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Graphics exist to serve aesthetics. You will never convince me otherwise. You can have the worlds most powerful engine, and the highest resolution current hardware will allow, but without a strong aesthetic, your game will still look like deep-fried ass. So many games (especially from larger publishers) forget this…

Debut Performances (Check…

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The recent release of SloClap’s debut game, Absolver, really got me thinking (and not just because I adore it). How do you get your first ever game right? A studio’s first game is usually a deciding factor in the company’s long term success, so it being good is crucial. But outside…

Spellforce 3 is…

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You can never go wrong with a solid Role-Playing game. Throw in the mix of an RTS and you have the recipe for a very interesting concept. I had the opportunity to sit down and get some hands on time with Spellforce 3 at PAX West this weekend, and…

PAX West: Exclusive…

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Warframe is a free-to-play cooperative third-person shooter developed by Digital Extremes. In Warframe, you take on the role of the Tenno, an ancient race that finds their self at war with other factions. The game is very multiplayer focused as you team up with friends to complete raids, travel…

The Indie Investigation…

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Thank Christ August is ending.   I’ll be honest, I looked forward to this month. Xbox One’s Summer Spotlight rolled out in full force along with its newly added Creator’s Collection, and all I got was shovelware, asset flips, and boredom. Screw it, if Microsoft isn’t going to play…

PAX West: Interview…

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Total War: Warhammer II has been a highly anticipated title for this year. With four new races and new features to the campaign, players will have the chance to experience the world of Warhammer like they never have before. You can check out some gameplay below. We had the…

Call of Duty:…

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Call of duty: WWII, brought to us by Sledgehammer Games, could be the bounce back the franchise and community needs. Over the weekend, Sledgehammer gave all PS4 players that preordered the game the chance to try it out for themselves in the Weekend One beta. I was one of…

The Game Industry:…

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I love gaming and I love gaming culture (most of the time). I wanted to make that clear, in case this sounds like an attack on the medium as a whole. It is precisely because I love gaming that I feel the need to raise the following issues. The industry…

Netflix’s Death Note…

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I am hesitant to call this a review, mainly because I like to look at things objectively. For the first time in my career, I am having trouble doing so. When it comes to the masterpiece of Death Note, (not you, Adam Wingard), I have been passionate about the series…

Reasons To Love…

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You may well have heard of Pyre’s creators. Developers SuperGiant are the minds behind two previous wonderful games, Bastion and Transistor. If you’ve played either of those you’ll know that their latest effort, Pyre has a lot to live up to. And live up it does. Pyre is warm, touching and genuinely thought-provoking, weaving a tale focused on a large ensemble…

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Landscape shot of Dark Envoy gameplay, turn-based gameplay presented at an isometric angle

“Tactical RPG” Dark Envoy Announced for 2020

Out of the blue, Event Horizon Games has announced Dark Envoy, a “non-linear RPG” with tactical combat and a gothic steampunk feel. The cryptic trailer nonetheless gives us a glimpse of…

August 6, 2019, 665

Halo Boss Promises Xbox One Version of Halo Infinite High Quality

With Halo Infinite slated to release holiday 2020, gamers are concerned that the Xbox One version of the next Halo title will be a watered-down port compared to the next-gen version. The…

August 6, 2019, 519

Riot Games Confirms Development on New Fighting Game

League of Legends developer and creator Riot Games announced during EVO 2019 that the studio is currently making a brand new fighting game. The founder of EVO and developer at…

August 5, 2019, 482
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“More Information” on Pokemon Sword/Shield coming August 7

Announced in a tweet from the official Pokemon twitter account, we’ll be receiving news about the upcoming main series Pokemon games, Sword and Shield on August 7th (two days from now!) at 6…

August 5, 2019, 783
Golden Borderlands 3 logo

Borderlands 3 Has Officially Gone Gold

Gearbox has announced through Twitter that Borderlands 3 has officially gone gold. This means that development on the game is 100% complete and that the game is ready to be…

August 2, 2019, 517
Promotional Art for No Man's Sky Beyond. Depicts the text "No Mans's Sky Beyond" set to a white background

No Man’s Sky Beyond is Coming August 14th

The next big update for No Man’s Sky, entitled Beyond, is coming on August 14th. Hello Games, the developer of No Man’s Sky have just confirmed the release date on…

August 2, 2019, 546

Forged of Blood Review – The Dark Souls of Tactical RPGs

Making waves in the rich, turn-based tactical RPG scene is a road not taken by many developers. The risk of making or breaking in this saturated market scares even the…

August 1, 2019, 1,318

Quest Hunter Review

Are you trying to scratch that dungeon-crawling, RPG itch? Already played through Diablo, Titan Quest, Torchlight, and the Sacred series? Then Quest Hunter is the game you’re looking for! Quest Hunter…

August 1, 2019, 1,787
Project Witchstone Key Art

Sandbox RPG Project Witchstone Releases Q2 2020

Spearhead Games is known for games like Stories: The Path of Destinies and Omensight, and now they’ve announced a release window of Q2 2020 for their latest sandbox RPG, Project…

August 1, 2019, 434
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Potential PlayStation 5 Price Increase in U.S. Due to Tariffs

The PlayStation 5, expected for release during the holidays of 2020, may be getting a little more expensive. For well over a year, the United States has been increasing its…

July 31, 2019, 387