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Luigi's Mansion Speedrun Makes Me Excited For Luigi's Mansion 3

I owned Luigi’s Mansion on GameCube when I was slightly smaller than I am now. My younger brother and I would try to get through its spooky, ghost-filled levels together, sharing tips and wasting our parents’ printer ink on 30-page guides off the internet. But really, Luigi’s Mansion owned me.Read more… Source: Kotaku | Luigi's …

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Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

Awesome Games Done Quick is the speedrunning equivalent of the Olympics, only more frequent and featuring way more pizza. But what happens when a speedrunner has the equivalent of a loose shoelace?Read more… Source: Kotaku | Heartbreaking Divinity: Original Sin 2 Speedrun Highlights How Luck Is A Speedrunner's Nemesis

10,000 Elite Dangerous Players Start An 18-Week Journey Across The Galaxy

Four years ago, in space-exploration game Elite Dangerous, an explorer by the name of Erimus set out on a journey he called “Distant Suns.” This trip took three months and over 130,000 light years to complete, and exists now as a 13-part travel log on YouTube.Read more… Source: Kotaku | 10,000 Elite Dangerous Players Start …

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Competitive Halo Goes Old School With The Halo 3 Classic Tournament 

While the competitive Halo scene has been losing some steam in recent years, there’s no end of love and nostalgia for the earlier games in the series, especially Halo 3. This weekend a mix of pro teams and grass roots teams will duke it out in St. Louis in the first of many Halo 3 …

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RollerCoaster Tycoon Ride From Hell Lasts 12 Years

The point of RollerCoaster Tycoon is to create a successful theme park. Usually that involves keeping people coming back with fun attractions, like elaborate roller coasters, and charging high margins on food and drinks. One player decided to throw that logic out the window and dedicate most of their park to a truly…Read more… Source: …

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Bowser Jr. Finally Gets His Due

When Bowser Jr. came onto the scene in 2002’s Super Mario Sunshine, the first words out of his mouth were “Leave my mama alone!” He’d kidnapped Princess Peach because Bowser had told him she was his mother and was trying to stop Mario from rescuing her. After Mario eventually defeated him, Bowser Jr. confessed to …

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Former Gearbox Lawyer Accuses CEO Randy Pitchford Of Taking Secret $12 Million Bonus In Lawsuit Gearbox Calls 'Absurd' [UPDATE]

The former general counsel of game studio Gearbox (Borderlands, Aliens: Colonial Marines) and CEO Randy Pitchford are suing one another in a messy legal battle that sees both men accused of violating their legal duties to the company. The suit against Pitchford is full of sensational allegations, including the…Read more… Source: Kotaku | Former Gearbox …

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One Of My Favorite Tales Role-Playing Games Just Got Better 

Tales of Vesperia is one of the best entries in the long-running Tales series. Originally released worldwide in 2008 for the Xbox 360, it came out on PS3 only in Japan in 2009 with extra playable characters, a more fleshed-out story, full voice acting, new mini-games and more. Nearly a decade later, Bandai Namco…Read more… Source: …

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The Smash Ultimate Scene Squeezes In One Last Big Tournament Before 2019

It’s almost the last weekend of the year. There won’t be another one until 2019. Many of us are currently preparing to sleep 48 hours straight before ringing in the new year which, if modern trends are anything to go by, will be “quite something,” at least if my grandmother were the one saying it. …

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