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Abzu drifts to retail on Xbox One, PS4 in January

Giant Squid's underwater adventure Abzu is a sight to behold, and it pleases me to hear that more of you will have the chance to do exactly that before too long here (if you aren't buried in games as is). Publisher 505 Games is bringing out...

 
 
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Publisher 505 Games picks up Bloodstained

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night should be a good fit for 505 Games, and vice-versa. The publisher, known for repping titles like Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, Terraria, and Abzu, has secured worldwide publishing rights for Iga's metroidv...

 
 
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Review: Payday 2: The Big Score

About two years ago, I fell in with a bad crowd. A gang of thieves that would conspire together to rip innocent people off and goad each other into more and more brazen and dangerous crimes. It was a great time. At our peak, we were working...

 
 
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Review: Assetto Corsa

The racing simulator sub-genre hasn’t been very prevalent on consoles. There are certainly games like Gran Turismo and Forza Motorsport, but both of those titles mix racing sim with arcade features that aren’t 100% realistic. On...

 
 
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Virginia emulates detective fiction with cinematic flair

The mind of a detective is a web of troubling images. Scenes of bodies and blood occupy the same space as justice and determination. Liars and killers are as commonplace as images of crime and its consequences throughout detective fiction. ...

 
 
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Review: Abzu

I spoke at length about my underwater-gaming-anxiety when I previewed Abzû, so actually reviewing it was something I approached with apprehension. But this week, my day job was five straight days of grueling-ass landscaping that invol...

 
 
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Here's a beautiful look at the beginning of Abzu

Abzu is a game that we've had our eyes on for a long time. It's the debut from Giant Squid, a studio with instant clout as it's made up of key members from the team that made Journey. Abzu and Journey share a lot of the same qual...

 
 
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Astronaut adventure Adr1ft headed to PS4 next week

Three One Zero is bringing its first-person space adventure Adr1ft to PlayStation 4 next Friday, July 15 for $19.99, following the game's release on Steam back in March. Struggling to survive, you play as an astronaut with a damaged suit w...

 
 
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Console release window confirmed for Hawken

Hawken is coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 “in late June/early July”.  We suspected the free-to-play game — originally released in 2012 — was making an appearance on Xbox One, but had yet to have it official...

 
 
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Abzu is beautiful and terrifying

Water levels have long been met with a combination of derision and dread. Plummeting into the depths in platformers over the years has lead to some incredible memories, but control and pacing issues often elicit a groan from players who wan...

 
 
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Starbreeze acquires Payday IP, confirms Payday 3

In a release published today celebrating Payday 2's 100th balance update, Overkill Software announced that it has fully acquired the rights to the Payday franchise from publisher 505 Games. Any future installments will be the exclusive...

 
 
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For real this time: Terraria releases on Wii U in June

Re-Logic's action-adventure sandbox game Terraria finally made it over to 3DS, but that elusive Wii U version? Still upcoming! Publisher 505 Games has locked in a release date at last, though -- it's launching at retail in Europe on June 24...

 
 
 
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Adr1ft's space anxiety attacks strike on March 28

Three One Zero's space catastrophe is making good on its promise of a first quarter 2016 release, but just barely. The developer announced today that Adr1ft will be available on PC and Oculus VR on March 28. Just three days to spare! ...

 
 
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Indivisible crowdfunding campaign extended

It's not over yet. Lab Zero Games has secured a 20-day extension on its Indiegogo campaign for Indivisible, a stylish side-scrolling RPG with shades of Valkyrie Profile and Super Metroid. As it now stands, Lab Zero has raised $975,000 of it...

 
 
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Lab Zero to launch Indivisible PS4 demo on Nov. 3

Today, Lab Zero Games and 505 Games announced a PS4 version of their Indivisible prototype, to be released on November 3 for all PlayStation Network users. If you have a computer and want to play the prototype right away, it's currentl...

 
 
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Here's some raw Adr1ft gameplay footage for you

Want to go to space? Want to float around in space and look at space and generally take in the spaciness of it all? Want to do that with an Oculus Rift? Want to be the best at space? Well, you can’t just yet because Adr1ft isn’...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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3DS and Wii U won't get Terraria until early 2016

Retailer listings suggested Terraria was destined for 3DS and Wii U and that's still the case. It's coming. Eventually. Re-Logic and 505 Games anticipate an "early 2016" release. Both offer touch controls. 3DS has support for four local pla...

 
 
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Payday 2's next heist takes on Vegas

Don’t blink, or you might just miss Overkill release some new content for Payday 2. Whoops, there goes another... and another... Sod it, let’s just look at this newest one: The Golden Grin Casino. With swanky as hell music, pro...

 
 
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Things get real bad real quick in this Adr1ft trailer

As Jordan learned recently, space has the potential for all sorts of mishaps. Things can be going perfectly smoothly when, all of a sudden, everything's exploded and everyone else is dead. Also, you're suffocating because the oxygen-less v...

 
 
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Journey art director's next game goes deep under the sea

Decades of classical conditioning have trained us to abhor water levels. The likes of Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Ocarina of Time hold strained memories of great games gone awry, if just ever-so-temporarily. We're Pavl...

 
 




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