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How Republique Remastered and DmC got me hooked

I’ve been reviewing unusually brilliant games lately. I know that sounds cynical, but you have to understand that being assigned two A-quality games in a row is something of a unicorn in this industry, at least for me. Still, there’s no doubt I enjoyed playing and critiquing Camouflaj’s Republique: Remastered and Ninja Theory’s DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive more »

5 (10?) Games you must (should?) buy from Sony’s Under-A-Buck PSN Flash Sale

Happy Spring, folks! Unless you’re living in the southern hemisphere and are busy welcoming in Autumn instead. Or reside in the north-eastern United States and are celebrating your vernal equinox with (yet another) out-pouring of powder. In any case, celebrate your respective seasonal situation with Sony, who has been gracious enough to kick off a more »

What’s up with Hideo Kojima?

Metal Gear Solid creator Hideo Kojima’s name has been removed from all Metal Gear Solid V: Phantom Pain promotions and artwork. As Eurogamer reports, hawk-eyed NeoGAF users noticed the updated artwork, which now omits the tagline “A Hideo Kojima game” as well as the Kojima Productions logo. Further, Kojima Productions’ official Twitter has been consolidated under the Metal Gear more »

Republique Remastered Episodes 1-3 Review: I spy

Republique Remastered Price: $24.99 System(s): PC Release Date: February 26, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Camouflaj (Camouflaj) You have to feel sorry for the stealth genre. Too often the label is slapped on otherwise run-and-gun experiences simply because they have a crouch button and, if they’re really daring, dim lighting. As so many stab-happy protagonists forget, it’s the subtleties that more »

Plug & Play is weird

Guess what? It’s Friday! And you know what we do here on Fridays. That’s right – I pick a game from my Steam backlog that I’ve never played before, start it up, and we see what it’s like together. Today’s game is Plug & Play from Mario von Rickenbach, Michael Frei, and Etter Studio and, more »

PAX East 2015: “Heroes of the Dorm” event will pay winners’ college tuition

During its PAX East 2015 panel, Blizzard announced an exciting tournament prospect for Heroes of the Storm players in college. Heroes of the Dorm will allow the best college teams in Blizzard’s new MOBA to battle for some $450,000 in cash prizes. The event will air on ESPN, becoming the first college eSports event to more »

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Review: Cuteness on Rails

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Price: System(s): Wii U Release Date: February 20, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Nintendo ESRB Rating: “Everyone” for Mild Cartoon Violence Kirby has always been the character I turn to when I want to relax and unwind. I want to look at pretty colors, listen to nice music, and play without worrying more »

Infinite Crisis March update includes login rewards, upgraded AI

Get ready for battle with a whole bunch of new upgrades in Infinite Crisis. Turbine wants you to log in every day, and now you’ll get rewards for doing so. They’ll include things like Crisis Coins and shiny new costumes for your champions. Log in, play on and rack up. Players who battle the AI more »

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The Kirby Amiibo (almost) breaks Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

The Kirby Amiibo is adorable. The Meta Knight Amiibo is badass, and also kind of adorable. The King Dedede Amiibo, which I was lucky enough to pick up yesterday, is also freakin’ adorable. I’m gushing. I love these things. I even took a nice picture of them, because they’re the focus of this post. I’m more »

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Flipnote Studio 3D appears, takes Club Nintendo down again

Because the servers for the Club Nintendo are maintained by baby sloths, it shouldn’t surprise anyone to know the site is down again. What caused the problem this time? The official release of Flipnote Studio 3D, of course. Those little guys couldn’t stand against that kind of pressure. Especially since they’re in the middle of more »

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Yes, Flipnote Studio 3D is delayed again

In news that should surprise no one, Flipnote Studio 3D has been delayed again. Which is only fitting, since it was first announced back in 2013. What’s a few more weeks? Flipnote Studio 3D is the going away present for all Club Nintendo users. We were supposed to see it doled out this week. It more »

I love when Danganronpa lies to me

Quick! Why do you like games? You’re reading Technology Tell’s Gaming Channel, so you do like games, right? But why do you? I’m sorry; I’ve tricked you. I already know why you like games. It’s the same reason virtually anyone likes games, myself included. Games are the only form of mass media that give viewers control over more »