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The Daily Hotness: Turn-based tactical espionage

11:59 PM on 07.02.2013 // Steven Hansen
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Rad. Klei Entertainment (Mark of the Ninja, Don't Starve) announced a new game, Incognita, that seems like X-Com meets Metal Gear. Klei has done good work in the past on titles like Shank, but Mark of the Ninja is immaculate stealth, while Don't Starve seems like a lovingly original thing. Blending stealth with a turn-based game is a cool inversion of the genre, regulating and restricting a predatory nature used towards a tactical advantage (versus the recent X-Com's "wander forward blindly as aliens appear"). I'm so down.

Today, Casey Baker espoused disappointment in Grid 2, Dale reviewed the new 14" Razer Blade, Chris Carter reviewed Kinect's Doodle Jump, Lightning Returns: Final Fantasy XIII got a DLC Buster sword and Cloud Strife outfit for Lightning as a pre-order bonus, I shot a bow for the first time, and more!

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GTA V, 400 Days of Summer, & Don Mattrickville

Community:

Community blogs of 7/2
Forum thread of the day: Deadpool: The Game

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Reviews:
Review: 14-inch Razer Blade
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Review: Grid 2

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Deathstroke DLC to head to Arkham Origins Wii U after all
Summer sale: All Warner Bros Int. mobile titles $0.99
Nintendo loses legal claim to WiiU.com domain name
'Low Violence Version' of Saints Row IV found on Steam
Change your password: Ubisoft online systems compromised
Grand Theft Auto V on Xbox 360 will ship on two discs
Klei's Incognita offers 'turn-based tactical espionage'
Assassin's Creed IV pirate ship to dock at SDCC
The rights to the Moon IP revert to Renegade Kid in 2014
Globetrottin': NBA 2K14 is adding some European flavor
Club Nintendo has updated their digital rewards
Double Fine taking Broken Age to Steam Early Access
Long tail: How Defender's Quest is doing better than ever
Get motoring with new demo of Sonic-like Freedom Planet
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Indie Fund backs recently-Greenlit FRACT OSC
The folks behind Outcast are reviving the franchise

Offbeat:
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Media:

Get four free games when you pre-order Rise of the Triad
Lightning Returns gets Cloud outfit, sword for pre-order
The Walking Dead: 400 Days: Launch trailer and dates
World of Warplanes goes into open beta
Balance and Ruin: FFVI OC ReMix is out now
Launch-window copies of Killer is Dead include extras
Control an FTL crew member in fan mod Final Frontier
Avalanche confirms Mad Max will be voiced by an Aussie
New Chibi Robo headed for 3DS!



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