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Parkasaurus is a dang good name for a dinosaur park simulator

With the reveal of Parkasaurus this week, I'm now keeping tabs on two separate dinosaur management sims (the other being Frontier's Jurassic World Evolution). That makes me ridiculously happy. Parkasaurus is all about designing your park to...

 
 
 
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Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is available right now

[UPDATE: Reports are coming in that a rush on downloads and players are causing inevitable server struggles, be forewarned.] Free-to-Play community management game, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has been made available to download for A...

 
 
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Early Access Review: Party Hard Tycoon

In Party Hard, you break up raucous parties by committing mass murder. Party Hard Tycoon is a spin-off taking place in the same world with the same irreverence. Although I never got to see the knife-wielding maniac from the o...

 
 
 
 
 
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Oxygen Not Included Oil update strikes black gold

My current favorite sadism-simulator Oxygen Not Included got an update recently, adding in a significant new biome to the game. Buried deep in the bowels of your mysterious asteroid, the oil biome is filled with sweet, sweet crude oil for y...

 
 
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Jurassic World Evolution showcases first in-game footage

Frontier Developments have released their first in-game look at the upcoming Jurassic World Evolution. The trailer itself doesn't detail much in regards to gameplay or park management, but the dinosaurs and surrounding environment look fair...

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic is sliding onto Steam

While I'm over here waiting for my dear beloved Zoo Tycoon to find its way to Steam, here's an interesting one: RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic, a remaster of the first two games, is coming to the platform tomorrow. It was previously available...

 
 
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Oxygen Not Included update slathers you in germs

Klei's new misery colony simulator Oxygen Not Included just got a significant update, expanding on agriculture and adding in a brand-new germ mechanic. This naturally means more stress-vomiting for the duplicants you try to manage, because ...

 
 
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Anno 1800 will be a nice blast from the past

Fans of the city-building Anno series who prefer the older games to the last few future-set installments will be pleased to know that the next title is Anno 1800. We're headed for the 19th century, baby! Even if you don't care much for Ann...

 
 
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Review: Aven Colony

My people are starving. You'd think, when settling a polar ice cap, Mission HQ would be sure to send you with more food. But nooo, “there is some arable land, you can farm for yourself. Oh, we seem to have dropped you way too far from...

 
 
 
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Early Access Review: Oxygen Not Included

It's a new day and a new colony. My duplicants, dead-eyed and bushy-tailed, eagerly dig out rock with abandon in every direction. Beds are placed, power is created, and research is done. Things are looking up! Wait, why are things looking&h...

 
 
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Burn books and sacrifice villagers in The Shrouded Isle

There's nothing simple about presiding over a struggling community. People get pissed if you don't take care of them. Groups get unruly, threatening rebellion when neglected and ignored. More often than not, it's impossible to make everyone...

 
 
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Frostpunk lets you put kids to work to keep society happy

I've never been too fond of simulator games since I tend to ruin everyone's virtual lives in The Sims, or set out to create death coasters in Roller Coaster Tycoon. God games never quite have enough of an emotional draw to keep me inve...

 
 
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PSA: Chroma Squad is out on PS4 and Xbox One

It's time for us to pose in front of a colorful explosion, as Chroma Squad makes its debut on the PS4 and Xbox One. While there were some casualties with the game's Vita version, this won't stop Behold Studios' tokusatsu (live-action s...

 
 
 
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The delightfully odd Pizza Tycoon is now on GOG.com

I've never heard of Pizza Tycoon (also known as Pizza Connection) before today, and now I'm looking back on my life wondering where it all went wrong. This is a mid-'90s management sim in which you can work with organized crime to furt...

 
 
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RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic for iOS and Android sounds great

The original RollerCoaster Tycoon games from Chris Sawyer remain my favorite in the genre and, to this day, I still get a kick out of messing with park guests in subtle and not-so-subtle ways. Anyone else? Today, Atari has put out a surpris...

 
 
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Planet Coaster has a big free winter update

Winter levels are some of my favorite themed levels in video games. Don't get me wrong, I could go the rest of my life without ever setting foot in snow again, and that'd be a life well lived. But in games? The sights and sounds are whimsi...

 
 
 
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Keep the old gods asleep in village manager The Shrouded Isle

The Shrouded Isle, an upcoming PC game from Moon Hunters creator Kitfox, raises an important question: "Whose blood will feed the old gods?" It's also an appropriate question, given that this is a "cult village manager," a genre I didn't y...

 
 




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Im considering buying Laytons Mystery Journey for the 3DS, even though its reviews are terrible, even though its an overpriced phone game, because Ive played every other Layton

 
 

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