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Root Double -Before Crime * After Days-. Review! VN GO!

A  VN Review by: Szko Trapped in an underground facility with no exit, in a race against time as radiation levels threaten to kill you, and far too many people to save. This is the premise of Root Double -Before Crime * After Days-. Root Double is a Visual Novel created by Regista and Yeti and released in Japan back in 2012. Thanks to Sekai Project the Xtend Edition of the game received a worldwide re-release in...

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Darkest dungeon is getting a Linux port in its latest update

Darkest Dungeon is a site favorite and one of the few games I actually keep on my PC at all times. Since its official release in January the game has essentially been constantly updated and this update, planned for mid may, will bring brings both Linux support and a new way for missions to end. Missions will now end in the hamlet which will have its own events that will only trigger at the end of certain missions....

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Epistory – Typing Chronicles gets a trailer.

Its been a very long time since I learned to type on Mario Teaches typing in the early 1990s. Since then typing games have come and gone, now one company is trying to revive the genre. Epistory – Typing Chronicles is a love story to a type of game thats mostly been ignored for the last 20 years. We have had a few games that use typing, off the top of my head I can think of typing...

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Nekopara Volume 2 is released on Steam

Return to La Soleil patisserie in this romantic catgirl comedy and satisfy that sweet tooth with 10% off NEKOPARA Vol. 2 on Steam for the first week. Nekopara the adorable cat girl VN is BACK! Sekai Project, a publisher and licenser of Japanese new media and electronic entertainment, today announced that NEKO WORKs’  visual novel, NEKOPARA Vol. 2 is now available on Steam and Denpasoft for Windows-based PCs. To celebrate the Steam release of NEKOPARA Vol. 2 on Steam,...

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I went back to playing Diablo 3 and you should too

So I’ll admit it, I gave up on Blizzards latest Diablo game just over 4 months after it came out, I had hit the level cap, and wasn’t able to grind for the gear I needed in order to advance to higher difficulties. At the time the difficulties and drop rates were tuned in an attempt to force players to use the Auction House to get the proper gear for their level, or grind for endless hours....

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Video: PS4 title ZOKUZOKU 2016 “feat. Tofubeats”

This is worth a post all it’s own. Now this is how you advertise your upcoming lineup. What we have here is a video made by Sony and an artist called Tofubeats. The video itself is in Japanese, but the gist is they’re rapping about the the 19 big upcoming titles for PS4 that will be released from January to March 2016 in Japan. Well done Sony. Let’s hope you bring a presentation just as cool to the US. [youtube id=”B2Xgsxt86_k”]

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Space Hulk: Deathwing gets a new trailer

Upcoming first person co-operative shooter Space Hulk: deathwing has a new trailer featuring its fearsome Terminators.  The “Rise of the Terminators” trailer features the games protagonists the Death Wings chapter of the Black Angels of the fighting against all manner of the Xenos Tryanids. The Trailer features a good look at both the Enemies and the terminators.  Space hulk is a board game published by Games Workshop, where a group of terminators are trapped on a drifting...

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Gladiator simulation Elysium: Blood Games is now on Steam

Raise your sword as the unique gladiator simulator Elysium: Blood Games launches on Steam from SimProse Studios! Elysium puts you in the shoes of a medieval Ludus manager, guiding a group of gladiators as they grow in strength and power. You can deal in dark secrets, gamble on the outcome of matches, bribe opponents, and drink magical brews to enhance your warrior’s abilities (with a small risk of course). A high-res interface, music and an easy-to-use help system...

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Marc Laidlaw has left Valve

In an email posted to imgur Marc Laidlaw lists off all of the reasons that he left super publisher Valve. Citing a large number of reasons “but mostly im just old” the email also says “I am no longer a full or part time Valve employee, no longer involved in day to day decisions or operations, no longer a spokesman for the company, no longer privy to most types of confidential information, no longer working on Valve games in any...

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Psychonauts 2 reaches funding goal

Well it was bound to happen, Psychonauts 2 has successfully raised the over 3 million dollars it requested from its fans on new fundraising site Fig.com [youtube id=i7i2yfqp8pc] Fig is interesting in that its more of a micro investment site than a true crowd funder, yes still in this case the campaign is split almost 50/50 between conventional “reward” backers, at $1.613 million, and investors, at $1.698 million. It seems many of the donators either did not understand...

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Awesome Games Done Quick is back for 2016

The yearly charity live stream Awesome Games Done Quick where speed runners gather and try to break and speed run through games for charity is going on now! The 7 day live stream goes 24 hours a day and raises donations for Prevent Cancer charities. Hundreds of speed runners will come to AGDQ and play dozens of games all in the name of charity. Viewers donate to encourage the live streamers to go faster. Diffrent days feature diffrent games, and...

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Is Fire Fall finally at its end? Red5 and their game are in trouble we try to find out why

The headline that greeted me was “Firefall studio Red 5 couldn’t make payroll on Christmas Day” I suddenly felt nostalgic. Red5 I said? Firefall? The game with thumpers and chosen and the melding had been a home to me and a few of my closest friends for a period of an about a year between its mid and late stage Beta testing. An MMO fps, with an open world, Fire fall promised a lot and delivered on...

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PS4 is all about the games in 2016

It looks like PS4 owners long wait is finally over. Aftere years of waiting for the exclusive games and content that was promised at the system released. PlayStation executive Shuhei Yoshida, who said in an interview with 4Gamer  that 2016 is shaping up to be a banner year for the PS4. “2016 marks an unprecedented rush of big titles for PS4,” Yoshida said. “It’s also the year of the long-awaited launch of PlayStation VR. It’s the year PS4 users,...

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Deathsmiles, is coming to Steam in Spring 2016

Degica is pleased to announce that the occult classic shoot ’em up, Deathsmiles, is coming to Steam! Deathsmiles’s developer, CAVE Co., Ltd., is the powerhouse behind revered bullet-hell shooters such as Mushihimesama, DonPachi, and Espgaluda. In Deathsmiles, you take the role of one of five Angels to defend the magical land of Gilverado from an invasion by Hell itself! Eradicate this devilish assault in Spring 2016! Hit the read more for details and a video.

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