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Mafia 3 Gameplay Trailer Showcases Driving, Combat, and More

Mafia III has all the elements of your typical AAA cover shooter, but brings refinement, a fresh location, and flair to the formula.

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The Souls Games Share a Direct Timeline (Part 2) | Theory Craft

Today, we’ll cover examples of how Bloodborne is tied to the previous Souls games by cut content, a mysterious stranger, and pyromancy.

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Splatoon’s Gyro Controls Should Be In More Games

Splatoon introduced us to gyro controls that work, and work well. Now we want to see developers put them into more games.

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The Red Ash Kickstarter Continues to be Absurd

Red Ash should have been a gold mine according to recent trends, but instead drags Comcept and Keiji Inafune’s image through the mud.

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Our 5 Favorite Video Game Spin-Offs | Fanatical Five

In light of the absolutely horrible reception of Metroid Prime: Federation Force, let’s examine five great video game spin-offs.

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Theory Craft: Souls Games Share a Direct Timeline

Demon’s Souls and Dark Souls are all spiritual successors of one another, but what if it doesn’t stop there for the Souls games?

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Why The Red Ash Kickstarter is Completely Absurd

The Red Ash Kickstarter is going relatively slowly, as it kind of deserves to. It’s easy to tell that it’s poorly timed and planned.

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Transistor Review | The Empty Set

2014 has been an amazing year for indie games, with titles like Shovel Knight, Nidhogg, Guacamelee,  and The Vanishing of Ethan Carter showing indie games …

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New Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Footage Reveals Amiibo Support & More

New video footage from Kirby and the Rainbow Curse has come out through the game’s Japanese website.

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Review | Ready For Adventure

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker is the first game to implement Nintendo‘s strategy of recycling assets to quickly create high quality games with a smaller team …

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Fanatical Take | Nintendo Dropped the Ball with the Amiibo

Nintendo‘s new amiibo line of smart toys is red hot right now, but their handling of it has been less than stellar.

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Fanatical Gift Guide | 5 Accessories for Wii U Owners

Do you know a Wii U owner and want to get them an accessory that won’t be a complete dud? Then look no further than …

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Grand Theft Auto Online Heists Draw Nearer

After months of delay, Grand Theft Auto Online heists are finally near. Here’s a little of what Rockstar’s been cooking up.

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