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Review: Hob

I very much enjoyed Runic Games' past Torchlight titles and was excited when I heard they were going to tackle another genre. Good developers can make good games, regardless of their perceived "niche." The action-adventure genre could ...

 
 
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Opus Magnum is the new game from the creator of SpaceChem

Zachtronics makes a certain type of puzzle game for a certain type of player to experiment with, learn, and strive to eventually master. The developer's new title, Opus Magnum, certainly follows in the footsteps of SpaceChem and Infinifacto...

 
 
 
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Another cool looking Zelda inspired RPG is coming to Switch

Switch port when? Well, if you had asked that around the launch of the system, the chances of nearly every game you could possibly want to play getting ported was rather slim. But now, every developer and their grandma is eager to get on th...

 
 
 
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Review: Divinity: Original Sin 2

It feels weird to have a consistent stream of "CRPGs" today. I thought Pillars of Eternity was pretty great, though I never got around to finishing it or delving into its expansion. Tyranny was a wonderful surprise and is my go-to reco...

 
 
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Have RTS your way with Petroglyph's Forged Battalion

Today, the veterans at Petroglyph Games announced Forged Battalion, a '90s-centric RTS that hopes to evolve the classic formula. On the surface, you don't get much more Command & Conquer-style than Forged Battalion's trailer - even the ...

 
 
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Devs do the darndest things: Jacob Janerka

It takes a lot to stand out as an indie developer these days. Even if your game actually makes it to major platforms, there’s no guarantee that you’ll even make any money from it. Despite offering iterations of what es...

 
 
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Review: Golf Story

My expectations were a bit skewed going into Golf Story. I heard "golf role-playing game" and painted a picture in my mind of a grand, sweeping, save-the-world story in which problems are resolved (for some reason) with clubs and balls rath...

 
 
 
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So, IGN acquired Humble Bundle

It seemed like only a matter of time before someone bought Humble Bundle, especially as it has expanded its business in recent years, but I can't say I expected IGN to be the one to make that deal. The terms of the acquisition aren't known,...

 
 
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Cuphead has cleared one million sales

If you've been enjoying Cuphead and want the talented folks at Studio MDHR to continue making games, real good news on that front: two weeks later, they've sold one million copies. "We have worked tirelessly over the past few years to deliv...

 
 
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Oxygen Not Included Oil update strikes black gold

My current favorite sadism-simulator Oxygen Not Included got an update recently, adding in a significant new biome to the game. Buried deep in the bowels of your mysterious asteroid, the oil biome is filled with sweet, sweet crude oil for y...

 
 
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Wargroove's map editor sounds fantastic

It's been too long since we've last touched on Wargroove, a turn-based tactical game from Chucklefish that should really speak to fans of Fire Emblem and Advance Wars. I know I'm not the only one around here who's super into this idea and h...

 
 
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Review: Axiom Verge (Switch)

The original Metroid casts a long shadow, and it's clearly had an enormous influence on current-day game creators. The concept of an interconnected world where progress is gated by your abilities never really gets old, and it's resonat...

 
 
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Yoshiro Kimura's Million Onion Hotel looks absurdly amazing

One of the most pleasant surprises of the year hit mobile phones in January. Dandy Dungeon: Legend of Brave Yamada remains one of 2017's best mobile games and I've played basically every day since first downloading it. The game is the ...

 
 
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Flynn: Son of Crimson is as cathartic as they come

You know the feeling of popping bubble wrap? Stepping on an extra crunchy leaf in the fall? I've found that certain mechanics in games are comparable to those small tangible pleasures in life. Wall jumping in Super Metroid, flattening goomb...

 
 
 
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Review: Mystik Belle

Life can be pretty tough to a young, upcoming witch. Just ask Belle MacFae, currently under threat of expulsion from the Hagmore School of Magic. Her crime? She ruined the Walpurgisnacht Brew, which had been painstakingly prepared for a mys...

 
 
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Review: 1bitHeart

1bitHeart is a visual novel that was originally released for free by a mysterious individual known as Miwashiba (aka △○□×). There isn’t much known about them outside of their work as an illustrator and game dev...

 
 
 
 
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Yooka-Laylee is getting a collector's box with a new statue

Yooka-Laylee has been a bit of a contentious game for many. While diehard fans of Rare's classic 3D platformers are in love with the title, a lot of people have complained about the antiquated design choices that developer Playtronic took w...

 
 
 
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The Shovel Knight Battletoads bonus level is now live on PC!

A little over a month ago, it was announced that the Xbox One exclusive extra level in Shovel Knight would be making its way to PC. I was super excited to play that, since I don't have an Xbox One or any desire to really buy a console versi...

 
 




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Hob"Hobbling out of the gate"

 

The Evil Within 2"Stalking shadows"

 

Echo"No dolphins in sight..."

 

South Park: The Fractured but Whole"Friendly faces everywhere"

 

The Jackbox Party Pack 4"Fourth time, less charm"

 

Forza Motorsport 7"The king is dead, long live the king"

 

Etrian Odyssey V: Beyond the Myth"New faces, familiar places"

 

Golf Story"Slam dunk hole-in-one"

 

The Foreigner"Jackie Chan has a certain set of skills, too"

 
 
 

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