Previews

Geometric rhythm meets multiplayer mayhem in Just Shapes & Beats

by 2 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 2 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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    “Dying Light: The Following,” electric buggies, and the undead – An interview with Techland’s Maciej Binkowski

    by 2 months ago

    Dying Light was one of the biggest surprises of 2015, and Gaming Trend praised it for its excellent parkour and melee combat mechanics in our review. With Dying Light's first major …

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    Peering into the abyss with retro action platformer Chasm

    by 2 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 2 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 2 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 2 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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    An action-heavy slash-fest — Severed preview

    by 2 months ago

    Before getting hands-on time with Severed at PlayStation Experience, I honestly didn’t know what to expect. As a huge fan of Guacamelee, I had become accustomed to Drinkbox Studios’ brand …

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    Taking the road less travelled with Stories: Path of Destinies

    by 2 months ago

    Every story has a branch, a “what-if” moment where the protagonist wonders if they might have been able to do something differently. Stories is a game about those moments, where …

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    Rush of Blood is a solid tech demo, but a questionable Until Dawn game

    by 2 months ago

    At PlayStation Experience this year, I had my first hands-on demo with virtual reality. After months of hearing positive reactions about how revolutionary the tech that company's like Sony and …

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    A self-aware fusion of narrative and gameplay — Klaus hands-on preview

    by 2 months ago

    You wake up in an empty basement all alone. You have no memory of who you or how you got there. The only clue you have to your identity is …

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    A randomized racer — SmuggleCraft preview

    by 2 months ago

    In SmuggleCraft, every race is slightly different. The steering, controls, and core mechanics all remain the same between sessions, but this hovercraft racer differentiates itself from others by being entirely …

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