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The PC Demo For Wooden Nickel Is Worth A Try

The PC Demo For Wooden Nickel Is Worth A Try

Tied to last night’s Game Awards, Steam is hosting a bunch of game demos through Saturday morning. There’s a lot of interesting stuff to check out, but I particularly enjoyed Wooden Nickel, a

'Dishonored' and 'Prey' co-creators reveal 'Weird West'

Weird West doesn't look as strange as it does stylish. The game comes from WolfEye Studios, whose co-founders include Dishonored and Prey veterans Julien Roby and Raphael Colantonio, and it's being

'Dishonored' and 'Prey' co-creators reveal 'Weird West'

Weird West doesn't look as strange as it does stylish. The game comes from WolfEye Studios, whose co-founders include Dishonored and Prey veterans Julien Roby and Raphael Colantonio, and it's being
Choose Your Own Adventure's Owners Are Going After Some Indie Games

Choose Your Own Adventure's Owners Are Going After Some Indie Games

Chooseco, the company that owns the rights to the trademarked title Choose Your Own Adventure, has begun issuing takedown notices to indie games hosted on itch.io that have been using the term. Read

'Axiom Verge 2' and more indie games will hit Switch in 2020

Nintendo has already curated a library of wonderfully weird independent games on the Switch, and it's not slowing down in 2020. The company today revealed a handful of indie titles heading to the

'Axiom Verge 2' and more indie games will hit Switch in 2020

Nintendo has already curated a library of wonderfully weird independent games on the Switch, and it's not slowing down in 2020. The company today revealed a handful of indie titles heading to the
Total Tank Simulator Sure Looks Familiar

Total Tank Simulator Sure Looks Familiar

Total Tank Simulator is coming on PC for anyone who, like me, misses Battlefield Heroes dearly. And let’s get this out of the way first: It has nothing to do with Totally Accurate Battle
Table Manners, A Video Game About Very Bad Tinder Dates

Table Manners, A Video Game About Very Bad Tinder Dates

This is Table Manners, a video game in which you sit down across from your date, pour them a glass of wine, thrust fish in their face, spill food all over the table then set everything on fire. Read

Listen Up

From synth to soul, folk to falsetto and beyond, our favorite songs from the week Kilo Kish: SPARK Digital and distorted, Kilo Kish’s “SPARK” proves catchy and enjoyably offbeat. Comprised of a

Tame Impala: Posthumous Forgiveness

Another single from Tame Impala’s forthcoming album, The Slow Rush (out 14 February), “Posthumous Forgiveness,” proves far more personal than the band’s typical releases. Lead singer and

Birthh: Yello / Concrete

Newcomer Birthh (aka Florence-born Alice Bisi) marks her debut London show with a new song, “Yello / Concrete.” Blending folk, hip-hop, neo-soul and lo-fi, Birthh creates a pretty and distinct

Destroyer: It Just Doesn’t Happen

Destroyer (aka Dan Bejar) sets a dark and solitary mood on his newest track, “It Just Doesn’t Happen,” which will appear on the forthcoming album Have We Met (out 31 January). Fit for a night drive,
This is New Cities, an upcoming city-builder for the PC with a strong focus on road networks and the

This is New Cities, an upcoming city-builder for the PC with a strong focus on road networks and the

This is New Cities, an upcoming city-builder for the PC with a strong focus on road networks and the economy. I really like the scale of it, those cities look enormous.Read more...
Facebook has purchased Beat Games, the studio behind virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber.

Facebook has purchased Beat Games, the studio behind virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber.

Facebook , the studio behind virtual reality rhythm game Beat Saber. The developers will “continue to work on Beat Saber across all currently supported platforms”.

Black Pumas: Colors

Pulled from Black Pumas’ self-titled debut album, the retro-tinged “Colors” describes the lovely details of everyday life, while focusing on celebrating all the hues within. “I woke up to the morning

Listen Up

From ambient and experimental to neo-soul and lo-fi hip-hop, some of our favorite new songs Andy Shauf: Try Again Joyful and a tad flirtatious, Toronto-based Andy Shauf’s “Try Again” depicts an
The Touryst Is A Simple But Endearing Puzzle Game On Switch

The Touryst Is A Simple But Endearing Puzzle Game On Switch

Every clubby beach bar I’ve ever been to has a sign outside with a strict dress code. No shoes? No collared shirt? No overpriced drinks for you! Inevitably there is some Jersey Shore casting-call

Dayglow: Listerine

Dayglow (aka Sloan Struble) maintains an upbeat cadence throughout “Listerine,” a surf rock-influenced single from the artist’s debut LP, Fuzzybrain, which was re-released this week. Jagged guitars

'Gylt' hands-on: Stadia's first exclusive game is simply spooky

The developers at Tequila Works get bored easily. At least, that's how it seems after scrolling through a list of games the independent Spanish studio has released since 2012. It starts with

'Gylt' hands-on: Stadia's first exclusive game is simply spooky

The developers at Tequila Works get bored easily. At least, that's how it seems after scrolling through a list of games the independent Spanish studio has released since 2012. It starts with