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THE DOUGHNUT IS A POKÉBALL
What do you Fink?
From Jigglypuff to Wigglytuff
All the fun of failing with the added prospect of economic collapse. Yay!
This post was not written by a robot... yet
The first episode starts with diagnosis
We'd like June 7th to arrive now, thank you
We're just off to draw a concept for a Steampunk version of Poseidon's trident
It's a cool idea but we're far from convinced
Don't worry, it's safe for work
And it looks like it might just work
It's a Tom Nook business model
One of the best consoles ever made, updated for your fancy TV and aching nostalgia
Believe it or not, women have diverse tastes
And it won't break the bank either
The topic is a little, well, niche
This dongle works with your Wii and PlayStation controllers too
They'll remember your choices and react to them
We want to play it now
But numbers are rising
But it isn't a great selection for UK customers
And a creative dual narrative
With bonus cat GIFs
Get creative with the code
And you thought Dark Souls was difficult
It looks set to be as strategically challenging as the videogame
It all looks quite promising
These are far-reaching changes
Relive that morning rush
Keep it stylish, keep it safe
We want it bad but our crowdfunding senses are tingling
Is there anything that won't play it?
And play as an adorable corgi, of course
Scramble up the classics
Complete with instructions to make your own
We wish it was "hands on with all of the games at EGX Rezzed"
"We made something important for us."
Unlock pages of a graphic novel as you play
No, it's not an escape the room adventure
LARPing you can learn from
And you thought you were going to be productive today
"All we are asking... is that you honour our work"
Play it to avoid that thing you've been meaning to write
A study in the Gadgette office found a complete lack of surprise
Unless you don't like inclusivity
No one wants to look like the bad guy
I'm not sure about teaching AI better survival skills than most humans
Why are they so hard to get right?
Why can't all problems be solved by playing games?
It's not heaven-sent but it is a fun adventure
It promises to have "a story for everyone"
This time from Apple II
Special moves include death rays, black holes, and gravity
In this world the drones are owls
IF bad guy THEN boom boom
But you really have to work for it
"For the fair and inclusive future of gaming"
Every meal is a boss battle
Good luck explaining to the police why you dived into that bush
You can get laser-cut wooden covers for your smartphone too
One man's work ethic is another woman's pregnancy alert
It really doesn't look good for us
"If you think this world is bad, you should see some of the others" - Philip K Dick
Can we play?
At least there's no chance of it overheating
What do you mean it's getting bigger?
It's just within reach
Maybe we should say eyes on
You'll get your own OST one day. In the mean time...
The 90s kids are approaching
You'd better get your story straight
"'Cause the players gonna play, play, play, play, play"
There was a meeting about it and everything
And it stars two (TWO) promising female protagonists
It's an infinite loop of creativity
Some games are so good they deserve to be framed
A new study suggests the link is more nuanced than people realise
Your only enemy is physics
It's Jenga with depth
Customise to your heart's content
Why explore the sights when you can explore an open world RPG?
Uh, we should think so
It'll be shorter and more frequent
It's seeking funding on Kickstarter now
Straight from the mouth of Minecraft Boris Johnson
And that's if you win
And then stare at it with longing
And would they work?
"Every day is another chance to be a hero"
A game that will stay in your mind long after you finish it
How do you feel about the promise of 'endless PC gaming' for £3.99 a month?
Happy birthday Pokémon!
The release coincides with the movie. We feel spoiled!
In Telltale's Game of Thrones you win, or you replay the sequence
Though it seems to be a loose estimate
It's not all violence and timed missions
I call my creation "higgledy-piggledy tower"
It's all in the wrist
This game has a dedicated hug button, people
And that might not be such a bad thing
And it parodies Pokemon
New year, new release calendar
"You put your dad in front of a game and he can't figure out how to stop looking at the ceiling"
It's been a good year
As you'd expect, it's addictive and infuriating
"Use the phone, Luke!"
The longships have launched from smartphone and PC land
Replace the controller with a book and go behind the screen
It makes a change from scruffy white guys
It's like a really aggressive kettle
That's music to our ears
These updates are starting to feel a bit like Sims expansion packs
To help your day go by in, well, a flash
Or it's being teased at the very least
A more consumer friendly move for PC gaming
Things are looking exciting
It's called Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger and the Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist. You're probably convinced already.
They're retro-chic and designed to optimise ass kicking
And it looks pretty different
But it's only for 3 days so we hope you've got a fast lap time
In need of a new platform? Why not mobile?
Play anywhere. Anywhere that has a strong internet connection, anyway.
It must be pretty good if I'm choosing to occupy an apocalyptic wasteland more than the real world
Load times are probably going to be much less of an issue soon
Shut up and take our rupees
The man who said "it is sometimes an appropriate response to reality to go insane."
