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Book of Demons Preview – The Not-Quite Diablo Clone

From the very start, you can see where Book of Demons draws its main inspiration from, and really that’s the entire point. Presented by developers Thing Trunk as “the first installment of…a series of…

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Victor Vran to arrive on Xbox One and PS4 in 2017

If you like action RPGs, Victor Vran sits at the very core of the genre. As stated in TechRaptor’s review, the game may not do anything special, but what it…

Dead Rising 4 Review – Coal Miner’s Glove

You were right. Everyone who constantly defended the timers and everyone who decried Capcom Vancouver’s insistence of having a new actor take up the mantle of Frank West. You could…

Dishonored 2 and the Stealth Genre’s Split Personality Between Violence and Silence

One of the most fascinating genres in gaming is perhaps the stealth game; unlike the more easily marketable and widely accessible action games that basically revolve around you killing as…

Earth’s Dawn Review – Alien Huntin’

Earth’s Dawn presents an interesting proposition. From developer oneoreight and Western publisher Rising Star Games, here is a game that attempts to fuse side scrolling, combo-driven combat, RPG-style skill with…

Impressive One-Man Project ‘Lost Soul Aside’ Will Be a Timed Exclusive for PS4

Designed and created by one man, Lost Soul Aside is an indie project built in Unreal Engine 4. Bing Yang, the man behind the game, started tweeting screenshots and talking…

Earth’s Dawn Invades Consoles In November

Rising Star Games have announced today that developer oneoreight‘s 2D Beat’em Up, Earth’s Dawn, will be coming to PlayStation 4 on November 1st, and Xbox One on November 2nd, with…

Rogue Wizards

Rogue Wizards Review – Dungeon Crawling Gets Strategic

Take one part roguelike, another part hack n’ slash dungeon crawler, add a heaping helping of loot and you’ve got the beginnings of a very fun indie RPG from Spellbind…

For Honor’s Split-Screen Co-Op Has Been Axed

For Honor, Ubisoft’s upcoming multiplayer melee combat game, recently gave console players their first chance to go hands-on with the game in a closed Alpha. The feedback was strong and…

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning

Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is a single-player hack and slash RPG reminiscent of World of Warcraft, set in an original fantasy universe.