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Afterparty is a game where you go on a bender to save your soul

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You better start building your alcohol tolerance now if you want a chance to escape Hell in Afterparty, a new game by Oxenfree developers. Yes, Night School Studio has announced a new game, which I'm low-key excited about. It looks like a good time, even if it involves demons and alcohol poisoning. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z65oFzGEyQE This time we won't be exploring a small island and tearing...

Nintendo Switch indie games coming in 2018: Light Fall, Banner Saga 3, Garage and more

Nintendo Switch Indie Games - Nindie Showcase
You can expect at least 14 more Nintendo Switch indie games in the coming months. Nintendo has released a new Nindies showcase video during GDC, showing off an impressive line up of upcoming Switch indie titles. Some of these games are already available on other platforms, but some are actually completely new. A number of these new titles are even Switch...

Mulaka review: Spicing up a familiar formula

Mulaka review
The outstanding visuals make Mulaka a notable action title, but frustrating controls and low production values stop it from reaching its potential. Mulaka draws you in with its gorgeous looking visuals and bright imagery inspired by Mexican folklore. There's a shortage of games that deal with less-told and unknown legends and stories - like those of the native population of both North...

Explore Mexican folklore in action platformer Mulaka

Mulaka
Delve into sights, sounds and lore of the Sierra Tarahumara in Mulaka, a new indie action-adventure. Mulaka casts you as a shaman Sukurúame of the Tarahumara, the indigenous people of northern Mexico. As a shaman, you'll be able to call upon the powers of demigods to help you defeat evil creatures and cleanse the land of corruption. These evil creatures are taken straight out of the region’s mythology...

This is the Police 2 announced, looks a whole lot like Fargo

This is the Police 2
This is the Police 2 brings a mixture of adventure, resource management, police brutality and machismo to the remote northern town of Sharpwood. Sharpwood is the kind of place that would fit right in in one of the Coen Brothers' movies (Fargo comes to mind). It is a place where the inhabitants "know their neighbors by name and faithfully keep to their traditions,...

Best horror games of 2017: The families, cults and book clubs you shouldn’t join

Best horror games of 2017
2017 was very kind to us horror fans (or cruel, depending on how you look at it). We had some truly amazing sequels, terrifying multiplayer experiences and a variety of different reasons to lose sleep. The indie horror scene way also very prolific this year, giving up some of the most interesting and twisted games we've played in a long time....

Platinum Games working on two new self-published games

Vanquish
Nier Automata and Bayonetta developer Platinum Games are working on two new indie titles. "We’re looking into creating our own IP, creating our own game,"  Head of development Atsushi Inaba told GameInformer "We're becoming more and more interested in the idea of self-publishing and doing our own title." During 2017, studio staff was encouraged to pitch new ideas for new games. As a result,...

Best indie games of 2017: Dark, sad and funny as heck

Best indie games of 2017
With every passing year, it seems that indie developers get better and better at delivering intense, emotional and, above all, fun experiences we don't really see in AAA games anymore. We absolutely love it. Some of our "best of 2017" lists already include some great indie games, like Cuphead and Divinity: Original Sin 2. However, this list is made especially for...

Best role-playing games of 2017: From fantasy to sci-fi, and everything in between

Best role-playing games of 2017
2017 was a mixed year for fans of role-playing games. On one hand, we had some really great games in a variety of settings, from classic fantasy to superheroes and sci-fi. On the other, there were some huge disappointments as well (we're looking at you Mass Effect Andromeda). However, we choose to focus on the best RPGs we got to play...

Best action-adventure games of 2017: Open world, tight gameplay

Best action-adventure games of 2017
Action-adventure. We love action-adventure, and not just become we can lump in there any game we can't really define. It's because we love action, and we love adventure, but it's always the best when the two come together. Ah, it kinda rhymes. We had some amazing games this year. We saw the triumphant return of some fan-favorite series, as well as...

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