Push the sofa back, you've got some muscles to pull
They can make you feel joy and rage in equal measure
And the award for the least diverse judging panel goes to...
Serious equipment for serious gamers
Cash in on my nostalgia, please
Beautiful and terrifying
He REALLY wanted a holiday
She'll be making her debut next year
Real fans don't just play the game, they LIVE the game
...and we did not do well.
Fingers crossed for some cool gamepad integration
"I'm a damsel. I'm in distress. I can handle this."
This could be the Dualshock you're looking for
It's been a while, should we prepare for some big announcements?
"Every writer receives criticism, but the successful writers are the ones that learn from it and march on."
Anxiety Attacks aims to raise awareness and instil empathy
The emotional manipulation continues
Squeeze the most you can out of your Playstation Plus subscription
Prepare for some warm fuzzies
It's got to be worth a try
Express your exhaustion with the Fallout 4 promotions via these new Fallout-themed emojis
If Unity left you feeling cold, don't immediately discount Syndicate... guvnor
We want a full-length version
Play anywhere with anyone
But you'll have to wait until next Halloween to play it
At only one to two hours, The Park is a short but thrilling ride
It's later than expected, but it's coming
Compensating for something?
More open world exploration than you can shake your controller at
Are your irony detectors broken? Or can you just not hear them with your heads buried in the sand?
Why is it always one extreme or the other?
There's sure to be some interesting announcements
As you can see, he's keeping it pretty low key
This is a thing that is actually happening
Or, the story of my emotional destruction. Spoilers ahead.
No more waiting for Christmas
We're already looking forward to episode two
Christmas has come early
AND it's set in a Cat Cafe. Yes!
It's a weird puzzle, indeed.
It's not always about competition
Grab your friends and your plastic guitar, the band are back on the road.
Could we be getting our wish?
They had to do something to keep your attention until Fallout 4
With some great music too
The gateway drugs of gaming
We'd like to see more magical realism in our videogames
Glad to see lessons have been learnt...!
Dark room. Dark episode. Possible spoilers
It won't make me love them any less
By the first indigenous-owned commercial games company in the US
Lights off, nappies on, and get gaming
It's a long way to the top if you want to rock and roll, but this game makes it feel like less of a struggle
Card games are for everyone
And there's a sample track!
What can you expect?
That's NOT what RumblePaks are for
We're just over halfway through and Dontnod are keeping things interesting. Possible spoilers.
Sony seems to think handheld consoles are on the way out. But it's at least partly their own fault.
The joystick is not a phallic symbol
Jane McGonigal thinks so
There's actually some good games in this lineup
First impressions are important
Think June Cleaver with an actual cleaver
Our adventures with Max continue
It's about time!
That's Christmas covered
Please yes. Please.
And you know how much we love Android support
Controllers, and trailers, and VR. Oh my!
We really hope so
Here's a snapshot of what you can expect
It’s time to find out what makes you S.P.E.C.I.A.L
This game might actually make us enjoy the outdoors
Warning: Spoilers ahead.
Cure disease, save lives, make profit. Big Pharma proves it's not easy to do all of these well at once.
Who thought this was a good idea?
It's not just Mario Kart that ruins friendships
No, it's not April 1st. This is actually happening.
And it was pretty damn cool
It's not all princesses trapped in endless castles y'know
In a world where everyone is Jimi Hendrix only Jimi Hendrix can solve the murder of Jimi Hendrix
Is it cathartic, or is there something more to be learned from this 10 minute game?
With YouTube Gaming set to launch today, is Twitch feeling twitchy?
Or are we reading a bit too much into it?
And we've got theories
It’s Pokemon meets Tekken. Just yes.
This could be the kick you need to get rid of those old games you don't want
Crowdfunding + investing = a site that empowers developers and players alike
All things considered, you can hardly blame them
The Dualshock 4 gets a colour scheme that's a blast from the past
Sony's limited edition Darth Vader Playstation is inviting you to the dark side
They just want to be the very best, like no one ever was.
The Playstation polls are open
It's post-nuclear fun for all the family
Because even Princess Peach likes to get out of the castle sometimes
10 minutes of rainbow-filled happytime
Funny. Sassy. Strong.
SMACH Zero will play some of your favourite games via Steam power
Thoughtlessly sandboxing games puts them at risk of becoming litter boxes
Gamescom kicked off today in Cologne with Xbox and some serious dubstep backing music
Official information is thin on the ground and speculation is rife
It's like Seti@Home, the game
It's time to get schooled on the art of video games
Emo goose forever
Just some of the reasons we loved Nintendo’s CEO
From 80s power ballads to feminist punk anthems, add these game tracks to your playlist
Remade, remastered, improved
More anticipated than a glass of wine at the end of a workday
Unless you're on iOS, in which case you can't even get it
With this year's E3 featuring more kickass leading ladies than ever, it's an exciting time to be gaming