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'Perceptions Of The Dead 2' Tells Sometimes Cute, Sometimes Spooky Ghost Stories

June 23, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

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After a live stream from a haunted hospital, Jill has found herself not just investigating hauntings, but dealing with the fact that ghosts are real. Some of them could even use her help, too, but when she tries to do something for a ghost who's been following her, she starts to see some of the more unsettling sides of ghosts in visual novel Perceptions of the Dead 2.

The Great Gaias Is An RPG With A Wealth of Fantasy & Adventure

June 22, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

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With a story born from a Dungeons & Dragons campaign, The Great Gaias offers a thrilling RPG experience with over 60 hours of main story, a city to build, and items to craft. Adventurers will likely feel right at home in this land of cults, ancient prophecies, and roguish heroes. Whenever you're not working to build your own city, that is.

Enjoy A Quick & Creepy Puzzler With Roses & Heart

June 21, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

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A short, yet chilling tale presents itself in Roses & Heart. Take control of a weary gardener who is just trying to make it to the back exit to pick up a delivery. Unfortunately, things are not as simple as walking over to the door (is it ever?). Use a mysterious rose to summon a helper and solve puzzles to clear your path... But what will your helper want in return?

Multiplayer Battler 'Grotoro' Is About Gassy Bulls In Space

June 21, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

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Grotoro is all about being a bull and charging into your buddies, knocking them for a loop. However, it's hard to get much traction in space without some form of thruster, but luckily, a hint of indigestion is just what these amorphous animals need to get a little shot of propelling gas in this goofy multiplayer title.

Project Shore Promises Low-Poly Low-Fantasy Tactical Battles

June 19, 2018 8:16 PM | Christian Valentin

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With its rustic low-poly aesthetic, systemic world design, and partially hands-off approach to combat, Project Shore looks to be an interesting entry among indie turn-based strategy games.

'Ok/Normal' Offers Cloud Friends, Healthy Diets, Disconcerting Events

June 19, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

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Ok/Normal has the player taking a friendly journey with their cloud buddy, looking out for healthy meals, water to stay hydrated, and the medication they need to stay healthy. It's great to take such a journey with friends who are so concerned about your well-being! Except for, well, when things kind of start to go wrong and reality doesn't seem as sturdy as it once was.

Build Your Defenses Block-By-Block In Tactical TD Protolife

June 18, 2018 8:27 PM | Christian Valentin

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An expanded version of a Ludum Dare 38 entry, Protolife takes the tower defense and gives it a more deliberate hands-on approach, as you construct towers one-block-at-a-time to withstand the incoming insectoid tide.

Otter Of My Life Has 5 Otters To Befriend

June 16, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

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It is my firm belief that there will be a dating simulation game for everything imaginable one day. Today, Otters have been added to that list with the creation of Otter Of My Life. Taking place in a high school setting, you'll be able to attend certain classes that suit your interests while forging friendships with lovable otters with intricate lives.

Multiplayer Pinball Game 'Kabounce' Lets Players Guide The Silver Ball

June 16, 2018 8:00 AM | Joel Couture

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Kabounce will have you pinging all over a map of bumpers and flippers, bouncing off of every surface as fast as you can in order to shift the objects in the field to your color by smashing into them, and keeping your opponents from doing the same by smashing into them.

Incredible Mandy Shows Off Thrilling Boss Battles & Enchanting Worlds

June 15, 2018 8:00 PM | Julia Couture

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Calling all adventurers in seek of their next big challenge, Incredible Mandy wants you to brave its puzzle and boss gauntlets! With eight levels to prove both brain and brawn, players will be tested with all manner of challenges across varied, colorful worlds. After all, when it comes to saving someone, it's usually not easy, and Incredible Mandy is full of hurdles to overcome to save the one you care for.

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