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System Shock

System Shock Goes Gold; Release Date for PC Announced

Prime Matter and Nightdive Studios announced today that the System Shock remake has finally gone gold alongside a release date. If you're unfamiliar with the industry lingo, "gold gold" means that…

May 9, 2023 | 01:11 EDT

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System Shock Remake Delayed Yet Again, This Time Until May

Nightdive and Prime Matter have announced that the upcoming System Shock remake has once again been delayed. The game was originally slated to launch later this month, but will now instead arrive on…

March 14, 2023 | 09:29 EDT

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Scars Above Power Source Switching Puzzle Guide

During your journey through the many strange halls of the alien transit system in Scars Above, you'll be confronted with a door that requires two power sources to open and no power sources in sight.…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above Hermes Door Code and Examination Zone Guide

As you explore the alien world in Scars Above, you'll come across your old ship, The Hermes. There's not only a locked door inside that you need a code for, but you'll also be confronted with an…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above Ring Console Puzzle Guide

Once again, a console lies in the way of your path during the narrative of Scars Above. If you've been confronted by this console supposedly controlling giant rings that have something to do with the…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above Alluvian King Boss Guide

The Alluvian King is the second major boss fight you have to tackle in Scars Above, and while it's not one of the hardest in the game, it's certainly one that could trip up first-time players if they…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above Alien Console Puzzle Guide

During the course of your adventure in Scars Above, you'll be called upon to work an alien console. This mysterious piece of alien technology blocks your way as you search for your crewmates in the '…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above The Alpha Boss Guide

Scars Above is just a little-bit Souls-y, and that means bosses. If you've been playing the game for an hour or two, you've likely come across a giant rock-faced monster called The Alpha that prowls…

February 28, 2023 | 09:14 EST

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Scars Above Review

Scars Above, a new third-person action-adventure from Mad Head Games, has a lot going for it on paper. It's a linear game that doesn't require crafting resources or going on side missions. While…

February 28, 2023 | 12:05 EST

The Wolf, also known as Bunji, in the new Gungrave G.O.R.E update

Gungrave G.O.R.E Update Invites You To Go Bunji Jumping

A new Gungrave G.O.R.E update is live, bringing a fan-favorite character into the fold and allowing you to play as him. The Wolf, also known as Bunji, is one of Grave's longest-standing rivals, and…

January 27, 2023 | 11:00 EST

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Nightdive Confirms System Shock Remake Release Date

Nightdive has shared a new update on the ongoing development of its System Shock remake. The studio says that although System Shock's current March release window is far from its first, there are…

January 3, 2023 | 10:04 EST

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The Last Oricru

The Last Oricru is an action RPG that aims to give the player lots of choices to make, giving decisions far reaching consequences beyond the initial quest they appear in. The story takes place on a…

December 27, 2022 | 09:56 EST

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Gungrave G.O.R.E

Gungrave G.O.R.E is the latest entry in the bloody third person shooter series Gungrave. G.O.R.E sees edgy anti-hero Grave once again heading through seedy city streets, mowing down enemies in a…

December 26, 2022 | 03:05 EST

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Gungrave G.O.R.E Review

I've already introduced the world of Gungrave in two separate articles, so I don't feel the need to do it again. Here's the short version: two PlayStation 2 games, an anime, and about 20 years of…

November 22, 2022 | 05:00 EST

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Scars Above

Scars Above is a sci-fi third-person action-adventure shooter set on a massive alien structure called The Metahedron that suddenly appears in the Earth's orbit. You are part of The Sentient Contact…

November 17, 2022 | 12:19 EST

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Gungrave G.O.R.E Did Not Leave Me Wanting Gungrave More

Once upon a time, in the long ago times of 2002, Gungrave was released on the PlayStation 2. It's a solid, if forgettable, third-person shooter that was followed the next year by an anime adaption,…

October 25, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Last Oricru AIDA Boss Fight Guide

In terms of enemy and boss variety, The Last Oricru offers players a lot. The final boss, however, can be incredibly frustrating without knowing the mechanics that can be used to take her down more…

