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Remember The Fun Times Of Hide & Seek As A Kid? Refuge Is A Gritty, Dark Rendition That Would’ve Terrified As A Child

It isn’t everyday that I stumble onto a Kickstarter project that gets me excited, however the mere premise for Refuge was enough to peak my interest. When you take the concept and combine it with the atmospheric beauty contained within the world of Refuge, I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t excited…

Anybody who has enjoyed the breathless anticipation of hide-and-seek will be hooked by Refuge, a stylish video game, being launched on Kickstarter, which brings a gritty twist to this gentle pursuit.

This novel two-player title is set on a fantastical island settlement named ‘The Ark’ where both of the characters have mysteriously washed up. The aim is simple: to survive longer than the other player. You can either hunt down and kill your opponent directly – or hide and ‘outlive’ them amid the harsh elements on the Ark.

So will you hunt or try to survive the longest? The choice is yours.  Continue reading Remember The Fun Times Of Hide & Seek As A Kid? Refuge Is A Gritty, Dark Rendition That Would’ve Terrified As A Child

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Gritty Noir Point & Click Adventure The Slaughter Takes You To Victorian London In Hunt Of A Serial Killer

Brainchild today announced the PC release of the first act of Victorian adventure game The Slaughter with be on January 28th. Following a successful Kickstarter, the noir point and click adventure will launch globally on Steam and through direct download.

A serial killer is terrorizing the streets of Victorian London, and private investigator Sydney Emerson has hit a new low between finding lost dogs and receiving alleyway beatings. A turn of events sees Sydney forgoing his selfish nature and thrusting himself into perilous and increasingly surreal situations, treading a fine line between dreams and reality. Continue reading Gritty Noir Point & Click Adventure The Slaughter Takes You To Victorian London In Hunt Of A Serial Killer

Call Of Duty: Black Ops III Reveals Their Story In The Newest Trailer

Black Ops III engrosses players in a dark and gritty future, where a new breed of Black Ops soldier has emerged, and the lines between humanity and military technology have been blurred. You must navigate the hot spots of a new Cold War to find your missing brothers. While much has changed, one thing remains the same: everything you know may be wrong. How far down the rabbit hole are you willing to go to uncover the disturbing truth?

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Calvino Noir Thrusts You Into The Dark Underworld Of The 1930’s On PS4, PC, And iOS

Calvino Noir Limited launched its first title, Calvino Noir, a mysterious stealth game inspired by the classics of film noir, for the PS4, PC, and iOS devices. Calvino Noir takes players on an unforgettable journey through the underworld of 1930s Europe with stylistic side-scrolling gameplay, a dark and foreboding visual style presented in shades of grey, and multiple paths and characters to explore. Continue reading Calvino Noir Thrusts You Into The Dark Underworld Of The 1930’s On PS4, PC, And iOS

Void & Meddler, This Cyberpunk Thriller Reveals New Details And Screenshots

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Today we’ve received the official synopsis and new screenshots for the upcoming Void & Meddler. This is the first game published by Mi-Clos Studio and is being developed by the independent French studio, NO CVT.

In case you’ve missed our previous coverage or our interview with the creator, Void & Meddler is an episodic cyberpunk point & click where player’s choices will lead them into the dark corners of an unreal city.

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Void And Meddler, An Exclusive Interview With Dorian Sred

void and meddler logoLast week we shared the exciting news that the gritty cyberpunk thriller Void And Meddler, is being expanded from the original Dev Jam entry into an episodic full release on PC. Just in case you missed our original article, here’s a quick overview of what Dorian is currently working on…

The Story

Void and Meddler is a deep trip inside the mazelike mind of Fyn, wandering in an uncertain era, in an undefined city. People are used to taking hormone drugs and collecting false memories. This make it easier to change their life and become the person they want to be.

Features

  • A non-linear adventure in 6 acts (3 episodes)
  • Each act can end in several ways (different puzzles, different stories)
  • Surreal atmosphere inspired by Philip.K.Dick, William Gibson, David Cronenberg, Shinya Tsukamoto and Gregg Araki
  • Your actions may alterate the world around you
  • A not so subtle mix between good old point and click features and a totally fucked up story!

And now that you’re well versed in what Void And Meddler is all about, check out our exclusive interview with Dorian Sred.

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