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Little Orpheus Is A Fantastic Cold War Era Journey To The Center Of The Earth

In Little Orpheus, the latest game from Everybody’s Gone To The Rapture developer The Chinese Room, Soviet cosmonaut Ivan Ivanovich is debriefed on the 1962 mission that saw him exploring the secret world beneath the planet’s crust in a massive atomic-powered drilling machine. It’s got dinosaurs, lost civilizations,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Indie Adventure Neversong Reminds Me Of My Coma Nightmares

Released on Apple Arcade last week and coming to Steam and GOG on May 20, Neversong tells the story of Peet, an orphan boy who slips into a coma when his girlfriend is snatched during a visit to the local asylum. Peet wakes up in a melancholy twilight world populated by freakish children and twisted […]

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Crossy Road Castle Is Out For Apple Arcade, And It Is Splendid

I guess we finally know what Crossy Road’s blocky little animals were trying to get. Hipster Whale, the developers behind the most compelling road-crossing game since Frogger, have turned their technicolor talent towards multiplayer platforming in Crossy Road Castle, out now for Apple Arcade. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Crossy Road Castle Is Out For Apple Arcade, And It Is Splendid

I guess we finally know what Crossy Road’s blocky little animals were trying to get. Hipster Whale, the developers behind the most compelling road-crossing game since Frogger, have turned their technicolor talent towards multiplayer platforming in Crossy Road Castle, out now for Apple Arcade. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Lego’s New Apple Arcade Game Is A Quiet, Thoughtful Puzzler

Lego Builder’s Journey, out today on Apple Arcade, is a far cry from the usual lighthearted and playful Lego video games. It’s a quiet, thoughtful puzzle game that wordlessly tells the tale of a father and son discovering the importance of play. It’s an incredibly nuanced toy commercial that hits me right in the dad…Read […]

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Where to Find the Full List Apps and Games Included With Google Play Pass

Not long after Apple announced its subscription-based gaming service, Apple Arcade, Google countered with its own similar subscription program: Google Play Pass. Unlike Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass includes access to premium games and non-gaming apps available through Google Play that you would normally have to pay… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Where to Find the Full List Apps and Games Included With Google Play Pass

Not long after Apple announced its subscription-based gaming service, Apple Arcade, Google countered with its own similar subscription program: Google Play Pass. Unlike Apple Arcade, Google Play Pass includes access to premium games and non-gaming apps available through Google Play that you would normally have to pay… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Latest Paper Mario-Style Steven Universe Game Keeps It Simple

In 2015, Cartoon Network and developer Grumpyface Studios released Steven Universe: Attack the Light, a simple yet delightful turn-based mobile RPG with strong Paper Mario vibes. 2017’s console follow-up, Save the Light, beefed up the series with intricate combo attacks and free-roaming exploration. A new entry in the… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Mario Kart Is Apple’s Most Downloaded Game Of 2019

Last night in New York City, Apple held its annual celebration of the best and most downloaded games and apps across its platforms. The iPhone game of the year is ThatGameCompany’s gorgeous social adventure Sky: Children of the Light, with the outstanding Hyper Light Drifter winning iPad game of the year. Neither of…Read more… Continue […]

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Where to Download Apple’s Picks for the Best Games and Apps of 2019

Apple posted its roundup of the best iOS and iPadOS apps and games for 2019, which gives us a look into the trends that drove the year’s best apps. It’s a good read if you have the time, as it reveals some surprising figures—Mario Kart Tour was the most-downloaded game on the App Store, for […]

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There are five new games on Apple Arcade today, including the first chapter of Lifelike, a beautiful

There are five new games on Apple Arcade today, including the first chapter of Lifelike, a beautiful visual trip by Kunabi Brother, creator of Blek and Euclidean Lands. Other new additions include Bossa Studios’ Hogwash, slashy platformer Fallen Knight, puzzle adventure Tales of Memo, and Versus Evil’s Slavic folktale…Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Manifold Garden Is A Puzzle Game About Infinity, No Big Deal

Video games are quite fond of the work of M.C. Escher—you’ll see his influence in the mundane labyrinths of Control, the disorienting symmetry of the stealth game Echo, or in the clever puzzles of games like Monument Valley and echochrome. You can now add Manifold Garden to that list. And, like those other games, it’s…Read […]

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I Wish I Could Just Buy My Favorite Apple Arcade Game

Grindstone is probably the best mobile game I’ve ever played. I’ve spent much of my downtime over the last few days fighting through its monster-slaying puzzles. There’s just one thing: I would prefer to simply buy it rather than playing it through my Apple Arcade subscription.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Wish I Could Just Buy My Favorite Apple Arcade Game

Grindstone is probably the best mobile game I’ve ever played. I’ve spent much of my downtime over the last few days fighting through its monster-slaying puzzles. There’s just one thing: I would prefer to simply buy it rather than playing it through my Apple Arcade subscription.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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One Month Later, Apple Arcade Is Worth My Five Bucks

It’s been nearly a month since the official September 19 launch of Apple Arcade. With my free 30-day trial of the subscription gaming service on the verge of expiring, I ask myself if I’m getting enough out of it to give Apple five of my hard-earned dollars to keep playing. Having barely made a dent […]

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I Succeed At This Game By Trying The Silly Shit You’d Be Punished For In Other Games

I love old-school adventure games so damn much, but sometimes I just can’t manage to finish them. I get stuck on puzzles but I’m often too stubborn to consult a guide, or I lose patience with their pacing, or sometimes I’m just tired of looking at my laptop screen (most of the adventure games I […]

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