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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: What Ails You

Despite getting off to a promising start, Season Two of Telltale Games' take on The Dark Knight has stumbled. With only five episodes to Tell said Tale, the story has become overbooked, with too many characters all jostling for screen-time ...

 
 
 
 
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Maniac Mansion shows up on Steam out of nowhere

A genre-defying, point-and-click head-scratcher is back, as the original Maniac Mansion is now available for purchase on Steam.The original LucasArts graphic adventure, which first released in 1987, paved the way for a host of games designe...

 
 
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You can nab Grim Fandango Remastered for free courtesy of GOG

GOG.com is kicking off its winter sale with a bang! From now until December 14 at 6am PST (2pm GMT), you'll be able to book your trip to the land of the dead with a free copy of Grim Fandango Remastered. Being this is on GOG, it will be a c...

 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: Fractured Mask

Bruce Wayne is in a lot of trouble. Having been successful in his plan to ingratiate himself within "The Pact," a merciless group of Gotham rogues, in efforts to ascertain the reasoning behind a recent crimewave, the billionaire has made en...

 
 
 
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Devs do the darndest things: Jacob Janerka

It takes a lot to stand out as an indie developer these days. Even if your game actually makes it to major platforms, there’s no guarantee that you’ll even make any money from it. Despite offering iterations of what es...

 
 
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Blade Runner: When Westwood dreamt of electric sheep

In the wake of Denis Villeneuve's astounding sequel, Blade Runner 2049, people are once again speaking in excited tones about the potential for a new Blade Runner video game experience. I remember back around 2010, when some mysterious art ...

 
 
 
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Five fan projects that should be on your radar

Unfortunately, the customer isn't always right when it comes to video games. Projects get cancelled, games only see a release in certain regions, and obviously brilliant ideas never come to fruition. Luckily for the rest of us, some fa...

 
 
 
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Review: Tokyo Dark

You're looking at a nervous girl. She has a hostage and holds a knife in her hands. There's a gun in yours. You're the only character that isn't in danger, but despite that the situation is as tense as it can get. The main character is neve...

 
 
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Thimbleweed Park is coming to Nintendo Switch next week

I'm glad point-and-click adventures still exist, and I'm glad Ron Gilbert is still making them, especially when they spoof X-Files and feature a chronically cursing clown. It seems like only yesterday Gilbert was giving us a vague clue abou...

 
 
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Telltale Games looking for a 'Nintendo Compliance Specialist'

Telltale Games currently has a job vacancy listed for a Nintendo Compliance Specialist, to work with the acclaimed adventure game developers on some upcoming projects.With Minecraft Story Mode: Season One recently announced for the Nintendo...

 
 
 
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Review: Batman - The Enemy Within: The Enigma

I have always loved playing as The Bat. The Dark Knight lends himself well to video games, despite the fact he has starred in so many terrible ones. Recent years have been kinder to the character, however, as developers have finally nailed ...

 
 
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Review: The Darkside Detective

Twin Peaks Twin Falls has itself a bit of a menacing problem. Portals to an alternative world known as the Darkside have been popping up around town. The normal police force isn’t equipped to handle this issue, leaving only Detec...

 
 
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Review: Bulb Boy

I can't get into most adventure games. Hunting for objects and attempting to use them in puzzles is typically too tedious for me to enjoy, and drawn-out narratives between characters with little to no interaction have literally put me to sl...

 
 
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Thimbleweed Park looks double-dip worthy on Nintendo Switch

The Nintendo Switch is getting a lot of double-dip love as of late and we've got another contender on ours hands. The point-and-click adventure Thimbleweed Park is being ported over as confirmed by co-creator Ron Gilbert, who shared a first...

 
 
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Review: Machinarium (The Definitive Version)

Machinarium is a game I’ve someone managed to play through numerous times. I gave it a shot after it was free on PlayStation Plus and then grabbed it in a Humble Bundle before acquiring the PS4 copy last year. Somehow, it has become m...

 
 
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Review: Old Man's Journey

I wasn’t quite sure what I was getting myself into when I signed up to review Old Man’s Journey. The name made me think I’d be playing something about a man dying and coming to terms with his life or that I’d be livi...

 
 
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Review: Die With Glory

When it was recently reported that Nintendo made more money off Fire Emblem Heroes than it did Super Mario Run, it disappointed me. Not because of how it will possibly affect its future mobile endeavors but because of the message it could s...

 
 
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Review: Full Throttle Remastered

If there's one video game genre I missed out on, it's the point-and-click adventure titles. Hell, my first time with one was when I played Day of the Tentacle Remastered during the beginning of the year, which left me impressed with its Chu...

 
 
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Review: Paradigm

Paradigm is a game that asks the player to contemplate some tough philosophical quandaries. Its story, which revolves around the concept of genetically engineering perfect prodigal children for the wealthy ruling class, forces the play...

 
 




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Rudorlf

So I just watched a recent heart-breaking anime that I could somehow relate to when it comes to its subject It has a few issues, but I enjoyed it Plus, I thought of it having a weird crossover art with another

 
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Here are the patch notes for Doom Switch Playing the game with gyro aiming is

 
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AvtrSpirit

I did it! I beat the true final boss of Hollow Knight! :D Spoilerific screenshots of the fight will be in the

 
chlmera

I picked up the radiant historia remake since Ive always wanted to play it, and Im loving the option to instantly kill regular enemies on the What I wouldnt give for that option in every jrpg Id have played ffvi and CT 10 times over

 
garjian

Finally got round to that Falskaar 1/3 the size of Skyrim? Its mostly empty space, just back and forth ad guy who made it (with the help of how many other modders) is now a senior designer at Bungie, this?

 
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March is my Beck is my favorite music What are your thoughts on me posting a Beck music video each day of March?

 
Michformer

‪Drew another illustration yesterday, one that’s based on Condemned 2’s front cover (one of the best box arts ever I love how the bloody eye contrasts with the forward to celebrating its 10th anniversary next month

 
MetemNight

Ive come to an Monster Hunter now has both a rampaging pickle, and a rampaging I can 100% guarantee that the next invader-style monster is going to be some kind of fish It adds Water is coming

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

Out of the blue my Stepdad just texted me asking if we could start to split the cable/internet Thats about another $80 a month in addition to the $200 I put on the gas, and whatever I end up doing with my I dunno if I can afford

 
 

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