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Republique review
This year, American news networks are falling over themselves to empower a blustering demagogue preaching hatred, violence, and bigotry. His words go largely unchallenged because there is money to be made off them. The specta...   read
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Review: Deadbolt

  Watch Video As someone who was way into Risk of Rain, a tough side-scrolling shooter that only grew tougher as time ticked by, I should have believed its designers when they called their next game "extremely challenging." But after cl...   read
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Hitman review

Review: Hitman

  Watch Video Hitman is the funniest game I've played in a while. IO Interfactive's subtitle-free reboot of its long-running assassination franchise is, mostly, side-stepping cinematics full of S&M nuns and returning to the realm of sl...   read
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Deals

Hitman deal: Take a 25 percent hit on the PC version for release week

Update 3/21: The 25% off coupon is gone and replaced with a new 23% off code. See deal below. Today marks the debut for Square Enix's 2016 Hitman. Discounts for the PS4 and Xbox One consoles are pretty much nonexistent at the moment as the ...   read

 
 
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Hitman retail disc

Hitman retail release not coming until January 2017

The new Hitman is out and it's good. Or, the first part of the new Hitman -- the "Intro Pack" -- is out. I'll explain. Right now, $15 gets you two prologue/tutorial missions and one giant mission in Paris. Conversely, you can pay the full $...   read

 
 
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Hitman's newest trailer is in 4K, 360 degrees

Square Enix has launched a snazzy new trailer for Hitman, set to debut on March 11 on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It's during a posh fashion show, set to the tune of 4K quality with the option to spin around 360 degrees. The building reminds me ...   read

 
 
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Hitman's launch trailer is flashy, shows off variety of scenarios

Square Enix is keen to show off what will likely be the last trailer for Hitman until launch, and it does the trick. The sheer amount of different mission parameters are staggering, which won't all arrive at once due to its episodic mo...   read

 
 
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Styx: Shards of Darkness

These new Styx: Shards of Darkness screenshots sure are colourful

Styx: Master of Shadows was a really great, pure stealth game. Not only that, but as a prequel to Of Orcs and Men it did an excellent job of fleshing out Styx’s character with a surprisingly interesting story. If these new screenshots...   read

 
 
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Hitman on PC
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Despite wonkiness, Hitman runs alright on PC

I've long adored the Hitman series. Ever since first playing Blood Money, I've wanted more. Well, I guess I ate those words, because we kept getting more and the quality started to dip real hard. I've always been looking for a game to ...   read

 
 
Hitman hands-on
  Watch Video Have you ever wondered just how Cueball McFurrowed-Brow became the famously good killing man of the Hitman series' glory years? Of fucking course not, which is why the need to string Hitman: Absolution together into some S&am...   read
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Republique

After over two years since launch, Republique will finally be complete this March

How's this for episodic content? Republique first launched in December of 2013 on iOS, and it's still not fully complete yet. Episode 2 launched five months later, with the third part coming five months after that, and Episode 4 coming over...   read

 
 
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Deadbolt
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The Risk of Rain team's new game is Deadbolt

Two years ago, I professed my love for Risk of Rain on this site. It ended up becoming one of my favorite roguelikes, right up there with my all-time bestie, Spelunky, and just thinking about it now makes me want to go back for "a few more ...   read

 
 
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Volume - PS Vita

Volume coming to PlayStation Vita in January

Thomas Was Alone creator Mike Bithell's stealth puzzle game Volume sneaking to PlayStation Vita on January 5, the developer announced today. And if you're planning to pick the game up then, you might want to take advantage of this week's Pl...   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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Not everyone is giving peace a chance in Metal Gear Solid V's race to disarmament

Konami is keeping us updated following its call to disarm all nuclear weapons on Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain. As at November 29, Xbox 360 is leading the charge with just 35 nukes remaining, with big brother Xbox One hot on its heel...   read

 
 
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Republique
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Republique gets a PS4 trailer, still isn't done nearly two years after launch

If you're interested in espionage narratives and stealth-based gameplay, Republique may be your huckleberry when it releases next year on PS4, with all five episodes bundled together. I enjoyed what I've played of the initial few sinc...   read

 
 
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Yandere Simulator
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Read erotic manga to up your seduction game in Yandere Simulator

It's been a bit since we checked in on Yandere Simulator, the Hitman-like stealth game "about stalking a boy and secretly eliminating any girl who seems interested in him, while maintaining the image of an innocent schoolgirl." Last ti...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex delay

Eidos is holding Deus Ex: Mankind Divided back until August

Eidos Montreal has pushed the release of Deus Ex: Mankind Divided to August 23, 2016. A fairly substantial delay, considering the game was previously slated for February (and, heh, remember that canned pre-order program that would have let ...   read

 
 
Clandestine review
  Watch Video Asymmetric multiplayer is not an easy feat to pull off efficiently. Sure, it's relatively simple to create two gameplay styles within the same game, but to make them blend together to create a unique ebb and flow is something...   read
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Plan Be

Plan Be is a free, voice-controlled stealth game

You’d think a stealth game that relies on you making a lot of noise would be pretty counter-intuitive, but that’s exactly what Valentina Chrysostomou is doing with her upcoming free game, Plan Be. Plan Be is controlled predomina...   read

 
 
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Contingency Plan

Invisible, Inc. gets new agents and more in next week's expansion

Six months after its release, one of my favorite games of 2015 (and also 2014) is getting its first expansion. Contingency Plan is heading to Invisible, Inc. (PC, Mac, Linux) next week on November 12. Contingency Plan offers, "four new agen...   read

 
 
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New Hitman location
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Boh! The Hitman vacations* (*does murder) in fake Italy

Il Sicario (known in the states as "The Hitman") is the star of the upcoming game Hitman, which has been pushed from a December release into March 2016. Also April, May, and June, as Hitman will launch as an incomplete game and trickle the...   read

 
 
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Hello, Neighbor! is unexpectedly terrifying

"Whatever happened to that old saying: 'Love thy neighbor'?" I don't remember the last time I was caught this off guard by a game announcement. Hello, Neighbor! is a first-person thriller with shades of Rear Window. Your goal is simple: sne...   read

 
 
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Styx: Shards of Darkness

Styx: Shards of Darkness brings my favourite foul-mouthed goblin back

Cyanide Studios’ RPG Of Orcs and Men is one of my absolute favourite games. It managed to introduce an interesting world told from a perspective we don’t often see in fantasy games, but unfortunately its sometimes clunky present...   read

 
 
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Steam Stealth Sale

Savvy Steam Stealth Sale sneaks sonto the sinternet

Today, Steam appropriately dropped a stealth-themed sale on the Internet, comprised of more than 60 games, including games in the Assassin's Creed, Far Cry, and Splinter Cell series. You know, it's only when I write that sentence out t...   read

 
 
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CoilWhine

Well I made a list of all the games Ive beaten this summer, including the 100% runs of GTAVPC and Mirrors Edge Not that many games due to life stuff but its Moving towards portable gaming also due to life stuff (radiation

 
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Khalid Eternal Nigh

Yknow, this has bugged me for a long Final Fight literally saved Capcom from bankruptcy, without it wed never have seen The FF chars, esp Cody, are among most popular in SF outside of Yet we see like ZERO merch for :/

 
Dinosir

Just Spent 3hrs playing Megaman legends 2 on my I can say that so far its worth the price solely for playing this Being able to play indies, ps1, and potential actual vita games, on a handheld is making me fall in love with this

 
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As the bad guy, if you manage to capture the heroes, dont monologue, just kill Youll only regret it #MovieLessonToid

 
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