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The Swindle, An Exclusive Interview With Dan Marshall

Recently we had an opportunity to conduct an interview with Dan Marshall, the developer behind games like Time Gentleman Please!, Gun Monkeys, and Privates. He’s currently working on his newest title The Swindle, which is a Steampunk Cybercrime RPG Caper about; breaking into buildings, hacking their systems, stealing their cash, and running away.

In case you missed our previous coverage, check it out here before you dig into the interview…

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Oxenfree, A Supernatural Thriller

Oxenfree is the first game from Night School Studios, its a supernatural thriller about a group of teens that unwittingly open a ghostly rift. Between the story elements and the art direction, I’m very intrigued and would love to get a hands on perspective.

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Sayonara UmiharaKawase +, An Indie Cult Classic Remastered For The PS Vita

Easy to play, difficult to master, ‘Sayonara UmiharaKawase +’ is a totally unique ‘Rubbering Action’ physics based puzzle platform game with over 20 years of gaming history. That’s right, the original cult classic has been remastered for release on the PS Vita.

To this day the Umihara Kawase series is still recognized as being an achievement in gaming physics, check it out and see why.

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GameLoading: Rise of the Indies, A Documentary Worth Your Time

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From the moment that I first read about the story behind this documentary, I wanted to check it out. This will speak to anyone that has an interest in video games and the indie developers that are shaping the gaming industry.

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Last Year, Get Your Year Book Signed Because You Won’t Survive

As a fan of the horror genre, I’ve loved slasher movies ever since I was a kid. I can still remember watching Tobe Hooper’s The Texas Chain Saw Massacre for the first time, it absolutely blew my mind. I don’t remember how or why I managed to watch it as young as I did, but it opened a door I wasn’t ever going to close…
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Merit Monday: Let’s Play The Order 1886

Thank you for joining me on our final episode of Merit Monday, today we’re going to be diving into The Order: 1886. As we inched closer and closer to the end of the game, it occurred to us that we hadn’t received a couple of the trophies yet…
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Chasm Side Scrolling Hack & Slash Doing it Right

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Chasm is a procedurally-generated Platform Adventure currently in development for PC (Win, Mac, & Linux) and Playstation 4. Taking equal inspiration from hack ‘n slash dungeon crawlers and Metroidvania-style platformers, it will immerse you in a procedurally-generated fantasy world full of exciting treasure, deadly enemies, and abundant secrets.
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Terrifying Tuesday: Let’s Play Outlast… continued…

Thank you for joining me on another episode of Terrifying Tuesdays, today we’re continuing our investigation into Mount Massive Asylum in Outlast.
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It Came From Space And Ate Our Brains, But… They’re Vulnerable To Bullets!

The premise is simple… Aliens land on Earth with a singular focus, to feed on our BRAINS! This certainly isn’t going to be one to play, because you’re looking for a deep rich story. This is going to be one to play, because you’re looking for a frenzied, chaotic, survival horror shooter. There are a lot of games on the market that embody the top-down arcade shooter style, however this one stands out for all of the right reasons. This is definitely one to get your hands on it today.
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Moon Hunters, An RPG Exploration In Myth & Mystery

More often than not, we play games where we’re we fight the good fight and claim victory after victory until the war has been won. That’s usually where most stories end, we rarely have an opportunity to continue beyond the war and continuing to shape the world. Ensuring that the villages, the people, continue to survive and thrive in memory of your legacy.
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