Robert Scarpinito

Staff Writer

When I'm not talking about my love of Persona, I'm probably playing or writing about games. I'm waiting for the day I can be proud of the DC cinematic universe. Catch me on Tadaima: A Terrace House Podcast for some insights on the best reality TV show on Netflix.


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Pokémon Press Conference 2019 – NetEase Bringing Pokemon Quest to China with PvP

Today, Nintendo held a press conference in Tokyo focusing exclusively on the Pokémon franchise. In it, Chinese technology company NetEase announced that it will bring Pokémon Quest to China. In addition,…

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Coverage Club: Mable and the Wood is Shapeshifting Up Nicely

If you could put every indie game in a bag and pick one at random, you’ll probably grab a Metroidvania with pixelated graphics. For an indie Metroidvania to stand out,…

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Persona Q2 Offers Players a Ticket to Fan Service

The Persona series is no stranger to spin-off games. Since the successful release of Persona 5, we got two rhythm games and a promise of a musou-style hack-and-slash. Beyond those,…

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SiNKR 2

SiNKR 2 is a minimalist puzzle game that tasks you with sliding pucks into holes by reeling in hooks. Various mechanics, like boost pads and portals, join the fray to…

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Sony’s State of Play 5/9 – Square Enix Drops Final Fantasy VII Remake Trailer

To close today’s State of Play broadcast, Sony featured a new trailer for the upcoming Final Fantasy VII Remake. The trailer lasts a little over a minute, but it shows off…

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Sony’s State of Play 5/9 – Capcom Announces Monster Hunter: World Expansion Release Date

In today’s State of Play, Sony opened its livestream with a new trailer for Monster Hunter: World‘s first major expansion. Titled Iceborne, this DLC takes hunters to more frozen locales. We previously…

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SiNKR 2 Review – Sunken Treasure

Minimalism. The philosophy sparks joy in some. In many ways, SiNKR 2 reflects that joy. Developer Robert Wahler puts minimalism on a pedestal here, trimming out all the fat to…

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Cox Cable Tests Faster Internet Service for Gamers

Last week, Cox Cable announced a new service plan that would give gamers faster internet speeds. Called the “Elite Gamer Service,” it uses WTFast’s proprietary technology to find a shorter…

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Respawn Sticks to Seasonal Updates for Apex Legends

After Respawn launched Apex Legends earlier this year, we’ve only seen a few updates for the battle royale. Aside from the Season 1 updates, the Havoc, and some balance tweaks, the…

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Inside Xbox 4/16 – Warhammer: Chaosbane Starts Second Beta Soon

At today’s Inside Xbox, Microsoft announced another closed beta for the upcoming game Warhammer: Chaosbane. The beta is open to those who pre-order the game. Preload starts on April 17,…