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Firewatch is getting a movie adaptation

Indie developer and publisher Campo Santo has announced that it's teaming up with Good Universe, a motion picture production company. The goal behind the partnership is to create video game adaptions of movies and vice versa. The first proj...   read

 
 
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Jotun creators unveil eldritch-horror adventure Sundered

Coming off of its Norse mythology adventure Jotun, Thunder Lotus Games is back with another hand-drawn, boss-filled game, one that's "heavily inspired by Lovecraft's writings." It's called Sundered, and you need to see its eldritch horrors...   read

 
 
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The current hottest game on Steam is League of Legends minus most of the shitty parts

My first thoughts upon seeing Battlerite's Steam page was "This looks like yet another boring and doomed-to-fail League of Legends clone," which I'm sure would be the reaction of most people who haven't played the game.  Let ...   read

 
 
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I played Ittle Dew 2, and you should too

We found out about Ittle Dew 2 roughly this time last year, and it's coming along pretty nicely based on the near-final build I played at MineCon today. While the first thing you'll probably compare it to is Zelda (and you'd be accurate, fr...   read

 
 
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Whoa! These Steel Assault gifs woke me right up

It wasn't until after Steel Assault's Kickstarter campaign had wrapped up and its developers had decided to shift the art direction that I became familiar with the retro-style action-platform game. This could well be your first time hearin...   read

 
 
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Machinarium is now available on PS4

The cute (and surprisingly amazing) Machinarium is now available for purchase on PS4. The game originally launched in 2009 on PC and eventually got ports to Mac, Android, iOS, PS3, and PS Vita before now coming to Sony's latest console. It ...   read

 
 
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Rocket League channels BioShock for its next update

Let me pitch you something: Cars playing soccer, but under the sea. Sounds pretty okay, right? That's what Rocket League has in store for its next update. Psyonix leans hard into the BioShock aesthetic for its AquaDome map. That ...   read

 
 
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Review: The Bunker

Growing up in the '80s, nothing scared me more than a nuclear holocaust. When the TV wasn’t creating distractions with a giant talking rat or Saturday morning cartoons, it was reminding us of our mutually assured destruction with Thre...   read

 
 
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Firewatch delayed on Xbox One in Australia due to issues with classification

While Firewatch has recently been released on Xbox One, it looks like Australian users of Microsoft's console platform will have to wait a little longer before being able to play it. Campo Santo, the studio behind the game, have confir...   read

 
 
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Charge into Oriental Empires for 38% off

If you dare the pull the trigger on an Early Access game, at least do it on the cheap. The 4X strategy title Oriental Empires is doing well in the review department (so far all positive) on "launch day." The game is also one of the top sell...   read

 
 
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Jazzpunk is better the second time around

It feels like forever ago when I first encountered Jazzpunk on the PC, and that passage of time made my recent playthrough on PS4 all the sweeter. Yes, the irreverent adventure game is back, and it has jokes. So many, in fact, that many fel...   read

 
 
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Devil Daggers highlights a pretty awesome new Humble Bundle

Devil Daggers is an awesome horde-mode style game that not many people have heard of. Utilizing an aesthetic similar to Quake, the game basically tasks you with staying alive for 10 minutes to achieve a high score. Most people don't last mo...   read

 
 
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Arcade-inspired roguelike TumbleSeed plays as well as it looks

TumbleSeed is an audio-visual treat. I knew that much before giving it a spin. What I didn't expect was how much strategy comes into play in this arcade-inspired permadeath romp about a fragile seed on a journey up a mountain. Fast reflexe...   read

 
 
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Have you ever wanted to kickstart a game that was already out?

Usually shady developers don't make it easy to figure out who they are. Some will create fake accounts to bolster "review" scores and others will upload their games with entirely different studio names. I've yet to hear of a developer put a...   read

 
 
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Review: Dear Esther

As I finished Dear Esther, I felt nothing. There was no sense of revelation or tinge of intrigue. I wasn't sad nor happy nor content. I felt no emotion at all. I wasn't moved in the least, which is ironic given all that walking. This is pro...   read

 
 
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Death Squared keeps puzzle teams on their toes

Most modern puzzle games feature one unique mechanic, introducing it plainly at first but building on it over time. Braid had its time manipulation. Portal had its... portals. Death Squared is a little bit different. If there's one idea tyi...   read

 
 
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Aragami looks rad and Tenchu as hell, out on October 4

I know now to get my hopes up with modern stealth games. A lot of them tend to either screw up the stealth part or don't build a compelling enough world, but Aragami seems to have that latter part covered just looking at it. I mean...l...   read

 
 
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Axiom Verge developer talks about Xbox One port challenges

Tom Happ, the creator of Metroid-like Axiom Verge posted on his blog today that the game had passed certification and will release on the Xbox One on September 30. In the blog post, Happ notes that there's a certain degree of iro...   read

 
 
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The Witness is a very different game when the curiosity is gone

I am something of a Witness scholar. Back in January, I spent weeks pushing myself to my brain's limit in order to learn all of the island's secrets by the time the review embargo lifted. I'm proud to say I accomplished that (and with no gu...   read

 
 
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Review: Event[0]

The mad A.I. is a classic sci-fi trope. WOPR, poised to start a nuclear war because it doesn’t understand the difference between what's real and what’s just a game. H.A.R.D.A.C. replacing the citizens of Gotham and cloning Batma...   read

 
 
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New Edmund McMillen game gets a name

Edmund McMillen's (the man behind Super Meat Boy and The Binding of Issac) new game has finally been given a name. While many expected Time Fcuk 2, it turns out we were all wrong. Tyler Glaiel, one of the programmers of this new game, tweet...   read

 
 
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Farming Simulator 2017 does the impossible and brings mods to PS4

Bethesda disappointed the world last week with its announcement that the PS4 versions of Skyrim and Fallout 4 would not contain mod support. Not only did this give their Xbox One counterparts an edge in terms of competition, but it went bac...   read

 
 
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Review: Tahira: Echoes of the Astral Empire

Two of my favorite games of all time are strategy games: Final Fantasy Tactics and Shining Force II. I have such fond memories of these titles, and others like them, from when I was growing up. I'm always chomping at the bit to sink my...   read

 
 
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Dusk is trying really hard to melt your face off

I'm always really disappointed when folks cite Drew Goddard's Cabin in the Woods as an influence. For me, the best part of that movie was its meta-narrative; it played with structure and convention of a specific genre to ultimately tel...   read

 
 
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Bleed 2 is the best Newgrounds game you never played

For a lot of youngsters (including myself!), Flash-based game sites like Newgrounds or Miniclip were a gateway to the world of video games. These sites were easily accessible from library/Boys & Girls Club desktops or your parents' work...   read

 
 
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