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Review: Minecraft: Story Mode: A Block and a Hard Place

What a weird episode. After the high energy of The Last Place You Look, this one slows down the action shortly into it, and it doesn't really pick back up until the very end, which feels like the end of a season. But then, there's still ano...   read

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Minecraft screenshots

A cartload of Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 screenshots

Vacation travel kept me from being able to get to the latest episode in Telltale's Minecraft: Story Mode right away. I just finished it, and as always, I had my finger on the screenshot button the whole way through. Maybe you can use t...   read

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Minecraft: Story Mode

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 4 will be home for Christmas

It's almost bizarre to think that the first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode was out less than two months ago, and here we are gearing up for the fourth in the series. Episode Four, A Block and a Hard Place releases on PC on December 22, wi...   read

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Republique episode 4

Republique finally gets analog controls on PS4

Republique, a stealth game proud of its Metal Gear Solid 4 lineage, was Kickstarted in 2012. It hit iOS in 2013, and then proceeded at a pace of one port per year (2014, Android; 2015, PC) en route to three of five episodes having been rele...   read

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Kentucky Route Zero Act 4 is 'almost done'

Hey, quick question. Do you pronounce the word 'route' as "R-out" or "root"? I'm in the latter camp, myself. Anyway, independent developers Cardboard Computer released another 140-character progress update on the much-anticipated fourt...   read

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Minecraft screenshots

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode 3 screenshots, we got 'em

The third episode for Minecraft: Story Mode is out today, and it's actually not half bad. I think I took more screenshots this time around than in the first two episodes as a result. Going through these after the fact, it's obvious my favor...   read

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Review: Minecraft: Story Mode: The Last Place You Look

Minecraft: Story Mode didn't impress me with its first two episodes. Aimed at young players and Minecraft super fans, its writing didn't have a whole lot going for it past its Saturday morning cartoon plot and series in-jokes. It has been t...   read

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Game of Thrones Season 2

Telltale's Game of Thrones is getting a second season

After finishing the season finale for Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series, I had my suspicions that it was all setting up for an inevitable second season. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter, Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner confirmed that wo...   read

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RIP Afro Samurai 2

Afro Samurai 2 pulled from PSN, publisher apologizes for game

Update: The game is no longer available to purchase on Steam. Remember Afro Samurai 2? I'm sure our very own Chris Carter wishes he could forget after reviewing the game. He gave it the lowest score possible, citing bugs and terrible audio ...   read

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RE Revelations

Go download the first episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2 for free

Let's have a Big Fantastic Tuesday Giveaway Extravaganza. The prize is the first episode of Resident Evil Revelations 2. The winner is you! Well, not you, PC player; you are a loser in this isolated situation. Microsoft and Sony are giving ...   read

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Game of Thrones screens

First screens for Game of Thrones finale are non-canon (for me)

The long-awaited season finale for Telltale's Game of Thrones series following House Forrester is almost here. It releases next week, but today we have a few tastes of what to expect. Mira looks like she's in trouble with the Lannisters and...   read

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Review: Life is Strange: Polarized

It's perfectly fitting that Life is Strange's final episode is subtitled Polarized. I can't think of a more apt word to describe my mindset right now. Life is Strange's conclusion left me satisfied, but not for the same reasons that made th...   read

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Life is Strange

Life is Strange: Episode Five Achievement guide

Here we are, friends. It's time for the conclusion to Life is Strange's five-episode arc. I'm writing this prior to playing, and I have no idea what to expect. Well, that's a half-truth -- I expect to be an emotional wreck by the time this ...   read

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Life is Strange's final trailer is a dream nightmare

On the eve of the release of Life is Strange's final installment, Max is frozen on the precipice of catastrophe. Truthfully, she has been since the cliffhanger ending to episode four way back in July. Thus far, Life is Strange has bee...   read

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Tales from the Borderlands free on Xbox Worldwide (and PSN in North America)

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 1 is currently free on Xbox One and Xbox 360. It's also free on the PlayStation Store in the US, although we're still being asked for £4 in the UK for some reason (boo). I could pad this out with mor...   read

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Hella kewl

Life is Strange officially concludes on October 20

Last month, Dontnod Entertainment stated when it expected to release the final episode of Life is Strange, entitled Polarized, but those plans were not 100% set in stone.  Today, the official Life is Strange Twitter account confir...   read

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Life is Strange

Life is Strange's final episode targeting Oct. 20

Polarized, the fifth and final episode of Life is Strange, should be out on Tuesday, October 20. "We don't normally announce a date until we know the game is 100% ready but in the spirit of Max’s birthday (today) we wanted to let you...   read

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Life is Strange is being dubbed in Japanese

Folks in Japan will soon get to find out what it's like to be a teenage woman with time-manipulation powers. Square Enix is releasing Life is Strange with a Japanese voice dub. This trailer was recently uploaded to Square Enix's Japan...   read

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Minecraft: Story Mode release date leaked?

According to, Minecraft: Story Mode will release on October 27, 2015. Playing as Jesse, you'll "embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, through the Nether, to the End, and beyond. You and your friends revere the lege...   read

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Episodic games

How long is too long to wait for updates on episodic games?

Episodic games can be a mixed bag. While there are many examples of some incredible successes, others fall by the wayside, partially due to the restrictions involved with the model. Take a look at Sons of Anarchy: The Prospect, which questi...   read

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Telltale Borderlands

Tales from the Borderlands Episode 4 out next week

From the announcement of the "crowd-play" event at PAX Prime, we knew Tales from the Borderlands: Escape Plan Bravo was imminent. I figured the event attendees would have advance knowledge and the rest of us would get it the following week,...   read

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Telltale Borderlands PAX

PAX Prime attendees able to 'crowd play' Tales from the Borderlands Episode 4

With just a little over three weeks to go, PAX Prime is almost upon us. The full schedule isn't available yet, but Telltale sent over a snippet including its plans at the sold out gathering. On Saturday, August 29, Telltale will be playing ...   read

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Review: Life is Strange: Dark Room

I played the fourth episode of Life is Strange with a lump in my throat. You know, the sort of uneasiness that puts a slight pressure behind your ears. The lump waned and grew with the chapter's crescendos and decrescendos, but it neve...   read

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Life is Strange

Life is Strange: Episode Four Achievement guide

We're inching ever-closer to the conclusion of Life is Strange. As we get nearer to knowing what the narrative holds for Max and Chloe, we find a bit of familiarity in the Achievements. Like always, episode four Dark Room holds te...   read

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Life is Strange
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Life is Strange Episode Four will debut on July 28

Square Enix has revealed the release date for the fourth episode of Life is Strange, titled Dark Room-- July 28. The above video is a teaser of sorts, but it does contain spoilers, so be warned. The episode is allegedly taking a "darker to...   read

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