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GONNER2 is blasting your way in 2020

In any other year, we'd be finished with E3 by now and all the new game announcements. But nothing is that easy in 2020 So instead of wrapping up our coverage of the biggest show in games, we're jumping around from stream to stream finding...

 
 
 
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Music creation tool now available in No Man's Sky

Hello Games has released a new update for its interstellar adventure game No Man's Sky, and this one is particularly unique, bringing the joys of music to the vast loneliness of outer space.Update 2.21, which is available in-game right now,...

 
 
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Dead Cells receives some free DLC today on Switch and PS4

2018's smash hit roguelike Dead Cells is getting some free DLC today. The Rise of the Giant expansion is now available on Switch and PS4 and will be hitting other platforms in short order. The recently announced mobile port will also recei...

 
 
 
 
 
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Meet Merrill Grambell, the first bot to host a PAX panel

Last week at PAX East, I ended up on a panel with the developers of Soda Drinker Pro, one of the producers of Home Movies, and a talented stand-up comedian. The panel was moderated by a Max Headroom-style virtual host named Merrill Gr...

 
 
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Double Fine's Rad welcomes you to the post-post-apocalypse

Bandai Namco invited me by its PAX East booth to get a look at Double Fine's upcoming action rogue-like Rad. The top-down action game has you pummeling mutants for survival in a randomly generated world that has succumbed to not one but two...

 
 
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Celeste devs cancel procedural game Skytorn

Before Celeste was even a thought, the devs over at Matt Makes Games were working on Skytorn. A procedurally generated Metroidvania, the title was sidelined when Celeste began development. After a few posts reassuring that the action game w...

 
 
 
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Giveaway: Empty your clip for a Steam key of Hypergun

Nothing -- NOTHING -- gets me going like neon, synths, and wanton violence. There's something about that combo that's so inherently visceral and primal that as soon as I see those lights and hear that robotic melody go, I start to lose my m...

 
 
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Immortal Redneck is now available on Switch

The procedurally generated, roguelike FPS game Immortal Redneck is now available on Nintendo Switch for $19.99. Being one of only two FPS games currently out on the platform, I'm sure fans of the genre will be eager to eat this up. This is ...

 
 
 
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Sony and Mossmouth reveal Spelunky 2 for PS4 & PC

At the very end for the pre-show for Sony's Paris press conference, a trailer was unveiled for Spelunky 2, the sequel to Mossmouth's highly addictive puzzle-platformer.Though no in-game footage was shown, we got a trailer that seems to show...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Songbringer

Space, science-fiction, and "expanding your mind" have always gone hand-in-hand. Whether it's something as worthy as Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, or as campy as Jane Fonda vehicle Barbarella, many creators like to partner the vast unkno...

 
 
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Put some trust into sci-fi horror Distrust

It's hot in the UK, right now. Damn hot! So even though this is the third wintery game I've played already, right after Kona and The Wild Eight, I'm actually okay with it as long as the illusion keeps me cool. Luckily, Distrust also happens...

 
 
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Review in Progress: DiRT 4

I was a bit of a strange teenager. While most of my peers were busy playing the latest in flashy games, I tended to look for obscure titles and different genres. I remember having a grand old time on the original Xbox playing things like Gu...

 
 
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Starbound is getting custom space stations soon

Starbound is getting a new update that will allow for player created space stations. Using a snap module, players will be able to pick from a selection of different options to craft their very own home away from home. You'll start the proce...

 
 
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Review: Dungeon Souls

I have conquered the first level of Dungeon Souls. Its boulders and explosion-traps were ineffectual; its skeletons and bats (who are also skeletons!) have been reduced to glaringly bright coins and shards of bone. I have activated the last...

 
 
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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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Proc Skater 2016 is a clunky, chaotic take on skateboarding

Skateboarding is my escape from life's chaos. Whenever I feel stressed out, my skateboard is always there as a reliable means of much-needed relief. After countless hours skating, a few hundred major falls, and a handful of broken bones, my...

 
 




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Taxi Chaos"You should probably take a Lyft"

 

Ghosts 'n Goblins Resurrection"Duck, throw, dip, dive, and dodge"

 

Capcom Arcade Stadium"Continue...?"

 

Bravely Default II"Get brave again"

 

Persona 5 Strikers"Beat 'em up, Phantom Thieves"

 

Little Nightmares II"A fitting next step for the horror-adventure series"

 

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury"A modern classic reborn"

 

Destruction AllStars"Worth a week with PlayStation Plus, but not much more"

 

Gal Gun Returns"Young girl, you're out of your mind"

 
 
 

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TheBlondeBass

My #indietoid is going to be A Hat in Time, my favorite 3D platformer of the last couple years! Really charming and fun to play all around, even if the ship DLC needed a bit more time in the

 
Scrustle

Shouting out OneShot for #indietoid A sombre game with an adorable protagonist that breaks the fourth wall and explores the relation between a player and the game in really interesting More recommendations in the

 
clarknovalis

Im keeping an eye on this! #indietoid

 
Slimybear245

Go play Make love not bullets great indie Only issue I had with it is all the sex and love and the like are all top notch but all the graphic detailed sex scenes make the game feel like a hentai #indietoid

 
Robo Panda Z

Just go play Undertale again #indietoid

 
Zer0t0nin

Another one for #indietoid and dont mind it really its just one of the best action games ever One of my all-time

 
Ricky Namara

Last one for #indietoid is another game from Im a simple man: I see giant mecha, I play the

 
Ricky Namara

Next, another obscure gem for #indietoid, this time from China: Bladed Fury

 
Ricky Namara

Got a couple of #indietoid to put First up its a fantastic rhythm game that nobody has ever heard of: El Tango de la

 
lewness

Play Picross Or any of the Picross Sx Actually just play any picross You know what, grab a pen and paper, heres a 15x15 puzzle for you - so first column 1-2-1, second column #indietoid

 
 

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