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Far Cry 6 Features – Using a Smart Phone in Far Cry 6

Is 2021, and Far Cry 6 is helping us do what we already do in real life all the time - play on our phones, a lot. In previous Far Cry games, we often would use a set of binoculars to scout out enemy bases, tagging enemies, and more. That made a ton of sense, and was enjoyable enough of an experience. While I'm happy that the new tagging system highlights the weaknesses of enemies, I'm having a bit of difficulty extending my belief to tagging using a camera on a cell phone.

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Far Cry 6 Features – Enemy Weaknesses Key to Success

A group of writers here at GamesReviews have been playing through Far Cry 6 so we can provide you tons of content right ahead of launch. While some writers are plowing through the main story in order to bring you reviews, I'm taking a more relaxed and investigative approach, including diving deep into some of Far Cry 6's new features. Enemy weaknesses is a great addition to the Far Cry gameplay loop, and depending on your chosen difficulty, are vital to success.

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Astria Ascending First Impressions

Astria Ascending is a 2D side-scrolling jrpg. It was developed with the help of several Final Fantasy veterans. That fact alone adds a lot of hype to this indie rpg! We just got a review code for the game yesterday and here are our first thoughts on Astria Ascending for the Nintendo Switch. Astria Ascending is a turn-based jrpg. The combat is about what you’d expect: pick Attack, guard, special attack, etc from a menu. You can also switch characters…

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Welcome to the Nintendo Switch, Kingdom Hearts!

The final Smash Bros Ultimate character was revealed today and it was…Sora from Kingdom Hearts! Sora will be coming to the Switch later this month and also…the Kingdom Hearts games will be coming to the system too. We have the details below and also check out the Smash Bros video with Sora’s reveal. The final Smash Bros character, Sora, will be coming out on October 18th, 2021. And…the Kingdom Hearts games will be coming to the Switch too. We don’t…

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Alan Wake Remastered Review

There are some games that breathe atmosphere, although arguably not nearly enough. It’s really more of a film or book thing, and yet occasionally a title comes along and surprises you. Alan Wake was one of those titles in 2010 - and its remaster remains impressed 11 years later.

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Xuan Yuan Sword 7 Review

Xuan Yuan Sword 7 is one of those games that gets whispered about amongst diehard Action RPG fans. Nobody in the mainstream knows it, but those that do KNOW IT. It has an epic story built around Chinese mythology and history, decent combat and pretty enough graphics as to not be off-putting. It has occasionally hilarious translation and story elements that come from nowhere and disappear as quickly. There are long walks with few saves. And yet it’s still time…

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More Thoughts From Me #281: Gotta Catch ‘Em All?

When I tell people I don’t like Pokémon, they are a bit surprised. I’m a Nintendo fan.  People think if you’re a fan of the company you probably like all their franchises, especially Pokémon! Who doesn’t like Pokémon? Well, I don’t. Why is that? And what am I thinking about the new games? Read on if you dare! I’ve tried to get into Pokémon. I played the 3DS demos, I’ve looked at footage, and of course played some non-rpg  games.…

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Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars Demo Impressions

During Thursday’s Nintendo Direct, Square Enix announced a couple of surprise games. One of them was Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars.  Footage of the game was shown off for the first time and it was announced that a demo was coming out after the Direct. I’ve now played the entire demo and want to share my thoughts on it. Voice of Cards: The Dragon Roars is a video game that plays like a board game! You have cards…

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More Thoughts From Me Special Edition: Wow! What A Great Direct!

Today, Nintendo had an all-new Direct. And it…was AMAZING. I talk about what I liked so much about today’s Nintendo Direct below. Today was Nintendo Direct Day. I was prepared for disappointment. As it turned out…I was not disappointed (for the most part). Nintendo delivered the best Direct is a long time in my opinion. What was so great about it? Well, first of all: Nintendo announced not one but TWO additional videos to be premiere in October: The final…

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First Nintendo Switch OLED Unboxing (Video)

Next month, Nintendo is releasing another console: the Nintendo Switch OLED. Someone has gotten their hands on the system and did an unboxing video. Check it out below. The Nintendo Switch OLED releases on October 8, 2021 and will cost $349.99 (USD). The system will be just as powerful as the regular Switch but has a bigger screen in handheld mode. The resolution is higher on the screen too. The model is a greyish white compared to the standard consoles…

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