Editorials

Good afternoon, readers – this is Lou Contaldi, Editor-in-Chief of DualShockers. We interrupt you from our regularly-scheduled news reporting to touch on something important to us: our creative independence. Now, it’s no secret that gaming is a somewhat expensive hobby – many of us have our bookcases stacked (to some degree) with collector’s editions of
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There’s a lot of debate over developers porting previously released title to Nintendo Switch. Some see it as a great way for developers to show support, while others think it results in an underwhelming game library, needless port-begging, and half-heartedly made ports. Botched releases like WWE 2K18 and RiME may make some people hesitant about third-party ports, but
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Stage 1 of Overwatch League has ended in a series that did not go entirely as expected. From the beginning, the Seoul Dynasty was the favorite to win; for most of the first stage, they were incredibly dominant as they defeated the Los Angeles Gladiators, Dallas Fuel, Boston Uprising, and more with ease. It wasn’t
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I’ve been playing Owlboy on the Nintendo Switch for a majority of this past week and I find it to be such an incredibly charming game. From very early on, the music, aesthetic, and the game’s sympathetic protagonist Otus draws you into the world that it has created and fills you with a sense of wonder. What I did
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Every so often, an RPG releases that is regarded highly by all who play it, but sadly some of those titles have trouble reaching a wider audience. The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel series falls perfectly into this category with the recent release of The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II on PC. Joining
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Shortly after the first version of Minecraft hit PCs in 2009, it became a worldwide phenomenon. The series has been ported to every platform imaginable since then and has sold millions, a monumental feat for what started as a passion project from an indie developer. Unfortunately, when something becomes as successful as Minecraft, a plethora of
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  Welcome to 2018 at DualShockers, and let’s ring in the New Year with our most time-honored tradition: reflecting on the previous year’s game and trying our best to rank them. And what a year 2017 was. Continuing from the practice from previous years, our most important awards — Game of the Year (Readers’ Choice) and Most Anticipated
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For this week’s DualShockers Community Game Night, we’re playing The Jackbox Party Pack 4. Jackbox got a great reaction earlier this month, so we’re making it a regular thing. Where: https://www.twitch.tv/dualshockerslive/ When: Wednesday, December 26th at 8:00 pm EDT Here’s the best part: You don’t even need a copy of The Jackbox Party Pack 4 to play. Just join
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As 2017 comes to a close, DualShockers and our staff are reflecting on this year’s batch of games for our official Game of the Year awards. In the lead up to the New Year’s Day reveal, each member of the staff will give their personal top 10 games they played this year. This year has
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On May 17, 2011, Rockstar Games published a neo-noir detective title called L.A. Noire on seventh generation consoles (with a Windows port a few months later). During its initial release, the slow-paced title reached critical acclaim and was one of the more ambitious titles released that year. Over six years later, Rockstar Games decided to re-release
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