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Review: Spacebase Startopia

Spacebase Startopia is a bit of a weird thing. On the surface, it is definitely some sort of remake/reimagining/remaster of 2001's Startopia. It's even right there in the name. Looking over the marketing however, you'll find a suspicious la...

 
 
 
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Tropico 6 and other Kalypso titles coming to Nintendo Switch

Tongue-in-cheek management title Tropico 6 is coming to Switch. A new partnership deal between franchise publisher Kalypso Media and Koch Games will see El Presidente's latest schemes arrive on the Nintendo platform at some undisclosed poin...

 
 
 
 
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Tropico 6 won't be releasing until late March

March is starting to look like a super busy month for gaming. Tropico 6 was originally scheduled for a January 25, 2019 release date, but will now be shipping on March 29, 2019. The reason for the delay came after a closed beta session last...

 
 
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Shadow Tactics on consoles is a nice surprise

Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun is perhaps the coolest stealth game I'm not currently playing. It's a real-time tactical game set during Japan's Edo period in which you manage a five-person team, figuring out when and where to best mak...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Tropico 5

City and civilization games on consoles are a rare thing. I'm not exactly sure why that is, but my guess would be that traditionally, these games only enjoy their moderate success on PC. Whether it be the limitations of consoles themselves ...

 
 
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Tropico 5 is like crack for your PS4

I'm a sucker for city-building and Civ-like games. Since the very early days of SimCity and SimTower, I've poured countless hours into building my virtual communities and empires. With Tropico 5 now ported over to the PlayStation 4, that si...

 
 
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Dungeons II takes a humorous approach to being the bad guy

Being the bad guy has its perks. With an entire force of orcs, goblins, and other nasty creatures at your bidding, more gold you can count, and a near infinite supply of dark magic at your disposal -- it seems like you've got things pretty ...

 
 
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Crookz brings 1970s style and swagger to heist gameplay

What happened to the style and cleverness that came from heist thrillers? I remember watching films like Ocean's Eleven and Thief, that had little to no action or shooting. But now, these high-pressure and tense moments just seem like over ...

 
 
 
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Tropico 5 can't be released in Thailand, deemed inappropriate

The last two installments of the humorous Tropico simulation series made it to Thailand but this year's game, Tropico 5, will not see release in the country -- it's been banned. Following a coup in May, Thailand's government is currently un...

 
 
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Destroy cities and friendships in Tropico 5's multiplayer

One of the bigger selling points of Tropico 5 is its multiplayer and while I'm sure your imaginations are perfectly capable of visualizing what that might look like, here's a trailer all the same. There's support for up to four players in ...

 
 
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Tropico 5 hits PC in May with other versions to follow

Kalypso Media has nailed down a May 23, 2014 release date for the PC launch of its latest city-builder, Tropico 5, and launched a new website. Go on, El Presidente. Take a look. Next up, it's the Mac and Xbox 360 versions which are set to a...

 
 
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Tropico 5 is also coming to PlayStation 4 this year

Joining the previously-announced Windows, Mac, Linux, and Xbox 360 releases of Haemimont Studios' Tropico 5 is a PlayStation 4 version of the simulation game. Kalypso still won't give us a release date, but the publisher did say the PS4 por...

 
 
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Tropico 5 is aiming for world domination in 2014

Kalypso Media has just announced the existence of Tropico 5, a follow-up to the insanely successful simulation series. Penultimo the Presidente will return, as he embarks upon yet another authoritarian term on the island of Tropico. The se...

 
 
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DARK trailer showcases confusion and blood drinkies

Here's a new trailer for DARK, a vampiric stealth game that you may or may not have heard about. Protagonist Eric Bane can sneak about and use his magic powers to confuse or brutalize his enemies. You can see him doing just that in a new t...

 
 
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GDC trailer for vampire stealth game Dark has a dull bite

Talk about getting on the vampire hype train too late. I forgot Dark even existed, but it's coming out this summer. I think this trailer has enough oomph to keep the game in my mind for at least the duration of this post (hopefully), but ot...

 
 
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Omerta: City of Gangsters 360 demo now live

If you're curious about Omerta: City of Gangsters on the Xbox 360, a demo is now live. The game itself is basically a bare-bones simulation similar to the Tropico series mixed with portions of gameplay similar to XCOM. There's also an updat...

 
 
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Mix Deus Ex, Hitman with vampires and you get Dark

We may not get a sequel to cult-classic Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines, but upcoming PC/Xbox 360 title Dark may fill that niche. Dark is a third-person stealth-action game in which the player takes on the role of Eric Bane, a n...

 
 
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Be your own Don in Omerta - City of Gangsters

Organised crime sim Omerta - City of Gangsters is giving you the chance to be the Don of Atlantic City, complete with your own crew of gangsters and on-the-nose nicknames. I like the look of this character creator, specifically the option ...

 
 




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Rain on Your Parade"Suck it, Streisand!"

 

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut"A spoiler-free look at the beloved RPG's new content"

 

Spacebase Startopia"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."

 

Fantasian (Part 1)"Diorama-rama"

 

Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-"It's no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then"

 

Oddworld: Soulstorm"Hello, again"

 

Outriders"Raynor's Raiders, roll out"

 

Evil Genius 2: World Domination"Supervillain seizes East Coast"

 

Balan Wonderworld"More costume changes than a Lady Gaga concert"

 

Genesis Noir"Love and loss at the edge of the universe"

 
 
 

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Slimybear245

Not usualy a FPS guy but this game seems like it could be pretty neat if they polish it up a bit more for the release add VR maybe and add some melee

 
medicamecanica

They had a stream for Saga Frontiers release on Switch and apparently confirmed a new game is in the works, along with remasters of frontier 2, Romancing Saga 1, and unlimited Theyre really pushing this series and I hope the new games a

 
mullon

Why the Hell isnt Resident Evil Origins Collection available for Switch digitally? It is for other

 
NeoTurbo

Well, now I feel unwell in a DIFFERENT Im going to go get a covid test just in

 
EdgyDude

So Konami just announced this Getsu Fuma Den: Undying Moon game and while I like the concept (a Metroidvania in the Nioh setting with Okamis aesthetics) the only thing I can think is how they plan to botch Your thoughts Dtoid?

 
Gajknight

I am now the proud owner of a PS1 slim with a copy of Harry Potter and the Philosophers I actually am more excited then when I bought my Goddamn I loved that game!

 
TheBlondeBass

you guys asked for New doodle request in the (Bump in case you missed it!)

 
Seymour

Posted a new track (in the comments) for my Original Game Soundtrack At least 90% done (with the whole album)! Feedback greatly

 
Seymour

Found a(nother) game featuring Ellen McClain back doing her GLaDOS Instant interest!

 
Whispering Willow

Not the hottest new gear, but finally got Balthiers rings from Orbonne Monastery in No rings actually drop in Alliance raids, though, so these are technically

 
 

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