A Plague Tale Sequel In The Works

A sequel to A Plague Tale: Innocence is reportedly in the pipelines. This follows the booming success of Innocence, which was released in May this year on PC, Xbox, and PlayStation 4. Innocence follows the story of a young girl and her even younger brother in fourteenth century France as they survive their way through a horrifying rat plague. It’s very much a story-centric game, […]

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CrossfireX Preview – Making A Push For Global Domination

CrossFire first took Korea by storm in 2007, becoming one of the most-played and top-grossing video games ever. The game hit the U.S. years later, but it never found the same traction as it did in Eastern markets. Now, CrossfireX is set to kick off the series’ newfound push for global popularity with a new engine, fan-favorite maps, and an […]

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Paper Beast is a charming, magical VR journey

At the beginning of Paper Beast for PlayStation VR, I stand alone on a windswept desert. A small crab-like animal wanders by. I can pick it up and throw it, if I like. But it seems harmless, so I don’t bother it too much. A moment later, a much larger creature walks towards me, making me feel glad that I […]

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Half-Life: Alyx is a full-length VR prequel coming in 2020, and Valve Index owners get it free

Valve released its excellent Index virtual reality headset in May, and at the time everyone expected a bombshell game to go along with it. Rumors that it was Half-Life themed were swirling even then, not necessarily the long-awaited Half-Life 3 but…something. The first Half-Life themed “something” in over a decade. Earlier this week Valve confirmed the rumors, announcing (sort-of) Half-Life: […]

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Superliminal Review – A Matter Of Perspective

Our dreams are often thrilling, arresting, and terrifying – sometimes they are all three at once. Superliminal is a puzzle game that attempts to explore those feelings and the fuzzy logic that only exists inside our dreams. Impressively, it evokes many of the emotions we have while we sleep. Unfortunately, using dream logic to solve real puzzles also provides its […]

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Civilization 6 is a solid console port, at too high a price

First, the good news: Civilization 6 works great on consoles. I played the Xbox One version, and came away impressed with the job done by porting house Aspyr, which worked with original developer Firaxis. Civ 6 is a complicated, turn-based strategy game, and players have to be able to click with precision, move through pages of data, and take in […]

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What else can you do with an Applin besides eat it?

People eat Slowpoke tails. Chansey eggs. Oh, and Appletun — the evolved form of Applin that children “used to” eat as a snack, according to the Pokédex description. Applin is available in both Pokémon Sword and Shield, but Appletun is a Shield exclusive. It’s essentially a turtle with an apple pie for a shell. Pokémon Sword players can evolve Applin […]

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Why London needs a permanent Pokémon Center – Reader’s Feature

A reader reviews his experience of the London Pokémon Center and what could be done to improve it in a new location. Yesterday marked the final day for the Pokémon Center London pop-up store in Westfield London, after four weeks of trading. From the start, news spread of its popularity – proven by weekday queues of five hours, extending to […]

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