Review: Maneater
May24

Review: Maneater

Maneater is exactly the kind of bonkers idea we need right now: a people-eating shark sim. I know what you’re thinking though. While there is plenty of dumb meme potential baked in, Tripwire actually managed to create a fun little arcade foundation for all of that madness to stand on. Read...

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Review: Signs of the Sojourner
May24

Review: Signs of the Sojourner

Sometimes a video game comes along and is touted as the “[genre game] for people who hate [genre].” I think Signs of the Sojourner wants to be that game for deckbuilders. As someone who has been lukewarm on the genre as a whole, the idea of a narrative deckbuilder was immediately intriguing, and man does Signs of the Sojourner show its potential. It falls short in a few key ways, but this is absolutely a game I’ll...

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Halo 3 will kick off public testing on PC in just a few weeks
May24

Halo 3 will kick off public testing on PC in just a few weeks

343 Industries confirms that public testing of Halo 3 for PC will start in the first half of June. News came over the weekend in a blog post, with the developer confirming it aims to get a “completely paired down” test build into partners’ hands by next week. “Our goal is to have the Halo 3 public flight kicked off in the first half of June,” reads a post from 343 Industries’ Halo community manager Tyler Davis. For those of you out...

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Raiders 5 is this week’s weird Arcade Archives release
May24

Raiders 5 is this week’s weird Arcade Archives release

Hamster has released this latest entry in its burgeoning Arcade Archives range, which has grown to legendary, record-breaking proportions. This week sees the re-release of UPL’s obscurity Raiders 5, now available to download on Nintendo Switch. Released in arcades in 1985, Raiders 5 is a fairly simplistic maze-shooter, in which players guide a vessel through a series of scrolling mazes, blasting enemy bases before escaping via a...

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Review: Minecraft Dungeons
May24

Review: Minecraft Dungeons

If you include its alpha period, Minecraft turns 10 years old this year. I know! For some that’s a long time; but for others, it feels like it’s always been there. For years the folks at Mojang have been slowly building on the original concept, boosted by C418’s beautiful score and the promise of limitless creation. After Microsoft took control of the property, Minecraft only expanded from there on new platforms,...

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Suda51 wants to see a lot more of his games come to Switch
May24

Suda51 wants to see a lot more of his games come to Switch

In case you missed it, famed developer Goichi Suda (“Suda51” ) has been a staple at the annual MomoCon festival in Atlanta, Georgia; which was canceled this year due to issues relating to the current global pandemic. But that didn’t stop him from holding an online event, where he discussed a very interesting topic: the future of his games on various platforms. Fans poked and prodded about whether or not his stuff...

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