playing some couch co-op of…

Tropico 6 Preview (PC)

Presidente’s Preview   The satirical tropical Bannana-Republic-em-up series Tropico has been roaring along for five entries now. With the exception of the piratical Tropico 2, each game in the…

Shortest Trip To Earth Preview (PC)

The Voyage Home     Having your game situated as an “FTL-like” is certainly purchasing some comically big Sideshow Bob-esque shoes to fill. Faster Than Light casts a gargantuan…

Green Hell Preview (PC)

Early Access to Death     Green Hell is a first-person survival game set in the Amazon rainforest. The game claims to be a realistic survival simulator where the…

Test of Time: Tomb Raider

Can Lara Croft stand the Test of Time?       Here is the first episode of an ambitious new video podcast, where two thirty-somethings revisit games from their…

Banned Board Games – Serial Killer: The Board Game

Banned Board Games: Episode Seven – Serial Killer: The Board Game  Serial Killer: The Board Game, is the banned board game that truly proves video games are not the…

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The Promised Neverland Vol. 8 Review

Little kids and guns? You ain’t seen nothing yet. As anyone who’s engaged with any and all media knows, it is the destiny of the crotchety old man to…

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My Hero Academia Vol. 17 Review

Can Lemillion and Deku smash through faulty storytelling? As we dive into the climax of My Hero Academia‘s Overhaul arc — the most divisive saga of Kohei Horikoshi’s wildly…

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