Total War: Warhammer II

For a franchise that got shunned by its parent company, Warhammer Fantasy isn’t doing too poorly. It’s been two years since the End Times, and yet we’re still getting games like Total War: Warhammer II […]

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Cuphead

I’ve been looking forward this 1930s cartoon inspired, run-and-gun, tough as nails platformer since it was first revealed at E3 2014. Cuphead, developed by StudioMDHR, is a beautiful marriage of classic hand-drawn animation and side-scrolling […]

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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite

Capcom has screwed the pooch with fighting games in this current generation. If you had told me back in 2011 that Capcom would eventually release Street Fighter V unfinished and woefully unbalanced, I would have […]

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Destiny 2

To say the original Destiny had an underwhelming launch is quite an understatement. Bungie’s supposed CoD killer was light on content, heavy on tedious grinding, and had a story that didn’t have time to explain […]

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NBA 2K18

Descending from up on high, it’s that time of year where I get excited about the latest NBA 2K release and remember what it fleetingly feels like to be an idealistic youngster. Discussion of the […]

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Project Cars 2

Passed down through the generations of Western culture is the sentiment that the wheels on the bus go round and round. I wish to challenge this notion. Such a tight focus on the wheels, their […]

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Absolver

Absolver is an open-world fighting game. It’s by Sloclap, a French indie studio, and I knew nothing about them or their game before it turned up in my inbox. Aside from the usual whisperings, that […]

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SteamWorld Dig 2

I can’t say that I was ever expecting a sequel to SteamWorld Dig. While Rusty’s adventure into the depths beneath Tumbleton is an absolute blast, I couldn’t imagine a sequel being anything but a rehash. […]

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XCOM 2: War of the Chosen

XCOM 2 was a fantastic game (though fraught with technical problems) and ended up being one of my favorite games of last year. Those technical problems are still mostly present, apparently not having been fixed […]

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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana

As a relatively active gamer, I always marvel at those series which reach the high sequel numbers without catching my attention previously. Not to say I’ve played them all; for example, I’ve never tried out […]

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