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Dreams concept image showing a kaleidoscopic display of shapes, colors, and guitars

Media Molecule Opens Up Dreams Beta Evaluation

The potential of Media Molecule’s game-creation system, Dreams, has seemed limitless since its debut and starting today, Dreams has made another massive stride. Central to the platform’s focus is the ability to…

March 13, 2020, 214
Gameplay still from The Pedestrian showing a platforming sequence taking place along the railway

The Pedestrian Review – As Above, so Below

There’s something unanimously humbling about exiting the New York City underground subways, where subterranean confines with claustrophobic depths give way to another world entirely. Skies with no end reign above…

February 7, 2020, 382

Lightmatter Review — You Light up My Life

To the same degree that light spreads out from the aperture it shines through, the creative energy seething from Valve’s The Orange Box permeated all levels of game development. The…

January 24, 2020, 393
Gameplay still from Fade to Silence, features protagonist getting swept up in blizzard

Fade to Silence Review – Cosmic Variance

Searching After Horror Underneath interchangeable demons and killers, the core of the horror experience is a balance of mundanity and payoff. The ability for implied terror to reign over you…

October 22, 2019, 452
Gameplay still from Observation, features NPC Jim floating from one chamber in the ship to the next

Observation Review – Space Voyeur

Nothing quite erodes the ego like bearing witness to utter isolation. A world comprised of limited parts that you still can’t grasp firm control of. The promise of an endless…

October 7, 2019, 440
Isometric gameplay still of Disco Elysium, portraying gunplay

Disco Elysium Announced for October 15th Release

The long-anticipated open-world detective RPG Disco Elysium has a release date and it’s sooner than you may expect! Developer ZA/UM’s intricate translation of pen-and-paper character development to a stylish isometric…

September 18, 2019, 483
Cinematic still of skateboarding simulator Session, showing player's character olleying off a ledge

Early Access Launch Trailer for Session Has Released

It’s been a vacant few years for skateboarding games in the aftermath of the implosion of the Tony Hawk franchise, and EA’s radio silence on the trajectory for Skate, but…

September 17, 2019, 723
Left Alive gameplay image, features main character Mikhail behind cover

Left Alive Postmortem Review– Metal Gear Slop

Dead in the Water Amidst the legendary blowouts of its contemporaries Anthem and Fallout 76, it is the relatively under-the-radar Left Alive that has been given the bomb beneath the…

September 9, 2019, 589
Three new character roles added in Red Dead Online update displayed standing alongside each other

Red Dead Online Update Announced for September 10

The ever-bustling Red Dead Online has had its ups and downs in recent months, but a new update bearing zero microtransactions will be in the hands of players on September…

September 3, 2019, 359
Gameplay image of Wreckfest, portraying multiple cars crashing into each other with scraps flying

Wreckfest Receives Huge Free Update for PC

Accompanying the release of Wreckfest‘s feverishly anticipated PS4 and Xbox One ports, a major free update for the PC version has been unveiled, with new tracks and vehicles that will…

August 28, 2019, 464

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