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Cute Farming Sim SunnySide Hits PC in May, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S in July

Merge Games and developer RainyGames have announced the SunnySide release date, and it won't be too long until you can get your hands on another cozy farming sim. Per an official Steam announcement…

April 11, 2024 | 10:04 EDT

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Smalland: Survive the Wilds Update 4 to Bring New Story, Factions, and More

Merge Games has released new information about the upcoming Smalland: Survive the Wilds Update 4, and it's bringing a ton of new stuff with it. This update will arrive alongside the full launch of…

February 2, 2024 | 11:16 EST

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Smalland: Survive the Wilds Release Date Revealed for PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S

Smalland: Survive the Wilds finally has a full release date across PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S, and it's pretty close by. The tiny-but-mighty survival game was originally released into Early Access…

January 31, 2024 | 10:19 EST

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Indie Survival Game Smalland: Survive The Wild Hits 200k Sales

Merge Games has announced that Smalland: Survive the Wilds, its diminutive survival-craft-'em-up, has sold 200,000 copies since launching back in March. As you might expect with sales as encouraging…

May 17, 2023 | 08:27 EDT

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Smalland Giant's Fall Update Adds New Story, Gear, And More

The first major Smalland update has been released. As promised in the game's roadmap, Giant's Fall brings a new enemy type, new NPCs to further the game's story, and a new resource to play with, as…

May 10, 2023 | 09:17 EDT

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First Smalland Update Brings New Server Modifiers, Fixes, And More

Miniature survival game Smalland may only have been released a few days ago, but it's already time for the first update. This patch adds new server modifier options to let you customize your game, as…

April 6, 2023 | 09:22 EDT

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Sizing Up Smalland: Survive the Wilds

Surviving in this world is all about perspective. Each and every survival game gives you unique challenges to overcome that you wouldn't encounter in real life such as a deadly plague, terrifying…

March 27, 2023 | 09:00 EDT

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Smalland Potions and Medicine Guide

Our Smalland Potions and Medicine Guide will tell you how to restore health, how to craft healing items, and how to get the best potions in the game! Quicklinks: How to Restore Health | How to Get…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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How to Get a Mount in Smalland

Getting across the expansive map of Smalland can be a struggle, especially when dealing with areas filled with aggressive creatures. Thankfully, it's possible to tame a number of animals that act as…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Animal Taming Guide

You'll have to deal with a number of creatures during your adventures in Smalland. While all will either ignore or attack you, it's possible to tame certain creatures and have them follow you. This…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Building Guide

As you'd expect from a survival game, Smalland has its own building system that lets you construct bases in a number of ways. However, you'll be limited to only a few building options to start with.…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Cooking and Food Guide

Our Smalland Cooking and Food Guide will tell you how to get Food, how Cooking works, and how to get the best Smalland Cooking recipes! Quicklinks: How to Get Food | Best Smalland FoodHow to Unlock…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Armor Guide

While you'll start with some basic equipment in Smalland, crafting new armor is a must if you want to take on harder enemies and bosses. Some armor even has its own special effects that can help in…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Weapons and Tools Guide

You'll find yourself fighting and gathering often in Smalland, collecting a whole lot of materials in the process. However, unlike armor sets, which are unlocked via talking to NPCs, weapons and…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Crafting and Unlocks Guide

A lot of your time in Smalland will be spend exploring and fighting new creatures. However, many of the materials you find don't have much of a use on their own. In our Smalland Crafting and Unlocks…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Map and Locations Guide

In this guide, we'll show you the full Smalland Map and highlight all of the interesting locations we've found including NPCs and bosses! The Smalland Map isn't quite as small as the game's name…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland Starter Guide

Our Smalland Starter guide will help you begin your adventure in the Overworld, build your first house, find Food, and start exploring the wider world! Quicklinks: HUD Explanation | Starter Guide |…

March 29, 2023 | 08:20 EDT

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Smalland: Survive the Wilds

Smalland: Survive the Wilds is an open-world survival game that has base-building elements thrown in. Players will shrink down to the size of an ant and traverse the world in a way we never thought…

March 1, 2023 | 07:46 EST

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Morbid: The Lords Of Ire Is A Full 3D Sequel To The Seven Acolytes

Still Running and Merge Games have announced a Morbid: The Seven Acolytes sequel. Morbid: The Lords of Ire is a fully 3D followup to the top-down original, and it's slated to arrive on PC via Steam…

February 7, 2023 | 09:03 EST

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Pixelshire Is A Cute Farming RPG Coming In 2023

