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Uncharted: The Lost Legacy is an easy video game to like in spite of its flaws. It's buoyed by a winning cast of characters and has some of the prettiest vistas this side of an actual trip to India. It also includes one of the most entertaining hidden features I've ever encountered in a video game.

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Most of the time, it isn't terribly difficult to slot games on Steam's best-sellers list into categories. You have your multiplayer survival game of the week, your triple-A hit, your discounted indie, PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, and so on. West of Loathing, though, defies categorisation. It marches to the beat of its own drum, spits into its own spittoon, and tells its own poop jokes.

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I love complicated action games in general, though I have a particular soft spot for ones that make my hands hurt. I am pleased to announce that Resogun and Super Stardust HD developers Housemarque's latest game, Matterfall, takes a seat beside God Hand at the roundtable of games which might cause carpal tunnel. In this video I walk you through Matterfall's wacky controls, and partially lose my mind doing so.

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Are you are a woman who wants to compete in a fighting game event, but you don't know where to start? Maybe you're worried you don't know enough or aren't good enough. (Probably not true.) Or maybe you just want to know what these events are like ahead of time. Which ones should you try first? What should you bring? Are people going to make it weird as soon as they notice a girl is there?

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Hearthstone's new Knights of the Frozen Throne expansion is out, and that means that on top of being able to play with fresh strategies, we get to partake in another more underappreciated pleasure: Watching pro players fail to play around new cards.

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With the release of StarCraft: Remastered this week, I felt like going back to the original for yesterday's ScribbleTaku. And just about everyone guessed the Zerg melee upgrade, with mysteryman getting in first. Well done everyone.

Let's see if you're just as sharp today.

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I went out on the streets of New York City to ask the people a question that has burned game-likers' brains since the announcement of the upcoming Super Mario Odyssey: Is Mario a human?