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Playdead's next game will have a sci-fi theme

Playdead is a company that never really takes opportunities to reveal its hand. Playdead would rather show than tell. That's partially why both Limbo and Inside were so well-received when they launched -- because no one really kne...

 
 
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Looks like we're getting a proper weed tycoon game

If anyone was going to rep a marijuana tycoon game, it was bound to be Devolver Digital. The publisher is working with Oh... Sir! The Insult Simulator developer Vile Monarch on Weedcraft Inc, a game about turning a humble weed business into...

 
 
 
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Review: Wandersong

I want to tell you about a very specific moment in Wandersong. It comes nearly halfway through the game. The bard, our protagonist for this adventure, is absolutely down in the dumps. He’s lethargic, mopey, and has downright given up ...

 
 
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Oh good, SCUM now has a mask made from human skin

The meticulous survival simulation game SCUM has a fresh update out this week, and at a glance, everything seems peachy. Performance optimizations are often a godsend for games just getting started on Steam Early Access. Caves are fun to ex...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Colina: Legacy

We're addicted to contests. Enter our latest one for Colina: Legacy to assist us in getting the help we need to get rid of these games. I don't know why y'all like these spooky-ass games. One minute you're walking down a hallway having an a...

 
 
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Sunless Skies launches a free to play pen and paper RPG

In the lead-up to their full launch early next year, Failbetter Games has released a pen and paper RPG companion to Sunless Skies and best of all it is free! Skyfarer is meant to help acquaint players with the neo-gothic theme and feel of S...

 
 
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Review: Lamplight City

Point-and-click adventure games had a bit of a renaissance in the last decade, but have become harder to find ever since Telltale discovered a different formula with The Walking Dead in 2012. Luckily, indie developers are there to fill...

 
 
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Review: The Low Road

I don't know when I became the staff's indie adventure game guy, but however it happened I'm glad it did. I've got to experience some really charming and unique titles that'll stick in my memory for years to come; I've gotten to experience ...

 
 
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Contest: Win a free copy of CrossCode

Looking for a free game? Of course you are! Check out this contest for CrossCode. There are few things better than an indie game success story. Ya just gotta love a game that spends seven years in development that still manages to build up ...

 
 
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Contest: Win a free copy of The Gardens Between

We've got another contest for you guys! Today we've got The Gardens Between on the docket. I don't often cry as a result of media experiences -- especially not from video games. It's not that they're poorly written, it's just that most game...

 
 
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Dead Cells developer talks updates, DLC, and future plans

There were some fantastic games this year, and we're just about to enter a particularly strong fall release schedule, but few games will speak to me the way Dead Cells does. I just don't want it to end. Posting on Steam, developer Motion Tw...

 
 
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Risk of Rain just launched on Nintendo Switch

I've lost track of how many copies I own of Risk of Rain, so what's one more? The excellent action-platformer roguelike has surprise released on Nintendo Switch today. It's available right now for $10. The permadeath is a little rough at f...

 
 
 
 
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Someone's making a sugar glider game

When your game's first bullet point is "Become the sugar glider," you have my attention. Away: The Survival Series is an episodic adventure series in which animals have inherited the post-apocalyptic earth. In the first episode, you'll play...

 
 
 
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Detail-obsessed survival game SCUM passes one million sales

Gamepires' intensely detail-oriented survival game SCUM has cleared one million sales after debuting on Steam Early Access last month. As previously reported, it's Devolver Digital's "biggest launch ever." The game's popularity checks out. ...

 
 
 
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Review: Shikhondo - Soul Eater

A lot of shoot 'em ups (shmups) come across my desk: like a lot. And I could be happier. There are a lot of genres out there that have been "dead" or "dying" for years, even decades. Folks don't see shmups in arcades anymore (hell they don'...

 
 
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Review: 7 Billion Humans

If there's one thing I learned from humans, it's that work is everything to us. It's what all politicians promise us. It's what family and friends complain about when the times are rough. It's seen as an opportunity to prove ourselves usefu...

 
 
 




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2nd best P5 girl (after Kawakami) Makoto Nijima gets a Persona Q2 trailer today!

 
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ADnD 2e had some kickass

 
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Im an immature

 
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Im in a new work-related basement! This one has some sort cage!

 
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I know that Rockstar said that they were done bringing in big name movie stars into their But i think bringing in Robert Duvall and/or Sam Elliot would have been wholly appropriate for Red Dead Redemption

 
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10/10 logic

 
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Dark Souls Pro Tip: When going up against the Taurus Demon briefly forget what your buttons do and then get smacked around by him until he knocks you off the Hell jump after you and the game will count it as you killing

 
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