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Monthly Archives: March 2020

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Mar
30

The Elder Scrolls Online: Greymoor is more than a nostalgia trip to Skyrim

It’s impossible to approach The Elder Scrolls Online‘s next chapter without its single-player sister game in mind. Skyrim is so embedded in the RPG games sphere that even non-fans can probably recite a certain catchphrase about career-ending arrows in guards’ knees […]

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Mar
30

Left 4 Dead-inspired GTFO due to launch out of Steam Early Access next year

We’ve known about GTFO for a while. We first caught wind of the four-player survival shooter in 2017 when it was unveiled at The Game Awards. We then got a better look at GTFO when it hit Steam in Early Access […]

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Mar
30

Making it in Unreal: exploring taboo love in The Suicide of Rachel Foster’s eerie hotel

The Suicide of Rachel Foster is a dark tale. You play Nicole, a young woman who returns to her family’s abandoned hotel after the loss of her parents in order to fulfil her mother’s last wish: to sell it, and […]

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Mar
30

Garry’s Mod 2 is being teased by Garry Newman on Twitter

It looks like a Garry’s Mod 2 is in the works. The creator of the original Garry’s Mod – or GMod, for short – has ‘announced’ the news on Twitter via a meme (that familiar Distracted Boyfriend one), and it’s safe […]

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Mar
29

Bandersnatch is literally a Twine game

Charlie Brooker, the creator of the dystopian TV series Black Mirror, discovered new things to fear about technology as he was writing the script for Bandersnatch: as he tried to get his story outline into Twine, the program would crash. […]

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Mar
29

Plague Inc. is getting a new mode that lets you fight pandemics

It’s a strange time to be Ndemic Creations, the developer behind Plague Inc. The studio has gone on the record to say Plague Inc. is “not a scientific model” as players flocked to the game in the wake of the […]

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Mar
29

Half-Life: Alyx and the Index together represent Valve’s “best thinking”

Half-Life: Alyx has finally arrived, and as Dustin wrote in our glowing review, Valve has managed to “deliver the impossible” by living up to the expectations set by more than a decade of anticipation and hype. But one of the […]

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Mar
29

Yacht Mechanic Simulator lets you create the ultimate “I’m on a boat” moment

There’s something pleasantly soothing about ‘simulator’ games like House Flipper, and now developer Image Power is adding a dose of class consciousness: Yacht Mechanic Simulator will let players find rusted out old hulks and rebuild them into glittering pleasure craft […]

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Mar
29

Gabe Newell tried gold farming in World of Warcraft to test a theory about games

It’s hard to overstate the amount of impact Steam has had on what we think of today as PC gaming, and a big element of the shift it’s brought about has been tied to its community market – using Steam’s […]

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Mar
29

NieR Replicant is coming to Steam after 10 years

Square Enix has announced that Nier Replicant is headed to Steam, 10 years after its debut as a PlayStation 3 exclusive that was only available in Japan. The re-release was announced during the NieR 10-year anniversary livestream, and you can […]