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Dragon Quest Heroes II coming to the West next April

Although this was accidentally leaked by Best Buy a few days back, it's good to get a solid confirmation of Dragon Quest Heroes II's Western release...with a caveat. Releasing on PlayStation 4, the sequel with hit North American shores Apri...   read

 
 
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This War of Mine getting a retail release and some anniversary DLC

This War of Mine utilized the medium of gaming to create a harrowing experience of dread. No one should have to live through war, but most people find it hard to understand the psychological effects such a situation can cause. It is easy to...   read

 
 
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The fascinating world of Polish game development

[Through the Polish Cultural Institute of New York City, Brett and I were flown to Poznań, Poland to attend Poznań Game Arena. We then took a train down to Warsaw to see 11 bit, CD Projekt Red, and Flying Wild Hog's studios. ...   read

 
 
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11 bit's next game, Frostpunk, is only steampunk because it perfectly fits the world

"This isn't This War of Mine 2.0. How can you even make a sequel to such a depressing game? No." That's 11 bit Studios senior writer Pawel Miechowski talking a little about the developer's next game, Frostpunk. This War of Mine was a c...   read

 
 
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My first life (or ten minutes) as an astronaut in Osiris: New Dawn

I don't have a ton of experience with survival games. I played The Forest last week for the first time in a couple years, barely remembering how to build a fire when I came upon an outpost that my friends had built with blood and sweat and ...   read

 
 
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Frostpunk is the next game from the makers of This War of Mine

This announcement trailer for Frostpunk is more mood-setting than anything else, but knowing that 11 Bit Studios (This War of Mine, Anomaly) is behind it, I'm inherently interested. The 2017 game takes place in a frozen-over world in which...   read

 
 
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The ModMic is a great solution if the mic on your headset sucks

For as great as gaming headsets can sound nowadays, their microphones often leave something to be desired. This is, of course, hard to gauge considering you can't hear yourself and have to rely on the reports of your comrades-in-arms (or co...   read

 
 
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Suda talks about Akira influence for Let it Die, shares more info on the game

Goichi Suda (51) stopped by the PlayStation E3 set yesterday to chat about his upcoming Let it Die, and revealed more information about the game than he's ever had in the past. In regards to the story -- in 2027, "something happens" an...   read

 
 
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Halo Wars 2 is coming February 21 next year, but you can play it today

Do you enjoy the Halo universe, but prefer an isometric perspective? Well, Halo Wars 2 is coming to Xbox One and Windows 10 next year! It's being co-developed by Creative Assemly and 343.  A new deadly faction called The Bani...   read

 
 
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This War of Mine: The Board Game captures the despair of the video game

Most video games about war focus on the glory of combat, vanquishing an evil foe through prowess and cunning. This is even truer for tabletop games; I can't think of many games about war that aren't about how cool it is to dominate opponent...   read

 
 


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Review: Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear

Fifteen years. Fifteen years! She got one of your kids, got you for -- wait, no. That's how long it's been since we've seen a new Baldur's Gate game. The Enhanced Editions have been kind enough to grace our presence recently,...   read

 
 
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Review: Adr1ft

I'm of two minds when it comes to modern walking simulators. On one hand, they satisfy the craving I have for obtuse, old-school adventure games, a genre that basically does not exist anymore. On the other, they tend to be a bit too simplis...   read

 
 
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Review: This War of Mine: The Little Ones

Iskra, our little sad-eyed girl, gets the canned food. She doesn't like it and complains about the taste, but she's small and the tiny portion will carry her further than anyone else. Marko, who risked his life the night before scavenging i...   read

 
 
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Here's when you can play This War of Mine: The Little Ones on PS4 and Xbox One

This War of Mine: The Little Ones will launch on PS4 and Xbox One on January 29, 2016. "This War Of Mine: The Little Ones provides an experience of war not from an elite soldier's point of view but from the perspective of a group of civilia...   read

 
 
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This War of Mine now available on Android and iOS tablets

Released late last year for PC, This War of Mine provided a thoughtful perspective on war in a video game. Rather than focusing on the glory of battle and how cool it feels to land a headshot on a bad dude, it looks at the lives of affecte...   read

 
 
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This War of Mine DLC exists solely to help the kids

This War of Mine takes a look at a part of conflict that videogames rarely explore: that of those who aren't fighting for a side, but just fighting to survive. It's a harrowing experience, one of the heaviest of 2014 to be sure. With ...   read

 
 
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This War of Mine is a harrowing journey of survival

War, what is it good for? For starters, it makes for easy entertainment in fiction. With the rise of war games over the last two decades, it's common to see these experiences as nothing but an over-the-top spectacle to show off explosions a...   read

 
 
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SteamWorld Dig will have a cross-buy discount in Europe, but not in North America

SteamWorld Dig is hitting the Wii U on August 28th, and if you happen to live in the EU, AUS, or NZ regions, you'll get a 25% off discount for owning the 3DS version. But wait -- why isn't this cross-buy discount available in North Ame...   read

 
 
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Steamworld Dig is better on the Wii U

This isn’t the first rodeo for SteamWorld Dig -- the cute mining adventure game first arrived last year on the 3DS eshop, followed by a Steam release. Now it’s making a comeback to the Wii U this week on August 28, along the way...   read

 
 
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Fight back against filthy human invaders in Anomaly Defenders

Anomaly Defenders is now available through Steam and Games Republic for $9.99. This time the tower defense/offense/whatever sees you playing as the aliens, defending their homeworld from humans looking for revenge. This also apparently mar...   read

 
 
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Struggling to survive in This War of Mine

In a sea full of bright, action-packed games at PAX it was a surprise to see such a serious greyscale game like This War of Mine, an 11 bit studios title about life during war. Rather than placing the focus on combat as most warfare games t...   read

 
 
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Anomaly trilogy to close with Anomaly Defenders

I loved the first two Anomaly games for how they turned traditional tower defense mechanics on their head to make something fun and different. I'm not so sure about the announcement of the series' final installment, revealed today by ...   read

 
 
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Survive a war-torn city as a civilian in This War of Mine

Last we checked in with Anomaly maker 11 bit studios, The Witcher developers Maciej Szcześnik and Marek Ziemak had joined the company but weren't able to say what they were working on quite yet. One of the games in development at 11 b...   read

 
 
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The Witcher 3 developers leave for 11 bit studios

Two notable developers of The Witcher franchise, lead gameplay designer Maciej Szcześnik and gameplay producer Marek Ziemak, have left CD Projekt RED for 11 bit studios. Based out of Warsaw, Poland, the company is best known for its An...   read

 
 
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All of the 11 bit studios soundtracks are free today

If you're like me and love to listen to game music, you'll be pleased to hear that 11 bit studios has released the soundtracks from all of its games for free. All of them, from the Anomaly franchise to Sleepwalker's Journey, composed by the...   read

 
 



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