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    Cyberpunk 2077: The Future of RPGs

    It feels like it’s been centuries since we got a true RPG. As time went by, the designation was arbitrarily expanded to include every game with even the most basic and rudimentary progression system and any modicum of player choice. We’re past the heyday of MMORPGs, and while some games take their respective mechanics pretty…

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    Evangelion’s Video Game Themed Manga Spin-off

    The video game world is no stranger to anime and manga-inspired games, or anime and manga titles that then transition into the video game space. But what about manga that use video games to prop up their previously established canon narrative while adding in a healthy dose of comedy and satirisation? That is uncommon. It’s…

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    The Need To Know: Halo Spartan Assault & Halo Spartan Strike

    Halo: Spartan Assault and Halo: Spartan Strike both represent significant departures from what is considered to be a regular Halo video game. While Halo has predominantly been a first-person shooter franchise with the odd foray into the real time strategy genre, both Spartan Assault and Spartan Strike veer wildly from either of these archetypes and…

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    Star Wars Battlefront Classic is Still Excellent

    We all love Star Wars Battlefront, right? I feel as though it’s not necessary that I clarify that statement, but just in case you can’t tell where I’m coming from; we all love Star Wars Battlefront, circa 2004-2005, right? You’re damn right we do. From memories of plowing our way through Rebels as Imperials, or…

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    Three Years Later, DOOM (2016) is Still Fun as Hell

    DOOM (2016) was a triumphant return to the roots of, not only a franchise, but to the roots of the First-Person Shooter genre. This came after the more horror-feeling DOOM 3, which was received positively, but was very different from the classic titles, which upset many long-time fans. The common phrase, which is still thrown…

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    Shizuoka Hobby Show 2019 Rundown

    The 58th Shizuoka Hobby Show 2019 recently ran its course, running from May 8th to May 12th, and brought with it a slew of new goodies and announcements from all corners of the hobbyist industry with some unexpected surprises thrown in for good measure. Ain’t that a treat? I’ll start off with something that immediately…

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    5 MORE Underexposed VR Games

    Previously, we took a look at five VR games that don’t really get much time in the spotlight just due to the depth and width of the VR game library, and now, because there’s always more treasure in them there hills, we’ll be taking it on again with five more titles from across the VR…