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Tactically Subdue Criminals In SWAT Shooter Police Stories

April 21, 2017 12:07 AM | Christian Valentin


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

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.

Raise The Dead Asks You To Find A Cure For Adorable Zombification Through Farming & Potioncraft

April 19, 2017 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Raise the Dead is a strange name for a game where you'll be doing everything you can to cure zombification, growing plants and exploring for potion ingredients you can use to try to make an antidote. Although you might screw up a bit along the way, having to capture and experiment on living dead specimens to see if it works.

Screenshot Saturday Highlights - April 15th, 2017

April 18, 2017 5:17 PM | Christian Valentin

The deadly surface of Mars, a haunted apartment, a sprawling fantasy landscape, and other diverse words can be found among this game in this belated Screenshot Saturday Highlights.

Kimmy - A Story Of Making Friends, Summer Babysitting, And Growing Up

April 18, 2017 12:00 PM | Joel Couture


Kimmy will take you back to 1960's Massachusetts, having you playing as Dana, a young woman tasked with babysitting title character Kimmy. As you take care of the young girl, you'll get to know more about her and her mysterious family, all while making new friendships and having fun under the warm sun.

HackyZack - Keep Special Balls In The Air In This Cute Sticker-Collecting Puzzle Platformer

April 17, 2017 7:00 PM | Joel Couture


Your hacky sack skill are wasted in the quad. It's time to get serious about bouncing stuff and start collecting stickers for a little kid named Zack instead, doing so by bouncing balls with unique properties in HackyZack, a puzzle platformer about keeping your ball in the air by any means possible.

Click Your Way To A Bigger Town With City Clickers

April 16, 2017 9:00 PM | Julia Couture


If you're looking for a city-building, index-finger workout - look no further than City Clickers. Build your town the way you want it and work for it with hard earned clicks!

Dance 'Til You're Dead In The Entertainer

April 15, 2017 10:00 PM | Julia Couture


Food and dance - maybe even a hot chase! All come together in The Entertainer, a game where you must entertain or suffer dire, final consequences.

Rabbit Story - An Adorable Tail Of Friendship And Adventure

April 15, 2017 9:30 PM | Julia Couture


Rabbit Story is a cute, top-down adventure which features an even cuter cast of animal characters. Play as Rabbit, who, to get his mind off of forgetting a friend's birthday by accident, goes on a grand adventure and encounters a new friend - Doggy, with players sharing in their adventure together and learning a little something about real-life relationships..

Crawl's Full Release Brings Dungeon Crawling Where Your Friends Are The Monsters

April 14, 2017 8:00 AM | Joel Couture


Crawl is a local multiplayer dungeon crawler, one where one player gets to be the hero and the other three play ghosts who can control traps, monsters, and bosses. Now out of Early Access, players will get the definitive experience of beating on each other in a fast-paced battle to see who can be the hero and for how long.

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