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The next Shelter game is a spin-off called Paws

Might and Delight is continuing its animal adventure series with Paws, a new standalone game set in the "world of Shelter 2." Instead of tending to lynx cubs as their mother, this time around, you are one. And it looks like you've got a lit...

 
 
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Sony might be considering a new Tokyo Jungle

Based on some recent tweets by Sony producer Masaaki Yamagiwa, there may be some interest in making a new Tokyo Jungle. Yamagiwa had a meeting with Crispy's president Yohei Kataoka, developer of the original game.Roughly translated, Yamagiw...

 
 
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Look out for this pooping dog in The Division

I didn't realize The Division had dogs in it, let alone that they would poop (let alone that said poop would look like that). I'm now imagining the conversations that presumably took place at Ubisoft leading up to this idea being formed, pi...

 
 
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Lawyer adventure Aviary Attorney hits Steam soon

Can a game like Aviary Attorney carve out a niche for itself? I'm hopeful! This 19th century adventure starring a man who is a lawyer and also a bird intrigued enough people to earn funding through Kickstarter at the beginning of the year. ...

 
 
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PS4 exclusive Wild looks like symbiotic Animorphs

We finally got to see some gameplay from PS4 exclusive Wild today at Paris Games Week and my goodness, it has some awesome Animorphs vibes. The idea behind Wild seems to be that as a shaman, you can enter a trance and control animals in th...

 
 
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XSEED named a cow after Hideki Kamiya

The original title of this article was "XSEED named a cow Swag Lady," which is also true. There are several cows in Return to PopoloCrois: A Story of Seasons Fairytale, a cute and leisurely little RPG, if my brief time with the Nintendo 3DS...

 
 
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This Fallout cosplay proves cats are better than dogs

The argument about whether cats are better than dogs has finally come to a close. Cats win. I mean, just take a look at these cats cosplaying as a character from Fallout -- how could you ever consider dogs better after seeing this? You're p...

 
 
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Top Tentacles: Gaming's greatest cephalopods

Happy Splatoon Day, everyone! With the release of Nintendo's new squid-based cooperative shooter, it only seems appropriate to celebrate by taking a look at some of the great cephalopod video game characters out there. For those who don't k...

 
 
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One with nature: Playing as animals in videogames

One of the greatest aspects of the videogame medium is its ability to allow players to inhabit the mind of someone, or something, other than themselves. You can be people from all different walks of life, with all kinds of skills and abilit...

 
 
 
 
 
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The 5 best parts from the E3 demo of MGS V: The Phantom Pain

Sure, you could go watch the whole half-hour demo of Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain we saw at E3, but then you don't get to look at my pretty face. Also, an animal shows up at the end of this video! Can you guess what it is?&nbs...

 
 
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PlayStation Vita Pets is pure nightmare fuel, buy it now

"Ah, dear tree, I honor you with my wee." This is the type of thing dogs say in the dystopian alternate reality depicted in PlayStation Vita Pets. I never really wanted to know what my dog thinks when he's ruminating over which piece ...

 
 
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PSA: PlayStation Vita Pets comes out this Tuesday!

Awww! Look at the doggies! So cute! Or at least until they were until they started talking. Stop that, guys. Seriously. It's giving me the creeps. I'm out of here. The Drop: New PlayStation Games for 6/3/2014 [PlayStation Blog]

 
 
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Yuji Naka makes a whale photographing game

Prope, the studio founded by Sonic the Hedgehog main programmer Yuji Naka, has just released a whale photographing game called Real Whales. Yep. This iOS and Android release lets you visit locations all over the world in your boat. You swi...

 
 
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Review: Zoo Tycoon

Not all simulators are created equal. While some let you dabble into the tiniest microcosmic detail like individual wages of specific levels of society, others are content to let you roam free in a zen garden-like state. The newest iteratio...

 
 
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PlayStation Vita finally gets its killer app -- Pets

For all of you out there who have been waiting for something other than ports to hit the PlayStation Vita, your wait is finally over. The killer app from Sony has arrived, and it goes by the name of -- PlayStation Vita Pets. Yep, that's ri...

 
 
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Mad Max gameplay, GTA's dogs & Dishonored's witch hunt

Today's Destructoid Show is brought to you by vacation! Which I am going on, tomorrow. Because I feel like it. The News: Avalanche Studios' Mad Max will probably be cool, but I'm unimpressed, Dishonored's final DLC is coming this...

 
 
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Sega and BBC Earth team up for Orbi attraction

When Sega trademarked the name Orbi the internet went nuts. New console? New game? Nope. It's a new interactive experience coming to Yokohama, Japan this August.  Sega partnered with BBC Earth to create Orbi, an innovative museum-type...

 
 
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Become the crazy nastyass badger in Shelter

Pid was one of the most charming games I played in 2012, so it's no surprise that developer Might and Delight's next project, Shelter, focuses on the most mighty and delightful creature in the animal kingdom: the crazy nastyass badger. Thi...

 
 
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I-Mockery's next game is Bionic Chainsaw Pogo Gorilla

Last year, fans of I-Mockery's irreverent brand of pop culture humor were treated to Abobo's Big Adventure, a mashup of all things NES starring the muscle-bound Double Dragon boss Abobo. As hilarious as Abobo's Big Adventure was, I was just...

 
 
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Animales de la Muerte lives on as a mobile game

Remember High Voltage Software's Animales de la Muerte? Originally one of the most promising-sounding titles for the then-new WiiWare service, it stewed in limbo for a few years before dropping WiiWare and becoming an XBLA / PSN game inste...

 
 
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Tamagotchi mounting a comeback on iOS and Android

Bandai has announced plans to resurrect Tamagotchi on iOS and Android devices. While the handheld digital pet never truly went away, its star certainly has faded since the late nineties. Perhaps the popular egg-shaped toy has been...

 
 




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