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Colorfiction Announces Surreal Horror Game Ode to a Moon

Back at PlayNYC I got a chance to talk to Max Arocena, also known as Colorfiction, about his game 0°N 0°W. I was in love with the game’s style and…

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Transference

Transference is an escape-room inspired game that aims to take the first person exploration genre to a new level with a haunting mystery, psychological thriller elements and more. Playable both…

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FAR: Lone Sails Review – Greatness in Small Things

Most games are developed as an attempt to emulate the most successful games of their respective niche. At best, developers try to distinguish their games cosmetically. Such games can still…

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FAR: Lone Sails

FAR: Lone Sails is an exploration adventure video game developed by Swiss studio Okomotive. It is the studio’s first game. It released on Microsoft Windows and OS X on 17…

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Sea of Thieves Review – Yarr, It Be No Man’s Sea

From a conceptual standpoint, Sea of Thieves represents the next frontier of what is possible in gaming. After all, it is a game that revolves around giving the player an…

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Fe Demo First Impressions

When I was in New York City recently, I had the opportunity for a hands on demo of Fe, an action adventure game from Swedish developer Zoink. Fe will be…

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Sunless Skies Encourages Exploration with the Exploration Update

Sunless Skies, the latest release from Failbetter Games and the semi-sequel to Sunless Sea, released its latest update on January 31st entitled Exploration. Incorporating much of the work from the…

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Tacoma Review – What Did I Miss?

There’s an age-old question that game theorists have long thought futile to answer: What is a video game? No one agrees on the exact parameters or qualifications, but it’s still…

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Deliriant Review – Deliriously Dull

At some point in your life, most likely in high school, you’ve probably had to read The Yellow Wallpaper. The short story serves as a critique of how women’s healthcare…

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The Butterfly Sign

The Butterfly Sign is an episodic first-person Adventure/Exploration game with puzzle elements, similar to The Vanishing of Ethan Carter. The first episode was launched on December 13th, 2016 on Steam. Its follow-up, Human Error, released on…