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Review: Manifold Garden

Manifold Garden is what you'd get if you slipped M.C. Escher's Relativity into an art-to-video-game converter. Shifting gravity to walk up walls, leaping off the edge of the world only to fall from the sky and land right back where you star...

 
 
 
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Review: Killer Queen Black

If you're lucky enough to have visited a big-city arcade within the last few years, you may have seen a crowd gathered around a pair of giant flatscreen monitors. If you heard them hollering things like "Over there! Snail!" "Look, look, loo...

 
 
 
 
 
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Manifold Garden is finally done and it's out this week

Nearly seven years later, it's time to lose ourselves in the "Escher-esque" world of Manifold Garden. Designer William Chyr is releasing his recursive puzzle-adventure game on the Epic Games Store and Apple Arcade on October 18, 2019. To t...

 
 
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Clea will come creeping onto Nintendo Switch in 2020

Sekai Games has announced via Twitter that creepy PC title Clea will come tip-toeing its way onto Switch next year, bringing its brand of atmospheric terror and grim storytelling to the Nintendo platform.Released on Steam in July of this ye...

 
 
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Forager is worth playing again with the Combat update

Forager is arguably too easy for its own good, but HopFrog is raising the stakes with the newly-released Combat update on Steam. Along with endgame tasks like an endless enemy-filled realm called The Void and two new gear tiers (Void and Co...

 
 
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Police procedural cRPG Disco Elysium is out today

I've been following the development cycle for No Truce with the Furies Disco Elysium for a few years now. I have a deep love for European-developed AA games. They are seemingly always oozing with original art styles, worlds, and mechanic...

 
 
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Contest: Get to the bottom of The Bradwell Conspiracy

In today's contest, we're spreading rumors with The Bradwell Conspiracy! I'm not a conspiracy theorist at all. That said, I do love hearing them because it's fun getting inside the mind of someone who actually believes aliens killed JFK and...

 
 
 
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Ex-Zodiac is crazy like a Star Fox

It's been a long time since Nintendo was able to make a hit Star Fox game. Star Fox Zero was one of Miyamoto's biggest bombs, though it wasn't the first time the series struggled to appeal to its audience. The last all-...

 
 
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Review: Inmost

Apple Arcade made a big splash day one, and I couldn't be happier. Tasked with killing a microtransaction/gacha-hungry monster it helped create, Apple is trying out the subscription model, and the best part is that every game is a premium r...

 
 
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Review: John Wick Hex

Licensed tie-in games used to be a dime a dozen before the age of mobile gaming. It seemed like every time a gigantic blockbuster film was coming out, there was a publisher releasing a hastily thrown together title to coincide with the film...

 
 
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Review: Indivisible

It's here. It's actually, finally, here. After a seat-of-the-pants crowdfunding campaign, an unfortunate delay, and four tireless years of development, Lab Zero Games, who brought us the incredible 2012 fighter Skullgirls, is ready to relea...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Trine 4: The Nightmare Prince

Once upon a time, the Trine series was heralded as some of the most visually impressive indie games around. Developer Frozenbyte had released the game in 2009 to rave reviews and fan reception in an era when downloadable games were just sta...

 
 
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Review: Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair lays it all out in the title. This is another game that stars Yooka and Laylee, sure -- that much is obvious. But, more crucially, attention should fixate on the Impossible Lair, the endgame challen...

 
 




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