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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Shop Keep

Today’s Greenlight spotlight focuses on Shop Keep, a tycoon-style game by Strange Fire that puts you in the shoes of a shop keep in a fantasy adventure environment. While this is not a completely new idea, see Recettear, it definitely takes that concept and puts a nice personal spin on it. Shop Keep differs most noticeably in the fact that ...

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Ultimate Chicken Horse: Anger Your Friends

Ultimate Chicken Horse, by Clever Endeavor Games, was a game recently introduced to me by the developers via Twitter. While I had heard of the game prior to the mention, I had not spent much time researching what the game was actually about. In a nutshell, Ultimate Chicken Horse is a platformer that lets the player build his or her ...

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Even the Ocean is…

What is Even the Ocean? This is a question that I had upon being introduced to the game for the first time through Twitter. After discovering the pinned tweet on the top of their Twitter, I began my journey into understanding what the game is actually about. According to that post, Even the Ocean is about working for the city. ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Mute Crimson+

https://youtu.be/3WU5ynjQ-Gg Today’s Greenlight picks were looking a bit grim, so I was very happy to come across a game that I found quite interesting. Mute Crimson is a game that had an unsuccessful run on Greenlight in its initial debut, but is now giving it another go and hoping to make it through. The allure of Mute Crimson comes from ...

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Hostile Takeover: The Manipulators

My research today was rewarded with the discovery of an interesting RTS title that I had not heard of before. The Manipulators is a RTS-stealth hybrid where you control an alien race who uses parasitic powers to manipulate and control the beings of Earth. The game has a strong focus on creating solid AI and implementing a well-designed stealth mechanic. ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Trench

Today’s Greenlight spotlight is on Trench, an underwater 2.5D shooter developed by Howling Hamster Games. Trench caught my eye because it’s neat visuals and the idea of a shooting game based around a submarine. I’ve always been a fan of underwater environments in games, and there aren’t many games that choose it as their overall theme. However, Trench makes fantastic ...

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Whodunit?: Devil’s Bluff

My most fond memories of playing The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion are from the Whodunit?-style quest that the game contains. I cannot tell you how many times I went back and replayed that quest because I just adore that sort of a murder mystery. I was also a huge fan of clue growing up, and these two passions of mine ...

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Is Riot charging too much for Chroma Packs?

League of Legends is responding to fan demand for “recolor” skins by adding “Chroma Packs” to their beta servers. Since their announcement last Monday, Riot has been trickling in these recolor sets to their public beta server, not only to seek out possible bugs, but also to see how fans feel about the content. While for some this is a ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Outland 17: Void of Liberty

Today’s game of choice is Outland 17: Void of Liberty. Every once in a while a game comes around that tickles my love for historical fiction. Outland 17 takes place during the American Revolutionary War, although it is set far in the future. To be frank, the story is what really got me interested in having a closer look at ...

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Slow Down, Bull: Insomniac Games’ First PC Release

Insomniac Games is a household name in the gaming circle. From Spyro the Dragon to Ratchet and Clank, to the more recent Sunset Overdrive, Insomniac have been providing us with entertaining games for over a decade. One thing that Insomniac have not managed to do as of yet is to have one of their releases come to PC (still hoping ...

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