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Hands-On Ocean Cleanup In Scuba The Submersible’s Ocean Odyssey

August 19, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

Scuba The Submersible’s Ocean Odyssey was among Play NYC 2018’s many VR titles. While last year’s venue presented considerable space concerns for playing VR games, the Hammerstein Ballroom had plenty…

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Unleash Your Wild Side In Origin Of Storms

August 18, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

Origin of Storms was one of a handful of fighting games at Play NYC 2018. I checked it out on Sunday morning, winning a decent victory against a random attendee…

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Going Into the Deep End of Horror With The Deep End Games

August 17, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Audio is so important to horror games. In fact, it may be the most important element. This hit its natural peak in The Deep End Games’ Perception, a horror game crafted…

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Adding to Your Repertoire at Play NYC

August 17, 2018 by Courtney Ehrenhofler

I was walking down an aisle at Play NYC when I suddenly found myself kidnapped by Playful People indie game studio and sitting down at a table with a phone…

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Punch Planet – Hands On With A Nostalgic Fighting Game

August 16, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

On the second day of Play NYC, I was up on the second-floor balcony checking out the dozens of games jam-packed into one tiny area. One particular exhibitor saw that…

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Stone Brings Australian Hip-Hop Stoner Noir to Gaming

August 16, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

Australian hip-hop stoner noir. This is a sentence I never knew I needed in my life. However, when asked if we wanted to get a first look at Stone, a…

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A Simple Chat With Simple Machine About Simple Games

August 15, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

This year at PlayNYC I got to see plenty of games that did weird things. However, a game that took Tweets, mixed them up, and asked you to unscramble them?…

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The Fun of Feeding Llamas With Alpaca Games at Play NYC

August 14, 2018 by Robert Grosso

Who would have thought feeding Llamas would be so relaxing. It seems like a strange premise for a game at first: riding a trolly, picnic basket full of food while…

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127 BPM – Dance Pad Racing On NYC Streets

August 13, 2018 by Robert N. Adams

The second-ever Play NYC had six “Graffiti Games” on display in the opera boxes of the Manhattan Center. Each of these games was created by immigrant developers and specially commissioned as…

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We Happy Few: Uncle Jack Live is a Cool Little VR Advertisement

August 9, 2018 by Samuel Guglielmo

I’m quite excited about We Happy Few. It’s a world I could get lost in thanks to just how weird it all is. While I have to wait to pick…

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