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From Story-Driven to No Story: SkyGoblin’s Upcoming HELLFRONT: HONEYMOON is Multiplayer Adrenaline

Long-time readers might remember how, back in 2015, I reviewed the first part of SkyGoblin's The Journey Down trilogy. An awesome point 'n click adventure that concluded in 2017 with quite the finale. As such, surely their next title would also be in the realm of pointy and clicky stuff, right? Not even remotely, as HELLFRONT: HONEYMOON has no story whatsoever, and looks to be quite the adrenaline-fueled action experience. Weird!
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Donut County Wants You to Become the Very Best… Hole In the Ground?

A hole in the ground. That hole in the ground. The one... right over there. See that hole in the ground? That's you, the player, in Donut County. No really, you're playing the part of a hole in the ground in this game, and your job is simple: swallow stuff! In fact, depending on what you swallow and when, certain things might happen. Like, oh I don't know - how about some fireworks? Yeah. So very groovy.
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Uncharted Waters Awaits the Bravest of Captains as Sunless Sea: Zubmariner Edition Hits PlayStation 4

It's been a while since Failbetter Games released their unnerving text-heavy RPG, Sunless Sea. Several years in fact, as the sanity dissolving (in-game only... for the most part), cannibalistic affair first saw the light of day back in 2015. On desktop, that is. Wasn't until just the other day that PlayStation 4 owners finally got to experience the dread and glory that is Sunless Sea, and bundled with the Zubmariner expansion at that. Oh those poor souls. They have no idea what horrors await beyond - and inside - the fog.
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Metro Cop Impressions: Arcade Classic Virtua Cop In An Absolutely Brilliant Fan Demake

Few arcade games from the mid-90s actually tickle my nostalgia bone like SEGA's Virtua Cop from 1994 (and its sequels!); so when I heard about Metro Cop, you better believe I jumped at the chance to play it. Glad I did too, because this is an absolutely incredible technical feat, getting very close to everything fun in the original; right down to enemy placement (more or less). So good.
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Storm Boy: The Game Set to Bring Lessons In Friendship (and Pelicans) Later This Year

It's not often the inspiration, or source material, for a video game dates as far back as the 1960s, but that is certainly the case with Storm Boy: The Game. This gorgeous upcoming title is after all based on Colin Thiele's 1964 children’s book, Storm Boy, breathing new life into the story of a boy and his pelican companion/pet, chronicling their days together.
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At a Glance: Jump’s Recent Additions Bring Action-Packed Sci-Fi and Eerie Horror

Some of you may have noticed that there was no post about additions from the month of July, or even August, on Jump. Well, there's a reason for that and... at the same time, not really: there haven't been many additions, so I decided to simply pile them up into one big(?) article - the one you're reading right now. Oh, and they're still offering access to 100+ indie games for a meager $4.99/month!
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Warp Drive’s Been Repaired and Star Traders: Frontiers Has Left Early Access

It's been almost a year since the latest space RPG from Trese Brothers, Star Traders: Frontiers, entered Early Access. A year that brought about nearly a hundred updates as development progressed, adding more and more stuff, fixing bugs and... well you know how it is. A long journey that is finally over, although at the same time, it's really only getting started as they still have lots of plans for future updates.
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Stand by Your Girl: This Year’s Yuri Game Jam is Right Around the Corner

Love is a wonderful thing, no doubt about that. Doesn't matter if it's between a guy and a girl, two guys, or - as will be the case with games made during the upcoming Yuri Game Jam - two girls (or women, if you will). That's right: it's back once again, tasking aspiring developers to create games revolving around lesbian relationships and I for one can not wait to see what all you creative game makers come up with!
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