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Her Story Creator’s Latest Is An Interactive Movie

Created by Her Story designer Sam Barlow, WarGames works like an interactive television show. It follows the story of Kelly, a hacker who goes from prankster to leader of a group exposing government secrets. As players choose what they see on screen, they slowly shape Kelly’s personality and make key choices that…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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If You Missed Last Year’s Detective Game Subsurface Circular, Play It On The Switch

In Subsurface Circular, you ride a subway full of robots going about their daily lives. Your job is to help solve their problems, but there’s a catch: you can’t ever leave your seat. The game came out on PC last August, but, like most things, it’s even better on the Nintendo Switch.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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A Game Where You Play As An AI With Amnesia

Transfer is a short narrative game by Abyssal Uncreations focusing on artificial intelligence and discovery. Taking the role of an AI after the end of the world, you need to find out what happened and what comes next. It’s moody and intriguing. It’s this week’s indie pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Homestuck Game Is So Good, Y’all

Just like I didn’t really think Homestuck would return after its first year-long break, I never really believed that Hiveswap, the game Kickstarted by the Homestuck team, would ever see the light of day. Today, Hiveswap: Act 1 has been released. It’s incredible that it exists, but more than that, it is a phenomenal,…Read more… […]

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Despite My Skepticism, Before The Storm Is A Great Life Is Strange Game

Within minutes of starting Life Is Strange: Before The Storm, Chloe Price smoked a cigarette, stood in front of a moving train, tagged some graffiti, used a fake ID, insulted a burly man, drank beer, and nearly got into a fight. It seemed like she was trying too hard to be edgy. By the end […]

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L.A. Noire’s Homicide Investigations Were Some Of The Best 

Last month, we started streaming L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. While the start of the game has some problems, its homicide investigations take a darker turn, adding nuance and moral ambiguity to the tale of LAPD detective Cole Phelps.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Revisiting The Opening Cases of L.A. Noire

Last week, we started playing L.A. Noire on Kotaku’s Twitch channel. It’s a 2011 detective game with a lot of cases to solve. Recently, we finished the cases for the traffic detective desk. It’s a good introduction to the game that also has a few problems.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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Blade Runner Inspired Two Very Different Video Games

Blade Runner fuses together a morally ambivalent story about godhood with a visual panache that has shaped cinematic science fiction since its 1982 release. While it has inspired many games like Snatcher, Mean Streets, and the forthcoming Cyberpunk 2077, there have actually been only two Blade Runner video games, each…Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier: The Kotaku Review

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier is a series defined by contradiction. The third season of Telltale’s successful narrative game franchise, which comes to a close this week with the release of final episode “From The Gallows,” is full of interesting characters the player won’t care about. It’s painfully human but…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Paisley Princess Is A Terrific, Tiny Adventure Game In A 5×5 Grid

Paisley Princess takes all of the excitement and charm of a grand adventure game and shrinks it down to a snug 5×5 scale box for a pint sized bit of hacking and dungeon delving. It’s this week’s Indie Pick.Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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