Richard Costa

Richard Costa

Staff Writer

Hack for hire, indentured egghead, maverick thoughtcriminal. Mainly interested in Western RPGs, first-person immersion, turn-based tactics, point-and-clickers, and card jousting.

Articles by Richard Costa

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Auto Chess Hitting The Switch And PlayStation 4 in 2020

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The history of Auto Chess is convoluted.

Published: Mon, 09/30/2019 - 10:59
Detective RPG Disco Elysium Launching On October 15

Detective RPG Disco Elysium Launching On October 15

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Earlier this year, I wrote that I hoped to see more of Disco Elysium at E3 2019, which didn't happen, but I d

Published: Sat, 09/21/2019 - 09:00
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Fallout 76's Seven Dollar Fridge Is Bethesda's Latest Blunder

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Fallout 76 (Our Review) has been rife with issues and controversies since it launched in November last year.

Published: Wed, 09/11/2019 - 11:32
Garden Story Developers Sign Publishing Deal With Rose City Games

Animal Crossing-Like Garden Story Being Published By Rose City Games and VIZ Media

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Indie developer Picogram has announced that they have signed a co-publishing deal with Rose City Games and VIZ Media for its upcoming farming sim Garden Story.

Published: Tue, 08/20/2019 - 14:00
Halo Infinite Creative Director Tim Longo Left 343 Industries

Halo Infinite Creative Director Tim Longo Left 343 Industries

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According to a breaking report from Kotaku, the Creative Directo

Published: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 18:16
DOOM Console Ports Bethesda.net Login Now Optional

DOOM Console Ports Bethesda.net Login Now Optional

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In case you missed it, Bethesda Softworks had included a mandatory login to Bethesda.net in the recently released DOOM console ports, as we

Published: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 16:12
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Kingdom Come: Deliverance – A Woman's Lot Review – Blessed Among

Review

Based on the studio's track record of controversy, you might go into A Woman's Lot expecting something politically incorrect.

Published: Fri, 08/16/2019 - 12:49
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Beyond: Two Souls Review – Soulless Sister

Review

From the earliest experiments with FMV in the 80s and 90s to the latest motion capture technology, cinematic games seem like a great idea.

Published: Wed, 07/31/2019 - 12:00

Bullet Points: Nowhere Prophet's Indofuturism

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The world of Nowhere Prophet takes a lot of inspiration from India, where lead developer Martin Nerurkar spent some time.

Published: Mon, 07/22/2019 - 13:00
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Nowhere Prophet Review – Samsara Blues

Review

In my preview of Nowhere Prophet, I referred to it as a "Spire-like." Although this is an actual thing

Published: Fri, 07/19/2019 - 08:00