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There's something lurking in the shadows of this Contrast trailer, and it smells like secrets. Well, and a fire-breathing shadow dragon, but we're not sure how to best describe that scent. Contrast is on Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace, PS3 and is currently free for PS4 owners with PlayStation ...

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Burlesque platformer Contrast will take to the stage on PS3 just a few days after it shows up on other platforms. The news comes as publisher Focus Home Interactive announced the game's final release dates, confirming it for November 15 arrivals on PS4, Xbox 360, and PC, and then November 19 on PS3...

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Contrast is now available to pre-purchase on Steam, which says the game will arrive on November 15. Compulsion Games tells Joystiq that the November launch date is "to be confirmed," and may change as it draws near. The game is 25 percent off ($14.99) until it launches. Contrast has players co...

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The latest Humble Weekly Sale serves up a pay-what-you-want collection of games from publisher Focus Home Interactive, headlined by the medieval fantasy RPG Game of Thrones and metropolis construction game Cities XL Platinum. Other bundled games include the orcish football sim Blood Bowl: Legen...

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A new trailer has arrived for Focus Home Interactive's Bound by Flame. The action-heavy teaser trailer shows some of the game's dark, seemingly undead enemies being pulverized by two men prior to an enormous monster showing up. Bound by Flame was announced at Gamescom, and will come to PS3, PS...

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Final Exam, formerly Obscure, will bring its mix of survival horror and 2D co-op action to the Xbox 360 Games Store, PlayStation Network, and PC on November 8. Final Exam is tied to Hydravision's perhaps ironically named Obscure horror series, developer Mighty Rocket Studio formed from the French...

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Some good deals are lurking in the Steam weekend sale section. Telltale Games' The Walking Dead headlines this weekend's deals, offering up its entire first season for $6.24. The 400 Days DLC is also half-off during this promotion, bringing it down to $2.49. Polytron Corporation's Fez has also s...

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Bound by Flame, the action RPG from Focus Home Interactive and Spiders (aah, run!), is coming to PS3, Xbox 360, PC and PS4 this year. The game was announced at Gamescom last week for current-gen consoles and PC. Bound by Flame inhabits a dark fantasy world where players embody a mercenary posses...

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Farming Simulator, the enhanced console version of Giants Software's ubiquitous Farming Simulator 2013, will hitch up its plow and furrow the PlayStation 3/Xbox 360's fertile fields on September 4 and September 6 in North America and the UK, respectively. In addition to all of the content presen...

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The deranged Games Workshop mixture of fantasy and football that was 2009's Blood Bowl is wide receiving a follow-up. Today's teaser confirms Blood Bowl 2 for PC, and once again French dev Cyanide Studios is at the helm. Publisher Focus Home Interactive says we can expect "much more detail in the...

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Contrast, the shadow-shifting puzzle platformer from Compulsion Games, will not be released in May as previously planned. After being Greenlit on Steam, the game has since been picked up by Focus Home Interactive for a wider release. Contrast will now be released on XBLA, PSN and PC in Q4 2013. ...

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This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. I probably wouldn't have noticed Mars: War Logs except for the PR email I received which included a line about ho...

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Unexpected PC sensation Farming Simulator is coming to PS3 and Xbox 360 in September, bringing exciting new North American farms along with the familiar European terrain it features now. " New farming vehicles and many other new features will also make their appearance," publisher Focus Home Intera...

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Focus Home Interactive recently announced a new game in the Sherlock Holmes series called Crimes & Punishments. In development by Frogwares, the adventure game will feature eight cases in which players will guide Holmes through "important moral choices instead of simply enforcing justice by the...

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This trailer for Mars: War Logs shows the struggles of Roy Temperance on the fourth planet from the sun, conveniently set to a cool song called "Feel the Sunshine." The Spiders-developed game is coming to PC, XBLA and PSN in Spring 2013....

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The Sherlock Holmes franchise has seen a modern reclamation of pop culture fame, in the blockbuster movies starring Robert Downey Jr. and Jude Law; the British television series gaining Dr. Who levels of popularity overseas, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman; and the latest re-imagin...

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Should you prefer your dungeon crawlers even more traditional than Torchlight 2, or if you just want your absolute fill of the stuff, Realms of Ancient War may be worth a gander. French studio Wizarbox, who developed RAW over the last two years, is openly proud of its game's familiar blueprints."...

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To add to the recent September 25 release date announcement for The Testament of Sherlock Holmes, Atlus noted a price reduction for the upcoming detective game. The game will now hit retail shelves for $39.99 in order to "better compete amid a crowded holiday slate," according to Atlus' news releas...

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"But that's amazing Holmes, how on Earth did you know?" The look on Watson's face was a blend of astonishment and admiration; a look he wore with frequency after meeting Sherlock. "Elementary, my dear Watson." Sherlock opened his violin case and tucked the instrument under his chin as he spoke. "A ...

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