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The 10 Most Awesome PC Games of 2017

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2016 was a decent if unspectacular year for PC gaming. Several popular game franchises received high quality additions – Battlefield 1, Dishonored 2, Civilization VI, and Watch Dogs 2 just to name a few – but we also saw great new IPs from studios big (Ubisoft’s The Division) and small (Jonathan Blow’s The Witness). On the other hand, a collection of games we were excited to play ended up being major disappointments. Mafia III and No Man’s Sky are prime examples, though even titles like Deus Ex: Mankind Divided received mixed reception among fans of the series. Hopefully the games we’re most excited to play in 2017 will meet the hype surrounding their release. Mass Effect Andromeda Click on image to play gameplay video Release Date: March 21, 2017Genre: Sci-fi role-playingBuy if you like: Mass Effect, BioWare RPGs, space exploration Perhaps the most hotly anticipated game of 2017 on PC, as well as consoles, is Mass Effect Andromeda. While not a direct …

Who knew you could kill Super Mario World enemy Big Boo so easily

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Gaming over the past few decades has grown from an occasional pastime enjoyed by few to a colossal, global phenomenon shared by millions. Much like the industry itself, the games themselves have also evolved – for better or for worse.
Indeed, many will argue (and they’re not always wrong) that today’s games often lack that certain something that made older titles great. It certainly wasn’t the graphics or controls as advancements in technology give newer games the clear advantage. Was it the storytelling? The lack of DLC? Or maybe the fact that some games are still delivering roughly 15 years later?
As we learned last year, some of Nintendo’s oldest and most beloved video games are still hiding secrets unbeknownst to many. The latest example involves Super Mario World, a title that anyone who owned or even played the Super NES is no doubt familiar with.
If you recall, Mario in Super Mario World often finds himself traversing haunted houses where he encounters several baddies …