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Abiotic Factor Update Brings Dynamic Difficulty and Much More

A new Abiotic Factor update has been released, and this one's focused on bringing improvements and features the community has been requesting. Community Update #1, as it's snappily being referred to…

May 23, 2024 | 11:35 EDT

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Cosmic Indie Survival-Crafter Abiotic Factor Hits 250k Sales

Indie survival sim Abiotic Factor has hit a major sales milestone within its first week or so on sale, developer Deep Field Games and publisher Playstack have announced. In a post on the game's…

May 13, 2024 | 10:25 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Vehicles Guide - How to Get Around Faster

This guide will tell you how to get a vehicle in Abiotic Factor and how you can use it to move your friends (and your items) around the map faster. As you can see from the map, the GATE Facility in …

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Guns Guide - Improved Weaponry

This guide will tell you how to get a gun in Abiotic Factor and how you can gain access to more advanced weaponry in the Manufacturing Sector. Getting a gun is a big step in Abiotic Factor — it's a…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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How to Get a Backpack in Abiotic Factor

This guide will tell you how to get a Backpack in Abiotic Factor after opening the Cafeteria Doors and how you can get bigger Backpacks later in the game. You'll pick up lots of different resources…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Bathroom Guide - You Gotta Go

This guide will tell you how to use the bathroom in Abiotic Factor and how you can use your poop to improve your base. No, really. Like many other survival games, Abiotic Factor requires you to find…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Water Guide - How to Collect, Produce, and Stay Hydrated

This guide will tell you how to get water in Abiotic Factor and how you can use stuff around the office to get an infinite supply of renewable water. Surviving the hazards of Abiotic Factor is about…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Medicine Guide | How to Heal Yourself

This Abiotic Factor Medicine Guide will tell you how to restore your Health and cure the various negative status effects that you can suffer from. Even the best gun won't stop you from occasionally…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Farming Guide | How to Grow Food

This Abiotic Factor Farming Guide will tell you how to get started with farming and how you can use it to grow food and crafting resources. You'll need food and water to survive in Abiotic Factor,…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Cooking and Food Guide

Our Abiotic Factor Cooking and Food Guide will tell you what benefits you get from food, how to cook, how Soup works, and more! Surviving the horrors of Abiotic Factor is going to take more than a…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Power Guide | Store Power at Night

Our Abiotic Factor Power Guide will tell you how the Power system works, how you can store Power overnight, and how you can split a Plug Socket into multiple wires. Part of building a base in …

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Base Raid Guide | The Air Feels Strange

This guide will tell you about every Abiotic Factor Base Raid and what you can expect when the enemy attacks your base at night. Building a base will give you a safe haven in Abiotic Factor, but it'…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Building Guide - How to Stay Safe

This Abiotic Factor Building Guide will tell you how building works and the location of the best place to build your base in the GATE facility. Surviving in Abiotic Factor takes more than a loaded…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Crafting and Unlocks Guide

This guide will tell you how Abiotic Factor crafting works and how to unlock new crafting recipes. We also have a long list of crafting recipes! Crafting is a big part of Abiotic Factor — you'll…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Map Guide | All Sector Maps

This guide will show you every Abiotic Factor map that we've found so far and explain some of the hazards you'll encounter in each sector of the facility. Abiotic Factor takes place in a massive…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Skills and Traits Guide

This Abiotic Factor Skills and Traits Guide will tell you everything you need to know about the Jobs, Traits, and Skills of your character. A big part of Abiotic Factor is building your character at…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

Abiotic Factor Resources Guide - Cover Image Anvil Power Supply Unit and Oil on a Bench in the Cafeteria of Office Sector Level 1
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Abiotic Factor Resources Guide | Find Crafting Materials

This guide will tell you how to get the Abiotic Factor resources you'll need to craft useful items and build defenses for your base. There are tons of crafting materials to collect in Abiotic Factor…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Server Guide | Server Settings

Our Abiotic Factor Server Guide will go over how to create your own self hosted or dedicated server. Abiotic Factor supports both non-dedicated and dedicated servers. Each has their own benefits and…

