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Bacon Man: A tasty but fatty adventure
4 years ago

Bacon Man: A tasty but fatty adventure

Let’s be real, people are obsessed with bacon. Not only do people love eating it, but they love adding it to everyday items too. There’s bacon-flavored lip gloss, mayonnaise, soda …
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Subnautica preview: Diving right in
4 years ago

Subnautica preview: Diving right in

We’re often told that we know more about the surface of the Moon than we do our own oceans. Silent, dark and mysterious, the expanses of the ocean make a …
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Below preview: How far are you willing to go?
4 years ago

Below preview: How far are you willing to go?

Below has a simple concept. Throw players into the wilderness and see how far they can descend into an underground labyrinth. The premise isn’t unique in nature, but the execution …
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Tumblestone preview: Finally a match three game that doesn’t suck
4 years ago

Tumblestone preview: Finally a match three game that doesn’t suck

When the emails went out to press to make appointments for this year’s PAX East, one came across our desks that was met with mixed responses. Our editor initially blew …
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Mages of Mystralia preview: Spellbound
4 years ago

Mages of Mystralia preview: Spellbound

Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda series has made for popular source material over the years. Beyond Good & Evil and the Darksiders franchise are two prime examples from gaming’s past, with …
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You’ll die often in Necropolis, but you might still come back for more
4 years ago

You’ll die often in Necropolis, but you might still come back for more

Demon’s Souls, Dark Souls, Bloodborne — these are games I have intentionally avoided. Sure, they look enticing, and their Metacritic scores are in the high ’80s to low 90s, but …
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AER preview: Thin air
4 years ago

AER preview: Thin air

We’ll always wonder what it’s like to take fly among the clouds like a bird, to defy these wingless bodies we’re cursed with and soar through idyllic skies. Few among …
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We Happy Few preview: Make a joyful noise
4 years ago

We Happy Few preview: Make a joyful noise

Have you ever had a very realistic dream that you couldn’t wake up from? One where everything seemed normal, but you just couldn’t shake the shivering feeling that something was …
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Flinthook preview: A gripping rogue-lite adventure
4 years ago

Flinthook preview: A gripping rogue-lite adventure

This year’s PAX East was filled with tons of indie rogue-likes and rogue-lites. There were a number that were fun to play, but there was one making its first PAX …
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Thimbleweed Park is the adventure of ‘a total a**hole’
4 years ago

Thimbleweed Park is the adventure of ‘a total a**hole’

“Ransom is probably the worst part of the game. He’s like a total a**hole, right?”

That’s Ron Gilbert, co-creator of Thimbleweed Park on Ransom, a dirty-joke-telling clown you’ll love to …
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