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Hands-On With The Delicious Delights Of Chef Umami

Chef Umami is in a class of games that I had seen at previous Playcrafting events but didn’t have the time to check out. Thankfully, the TechRaptor team spent over…

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Miasma Caves – Digging For Treasure & Dodging Cave-Ins

I first saw Miasma Caves at Play NYC 2017. I was completely taken in by a gigantic banner of a cute dragon girl and decided to learn a bit more about…

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Kingdom Bash – TechRaptor Goes Hands-On With A Four-Way Melee

I first saw Kingdom Bash at a Playcrafting event a couple of years back. It was one of a few games tucked into a corner that I just didn’t have time…

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

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

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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PC Building Simulator Early Access Preview – Pretty Cool

There is some measure of people out there who look at fancy, high-end PCs with more LEDs than a billboard and wonder just exactly how they’re put together. It’s a…

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Astroneer Early Access Preview – A Solid Foundation

With each passing day, the possibility of ubiquitous space travel nears ever closer. There are untold valuable resources just in our own little asteroid belt, nevermind the countless planets beyond…

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Rokh Preview – A Rocky Start

Survival games are nothing new, but even within this genre are several sub-genres. There’s zombie survival, PvP survival, wilderness survival (I’m looking at you, The Long Dark), and the one that…

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Mushroom Wars 2 First Impressions – What A Fun Guy

One of the appointments I had in advance for Play NYC was to see Mushroom Wars 2 by Zillion Whales, an RTS-esque game where you send out adorable little armies of…

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All Walls Must Fall Early Access Impressions – The Club Can’t Even Handle Me

I can only imagine the boardroom at inbetweengames (a studio made up of 3 former YAGER veterans) during the development of All Walls Must Fall. I can see them with an…