May 2, 2024 | 01:43 EDT

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Abiotic Factor Walkthrough

Our Abiotic Factor Walkthrough will go over how to complete the game's main objectives, plus some tips on dealing with certain enemies and obstacles. Office Sector Open the Cafeteria Door Once…

May 2, 2024 | 01:04 EDT

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High-Stakes: How Balatro Confronts Gambling Addiction and Roguelikes

We’re barely through the first quarter of 2024, and already, we have a runaway success in the form of the deck-building roguelike Balatro. Fresh out of its early-access phase, the debut commercial…

March 30, 2024 | 09:00 EDT

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Indie Poker Roguelike Balatro Smashes Through the One Million Sales Mark

LocalThunk and Playstack have announced that the phenomenally popular indie card roguelike Balatro has smashed another major sales barrier. Speaking on X (formerly known as Twitter) earlier today,…

March 18, 2024 | 09:17 EDT

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Smash Hit Poker Roguelike Balatro Crosses Half a Million Sales

Indie poker-themed roguelike Balatro has crossed a major sales milestone within its first two weeks on sale, publisher Playstack has revealed. In a post on X (formerly known as Twitter), Playstack…

March 6, 2024 | 09:34 EST

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Co-Op Survival Crafting Game Abiotic Factor Reveals Release Date and Demo

Today developer Deep Field Games and publisher Playstack announced the release date of Abiotic Factor, their upcoming survival crafting game.  The game will launch on Steam on May 2, 2024. This is a…

January 25, 2024 | 06:19 EST

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Abiotic Factor

It's your first day in your job at a classified underground research center. Nothing could go wrong, right? Wrong. In Abiotic Factor, everything is going wrong as the containment failure only gets…

January 25, 2024 | 01:01 EST

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Mortal Shell DLC Introduces Roguelike Mode

In a duo announcement, Mortal Shell will be coming on Steam on August 18 after over 300,000 wishlists. Its paid expansion, The Virtuous Cycle, will also be released on the same day for all platforms…

July 28, 2021 | 10:33 EDT

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Mortal Shell: Rotten Autumn Update Debuts Gorf Mini-Quest, Photo Mode

The Mortal Shell: Rotten Autumn Update has arrived, debuting a new mini-quest, a brand-new Photo Mode, and an alternate boss fight soundtrack featuring the soothing sounds of the legendary death…

October 22, 2020 | 04:19 EDT

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Mortal Shell Review

What happens to us when we die? It's a question for which many people have their own answers. Some believe there's an afterlife, while others think all that awaits us is oblivion. Still, others…

August 17, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Mortal Shell Is A Brutal, Effective Soulslike

When creating a Soulslike, a developer has two options. The first is to innovate on the formula in a way that makes your game memorable. The other is to simply pull off the formula so well that you…

July 2, 2020 | 11:28 EDT

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Mortal Shell

From developer Cold Symmetry comes a dark action-RPG in the vein of Dark Souls. Mortal Shell has you fight against the darkness of a decaying, shattered world. Posses the bodies of long-dead warriors…

June 17, 2020 | 05:27 EDT

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Mortal Shell Trailer Shows A Glimpse Of Its Universe

When you can't help but be compared to the best, aim to outdo them. Mortal Shell's Trailer shows a similarity to a very popular game, both in gameplay and atmosphere, but with a touch of spandex here…

June 13, 2020 | 10:40 EDT

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Hero Souls-like Mortal Shell Beta Arrives Next Month

The upcoming, gory and extremely gritty Soulslike, Mortal Shell, is still coming late this year, but now we know that we're going to have a beta very soon. During IGN's Summer of Gaming, it was…

June 10, 2020 | 06:47 EDT

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Doctor Who: The Edge Of Time

Embark on a mission with the Doctor to save the universe. Embark on an adventure through space and time, visiti alien locations and pilot the TARDIS while solving the mystery of the controlling force…

September 28, 2019 | 10:34 EDT

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UploadVR E3 2019 - Doctor Who: The Edge of Time Reveals New Trailer

Revealed during UploadVR's E3 showcase, Maze Theory is bringing the BBC's legendary Doctor Who series to VR with Doctor Who: The Edge of Time. The small indie team at Maze Theory promises that you'll…

June 10, 2019 | 01:23 EDT