Month: May 2021

In the past, many developers have been hesitant to call their game “political” for fear of pushback from parts of the gaming community. Ubisoft has been guilty of that in the past, but following an out-of-context quote that circulated last Friday where Far Cry 6 narrative director Navid Khavari said the team didn’t want to deal specifically with
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In the deluge of hidden object games that come out each year, there are a few that stand out. There’s the campy Nightmares from the Deep series, which puts a Pirates of the Caribbean spin on Lovecraft, and there’s the Eventide series, which leans on Slavic fables to create a fantasy world that’s not your
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It’s easy to sneer at games like Mutazione. It doesn’t fit many people’s definition of a video game, as it’s more concerned with walking and talking than it is with tossing obstacles at you. It will turn people off the moment they’re locked into a dialogue tree on a claustrophobic boat trip. But if you
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The Nintendo Wii, now that’s a console. No need for HD, 4K, HDR or gigaflops – Nintendo just shrunk and boosted a GameCube, added clever motion controls, then sat back and watched the world have fun. It had some amazing games, and not just the usual contenders but also lesser known titles that are still
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Studio Wildcard has launched ARK: Ultimate Survivor Edition which bundles ARK: Survival Evolved and all of its past expansion packs into a single definitive collection. This will include all past expansion packs, as well as the upcoming ARK: Genesis Part 2, via the Genesis Season Pass. The collection is currently available for the PlayStation 4 and will cost $59.99
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Back in 2019, one of the launch games for Apple Arcade — the technology giant’s subscription games service — was LEGO Builder’s Journey, an extremely pretty little puzzle game that gives us Monument Valley-meets-LEGO vibes. It’s the first game from LEGO’s internally-developed game development studio, Light Brick, which is based in Denmark. They have not
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The Japanese government’s Official Gazette has reported this morning that The Pokemon Company recorded record profits last year. The company’s total sales reached a staggering 120 billion Yen during the fiscal year which ended on 28th February, 2021. Dr. Serkan Toto believes that this fiscal year, which started on March 2021, will surpass the record
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© Nintendo Life It was 1996 in Japan and 1998 in North America (and a year later in Europe) when the ageing Game Boy got an unexpected shot in the arm thanks to a little game named Pokémon. Nintendo’s granddaddy of handheld gaming suddenly had a new lease of life, but in the West the
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The studio behind Two Point Hospital is ready to take us back to school according to a leak from the Microsoft Store. We largely enjoyed Two Point Hospital when it launched in 2018, as the game harkened back to the nostalgic delights of Theme Hospital, so when the Microsoft Store leaked that Two Point Studios is gearing
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Sure Footing is an infinite runner crossed with plenty of platforming action. This means you’ll be sprinting non-stop from one side of the screen to the other, whilst trying to navigate an aerial assault course filled with obstacles.  Your task is to guide Pixel Pete and his cutesy cubic companions through an endless assortment of
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Everyone knows pirates are cool.  From “Talk Like a Pirate” day to The Lonely Island’s “Jack Sparrow” to the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movies, pirates have been in the cultural consciousness for a long time and have a certain cool factor. So, it’s not before time that they get a bit of love in Kalypso’s
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