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The Hong Kong Massacre

The Hong Kong Massacre

(Gore) Inspired by Asian cop movies, The Hongkong Massacre is a fast-paced top-down shooter that is as stylish as it is challenging. One shot and you’re dead, but you can slow down time, slide and somersault. Drops 1/23/19 for Windows and PS4.

Time Traveler

Time Traveler

an0nymooose presents an awesomely silly machinima about a man who goes back in time and makes a new friend. Created with Source Filmmaker, which allows creative types to make their own films using assets from Valve’s games like Portal and Team Fortress 2.

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Mortal Kombat 11 (Gameplay)

Mortal Kombat 11 (Gameplay)

(Gore) Blood and body parts fly in our first look at the gameplay of Mortal Kombat 11. The game features much improved and more natural animation compared to its predecessors. The fatalities are as hilarious and creative as it gets.

Why Japan’s Games Get Extra Fingers

Why Japan’s Games Get Extra Fingers

While many video game characters have four fingers, the practice is frowned upon in Japan, resulting in special variants of everyone from Bart Simpson to Crash Bandicoot. Censored Gaming looks at the history behind the strange 4-fingered discrimination in the country.

12 Years of Suffering

12 Years of Suffering

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 addict Marcel Vos created the longest possible roller coaster ride in the game. Aptly called 12 Years of Suffering, the ride takes more than 12 and a half years in real time to complete. People are awesome.

Picade Arcade Controller Console Kit

Picade Arcade Controller Console Kit

Pimoroni’s Picade Console Kit is the screen-less version of its Picade Desktop Arcade Kit. It comes with the same joysticks, buttons and Picade X HAT as the desktop arcade kit. All you need to add is a Raspberry Pi, a power supply, a microSD card and an HDMI cable.

PONG Coffee Table

PONG Coffee Table

Inspired by this earlier design, this coffee table lets you play a mechanical version of the classic Atari arcade game. It packs USB charging ports and a Bluetooth speaker as well. It’s available with matching ottomans, and in coin-op arcade table and cocktail styles.

Lenovo Y540 Gaming Laptop

Lenovo Y540 Gaming Laptop

Lenovo’s Legion Y540 is a gaming laptop with an elegant design. It has white backlighting on its keyboard, up to an 8th gen Core i7 CPU, NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q GPU, and a 15.6″ 1080p display with an optional 144Hz refresh rate. Drops Spring 2019 starting at $930.

Razer Turret for Xbox One

Razer Turret for Xbox One

The Razer Turret for Xbox One is a wireless mechanical keyboard and mouse combo for Microsoft’s gaming console. They keyboard has a dedicated Xbox key and a retractable mouse pad with magnets to keep the mouse on its surface. It also works with Windows 10 PCs.

HP Omen X Emperium 65 Display

HP Omen X Emperium 65 Display

The crazy expensive HP Omen X Emperium 65 is the first commercially available NVIDIA Big Format Gaming Display. The 65″ monitor has HDR, a 144Hz refresh rate, 4ms response time, and NVIDIA G-Sync. It also has an NVIDIA Shield built-in and comes with a soundbar.

Dunkey: Best Games of 2018

Dunkey: Best Games of 2018

(PG-13: Language) It’s time for videogamedunkey’s annual list of his favorite games. From AAA blockbusters to overlooked indie titles, you’ll find something you’ll like on the list. Unless you’re a PC gamer, because Return of the Obra Dinn is not there.

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus

(Gore) The latest installment in the post-apocalyptic first-person survival horror series, Metro Exodus puts you in the shoes of Artyom, a sniper who discovers that there is life beyond their hovels in the Moscow subway. Drops 2/15/19 for Windows, Xbox One and PS4.

Alienware m17 Gaming Laptop

Alienware m17 Gaming Laptop

Clocking in at 5.79 lb, Alienware’s 2019 m17 is the world’s thinnest and lightest 17″ gaming laptop, thanks to its copper and magnesium alloy case. It can be maxed out with Intel’s 8th gen Core i9 CPU and NVIDIA’s RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU. It drops 1/29/19 starting at $1649.

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Alienware Area-51m Gaming Laptop

Alienware Area-51m Gaming Laptop

Alienware’s new desktop replacement gaming laptop. The beastly Area-51m can be maxed out with desktop-class Core i9 CPU and NVIDIA RTX 2080 Max-Q GPU… for now. That’s because you can swap out its CPU and GPU, as well as its RAM and battery. Drops 1/29/19 for $2549+.

Do Not Feed the Monkeys

Do Not Feed the Monkeys

If you loved Papers, Please, check out Do Not Feed Your Monkeys. It’s a simulation game where you play a new member of a club that gets its kicks from spying on people. Monitor your “monkeys”, gather information about them, and above all try not to feel for them.

