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Dragon Quest Builders is just as delightful on Switch

I was skeptical of Dragon Quest Builders when it was first announced, but Square Enix's take on the sandbox genre ended up hitting the mark. It's not just Minecraft through the lens of Dragon Quest as some initially feared -- there's a prop...

 
 
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Rust is finally leaving Steam Early Access next month

Rust's four-year run on Steam Early Access will soon wrap up. The multiplayer sandbox survival title will appear on Steam proper as of February 8, 2018. That said, its development is far from over. Announcing the decision in a blog post, Fa...

 
 
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Rest in peace, The Tomorrow Children

Today marks the end of the road for The Tomorrow Children, Q-Games and Japan Studio's strange, somber, gorgeous, and oftentimes mundane social sandbox game about rebuilding a destroyed world. The free-to-play PlayStation 4 title shut down i...

 
 
 
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Review: ARK: Survival Evolved

Initially ARK: Survival Evolved didn’t leave much of an impression on me. Not only did I forget I actually owned the game, but that I had played it as well during early access at some point. It got lost among a sea of other games of i...

 
 
 
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Hitman's new patch makes Agent 47 a little more professional

Agent 47, consummate professional that he is (here's a video of him kicking a toilet onto someone's head), is always looking to improve. In his line of work, staying alive is a secondary objective right behind efficient killing. Now he's a ...

 
 
 
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Review: Birthdays the Beginning

The first time I played Birthdays the Beginning, I didn't put the controller back down for four hours. I was in a trance, totally incapable of wrestling free. The next few nights went similarly: multi-hour sessions ...

 
 
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David OReilly's Everything rolls onto Steam

One month later, David OReilly's Everything -- a curious game "where everything you see is a thing you can be, from animals to planets to galaxies and beyond" -- is now also available for Windows and Mac. Our own Josh Tolentino reviewed th...

 
 
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Daybreak delists Landmark, servers closing in February

After Daybreak finally ceased development on the MMORPG EverQuest Next last year, it seemed inevitable that Landmark, which was thought of as a precursor, would be the next to go. The online sandbox title had longer legs than expected, but ...

 
 
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Ecosystem sim Birthdays the Beginning slips to May 2017

NIS is holding back Birthdays the Beginning for PC and PlayStation 4 until May 9, 2017 in North America and May 12, 2017 in Europe, and while this two-month delay won't affect many of us, I'll take any chance I can get to bring up this game...

 
 
 
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Conan Exiles is taking its snake-punching ways to Xbox One

A week ago, in light of some new screenshots surfacing for Funcom's Conan Exiles, I said I was feeling the sandbox survival game despite my general fatigue with the genre. That's still true today as I watch this trailer informing us of a J...

 
 
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Q-Games' perplexing The Tomorrow Children goes free to play

Q-Games' hard-to-pin-down The Tomorrow Children has been out on PlayStation 4 since early September, but that was only if you ponied up $20 for a Founders Pack. Starting this week, as promised, the labor-centric cooperative town-builder wil...

 
 
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Amazon Game Studios reveals three ambitious new PC games

I can't say I've given Amazon's move into game development much attention, so perhaps my expectations were low coming in, but I like the sound of two of its three newly-announced PC titles. Breakaway has the most to show and, unfortunatel...

 
 
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Dragon Quest Builders has a demo out for PS4 and Vita

I can't remember the last time I downloaded a demo, but I'll happily take the time to nab the trial for Dragon Quest Builders (PS4 here, PS Vita here). I'm so curious about this game. What initially looked like a me-too sandbox constructio...

 
 
 
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Review: Dead Rising 2: Off the Record

Ahh, the familiar loop of Dead Rising: leaving the safehouse, fretting about the finite time you have to rescue bizarre civilians, panicking when their braindead AI leads to them being eaten by actual braindead zombies, and picking yourself...

 
 
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Review: Dead Rising 2

I didn't always like the Dead Rising series. Far from it, actually. My dour experience with the original wasn't exactly out of the ordinary given its rough edges. I liked the concept, particularly back in 2006, of an open-world zombie game...

 
 
 
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Those Dead Rising remasters look less blurry

Listings for the three recently-announced Dead Rising remasters have appeared on the Xbox Store, and on top of including the first round of rather compressed screenshots (DR1 is noticeably more crisp than the Xbox 360 original), they mentio...

 
 
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It's time to give Starbound another look

This is not the same Starbound I remember playing two-plus years ago. Not even close! As of today, Chucklefish's extraterrestrial sandbox adventure game is no longer on Steam Early Access because, well, it's finished. The full release vers...

 
 
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Review: 7 Days to Die

For better or worse, I didn't know what I was getting into with 7 Days to Die. I had heard that name before, and I was aware that it was a popular sandbox zombie survival game on Steam Early Access, but that's it. Prior to news that Telltal...

 
 




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Review in Progress: Orwell: Ignorance is Strength"You'll never find us, but victim or perpertrator, if your number's up, we'll find you"

 

Early Access My Time at Portia"A lovely post-apocalyptic vacation spot "

 

The Fall Part 2: Unbound"A severe case of identity crisis"

 

Retro-Bit NES Power Stick"Multiple ways to play"

 

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition"Take this Bro'd trip on a road trip"

 

Kingdom Come: Deliverance"Another cult classic in the making"

 

Pinstripe"Fight off your demons"

 

Rust"This is the way the world ends"

 

Age of Empires: Definitive Edition"A beautiful RTS that still holds up"

 

Secret of Mana (Remake)"Lift me up, Flammie"

 
 
 

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