Previews

Battle Brothers Preview – Tactical Fraternity

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Battle Brothers hit early access on April 27th, and since that time it has seen 12 updates ranging from bug fixes to balance changes. Smaller details of the game are changing often, but the overall feel has remained consistent. Make no mistake: Battle Brothers is still in early access, and there is no telling if this consistent update schedule will ... Read More »

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt – First Impressions on PC

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Unfortunately, review copies for The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt did not get handed out until yesterday. As such, we here at TechRaptor have not had an opportunity for a whole review yet, meaning this will be a first impressions on about eight hours of the game. Also, this will have a small section on how The Witcher 3 runs on PC. First, ... Read More »

Fallen: A2P Protocol Preview – Another Post-Apocalypse

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The world seems to be an endless desert, stretching for miles in every direction. The roads are crumbling all around you, supplies dwindling. You and your companions barely have enough supplies to go between the group. You can see bandits coming, and realize you only have a single clip of bullets to go around for each of you, making you wonder ... Read More »

Subterrain Preview – Promising, Not Perfect

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Subterrain is a top-down survival game developed by Pixel Lore. The game takes place in a Mars colony, where the main character, Dr. West, has been imprisoned for murder. But prior to a transfer, the entire center shuts down and everything goes silent, with the prisoners trapped in his cell. He finally gets out only to find the place swarmed ... Read More »

Friendship Club Preview – What’s the first rule?

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Friendship club is a local multi player, twin-stick, bullet-hell, party shoot-em-up, currently in early access on Steam. The basic gameplay is very easy to describe: you have bullets, and you have to put them in your friends’ faces. But, and fortunately for the game, it does this quite well. Just like other early access games I have had the chance to ... Read More »

Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle Preview

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Rooms: The Unsolvable Puzzle is the award-winning sequel to Rooms: The Main Room from HandMade Game.  Charming and whimsical with a dash of spooky mystery this puzzler is scheduled for release on Steam May 1st for Mac, PC and Linux. I had a chance to preview the game and I think puzzle lovers are in for a treat. Read More »

Killing Floor 2 Preview – Billions and Billions of Gorefasts

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Killing Floor 2 is Tripwire Interactive’s second entry in the Killing Floor series. What started as an Unreal Tournament mod became a fully featured game and a significant source of income for Tripwire with 21 DLC packs (currently selling for a total of $147.79) for the first game. Last year, Tripwire Interactive announced Killing Floor 2, the sequel to the first game and supposedly ... Read More »

Victor Vran Preview – Vacant, yet Vibrant and Vigorous.

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Early Access games have had a bad reputation since almost it’s creation on Steam. Most developers who use Early Access are those who dream big for the game they desire – but the fall is much bigger when the reality sets in that they aren’t able to fulfill their promises (RIP Double Fine). Some of the better game that use Early ... Read More »

Star Ruler 2 Preview – Galaxy Management

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Space, the endless void that seemingly reaches infinitely. It brings the infinite unknown, where all men and women can look up to the sky and wish to see the twinkling stars light years away. Alternatively, you could be an avid gamer and just want to watch ships blow each other up as that is what games seem to do best. ... Read More »

Stairs Preview – Classic Atmospheric Horror

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Recently backed for release on Steam Greenlight, Stairs, a horror game by Greylight Entertainment aims to bring back the classic atmospheric horror genre. With the huge success of the Five Night’s at Freddy’s series, horror games often fall back on jump scares in order to make their player’s trousers brown. Stairs takes horror games back to their roots. Slow build ... Read More »