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Homesick Review

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Note: Our video review can be viewed on our Youtube channel here! Ah, the “walking simulator” sub-genre. This emerging sub-genre has seen successes with releases such as Ethan Carter and missteps with other titles like Leviathan: The Old City. So in which group does Homesick belong? A little of both actually. It is not a failure …

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Earth to Ecco: Eco-Friendly Games for Earth Month

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Gaming isn’t exactly the greenest of pastimes. High energy consumption and a lack of recyclability are just the tip of the (melting) iceberg, and while the occasional effort is made to tackle these problems, the “solutions” thus far have been less than impressive. And yet, there is an eco-friendly side …

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A Chat About The Manipulators

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Games like XCOM and Xenonauts play around with the idea of fighting an alien invasion, but we’ve never seen things from the alien side of things. The Manipulators looks to change that. We sat down with one of the developers behind this Real Time Strategy invasion game to get a …

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There Came an Echo First Impressions

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There Came An Echo is the second game from the interesting team at Iridium Studios. Much like their previous game Sequence, There Came An Echo is a twist on an established genre. In Sequence, the hook was a RPG with a battle system based around a DDR-like rhythm game. In …

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Elegy for a Dead World Interview

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Elegy for a Dead World is a game about writing and spurring creativity in the players, quite a change of pace for the team at Dejobaan Games. Ichiro Lambe, the founder of the fine studio, took some time from his busy schedule to answer my questions. Could you give us …

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Metrocide First Impressions Review

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The first level. I dream to see a world beyond this game’s first level. Due to apparently having been given the cruel hand of fate’s repeated smack, that is still as far as I have gotten in Metrocide. I say this as someone who beat Dark Souls‘ first boss on …

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Cosmochoria (Early Access) Preview

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There is no way to say the following sentence with a straight face, let alone read it in a straight face, so I will just let you take it in. You see, in Nate Schmold’s Cosmochoria, you play as a naked cosmonaut who has put the job upon himself to …