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Xbox Summer Fest Will Debut Over 60 Demos You Can Try At Home

With in-person gaming events out of the question this year, Xbox is turning to a digital alternative to show off some upcoming Xbox One games. Starting on July 21, the Summer Games Fest Demo Event will allow players to check out early builds for a ton of games from their couches rather than a crowded […]

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The Destroy All Humans! Remake Demo Has Me Excited To Do Exactly That

The cult classic game Destroy All Humans is getting a full remake courtesy of Black Forest Studios. A new demo released this week on Steam has me optimistic for the full release in July. It captures the spirit of the original game while looking and playing in a sharper, more modern way.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Grounded Demo Is At Its Best When You Leave The Beaten Path

Obsidian Entertainment’s next game, the miniaturized adventure Grounded, received a demo on Steam yesterday. It’s a fun game, if a little constrained by the preview’s 30-minute time limit. Players looking to get the most out of their time with the demo would probably do well to just ignore the story missions…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Trials Of Mana Demo Disappears From Steam After Exploit Unlocked Full Game

Square Enix recently announced the temporary removal of its Trials of Mana demo from Steam due to “unforeseen circumstances.” The company provided no further details, but this news comes hot on the heels of players finding a way to access the full game through the demo without having to pay for it. Hmm.Read more… Continue […]

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Sludge Life Feels Like Playing Hooky From Late Capitalism

One of my favorite Onion articles of all time is titled “Health Experts Recommend Standing Up At Desk, Leaving Office, Never Coming Back.” It was published five years ago, back when I still worked at an office job I hated where I frequently daydreamed of doing exactly as the Onion health experts advised. But where…Read […]

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Sludge Life Feels Like Playing Hooky From Late Capitalism

One of my favorite Onion articles of all time is titled “Health Experts Recommend Standing Up At Desk, Leaving Office, Never Coming Back.” It was published five years ago, back when I still worked at an office job I hated where I frequently daydreamed of doing exactly as the Onion health experts advised. But where…Read […]

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Sludge Life Feels Like Playing Hooky From Late Capitalism

One of my favorite Onion articles of all time is titled “Health Experts Recommend Standing Up At Desk, Leaving Office, Never Coming Back.” It was published five years ago, back when I still worked at an office job I hated where I frequently daydreamed of doing exactly as the Onion health experts advised. But where…Read […]

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Hands On: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Put You Right To Work

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a hard game to demo, but Nintendo invited me to try to do it anyway last weekend at PAX East. I came away from my brief trip to its deserted island impressed by how pretty everything looked and eager to continue toiling away on its beaches, in its fields, and […]

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Hands On: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Will Put You Right To Work

Animal Crossing: New Horizons is a hard game to demo, but Nintendo invited me to try to do it anyway last weekend at PAX East. I came away from my brief trip to its deserted island impressed by how pretty everything looked and eager to continue toiling away on its beaches, in its fields, and […]

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Outriders Is Like Destiny Mixed With Heart Of Darkness

Outriders’ art makes it seem like a grittier rip-off of Destiny, but having played the game for a couple hours, it feels more like Gears of War mixed with Mass Effect. It occasionally reminded me of a James Cameron sizzle reel: the bucolic paradise of Avatar giving way to the bloody horror of Aliens occasionally…Read […]

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Hatsune Miku’s Switch Game Is Out In Japan With A Fancy Playable Demo

Back in the less-wild, more lawful days of region locking, a new game featuring virtual songstress Hatsune Miku coming out on a Nintendo system in Japan meant a run on import shops. But the Switch is region free, and anyone with an easy-to-setup Japanese eShop account can hop online and grab Hatsune Miku: Project…Read more… […]

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team’s Storybook Switch Makeover Is Enchanting

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team Blue for the Nintendo DS and Red for the Game Boy Advance looked good enough on their respective systems, but the upcoming Switch version, with its adorable hand-drawn art style, is downright delightful. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team’s Storybook Switch Makeover Is Enchanting

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team Blue for the Nintendo DS and Red for the Game Boy Advance looked good enough on their respective systems, but the upcoming Switch version, with its adorable hand-drawn art style, is downright delightful. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Oninaki’s World Might Be Enough To Get Me Past The Repetitive Gameplay

Oninaki, an action role-playing game from the developers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear, now has a free demo on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4. I entered into the play experience expecting something generic, and while the combat is a bit mindless, Oninaki’s world is a fascinating place. This short tease has left…Read more… […]

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Oninaki’s World Might Be Enough To Get Me Past The Repetitive Gameplay

Oninaki, an action role-playing game from the developers of I Am Setsuna and Lost Sphear, now has a free demo on Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4. I entered into the play experience expecting something generic, and while the combat is a bit mindless, Oninaki’s world is a fascinating place. This short tease has left…Read more… […]

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Fans Are Remaking Star Wars: Dark Forces In Unreal Engine 4

Not that long ago we saw some fans create a playable demo of an Unreal Engine 4 version of a beloved Star Wars podracing game. Now, another classic game set in the galaxy far, far away is getting remade in Unreal Engine 4 and a developer from Obsidian is involved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Fans Are Remaking Star Wars: Dark Forces In Unreal Engine 4

Not that long ago we saw some fans create a playable demo of an Unreal Engine 4 version of a beloved Star Wars podracing game. Now, another classic game set in the galaxy far, far away is getting remade in Unreal Engine 4 and a developer from Obsidian is involved.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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