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Hitman Episode 6: Hokkaido Review – Strike at the heart

Looking back, it’s odd to think there was trepidation surrounding IO Interactive’s decision to make Hitman episodic. The game’s first season, which has been releasing episodes frequently throughout the year, has been a constant delight. Each mission has provided a multitude of ways to perform assassinations, ranging from the direct...
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Return to the Painted World: Our Thoughts on Dark Souls 3: Ashes of Ariandel

Ever since Eduardo and I finished up Dark Souls 3 proper, we’ve been wondering what was in store for the game’s two expansions. The first, Ashes of Ariandel, landed last month, so of course the two of us got together to chat about it in-depth, as is tradition. Warning: Spoilers...
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Thoth condenses twin-stick shooters into their most intense moments

It’s immediately apparent that Thoth was made by the same guy who created 140. Jeppe Carlsen’s unique aesthetic is front and center in Thoth, giving it that same air of surrealist minimalism that made 140 so stylish. Unlike his previous game, however, music isn’t the focus this time. Instead, it’s...
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