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Last year Bandai Namco gave us Digimon Story: Cyber Sleuth, a Persona-flavoured RPG that let players decide how much time they wanted to dedicate to breeding the perfect Digimon. Released this week, Digimon World: Next Order throws players into the deep end within the first 20 minutes.

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The latest game based on Japan's popular trapped-in-an-MMO light novel series is a free-to-play mobile game in which players collect and upgrade characters as they advance through the story of Sword Art Online anime. It's formulaic, but it works quite well.

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The first thing you notice about the Switch, Nintendo's sleek new portable console, is how small the controllers are. Each JoyCon (lol) is roughly 10cm, or about the size of a Kotaku news editor's palm. Compared to, say, the Wiimote, they're downright tiny.

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If you were worried that Nintendo's move into mobile gaming would change the quality of their games, Super Mario Run should be a relief. Auto-running and screen orientation aside, it's a full-featured Mario game that just happens to run on your phone.

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Mean Streets of Gadgetzan came out last Thursday and I've been playing around with it for a few days trying to tease out some of its secrets. While it's chaos in the world of Blizzard's collectible card game at the moment, the distinct style and mood of the latest expansion has me enjoying this brief period of disarray.

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When Owlboy first started making waves nine years ago, indie games were barely A Thing. Minecraft and League of Legends hadn't even begun to take over the world. Netflix was still a US DVD-by-mail service. There were, like, two memes, both spread via telegraph and the postal service. Now, finally, Owlboy is here.

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For as long as humans have dreamed, we've dreamed of flying. We've built machines to launch us into the heavens, ever aware that we're merely visitors. Reality falls short, but virtual reality brings us a bit closer in Ubisoft's Eagle Flight.