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Dying: Reborn for Xbox One review – A surreal indie horror adventure

Beware the fish-head man! E-Home Entertainment, a joint venture between Microsoft and Oriental Pearl Group, is responsible for publishing Xbox One games in China and then releasing those games abroad. One such game is Dying: Reborn, a first-person horror adventure game with a pleasantly bizarre and creepy atmosphere. Where else will you encounter a man with the head of a fish? See on the Xbox Store A killer headache is only the beginning As Dying: …

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A Case of Distrust is an adventure game made of silhouettes set in 1920s San Francisco

For a game that’s almost entirely driven by text, it’s surprising how evocative A Case of Distrust can be. Structurally it’s a pulpy, 1920s detective story set in smoky San Francisco. You’re a private eye who’s been off the beat for far too long, so instead of a bloody glove or a smoking gun, the game opens with you trying to use your sleuthing skills to convince your cat that there isn’t any food left …

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Chuchel is an adorably mad adventure game from the makers of Machinarium

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube Chuchel, the upcoming adventure game from Amanita Design, is coming to PC in early 2018. The trailer is oh-so-slightly mad, but it offers a good look at the upcoming game. Check out some other upcoming PC games. There’s a touch of the Rabbid to Chuchel, the game’s titular character. He or she (the trailer offers very little by way of characterisation) looks a lot like an emotive ball of hair. …

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Mystik Belle for Xbox One review: A charming and whimsical platforming adventure

Save your magical school from certain doom! Mystik Belle is a new Metroidvania-style platforming game from WayForward (makers of the Shantae series) and one-man developer Last Dimension. Playing as a young witch, you’ll have to defeat magical monsters and solve lots of puzzles to save your school – and the world! It’s a vibrant adventure with cute characters and impressive 16-bit artwork and effects. See on Steam Avoiding a fate worse than detention Originally released …

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The Coma: Recut for Xbox One review – A horror adventure in a haunted high school

This haunted high school has worse fates than comas in store for its students. Xbox One has more than its share of horror games, but The Coma: Recut from Devespresso Games and Digerati is the first Korean-style horror adventure on the console. Playing as a Korean high school student, you’ll have to evade knife-wielding killers and other horrors as you search for a way out of your locked school. It’s a tense and terrifying indie …

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Midnight Scenes takes adventure gaming into The Twilight Zone

After Barcelona-based Octavi Navarro worked on the art for Terrible Toybox’s point-and-click game Thimbleweed Park, he decided to embark on his own project: Midnight Scenes. It’s inspired by one of his favorite TV shows, The Twilight Zone, and it’s the first game he’s developed as a solo act. He’s released one episode so far called The Highway, and it’s available to download for free on indie platform Itch.io for PC and Mac. Navarro was an illustrator for children’s books, …

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Why The Colonel’s Bequest is one of adventure gaming’s most underrated gems

Screenshot: The Colonel’s Bequest Keyboard Geniuses is our weekly glance at a few intriguing, witty, or otherwise notable posts from the Gameological discussion threads. Comments have been excerpted and edited here for grammar, length, and/or clarity. You can follow the links to see the full threads. A Retro Review Over in this week’s What Are You Playing This Weekend? thread, Shinigami Apple Merchant continued their excellent weekly review posts with a look at the 1989 Sierra …

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South Park’s Game Is Gold trailer offensively parodies Kanye West’s mom unicorn adventure

Subscribe to PCGamesN on YouTube I debated the usage of the word “offensive” up top because it seems redundant when South Park’s in the mix, but one bit of the game’s latest trailer goes a bit beyond the show’s expected shock value. Or maybe it’s in line. I don’t know. I can’t even tell anymore. You can add racial caricatures to the list of everything we know about the Fractured but Whole. The new Game …

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Ahead Of Switch Release, New PC Trailer Arrives For Whimsical Adventure Game Figment

Figment, the upcoming adventure-game-meets-musical, now has an official PC release date and a new launch trailer that shows off some of its story, gameplay, and original music (check it out below). We’ve also gotten a more firm idea of when to expect versions of the game on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. Developer Bedtime Digital Games will release the game on PC and Mac (via Steam and GOG) on September 22. For the …

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Act 1 of Homestuck adventure game Hiveswap coming out this month

It’s been a long road to release for Hiveswap, the point-and-click adventure set in the universe of webcomic Homestuck. It received nearly $2.5m of backing on Kickstarter back in 2012 before multiple planned release dates—first in 2015, then this January—came and went. Well now it’s finally upon us, with the first episode coming September 14. Don’t worry if you haven’t read the comics because you don’t need any prior knowledge to understand the story. You …

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Destiny 2 trailer: Live-action Bungie adventure debuts ahead of PS4 and Xbox One release | Gaming | Entertainment

Featuring The Beastie Boys – “Sabotage” the new Destiny 2 trailer was launched today following a teaser clip being released earlier this week. It shows a new group of Guardians as they take on the threat and the destruction of Earth’s Last City. Giving a rousing speech, Cayde 6 talks about the game’s main plot points, before riling up everyone to fight for the puppies. You can find the new Destiny 2 live-action trailer below, …

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Switch/PS4/Xbox One Versions Of Acclaimed Adventure Game Kentucky Route Zero In The Works

Kentucky Route Zero is one of the most acclaimed indie games in recent years, but it’s been a long time in development. The adventure game’s first episode released way back in 2013, while the most recent episode–the fourth–launched in July 2016. According to developer Cardboard Computer, we should see the last episode in 2018–and the studio announced today that it’ll release the game on consoles alongside the last installment. Kentucky Route Zero: TV Edition, as …

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Subsurface Circular is a text adventure from Bithell Games and is out now

Sneaky Mike Bithell, of Thomas Was Alone and Volume fame, announced and simultaneously released Subsurface Circular today. It’s a brief text adventure that puts you in the shoes of a robot detective trying to find out what happened to a bunch of missing robots. It’s also the first in a series of shorts that Bithell Games will be conjuring up.  Looking for more like this? Here’s our list of the best indie games on PC. …

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Nintendo Switch Version Of Acclaimed Adventure Game Rime Gets A Release Date

(Photo: Tequila Works) Rime, the beautiful indie action-adventure game reminiscent of The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker and Ico was one of the earliest third-party titles announced for Nintendo Switch, but an actual release has remained elusive. Thankfully, Rime developer Tequila Works has finally nailed down a date. The Switch version of Rime has been the subject of some controversy, as the game was originally priced at $40, which is $10 more than the PC, …

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A new adventure: Irwin man sells massive Nintendo collection to start business

Updated 26 minutes ago A massive and nearly 100 percent complete original Nintendo collection is up for sale. Nick Rodriguez, the 33-year-old collector who kept a Nintendo collection worth thousands in a closet in his Irwin home , decided this week to sell it all to Warp Zone, a video game store in Greensburg. “I was sad to see it go, but if I could build a strong future for my family, it’s worth it,” …

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