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Review: Gylt

Can you guess how many times I misspelled Gylt in this review and had to go back and fix it? Every...damn...time.

 
 
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The Takeover is the latest game in The Baz extended universe

There's never been a better time to be a fan of 2D, multi-plane beat 'em ups. With the Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle, River City Girls, Fight 'N Rage, Streets of Red already out, Castle Crashers making a comeback this year, and Streets of ...

 
 
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Review: Superliminal

It's all a matter of perspective. If there's one thing Superliminal hopes to hammer home -- thoroughly, repeatedly, exhaustively -- it's this. There's no single universally-correct approach to every problem. Sometimes creativity is nee...

 
 
 
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Review: Afterparty

Last week, my birthday took me one step closer to 40, more than late enough in the day to consider myself middle-aged. That's halfway toward 80. Ergo, it's more than possible I'm halfway through my personal turn on this mortal coil, and alt...

 
 
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Sparklite is a cute roguelike that's best enjoyed on Switch

Far too many times I've booted up a decently technical roguelike, not liked the presentation, and decided the juice wasn't worth the squeeze. On the other side of the spectrum, visuals and charm can count for a lot in a frequently frustrati...

 
 
 
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Pick up The Messenger for free on the Epic Games Store

After a string of duos, the Epic Games Store is back to giving out a single video game this week, but it's one worth nabbing. The next time you're in a classic Ninja Gaiden mood, you'll be glad The Messenger is only a few clicks away. The r...

 
 
 
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Garden Story is worth checking out while the demo is around

I had been looking for an excuse to cover Garden Story, a ripe little adventure RPG coming to Steam next year, and today I've got a great one: there's a limited-time demo from November 12 to December 21. The Autumn Town demo runs about hal...

 
 
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The icky-looking Carrion is coming to Xbox One in 2020

Devolver Digital has announced that the particularly gooey looking horror title Carrion will be coming to Xbox One in 2020, alongside its PC brethren, giving console players the opportunity to sample the delights of being a gross amorphous ...

 
 
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The Falconeer is worth a look for aerial combat fans

The Falconeer isn't your everyday aerial combat game. Instead of zipping around in high-tech aircraft, you'll take flight as a big ol' bird in an ocean world full of warring factions, airships, and manta rays. "Using ranged weapons, the ga...

 
 
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Wattam releases December 17, 2019 (for real this time!)

We love Katamari Damacy, and I'm confident we'll also love Keita Takahashi's latest oddball, Wattam. It's been such a long time coming, but the friend-making puzzle-adventure game is about to launch. Look for it to land on PlayStation 4 and...

 
 
 
 
 
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Lovely shoot 'em up Jamestown arrives next month on Switch

I remember the first time I sat down to play Jamestown (also known by its full name Jamestown: Legend of the Lost Colony) back in 2011: it was bliss. Not only is the premise incredible (an alt-history Mars that mirrors colonial co...

 
 
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Chorus: An Adventure Musical surpasses crowdfunding target

A few weeks ago, we reported on an intriguing new title, Chorus: A Musical Adventure, that had begun raising capital on crowdfunding website Fig. Well, it appears plenty of people are ready to give it once more with feeling, as the unique l...

 
 
 
 
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Twin-stick shooter Monkey Barrels coming to Switch next week

Indie developer Good-Feel has released the first trailer for its twin-stick shooter Monkey Barrels, ahead of its upcoming release on Nintendo Switch next week.Monkey Barrels is the story of two simian pals who set out on a quest to rescue t...

 
 
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Horror indie darling Faith is creeping its way to console

One of the creepiest video games to release in the past few years didn't come from one of the more well-known developers of horror. It came from Airdorf, an indie-outfit that used lo-fi graphics and sound to create something along the lines...

 
 
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Disco Elysium coming to PS4 and Xbox One next year

According to its lead designer Robert Kurvitz, stylish indie RPG Disco Elysium is headed to PS4 and Xbox One in 2020. The developer revealed the ports in a new interview with The Escapist."The immediate plan, and this is why I won’t g...

 
 
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Contest: Your search is over with a physical copy of Forager

Enter our contest for your chance to win a PS4 or Switch physical copy of Forager! I know I say this every time, but giving away limited physical editions of games is my favorite thing to do. There's nothing quite like having something sitt...

 
 
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Six sick sects: The most unholy games of 2019

Halloween is a weird one. Once considered a Pagan holiday that celebrated the connection between the world of the living and the dark worlds of hell, it's morphed into a celebration of being benignly "bad" in a variety of ways. If being hol...

 
 




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Review in Progress: Shenmue III"Have you seen any sailors?"

 

Terminator: Resistance"You won't be back"

 

Google Stadia"Stream, stream, stream Señora"

 

Gylt"Stadia gets spooky"

 

Guildlings"Friends through eternity, loyalty, honesty..."

 

Review in Progress: Terminator: Resistance"Hey, that guy didn't pay..."

 

The Stretchers"Crazy Ambulance"

 

Disco Elysium"Good cop"

 

Superliminal"I have a dream..."

 
 
 

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