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Draugen Review – Companion Tesseract

A lot of games these days try to take over our lives with a plethora of content and features. After a while, you start wishing for shorter, more self-contained experiences,…

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Unravel The Mind’s Mysteries in Psychological Thriller The Shattering

Indie publisher Deck13 Spotlight and developer SuperSexySoftware have announced a new psychological thriller first-person mystery adventure, The Shattering, slated for release by Q4 2019. The game takes place within the protagonist…

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Rainswept Review – Rainswept And Interesting

Detectives and adventure games go together like fish and chips. The combination of logic puzzles and a narrative focus just works well with solving mysteries. Rainswept very much takes that…

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Whispers of a Machine Preview – Goodbye, AI

From Skynet to Cybermen, fiction is full of tales of technology run amok. But what happens after? That is one of the central themes in Whispers of a Machine, the…

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EA Announces Sims 4 StrangerVille Game Pack

The Sims 4 is about to get a little bit stranger, with the release of their newest game pack The Sims 4 StrangerVille. With a release date of February 26 2019…

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Return of the Obra Dinn Review – Tour de Force

Imagine a logic puzzle designed by Edgar Allan Poe, the creator of the detective story. It would be a specific type of puzzle, similar to the Zebra Puzzle or Einstein’s Riddle.…

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Unforeseen Incidents Review – The Handy Cure for Boredom

There’s just not enough games about good, old-fashioned plagues these days. Proper plagues, not zombie/vampire/werewolf mutations in disguise. Admittedly, when I volunteered to review Unforeseen Incidents, by Application Systems Heidelberg…

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Lamplight City Review – An Illuminating Experience

Ever wanted to try and solve your own steampunk murder mystery and expose the darkened, noir underbelly of an illustrious city? Here’s your chance! Written and designed by Francisco Gonzalez,…

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Detective Pikachu First Impressions – A Bolt of Brilliance!

After 21 years of Pokémon games, we’ve seen more spin-offs than you can shake a Turtwig at. From Pokémon Ranger, Mystery Dungeon and Rumble to Hey You Pikachu!, Pinball and Trozei!. In 2018, Nintendo…

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Solve The Mysteries of Omensight’s Action Narrative Hybrid

One of the true goals of any sequel should be to improve on what came before. If your first game had some rough spots or mechanics that didn’t work out,…