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Cyan is re-releasing the Myst series this year

Cyan has something special planned for the 25th anniversary of its iconic adventure series Myst. The developer says that while acquiring rights isn't always feasible (especially for an independent studio), it has "managed to finally talk to...


Review: Q.U.B.E. 2

Puzzle games live or die by their progression within the game and the puzzles themselves. If there is no satisfaction or great eureka moments from solving a difficult puzzle in the game you're playing, then chances are, you'll probably be t...


Myst studio Cyan's latest adventure is Firmament

Cyan could continue making puzzle-rich worlds indefinitely and you wouldn't hear any complaints from me. The maker of Myst and Obduction has unveiled its next project, Firmament. The teaser focuses on a frigid mountainous landscape, but th...


It sure is nice to see Puyo Puyo Tetris on Steam

Puyo Puyo Tetris is a gem of a game, one I wasn't sure we would see make it over to PC. But it has! It's out today on Steam for $20, and early impressions of the port sound mostly positive. "The best version of Tetris on PC hands down, and ...


Review: Moss

For a few all-too-brief hours, I felt like I had a precious little pet mouse. That's the magic of Moss. The PlayStation VR action-adventure game cleverly imagines you as a towering "reader," a sort of benevolent apparition that protects a y...


HAL Laboratory's first mobile game is out today

It's fun to see companies like Game Freak (Pokémon) and HAL Laboratory (Kirby) branch out with original smaller-scale games every now and then. Part Time UFO is exactly that -- it's an object-stacking action puzzler in which a sentie...


Review: Pinstripe

Some things are worth fighting for. Some things are worth walking through hell for. And whatever you hold dear is all the more precious when you've lost everything else. Ted has lost everything else. His wife is gone. He's a "disgraced mini...


The Switch port of Rime is in a much better place now

As promised, Grey Box has revisited the less-than-stellar Nintendo Switch version of Rime. Today's update offers significant improvements for last year's puzzle-adventure title, from crisper visuals and better textures to a larger draw dist...


Q.U.B.E. 2 is shaping up to be a great sequel

The original Q.U.B.E.'s narrative can be summed up as basically being stranded on board an alien ship with a crash course set for Earth. It was up to as the player to stop it, by solving the various puzzle challenges of the “Q.U.B.E.&...


Tomorrow Corporation's latest puzzler is 7 Billion Humans

In 7 Billion Humans, the new programming puzzle game from Tomorrow Corporation, machines have given jobs back to humans. Every last one of us. All in a single office building "visible from space." The minds behind World of Goo, Little Infer...


Co-op platformer Super Chariot coming to Switch

Chariot is a platforming adventure game with local co-op and you know what that means: it's destined for Nintendo Switch eventually. As it turns out, the title is coming to Switch this year as Super Chariot. I feel like more enhanced-for-S...


Review: Mom Hid My Game!

She hides the game because she loves you. She wants you to grow up to become a lawyer or doctor, certainly not someone who plays video games. Mom Hid My Game! isn't simply a game, it's a life lesson we should all take into consideration whi...


Review: Embers of Mirrim

Embers of Mirrim is all about a griffin-like creature that can split into two halves, light and dark. It's a fitting metaphor for the gameplay found within: though it has one central mechanic, it explores that idea in a lot of different way...


Review: Bridge Constructor Portal

Bridge Constructor Portal is a mashup I didn't know I wanted. Whether it's a sign of more to come or merely an out-of-the-blue one-off, I'm surprised this game exists -- and also how much I like it. It borrows the ingenious puzzle mechanics...


Review: Gorogoa

I didn’t hear about Gorogoa until I read an article about its creator, Jason Roberts, and his seven-year journey developing this game. It intrigued me, as did the art in the screenshots, and I felt I owed it to him in some way to play...


Fez is still being ported and now it's on iOS

The perspective-shifting platformer Fez is making the rounds once more with another port. The latest version, Fez Pocket Edition, released earlier today on iPhone and iPad for $4.99. This port was handled by BlitWorks, the company who helpe...


Review: Battle Chef Brigade

Battle Chef Brigade is a delightful concoction. It's one part side-scrolling brawler, complemented by a series of match-three puzzles in the form of a cooking competition. With a dash of light RPG progression and beautiful, hand-drawn visua...


Puzzle Fighter is out this week for iOS and Android

Capcom is bringing Puzzle Fighter back this week in big-headed built-for-mobile form. The free-to-play iOS and Android title has been out in select regions like Canada and Australia since late September, but the game will soon be available ...


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Ghost of a Tale"Really, not tail?"


Sea of Thieves"Que sera, sera"


Isle of Dogs"It's Wes Anderson"


Pacific Rim: Uprising"You Can (Not) Advance"


Game Over, Man!"Let's hope there are no extra lives"


Detective Pikachu"A bolt of brilliance?"


Pato Box"Featherweight Champ"


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Czar Kazem

Turned on my TV and Birdman was still in my Blu-ray player from when I watched it on Sunday so I just decided to watch Birdman I fuckin love

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And here is todays minis, ive been in a doom mood (lol) today and have just been playing through the ultimate doom with the rest of the series to More pics in

Spiders For Sale

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Handicraft Charm or Attack I do like blue

King Kaiser

Consciousness presupposes itself, and asking about its origin is an idle and just as sophistical a question as that old one, What came first, the fruit-tree or the stone? #CatGirlFriday

Keiichi Morisato

i just had to share i am so excited to have these two lovely things in my


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Dante Kinkade

I got it on the first day it came out, but after seeing the UK and such version I sure am jealous of the Ni No Kuni II collectors edition, one of the prettiest vinyls ever made, the music box and all the other cool


Just scored what could be best described as a 3 for 1 deal with FlOw, Flower and Journey for roughly half-off each, with a bit more spending cash than I anticipated to boot!

Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I just found out my 5 1/2 hour shift became an 8 1/2 hour Doesnt sound like much to most, but thats a TON of standing/walking! At least itll make up for the hours I missed during Wednesdays



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