The running joke in 2016’s Ambition of the Slimes was that people didn’t take the gelatinous creatures seriously. As soon as someone dismissed the diminutive little creatures, they’d be attacked and subsequently turned into a ...Read More »
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From Syphon Filter creator SIE Bend Studio’s foray into the survival action genre with Days Gone, Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age’s voyage to the Switch, and Cytus α’s massive two-hundred song playlist, a number ...Read More »
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Headphones come in a wide variety of price ranges. You can spend anywhere from twenty dollars for an economical set to a sum that rivals a monthly car payment for a luxurious pair. Just don’t ...Read More »
Once a fundamental genre of the industry, the arcade racer’s popularity has dramatically decreased in recent years. Not long ago, franchises such as Outrun, Ridge Racer, Need for Speed, and Burnout dominated by delivering high-speed ...Read More »
From the arrival of Mortal Kombat 11, Cuphead and Dragon’s Dogma journey onto Switch, and a collection of Konami Classics across multiple platforms, there’s a multitude of notable new releases this week. Naturally, there a ...Read More »
Quite a few films, live-action or animated, take a while to reach their eponymous highlight. That’s not the case with the recent stateside release of director Hiroyasu Ishida’s Penguin Highway. Working from Tomihiko Morimi’s (Eccentric ...Read More »