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Game Kickstarter Canceled In The Most Brutal Way Possible

Image: Mystery Flesh Pit National Park Mystery Flesh Pit National Park is a fictional project by Trevor Roberts, who having started on Reddit has for the past few years has been posting stories and artwork to his websitefleshing (sorry) out the tale of a huge creature that is discovered underground in Texas and…turned into a …

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Yakuza’s Cabaret Boss Minigame Is Making A Triumphant Return

screenshot: Yakuza Every Yakuza The game has some kind of weird side hustle going on where players can sink hours of their time into what’s essentially a management sim. In Like a Dragon is a confectionary store. In Yakuza 6 it was a baseball team. In one of the series’ two upcoming games, though, it’s …

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NFL’s Best Team Plays A Lot Of GTA Online Roleplay Together

Photo: Mitchell Leff (GettyImages) The Philadelphia Eagles currently hold the best record in the NFL, with 10 wins and only a single loss. And while you might expect this great record to be the result of hard work, lots of practice, talented players, and some luck, you might be surprised to discover that Grand Theft …

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Microsoft To Offer Sony 10 Years Of Call Of Duty

Image: Activision Another day, another report or story about Microsoft doing whatever is needed to make sure its purchase of Activision Blizzard is allowed to happen. This time, it’s reported that Microsoft is willing to offer some concessions to regulators to get the deal approved, including a deal to keep Activision games on PlayStation consoles …

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Overwatch 2 Tank Ramattra’s Abilities May Scare Shield Players

Rip BozoImage: Blizzard/Kotaku Over Thanksgiving Break, Blizzard revealed the abilities of its newest tank hero, Ramattra, and he’s shaping up to be a pain in the ass for Reinhardt and Mercy players. Much like Overwatch 2‘s Feet finder profiteerSigma, Ramattra appears to be a high-skill overwatch character with the potential to singlehandedly unga bunga an …

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Steam Deck’s Greatness Makes It Hard To Go Back To The Switch

Photo: Kotaku / Valve / Nintendo / Antonio Guillem (Shutterstock) Recently, I’ve been playing Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope on the Nintendo Switch. The original Mario + Rabbids was one of my favorite Switch games. So far this new entry is even better, adding more chaos and depth to the previous game’s already-great tactical …

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You Can Get An Xbox Series S On Amazon For Under $200 Today

Image: Microsoft/Kotaku The Xbox Series S is one of my favorite purchases. It’s the little machine that could, a less powerful version of a next-gen console, that somehow is able to run everything anyway. Today you can get one for under $200, the cheapest it’s ever been—even cheaper than last week’s cheapest ever. You know, …

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Vampire Survivors’ First Post-Release Patch Adds A Death Bridge

screenshot: poncle Vampire Survivors, 2022’s break-out game—nay—genre, released its complete 1.0 edition just over a month ago, near the end of October. But if you were worried that meant developer poncle was done, put your worry back in its worry-case, close the lid, clip the clasps, and update your edition to the freshly released 1.10 …

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12 Extraordinary Games You’ll Want On Your Wishlist Right Away

screenshot: Stutter Fox Studios It’s Black Friday, the day on which the entirety of planet Earth entirely takes leaves of its senses and spends all its money on stuff it doesn’t need for 5 percent less than it would have cost yesterday. Planet Earth this year has bought itself an entirely new moon, even though …

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