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‘Watch Dogs 2’ Accidentally Confirmed by Ubisoft Developer

When Ubisoft first revealed Watch Dogs, few knew how to respond to the open world, tech-focused game. There was a general sense of enthusiasm there, but also a cautious optimism regarding the game’s more ambitious hacking elements. Then Watch Dogs

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‘Lakeview Cabin Collection’ Review

Many horror games that have been released within the past few years feel like clones of one another with dark, narrow hallways and jump scares lurking around every corner, so it’s always refreshing to see a game that subverts the

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‘Shovel Knight’ PS4 Review

Although most gamers battled the Order of No Quarter last summer to beat the Kickstarter-turned-smash hit Shovel Knight, it is possible there are still some gamers who have yet to play the indie title. In an effort to get the

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Review: ‘Tormentum – Dark Sorrow’ is a Darkly Beautiful Adventure Game

Adventure games aren’t dead, and Tormentum – Dark Sorrow is determined to prove it. Thanks to a successful Indiegogo campaign fronted by developer OhNoo, this beautiful, twisted point-and-click adventure is gracing the screens of PC and Mac users. Inspired by

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‘Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today’ Review

  Compared to other gaming genres, point and click adventure games have a significant amount of freedom in terms of concept; the level of originality is only limited by the developer’s creativity. Dead Synchronicity: Tomorrow Comes Today, however, did not

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‘The Weaponographist’ Review

The term “roguelike” gets thrown around a lot these days. Ostensibly, the term describes a certain type of title: a role-playing game with procedurally generated dungeons and permadeath, meaning that when the player’s character dies, that’s it. Start over from

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‘Underground’ Review

Educational games have been part of the video game culture for decades, with fondly remembered titles such as Oregon Trail and Typing of the Dead gaining cult followings since release. These so-called ‘edutainment’ games are not just a thing of the past, either; recently,

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Broken Age: The Complete Adventure review

Shay and Vella live in entirely separate universes, conjoined only by a recurring theme of over-protection and a call to adventure that leads them to question everything they thought they knew about the world around them. Separate, or so it

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Review: ‘Three Fourths Home’ is Almost There

Three Fourths Home, the first visual game by developer [bracket] games, is a beautiful piece of interactive fiction. As a finalist for the IGF’s Excellence in Narrative award, Three Fourths Home is a balancing act between game and story, between

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‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 3’ Trailer Revealed

It just wouldn’t be the fall without a new Call of Duty. Keeping any annual franchise fresh and engaging is always going to be challenging, even one that has the weight of a massive, devoted multiplayer community behind it like Call

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