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A week ago, the Humble Indie Bundle 8 impressed us as one of the biggest and best collections to date, including titles such as Hotline Miami, Awesomenauts, and more. Indie game fans ravenously scooped up the bundle and trade...

07-22-2012
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A free-to-play ARPG (Diablo-like) sounds like a terrible idea on paper, mostly due to the track record of microtransactions recently and the obvious exploitation potential of a loot-heavy genre. Enter Grinding Gear Games who,...

12-19-2013
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Everybody loves free stuff and that's been the big draw of having a PS Plus subscription. However, most titles you'll get for free on PS Plus are at least a few months old and have had their shot at retail. Launching a game f...

04-01-2014
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I'm not one to boast, mainly because I'm terrible at it, but on occasion I have been known to state my belief that in a zombie apocalypse I'd probably do alright. I have no idea why I think that years of sitting on my arse, r...

08-31-2012
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Excuse the weird phrasing there, but as Frictional Games writes in its latest report on Amnesia: The Dark Descent, the number of units sold for a digitally distributed game is "actually really hard to pin down." Excluding the...

09-30-2010
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FTL: Faster Than Light is a pretty great game, so it's no wonder that people are playing it on both PC and iOS. While there's no built-in cloud save option that lets you seamlessly transfer your save across the two platforms,...

09-20-2012
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Those sequences some horror games do where you're being chased by an unkillable thing, but you can't look back to know how close it is to reaching you without slowing down and getting caught? They put me on edge more than any...

09-04-2013
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Talking to someone you know -- maybe have known your whole life -- who is suffering from Alzheimer's or dementia is heartbreaking. At best, they stare at you, smiling warmly but helplessly. Any mental associations or memories...

05-14-2014
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The prosperous settlement of Castletown had everything its residents could possibly desire. Lumbering giants had turned a once barren wasteland into a fertile coastal forest, and like titanic servants they had places mines, p...

05-20-2013
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After climbing down 350 floors of traps, monsters, and ninja ghosts, not to mention the extra levels seemingly without end, I've come to one conclusion: I should never become a ninja. Sure, I should have known that before I e...

03-12-2013
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I've heard there's a whole lot of hullabaloo right now surrounding fancy schmancy next-generation systems. If you're a console gamer that's not wrapped up in that hot fuss, there's a title that's landing on Xbox Live Arcade ...

03-07-2013
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Groove City, a standalone "mini-sequel" to indie platformer Electronic Super Joy, is now available via Steam, Michael Todd Games announced today. Just like its predecessor, Groove City is a bizarre and challenging exper...

10-01-2013
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When Civilization V launched a few years back, a lot of die-hard fans were disappointed with the lack of depth the game had to offer. The graphics were sharp, the interface was clean and intuitive, and the overall gameplay wa...

07-14-2013
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If you've heard anything about Starseed Pilgrim, it's probably that you need to experience it for yourself. This is very true. It also makes reviewing such a game quite the awkward predicament. I can't give away the specifics of the game's mechanics without spoiling what makes the game so great, so prepare to read some vague praise.

06-04-2013
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I'm meant to be playing a cold, calculating murderer -- a man who assassinated an empress and gave her innocent daughter to traitors. So why am I hiding atop a broken chandelier, a mess of tightly wound nerves and sweat? Beca...

08-16-2013
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Pixelated dueling game Nidhogg hit PC back in January, and now we know it's coming to PlayStation 4. "The game has always been best played with gamepads," Messhof co-founder Kristy Norindr said of the one-on-o...

01-14-2014
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If you liked Gone Home, this new physical version may interest you. Although it's a downloadable game, developer Fullbright has teamed up with a few other companies to bring you a physical box, which you can buy from their sh...

10-01-2013
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XCOM: Enemy Unknown was one of my favorite games of 2012. As a fan of the original franchise back in the '90s, I felt like it did an excellent job of not only re-introducing the once-beloved franchise back into the fold ...

11-11-2013
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Diablo III: Ultimate Evil Edition will be getting a Last of Us tie-in, but that's not the only Sony property that made it in. According to Game Informer, a Shadow of the Colossus transmogrify outfit will launch with the game ...

03-26-2014
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I played just about every major release under the sun in 2013 -- but naturally, some of the smaller titles escaped me. Interested in seeing what I may have missed, I shared my total "games played" list the other day, and was met with a pretty interesting inquiry from a reader, simply stating, "No Valdis Story?" I'm really glad they brought it to my attention.

