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 …

Okami HD Drops December 12

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Okami HD is coming to the PC, PS4, and XB1 on December 12 in both digital and physical editions for $19.99. The game’s critically acclaimed Sumi-e style has been updated to display at 4k for the PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, and supported PC hardware with both a modern widescreen format or the original 2007 release’s 4:3 ratio are available …

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Hellblade Review (Spoiler Free)

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Developer: Ninja Theory Publisher: Ninja Theory Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $29.99 Prelude Senua’s lover was brutally killed by the Northmen and she sets off on a quest to Helheim, the Norse land of the dead, to retrieve his soul and set him to rest. Developed by Ninja Theory with help from world-leading neuroscientists and the Wellcome Trust, Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice is a story driven, psychological horror game …

New Pokémon Duel Update Adds New Features

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The Pokémon Company International has updated the popular mobile title, Pokémon Duel, with some new features that bring a breath of fresh air to the free-to-play game. New features in the latest Pokémon Duel Update include: Room match customization: Trainers can define their own match rules Halls: Halls have their own set of rules that vary from the regular league …

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First Tempest 4000 Screenshots Revealed

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Atari has released the first Tempest 4000 screenshots and they’re full of neon color and retro goodness. Boasting fast-paced gameplay, the game sees the return of the Claw spacecraft, fully equipped to destroy with rapid-fire shots on vibrant geometric prisms. The game’s features include (from the press release): Arcade Style Shooter: Blast down hordes of enemies in this fast-paced arcade …

Nidhogg II Review

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Developer: Messhof Publisher: Messhof Year: 2017 Platform: Steam, PS4 MSRP: $14.99 Prelude The original Nidhogg is a modern classic. It’s pixel art, simple gameplay, and amazing multiplayer support won the hearts of gamers, many who still enjoy the game to this day. The object of the game was simple, make your way to the opponent’s side of the screen. You and your opponent would …

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA Demo Available Now on PSN

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The Ys VIII demo for the PS4  is now available to download (NA/EU)! The full game will arrive on on September 12, 2017 in North America and September 15, 2017 in Europe. Along with the demo announcement, NIS has also unveiled contents exclusive to PS4 and Steam versions of the game. A new difficulty, Inferno mode, a deeper story line …

Team Skull Goes Head-to-Head with an Troop of Pikachu

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Guzma, Plumeria, and some other Team Skull grunts battle it out on the dance floor vs Team Pikachu is this charming video The Pokémon Company released to celebrate the arrival of the latest Pokémon TCG expansion, Sun & Moon—Burning Shadows. The video also came on the heels of the latest expansion announcement for Sun & Moon—Shining Legends, a 75-card set …

Preview – Tangledeep

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Developer: Impact Gameworks Publisher: Impact Gameworks Year: 2017 Platform: Steam MSRP: $14.99 Prelude For hundreds of years, people have lived in the safety of underground settlements and villages – where the only route to the surface is “Tangledeep,” a mysterious and ever-changing labyrinth. With memories of the surface world long forgotten, you set out for the labyrinth to discover what …