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Wake the machine and bring water to the desert in Golem

Most people who are interested in Golem probably won't be familiar with its developer. Golem is made by Longbow Games, a Canadian studio that has spent nearly 20 years making historic-set strategy titles. This isn't like those. B...

 
 
 
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Cyan is re-releasing the Myst series this year

Cyan has something special planned for the 25th anniversary of its iconic adventure series Myst. The developer says that while acquiring rights isn't always feasible (especially for an independent studio), it has "managed to finally talk to...

 
 
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Review: Q.U.B.E. 2

Puzzle games live or die by their progression within the game and the puzzles themselves. If there is no satisfaction or great eureka moments from solving a difficult puzzle in the game you're playing, then chances are, you'll probably be t...

 
 
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Myst studio Cyan's latest adventure is Firmament

Cyan could continue making puzzle-rich worlds indefinitely and you wouldn't hear any complaints from me. The maker of Myst and Obduction has unveiled its next project, Firmament. The teaser focuses on a frigid mountainous landscape, but th...

 
 
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It sure is nice to see Puyo Puyo Tetris on Steam

Puyo Puyo Tetris is a gem of a game, one I wasn't sure we would see make it over to PC. But it has! It's out today on Steam for $20, and early impressions of the port sound mostly positive. "The best version of Tetris on PC hands down, and ...

 
 
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Review: Moss

For a few all-too-brief hours, I felt like I had a precious little pet mouse. That's the magic of Moss. The PlayStation VR action-adventure game cleverly imagines you as a towering "reader," a sort of benevolent apparition that protects a y...

 
 
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HAL Laboratory's first mobile game is out today

It's fun to see companies like Game Freak (Pokémon) and HAL Laboratory (Kirby) branch out with original smaller-scale games every now and then. Part Time UFO is exactly that -- it's an object-stacking action puzzler in which a sentie...

 
 
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Review: Pinstripe

Some things are worth fighting for. Some things are worth walking through hell for. And whatever you hold dear is all the more precious when you've lost everything else. Ted has lost everything else. His wife is gone. He's a "disgraced mini...

 
 
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The Switch port of Rime is in a much better place now

As promised, Grey Box has revisited the less-than-stellar Nintendo Switch version of Rime. Today's update offers significant improvements for last year's puzzle-adventure title, from crisper visuals and better textures to a larger draw dist...

 
 
 
 
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Q.U.B.E. 2 is shaping up to be a great sequel

The original Q.U.B.E.'s narrative can be summed up as basically being stranded on board an alien ship with a crash course set for Earth. It was up to as the player to stop it, by solving the various puzzle challenges of the “Q.U.B.E.&...

 
 
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Tomorrow Corporation's latest puzzler is 7 Billion Humans

In 7 Billion Humans, the new programming puzzle game from Tomorrow Corporation, machines have given jobs back to humans. Every last one of us. All in a single office building "visible from space." The minds behind World of Goo, Little Infer...

 
 
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Co-op platformer Super Chariot coming to Switch

Chariot is a platforming adventure game with local co-op and you know what that means: it's destined for Nintendo Switch eventually. As it turns out, the title is coming to Switch this year as Super Chariot. I feel like more enhanced-for-S...

 
 
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Review: Mom Hid My Game!

She hides the game because she loves you. She wants you to grow up to become a lawyer or doctor, certainly not someone who plays video games. Mom Hid My Game! isn't simply a game, it's a life lesson we should all take into consideration whi...

 
 
 
 
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Review: Embers of Mirrim

Embers of Mirrim is all about a griffin-like creature that can split into two halves, light and dark. It's a fitting metaphor for the gameplay found within: though it has one central mechanic, it explores that idea in a lot of different way...

 
 
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Review: Bridge Constructor Portal

Bridge Constructor Portal is a mashup I didn't know I wanted. Whether it's a sign of more to come or merely an out-of-the-blue one-off, I'm surprised this game exists -- and also how much I like it. It borrows the ingenious puzzle mechanics...

 
 
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Review: Gorogoa

I didn’t hear about Gorogoa until I read an article about its creator, Jason Roberts, and his seven-year journey developing this game. It intrigued me, as did the art in the screenshots, and I felt I owed it to him in some way to play...

 
 
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Fez is still being ported and now it's on iOS

The perspective-shifting platformer Fez is making the rounds once more with another port. The latest version, Fez Pocket Edition, released earlier today on iPhone and iPad for $4.99. This port was handled by BlitWorks, the company who helpe...

 
 
 




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Ghost Stories"Booooooo (the disapproving kind, not the scary kind)"

 

God of War (PS4)"Atreus is my son"

 

Blumhouse's Truth or Dare"Truth: this movie sucks"

 

Rampage"Needs more rampaging"

 

Super Daryl Deluxe"This is a weird one"

 

Metropolis: Lux Obscura"Punks, Dames and Match 3 Games"

 

Gal Gun 2"Love glue-gunning"

 

Extinction"Attack on the titan, Shrek"

 
 
 

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Sfero

Just finished Cuphead with my Took us I dont know how many months since our near-day one purchase, but at last we made it :)

 
absolutfreak

Bloodborne is now finished! Gehrman and the Moon Presence have been I only got four and a half hours of sleep and Im exhausted now, but it was worth it!

 
Barry Kelly

The gambling regulator called on providers of video games with loot boxes to make sure that their offering complies with Dutch it would be taking enforcement action against all violators of the gaming law from June 20, 2018

 
Fuzunga

Speaking of vinyl soundtracks, Im super pissed I missed The Witcher 3 last Why the hell was that a limited release!? I wanted Deus Ex Human Revolution too, but I think that was only a first

 
TheZeroOne

The Metal Gear Survive Konami shouldve given

 
Electric Reaper

Whoever designed the weekly class schedule of my current English class is a fucking They have high point value assignments due early or middle of the week instead of at the last day, and low point value assignments appear all over the

 
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My favorite podcast at the moment is Who Charted, so this made me

 
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The golden dragon is cool

 
Dennis Carden

Heres a quick PSA: the upcoming Aggretsuko anime will be up on Netflix in a couple of Its about a red panda who belts out death metal tracks at a karaoke bar to vent her frustrations with her shitty job and Need I say more?

 
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Cadorna would get it!

 
 

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