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Four In February — “Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning”

It has been a week since I announced my participation in the time-honored video game tradition of Four In February.

I may have bit off more than I can chew.

At 29 hours of gameplay, the oft-overlooked action-RPG Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning is far from the longest game I have ever finished. But that is only because at a certain point I remembered to look at the calendar.

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All The Right Answers: Thoughts on “Life Is Strange, Episode 1″

More than anything else, the “school spirit with a sinister underbelly” setting combined with the time travel mechanic makes Life Is Strange remind me of Donnie Darko. Add in a smattering of Twin Peaks oddness and “missing girl” mystery, and you’ve got a story that leaves you feeling curious and unsettled. Dontnod has done a great job at leaving you wanting more, and engaging you with a setting and plotline that feels urgent and foreboding.

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The Games Workshop Steamroller Marches On!

Even. More. Gaming. News. From. Games. Workshop. Today, Fatshark Games announced Vermintide, a first person shooter/melee fighter for PS4, Xbox One, and PC. Set in the world of Warhammer’s End Times, Vermintide is a co-op fight-for-your-life against swarms of the rat-faced Skaven. “Combining gritty combat with cooperative multiplayer action, Vermintide will provide the player with…

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Sunless Sea Is Set For Full Release!

When it rains, it pours!

A mere fistful of days after Introversion announced that its hit Prison Architect would be getting off the Methadone of Steam’s Early Access, Failbetter Games has announced the date that its story-heavy Victorian horrorshow Sunless Sea would be getting a full release date!

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Life Is Strange Launch Trailer Revealed!

For now, it seems that the end of the episodic adventure game is nowhere in sight, and lovers of the unique and surreal couldn’t be happier about that fact. The most recent example comes from the kinetic and distinctly French tang of Life Is Strange, which will be released by this time tomorrow on January 30th.