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All Apologies To The Cook In The Hitman Beta

In the Hitman beta, there’s this cook. He’s hanging out, doing his job, fixing up a nice pot of soup. Little does he know he’s also a tutorial for throwing blunt objects at people. Read more...

The first uncensored sex game on Steam is finally out.

The first uncensored sex game on Steam is finally out. In the past, Steam versions of visual novels with adult elements have had nudity removed, but yuri game Kindred Spirits on the Roof is beholden to no such rule. Have you played it? What do you think? Read more...

Witness Speedrunner Takes 30-Minute Sandwich Break, Beats World Record

The Witness is not like other games, so it stands to reason that a Witness speedrun would not be like other speedruns. Read more...

Star Wars: The Old Republic’s Attempt At Episodic Storytelling Is Off To A Rough Start

I got restless after waiting three months with little to do in Star Wars: The Old Republic since the launch of the expansion, Knights of the Fallen Empire. Initially, the idea of continuing its story through monthly episodes seemed compelling. Show More Summary

The ever-popular ARK: Survival Evolved got another big update on Xbox One today, bringing three new

The ever-popular ARK: Survival Evolved got another big update on Xbox One today, bringing three new creatures, split-screen multiplayer, and more. Split-screen is “exclusive” to Xbox One for an “extended period of time,” and works both offline and online. The full patch notes are right here. Read more...

What Are You Playing This Weekend?

It’s the weekend! Something something Valentine’s Day something video games something something. Read more...

Competitive Matchmaking May Rescue Team Fortress 2 From Esports Oblivion

At first glance, Team Fortress 2 has a lot of the things that make a successful competitive game. Tons of people play it, consistently making it one of the top games on Steam going on a decade. It’s got a distinctive and charming art style that sets it apart from most other major FPS games. Show More Summary

Seven Mods That Make XCOM 2 Less Frustrating

XCOM 2 is great ! Well, mostly. It has some performance issues and, more pertinently, it can get a little frustrating with fickle random number calculations and Central screaming at you all the time. Here are some mods to help with that. Read more...

Tongue-Fighting Game Smooth Operator Teaches How Not To Kiss

French kissing is great as long as you don’t think about it too much. Because the worst euphemism about first base is totally true: you’re swapping spit with another human being. Smooth Operator puts that gross reality all up in your face. Read more...

Rainbow Six Grenade Kills A Dude Before It Even Goes Off

Today on Highlight Reel we have XCOM 2 slashes, round-ending grenade tosses, Halo 5 streaks, GTA V Karma, and much more! Read more...

Guy Realizes Catherine Totally Predicted His Relationship Woes

After a drought of games, we’re practically drowning! That means we’re full of material for Worth Reading, our weekly roundup of the best games writing. Read more...

What Happens When You Randomize The Legend Of Zelda

The folks at Storybundle just launched a new pay-what-you-want eBook bundle about video games. Part of it is a new book from roguelike expert John Harris, compiling his @Play columns for GameSetWatch and adding some new writing. Here’s one about an unusual version of the original Zelda. Read more...

Mario Maker Player Creates A Level So Dirty, He Ends Up Trolling Himself

Mario Maker’s most notorious player is back again with another devilishly difficult level. This one is a little different, though. There’s a trap at the end, and it’s a little too good. Read more...

What We Liked (And Didn’t Like) About the Deadpool Movie

For years, it seemed like a Deadpool movie was never going to happen. Fans of Wade Wilson’s manically goofy ultraviolence would have to content themselves with the terrible version of the character from the first Wolverine movie. But...Show More Summary

Leatherface's Mortal Kombat Fatality Doesn't Go Far Enough

My first thought after seeing a person sawed in half from skull to waist should not be “That’s it?” Way to desensitize me to violence, Mortal Kombat X. Read more...

Destiny Player Hits Level 40 Without Leaving The First Mission

98 hours, spent entirely in Destiny’s first level. Holy shit. Read more...

Mattel's Doing All The Halo Toys Now, And They Look Killer

No offense to McFarlane Toys, who’ve done a great job with the various franchise figure lines over the years, but Halo is much too big a property for a relatively niche company to handle. Now Mattel’s got the master license, and they’re putting it to good use. Read more...

The Five Nights At Freddy's RPG Is Now Free (But It's Still Pretty Bad)

After being pulled from Steam due to poor reviews, FNAF World is back on Game Jolt for free. You can play it here. But, maybe you shouldn’t? Read more...

Mario Maker's New  Pokémon Costumes Are Perfect

The original starters from Pokémon Red and Blue are now available in Mario Maker, and I think it’s safe to say Nintendo nailed them. Read more...

Final Fantasy IV's Creepiest Enemy Pops Up In FFXIV

Hey, look, it’s Calcabrina. To quote Kotaku’s Mike Fahey: “NOOO, STOP, GET IT AWAY FROM ME.” Read more...

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