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Office chair battle royale game Last Man Sitting looks dope

Kevin Suckert makes goofy games about ridiculous things. His latest creation that he’s working on, Last Man Sitting, is a battle royale-type where everyone is placed in office chairs. From what I can gather, as the name implies, ...

 
 
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VVVVVV lands on Nintendo Switch with local co-op

I've strategically fallen my way through Terry Cavanagh's darling platformer VVVVVV countless times before, but what's one more gravity-shifting romp? The game is out today on Nintendo Switch and this version sports a two-player cooperative...

 
 
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Type stuff, see stuff in Terry Cavanagh's new game

Show, don't tell is the easiest way to convey what Constellation is about. Found at the perfectly appropriate JustTypeStuff.com, this free browser-based game-like thing has you typing words to make objects appear. It's a neat little ex...

 
 
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Worms WMD will be carpet bombing on the Switch next week

Team 17 took to Twitter today to announce that the Switch port of Worms W.M.D. will be hitting the hybrid console on November 23. It will run you £19.99 / 29,99€ / $29.99 and will occupy around 4.6 gbs on the Switch (or less than...

 
 
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Persona 4 Arena is now backward compatible on Xbox One

Fans of Arc System Works' Persona 4 Arena now have a reason to ditch their Xbox 360's. The game is finally backward compatible on the Xbox One, along with a bunch of random games that have nothing to do with fighting. For some odd reason, t...

 
 
 
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The latest Humble Bundle has 27 games

Humble Bundle has assembled another one of those big, all-for-charity bundles much like the Freedom Bundle earlier this year. This time, it's the Humble Care Package Bundle, a collection of 27 games being sold for $30 in support of charitie...

 
 
 
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Hollow Knight's Switch port pushed back to 2018

Speaking on their blog, indie studio Team Cherry have reluctantly announced that the Switch port for critically-acclaimed platform adventure, Hollow Knight, will not meet its intended 2017 release date.Being honest, the studio simply stated...

 
 
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Sleep Tight may be the next indie darling on Switch

It’s a thought we’ve all had at least once in our lives. When the lights go out, our bedrooms transform from the sanctuary of play and imagination into a frightening, pitch-black void where anything and everything is coming to g...

 
 
 
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Dead Cells' Brutal Update adds tons of new content

Dead Cells took me by surprise. The self-proclaimed 'RogueVania' takes inspiration from a handful of other games and mixes them into a challenging, rewarding mix. Though it's still in Early Access, Motion Twin's procedural platformer is a p...

 
 
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Warface is jumping on the battle royale craze

Remember Warface? When Crytek launched the game a few years ago in the Russian market, I remember the company saying they were done with triple-A development and that free-to-play was the future. I'm not sure if that still rings true for th...

 
 
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Three games that ditch standard controllers

Last week, I went to the PLAY creative gaming festival, which takes place every year in Hamburg, Germany. PLAY17 was both entertaining and educational, with something for people of all ages, including workshops, talks and even a game-t...

 
 
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SIMULACRA brings horror to the lost phone genre

During a rare quiet moment with family friends on a busy train ride, I dial 911 and wait. A beat passes; no response. I swipe back to Anna’s dating profile to find the perfect profile picture in her image gallery. Hopefully, she doesn...

 
 
 
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Prototype Mansion is a grainy, goofy nod to Resident Evil

Prototype Mansion presents itself as a bargain-bin disc. Its box art isn't art at all, really, it's just more a callback to the kinds of games you'd find at a thrift store or yard sale; a plain plastic CD case, conspicuously missing any fro...

 
 
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Battle Chef Brigade cooking up on Switch and PC November 20

I've been looking forward to Trinket Studios' Battle Chef Brigade ever since it was announced. I love the idea of a game along the lines of the Toriko manga where you just fight a bunch of things in order to build ingredients to cook ...

 
 
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IO Interactive confirms a new Hitman game is in the works

Today marked the release of Hitman Game of the Year Edition, which included season one of the critically acclaimed assassin game along with some new content. To commemorate the occasion, developer IO Interactive posted a blog post on their ...

 
 
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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds hits 20 million sales

Apparently PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds isn't rocking a solid second place behind Epic Games' Fortnite. Bredan Greene (PlayerUnknown himself) announced on Twitter that the game has just surpassed 20 million sales. He also took the chance t...

 
 
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PlayStation VR puzzler SuperHyperCube is now on Vive

Kokoromi's virtual-reality puzzler SuperHyperCube sheds its PlayStation VR exclusivity today. The game is out now on Steam for $15 with support for HTC Vive, and there are some walls that need increasingly-wonky-shaped blocks put through th...

 
 
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Nuclear Throne's final major update has landed

It's been quiet on the Nuclear Throne front for quite a while now, with the last big update releasing back in February 2016. Developer Vlambeer broke that silence this week with a new update; the final update. You'll find the patch notes be...

 
 
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Moonlighter makes working retail seem fun

I spent eleven years in retail. During that time, I worked at a major electronics store and a small independent skate shop. Though the companies couldn't have been more different, the overall experience was the same. Retail sucks. Virtually...

 
 
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VA-11 HALL-A is out for PlayStation Vita next week

The cyberpunk bartender visual novel VA-11 HALL-A is slated for PlayStation Vita on November 14, 2017. It'll be a $15 digital release with PlayStation TV support, and there's also a physical edition on the way from Limited Run Games that's ...

 
 




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Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask"Episode 3 wildly tangled in its own cat's cradle"

 

School Girl/Zombie Hunter"A real class act"

 

Star Wars Battlefront II"You must learn control"

 

Monster of the Deep: Final Fantasy XV"Dad, dad, do the perfect cast!"

 

Destiny 2 (PC)"Identity Crisis"

 

Sphinx and the Cursed Mummy"A dated but fun PS2 classic"

 

Hearthstone: Innkeeper's Tavern Cookbook"Adventures in cooking, part two"

 

.hack//G.U. Last Recode"A whole new World"

 

Skyrim (Switch)"Zeldaborn"

 
 
 

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MetemNight

Grim Dawn or Path of Exile? I only really have time for Votes?

 
Dango

Its probably no surprise by now, but Ive really gotten into Hitman lately despite only having the first two I think Giant Bombs (amazing) videos on it helped me approach it the right #HelmutFuckingKruger

 
Marcel Hoang

Watch Your Name they It’s a body swapping love story they

 
Dennis Carden

You know what makes me happy? Finding a shiny Chansey in the Thats

 
Rudorlf

Are the post-SNES consoles worth getting over the Switch today in retrospective? Because even if I want to look into their past games, theres always the concern about their prices and firmware (Not to mention the prices of legal games

 
Electric Reaper

I fucking swear, Norton 360 can be so incredibly It constantly deletes the same file I want it to ignore, files that come up clean from other virus That heuristic scanner is a

 
lokhe

Whats this? A PC port that allows you to change button prompts to DS4 instead of X1 pad? Holy

 
Zero Star

Looking to upgrade my keyboard, maybe should buy this one to go with Battefront 2?

 
JcDent

Doom mods are becoming too real

 
 

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