Joe Allen

Staff Writer

Dark Souls changed my life, and I'm here to spread the good news. I like pretty much all sorts of games, but I judge everything by its proximity to our Lord and saviour, Dark Souls.


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Yoshi’s Crafted World, Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn Launching In March

Yoshi’s Crafted World and Kirby’s Extra Epic Yarn will launch for Nintendo Switch and 3DS respectively in March. Nintendo is calling Yoshi’s Crafted World the titular dinosaur’s Switch debut (guess we’re not counting Super…

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Battlefield V, Anthem To Support Deep Learning Super Sampling

NVIDIA has revealed that EA’s first-person shooter Battlefield V and upcoming multiplayer action RPG Anthem will both support deep learning super sampling (DLSS) on the company’s RTX line of graphics cards. The news…

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Soulmates – How The Souls-Like Genre Has Changed Combat In Gaming

When a game becomes successful, pretenders inevitably follow. Such was the case for 2011’s Dark Souls, which was received rapturously by critics and audiences alike and instantly became a celebrated cult…

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DUSK Review – The Dawn Of An Old Era

First-person shooters are, at the best of times, divisive. There are many for whom first-person shooters begin and end with the relatively realistic military stylings of Call of Duty and Battlefield, gamers who…

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Capy Games’ Roguelike Dungeon Crawler Below Finally Has A Release Date

Below, a roguelike dungeon crawler by Toronto-based developer Capybara Games, will be out next week for Xbox One and PC via Steam. The game was originally announced around five years ago…

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Humble Team17 Bundle Live – Worms, The Escapists, Overcooked And More

The folks of the Good Ship Humble Bundle have another new bundle ready for you. The Humble Team17 Bundle collects some of the British label’s best-known games, organized into payment…

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Wreak Wheel-Based Havoc In Vehicular Battle Royale Game Notmycar

Skybound Games and developer NMC Studios have announced Notmycar, a vehicular battle royale game coming to Steam in 2019. The game’s Steam “Coming Soon” page describes it as a “white-knuckle, lead-footed…

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Fortnite Addiction “Forcing Kids Into Rehab”

Battle Royale game Fortnite is the newest game to be under fire for video game addiction claims. A Bloomberg article details the case of a boy named Carson, who’s 17 and has…

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Nintendo Tops $250 Million Sales Between Thanksgiving And Cyber Monday

Nintendo has seen a very strong five-day period between Thanksgiving and Cyber Monday, topping $250 million in sales for that period. Between November 22nd and November 26th, the Nintendo Switch…

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FTC Will Investigate Loot Boxes, US Senator Claims “Close Link” To Gambling

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating loot boxes after an official request to do so was made by Senator Maggie Hassan. The request was affirmed by FTC chairman Joe Simons…

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