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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...

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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 ...

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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 pr...

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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...

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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...

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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 detrimen...

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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 ...

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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...

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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...

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Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. FTL: Faster Than Light I find tremendous pleasure in games that allow me to name my characters, humanize them an...

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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is older than I am. Ancestrally, at least – Th...

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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Don't fool yourself about what type of game Anna is. Though screenshots may deceiv...

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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. An evil, or simply negligent, oil company pollutes the ocean a young shark lives i...

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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Today: Gateways for PC. Yes, Gateways is a retro 2D platformer from an independen...

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There are so many games out there we couldn't possibly review them all. Welcome to Snapshot, where we highlight games that might fall outside our usual coverage but are still something we think you should know about. Today: Tokyo Jungle for PS3. Tokyo Jungle appears to be a cute, low-budget oddity ...

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