The Fancies 2021: Steven Strom’s Game of the Year List

Another year, another landslide of problems to try and escape in the world of video games. I won’t go too deep on just how hard 2021 has been. I edited most of our end-of-year pieces by my coworkers. They already did a much better job of encompassing the struggles we…

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The Most Frustrating Part of Griftlands Isn’t Explained in the Tutorial

Griftlands is another gorgeous, brutally challenging game from Klei Entertainment. The sci-fi deckbuilder is all about making friends and breaking promises. Though, early on, you don’t have the power or pull to do much of either. Not without losing your roguelike run just three minutes after it starts. Losing a…

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merritt’s GOTY 2020: These Were Good Too

Haha man shit was fucking wild this year, here are ten games I played that didn’t quite make it to my top 10 list, but they’re good too. 1. Kill It With Fire A short first-person puzzle game about killing spiders,┬áKill It With Fire┬ákind of came out of nowhere. Fanbyte…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 070: The Aggro Crag Illuminati

We skip right to the good stuff by going heavy on games this week! The usual gang goes deep on Griftlands, Valorant, Clubhouse Games, The Last of Us Part II, and Divinity: Original Sin 2! Plus stick around for some lighter chat about the Game Boy Advance (again) and some…

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Fanwidth (A Fanbyte Podcast) Episode 068: Putting an End to Higher Education

Your regularly scheduled hosts have returned to regale you with stories of their time in school. Going back a bit further than that, the gang talks about the olden days of portable gaming (we will never forget the Game Boy Micro). And eventually there’s even an itty bitty dollop of…

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The Best 2020 Early Access Games You Shouldn’t Wait to Play

The best Early Access games give you excuses to play right now, while making it worth your while to check out the full release. But it’s not always easy to tell which ones can or will provide both. That’s why we’ve collected this list! We wanted to provide a look…

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