'World to the West' contains some enjoyable puzzles and a colorful land to explore, but its character-swapping mechanic ultimately holds it back.
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Looking Back On a Cult Classic 10 Years Later: ‘The World Ends With You’

With The World Ends With You: Final Remix announced for the Switch, there's never been a better chance to take a look at why and how the original DS title wormed its way into the heart of so many avid fans.

Top 10 Games with Staff Writer, George Cheese

I firmly believe that people's favorite games are those they play in their teenage and early adult years, and, well, that's where I'm at now.

Review: ‘Super Meat Boy’ on Nintendo Switch

How well does the legendary indie game, "Super Meat Boy", hold up on Nintendo Switch?
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Overwatch League – Does anyone stand a chance against Korea?

This week marked the long-awaited launch of Overwatch League’s Inaugural Season, a 6-month-long tournament pitting 12 teams against one another for the chance to ascend the ranking table and achieve eventual glory.

Is ‘Xenoblade Chronicles 2’ Hurt by its Anime Aesthetic?

One of the biggest games to release in the first year of the Nintendo Switch was Xenoblade Chronicles 2, and one of the biggest issues...

Talking Point: Did the Nintendo Direct Mini Meet Expectations?

Current and prospective Switch owners waited on pins and needles for the January Nintendo Direct to finally be announced. Now that it's over, did it manage to live up to expectations?
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Paul Thomas Anderson Channels Hitchcock in the Exquisite ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s hard not to be mesmerized by Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread.'

Weird Fiction: Channeling Lovecraft in ‘Night in the Woods’ and ‘Bloodborne’

Bloodborne and Night in the Woods are two very different games, but games that share a common eldritch bloodline.
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NXpress Nintendo Podcast 121: Our Favorite Nintendo Characters From 2017

The crew debates the Best Nintendo characters of 2017, and catches up on some other games they've been playing.
For fans of well-made but challenging indie games, Furi is a real treat. Part Ninja Gaiden, part Dark Souls, part Metal Gear Solid and very much Punch-Out!!, Furi is a game that manages to feel both new and long-forgotten at the same time.

Yume Nikki: Dream Diary – New Project Gets Teaser Trailer and Countdown Site

Just a day after the 'Yume Nikki' release on Steam, a mysterious teaser trailer and countdown site for what a post on the Steam community page calls "the next YUME NIKKI PROJECT".

‘Not so Final Fantasy’ – Linearity isn’t XIII’s Biggest Problem

When outlining the problems with Final Fantasy XIII, detractors tend to focus on the game’s linearity, suggesting that, more than anything else, the severe lack of free-form exploration in the early stages overshadows any other issues the game might have.
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‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Level by Level: Kingdom Ranking

After diligently playing and writing about Super Mario Odyssey kingdom-by-kingdom, it’s time to siphon my thoughts down into the shallow, quantifiable, clickbaity realm of ranking.
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‘Super Mario Odyssey’: All Style, No Substance

Super Mario Odyssey is a fun game, but it's not a meaningful entry to the series.

Classically Refreshing: A Review of ‘Arcade Archives: VS. Super Mario Bros.’

The Arcade Archives series has always seemed a bit strange when examined alongside the rest of the Switch's eShop.

Why an Asymmetric Board Game Pissed Off Me and My Friends

It's Game Night and you know what that means: booze, board games, and belligerency (in that order). What better way to bond with your friends than by spending two hours in heated arguments, combing through rulebooks and forum posts to prove your points?
Daniel Day-Lewis & Vicky Krieps in "Phantom Thread"

Paul Thomas Anderson Channels Hitchcock in the Exquisite ‘Phantom Thread’

It’s hard not to be mesmerized by Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Phantom Thread.'

‘Dark Souls’, ‘Donkey Kong’, ‘Kirby’, ‘Mario Tennis’ Coming to Nintendo Switch

Nintendo debuted a new Nintendo Direct Mini video presentation today spotlighting a selection of first- and third-party titles coming in early 2018.
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‘A Sister’s All You Need’, And All You Need To Do Is Watch It

A Sister's All You Need takes the award for Most Misleading Title of the Fall 2017 anime season. Too bad that award will most likely cause many anime fans to pass on this wonderfully delightful series.

The Fire Keepers: A Dark Souls Podcast — Ep. 5: Javelin-Hurling Sky Bastards

After a lofty and social holiday season, the Fire Keepers return for more misery with a trip to the Shrine of Storms in this week's episode.