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Stealth Inc. Ultimate Edition is Coming to Japan

Stealth Inc. Ultimate Edition is Coming to Japan Curve Digital have formed an alliance with Square Enix to bring a console conversion of their stealth platform game, Stealth Inc., to Japan on Playstation 4. Jason Perkins, Curve Digital Managing Director, stated “We’ve been interested in bringing Stealth Inc to Japan ever since E3 last year, when we...
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The Swapper Review

The Swapper Review The Swapper Developer: Facepalm Games, Curve Studios Publisher: Curve Studios Platforms: PlayStation 4 (reviewed), PlayStation 3, PlayStation Vita Release Date: 6 August, 2014 Price: $22.95 - Available Here Overview The Swapper was first released on PC in May last year, gathering a decent amount of press...
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Super Mario Kart Sees a Surprise Release on the Wii U Virtual Console

Super Mario Kart Sees a Surprise Release on the Wii U Virtual Console While we usually don’t think about new eShop releases until Thursday, Nintendo have snuck up on us and gave us a reason to celebrate it seems. As of today, you can download Super Mario Kart for the Wii U in all of its now Gamepad enabled greatness. Sure, it is a lot different if you’re riding by...
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So Many Me Review

So Many Me Review So Many Me Developer: Extend Studio Publisher: ORiGO GAMES Platforms: PC (Reviewed), Mac, Linux Release Date: July 17th, 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Puzzle games have never been my strong suit, nor have I ever been gifted with the particular knack required to beat puzzles easily....
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Luna Shattered Hearts Up for Voting on Steam Greenlight

Luna Shattered Hearts Up for Voting on Steam Greenlight Indie developers Gillis has launched their new game on Steam Greenlight. Luna Shattered Hearts Episode 1 is a platforming RPG. The game stars Lithien and Dez. Both are self-centered jerks that most people would make an effort to avoid, but the two are about to embark on a journey that will see them grow...
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The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy Review

The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy Review The Ratchet & Clank Trilogy  Developer: Insomniac Games Publisher: Sony Platforms: PS Vita Release Date: 2 July, 2014 Price: $34.99 – Available Here Overview I first experienced the Ratchet & Clank series in the shape of Tools of Destruction, the first and (according to Metacritic) best...
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Abyss Odyssey Review

Abyss Odyssey Review Abyss Odyssey Developer: ACE Team Publisher: Atlus Platform: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 15 July 2014 Price: $14.99 – Available Here Overview Chilean developers ACE Team moved into a new IP territory with their latest game, Abyss Odyssey. The team mixes fighting game...
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htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary’s English subtitled trailer released

htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary’s English subtitled trailer released Last week we learned that NIS America is planning on giving htoL#NiQ: The Firefly Diary a digital release in North America and Europe this Fall and today the company released their first English subtitled trailer for the title. While we have seen plenty of gameplay footage before, this is the first time...
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Child of Light now available on the PS Vita

Child of Light now available on the PS Vita A couple of months ago we learned that Ubisoft was planning on releasing Child of Light, their turn-based RPG, as a digital download for the PlayStation Vita. Well now that day is here and you can now download Child of Light’s standard edition on the Vita for £11.99 while a complete edition that...
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Shovel Knight Review

shovel-knight-boxart-02&h=120&w=120&zc=1 Shovel Knight Developer: Yacht Club Games Publisher: Yacht Club Games Platform: Nintendo Wii U, 3DS (Reviewed), PC Release Date: June 26, 2014 Price: $14.99 BUY NOW! Overview Remember when you had to blow the dust out of your cartridges? That wonderful 8-bit music? Even if you were born after the NES-era,...
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Dead Space 3, TowerFall Ascension and More Hitting PS Plus in July

Dead Space 3, TowerFall Ascension and More Hitting PS Plus in July Sony Computer Entertainment Australia announced the PlayStation Plus lineup for July, with acclaimed platformer TowerFall Ascension and Capcom action title Strider headlining the PS4 offerings. To be added for the PlayStation 3 is Dead Space 3 and the 2D action-puzzler Vessel. PS Vita owners have LEGO...
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Oscura: Second Shadow Review

Oscura: Second Shadow Review Oscura: Second Shadow Developer: Chocolate Liberation Front Publisher: Surprise Attack Games Platforms: iOS (Reviewed), Mac Release Date: June 26th, 2014 Price: $3.79 - Available Here Overview   Oscura: Second Shadow is an interesting platformer developed by Ole Alfheim of Chocolate Liberation...
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Magicite Review

Magicite Review Magicite Developer: SmashGames Publisher: SmashGames Platform: Linux, Mac, Window (Reviewed) Release Date: 9 June 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Magicite is a rogue like platformer that mixes elements of exploration and survival. Developer SmashGames drew inspiration from Monster Hunter...
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Munin Review

