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Axiom Verge developer muses on how a 3DS port would be possible

Being so embedded in games on a daily basis, I enjoy getting to chat with developers about the creation process. And there's no better way to do that than with indie teams, who are fairly open about their trade secrets -- Vlambeer is a big ...   read

 
 
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VISUAL NOVELS

Spice & Wolf creator's World End Economica announced for PS4, Vita

World End Economica, the visual novel trilogy from Spice & Wolf writer Isuna Hasekura, is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in 2017, the localization team at Sekai Project just announced. While Sekai Project and developer Spi...   read

 
 
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Witnessing your friends die over social media, now in game form

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes, we're happy to welco...   read

 
 
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The giant, hellish bosses of Death's Gambit

Remember Death's Gambit? I didn't, but apparently I posted its reveal trailer early last year. Now we are getting a peek at some of the massive bosses we'll have to kill as Death's agent. Boss fights look a bit Dark Souls-like as they seem...   read

 
 
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Review: Inside

Normally, it'd feel disingenuous to directly compare games during a review; this is a unique case where I think it may be impossible not to. Inside is developer Playdead's follow-up to the critically acclaimed Limbo, and it's a better ...   read

 
 
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A guide to finding all of Inside's hidden secrets and Achievements

Don't watch these videos before you play Inside. Okay? It's too good of a game to be constantly checking a guide and wondering when the next collectible will show up. That's a quick way to ruin the mood. But, after you've finished it, chanc...   read

 
 
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Unsettling rhythm game Thumper hits PC, PS4 this October

With Rez Infinite and now Thumper releasing on October 13, 2016, we'll be able to go to rhythm heaven and rhythm hell on the same day. The latter game (PS4, PlayStation VR, PC) sends you, playing as a so-called "space beetle," hurtling dow...   read

 
 
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Activision

Activision slams indie dev with DMCA takedown, fight ensues

Steam has been in an uproar this week over a game called The Orion Project, which was issued a DMCA claim from Activision. Trek Industry developer David Prassel alleges that the publisher had no right to do so, and that his game was re...   read

 
 
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I might just have to dig out my Kinect for FRU

I can never seem to remember its name, but I certainly recognize that gameplay. FRU is a Kinect-powered puzzle-platformer in which you control a little character with a gamepad and also move around in real life to affect the game world wit...   read

 
 
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Review: Drawful 2

Jackbox Games sure has this whole party game thing figured out. While I may have some friends who would balk at a night of video games (heathens) or suffer flashbacks of Chinese checkers with Grandma when invited over for board games, Jackb...   read

 
 
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Here's an extended look at the beginning of Inside

Inside, Playdead's follow-up to 2010's Limbo, releases on Xbox One today and on PC next week. I quite liked it, as you could tell if you bothered to read a bunch of words in our official review. If you aren't sure what Inside is,...   read

 
 
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Painter more like Pinto!
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Local Ford dealer steals Firewatch art to sell freedom (and cars)

Because I have blessedly been without cable for many years now (and still drive a dinged, 11-year-old beater), I have somewhat forgotten about the stain on humanity that is the car dealership. Local dealers tend to have the annoying, freque...   read

 
 
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Review: Ellipsis

Ellipsis is simple enough in concept. Touch the screen, drag to capture the little stars, avoid the bad stuff, make it to the exit. It's the kind of thing seasoned players might not look twice at, since it's so clear what it is from the get...   read

 
 
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I still can't believe I'm in a game with Willis from Diff'rent Strokes

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

 
 
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Review: Heart & Slash

Over the years, I've backed very few Kickstarter projects. I'm cognizant of the risks involved, and for that reason, I'd rather not take a chance on anything from studios without a proven track record. But I have made a few exceptions ...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - The Count Lucanor (Steam)

Steam sale? Naw, let's give something away. On deck today is a lovely little gem called: The Count Lucanor. What's it about? Let's go to the blurb from the official site:   read

 
 
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Monochroma

Monochroma makes good on one additional platform today

Following its PC release more than two years ago, 1950s dystopian puzzle platformer Monochroma makes its way to Xbox One today. The game was originally Kickstarted with promised appearances on Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Wii U, and Ouya. Plans...   read

 
 
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G2A

(Updated) tinyBuild speaks out against key reseller G2A

[Update 2: tinyBuild has responded to G2A's response. Referring to the quotes used for the previous update, Alex Nichiporchik told us his team has yet to hear back directly from G2A. "If they provide the tools to combat this -- specifi...   read

 
 
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2064: Read Only Memories
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Meet the people of Neo San Francisco in 2064: Read Only Memories

Games like Snatcher and Gabriel Knight were a little bit before my time, but they're pretty intriguing nonetheless. The fine folks at MidBoss do seem to remember those times, though, and 2064: Read Only Memories looks to recall th...   read

 
 
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VA-11 HALL-A

Review: VA-11 HALL-A

I’ve always been fascinated by the people on the ground; the jokers working 9-to-5 whose daily lives are often impacted by the Grand Struggles of a protagonist most of them will never meet. Don’t misunderstand, stories told in b...   read

 
 
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Go on, download Limbo for free on Steam

Playdead is drumming up interest in its new game, Inside, by setting its first title free for a limited time on Steam. Throughout today and tomorrow, you can download Limbo (Windows, Mac, Linux) and keep it for good -- no selling trading ca...   read

 
 
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New image and teaser info for Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location

The official website for Scott Cawthon, creator of the Five Nights at Freddy's series, has updated again. This time with a new creepy image and some tantalizing clues about the upcoming Sister Location sequel. The new background features wh...   read

 
 
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Allison Road

Allison Road developer's cancellation statement doesn't really explain anything

For those of you who aren't aware of the Allison Road saga, I'll explain it briefly. Once upon a time, there was a game (demo, really) called P.T. It was canceled by Konami presumably out of spite for Kojima, and it, and it's follow-up...   read

 
 
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A special E3 live stream with the creators of Cat Girl Without Salad

[ Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on a special 9:30pm EST Sup Holmes,...   read

 
 
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Review: Forced Showdown

Forced Showdown is a game that combines card collecting, deck building, enemy killing, and hero abilities all into one neat package. The problem with throwing so many ingredients together is that there are so many cliches associated wi...   read

 
 
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