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Battlefield V's 'Tides Of War' Challenges Keep The Game Fresh Battlefield V's 'Tides Of War' Challenges Keep The Game Fresh

Battlefield V moves into the next phase of its Tides of War system today. The latest update brings co-op game modes and smaller, infantry-focused maps. This sequential release of new content and new challenges has breathed continued life into a controversial game, and it’s one of the things that Battlefield V is doing…

Sea Of Thieves Update Will Cut Down On File Size Sea Of Thieves Update Will Cut Down On File Size

Sea of Thieves is a constantly evolving game with an expanding roster of monsters to battle and islands to explore. In a blog post yesterday, Rare announced that it’s nerfing a dangerous foe: file size.

Final Fantasy XIV's New Blue Mage Class Is Limited But Fun Final Fantasy XIV's New Blue Mage Class Is Limited But Fun

Final Fantasy XIV added Blue Mages to the game this week, allowing players to dress in their finest costumes and learn magical attacks from monsters. The “limited” job can’t do as many activities as others, but their addition creates fun opportunities for groups and solo players alike.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Latest DLC Has A Romantic Ending You Can't Change Assassin's Creed Odyssey's Latest DLC Has A Romantic Ending You Can't Change

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s first expansion, Legacy of the First Blade, started strong, introducing players to the first Assassin and offering a self-aware take on the series’ mythos. The second episode in Legacy of the First Blade, Shadow Heritage, aims to continue the experience. It provides a strong villain and…

The Walking Dead Is Still Alive, But The Latest Episode Feels Shaky The Walking Dead Is Still Alive, But The Latest Episode Feels Shaky

It wasn’t clear what would happen to the final season of Telltale’s The Walking Dead after the company’s sudden and shocking closure in September. Production was picked up by Skybound Games, using some of the original Telltale team. The latest episode continues one of the series’ best seasons. But playing it, I get a…

The Best Speedruns From AGDQ 2019 The Best Speedruns From AGDQ 2019

Awesome Games Done Quick 2019 finished this weekend, raising $2.3 million dollars for charity. There were countless speedruns but if you missed the marathon, here are some of the best ones. Whether it’s difficult tricks or charming commentary, these speedruns stood out from the crowd.

Let’s a-go! I’m playing Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe with my buddy Paul over on Twitch. Come join chat to talk about Bowsette, monarchies, and shrooms.

If you missed our stream, Ethan and I played through the Resident Evil 2 “One Shot” demo. There’s tons of blood, some laughs, and lots of herbs.

Ethan and I are playing the Resident Evil 2 Remake “One Shot” demo right now on Twitch. This isn’t what I expected on my first day on the job. Come and join chat!

Metal Gear 2 Retrospective: The World Spins Without Snake Metal Gear 2 Retrospective: The World Spins Without Snake

Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake’s defining attribute is texture. Metal Gear shaped an initial world, and Metal Gear 2 embellishes on that world by adding frictions that complicate the player’s previous relationship with the series. The results are often inconsistent; Metal Gear 2 is a game with a reach that exceeds its…

AGDQ's 'Sonic Block' Embodies The Hedgehog's Speed And Attitude

Awesome Games Done Quick continues to blast along with several great speedruns, some of the best of which have involved a certain blue hedgehog. The “Sonic Block” featured numerous Sonic games and a look at how speedrunners manage to make Sega’s mascot go even faster.

What Is This, A Platformer For Ants?

Between mobile phones and handheld consoles from the Game Boy to the Nintendo Switch, most of us have played games on small screens. Heck, I’ve featured incredibly small games on this site before. But Lilli, by Eric V. Bailey, might be the tiniest damn game I’ve ever played. It’s 64 by 64 pixels big, and gosh, it’s…

SantaCorps 2 Combines Christmas and F-Zero

Just because the holidays are over doesn’t mean you can’t spread some good cheer. SantaCorp 2: Starlit Waltz is a fast-paced game about helping Saint Nick and getting the highest score while doing it. If you’re looking for a neon rush that could make F-Zero jealous, this is the perfect place to find it.

Hollow Knight Speedrun Has A Tense Finale

Hollow Knight is a quiet game of exploration and difficult bosses that can take dozens of hours to complete. Last Sunday at Awesome Games Done Quick, a speedrunner beat it in under 90 minutes. The run was a highlight of precise, masterful movement. And the ending had the audience on the edges of their seats.

Paul and I are playing Katamari Damacy REROLL for the Nintendo Switch right now on Twitch. Is the song already stuck in your head? It definitely is in mine. lalalalalalaalalala

Times to gather your army of strange NPC pawns. Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen aka “a pretty rad dark adventure game” is releasing on the Nintendo Switch on April 23.

Modder Releases Battle Royale Mode For Stardew Valley, But It's Busted Modder Releases Battle Royale Mode For Stardew Valley, But It's Busted

Battle Royalley is a mod that asks a simple question: what would you get if you took Stardew Valley, the nicest thing ever, and added a ton of murder? I don’t know, because I haven’t been able to get it running.

Me and Paul are finishing our playthrough of Hitman 2 right now on Twitch. Come watch the sneaking and the hilarity.

Ever find something made just for you? This is Arcadia Legends, a community-made remix album from OverClocked ReMix. It takes song from my favorite game, Skies of Arcadia, and turns them into absolute fire.

Writer Nicholas Lund has penned an in-depth look at all of the birds and the experience of birding in Red Dead Redemption 2 for the National Audubon Society. Give it a read if you want to be an expert on all of the different types of loons in New Hanover.

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