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PAX South: The XCOM 2 mod panel shows a world of possibilities

by 3 months ago

The XCOM 2 panel at PAX South in San Antonio opened with a look backward to XCOM: Enemy Within. Joining the Firaxis team on stage, the Long War Studios team …

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Seeing is believing — Invisigun Heroes preview

by 3 months ago

A simple concept can make for the best games. In Invisigun Heroes, that concept is a top-down pixelated shooter where everyone is invisible. Both you and your opponents leave only …

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Bethesda confirms its E3 2016 showcase

by 3 months ago

Publisher Besthesda officially confirmed (via GameSpot) today that it will be presenting an E3 showcase for the second time at the conference this year. While no specifics about the publisher's plans …

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A platform of my own design — Light Fall preview

by 3 months ago

Jump, jump, platform, jump. I’m skipping my way across a massive ocean, barely hanging above the crest of the waves below, dodging swordfish and spikes as well as the deadly …

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A dance with robotic death — Blade Ballet preview

by 3 months ago

Born from a late-night tech demo involving boxes and knives, DreamSail Games’ Blade Ballet is deceptively simple. Four robots enter, one… well, it doesn’t exactly leave, but it doesn’t get …

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Exploring a corrupted world with isometric Souls-inspired Eitr

by 5 months ago

In Norse mythology, the word “eitr” refers to a substance that is the source of all living things, yet is also corrupting and poisonous to all that touch it. This …

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Geometric rhythm meets multiplayer mayhem in Just Shapes & Beats

by 5 months ago

    Throughout the Playstation Experience, there was always one booth pumping music, with a single TV that was always occupied. After listening to it for the better part of a day, …

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    Guns galore with Enter the Gungeon

    by 5 months ago

    There’s something incredibly addicting about roguelikes. Whether it’s the overwhelming odds or the encouragement that comes from climbing up the learning curve, there’s a satisfying quality that stems from the …

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    Peering into the abyss with retro action platformer Chasm

    by 5 months ago

    Metroidvania is a term that gets a little over-used. It isn’t very descriptive and demands knowledge of two games and their inner machinations to understand. However, it does aptly describe …

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    Sleuthing around with Jenny LeClue: Detectivú

    by 5 months ago

    Narrative-based episodic adventure games are more common than ever these days. Whether it’s a licensed game such as The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us from Telltale, or an …

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    A city of intrigue, art and murder unmasked in Masquerada: Songs and Shadows

    by 5 months ago

    One of my favorite parts of a new role-playing game is getting absolutely lost in the universe. The best RPGs, in my opinion, have lore that begs to be dove …

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    Dreams will have to be sold to the public by fans, not Media Molecule

    by 5 months ago

    Since it was properly unveiled back at E3, I don't think I've heard one of my colleagues talk about Media Molecule's Dreams in a way that sounded even remotely comprehensive. …

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