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Gone Home is everything I need to be happy right now

Last week, I went home. I flew back to my hometown for American Thanksgiving, the penultimate holiday worth celebrating. Between work, school, and the time-change, I was practically operating on a 12-hour difference. I split my time between...   read

 
 
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Kathy Rain rides again on iOS and Android, this Nov. 23

Very little surprised me in 2016, at least not in the way Kathy Rain did. It was an exceptional adventure game, a genuine 9/10, accessible for both new players and veterans alike. Even now, it's my personal GOTY. Sadly, that doesn't transl...   read

 
 
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The third season of Telltale's The Walking Dead begins December 20

We'll get a taste of season three of Telltale's The Walking Dead before the year is over. This five-episode run is dubbed "A New Frontier" and will first pick up on December 20, a little later than expected, across the studio's usual long ...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: Guardian of Gotham

Is this a new record for Telltale? Tales from the Borderlands, one of the most extreme ends of the episodic release spectrum, took nearly a year to conclude. But with Batman we're already on the fourth episode in just three short months. I ...   read

 
 
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Review: Robinson: The Journey

Crytek's dinosaur adventure Robinson: The Journey has the trappings of a compelling VR experience. You play as a young boy, Robin, the seeming sole survivor of a planned colonization effort on a distant planet that's brimming with exotic fl...   read

 
 
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Duke Grabowski is my kind of SCUMM

Allow me to introduce you to Duke Grabowski, mighty pirate. He's a lunkheaded, musclebound mouth-breather who used Int as his dump stat, and prefers punching to talking his way out of problems. He's also the protagonist in his own game...   read

 
 
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Save 24% on Tyranny, the new CRPG from Obsidian

Obsidian Entertainment and an RPG fan? Then you probably know of this puppy, Tyranny, that's going live in just one day. For the rest of us, take note as the latest title from Obsidian comes with all the right keyword tags on Steam: CRPG, i...   read

 
 
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Cyan is bringing Obduction to PS4, PSVR, and Vive in 2017

Myst and Riven maker Cyan has kept itself plenty busy with Obduction, its latest absorbing adventure, and that's going to be the case for a while longer. Having recently rolled out the option to play on PC with Oculus Rift, the studio is no...   read

 
 
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Bastion's coming to Xbox One, but it's more than just backward compatibility

Games from the Xbox 360 library making their way to Xbox One isn't anything new at this point. Microsoft announced a backward compatibility program between the two platforms at E3 2015, and hundreds of titles have taken advantage of it sinc...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: New World Order

The saga continues. Batman is in a jam, and now in typical Batman-related fashion, he's forged more enemies as a direct result of his own actions. What's a Bat to do? Punch and think his way out, of course.   read

 
 
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Review: King's Quest: The Good Knight

King's Quest has had a good run over the course of its five-episode spread. As an overlooked adventure series from the minds of developer The Odd Gentlemen, I think part of the reason it's been off so many radars is because the first c...   read

 
 
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Review: Corpse Party

Yes, we're reviewing Corpse Party. We already did it back on the PSP. Not much has changed since then, but sometimes a game is so interesting and so unlike anything else on the market that it deserves a second look.   read

 
 
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Maize's chatty corn and Russian teddy bear left me wanting more

Cornfields are an underrated pick for places that have the potential for bad and/or otherwise weird shit to happen. Sure, they aren't as ubiquitously ominous as abandoned hospitals or decrepit mansions, but cornfields have a long history of...   read

 
 
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Review: Paper Mario: Color Splash

I need to apologize in advance for what you're about to read. I'm about to gush about a game. I'm going to gush hard. I'm going to gush about its graphics, about its music, about its humor and about all the improvements it made over Pa...   read

 
 
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Review: King's Quest: Snow Place Like Home

I think the King's Quest series is going to sneak up on people by the end of the year when it's included in several low-key "best of" lists. It doesn't elicit the same kind of hype as a Telltale game, especially when it comes to Batman, but...   read

 
 
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The spirit of SCUMM returns in Thimbleweed Park

PAX this year was a little strange for me. I was brought on to Destructoid just as the deadline to apply for media badges expired, so I went to the show as a regular attendee, and didn't take appointments like Brett and Jordan did. I still ...   read

 
 
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Machinarium is now available on PS4

The cute (and surprisingly amazing) Machinarium is now available for purchase on PS4. The game originally launched in 2009 on PC and eventually got ports to Mac, Android, iOS, PS3, and PS Vita before now coming to Sony's latest console. It ...   read

 
 
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Firewatch delayed on Xbox One in Australia due to issues with classification

While Firewatch has recently been released on Xbox One, it looks like Australian users of Microsoft's console platform will have to wait a little longer before being able to play it. Campo Santo, the studio behind the game, have confir...   read

 
 
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Review: Batman: A Telltale Games Series: Children of Arkham

I've been reading a lot of Batman lately. No, not necessarily the stories where he's just kicking ass and taking names with all those wonderful toys -- tales where he's vulnerable, or where Bruce isn't even the star. Where, Phantom&nbs...   read

 
 
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Rare employees need to work on their pirate vocabulary

Rare, a developer that is currently making a pirate-themed video game, doesn't know a ton of pirate vernacular. Or so this video would make it seem. Sure, the sample size is pretty small and the questions are kind of obscure, so it probabl...   read

 
 
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That Hotel Dusk spiritual successor is coming next month

The second week of October is going to be busy as hell. Over the course of those seven days, we'll be seeing Dragon Quest Builders, Gears of War 4, Criminal Girls 2, Disney Magical World 2, Shadow Warrior 2, Valkyrie Drive, Rise o...   read

 
 
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ReCore's missing fifth robot seemingly coming as DLC

Players who have put significant time in ReCore have noticed something that's kind of off. The game makes room for a fifth robot companion -- there's allotted space in the menu, references to the T8-NK frame, and five hunting challenge...   read

 
 
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Review: Event[0]

The mad A.I. is a classic sci-fi trope. WOPR, poised to start a nuclear war because it doesn’t understand the difference between what's real and what’s just a game. H.A.R.D.A.C. replacing the citizens of Gotham and cloning Batma...   read

 
 
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Review: ReCore

"Are those cores weighing you down," ReCore's antagonist asks toward the end of the game. Whether or not the developers realize it, it's an apt bit of meta commentary. ReCore is brimming with ideas -- some great and some not -- and the...   read

 
 
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The Walking Dead Season 3 is called 'A New Frontier,' out in November

Revealed this week at PAX West, Telltale's The Walking Dead Season 3 is set to debut in November as "A New Frontier." As usual it'll have a "Season Pass Disc," and an opportunity to individually download each episode. They've re-confirmed t...   read

 
 


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