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Brilliant Action-RPG Umbra Launches Kickstarter

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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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Preview: Ymir Combines 4X Strategy With City-Building

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  City-building games were a staple of my youth. From games like Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom to Zeus to Caesar 3, I spent hundreds of hours building cities and watching them fail during my youth. The city-builders of today have unfortunately not had that same effect on me, and left me with no desire to revisit them once ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: The Intergalactic Trashman

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Today’s Greenlight standout is The Intergalactic Trashman, a game by Glove Cat. The game is a unique combination of 2D action platforming and a space exploration/shooter experience. I decided to focus on The Intergalactic Trashman based on the insane amount of polish that Glove Cat have put on their game. The difference between a normal Greenlight title and a fantastic ...

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Whodunit?: Devil’s Bluff

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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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Pack Your Bags: Outward – The Adventure Life Sim

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Today is one of the rare days where there is more than one fantastic game on Steam Greenlight. While I decided to cover Wildfire for my spotlight, I wanted to be sure to give Outward – The Adventure Life Sim some attention as well. While I’m not typically a fan of these open-world survival type games, I can definitely see ...

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Ira Launches its Kickstarter Campaign

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As of today (Thursday, April 2nd) Ira will be launching their Kickstarter in an attempt to fund their game. If you haven’t heard about Ira, feel free to check out my Greenlight Spotlight article about the game, or read on. Ira is a point-and-click adventure game that follows a boy named Ira, who has always dreamed of exploring the solar ...

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Ira’s New Demo Showcases its Overworld

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For anyone who recalls my previous post about Ira, you will remember it being a point-and-click adventure that I was very interested in based on its visual aesthetic as well as its intriguing story. Recently, a demo has been released on Ore Creative’s website containing a preview of the game’s overworld. The overworld was described to me by the developers to ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Solar Crusaders

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Today’s spotlight shines on Solar Crusaders, a 4X multiplayer top-down strategy game. The draw of Solar Crusaders was that it immediately reminded me of FTL, one of my favorite games of all time. I loved the challenge and depth of FTL, and upon seeing Solar Crusaders I was hoping to find out that they were willing to create something just ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: PolyRace

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight (perfect fit for St. Paddy’s Day) shines on PolyRace, a 3-D racing game “with an infinite amount of tracks”, according to the developers. This game caught my eye because of its fast-paced racing gameplay, which brought me back to the days of F-Zero and Podracer, two of my favorite games of all time. I have always been ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: APT

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight shines on APT, a first-person puzzle game by R.I.P Studios. Initial thoughts immediately liken the game to the Portal series, and these thoughts are very correct. However, this is not necessarily a negative thing. Portal is one of the most inventive, challenging, and entertaining games on the market, which means that there is plenty of room for ...

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