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This Week in Valheim: Trolls, Skull Thrones, and a Drivable Car!

This week in Valheim, we check out some cool 3D-printed creations, some good news from the devs, and one of the most awful mods we've seen to date.
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Friday Night Funkin’s Kickstarter Going Strong

Raising over $1.2 million over the course of a few days, the Friday Night Funkin' Kickstarter is still striving towards its highest tiers of stretch goals.
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Game Grooves: Exploring the Untitled Goose Game Vinyl

In Game Grooves, we explore physical gaming soundtracks to tell you what makes them special. Today, we look at the Untitled Goose Game Vinyl.
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Vokabulantis and the Language Barrier: How It Broke Through

Although language is incredibly important to the foundation of Vokabulantis, it appears to be a smokescreen for something more intentional, something more tender.
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This Week in Valheim: Ninja Warriors and VR Waifus

This week in Valheim, we explore a Ninja Warrior obstacle course, VR waifus, and what happens when you let your Stamina run out at the wrong time.
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Portal 2: A Tale of Two Female Icons

10 years have passed since Portal 2 launched, and Chell and GLaDOS are still excellent examples of how to depict a hero and a villain.
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The Vale Brings Action and Adventure to Visually Impaired and Sighted Gamers Alike

We spoke to Falling Squirrel Studios about The Vale, an entirely audio-based game with a driving narrative, combat, exploration, and top-notch voice acting.
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Seeking Out Dread X Collection: The Hunt

Dread X Collection: The Hunt is finally here and it's time to bust down some doors with 7 brand-new horror-themed shooter games from great indie developers.
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How Animal Crossing Ushered in the Age of Endless Games

Animal Crossing has been delighting players for 20 years now, so we took a look at how this series helped define a genre and ushered in an era of endless games.
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The Troubled Release of Cooking Mama: Cookstar

Cooking Mama Cookstar has miraculously appeared on the PlayStation Store. After a lot of floating around and delays in its release last year, there was a lot of controversy surrounding why. With this re-emergence, we decided to revisit it and reflect.
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Second Sight is Back and You Need to Play It

Second Sight has been gone for so long, but it's back, and now everyone should really think about giving the game a chance to blow their minds.
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Behind the Mudokon: All About Abe

The trend of remaking and remastering classics is alive and well if Oddworld's any argument. First it was New 'N' Tasty, and now Soulstorm. But first, let's find out more about Abe, the guy we're following in.
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This Week in Valheim: Runescape, Macs, and More Ways to Build!

This Week in Valheim, we explore cool community creations from Game of Thrones and Runescape, some great new building mods, Mac support, and more!
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Best Cherry Blossom Views in Video Games

With the ongoing pandemic shutting down many IRL cherry blossom viewing parties, here are some games where you can still enjoy some beautiful spring sakura scenes
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What Nintendo 99 Game Do We Want To Play Next?

With Pac-Man 99 Nintendo seems to be starting a trend of Nintendo 99 games. We postulate what new Battle Royale game we'd like to see in the future.
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Genesis Noir is Proof That Games Are Still Innovating

Many complain that game development has become stagnant over the last two generations, but if you look past AAA games to lesser-known indies, you'll find that's simply not the case.
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This Week in Valheim – Classes, Castles, and a Playable Game Boy!

This Week in Valheim, we explore a super-fast way to drop down a tower, a playable Game Boy mod (no, really!), and so much more!
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A Brief History of Monster Hunter

Here's how Monster Hunter went from a phenomenon in Japan to Capcom's juggernaut.
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Great Friday Night Funkin' Mods To Check Out

You can, in fact, get even freakier on your Friday nights thanks to the modding community of Friday Night Funkin'.
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Games From The Haunted PS1 Demo Disc 2021 To Watch Out For

The Haunted PS1 Demo Disc 2021 is one of the best collections of retro-style horror demos you'll find anywhere online, and here are the most interesting picks.
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"Just Remember That You've Made It This Far": The Story Behind Disco Elysium

Disco Elysium is a game about acknowledging mistakes and dealing with them. This sincerity helped make Disco Elysium the self-aware, smart game it is today.
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How Monster Hunter Rise Differs from World

Rise is the newest Monster Hunter game, but how is it different from the previous one? We explore some of the major changes to be found in the gameplay and content.
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Resident Evil Representation: The Women of the Iconic Horror Franchise

Since the beginning, zombie survival-horror series Resident Evil has portrayed its female characters on equal footing with their male counterparts.
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This Week in Valheim — Star Wars, Swinging Ships, and a Contest!

This Week in Valheim, we explore the next step in the Viking Space Program, some cool comic-style fanart, a massive Star Wars build, and more!

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