Munin Review Munin Developer: Gojira Games Publisher: Daedalic Entertainment Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 10 June 2014 Price: $9.99 – Available Here Overview Munin is a puzzle platformer inspired by Norse mythology. Players will play as the human form of Munin, Odin’s messenger....
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Yoshi’s Woolly World Prepares for an Eggciting Launch in 2015

Yoshi’s Woolly World Prepares for an Eggciting Launch in 2015 The folks at Good Feel love some yarn. After the successful Kirby’s Epic Yarn, Yoshi is next up to get a makeover from the developer, and after a good wait – Yoshi’s Woolly World looks quite amazing. This title will play a bit like Yoshi’s Island, but with yarn and cloth stitched...
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Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Announced for the Wii U

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse Announced for the Wii U Kirby has always been one of those franchises that has always adapted itself for spin-offs. One of the most underrated Nintendo DS titles that was also a spin-off of the franchise was Kirby’s Canvas Curse, which let players use the stylus to control a ball-form Kirby around a beautiful world. Today at...
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Little Big Planet 3 Announced During E3 for the Playstation 4

Little Big Planet 3 Announced During E3 for the Playstation 4 Its been a bit since we seen Little Big Planet, but the reasoning has been that Media Molecule has been making Little Big Planet 3, which was just announced at E3 for the Playstation 4. Its the biggest world ever to create in, and this time, Sackboy has brought friends with new abilities. Toggle, Swoop, and...
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Playdead Studios Out of Limbo, Reveal INSIDE

Playdead Studios Out of Limbo, Reveal INSIDE Ever since the amazing LIMBO released in 2010, we’ve waited with baited breath for Playdead Studios‘ next title…well, now we know what that successor is: INSIDE. Revealed with a gameplay trailer during the Xbox E3 2014 Media Briefing, INSIDE looks to be just as atmospheric, but in a...
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Monochroma Review

Monochroma Review Monochroma Developer: Nowhere Studios Publisher: Nowhere Studios Platform: Linux, Mac, Windows (Reviewed) Release Date: 28 May 2014 Price: TBA – Available Here Overview Monochroma is an atmospheric platform puzzler. Developers Nowhere Studios has drawn inspiration from Limbo and ICO in developing...
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Child of Light Coming to the PS Vita

Child of Light Coming to the PS Vita Carry the light Ubisoft has announced that its artistic turn-based RPG Child of Light will see a release on the PS Vita on July 2nd, in both digital and retail form. The physical copy is titled the Complete Edition and will contain all additional game content, including collectibles, a bonus quest and a...
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Xbox Newsbeat: May 12 – May 16

Xbox Newsbeat: May 12 – May 16 “He take it over the top, He make a line in the news(beat)!” Come one, come all to Xbox Newsbeat, your one stop shop for all the news, goss and secrets coming out of Microsoft HQ. This week on Xbox Newsbeat we have… only one headline. Wait, wait cut this can’t be right! Let me check...
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Chronology Review

Chronology Review Chronology Developer: Osao games Publisher: Osao games Platforms: PC Release Date: 13 May, 2014 Price: $9.99 - Available Here Overview Puzzle platformers are everywhere these days, with indie game developers and the Steam Greenlight programme combining to provide a constant flow. This one is from Danish...
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Mario Kart 64, Kirby, Super Metroid, and Brain Age are May’s Club Nintendo Rewards

Mario Kart 64, Kirby, Super Metroid, and Brain Age are May’s Club Nintendo Rewards That is a lot to get in one title, but with four wondrous picks from the Nintendo catalog, its hard just to choose one highlight for this month’s Club Nintendo rewards. For the month of May, you can snag Super Metroid and Mario Kart 64 (through the Wii) on your Wii U for 200 and 250 points each, while...
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A Story About My Uncle is Coming to Steam

A Story About My Uncle is Coming to Steam A Story About My Uncle is an interesting specimen developed by newcomer Gone North Games and published by Coffee Stain Studio (The same guys who made Goat Simulator). It’s a non-violent first-person platform adventure game on the PC about a boy who searches for his missing uncle. His search leads him...
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Rogue-like Platformer Skyhill Kicks off IndieGoGo Campaign

Rogue-like Platformer Skyhill Kicks off IndieGoGo Campaign Russian indie developers The Mandragora have brought their rogue-like platformer Skyhill to IndieGoGo in hopes of raising $15,000 to fund development. Players begin stuck in their penthouse suite of the Skyhill Hotel after a biological catastrophe. Beastly creatures that were previously human now roam the...
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Never Alone Combines Indigenous American Folklore and Modern Video Gaming

Never Alone Combines Indigenous American Folklore and Modern Video Gaming Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa) has been announced with a new trailer. The game is developed by indie developers Upper One Games, whose team is comprised of Indigenous Americans from Alaska. Their game Never Alone (Kisima Inŋitchuŋa) is a puzzle platformer written with the help of elders and...
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