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Finally, A Place To Store Those Joy-Con Straps  Finally, A Place To Store Those Joy-Con Straps 

Someone 3D printed a contraption to hold some Switch games and, more importantly, the strap attachments for their Switch’s Joy-Con controllers, creating something I didn’t know I needed until now.

School Shooting Game Angers Steam Users, Developer 'Likely' Changing It School Shooting Game Angers Steam Users, Developer 'Likely' Changing It

Earlier this week, a game called Active Shooter appeared on Steam. It’d be nothing more than another heap of hacked-together pre-purchased assets—or an “asset flip,” as they’re known on Steam—if not for its subject matter. It’s about mass shootings.

The Speedrunner Smashing Records On Mario Kart 64’s Donkey Kong Track The Speedrunner Smashing Records On Mario Kart 64’s Donkey Kong Track

Matthias Rustemeyer has been trying to collect every individual Mario Kart 64 course world record for half a decade, but thanks to Daniel Burbank that job just keeps getting harder. Burbank has been getting better and better times on the game’s lone Donkey Kong race track since the beginning of the year and shows no…

Fallout: Cascadia Fan Project Looks To Bring Nature Back To The Wasteland Fallout: Cascadia Fan Project Looks To Bring Nature Back To The Wasteland

Fallout: Cascadia is a mod project for Fallout 4 that aims to create an entirely new story for the game in Seattle. Cascadia first surfaced a couple years back, and like all ambitious fan projects inspired by Bethesda games, progress ebbs and flows. This week, however, the team released an official teaser trailer that…

Tips For Playing Dark Souls Remastered Tips For Playing Dark Souls Remastered

Maybe you thought the original Dark Souls was too hard. Maybe you thought it was too dreary. Maybe it looked boring. For whatever reason, plenty of people missed playing it the first time around. Dark Souls Remastered is out today, and it’s a great excuse to check out the series for the first time or to give it a…

New Post-Apocalyptic 3DS Game Is Nintendo At Its Weirdest New Post-Apocalyptic 3DS Game Is Nintendo At Its Weirdest

Maybe you’re waiting for more Zelda or Animal Crossing, but I tend to get the most excited for Nintendo’s stranger, less well-known games. Their new one is pretty strange.

Modder Turns Skyrim Fan's Hyper-Specific Lydia Mod Idea Into Reality Modder Turns Skyrim Fan's Hyper-Specific Lydia Mod Idea Into Reality

Sometimes players want to do very specific, occasionally strange things in games—say, role-play as the chair Skyrim’s Lydia sits on—but something gets in the way. Thankfully, there’s often a chance some kind-hearted modder will help you out.

“Player choice and female playable characters are here to stay.” - DICE GM Oskar Gabrielson, delivering an excellent smackdown to Battlefield fans upset that you can play as a woman in the next game.

Absolutely Do Not Pickaxe Fight Me In Fortnite 🙅‍♀️ Absolutely Do Not Pickaxe Fight Me In Fortnite 🙅‍♀️

All 100 players in a given game of Fortnite land about as defenseless as they day they were born—except for their pickaxe. Fortnite’s pickaxe isn’t really a weapon, though. It is a means to an end. That end is mining materials. It is for felling trees, collecting brick. The pickaxe is not meant for killing. Nobody…

NBA 1K Is An Excellent Takedown Of Terrible Microtransactions NBA 1K Is An Excellent Takedown Of Terrible Microtransactions

In the latest episode of Bleacher Report’s fantastic Game of Zones series, in which the modern NBA is projected onto a Game of Thones-like setting, a gang of rookies are huddled around a ye olde game of basketeballe. And even in this fictional universe, the microtransactions are ruining it.

The Art Of Battletech

Battletech, a new turn-based tactics game based on the classic tabletop series, is pretty damn good! It helps that the game looks gorgeous, courtesy of some gorgeous 2D art and chunky mech models.

Game Critic Totalbiscuit Dies At 33 Game Critic Totalbiscuit Dies At 33

After retiring from games criticism at the start of the month, YouTube personality John “Totalbiscuit” Bain has passed away.

It Sucks To Be A Mom In God Of War It Sucks To Be A Mom In God Of War

In God of War, being a mother will end your life, either literally or metaphorically.

The End Of Yakuza 6 Is Some Bullshit The End Of Yakuza 6 Is Some Bullshit

I alluded to this in my review of the game, but I think it’s had enough time to sit that I’m ready to talk about it more: Yakuza 6 completely blew its ending, which considering the importance it had for the entire series is a damn shame.

In Raft, Sharks Are Constantly Trying To Eat You

Imagine you’re cast adrift on the open seas with nothing but a hook in your hand. That’s the premise behind Raft, a survival game out now in Early Access.

An Endless Runner That's Great For Blowing Off Steam An Endless Runner That's Great For Blowing Off Steam

Sometimes life throws a pack of mummies and raging bulls at you, and the only thing to do is run like heck. I Hate Running Backwards is an endless runner that mixes close call dodges with loud weaponry. As the screen fills with enemies and explosions, it gets harder and harder to run away. It’s a furious race for…

Ubisoft’s Personal Gaming Assistant Is A Great Idea That’s Not Quite There Yet Ubisoft’s Personal Gaming Assistant Is A Great Idea That’s Not Quite There Yet

Ubisoft’s personal gaming assistant, previously only available in Canada, is now out worldwide. Its name is Sam, a nod to Sam Fisher of Splinter Cell fame, although Michael Ironside doesn’t do the voice (sorry, Stephen). Embedded in the Ubisoft Club app, Sam sounds like any other AI that might reside on your phone,…

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A Year And A Half Later, Overwatch Devs Still Don't Know When They'll Fix Play Of The Game A Year And A Half Later, Overwatch Devs Still Don't Know When They'll Fix Play Of The Game

Overwatch loves to give players cookies for explosive plays. After every game, all players are treated to a recap of the “Play of the Game,” a video replay that usually only focuses on whatever killed the most people. It’s a feature that has been desperately in need of a revamp since Overwatch’s release two years ago,…

The developers of Fortnite are adding some new quality-of-life improvements, including custom controller bindings and better load times. They’re also adding a new event, Playground, with extra spawns, friendly fire, and... llamas? More here.

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