8-Bit Adventure Anthology (Volume One) Just in Time for Halloween

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On October 31st hree retro, 8-bit horror/thriller games are being bundled by Abstraction Games for Steam, PS4, and Xbox One in the first volume of the 8-Bit Adventure Anthology. The games, Shadowgate, The Univited, and Déjà Vu, all hail from the glorious 80’s and are sure to make your Halloween an extra special one this year. Shadowgate™: The wind whistles …

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon Ultra Wormholes and Ultra Beasts

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November is shaping up to a pretty Ultra month. The Pokémon Company has just released new information about Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon’s Ultra Wormholes and Ultra Beasts. Ultra. The word starts to look a bit funny when you look at it too long. In the new games, players can ride Solgaleo and Lunala through the Ultra Wormholes to visit new …

Limited Edition Blade Runner 2049 Atari Speakerhats

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File this under the “Huh? … yet cool” category. Today Atari announced it’s line of Atari Speakerhats, including an Officially-Licensed, limited edition Blade Runner 2049 Speakerhat. Speakerhats are baseball caps with high-fidelity stereo speakers and microphones that can connect instantly to any Bluetooth-supported device, enabling phone calls, audio/music, and voice control. Powered by Audiowear, Atari Speakerhats have been precision-designed and engineered …

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Trigger Devils Review

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Invented by T Antonio at home while trying to create a trigger stop without having to drill into his controller or buy an expensive custom controller, Trigger Devils are a snap on/adhesive solution for stock PS4 and Xbox One controllers. What’s a trigger stop? Trigger stops are a controller trigger modification that prevents the trigger from traveling the whole way …

Boston FIG 2017 – Susurrus: Season of Tides

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Evil Overlord Games was showing off their massively multiplayer, story-driven text adventure, Susurrus: Season of Tides at Boston FIG this year. The game has players taking the role of a Mage, Vampire, or Werewolf in a world hidden just under normal mortal eyes. The game contains tons of custom artwork and music to really help immerse the player into the world of …

Boston FIG 2017 – Shrug Island

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Shrug Island is a hand-drawn tale, a game of nature puzzles and musical adventure. It’s also the recipient of Boston FIG’s 2017 “Innovation in Art and Narrative” award for digital games. Based on the existing world from the award-winning 2009 animated short, Shrug, Shrug Island is a point and click adventure set in 4 chapters. Currently the first chapter has …

New Ataribox Details Emerge

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With a design inspired by the iconic console and powered by the latest chip technology, Ataribox will offer much more than video games More details about Atari’s upcoming Ataribox came out today. The console will be powered by an AMD customized processor with Radeon Graphics technology. Not only that, but the console will run Linux with an interface customized for …

Boston Festival of Indie Games 2017

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Tomorrow is the 2017 Boston Festival of Indie Games. Held at MIT, the festival is a day-long affair filled with indie games from both the tabletop and digital worlds including showcase games up for awards at the end of the show. This will be my year attending the festival and I’ll actually be presenting one of the tabletop awards. I’ll be …

Charity Collective One Gamer Fund Formed

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One Gamer Fund, a newly revealed initiative dedicated to supporting AbleGamers, Child’s Play, Games for Change, Global Game Jam, IGDA Foundation, Stack-Up and Take This, will unite the industry this weekend in the name of fun and giving back. One Gamer Fund will raise funds with several of its own campaings and share the between the supported organizations, benefiting a …