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The Last Encounter is an intergalactic roguelike twin-stick shooter from Exordium Games, that features extensive weapon customization. Set in the far away future, our world is invaded by a superior alien race, and all hope falls to humanity’s last remaining pilots to fight through the games lively, procedurally generated…

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With Monster Hunter Worlds release date right around the corner, we are going to take a look at a similar competitor that show’s a striking resemblance to the successful counterpart from Capcom. Dauntless is a free to play role-playing game, currently being developed by Phoenix Labs, that pits slayers…

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Over the past year, fighting games have popped up all over the place, challenging each other for dominance in a genre that is ruled by the likes of Street Fighter, Tekken, Injustice and Mortal Kombat. It doesn’t matter which poison you decide to drink, the result will be the…

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I’ll admit, I’m a bit apprehensive about this one, simply because of the following phrase uttered by the developers: “Procedurally generated infinite universe”. Of course, there’s nothing inherently wrong with such a concept, but I’m sure many of you couldn’t help but recall “No Man’s Sky”, a disappointment with…

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Kung Fu: Shadow Fist is an absolutely amazing VR game from Digital Precept, LLC. It’s based off of the old-school side-scrolling fighting games, as well as older action movies. The developers said they drew a lot of inspiration from both of those, and it shows through the game being…

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Welcome to Light Fall by Bishop Games, a bring-your-own-platformer where light is not good, dark is not bad, and you’re lead through a land of shadow by a moody owl. You play as a boy with a forgotten past as he treks through the land of Numbra to save its…

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Tinybuild, the publisher who brought us Hello Neighbor, unveiled a new game called Outpost Zero by Symmetric Games. It is a survival game designed to differentiate itself from other survival games, through aspects such as the progression system or the RTS components. It was made in the Unreal Engine…

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Bullet hell games are just plain fun. Sprinkle in some kick-ass music and you get… well, you get Undertale, but remove the RPG elements and instead focus on syncing up the music and gameplay, and that’s how you get Just Shapes and Beats by Berzerk Studio. I’d wanted to play…

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Tunic is an action-adventure game, that seems to take some inspiration from The Legend of Zelda series, but features a unique art style. The combat system is easy to pick up, yet intriguing, incorporating your standard dodge animations and melee attacks. In Tunic, players play as a fox that…

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What happens when you combine invisible robots and their creators in a confined area after a dysfunctional relationship pops off: Madness. Aftercharge is an Asymmetrical first person shooter with two teams composed of entirely different characteristics and play styles. This fun-packed experience comes to us from the development team…

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Paper Mario: The Origami King – My Hopes and Fears

Nintendo arbitrarily dropping a reveal trailer for a Paper Mario game, a franchise that spawned a couple of my favorite games and my favorite RPG period, surprised me in the…

June 6, 2020, 164
Gameplay still from The Last of Us Part II displaying protagonist Ellie hiding behind a pair of trees from two approaching enemies

The Last of Us Part II Promises to Redefine Cinematic Gameplay

We are now less than two weeks out from the release of The Last of Us Part II. Naughty Dog’s sequel to instant cultural phenomenon The Last of Us is…

June 6, 2020, 96

The Persistence Review – Head Space

“Oh set me up with the spirit in the sky, that’s where I’m gunna go when I die.”   Just once I’d like to see a journey through the universe’s…

June 5, 2020, 131
Nookazon Cover Image

Nookazon: The Amazon for Animal Crossing

  As we spend more time quarantined at home, many of us have been trying to perfect our Animal Crossing islands in any way we can. However, some people, including…

June 5, 2020, 188

Bug Fables: The Everlasting Sapling Review – Float Like A Butterfly

In an industry whose frontline is so reliant on spectacle, it’s tough not to conflate evolution with cynicism. More than any other form of entertainment, AAA game development is relentless…

June 4, 2020, 153
Warborn Variable Armour Command is a Turn Based Tactical game by Raredrop games.

Turn-Based Tactics Game Warborn to release June 12th

Warborn: Variable Armour Command is an upcoming turn-based tactics game featuring super mechanized soldiers, known as variable armour. This title is brought to us by Raredrop Games, an indie game…

June 4, 2020, 91

DOOM Eternal Campaign Review – Quite Messy

“You sound real good and you play the part well, but the energy you givin’ off is so unfamiliar — I don’t feel ya.”   Man alive, 2020 is an…

June 3, 2020, 246
Image taken from Saints Row The Third. Depicts the loading screen.

Saints Row The Third Remastered Review: Feels Like 2011

When the original Saints Row launched in 2006 you would be hard-pressed to name something it excelled at. It wasn’t necessarily a bad game, but it seemed like a pale…

June 3, 2020, 249
Street of Rage 4 Characters

Streets of Rage 4 Review – A History of Violence

If you’re anything like me, you’ll remember swaddling up underneath a Power Rangers blanket while playing the original Streets of Rage with a friend or sibling. The franchise is held…

June 3, 2020, 334

Pesterquest Review: Roll Persuasion

Yeah, yeah, I’m a bit late with this one. Homesquared is already well on its way and all anyone wants to talk about is its questionable character choices and whatever…

June 3, 2020, 358