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    TSG Asks: What game did you have to try multiple times?

    Love doesn’t always happen at first sight. Though the rare occasions where a game instantly clicks are some of our most personal watershed moments, it’s also memorable to face resistance with a game, to have to try it out a few times while struggling to get a firm grasp of everything it has to offer. […] More

  • Onrush is Top Shelf Gaming's Game of the Month for June 2018

    Onrush – Game of the Month

    Summertime can be a notorious dry season for gaming, and despite the wealth of quality releases we’ve had this year (with several highly anticipated titles still to come), 2018 has not escaped the drought. For one game in particular, this slower season was the perfect time to rush into the sun-bleached spotlight. Onrush is an […] More

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    TSG Asks: What game would you replay for the first time?

      I’ve wanted to play multiple games for the first time for a myriad of reasons, but the one I seem to keep coming back to is Halo 3. I’ve beaten that game’s campaign dozens of times and have memorized literally every weapon placement, enemy spawn point, and secret route. It’s all a bit routine […] More

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    Chance the Rapper demands reparations from Fortnite #DailyHotTake

    We’ve got a small but hearty batch of hot takes this week. From virtual reality to Fortnite, here’s what we had to say. PlayStation VR gets a price drop Admittedly, this is old news. But it’s news to use. Sony reduced each of its virtual reality headset packages by $100. That makes the base PSVR model […] More

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    Detroit: Become Human – Game of the Month

    The summer months are now upon us and every gamer knows what that means: the inevitable, painstakingly slow drip of video game releases. These past few weeks have been mostly filled with remasters of classic games like Dark Souls, underappreciated gems like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, and definitive editions of both Hyrule Warriors and […] More

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    Square Enix Press Conference E3 2018 Recap #DailyHotTake

    There are so many games announced at E3 that it’s hard to keep track of them all. Square Enix squares off at E3 So far, the @SquareEnix #E3 press conference seems to be structured more like a Nintendo Direct. No complaints about that as it means a more structured and less awkward experience. #DailyHotTake #TSG3 […] More

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    God of War – Game of the Month

    April was a slow month for games. Yakuza 6 rolled through quietly without anybody noticing or caring and Nintendo’s biggest game was a DIY cardboard kit. Perhaps all for the best, because our winner this month might have otherwise massacred other worthy Game of the Year contenders as can happen sometimes in this ruthless gauntlet […] More

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    A Way Out – Game of the Month

    March 2018 had its fair share of high profile releases. Whether it was Sea of Thieves’ lackluster launch or Far Cry 5’s surprisingly refreshing take on the well-worn franchise, gamers had a lot to discuss as the third month of the year drew to a close. While TSG always awards Game of the Month based […] More

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    Shadow of the Colossus – Game of the Month

    February 2018 featured a strange mix of video game releases. Kingdom Come: Deliverance took advantage of the slow month, allowing the game to achieve a widespread level of exposure. Metal Gear: Survive’s extra character slot controversy ensured that Konami’s first game in the series following Hideo Kojima’s departure would be remembered for all the wrong […] More

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    Celeste – Game of the Month

    Every so often a game comes around that surprises you. Looking at this year’s lineup, we can already anticipate greatness from the likes of God of War, Red Dead Redemption 2, and some others. There were some great games in January, historically a pretty slow month for games with notable exceptions including last year’s Resident […] More

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    Top Shelf Gaming’s 2017 Game of the Year revealed

    After much deliberation, TSG has elected to give our 2017 Game of the Year Award to…The Legend of Zelda Breath of the Wild! In truth, there wasn’t much of a concerted argument. If you’ve been following this site over the past year you’ve read, or at least seen, numerous articles about this game. But it’s […] More

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