01-02-2014
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Kero Blaster stands directly in the shadow of not one but two other games by creator Daisuke "Pixel" Amaya. First is Gero Blaster, the original build of Kero Blaster which was announced back in early 2013. Gero Blaster was ba...

05-18-2014
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The first season of The Wolf Among Us may be over, but there's still one more trailer to indulge in. The quotes included in Episode 5's accolades trailer are technically only about Cry Wolf, but they seem pretty universal as far as the season goes. Tour de force? Genuinely moving? One hell of a ride? Yeah, that sounds like The Wolf Among Us in a nutshell.

07-08-2014
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The original Borderlands was one of the notable titles affected by the shutdown of GameSpy Technology at the end of May, but 2K said it would eventually use Steamworks in an effort to keep multiplayer going. That's still comi...

10-19-2009
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Sequel time!  For the originals, here's Crysis and Portal. I've learned my lesson.  Crysis joins the list of franchises I'll never touch again.  That's not to say Crysis 2 was a bad game.  Just a bad all ...

03-22-2011
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The Need For Speed: Shift series has been about capturing the adrenaline pumping speed and finesse of hardcore style racing. Now, the Shift series is making a return to the iOS with a port of Shift 2: Unleashed.

04-06-2011
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Having spent an unreasonable amount of time with Dawn of War II and its follow-up expansion, Chaos Rising, there were few games this year I wanted on my hard drive more than Retribution. The series' particular brand of combat...

03-02-2011
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That's right, Serious Sam 3: BFE is finally making its way to Xbox Live Arcade, and it's launching in less than a week, no less. The single-player and co-op parts will be available for 1200 Microsoft Points, while the multip...

11-25-2011
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Whilst it's still to early to tell whether or not Double Fine's Kickstarter project will be a success or failure in delivering a top-quality game, it has succeeded in showing there is still demand for adventure games. In a bi...

11-01-2011
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Modern-day military simulation Wargame: European Escalation is now out for Linux users. If you own it on Mac or PC, you already own it on Linux thanks to Steam. Along with the strategy game being released on Linux, there is a...

03-01-2012
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Chinese company Netease will complete its commitment to Blizzard by bringing Diablo III to China. While the release date has not been officially announced, this release will mark the last major Blizzard franchise to hit the C...

05-24-2012
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Yesterday, a set of new skins and heads for Borderlands 2 released, featuring the Vault Hunters dressed as characters from Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. As it was announced, the customization options would be made available as...

09-17-2012
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The latest round of games for PlayStation Plus members has been announced, and if you're a sports fan, puzzle enthusiast, or platformer junkie, you should be pleased at what there is for the taking. June's PlayStation Plus ga...

12-15-2011
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Oh deary me! You haven't forgotten about The Real Texas, have you? It left quite the impression on me, to say the least. I would say that not a week goes by in which I don't think about it. I've been waiting for the soundtrac...

07-01-2012
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Believe it or not, it's been over two years since Dustforce originally hit the PC. Even more surprising is none other than Capcom helping the fine folks at Hitbox Team bring their dusting platformer to PlayStation 3 and PS Vi...

01-23-2012
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Beat Hazard Ultra is an arcade shooter that uses your own music library to create a pretty addictive experience. It's been three years since the original release of Beat Hazard on the Xbox Live Indie Game channel. So after r...

11-06-2011
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After Haemimont rejuvenated the Tropico series with Tropico 3 and its Absolute Power expansion, Tropico 4 ended up being another great city builder, if not a huge leap forward for the series. While the changes to gameplay and...

04-07-2012
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Defender's Quest: Valley of the Forgotten is one of the better tower defense titles you might not have heard of. Through clever use of role-playing mechanics, you're compelled to stick with its (admittedly pretty good) storyl...

01-28-2012
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When I reviewed The Showdown Effect back in March, I absolutely loved it. Arrowhead are just great at making silly, fun titles. But within my review was a nagging doubt, the worry that it wouldn't be able to maintain the nece...

03-14-2013
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Developer Beamdog has had some major issues with keeping Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition on the mobile marketplace, but as of this week, you can now find the game on Google Play. Basically, both Baldur's Gate I and II were pu...

12-06-2012
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One of the most striking things about Antichamber is how the sound design makes the world feel bigger and more lush than it really is. The sounds and visuals create a hypnotic world that fills the imagination. And now, Antich...

01-31-2013
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Harebrained Schemes has announced the release date for Shadowrun Returns' DLC expansion, Dragonfall, now set to arrive on February 27. The DLC is free to backers of the Kickstarter which funded it, while newcomers will be as...

