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The New Tales Game Plays Differently Than You'd Expect 

Since Tales of Symphonia, combat in the console Tales games has been largely the same (though with a few admittedly unique features in each one). But the newest game, Tales of Zestiria, has several changes that, while small, alter how the battles work on a fundamental level. Read more...

Retro Consoles Brought To Life in LEGO

Chris "Powerpig" McVeigh is a LEGO builder of no small repute, specialising in micro-builds of familiar things. This is "My Old Basement (Pixel Edition)" which you can pre-order for $89.50 (£60). Read more...

These Swords Will Mess You Up

The martial art Kalaripayattu is elegant and beautiful. Those flexible swords the two men are wielding? Goodness, they're scary. Read more...

Listen to Japanese Voice Actors Talk to Themselves

The complaint often arises with anime that the voices all sound the same. So how does it sound when you have one voice actress having a conversation with themselves? Read more...

The Best Stupid Jokes About That Stupid Dress

Today the internet lost its collective mind, and so everyone finds themselves arguing about what color a dress is. Really. Read more...

And Now For An Addictive Game About Selling Hamburgers

Fuck those jerks over at Filthy Burger. Seriously, fuck 'em. They think they can get more customers than me with fancy signs? Well... well, they might be right. Read more...

The Queen Of Skulls Will See You Now

Sandra Duchiewicz is an artist currently working at Creative Assembly, the developers of the Total War series. Read more...

Twitch Is Playing Halo, And It's Excruciating

When Twitch users played Pokemon, it kinda made sense. That's a game you can break down into simple movements. Halo? That's a pretty complicated game! Which might explain why this stream is so funny. Read more...

New Fighting Game Is Basically An Indie Power Stone

I don't really like fighting games. But I've always had a soft spot for Capcom's Power Stone series, which broke free of the limitations of most other fighters and dropped you in a small 3D arena, meaning your combat felt more "real" than being trapped on a 2D plane. That series is long gone, but this new fighter sure ticks all its boxes. Read more...

Homeworld: The Return Of A Game That's Almost Perfect

Playing through Homeworld again after all these years is weird. Here are some other things I jotted down in my notes after playing for a while: Read more...

All Of Besiege Beaten With A Single, Perfect Machine

It's hard not to marvel at the boundless (sometimes disturbing) creativity with which people approach Steam construction mega-hit Besiege. This, though, is different. Cold, mechanical precision. Infinite versatility. Doom. Read more...

This is Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, an isometric RPG "built in the vein of Baldur's Gate and Drag

This is Masquerada: Songs and Shadows, an isometric RPG "built in the vein of Baldur's Gate and Dragon Age". Looks cool! Read more...

Mortal Kombat X's Brutalities Are Gruesome

As Mortal Kombat escalated during its early years, the series introduced more ways to finish fights. Fatalities were just the beginning. Friendships, animalities, and babalities become part of the equation. Brutalities were in the console ports of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3, but disappeared from the franchise soon after. Show More Summary

How The New Wolfenstein Nailed Character Motivation

Recently, after I completed a mission in a popular big-budget video game, one of the "good guys" I was working for began yelling at me. Read more...

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io9 11 Most Useless And Misleading Infographics On The Internet | Jalopnik Ten Car Parts That Need To Be Totally Redesigned | Jezebel The Curious Case of the Zendaya Comment: Who's the Real Idiot at E!? | Lifehacker Why the FCC's New Net Neutrality Rules are Good for the Internet | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

How To Hack Your Own Pokémon

Some people turn their noses up at hacked Pokémon, in the same way that people look down, say, a fake Rolex. But let's say you wanted a hacked Pokémon to play within your own copy of Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire or Pokémon X/Y. Here's how to make one. Read more...

Gold Amiibos Already Sold Out, Going For Stupid Prices On eBay

The amiibo collection game is fierce. Rumors of gold Mario amiibos circulated for a while, and Nintendo finally confirmed their existence this morning. Pre-orders for the special edition went online at Wal-Mart today, sold out in 15 minutes, and have already spiked in price on eBay. Read more...

Capcom has issued a statement apologizing for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 not hav

Capcom has issued a statement apologizing for the PC version of Resident Evil: Revelations 2 not having local co-op, despite the Steam description saying the game would have it. PC Gamer reports the company is offering refunds for Steam owners. Read more...

Riot Just Changed League Of Legends' Jungle And Players Are Furious

Riot put out a new patch for League of Legends this week—an occasion that the game's legions of fans always await with bated breath. Anticipation curdled into disappointment once players realized the developer had made some unwelcome changes that could have a profound impact on one of the competitive multiplayer game's key team positions: the jungler. Read more...

GTA V Cops Have No Chance Against Invincibile Crooks

When invulnerable criminals go rampaging through the streets of Los Santos, it can be a terrible, wonderful thing. Read more...

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