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Life is Strange is aimed at a Telltale and Heavy Rain audience

Dontnod have confirmed that Life is Strange is aimed at a Telltale and Heavy Rain audience according to a recent interview in VG247. The interview details Life is Strange’s similarities to Telltale and Heavy Rain. This includes the interactive narrative experience they wish to deliver. We also learn of the return of the “Rewind” mechanic from Dontnod’s game “Remember Me”. ...

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Tom Jubert FTL writer working on new game

Tom Jubert, the FTL: Faster Than Light and The Talos Principle writer, has made a few new year’s resolutions. Whilst most of us are making resolutions surrounding weight lost, Jubert has published a few choice resolutions onto his official blog. The most significant resolution is that our favourite FTL writer may be working on a new game this year. On ...

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#NameYourJunkAfterAGame is exactly what you think it is


Meanwhile, in the world of twitter: #NameYourJunkAfterAGame is a hashtag that’s exactly what it sounds like. It’s currently trending on twitter and oh boy, what a time it is to be alive. If you could name your junk after a game, one game, what game would you pick? Go on, don’t be shy! Women and men alike can join in. A few ...

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JamForLeelah: A Trans Positive Game Jam starting today.

A Trans Positive Game Jam is going to begin today in honour of Leelah Alcorn, a trans girl who committed suicide late last year. For those who aren’t aware, Leelah Alcorn was a trans girl in the U.S who died after posting a suicide letter onto her tumblr account. In her letter she details the mental anguish she felt at the hands ...

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Pillars of Eternity Gameplay: Camping, Inns and Dialogue.


It’s the little details that count. There’s a certain magic to an epic fantasy novel. There’s the map at the beginning of every book. You follow the map as the protagonist and their adventuring party make their way through the world. You listen intently as they pay for an Inn, as they set up camp, while they try to figure out ...

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Hearts of Iron IV lets you micromanage as Hitler


Paradox Interactive have just unleashed a large amount of information on Hearts of Iron IV, their upcoming history sim. This includes a dev diary, a livestream and new screenshots. Hitler’s handsome mug takes up the centre-piece of the most recent dev diary released on Paradox Interactive’s forum. The most interesting bit of news involves a new “Political Power” system. Players ...

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Dragon Age: Inquisition’s most popular gender


Bioware have revealed Dragon Age: Inquisition’s most popular gender. The graph was released on Dragon Age: Inquisition’s official twitter feed. This comes shortly after a graph showing what kinds of dragons players killed in Ferelden and Orlais, which Bioware released a few days ago on twitter. Inquisitors have slain 2,602,377 dragons. Predictably enough the most commonly killed dragons are those in lower-level ...

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Anita Sarkeesian interview on Nightline


The feminist critic and resident troublemaker Anita Sarkeesian has appeared on an ABC nightline interview. The Anita Sarkeesian interview is called “What It Feels Like to Be a Gamergate Target” and explores the fear that women in the gaming community have felt during the Gamergate controversy. For those who aren’t familiar, Anita Sarkeesian runs a YouTube channel called Feminist Frequency. ...

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Choice of Robots will let you determine the fate of A.I


Choice of Robots is one of the newest additions to Choice of Games’ roster of interactive games. It promises the player a narrative where they may “Instigate or prevent a robotic uprising”, where they can “Start a war against the United States, and win”, and with the option to marry an “advanced robot, and start a family”. Choice of Games itself is ...

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Telltale Games promise explosive 2015


Telltale Games’ new CEO Kevin Bruner has recently revealed that the California-based studio are working on a mysterious new series. He has also hinted at “unannounced partnerships”, implying that new series are going to be announced later this year. The creation of a new IP is a first for Tellale Games, who have previously only created games based on established universes, such as The ...

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