TagPro – Capture the Flag has never been so much fun

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Away from your personal computer and itching to play a game? Look no further than Tagpro. This fiercely addictive capture the flag game will keep you occupied for hours, and with browser-based multiplayer, it’s pretty much…

‘Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments’ Sony trailer from E3

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Have you seen this trailer for Sherlock Holmes: Crimes and Punishments that was presented at this year’s E3 conference? The Sony PlayStation channel has posted the trailer for the upcoming game on YouTube, showing gameplay footage previously…

Windows Drivers for Xbox One controller allow use on PC games

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Microsoft has released new drivers for the Xbox One controller allowing gamers to use it for PC games. The drivers will also be part of a future Windows update, Major Nelson says on his website. The…

Contrast Review

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Contrast is a game I’ve been looking forward to since I first saw it on Steam Greenlight over a year ago. The intriguing vaudeville-inspired setting, unique platforming that transitions between 2D and 3D, and catchy jazz…

Kickstarter Highlights

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It’s already been well over a year since Double Fine Adventure first appeared on Kickstarter and arguably paved the way for all the successful video game crowd funding campaigns that followed. The game’s initial Kickstarter success…

The Release Valve

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Welcome to the Release Valve, formerly the Greenlight Spotlight. I finally found a better, more creative name for the series at the suggestion of a friend.  Since my last article, Valve has announced two new batches…

Steam OS Focused on Living Room Gameplay and Family Sharing

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Steam, often regarded as the main conduit for the video game industry’s PC-based games, is currently beta testing its up-and-coming new operating system. The Steam OS is being designed based on Linux and meant to run…

Hotline Miami free for PlayStation Plus subscribers in the US

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Here’s a bit of good news early in the week. Hotline Miami is now free to download for PlayStation Plus subscribers based in the US. The top-down action game from Dennaton Games typically sells for $10…

Escape Goat Review

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Escape Goat is a prime example of the old adage “Never judge a book by its cover.” I first played the game some time back when it appeared on Xbox Live Indie Games. It’s still one…

PSA: Dark Matter is Unfinished

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Dark Matter, the new game from Nuclear Dawn developer InterWave Studios, has a gigantic, glaring problem: It is literally unfinished. The Steam forums are full of customers complaining after they found out that the otherwise rather…