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9 Games To Check Out if You Love Character Creation

Character creation, at its best, is the ability to create a unique new person. There’s a lot you can do with your imagination, but ideally, RPGs are giving you the tools to bring your imagination to life. Most players…

Indie Game Spotlight: Embody a Daemon in ‘Qasir al-Wasat’

In Qasir al-Wasat: International Edition you take on the role of an invisible, lonesome daemon summoned from another world to complete an assassination mission in an eerie palace that’s in-between worlds. But while you are incredibly deadly, you are fragile…
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Review: Oxenfree

A group of high school friends are camping out on an abandoned island when things start to get very, very strange. Release Date: January 15, 2016 Platform: Xbox One, PC, Mac Official Website I like games that give me…
Minecraft Educational Edition

Minecraft: Educational Edition Is the Official Classroom Version You’ve Been Waiting For

Microsoft has done a very smart thing and purchased MinecraftEdu, a company which adapts Minecraft for the classroom. Together, they will release a new version of Minecraft called Minecraft: Educational Edition, with added features designed specifically for teachers. The…

Oxenfree Gets The Film Treatment, But I’m Not Worried

The creators of dialogue-driven teen thriller Oxenfree have set their sights on expanding the  game into films and more. Developers Adam Hines and Sean Krankel of Night School Studio each have legacies of working on multimedia properties. Hines was a…

Thriller Video Game ‘Oxenfree’ Gets Collector’s Edition, PS4 release

Oxenfree was recently released for Xbox One, Mac, and Windows PC, and it’s already working on a collector’s edition. The special edition won’t ship until late February, but if you order it, your game code will be emailed to…
Goat Simulator “Payday” Trailer

iconGoat Simulator “Payday” Trailer

The new “Payday” DLC for Goat Simulator lets you beat people up and take their money; do pranks; buy masks, be a camel or a dolphin in a wheelchair; and more!

Psychonauts 2 Hits Crowdfunding Goal of $3.3 Million

Tim Schafer and the team at Double Fine have proven once again that they are masters of crowdfunding. For the third time, they have succeeded in raising a huge amount of money, this time on crowdfunding platform Fig.co for the…
Star Wars: The Old Republic

11 Reasons Why Star Wars: The Old Republic Is Still Worth Playing

When I was invited to beta test a new game from Bioware called Star Wars: The Old Republic four years ago, I was both apprehensive and excited. I had never played a MMORPG before, but I’d played plenty of…

11 Promising Indie Games Coming in 2016

It’s just barely January and we already know that the coming 12 months are going to see some pretty exciting game releases: Zelda for Wii U, ReCore, The Last Guardian, Zelda for Wii U, Star Fox Zero, Zelda for Wii U…But…
Tengami

iconTengami: The Art of a Folding World

Tengami is an atmospheric adventure game that takes place inside an authentically folding pop-up book world. In this GDC 2015 talk from co-creator Jennifer Schneidereit, you get an inside look at the tools the team developed to create realistically folding…

Valve Issues Apology and Explanation for Christmas Security Breach

Valve has finally issued an apology for the security breach that affected Steam on Christmas Day. The breach evidently affected roughly 34,000 users, and was attributed to a denial of service attack and a caching error. For about 90…

Steam Had a Serious Security Mishap on Christmas Day

If you buy games on Steam (who doesn’t?), you might want to pay attention to this. Due to an internal “configuration change”—not a cyber attack—your personal information may have been shared with a total stranger. After placing a game in their…
Star Wars in WoW

iconStar Wars in World of Warcraft >> TradeChat

TradeChat walks us through all the Star Wars weapons, quests and easter eggs in World of Warcraft.

iconiamfallfromgrace’s Top 5 Games of 2015

Australian gamer iamfallfromgrace counts down her favorite games of 2015, which include an FPS, a horror game, an RPG, an action-adventure game and an indie title.

That Dragon, Cancer Launches January 12

Numinous Games has announced that That Dragon, Cancer will launch on January 12. The game is a tribute and memorial to the creator’s five-year-old son, Joel, who passed away in March of 2014. It follows the lives of a family whose…
Undertale

Why UnderTale Won the Internet

In a stunning upset, 2015’s UnderTale managed to beat out 127 established video game heavyweights like Mass Effect and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of time to win the 20th anniversary edition of GameFAQ’s Best. Game. Ever. contest last…

Indie Game Spotlight: Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star

The birds of St. PigeoNation’s Institute are back in Hatoful Boyfriend: Holiday Star. Players will travel to new fantastic location and find romance in the holiday-themed sequel to Hatoful Boyfriend. Besides all of the previous pigeon boyfriends, there’s a…

Minecraft: Story Mode Episode Four Is On Its Way

The fourth episode of Minecraft: Story Mode is coming to digital distribution services worldwide starting Tuesday, December 22. It is available on PC and Mac, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and iOS and Android. The episode…

Indie Game Spotlight: The Ritual on Weylyn Island

22-year-old Moira Weylyn is meeting her few remaining family members on a remote Pacific North West Island for the reading of her late Grandfather’s last will and testament. But once she gets to his secluded property, she realizes her…

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