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Aquatico has Domes where your civilians actually live as part of its vertical construction

Aquatico Demo Will Let You Build Underwater Cities Soon

City builders have been hot on Steam for a while, as we have observed, with players trying out a wide variety of titles in the genre. One of the upcoming games that's seeking to stand out in the…

September 27, 2022 | 04:48 EDT

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Six Choice Demos in the Steam Game Festival Autumn Edition

2020 may have sucked so far, but that doesn’t mean there’s not some bright spots amongst the gloom. Case in point, the Steam Fall Festival featuring hundreds of demos of upcoming games from many…

October 12, 2020 | 11:30 EDT

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Summer Spookin' in Monster Prom Sequel Monster Camp

Summer is the season of LOVE - and what better time to play a romantic summer-themed dating sim than the oh-so-spooky month of October? It's time to go to Monster Camp! During this week's Steam…

October 16, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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HROT Looks to Be an Excellent Throwback FPS

If you’re into old-school retro FPSes, there’s one game you will definitely need to keep an eye on. HROT is not just a solid throwback shooter, it nails perfectly the Quake vibe of FPS in look, sound…

June 24, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

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Ring of Pain Takes The Rei[g]ns From Other Deckbuilders

The first thing you notice in Ring of Pain is the style. The initial loading screen features an intricate frog, a cute blob of a creature that promises a world that Ring of Pain has no intention of…

June 24, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

A memory error screen in Don't Forget Me

Solve A Conspiracy Through Memory In Don't Forget Me

It's a well-known fact that memory is an unreliable source of information. With the right triggers, we can be convinced to remember something that didn't happen or to omit something that did. Despite…

June 24, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

Lady Love Dies speaks in Paradise Killer

Paradise Killer Is A Wonderfully Weird Detective Story

It's very difficult to pull off "weird" in a story convincingly. Too much weird can risk alienating an audience, but too little can come across as desperate. To see it being done right, look no…

June 23, 2020 | 12:30 EDT


Improve, Adapt, and Dash Through the Wasteland In Undungeon

Undungeon isn't expected for release until late this year, but we were given a little taste of it during the Steam Game Festival. It's been a few years since the game's initial announcement, so I'm…

June 26, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Gloomwood's Demo Backstabs My Expectations

The minute New Blood Interactive showed off the trailer for Gloomwood, I was immediately intrigued. Ever since the 2014 reboot of Thief crashed and burned spectacularly, there hasn't been another…

June 22, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Mess With Fight Crab And You Get The Claws

There's a lot of games in the world that make sense. A mage and her party going on an adventure, a robot destroying others of its kind, or a photographer taking pictures of squirrels. Then there are…

June 21, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Fights in Tight Spaces has Tight Fights in Tight Spaces

How tight can your fight be? Fights in Tight Spaces is all about fights in some of the tiniest grids I have ever seen.  These fights are tight. Tight as in they're awesome, but also in the small…

June 20, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

A grumpy old protagonist of Just Die Already.

Unleash Your Boomer Rage in Just Die Already

Boomers, most often referring to people born between 1946 and 1964, have it tough. They live in a confusing world with all this new computer technology and weird memes that are just baffling to them…

June 22, 2020 | 01:00 EDT

A battle scene in ULTRAKILL

Ultrakill Is Gory, Fast-Paced Fun

We're in the midst of a full-blown retro fast-paced shooter revolution. Doom Eternal leads the charge with its ultra-high-production-value killing spree, while violently cathartic indie offerings…

June 20, 2020 | 11:00 EDT

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Paradise Lost Creates A Grim Alternate Reality

Paradise Lost is a new alternate reality adventure game from developer PolyAmorous and publisher All in! Games. The demo throws you in with absolutely no context but you're playing as a 12-year-old…

June 19, 2020 | 11:00 EDT


Grounded Demo To Be Available This June on Steam and Xbox One

Earlier in one of April's Inside Xbox presentations, we got to see our first glimpse of Obsidian Entertainment's Grounded. The title falls within the survival genre, but with its own twist. Imagine…

May 21, 2020 | 02:20 EDT


Steam Spring Game Festival Had Nearly 3 Million Visitors

Valve's Steam gaming platform is a hallmark in the world of PC gaming, the dominant storefront and a must-have for everyone who wants to play PC games. The platform is known for recapping its…

March 27, 2020 | 04:38 EDT