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A New Fatal Fury Game Is In Development

16 hours 41 minutes ago

During the EVO 2022 festivities over the weekend, publisher SNK released a short video announcing an all-new Fatal Fury game. Given the amount of time since the last one, it felt both like a huge surprise but also something of an inevitability.

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Luke Plunkett

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Game Pass Vs. The New PS Plus, The Comparison We Had To Make

2 days 3 hours ago

Two months ago, Sony reimagined PS Plus, its longtime membership program for PlayStation owners. Now, it looks a whole lot like Microsoft’s Game Pass: For roughly the same amount of money, both offer access to a Netflix-style games-on-demand library. Obviously, we had to stack the two services up against each other.

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Ari Notis and Ethan Gach

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Crunchyroll Bought A Popular Anime Video Store, Removed Its Hentai

2 days 18 hours ago

Yesterday, Crunchyroll announced its acquisition of Right Stuf, a popular online video publisher and distributor of anime products. The anime streaming service touted its merger leading to an expanded eCommerce platform that would allow it to serve a wider array of customers with anime goodies. However, the CEO of…

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Isaiah Colbert

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Digimon Survive Is A Painfully Boring Tactical RPG

2 days 22 hours ago

Digimon Survive, the new video game made in celebration of the anime’s 25th anniversary, attempts to juggle being both a visual novel and a tactical role-playing game. The result is a slog of a game that’s 70 percent visual novel, 20 percent tactical role-playing game, and 10 percent horror; totalling out as a 100…

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Isaiah Colbert

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New Steam Shooter Is Basically Half-Life 2 And It Rules

2 days 22 hours ago

I’ve probably written this before on this very website, but whenever someone asks me what my favorite video game is, my default answer is Half-Life 2. So any game that tries to capture Half-Life 2’s excellent mix of exploration, action, puzzle-solving, and emptiness has my attention. And if that game succeeds and also

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Zack Zwiezen

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7 Games To Play After Vampire Survivors

3 days ago

We need to set out our terms. Vampire Survivors is such a recent phenomenon that a genre name for it, and the many games appearing in its wake, has yet to be agreed upon. In fact, a lot of recent clones attempt to dress things up in ambiguous terms to pretend away the comparisons, saying things like “reverse bullet…

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John Walker

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Super Mario 64 Becomes A First-Person Horror Game

3 days 14 hours ago

A guy gets a mysterious letter from his girlfriend, arrives at a castle to find her missing, and loads of rooms full of monsters... It’s the setup to 1996's classic Super Mario 64, sure, but it’s also very much also a survival horror pitch, which is why this new fan-made project is such a perfect fit.

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Luke Plunkett

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Fire Commander Is A Firefighting Game That Doesn't Suck

3 days 15 hours ago

There have been firefighting games for as long as there have been video games, but for whatever reason—and I’ll speculate on this in a second—there has never been a great one. Fire Commander is the latest game to try and break this duck, and while it doesn’t make it, I at least admire the way it tries.

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Luke Plunkett

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Your Xbox Series S Is Getting A Small Performance Boost

3 days 19 hours ago

While it’s not the most powerful console out there, the smaller and more affordable Xbox Series S has been a big hit for Xbox. But reportedly, some devs have felt the strain of getting bigger, more advanced games to work on the console and in response, Microsoft is freeing up some memory to help improve the tiny…

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Zack Zwiezen

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Alex Jones' 'Perjury' Revelation Is Even Better With Phoenix Wright

3 days 20 hours ago

On Wednesday right-wing media barker Alex Jones learned that his lawyers had accidentally sent the prosecution in his defamation trial a copy of his cell phone records. “You know what perjury is, right?” the plaintiffs’ lawyer asked as Jones tried to stumble backwards out of more crimes. Now one of the absolute…

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Ethan Gach

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The Best Steam Deck Games Of 2022

4 days ago

The Steam Deck, Valve’s mega-powerful mini-PC, only arrived this year, and while there are many reasons to check out one of the most exciting pieces of gaming hardware available today, the amount of great, hassle-free games available on the device is proof enough of its success.

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Claire Jackson

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