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The Internet Will Help With A Poltergeist Problem In I'm Still Here

April 26, 2017 7:00 AM | Joel Couture

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Moving into a new home comes with a lot of worries, not the least of which is the paranormal issues that domicile may hold. Will demons inhabit the dining room? Ghostly apparitions appear in the bathroom mirror? Poltergeist activity in the living room? All of these are potential problems for the new homeowner, but luckily, the internet is there to help fix those issues, just like it is in horror game I'm Still Here.

Golf For Workgroups Is Sensible Golf With ABSOLUTELY No Funny Business

April 25, 2017 8:00 PM | Joel Couture

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Does your workplace team need some sort of productivity-enhancing getaway? One where they can really get to know each other by digging deep into the kind of weather we're having and how the kids are?Golf for Workgroups offers that in a no-nonsense, calming golf environment where up to four of your staff can converse about minutiae about the office while they swing a club, drive a cart, and increase interpersonal energies with NO NONSENSE to get in the way.

I mean it. It's serious business. Ignore the gun heads. And...you know...everything else.

Screenshot Saturday Highlights - April 22th, 2017

April 24, 2017 11:50 PM | Christian Valentin

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Within the digital battlegrounds of these highlights, you'll have to face roaming deities, mythical beasts, and powerful supervillains.

Escape Lizards Has You Tilting Maps To Keep Your Rolling Egg Safe

April 24, 2017 12:00 PM | Joel Couture

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Escape Lizards have it rough. Their eggs are just lying around all of these deadly arenas filled with pits and hazards and vulture eggs. Not only that, but their eggs love danger, so they try to roll around these places, racing to a finish line that really shouldn't matter this much to an unborn lizard. And all you can do is try to manipulate the level and gravity to keep them safe, tilting the landscape to keep them out of harm's way.

Even before they're born, these lizards are a handful.

The Big Bad Wolf And Three Little Pigs Face off In A Battle Of Business In The Wolf's Bite

April 23, 2017 10:30 PM | Julia Couture

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Fans of The Stinky Cheeseman and Other Fairly Stupid Tales will no doubt rejoice at this lighthearted take on classic fairy tales. In this one-on-one visual novel game, players can enjoy The Wolf's Bite with a friend and try to thwart each other's success in the restaurant business.

Mineko's Night Market - Shop, Sell, Craft, Race And Explore!

April 23, 2017 10:15 PM | Julia Couture

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Mineko's Night Market is an adventure game with a dash of just about everything else! In this game, the limit might not be imagination when you see some of the wild villagers of the market. There are lots of mysterious creatures on the island overrun by cats, but Mineko, being the curious girl she is, choose to explore the island, take part in many activities, and unravel the mystery!

Raise Creatures From The Ground Up And Explore The World Of Ooblets

April 23, 2017 10:00 PM | Julia Couture

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Ooblets features a very unique take on the farming genre by allowing you to raise adorable, and sometimes very silly, creatures (Ooblets) from carefully-cultivated land. The Ooblets are customizable and battle-able, so you can challenge the residents of the nearby small town or travel the world with a parade of your Ooblets!

Flinthook: The Best Kind Of Space Piracy

April 22, 2017 5:35 AM | Thomas Faust

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You'd think that the life of a hookshot-wielding space pirate would be serious business, a grim tale of survival amidst the uncaring cosmos, bloody life-and-death struggles, the works. But then, Tribute Games had slightly different ideas and thankfully, Flinthook is anything but grim. In fact, Captain Flinthook might be the cheeriest little space pirate you've ever seen!

Tactically Subdue Criminals In SWAT Shooter Police Stories

April 21, 2017 12:07 AM | Christian Valentin

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Between the SWAT series, Door Kickers, and the in-development Tear Through, games about tactically controlling police is small but growing sub-genre. Police Stories looks like the next intriguing entry to watch, combining real-time action with strategic systems, non-lethal mechanics, and randomly-generated encounters.

Trailer Roundup - April 19, 2017

April 19, 2017 12:25 PM | Thomas Faust

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This week, our trailer roundup features atmospheric games, weird games, and weird atmospheric games. Meet the loneliest taxi driver, a nameless dreamer, and a cop with the pulpiest videogamey name ever, Karl Carbon.

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