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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…

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The Butterfly Sign Review – Still Just a Caterpillar

The Butterfly Sign is a game that took me three days to beat. Rather, it is a game that took three days to get running, and then about ninety minutes to…

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KekRaptor: A Procedurally Generated Review of a Procedurally Generated Game

It’s been a little over half a year since the release of the highly debated and polarizing indie space explorer No Man’s Sky. In the following months after release, developer Hello…

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InnerSpace Releasing this Summer, Console Release With Aspyr Media

PolyKnight Games have announced that their space exploration game InnerSpace will also be released on PC, as well as Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One during the summer. This news…

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Waking the Glares to release on Steam March 15th

Italian indie developer Wisefool Studio announces the release date for the first two chapters of Waking the Glares, a story exploration game centered around the themes of symbols and the…