October 13, 2022 | 04:00 EDT

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The Last Oricru Review

With a market that offers a number of souls-like games, alongside others that offer choices that impact your story, it's hard to stand apart. The Last Oricru mixes both, offering the promise of…

October 13, 2022 | 04:00 EDT

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The Last Oricru Citadel Vault Guide - Symbol Locations

  If you've been playing The Last Oricru, chances are you've already unlocked the City Vault and claimed the riches within. As you continue through the game, you'll come to the Citadel, which is a…

October 13, 2022 | 04:00 EDT

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SHODAN Plans A System Shock Remake Showdown In March 2023

We finally have a release window for the System Shock remake, and it might be sooner than you think. SHODAN, who might very well be the most famous villain in gaming history, will be hunting you down…

October 11, 2022 | 11:31 EDT

Last Oricru City Vault After Being Unlocked

The Last Oricru City Vault Guide - Symbol Locations

One of the strengths of The Last Oricru is that it rewards you for exploration. As you make your way through the game, you'll have to fight your way through the city - which will later become wide…

October 13, 2022 | 04:00 EDT

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Gungrave G.O.R.E Game Pass Announcement Excites Studio Iggymob Fans

Studio Iggymob has revealed that its upcoming action title Gungrave G.O.R.E. will be available for Xbox One and Xbox Series S|X on day one for Xbox Game Pass subscribers. Gungrave G.O.R.E was first…

September 7, 2022 | 03:34 EDT

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System Shock's Remake Makes a Once Clunky Game Accessible

The remake to the original System Shock has seen its fair share of delays, but the end is finally in sight. After getting my hands on the remake for System Shock, though, I can say these delays were…

September 4, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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The Chant Release Date Awakens This November

Brass Token and Prime Matter have unveiled the forthcoming The Chant release date. The spooky action-adventure game will launch for PC and current-gen consoles this November, bringing eldritch…

August 18, 2022 | 10:27 EDT

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How To Respawn Dolmen Bosses And Why You Should

Dolmen features most of what you'd expect from a Soulslike title – challenging combat, slow and methodical exploration, and plenty of weapons and armor to craft. However, it differentiates itself in…

May 20, 2022 | 02:53 EDT

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Dolmen Dementula Boss Guide: How To Beat The First Boss

As you make your way through the sci-fi world of Dolmen, you'll come across a variety of tough-as-nails boss fights, but there's nothing quite like your first. Thankfully, the game does a good job of…

May 20, 2022 | 02:53 EDT

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Dolmen Review

Have you ever watched a cookery show or a concert and thought "hey, I could do that"? If so, there are two potential reasons for that: one, you genuinely could do that; two, the presenter or musician…

May 19, 2022 | 11:00 EDT

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Looking for a dark space game to explore and survive in? Check out Dolmen, an indie action RPG from developer Massive Work Studio. The player is brought to the alien-infested world of Revion Prime,…

December 12, 2021 | 04:19 EST

The radiation descends!

Encased Review

Considering how little would remain after an apocalyptic event, it’s a scenario that continues to be explored thoroughly. Creators have examined so many different aspects of what one might experience…

September 6, 2021 | 08:00 EDT

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Encased is a classic, isometric RPG in the vein of classics like Wasteland and the Fallout series, by indie developer Dark Crystal.  Set in a dystopian environment, explore a hostile wasteland,…

September 7, 2021 | 03:04 EDT

Brave Dome Dwellers!

Looking At The Casing of Encased

There are so many post-apocalypse stories set in the near and far future but not in the past. Looking back through history, there are quite a few moments to pick from where things could have…

July 6, 2021 | 08:00 EDT


Dolmen Delayed to 2022, Now Being published by Prime Matter

Dolmen, a third-person action RPG, now has a new publisher, Prime Matter, the newest publishing label of Koch Media, which was revealed at E3 2021. This was revealed along with the Dolmen delay to…

June 14, 2021 | 10:37 EDT