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Social media nostalgia trip Emily is Away <3 is out today

The Emily is Away series has been two-for-two for both resurfacing fond memories of long-gone messenger days and also tugging directly on my heartstrings. Today, the third game arrives on Steam and Itch to, presumably, attempt the same. Emi...

 
 
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Game development is hard

[Manasteel88 is here to tell you about their recent excursions into game development, and it looks like they brought their kid along for the ride too! In fact, they've even been kind enough to share some links to the cool stuff that both th...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Support 'Can Do MS' by buying Super Rad Raygun this month

TRU FUN Entertainment is partnering up with Can Do MS to raise money for charity. Throughout September, all sales of Super Rad Raygun on itch.io will see proceeds go towards Can Do MS. Founded in 1984, the foundation funds research for cure...

 
 
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Review: A Short Hike

A Short Hike is a relaxed game about an adorable bird, going on a walk through the countryside, with the hopes of finding cell phone reception. It originally released as a part of the Humble Monthly program back in April, but it’s now...

 
 
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Indie games in cars getting emotional

Do you ever want to play games where you're just....driving? Soaking in the environment, having conversations, and listening to whatever pops on the radio? Well, I've got three games lined up based on that premise on this week's episode of ...

 
 
 
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Undertale artist releases free game Escaped Chasm

Toby Fox and Undertale are so synonymous with each other that many forget there were other people involved with the game. The lead artist for Undertale, Temmie Chang, was instrumental in bringing Toby's vision to life, adding a dash of char...

 
 
 
 
 
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Roguelike Caves of Qud comes to GOG and itch.io

I've been following along with Caves of Qud's development lifespan ever since my college friend loved it so much that he gifted me an Early Access copy and insisted that I play it. What I found was a science-fiction roguelike RPG that had s...

 
 
 
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Boss Golf has all the charm of the '90s 'Tycoon' games

"Tycoon" style games used to be all the rage in the late ‘90s. After Rollercoaster Tycoon proved the formula was popular, various knock-offs flooded the casual PC market and made it incredibly easy to pick up a tycoon game for your pr...

 
 
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Paratopic is an enigmatic, haunting little game

Paratopic sticks with you. It's the kind of game that lingers, haunting the dark corners of your mind after its credits roll. There's something off about it in a delightful way; the atmospheric fever dream of low-poly horror imagery sh...

 
 
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Helltown is a special mix of low-poly horror

If you've been paying attention to the games I write about here, then you've probably noticed that I gravitate towards low-poly games with weird art. If it looks like it was created twenty years ago, I'm in. I love that chunky stuff; I can'...

 
 
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Bosses roam from room to room in this twin-stick shooter

Renegade Sector Games has a knack for playing with perspective. The indie developer's previous offering, Cold Vengeance, was a 3D shoot 'em up that riffed on the genre standards with low camera angles and branching paths. For its follow-up...

 
 
 
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A mellow game about befriending monsters

Being the new person in town is tough. Moving away from family and friends means starting fresh. Breaking into social circles and putting yourself out there is no small task, especially when your new neighbors are monsters. At least that's ...

 
 
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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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A good game about petting Good Dogs

Pet the Pup at the Party is an excellent little game about, well, petting dogs and avoiding awkward social interactions. It's one the silliest and most relatable games I've played all year.  Here is a breakdown of what you do in Pet th...

 
 
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Explore spooky small towns in Silent Crossing

The phrase "ghost town" conjures up specific imagery. Abandoned homes and forgotten storefronts are the visible remnants of lives upended. Perhaps the ghost town's residents left because of some natural disaster or economic downturn. Maybe ...

 
 




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New Pokemon Snap"Look at this photograph"

 

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Returnal"Housemarque is back"

 

Shadow Man Remastered"The Dark Souls of 1999"

 

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GoofierBrute

Did you guys ever hear about the hitman who was paid a million dollars to beat a cow to death with a porcelain figure? Police called it the Case of the Knick Knack Patty #Joketoid

 
indigit4l

Bought Sniper Ghost Warrior: Contracts on a whim and I stayed up last night playing it and its really Its basically Metal Gear action and stealth in a Very addicting, glad its not just another open world The sequel looks great

 
Electric Reaper

Sudden Strike 4 not having the ability to summon/build more units is a terrible An RTS where you cant train units as you wish is like a PC FPS without What the hell where the devs thinking?

 
Mamekuma

I almost couldnt handle the intimate gore of Invincible after the first episode (I was also sick when I watched it), but Im glad I pushed through--this show is I really gotta read the comics now! Also blue/yellow is one of my favorite combos

 
Slimybear245

Time to soon use my 2DS for the first time in years, got Professor Layton Miracle Mask today, lost my 3DS charger so had to get a new one to play it although the charger was only Cant think of much remaining 3DS games I haveintrest in althoughnotus

 
Inquisitive Raven

Two new My Nintendo rewards: A clear zipper case from New Pokemon Snap, and Platinum/Gold coin pins!

 
PhilKenSebben

Tater, youre damn good people, and I have mad love for Happy birthday man, may it be a great one!

 
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