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Here’s Five Nights At Freddy’s 4, because this game prints money

Did you think that, after three games, the Five Nights At Freddy’s story was over? Don’t feel bad, a lot of people did. After all, if you managed to do the insanely random stuff that allowed you to play the super special hidden mini-games, and then did the really, especially insanely random stuff inside of more »

The Catch 22 of paid Steam Workshop mods

On April 23, 2015, paid mods came to the Steam Workshop. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim was made the poster child of the new business model and has already gained a small collection of buyable user-made content. Graphical augmentations are selling for $2.99 to $4.99, individual weapons are running $0.25 to $0.99, and equipment sets more »

An Octave Higher Review: Musical novel

An Octave Higher Price: $11.99 System(s): PC Release Date: March 27, 2015 Publisher (Developer): AGM Playism (Kidalang) I count myself among the minority crying out for more narrative-driven games and for better narratives within them. The general quality of video game writing needs a serious shot in the arm, but I also want to see more »

Here’s Your April 24, 2015 Indie Game Bundle Update

Today is a fantastic week for indie game bundles. You can’t go wrong, I swear. There are a few bundles that pack together some old indie classics, as well as a bunch of new ones with games you probably haven’t played before. With 33 options available, this is one of the best Indie Game Bundle more »

Katawa Shoujo is getting a physical release in Japan

Katawa Shoujo, the visual novel created by Four Leaf Studios, which consists almost entirely of members from 4chan’s /a/ board, will soon see a Japanese release. The game originally released in English on January 4, 2012, and has since been translated to Spanish and French. This marks the creation of both an official Japanese and disc version. Katawa more »

Pillars of Eternity Review: Put it on a pedestal

Pillars of Eternity Price: System(s): PC Release Date: March 26, 2015 Publisher (Developer): Paradox Interactive (Obsidian Entertainment) ESRB Rating: Rated Mature for Blood, Sexual Themes, Strong Language, and Violence I have a real love/hate relationship with CRPGs. And by that, I mean that I always think I’ll love them, but I never do. The roots more »

Steam Workshop now supports paid mods, starting with Skyrim

User-made mods can now be bought and sold through the Steam Workshop. Although a wealth of player modifications have been available free through the Steam Workshop for years, such content has never been sold, barring a few rare instances of developer-sanctioned DLC. This meant the vast majority of mods were passion projects. Thus the aim of the new more »

Killing Floor 2 comes to Steam Early Access

Killing Floor 2, the unabashedly gory sequel to Tripwire Interactive’s original horde shooter, is now playable via Steam’s Early Access program. The current version of the game represents a “polished beta,” Tripwire said, is fully playable in co-op or single-player, and does not have any game-breaking bugs. Although many Perks and weapons are absent at this more »

Starbound’s ship-based pets aren’t too important yet

Starbound received a rather large update this month that does some things. Good things, on the whole, but also some that are rather, well, there. Adding the Ark as a location from the transportation gate is one. I don’t want to get into it, but basically it allows you to visit a temple, see some more »

April 2015 Starbound update adds so many useful features

Starbound updates tend to be something of a mixed blessing. On the one hand, you know Chucklefish is making the game better. On the other, it means having to go through and wait for all of your favorite mods to update so you can go back to playing the way “you” want to. In the more »

Kerbal Space Program takes off April 27, 2015

Let’s be honest with ourselves – there aren’t many runaway Early Access hits. Some are good, great even, but few are titles that go above and beyond to impress players. You can count the stars on one hand, and Kerbal Space Program is one of them. It’s about to get even better, though, because something more »

DOTA 2 mod makes the MOBA into a third person shooter

DOTA 2 mod makes the MOBA into a third person shooter Defense of the Ancients 2 is a game with quite a fanbase. It’s done quite well for itself, garnered multiple positive reviews, and people are all about those multiplayer experiences. Which means it isn’t surprising to see a DOTA 2 mod or two come more »