07-29-2013
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Way back through the mists of time -- 1990 to be precise -- fans of the relatively new RTS genre were treated to what is sometimes retroactively considered to be one of the world's first MOBAs, Herzog Zwei. Players commanded ...

01-15-2013
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I love Falcom, I love the Ys series, and I love action RPGs, but this is my first time experiencing it all on a PC. The recent PSP releases have all been fantastic, but Sony's portable is on its last leg, and while I'd love t...

06-18-2012
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Sony showed off Retro Affect's upcoming Vita/PS3 title Snapshot at CES this week. This nice-looking PC port uses photography as a puzzle element. A robot named Pic has a camera that he can use to snap pictures of objects in t...

09-11-2012
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I completely and utterly missed out on Natural Selection back in the day and although I have only ever played its follow-up, it is cool to see the classic map Eclipse revitalized for Natural Selection 2. Graphics sure have c...

11-13-2012
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Civilization has always had a special place in my heart. As a turn-based 4X strategy game, it is the antithesis of damn-near everything in the shooter-saturated landscape that is the modern game market. When it was initiall...

06-20-2012
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I was thoroughly impressed with Eugen Systems' Wargame: AirLand Battle; an extremely complex, realistic take on modern warfare. It's one of the most impressive RTS titles to come out in the last couple of years, and one that ...

06-08-2013
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Luftrausers is perfect on the Vita in the same way Vlambeer's Super Crate Box was perfect on the Vita. It's "perfect for the Vita" because it's a great game. While either title, with their minimal arcade sensibilities "make s...

03-18-2014
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Last year, after a very successful Kickstarter campaign, Black Forest Games was able to take what started as a Mario rip-off with the Great Giana Sisters and turn it into a unique, beautiful platformer. After being one o...

11-03-2012
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This week's challenge is in Chivalry: Medieval Warfare in which I attempt to kill three enemies in a row, without dying, using only my fists, whilst playing as an archer. The archer has the least amount of armor and is the w...

11-01-2012
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We knew that Shadow Warrior was coming to the PS4 and Xbox One this fall, but now we have a solid date of September 26. Devolver Digital is releasing the game in conjunction with Bandai Namco Europe, which will have "high qua...

10-08-2013
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The killer app for Oculus Rift is finally here, as the inconceivably popular Euro Truck Simulator 2 now features support for the virtual reality headset. As you can see from the lengthy demonstration above, it allows th...

01-31-2013
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Looking for something to play on your PS3 or Vita? Maybe both? Curve Studios is bundling four good games at the budget price of $15. $13.49 for PlayStation Plus members. All four games are Cross Buy as well, meaning you get access to the PS3 and Vita versions. Not bad. The four titles in question are Proteus, Thomas Was Alone, Lone Survivor, and Stealth Inc.

02-08-2013
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Call of Juarez is a series I've always wanted to enjoy. It's hard not to admire its attempts at clever storytelling, and the commitment to creating a wild west first-person shooter in an age where everything's about blasting ...

05-23-2013
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Don't Starve is a pretty awesome game, and I'm glad that it's playable on the PS4. The only problem is, the massive Reign of Giants DLC pack, which adds spring and summer alongside of over a hundred more updates isn't out ye...

04-29-2013
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Receiver, a first-person shooter with mechanics grounded in reality, is finally available on Steam for super cheap. You can temporarily pick it up for $3.99, 20% off its original price of $4.99. If you already own Receiver&nb...

04-06-2013
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To call Victoria II dense would be a gross understatement. It's a pound cake, with each ingredient -- the tangled politics, vast wars, and simulated economies -- adding greater depth and increasingly complex, interweaving sys...

05-10-2013
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For years, James "Angry Video Game Nerd" Rolfe has suffered the worst that retro gaming could toss at him for the sake of your amusement. Why does he do it? Is he a masochist? Does the rage that burns inside with every sudden...

09-26-2013
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Cellar Door Games' well-liked action-platformer Rogue Legacy comes to PS3, PS4, and PS Vita on July 29, 2014. It'll arrive in style, with support for Cross-Buy and cross-platform saves. These new ports will include everything...

06-27-2013
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Last year, an unassuming game came to iOS in the form of Jack Lumber. At first glance, it seemed to be a clone of Fruit Ninja, but upon careful inspection, it was actually a much, much deeper experience. Developer Owlchemy Labs have demonstrated that they can create an interesting, captivating world on top of a solid gameplay foundation, and best of all -- an obscene over-the-top love for puns.

05-05-2013


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