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Kickstarter Roundup: Light Fall, Guardians of the Forest and Umbra

Yooka-Laylee and Bloodstained have stolen the show when it comes to Kickstarter projects. Talented developers splintered off from the big names they worked for to dabble in genres that are rare nowadays. However, I think it’s not fair to give these games so much focus when other, smaller projects are turning to Kickstarter to crowdsource more »

Sunset makes you wonder what people notice about you

Sunset, Tale of Tales’ latest PC game, allows players to eavesdrop on a man’s life by cleaning his apartment. His maid, Angela, moves around every day, sight unseen. She’s privy to his every moment, and her slightest actions could have an influence on his life. This article isn’t about that. No, this article is how more »

Here’s Your May 22, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Ready for 33 indie game bundles? Well, you don’t get much of a choice. It’s been a busy week, and there are a ton of indie game bundles to sift through. Quite a few are new, more than a few have worthwhile games and you’ll regret it if you don’t go through them all. This more »

CD Projekt Red’s new The Witcher 3 patch addresses graphics issues

You may have noticed that The Witcher 3 is a fantastic RPG, perhaps by being woken by the midnight hiss of its personal hype train. You may also have heard that it’s not perfect: many disgruntled users are crying graphical discrepancy, centering on an alleged visual downgrade from the version of the game that was promoted in 2013. Developer CD more »

Martial arts MMO Blade & Soul is coming to to the West this winter

That’s one more regional barrier for the scrap heap. Developer NCSOFT announced it will be bringing martial arts MMORPG Blade & Soul to North America and Europe this winter. The free-to-play MMO will be playable in French, German and English, but its Western counterpart is currently early in development. Community Director Omeed Dariani told Polygon that the new version’s current state is more »

Christmas in February, or why some studios are skipping holiday 2015

Black Friday gets a bad rap. At least in America, it’s touted as the peak of consumerism, the one day out of the year when we all tap into our reptilian brain and use bits of plastic to fight over other bits of plastic, like credit-savvy vultures bickering over a kill in the Sahara. The more »

Invisible Inc. Review: Order of operations

Invisible Inc Price: $19.99 System(s): PC (Eventually PS4) Release Date: May 12, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Klei Entertainment (Klei Entertainment) I would make a terrible spy. On a scale of Call of Duty trailers to James Bond, I’m about as subtle as a startled cat wearing a suit of castanets. Apparently, I’m also impulsive and greedy. Leave no safe behind, I say. Especially if more »

World of Warcraft is hosting a selfie contest

I don’t know how all of you feel, dear readers, but when Blizzard announced the addition of their S.E.L.F.I.E. camera to World of Warcraft back in January 2015, I thought it was ridiculously corny. The item, which is awarded from a level 100 Garrison mission, allows players to literally take selfies of their characters while more »

Final Fantasy XI free through May 25, 2015 when you reactivate an old character

Square Enix will treat retired Final Fantasy XI veterans to free game time if they reactive their old accounts before May 25, 2015. The “Return Home to Vana’diel Campaign” applies to characters that were deleted manually by their owner or automatically due to inactivity. The Ultimate Collection Seekers edition of the game will also be free to eligible more »

Grand Theft Auto V sales approach 52m

Rockstar’s latest has proven every bit as popular as you’d expect. In its most recent earnings report, publisher Take-Two Interactive revealed that Grand Theft Auto V has moved “nearly” 52 million units between PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC. This figure covers physical copies of the game, and only those that have been sold more »

Newest Cities Skylines patch adds European buildings and tunnels

Developer Colossal Order Ltd. today (May 19, 2015) released Cities Skylines patch 1.1.0, the game’s first large content update. Otherwise known as the European Theme patch, the update introduces over 50 European style buildings, including the wall-to-wall housing necessary to recreate the country’s iconic window-lined streets. The European structures are a map theme, the Cities Skylines team wrote on more »

No Oculus Rift support for Mac and Linux just yet

Oculus has paused development on Oculus Rift compatibility for OS X and Linux. In a recent blog post, Chief Architect Atman Binstock said the team has instead opted to focus on the consumer versions of the Oculus Rift headset that will launch in early 2016. As such, they will prioritize Windows, the largest PC market, for more »