Review: Golem
Nov20

Review: Golem

It’s taken Golem longer than expected to make it onto PlayStation VR, and I worry that for some people, the game missed its window of opportunity – that it’s going to seem like too little, too late. VR is a fast-moving field, after all. What worked in 2017 or even 2018 doesn’t necessarily shine as bright in 2019. That’s where my headspace was at coming into reviewing Golem. I heard about the game years ago,...

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Some shiny Pokemon have stars, others have squares
Nov20

Some shiny Pokemon have stars, others have squares

Here’s something I wish I had never learned: in Sword and Shield, your shiny Pokémon can have one of two particle effects when they pop out of a Poké Ball. Some Pokémon have dazzling little stars, while others have squares. It’s a bit of blink-and-you’ll-miss-it visual flair. Nothing more, nothing less. And yet, knowing how worked up people get over shiny hunting – to say nothing of Poké stats, in general – I feel...

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Famitsu: Sakurai discussed Smash Ultimate surpassing Street Fighter II to become the best-selling fighting game ever

This week’s issue of Famitsu contained Masahiro Sakurai’s 592nd column. In it, Sakurai talked about the recent news that Super Smash Bros. Ultimate had become the best-selling fighting game ever. This accomplishment previously belonged to Street Fighter II. Sakurai said that Japan considers Smash an action game. Despite Smash Ultimate’s achievement, Sakurai says that he […]

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Microsoft xCloud Feels Like A Diet Video Game Streaming Service
Nov20

Microsoft xCloud Feels Like A Diet Video Game Streaming Service

When Microsoft’s video game streaming service, Project xCloud, began its beta last month, there were only four games available to test. Now there are over 50. I spent a day taking the service on the road with me to see how it’s working. Read more…

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Leap Into Adventure and Nature with Tamarin, Coming Soon to Xbox One
Nov20

Leap Into Adventure and Nature with Tamarin, Coming Soon to Xbox One

Summary We’re glad to finally announce that Tamarin is coming soon to Xbox One Tamarin embarks on an exciting journey and is thrown into an intense fight for survival to bring back his family Tamarin aims to rekindle the joy and excitement of classic 3D adventures that many people fondly remember Introducing Tamarin, a new third-person action-adventure that mixes two styles of play. This cute monkey seems harmless, jumping around...

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