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Atomic Heart is a harsh tale of a Soviet robot revolution

Alternate timelines are a staple of the RPG genre, offering up worlds and situations that verge just on the precipice of believably. The latest example of such fiction can be found in Atomic Heart – a first-person action RPG currently...

 
 
 
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Contest: Win SteamWorld Heist (Switch) from Super Rare Games

In today's contest, you can win a physical Switch copy of SteamWorld Heist from Super Rare Games! My favorite-est digital-to-physical release company, Super Rare Games, now has 35 games under its belt. Not bad for a company that literally j...

 
 
 
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Review: Vaporum

I feel like grid-based dungeon crawlers are few and far between these days. With the exception of a wide array of Etrian Odyssey games available on the 3DS, it can be a particularly tough itch to scratch.  Fatbot Games' Vaporum, h...

 
 
 
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Wasteland 2 for Nintendo Switch held back until September

It looks like Nintendo Switch fans have a little longer to put together their bean-can grenades and cardboard body-armour, as post-apocalyptic RPG Wasteland 2: Director's Cut has been put back a couple of weeks.Previously announced by inXil...

 
 
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Frostpunk release-week deals as high as 25% off

It's a great week for fans of strategy games as a number of higher-profile titles release today including BattleTech and now Frostpunk. Both titles are sitting pretty on top of the Steam top-seller list, with the steampunk city builder...

 
 
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THQ Nordic reveal details and trailer for Biomutant

Details are starting to emerge from Stockholm, Sweden about THQ Nordic's new open-world, anthropomorphic RPG Biomutant, talked about in hushed whispers last week.The adventure, set in a post-apocalyptic universe, has been described as a "Ku...

 
 
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Giveaway: SteamWorld Heist

Did you play SteamWorld Dig? No? Well, you damn well should have. Fantastic game. Don't make the same mistake with its sequel: SteamWorld Heist. Thankfully, the awesome folks at Image & Form have made it a little easier for you to do so...

 
 
 
 
 
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The Swindle will hack your difference engine in 2015

Size Five Games, previously known as Zombie Cow Studios (the studio behind the twin-stick edutainment STD shooter Privates and point-and-click adventure titles such as Time Gentleman, Please!), has released the debut trailer for its upcomi...

 
 
 
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Steamworld Dig is better on the Wii U

This isn’t the first rodeo for SteamWorld Dig -- the cute mining adventure game first arrived last year on the 3DS eshop, followed by a Steam release. Now it’s making a comeback to the Wii U this week on August 28, along the way...

 
 
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Acaratus brings robots onto the tactical RPG battlefield

There is something about turn-based battles on a square grid that always seems to captivate me. Taking that idea out of the generic fantasy setting garners bonus points for me too. Granted, Acaratus is described to take place in a medieval...

 
 
 
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The Chaos Engine is coming back with a 'restoration'

My first reaction to this annoyingly teaserish trailer for The Chaos Engine was, "Holy eff! They're remaking The Chaos Engine!" That is not quite what's happening here -- this is a "restoration" of the classic top-down co-op title (also kn...

 
 
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The Order: 1866 announced for Playstation 4

Ready at Dawn Studios showed off a trailer for a new IP for the PlayStation 4, called The Order: 1866. While the trailer didn't show a lot, it did show enough to get me excited. It's a Victorian-era setting with lots of awesome sideburns a...

 
 
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Avalanche Studios has a steampunk-style game on hold

Will there be another Just Cause? Probably. I mean, if there's any justice, yes. But those recent pictures Avalanche Studios founder Christofer Sundberg put out on Twitter aren't it. When Edge pressed him on the matter, he came right out an...

 
 
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Teslagrad teleports onto Steam Greenlight

Just last week, we first learned about Teslagrad in its debut trailer. The video piqued Jordan's interest with its steampunk world, hand-drawn art, and magnetism-based puzzle platforming. If you also liked what you saw, you can vote for Tes...

 
 
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Latest Dishonored developer diary is all about immersion

Arkane Studios has pulled the curtain back once again on Dishonored through an always welcome developer diary, this time talking about immersion in the game. It starts out with the title's Visual Design Director, Viktor Antonov, where he e...

 
 
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Oh boy! Dishonored has five different pre-order bonuses

You know, I'm getting quite tired of all these exclusive pre-orders at every single retailer for every new game that comes out. It becomes a hassle if you pick a crappy one, because then you have to wait a couple months to purchase the rest...

 
 
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Preview: Steam and spirituality in Civ V: Gods & Kings

Few games actually require no introduction, and this is certainly one of them. This long-winded, turn-based strategy series has persistently delved deep into the core of human history, and what it takes for a nation to start, grow and die. ...

 
 




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