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Humble Bundle is rounding up simulators

Sometimes, you just want to forget about the world around you with a good, hearty simulation game. For me, anyway, few if any genres are more effective at making time fly by than simulators. That's the subject of this week's Humble Bundle, ...

 
 
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Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is coming back on PC

2003's action-adventure title Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy is about to pop up on PC, Mac, and Linux by way of THQ Nordic. There's quite a lot going on with these new versions -- more than you might expect from years-later ports of a game mos...

 
 
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GOG's Halloween sale has a nice extra incentive

This week is Halloween PC gaming sale week. Steam's running its promotion and so is GOG.com, with discounts on 200-some titles new and old alike. For this year's sale, there's a neat bonus: if you spend $15 or more, GOG will throw in the ex...

 
 
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The Halloween Steam sale is coming for your backlog

Steam has kicked off its Halloween festivities with a big ol' sale on all manner of spooky scary games and movies. (Have any of you ever watched a movie through Steam? I forget that's even an option.) Here are some assorted on-sale games I ...

 
 
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Steam now lets you send digital gift cards

While I prefer the personal touch of hand-picking a game on Steam, gifting it to a friend, guilting them into playing it, and getting annoyed when they never do, there's an alternative: digital gift cards. Valve is now letting Steam users b...

 
 
 
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Review: Lichtspeer

Sometimes it feels like I've done it all. I've been a military man, I've been a wizard, I've been a space traveler, I've been a space wizard. Then something like Lichtspeer comes along with its own unique aesthetic and reminds me how many d...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Kingdom: New Lands

Kingdom takes strategy and distills it down to its simplest systems. There's one currency to keep track of, it's either going out to expand and upgrade capability, or it's coming in from workers and exploration. The original game had one go...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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It's time for the Steam Summer Sale

The 2017 Steam Summer Sale kicked off this morning. Remember: stay on budget, or stay away. Scrolling through the top-sellers, I see PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (which is #1 despite being $30 as usual), Rocket League ($12), NieR: Automata...

 
 
 
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Valve's publishing fee for Steam Direct is $100 per game

Valve is moving away from Steam Greenlight as a public-facing tool for determining which games should be sold on Steam, and in its place, developers are getting Steam Direct. Under this new initiative, instead of spending time garnering com...

 
 
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Review: Emily is Away Too

Emily is Away wasn’t the first visual novel I had ever played, but one of the few to transport me into a period of my life I thought I left behind. Maybe that was due more to the accurate recreation of Windows XP and AOL Instant Messe...

 
 
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Darkest Dungeon's Crimson Court expansion is out June 19

Darkest Dungeon. Crimson Court. Gosh I love that short, sweet alliteration. The Crimson Court is the first expansion for Red Hook Studios' "absolutely merciless" roguelike dungeon-crawling RPG, and it's nearly ready for Windows, Mac, and Li...

 
 
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The Russians are coming for Europa Universalis IV

The Russians. Comrade Putin and company have threatened our very democracy with alleged phishing schemes that fooled an old man and single-handedly led to Trump -- who is gay for Putin, by the way. I love our modern red scare, woke homopho...

 
 
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Tropico dev goes to space with Surviving Mars

Haemimont Games (Tropico) is partnering with Paradox on a new, "deep city building game that takes place on the planet Mars" called Surviving Mars. "The name Elon Musk Simulator was taken," Paradox Fredrik Wester joked during the announcem...

 
 
 
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Review: Cosmic Star Heroine

Cosmic Star Heroine was successfully Kickstarted back in 2013, and was intended to be a throwback to latter-day 16-bit role playing games like Final Fantasy VI and Chrono Trigger. Originally intended for release in December 2014, the t...

 
 
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Thimbleweed Park's pretty pixels get a release date

Thimbleweed Park, an adventure game led by industry legend Ron Gilbert, doubled its kickstarter goal when it was announced in 2014. It's a beautiful throwback to early Lucasarts adventure titles like Maniac Mansion and Day of the Tenta...

 
 




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Lego The Incredibles"Let's be real, this is the best Fantastic Four game we're ever gonna get"

 

Skyrim Very Special Edition"Alexa, cross the rickety bridge"

 

Jurassic World Evolution"Spare no expense! Because it doesn't matter anyway"

 

Splatoon 2: Octo Expansion"I'm an expansion now"

 

Shaq Fu - A Legend Reborn"Shaq is back, but kinda wack"

 

Fortnite (Switch)"Build a fort, last the night (wait it's basically just battle royale now)"

 

Incredibles 2"Jack Jack, baby"

 

Tag"The Hawkeye movie you never knew you wanted"

 

Unravel Two"It takes two, baby! (But not really)"

 

Won't You Be My Neighbor?"You will always find people who are helping"

 
 
 

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BigDoniel

I was going to say my first 5 hours of ESO have been pretty fun, but the servers are down So thats about 10 hours downtime in the last 48, hardly enticing me to commit all that much time to be

 
BigDoniel

I was going to say my first 5 hours of ESO have been pretty fun, but the servers are down So thats about 10 hours downtime in the last 48, hardly enticing me to commit all that much time to be

 
Greenhornet214

I had kind of a mental breakdown Its probably TMI, but Ill write about it in the

 
Isuma

And here is my E3 Forgot to put TLoU part 2, other than that, its all

 
Isuma

Between the last two PSN sales I got: TLoURemastered, Odin Sphere HD, Until Dawn, Yakuza 0 and For Honor Gold Also, my girlfriend got me NieR:Automata as Im good with games until the September/October EDIT: HOW GIFS WORK HERE?

 
Chris Hovermale

Recently tried to play Mario Kart 8 DX with a Unfortunately we kept getting disconnected from each other for unknown I want to be optimistic for Nintendos paid online, but Nintendo is making that very

 
Barry Kelly

MechWarrior 5 slips to 2019, though thats not really Therell be a new playable demo at MechCon in December

 
Tohsaka

SRW A Portables now in English as of this

 
Pixie The Fairy

Looks like Rathalos is appearing in FFXIV at the games current level 70 cap as post-game content and Behemoth is also post-story in Neither were stated to be in the games for a limited time,

 
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