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Chaos Reborn, the latest turn-based strategy game from original X-COM creator Julian Gollop, now has a single-player mode. The new mode allows human players to take on AI wizards, or to play "hotseat" with other players, or a combination of both humans and AI. The update also includes a number of b...

December 24th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Wondering what the folks developing Path of Exile are up to these days? A new dev blog from Grinding Gear Games details some major changes to the game as the Snapshotting mechanic is being removed. Snapshotting allows players to lock in the benefits of a specific set of items, passives, or gems an...

June 18th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. You encounter a free-to-play browser game. You decide to play it. Roll a D6 to see if it's any good... A six! Wow, that's really lucky. Roll again to see if forced microtransactions or time limits will preven...

September 23rd 2013 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. I have a problem with "found footage" horror movies. No matter how good they are, almost all of them end the same way. Whoever has the camera gets attacked by something, and the camera falls to the ground, inev...

September 19th 2013 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. Ever since I first dove into Quest for Glory 4: Shadows of Darkness, I've been enamored with the folklore of other cultures, with learning about the myths and monsters of the world. Getting to do that through...

July 17th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. I can never play Skyward Collapse again. It's not that it's a bad game, it's just that I work from home. Frankly, having it – and the accompanying temptation – within arm's reach would be detriment...

June 21st 2013 at 6:15pm 0 Comments
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This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. "Yu-WHAT NOW?" If you own a PSP, you may already be familiar with Acquire's RTS-like YU-NAMA series. NIS America released the first two entries stateside as Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! After Bruce Wayne's la...

June 19th 2013 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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This week, Steam is discounting a dozen different indie games. Stealth Bastard Deluxe, a fast-paced 2D stealth game from Curve Studios, is a tempting $4.99. Closure, the dark platformer from Eyebrow Interactive, is a mere $3.39 – definitely worth the pittance. Snapshot is also $3.39, a puzzle...

April 30th 2013 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. Pixelated horror seems to be all the rage these days. Lone Survivor, Home and now The Last Door – none of them need high tech visuals to give you goosebumps. I spent yesterday morning playing the first cha...

April 19th 2013 at 6:30pm 0 Comments