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  • September 4, 2021

What are we all playing this weekend?

Hello and welcome to quasi-fall! Heretic supporters of the meteorological autumn will tell you that we are now in free time. They are, as their name suggests, heretics. Astronomical fall doesn’t start until the 22nd, and are you honestly telling me you’re done with summer? This summer? This short summer? I like the fall with…

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Chinese mega hit Tale of Immortal now has an English version

It’s always exciting for me when a Chinese game suddenly becomes popular on Steam. It creates the feeling of having my face pressed against a window, looking at a potentially delicious buffet on the other side that I can’t eat. So it was with Tale Of Immortal, a seemingly vast open-world 2D action RPG that,…

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Am I the only one who hates fishing minigames?

We all have our little little hills to die on. Here’s mine: I think the fishing minigames are bad, and the games would be better without them. The word “minigame” should describe a small game within the game, with minibad mechanics and some intrinsic joy. But I don’t see joy in the act of pressing…

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Indie ratcapade Tails Of Iron is Dark Souls and Redwall

I had to write guides for Dark Souls III, so I’m in a position to be acceptable playing Soulslikes games, without being mad at them. I appreciate the art involved and the achievement of being cool with them, but I’m not usually in the mood for a game to be completely bad for me. Tails…

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Sunday’s documents | Stone paper shotgun

The Sunday Papers is our weekly roundup of great writing about (mostly) video games from around the web. Sundays are to spend with a group of teenagers who play soccer and feel mortified when their ball comes jumping towards you. Before you clumsily prepare to relax, let’s read this week’s best writings on gaming.

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Sunday’s documents | Stone paper shotgun

The Sunday Papers is our weekly roundup of great writing about (mostly) video games from around the web. Sundays are for dropping a bag of rice on the ground and contemplating the mess you’ve created for a while. Before we scoop it up, let’s read this week’s best writings on gaming.

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