Tulpa mixes Limbo, Alice, occultism for two-character platforming

Tulpa is an eerie, symbolic puzzle-platformer that draws inspiration from Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, American McGee’s Alice and Limbo, with roots in occultism and theosophy. In layman’s terms, it’s a creepy game about secrets and sanity. It features two playable characters: Ophelia, who can interact with the physical world, and...

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Arkham Origins ‘Cold, Cold Heart’ DLC stars Mr. Freeze on April 22

Cold, Cold Heart is an open-world, narrative-driven chunk of DLC for Batman: Arkham Origins, and it’s due out on April 22 for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Cold, Cold Heart tells the backstory of classic Batman villain Mr. Freeze in a brand new mission, and it gives Batman himself a...

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Fez, Starseed Pilgrim, Beatbuddy arrive late to the Humble Bundle 11 party

The already-tempting smorgasbord of Humble Indie Bundle 11 has been bolstered by the addition of three new games today: Fez, Starseed Pilgrim and Beatbuddy. Fez is Polytron Corporation’s puzzle-platformer about Gomez, a cute sprite stuck in a seemingly 2D world. After receiving a magical hat, Gomez discovers the ability to...

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Age of Wonders 3 launches Mar. 31, pre-orders get passport to Elven woods

Triumph Studios’ turn-based strategy game Age of Wonders 3 will launch on PC next month, on March 31. The fantasy game was originally due late last year, but had to be pushed back for “additional polish.” All those who pre-purchase the game through GOG or Steam will be guaranteed an...

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Build a space base, weapons out of the Eiffel Tower in Habitat

One man’s space trash is another man’s space station in Habitat, a PC, Mac and Linux game that takes place in the cluttered arena of Earth’s orbit, far in humanity’s future. Players must use the junk floating around Earth – both manmade and alien – to manufacture a space base...

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Metareview: Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Welcome to day two of games with across the board review scores. Yesterday, it was Thief. Today it’s Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. Once again, we skewed higher in the spectrum in our review, noting the game has the “same presentation quirks as the original,” with awkward (potentially infuriating) stealth...

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Moebius: Empire Rising out April 15 from Phoenix Online Publishing

Pinkerton Road’s crowdfunded point-and-click adventure game Moebius: Empire Rising will make its debut on April 15 for WIndows and Mac platforms via newly formed publisher Phoenix Online Publishing. Phoenix Online Publishing is the indie-focused publishing arm of Phoenix Online Studios, developer of Cognition and The Silver Lining. Moebius, indie RPG...

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Report: Risen 3: Titan Lords leaves the sea in favor of medieval fantasy [Update]

Furthering the gaming industry’s ongoing fascination with the word “titan” comes Risen 3: Titan Lords, a newly-revealed entry in developer Piranha Bytes’ cult-favorite dark fantasy roleplaying franchise. German magazine PC Games has revealed the existence of Risen 3: Titan Lords via a preview image of the magazine’s next cover. Scant...

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South Park: The Stick of Truth censored in a whole lot of the world

Seven scenes have been removed from the console versions of South Park: The Stick of Truth in the EMEA region, which covers the not so small continents and areas of Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. That’s in addition to the game’s censorship in Australia, where the often prominent Classification...

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Humble Store Deep Silver Week features Saints Row, Metro, Dead Island

The Humble Store has kicked off a week-long sale offering steep price drops for Saints Row 4, Metro Last Light, Dead Island Riptide, and other digital PC releases from publisher Deep Silver. Starting today, buyers can pick up choice cuts from Deep Silver’s catalog for a minimum of 50 percent...

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