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Social media nostalgia trip Emily is Away <3 is out today

The Emily is Away series has been two-for-two for both resurfacing fond memories of long-gone messenger days and also tugging directly on my heartstrings. Today, the third game arrives on Steam and Itch to, presumably, attempt the same. Emi...

 
 
 
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Mass Effect Legendary Edition will have a photo mode

Mass Effect is getting a number of tweaks, both in gameplay and graphics, with the Legendary Edition. That's not the end of the list though, as a tweet from project director Mac Walters confirmed the addition of a photo mode. On Twitter, Wa...

 
 
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Picross S6 is coming to Switch next week

The Nintendo Switch has had no shortage of Picross options, and Jupiter's shown no signs of slowing down. Picross S6 has been announced, coming to the Switch eShop on April 22, 2021. This marks the sixth game in the Picross S series to arri...

 
 
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Ubisoft locks in next Forward for E3 2021

A second year of digital press conferences look like they're on their way, and Ubisoft is confirming its date already. Today, Ubisoft announced that its next Forward press conference will be on June 12, 2021 at 12 p.m. PT. This Ubisoft Forw...

 
 
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Wasteland 3 takes the battle to Steeltown in June

The Colorado of Wasteland 3 is pretty rough, and to survive it, you're going to need some steel. The Battle of Steeltown, Wasteland 3's first narrative expansion, is headed to the titular Steeltown to resolve an internal conflict so th...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Alexa can start up Xbox Game Pass downloads now

Smart speakers can do a lot: control your music, maintain a grocery list, and wake you up in the morning. Now, you can also tell them to start downloading some Halo to your Xbox. Today, Amazon and Microsoft announced a new Alexa skill that ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Diablo II: Resurrected feels like a magic trick

There is a part of my head, some reptilian section of my brain, that just loves watching numbers go up. It finds joy in methodically kiting and whittling down enemies, clearing the area of loot, and moving on to the next; like a farming sim...

 
 
 
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Dota 2 adds hammer-swinging new hero Dawnbreaker

Winter's over and the dawn is here. There's a new Dota 2 patch today, which means a lot of balance changes to the map, item shops, individual heroes, and more, but also a new hero: Valora, the Dawnbreaker. Dawnbreaker is the herald of the l...

 
 
 
 
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Ghosts could be a pretty scary modern version of Night Trap

FMV games can already range from campy to outright scary, but what about one you can only play at night? That's the pitch behind Ghosts, a new FMV adventure that just launched its Kickstarter campaign. This live-action horror game from deve...

 
 
 
 
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Deathloop has been delayed to September

Deathloop, Arkane's time-looping shooter, is being delayed once again. The studio announced today that Deathloop will now be arriving on Sept. 14, 2021. In a statement from game director Dinga Bakaba, art director Sebastien Mitton, and...

 
 


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