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The Shadowrun Trilogy Is Coming to Switch in 2022

The Shadowrun Trilogy is coming to Nintendo Switch in 2022. The collection of cult classic RPGs feature turn based combat, branching narrative paths, and more. They take place in a dystopian future, and are described as, “cyberpunk-meets-fantasy.” Paradox Interactive’s trilogy includes Shadowrun Returns, Shadowrun Dragonfall – Director’s Cut, and Shadowrun Hong Kong – Extended Edition.… Read More »

Bayonetta 3 Gets Release Window and Gameplay Reveal

Bayonetta 3 has finally gotten a gameplay reveal, and a release date. Nearly four years after its original announcement, we finally got to see Bayonetta’s new moves, new enemies, and her new hairstyle. Shown during today’s Nintendo Direct, we were treated to Bayonetta going head-to-head with a massive kaiju monster. The trailer also provided glimpses… Read More »

eFootball Preview: PES Is Dead, Long Live eFootball

Football gaming is perhaps the most stagnant of all sports genres. FIFA’s pay-to-win, arcade hegemony lords it over PES’ clunky menus, but realistic gameplay. Rinse, reskin, and repeat. But this year that’s all changing. And when I went to Konami’s Windsor HQ for a hands-on event for eFootball – yes, the PES, aka Pro Evolution… Read More »

Here’s Why Deathloop’s More Robust Melee Combat Was Scrapped

Deathloop originally had a more robust melee combat system, but it was scrapped during development and replaced with the kick move. In a Noclip video interview around the 12:50 mark, Deathloop creative director Dinga Bakaba revealed that Deathloop originally had a combat parry system similar to Dishonored. This idea was scrapped in favor of Deathloop’s… Read More »

Sable Review

For an adventure game with no combat, no fail state, and not even much in the way of an objective, exploring Sable’s ruined desert of Midden was rarely ever dull. Driving a hoverbike through its stylish open world or climbing giant mountains and crumbling cities can be a lot of fun in a zen-like fashion.… Read More »