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Corpse Party: Sweet Sachiko’s Hysteric Birthday Bash Serves Up Thrills and Chills on PC April 10

Consider this your formal invitation     Everyone deserves to celebrate their Birthday properly — even homicidal ghost children — and now the West will finally have their chance to celebrate…

Katana ZERO Bends Time And Hacks Limbs Next Month

Hacking and slashing to PC and Switch April 18th   If you’ve ever wondered what the love child of Hotline Miami and Shinobi would look like, it’d probably be…

Life is Strange 2 – Episode 3 Has A Release Date

The Brothers Diaz’ journey continues with Life is Strange 2: Episode 3 – ‘Wastelands’, available May 9th   Those eager to get their hands on the next chapter of…

Channel Your Inner John Wick In My Friend Pedro

Devolver Digital brings the pain (and produce!) this summer with My Friend Pedro My Friend Pedro, DeadToast Entertainment’s completely ridiculous (yet undeniably stylish) shooter will be making its way…

Kotal Kahn Joins The Fight In Mortal Kombat 11, Closed Beta Dates Announced

Watch Jacqui and Khotal Kahn clash in new Mortal Kombat 11 trailer, closed beta to kick off March 27 Emperor of Outworld and all-around badass Khotal Kahn will be…

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Bridge Strike Amiga Game Available for Digital Pre-Order

Reminder: the physical release is already out. Just in case you’ve been living under a rock, yes, the Commodore Amiga PC’s still “in”, with hardware refurbishments and indie releases…

Truberbrook Review

Simulated Stop-Motion   In my youth, I’d always enjoyed the old Aardman animations: most famously Wallace and Gromit. Though…

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The Princess Guide Review (Switch)

Has NIS America Developed These Princesses for Great Victory or Epic Defeat?     The Princess Guide is a…

Yakuza Kiwami Review (PC)

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

Eternity: The Last Unicorn Review (PC)

An Eternity of Frustration     It’s been a while since I’ve played a game this unintentionally frustrating. I…

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.…

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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Dr. Stone Vol. 4 Review

Glass, gas masks, and cola — all for the sake of mankind. It bears repeating that I am never not stunned at how promptly — how expertly — Dr.…

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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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