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The 13 Best Games on the Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch launched over two years ago now, and in that that time the home console / handheld hybrid has hosted a boatload of fantastic titles across every genre imaginable (well, maybe not strand games). As we head into the holiday buying season, those looking to gift a Switch…

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Nothing Really Matters, Anyone Can See, Every Game’s a Roguelike to Me

In online gaming communities, gamers can sometimes get a bit pedantic with their genre labels, occasionally to an obnoxious extent. It’s one of the immutable laws of the internet: scroll through the comments on any article or forum thread that mentions a hyper-specific descriptor such as “Metroidvania” or ‘Souls-like,” and…

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3 Ways Game Developers Are Changing How Games Are Made

At a time when game company CEO’s are getting praised for giving up their hefty annual bonuses and when large studios are laying off huge parts of their workforce without warning or severance, it’s clear that something has to change in the industry. The usual ideas are straightforward: pay executives…

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What Acting Taught Me About Life and Video Games

“Play well or play badly, but play truly.” No, this doesn’t come from a cringy video game ad or some guru gamer trying to sell their experience to you. Those words were written by Konstantin Stanislavski, one of the most important actors and directors of the last century, and the…

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Last Year’s Best Video Game Soundtracks On Vinyl

Death to 2018. I’m sure we’re all on the same page here; stab the concept of last year with some blade of the millennium that frees us from its cursed grasp. That aside, there were some artistic achievements last year that didn’t get the proper amount of attention. Please, dear…

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5 Games to Avoid If You Have Stuff in the Morning

I’m not gonna name any names, but somebody here at Fanbyte totally beefed it today by way, way oversleeping, party due to a late-night playthrough of Inside that was too enthralling to stop. This person had plenty of opportunities to put the game down and go to bed, but their…

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Quick Start Guide: Dead Cells Tips & Tricks

Oh, you're still going to die. But this will help you die less.

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Capsule Review: Dead Cells

Fresh, lively roguelite action.

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Best Game Soundtracks July 2018

Stay fresh, little inklings.

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Dead Cells, Dark Souls, and Mass Effect: what games can still learn from Early Access

It's now commonplace for games to see expansions and patches after release. So shouldn't that change the way they tell stories?

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