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Automata Empire Review: Automata for the People

Automata Empire first popped up on our radar after a most unlikely demo – we saw it at an afterparty during PAX South 2016. It took home our Pleasant Surprise award at the con for popping up out of nowhere and stealing our hearts. Automata Empire released last April, but somehow we lost track of it until we bumped into Nonadecimal Creative again in an unlikely place – the Black Ice booth at PAX South 2017! We’re not letting this one get away again – let’s nail down these little fuzzy monsters before they head off in a random direction. It’s time for our Automata Empire review!

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Four Sided Fantasy Review: Fantastic Four

Four Sided Fantasy is a puzzle platformer developed by Ludo Land, following a successful Kickstarter campaign back in May 2014. Two years and four months later, the game has been released on PC and PS4 with the help of our friends at Serenity Forge. The sent me a key last week to check out, and I’m happy to report this game is awesome! Find out why in our Four Sided Fantasy review.

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Fragments of Him Review: Piecing Him Together

Fragments_of_Him Gameplay

Fragments of Him definitely made me think, and it certainly made me appreciate the people in my life that I love and love me back. The method of storytelling is unique, and throughout the game I felt like it was on the precipice of crossing over to greatness without ever quite getting there. Read on and check out my full take.

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Karaski: What Goes Up… Review: Oh, the Humanity

Karaski: What Goes Up… is a story-driven “whodunnit” adventure game created by Unbound Creations. Karaski tells the story of a fictional Eastern European nation’s first blimp’s ill-fated maiden voyage. When everything starts to go catastrophically wrong, it’s up to you to solve the mystery and uncover the saboteur. Should you punch your tickets and take this cruise? Let’s find out in my Karaski: What Goes Up review.

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Ultimate Chicken Horse Review: Horsing Around with Sawblades

Ultimate Chicken Horse Characters

Standing out from the crowd, Ultimate Chicken Horse places you in a 2-4 player platforming brawl where your objective is to run, jump, and parkour your way to the finish while at the same time preventing your fellow farm animals from accomplishing the same objective. How does that work? Read on and we’ll break it down.

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SUPERHOT Review: SUPERHOT or NOT

SUPERHOT is a puzzle FPS game (as weird as that is to write…) by the aptly named SUPERHOT Team. It grew out of a game jam concept, had a successful Kickstarter, and is coming out this week for Xbox One

The Flame in the Flood Review: Smoke on the Water

The Flame in the Flood is a survival and river rafting game released by The Molasses Flood, an indie studio made up of ex-AAA studio “refugees.” The Flame in the Flood follows Scout and her faithful canine companion Aesop as

Rocket League XBox One Review: Nothing but net

Rocket League Cars

Rocket League is a sports game even for the non-sports inclined, it’s easy to pick up and play, and it’s overflowing with customization and content to extend replayability to the max… is it the perfect game? Read on for our take on the rocket-car soccer games arrival on XBox One.

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Unending Galaxy Review: Universally Ambitious

Unending Galaxy is a sandbox space sim that touches a bunch of different genres, developed by Anarkis Gaming. In it, you play a humble ship owner who can become a miner, trader, pirate, space-businessman, or even a warmongering dictator of your own sprawling empire. It’s a relentlessly ambitious combination of elements, but do they work well together? That’s the question I’m setting out to answer in my Unending Galaxy review.

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Rebel Galaxy Review: Go On, Be a Rebel

Rebel Galaxy is the debut game from Double Damage Games, a studio founded by a couple of industry veterans who previously founded Runic Games, the makers of Fate and Torchlight. This time around, Travis and Erich have set their sights on making a space combat/exploration/trading game. After we went hands-on at PAX South, we were frothing at the mouth about this game – does Rebel Galaxy live up to our expectations? Let’s find out in my Rebel Galaxy review!

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