ASUS ROG Mothership Laptop

ASUS ROG Mothership Laptop

ASUS’ GZ700 ROG Mothership gaming laptop borrows a trick from 2-in-1 hybrids. Its keyboard can be detached from the 17.3″ 1080p 144Hz display and used wirelessly or via USB-C. It has a six-core i9 CPU, an RTX 2080 GPU and up to 64GB RAM.

Fitness Boxing for Nintendo Switch

Fitness Boxing for Nintendo Switch

Nintendo’s workout game for the Switch combines boxing with rhythm gaming. Fitness Boxing has you punching to the beat of a variety of music. Play solo and track your progress, or workout alongside a buddy. You can even engage in a head-to-head match.

CrossCode

CrossCode

Don’t be fooled by its modest graphics. CrossCode is one of the most enjoyable action RPGs for Windows and Mac. It puts you in the shoes of a mute gamer in the future as she plays a virtual reality MMORPG. It has fast-paced combat, and hard but satisfying puzzles.

Yoz Board Game

Yoz Board Game

Yoz is a medieval cooperative adventure board game. Your goal is to collect gems to become more powerful, battle dragons and claim the treasure inside the castle before the thieves do. The map is made of 16 tiles that can be combined 20 trillion ways.

PiiWii Pocket

PiiWii Pocket

Shank Mods made an impressive portable handheld console using the brains of a Nintendo Wii. This allows the PiiWii to play any Wii and GameCube game. It also works with Virtual Console, WiiWare and Homebrew apps. Games are loaded on a microSD card.

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X-Large x Sonic the Hedgehog

X-Large x Sonic the Hedgehog

The Japanese sibling of streetwear pioneer X-Large has just released a capsule collection featuring Sonic the Hedgehog and Tails. The ’90s collection features jackets, sweaters, shirts and pants knitted or printed with Sonic graphics.

Massdrop x Sennheiser PC37X

Massdrop x Sennheiser PC37X

Massdrop worked with Sennheiser to make an understated and affordable version of the latter’s Game One gaming headset. The PC37X uses the same drivers as the HD 598 and HD 600 headphones. They are also very comfortable and have a noise-canceling mic.

Tactical Master Gaming Headset

Tactical Master Gaming Headset

The design of James Donkey’s Tactical Master USB gaming headset was inspired by the headsets worn by pilots. It has 53mm neodymium drivers virtual 7.1 surround sound, a noise-proof microphone and memory foam ear pads, all without breaking the bank.

Super Mario 64 Reimagined

Super Mario 64 Reimagined

Game developer Nimso Ny presents his vision for a remaster of Super Mario 64. He made all of the models, textures, and animations from scratch. It covers only the castle area, but it’s so well made, we’d love to see the whole game. Windows users can download it here.

PlayStation Carry-on Luggage

PlayStation Carry-on Luggage

Good Smile Company and Sony teamed up to create PlayStation-branded carry-on luggage. They each have a capacity of 32L and are made of ABS plastic and polyurethane. They’re available in three designs.

Parkitect

Parkitect

If you’re a fan of Roller Coaster Tycoon, check out Parkitect. It lets you build and manage large theme parks with tons of different rides and decorations. Its roller coaster interface is smart and makes spotting problem areas easy. Available for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Jump Force

Jump Force

Bandai Namco’s Jump Force is a 3D fighting game that feature’s some of the most famous anime heroes and villains from Weekly Shonen Jump. The characters include Goku, Luffy, Naruto, Gon, Deku, Ichigo, Yusuke and more. It also has a robust character creator.

The Night Before Metal Gear

The Night Before Metal Gear

“‘Twas the night before Christmas, all through Mother Base, not a genome was stirring, not even Skullface.” Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter teams up with Liquid Snake voice actor Cam Clarke to read a Metal Gear-themed variant of A Visit from St. Nicholas.

Granblue Fantasy: Relink

Granblue Fantasy: Relink

Platinum Games and CyGames are working on an action RPG based on the hit mobile game Granblue Fantasy. Granblue Fantasy: Relink will feature characters from the original game and will have the option for multiplayer. It will be released on PS4 and possibly Windows in 2019.

Girlfriend Reviews

Girlfriend Reviews

Girlfriend Reviews is a YouTube channel that offers a fresh take on video game reviews. Instead of analyzing the game itself, it looks at the value of a game from the perspective of a girlfriend who’s often relegated to watching her boyfriend play the game.

Kards

Kards

Kards is an upcoming free-to-play digital collectible card game being developed by former employees of CCP, the creator of Eve Online. It’s set in World War II and will feature iconic weapons and units from the War. The game will be released on Windows and mobile devices.

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