The farming sim cup runneth over lately, it seems, and now there's another game to add to that list. Pixelshire is a cutesy pixelated farming RPG from developer Kappa Bits and publisher Merge Games,…

June 7, 2022 | 10:45 EDT

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SunnySide Is A Cute Farming And Life Sim Coming This Year

If the world has ever felt like too much for you and you've dreamt of running away to start a farm in the Japanese countryside, then SunnySide is almost certainly the game for you. It's an open-world…

March 10, 2022 | 09:31 EST

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Foreclosed Review

The year is 21XX. Roving gangs of cyberpunk video games roam the wasteland, traveling from city to city and trying to entice gamers to try them out. They're dime a dozen, but some of them manage to…

August 12, 2021 | 09:00 EDT

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Fight to survive in this high-tech Cyberpunk future in Foreclosed, by indie developer Antab Studio. Foreclosed follows the story of Evan Kapnos, whose very identity was foreclosed on, meaning his…

August 9, 2021 | 01:30 EDT

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Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Review

The universe has deemed it necessary to gift me another Souls-like game to review with Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, and I must say that the premise of this one was incredibly exciting and promising.…

December 2, 2020 | 03:00 EST

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Morbid: The Seven Acolytes

Embark on this dark and bloody tale in Morbid: The Seven Acolytes, an RPG from indie developer Still Running.  Play as the last surviving Striver of Dibrom. You have been trained your whole life to…

December 2, 2020 | 10:41 EST

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Morbid: The Seven Acolytes Announced

During the Future Games Show today, a world-exclusive gameplay trailer for a Morbid: The Seven Acolytes was shown.  Morbid is a top-down, action-RPG style game that seems reminiscent of Diablo and…

June 13, 2020 | 05:31 EDT

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Aragami Celebrates Third Birthday with Sales Milestone, Discount

Third-person stealth action game Aragami from independent Spanish studio Lince Works celebrated its third birthday this week. Marked by considerable success, the small team announced that their game …

October 5, 2019 | 12:03 EDT

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Become one with the shadows in a quest for revenge in Aragami. As an undead assassin, use the powers of shadow to summon weapons, monsters, and teleport in order to cleanse a city of your foes. Along…

October 5, 2019 | 11:41 EDT

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RIOT - Civil Unrest Review

About a year ago, I wrote an editorial that discussed modern day politics through the lens of a video game. The center of that conversation, the indie simulation-strategy title Riot – Civil Unrest,…

February 4, 2019 | 04:00 EST

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The Long Reach

The Long Reach puts your sanity and intelligence to the test in this psychological escapade. Set within the fictional town of Baervox, New Hampshire, your mission is to put an end to whatever obscure…

March 18, 2018 | 05:06 EDT

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The Long Reach Review - A World of Pure Hallucination

Indie games are like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re gonna get. Some are downright terrible (on purpose, even) while others outdo your expectations (uh, Undertale anyone?). The Long…

March 17, 2018 | 12:00 EDT

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RIOT - Civil Unrest

RIOT - Civil Unrest is a real-time strategy game where players play the role of either the police or protestors in a series of missions based on real-life crisis. Developed by Italian indie studio IV…

February 12, 2018 | 04:33 EST

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RIOT - Civil Unrest and the Politics of Our Perspectives

It is almost impossible to escape the modern day grind of sociopolitical analysis these days. The constant divisiveness between political affiliations, the rise of misinformation and the emotionally…

February 7, 2018 | 01:00 EST

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Unbox: Newbie's Adventure

In Unbox: Newbie's Adventure, you play as Newbie, a sentient, self-delivering package. Newbie is the Global Postal Service's newest design, and he is its last chance at survival or else the company…

July 24, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Unbox: Newbie's Adventure Review - You've Got Mail

Most games rely on a certain something that helps it stand apart from the crowd. In Unbox: Newbie's Adventure, that hook is the fact that you play as a self-delivering, cardboard box working for the…

July 24, 2017 | 09:00 EDT

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Aragami Review - I'm Going Ghost

An Aragami is a concept that comes from Japanese folklore, it derives from the words "Ara" meaning Heinous or monstrous, and "Kami" meaning god or deity. It's a broad term for a monster or spirit…

October 4, 2016 | 11:00 EDT

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Play as a Zombie Ninja in Upcoming PS4/PC Game Aragami

There's no shortage of love for stealth games recently, and now a new one seeks to enter the arena. Taking hints from other greats in the genre, Aragami is also looking to leave its own mark before…

April 21, 2016 | 10:30 EDT