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Assassin’s Creed players are gathering to resuscitate the long-dead multiplayer

It's their first stab at this kind of thingOne of the oft-overlooked aspects of the Assassin's Creed series is the competitive multiplayer. Brotherhood was the first installment to introduce it, and it was really great. Tricking other players and blending into the environment worked wonderfully well,...

Watching Double Fine make games is fascinating as ever

Adventure Time creator Pendleton Ward returns!Double Fine is in the midst of Amnesia Fortnight 2017. If you're anything like me, these game jams are less about the end result -- four playable prototypes, some of which were ideas voted on and chosen by the...

Specter of Torment dated on Wii U and 3DS

April 21 and 25 respectivelyShovel Knight: Specter of Torment is a fantastic expansion, and previous owners of the base game are getting it for free. The only problem is that given the (likely lucrative) timed exclusive deal with Nintendo, developer Yacht Club Games is providing...

Cities: Skylines – Mass Transit gives us sweet zeppelin action on May 18th

Also other transit options, I guessI have been playing city-management sims throughout my life, and despite that fact, nothing I have created in them can be considered either efficient or beautiful. I shamelessly blame my inability to do so on growing up in a...

Fast RMX update adds new mode, better friend support

Time AttackFast RMX was already packed with a bunch of tracks and things to do, especially for a $20 game, but developer Shin'en Media has been hard at work adding to that list. As promised update 1.2 is now live on Switch, which provides a time...

Automata surpasses 300,000 sales in Japan

Wrath of the Switch KingDrakengard and even the original Nier were such niche it's still a little surprising to see how successful NieR: Automata has become. Even Persona was a humble spin-off series that is now a global blockbuster. The stigma against Japanese games has seemingly vanished. There were...

Here’s our first big look at the new Micro Machines

Micro Machines and Pearl Jam, both still alive Size is relative. That's the concept at the core of the magic of Micro Machines. Try to stick with me: Cars are usually big, but this time they're very small and that's fun. It sounds condescending but...

Castlevania-inspired roguelike Dead Cells hits Steam soon

Talk of 'no checkpoints' frightens me a bit Before long, Dead Cells will be doing its hybridized roguelike/metroidvania thing on Steam Early Access, and as much as that's the type of "die, die, die again" gameplay concept I'd rather wait on than attempt to play...

The SNES Mini is on the way, hopefully they make more than 10

Will Nintendo help out scalpers again? ProbablyAccording to Eurogamer, who has had fairly solid sources on Nintendo happenings in the past, there will be an SNES Mini (to follow the NES Classic) later this year. This news comes directly after Nintendo has begun to halt...

The Final Challengers trailer shows off the modes

You're damn right I'm going with obnoxiously pink RyuAlthough the Nintendo Switch launched with a fair share of good games, I'm more excited about its fighting game potential. With some upcoming Neo Geo classics (friggin' Galaxy Fight), Pocket Rumble, and Ultra Street Fighter II:...