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  • It's a French space exploration game with no combat, roguelike permadeath, randomised star systems and encounters, and aliens you can barely understand. What's not to like about that?

    Review: Out There

    It's a French space exploration game with no combat, roguelike permadeath, randomised star systems and encounters, and aliens you can barely understand. What's not to like about that?

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  • Ryse above, or sink below?

    Review: Ryse: Son of Rome

    Ryse above, or sink below?

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  • Earth Defense Force 2025 just hit the UK, so it's BYE FOR NOW folks!

    Off-topic Sunday: “THE E-D-F DEPLOYS”

    Earth Defense Force 2025 just hit the UK, so it's BYE FOR NOW folks!

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  • The dynamic duo return! AJ and Potter discuss what they've been playing of late, which includes an Ouya. Dark Souls also makes an inevitable appearance.

    AR Podcast #15: I Shot Hitler Last Night

    The dynamic duo return! AJ and Potter discuss what they've been playing of late, which includes an Ouya. Dark Souls also makes an inevitable appearance.

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  • "Noooooo!" screamed thousands of male voices in futile protest.

    Breaking news: Ellen Page Simulator 2014 cancelled

    "Noooooo!" screamed thousands of male voices in futile protest.

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  • This week: the projects Arcadians past and present are currently working on, plus a Twine game exhibition, Occupy Wall Street, Adam Curtis and something something Citizen Kane.

    Off-topic Sunday: your dungeon is infested with micro-piglets

    This week: the projects Arcadians past and present are currently working on, plus a Twine game exhibition, Occupy Wall Street, Adam Curtis and something something Citizen Kane.

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  • Here are some of our theories about the mysteries at the heart of The Wolf Among Us, as per February's Episode 2. Come share your thoughts!

    The Wolf Among Us – Episode 2: open discussion thread

    Here are some of our theories about the mysteries at the heart of The Wolf Among Us, as per February's Episode 2. Come share your thoughts!

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  • We're all excited by the ludic and narrative possibilities of video games as a creative medium, but we also love shooting lots of enemies. Don't pretend otherwise.

    Shoot Many Robots is successfully verb adjective noun

    We're all excited by the ludic and narrative possibilities of video games as a creative medium, but we also love shooting lots of enemies. Don't pretend otherwise.

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  • The critical response that Dungeon Keeper has provoked strikes Shaun as being more problematic than the game itself - which, after all, is only another in a line of well-executed but lazy clones.

    You bring a franchise back to life and everyone kicks it to death

    The critical response that Dungeon Keeper has provoked strikes Shaun as being more problematic than the game itself - which, after all, is only another in a line of well-executed but lazy clones.

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  • Another week, another Sunday round-up. We've a few treats for you this time. None of them is a shitty old review, honest.

    Off-topic Sunday: everybody is elsewhere

    Another week, another Sunday round-up. We've a few treats for you this time. None of them is a shitty old review, honest.

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