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Pikmin 3 Deluxe’s new Olimar missions are fun but lightweight

Pikmin 3 includes a handful of extra side-missions starring original series protagonists Olimar and Louie, showing what they were up to while the game’s main campaign takes place elsewhere. But while these are a nice addition, they’re not hugely substantial. Each mission essentially acts as another time-limited treasure hunt of the type found in the […]

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Sega teases Dreamcast mini

Ah, the Dreamcast. Virtua Tennis, Crazy Taxi, Soulcalibur and Marvel vs. Capcom 2 were among my favourites in the early 2000s. Alas, Sega’s ahead of its time console fell by the wayside, and the console war was never the same again. But, what’s this? A whisper the Dreamcast may come back – via the mini […]

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Mortal Kombat 11 gets Mileena, Rain and… Rambo

NetherRealm has announced what’s next for Mortal Kombat 11, and it includes Rambo as a DLC character. Rambo, voiced by Sylvester Stallone, is joined by fan-favourite Mileena and half god Rain in Kombat Pack 2. Fans will be delighted to finally see Mileena in Mortal Kombat 11 after nagging NetherRealm boss Ed Boon about her […]

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Hades beaten in under eight minutes

My most recent attempt to complete Hades ended in a pretty devastating way: only a few blows from finishing the final boss, after a good 40 minutes of intense gameplay, I was tragically smacked down and sent back downriver to a smirking Hypnos once again. And to make matters worse, today I learned someone’s completed […]

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A Pokémon-themed Hori Split Pad Pro for Nintendo Switch is coming

Following on from a trio of plain iterations and the original Daemon X Machina version, Hori is bringing out two new designs for its popular Split Pad Pro Nintendo Switch controller attachment – this time featuring Pokémon. The first is a black and gold Pikachu model, while the second features a pastel Pikachu and Eevee […]

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The Pathless is all about speed and movement

There’s no map in The Pathless, no waypoint or fast-travel systems that might make navigating its daringly large fantasy forests and steppes a little easier. I didn’t miss that stuff. Not even for a second. These things were taken out, apparently, to ground the player in the world, to make them see these rain-darkened trees […]