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Tentacular Hydroid always looked cool, but new abilities make him a more fun, versatile character.
Heart and art A joy to view but sometimes a chore to play, Last Day of June delivers a touching story that’s worth finishing.
Beautiful Game The best version of Konami's football game finally comes to PC, even if the online functionality is disappointing.
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IRIS MY CASE Standardized technology and collaboration are blurring the line between indie and big-budget games, and Senua's eyes are the proof.
outsider interference Assassinate a god in this expansion to our 2016 game of the year.
Cold Comfort Without the set rotation that accompanied Journey to Un'Goro, the same decks remain dominant and Druid is now brutally oppressive.