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Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon Announced

The Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series broke onto the scene in 2005 with Red Rescue Team for Game Boy Advance and Blue Rescue Team for Nintendo DS. These games were the first experience that most gamers in the West had with Spike Chunsoft’s Mystery Dungeon series. For the uninitiated, Mystery Dungeon is a series of roguelike games that focus around randomly generated dungeons and ...

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Xbox One Spotlight – Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition

Lifeless Planet first hit Steam on June 6, 2014. After proving to be a huge success with fans despite receiving a lukewarm reception from critics, Stage 2 Studios has brought the sci-fi adventure platformer to Xbox One in the form of Lifeless Planet: Premier Edition. You take the role of an astronaut who has been sent on a dangerous one-way mission to a ...

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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX Gets Delayed

Hatsune Miku’s 3DS debut has been delayed from a May 26 release date to a September 8 in North America and September 11 in Europe. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai DX will be Miku’s first appearance on Nintendo 3DS after several successful outings on PlayStation platforms. The Project DIVA series did quite well across the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita, and fans were delighted ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Shape of the World

Today’s Greenlight Spotlight is on Shape of the World, a first-person exploration game with procedurally-generated environments that grow around you. First off, the game’s beauty really drew me in. While the art style presents no realism, it fills my mind with sensations of relaxation and peace. This would be a perfect example of a game that I would love to ...

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iOS Spotlight: Fearless Fantasy

Fearless Fantasy, developed by Enter Skies and published by tinyBuild, came to Steam in May 2014. Today, tinyBuild released the game on the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPad. At its core, Fearless Fantasy is an adventure RPG with turn-based combat. However, tinyBuild turns the traditional notion of turn-based combat on its head by incorporating gestures and touch-screen controls to each attack, ...

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A Sinking Ship: the Rise and Fall of SEGA

SEGA was founded in 1940; in Honolulu, Hawaii. Originally calling themselves “Service Games,” the company at the time produced coin-operated slot machines. But it wasn’t until more than 40 years later that the soon-to-be monolith would really establish itself in the hearts and minds of many. With SEGA SG-1000 video game console and onwards, the famous and once-king of the video ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Estoc

Today’s Greenlight spotlight is focusing on Estoc, a simplistic multiplayer sword-fighting game. Often in games, simple mechanics lead to boring and repetitive gameplay, which in turn repels potential players. Estoc features such simple mechanics that I worry it won’t have enough lasting potential to draw a large community. However, as well as Nidhogg did (which is a very similar game), ...

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Brilliant Action-RPG Umbra Launches Kickstarter

Umbra is an isometric action-RPG set in a corrupted and devastated world. As a former officer of the Human Republic, you have been exiled and forced to flee persecution as a result of the magical powers that you have newly and unexpectedly developed. Aided by a mysterious group of Templars who shield you from the humans and monsters that have ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Tiki Galore

Today’s Greenlight Spotlight is on Tiki Galore. Tiki Galore is an online multiplayer arena in which players control a Tiki Warrior with an unusual thirst to dominate his or her opponents. Battle your friends in free-for-all or team battles which take place in various immersive tropical levels. To be honest, the reason I chose to spotlight the game was because ...

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