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Koral is a 'love letter to the ocean' in video game form

The time is right for video games that celebrate not just coral reefs, but ocean life in general. That's Koral more or less summed up – it's an upcoming Nintendo Switch and PC game about solving puzzles as a sea current, restoring ree...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Switch copy of Blazing Beaks

Enter our contest for your chance to win a Switch copy of Blazing Beaks! I know I keep saying I'm the resident dog and cat video game correspondent, but I'm also trying to branch out. Specifically, to ducks. Ducks are awesome. They're cute ...

 
 
 
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I'm crossing my fingers for Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

"Be careful on what you put in your mouth, in general. You may be poisoned." These are words to live by from Patrice Désilets, creative director of Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey. The Assassin Creed creator's new third-person adven...

 
 
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Sony reveal new bunny-led metroidvania F.I.S.T. for PS4

As part of their recent wave of PlayStation China Hero Project titles, Sony has revealed a new metroidvania title coming to PS4. F.I.S.T. - which has nothing to do with the 1978 Sylvester Stallone union movie - is actually about a pretty st...

 
 
 
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Ancient shark species named after Namco's Galaga

See that beastie in the picture above? That's a newly-discovered species of shark paleontologists believe existed almost 70 million years ago. The sea creature was discovered after its teeth were found embedded in sedimentary rock, left ove...

 
 
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Someone's making a video game about a skateboarding bird

Skatebird is a video game about a bird who skateboards in a miniature skatepark with grind rails made out of pencils stacked on top of erasers. It's coming "soon-ish" to Steam and it's too cute for words. Glass Bottom Games assures that pl...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Steam copy of Cattails

This contest is one to purr over: Win a Steam copy of Cattails. If you visit this here website a lot, you might have noticed that I have something of a similar setup in my contest posts. I like to start with an intro, give some game info, a...

 
 
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All video game conventions should happen near an aquarium

You don't necessarily flock to a video game convention expecting to see fish, but if someone makes the offhand suggestion to hit up a nearby aquarium and the pitch has time to simmer, before you know it, you're committed to spending $35 per...

 
 
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Contest: Win a free Steam key for Stone

Life sucks sometimes. Kick back and enjoy a free Steam game! Enter our contest for your chance to win Stone: A Hip-Hop Stoner Noir. It doesn't happen very often, but from time to time I get press for a game that perfectly gels with my perso...

 
 
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Someone's making a sugar glider game

When your game's first bullet point is "Become the sugar glider," you have my attention. Away: The Survival Series is an episodic adventure series in which animals have inherited the post-apocalyptic earth. In the first episode, you'll play...

 
 
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Giveaway: Fight for your food in Ninjin: Clash of Carrots

31 years ago a man was born. That man liked bunnies and foxes and ninjas, and as luck would have it, carrots were one of his favorite healthy snacks growing up. Fast forward to today and that man really likes bunnies and foxes and ninjas, a...

 
 
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Spirit of the North looks like a pleasant animal adventure

I've already filed Spirit of the North in my mind as "that chill fox game." The upcoming third-person adventure has players exploring Iceland-inspired scenery as a red fox. You'll solve light environmental puzzles, and that's basically it. ...

 
 
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Giveaway: Win one of 10 copies of BlobCat!

If you're anything like me, you like both blobs and cats. You also like free games because you're extremely cheap, but devilishly handsome. So let's smash all that together and give away 10 copies of BlobCat! The fine felines over at BySamb...

 
 
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Review: Sausage Sports Club

I'm the kind of person whose ears instantly perk up at the sound of a interesting name. After all, your name is one of the first things someone learns about you, so why wouldn't you want the best one? With that in mind, when the deafening t...

 
 
 
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Review: Omensight

Omensight is a game about furry, humanoid, animal things that are all trying to murder each other for various political reasons. The whole spectacle of it is absolutely adorable right up until the moment that it chooses not to be. The story...

 
 
 
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It's time to put Way to the Woods on your radar

Way to the Woods is just the little pick-me-up I needed on a tired Monday morning. It's a game about deer exploring a world seemingly abandoned by humans, and simply put, it's lovely. I particularly like the giant cat's sewer lair. That's ...

 
 
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Review: Puzzle Puppers

Who's a good dog? Who's a good dog? You're a good dog. Yes you are, yes you are. You are such a good dog! Yes you are. You're just the goodest good dog that ever dogged. Yes you are! Yes you are! You may not be a good game but you're certai...

 
 
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Create a handheld aquarium with Abyssrium on Nintendo Switch

Since its launch back in 2016, Idle Idea Factory's aquarium-management game Abyssrium has been downloaded over 25 million times. The simple clicker title allows users to create life in a pocket-sized aquarium filled with hundreds of differe...

 
 
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Root has cute animals and a vicious revolutionary uprising

Asymmetry in board games is a tricky thing. Do it wrong, and asymmetry can lead to imbalance, which can lead to flipped tables and scattered pieces, or at the very least a muttering of "I'll never play that again."  So most games that ...

 
 
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Ace of Seafood brings laser-firing fish to PS4 next week

If we can't get a Tokyo Jungle sequel (or even a re-release on PS4; I'll happily settle for that!) then I'll just have to get my insane animal action in elsewhere. Ace of Seafood, which released for PC last year but is only now coming to Pl...

 
 




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