Watch Kena, 12 Minutes, Harold Halibut, And Other Tribeca Games Gameplay

Tribeca Games just made its contribution to the E3 season – eight games were spotlighted as the first-ever Tribeca Games Official Selections. These games span genres, platforms, and ideas to deliver unique experiences. But what truly elevates them is a film-like quality to their visual style and storytelling. That’s not to say that these are the usual “games trying to […]

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Mass Effect’s Shepard Faces The Same Problems As Civil War’s Captain America

pcpcIf you’ve played through the Mass Effect trilogy, you’ll be keenly familiar with the long-winded ballet of circumnavigating the Council’s bullshit. Evidence mounts but it’s never enough while scheming backstabbers play politics with the will and wellbeing of the people beneath their game of climb-the-ladder. It’s tough to get to that infamous endpoint and want to do anything other than […]

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Interview: Super Rare Owner George Perkins On Super Rare Shorts

“The way we’re labelling ourselves now is that we’re trying to become the indie best friend,” Super Rare owner George Perkins tells me ahead of the release of the Super Rare Shorts, a program aimed at giving short indie games big visibility via prestige physical releases. “We’ve noticed that most indies will not have a physical release, with a few […]

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The VR Drop: Drumming to a Multiplayer Cosmic Beat

If you’re a PC VR owner then your next week will likely be filled with playing demos from the Steam Next Fest. For everyone else, including Oculus Quest and PlayStation VR owners, here are a selection of virtual reality (VR) titles arriving over the next seven days. Nanoscape VR – 3D Visualisation Aesthetics Lab Developed by the 3d Visualisation Aesthetics […]

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I Love How LGBTQ+ Borderlands Is

Borderlands is a rich haven full of LGBTQ+ characters made by developers that refuse to give in to the worst of the gaming community. They stand with solidarity, and it’s a treat to see. Before even meeting the likes of Hammerlock, Athena, or the trans protagonist FL4K, the franchise oozed queerness. From its explosively colorful palette to its quirky cast […]

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Video Games Get Lapdancing Clubs So, So Wrong

What’s the lowest point in your life? For me, it has to be the time I wore marigolds and scooped regurgitated onions out of a urinal. In my early 20s, I was the manager of a lap dancing club. I didn’t apply for the job, I just happened to be running a bar when the owner decided, “Fuck it, I’m […]

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You Can Actually Kill Someone With A Fish In Chivalry 2

Chivalry 2 – the follow-up to 2012’s Chivalry: Medieval Warfare – is out now for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S, putting players back on the battlefield for gory dismemberment and utterly chaotic medieval combat. In my review, I stated that although “Chivalry 2 doesn’t necessarily feel like a totally new game, it brings a lot of […]

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Necromunda: Hired Gun is just OK, but the setting still rules

I’m a sucker for the setting of Necromunda: Hired Gun. In the Warhammer 40,000 hive-world of Necromunda, gangs struggle for power, the rich wage war, and bounty hunters make names for themselves. Warhammer 40,000 has been a constant in my life since I was roughly fourteen years old. I first fell in love with Necromunda when I read Gordon Rennie […]

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Hardcore Dungeon Crawling Awaits in EVERSLAUGHT

Love the wall to wall carnage of videogames like Doom? That’s exactly the type of gameplay MobX is going for with its upcoming virtual reality (VR) EVERSLAUGHT. Unashamedly geared towards the hardcore VR audience, this action role-playing game (RPG) is coming to PC VR headsets at the end of June. EVERSLAUGHT will be an Early Access title, to begin with, […]

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