Kyle Johnson

Japanese Gaming Specialist

Professional painter. Semi-professional weeb. I've played hundreds of games, but finished very few. I speak Chinese and Minnesotan.


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Tropico 6

Tropico 6 is the latest entry in Kalypso’s tropical island exploitation/dictatorship simulator series. Featuring election rigging, unhappy citizens, dubious deals with smugglers and other criminal underworld figures, Tropico is an often…

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Tropico 6 Review – The Needs of the Many

Who doesn’t love a good banana republic? Surely nothing could go wrong by concentrating wealth in the ruling class from an export-focused economy. Well, when you’re El Presidente, you’ve got…

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Gearbox @ PAX East – Penn and Teller VR

As part of Gearbox’s new slate of games, a Penn and Teller game, titled Penn and Teller VR: Frankly Unfair, Unkind, Unnecessary & Underhanded will come to VR platforms on…

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Gearbox @ PAX East – Borderlands 2 VR

At Gearbox’s PAX East 2019 press conference, the studio announced that all of Borderlands 2‘s DLC would come to Borderlands 2 VR. The DLC packs, which add hours of shooting and…

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Gearbox @ Pax East – Bulletstorm: Duke of Switch Edition

During Gearbox’s press conference to open 2019’s PAX East, the publishing arm announced that Bulletstorm would be coming to Switch as Bullestorm: Duke of Switch Edition. This release of Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition…

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Curious Expedition 2 Announced, Predecessor Coming to Consoles

As announced by publisher Thunderful and developer Maschinen-Mensch, roguelike exploration game Curious Expedition 2 will release later this year. It will first enter into Steam Early Access in 2019, with a wide…

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Sony State of Play 3/25 – Iron Man VR

Kicking off Sony’s first ever State of Play show, Camouflaj’s Iron Man VR was unveiled for the first time today. In development for two years at the Seattle-based studio, Iron Man VR…

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Sony State of Play 3/25 – Mortal Kombat 11

NetherRealm Studios put out a new trailer for Mortal Kombat 11 during Sony’s State of Play stream on March 25th. In it, Liu Kang, Kung Lao, and Jax are all revealed…

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Sony State of Play 3/25 – Ready Set Heroes

Orcs Must Die developer Robot Entertainment is working on a new co-op game: Ready Set Heroes. Designed as a short-session game, you, or you and a friend fight through a series…

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Beacon is Searching for the Right Formula

There’s something romantic about the wild frontiers of space. Colonizing virgin worlds in the hopes of exploiting mineral resources or expanding territories is the subject of many science fiction works.…