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Pyramids Aplenty: ‘In the Valley of Gods’ to Allow Exploration of 1920s Egypt in 2019

Video games have taken us many strange places in recent years, but Egypt? Can't really think of any off the top of my head (save for that one Ubisoft game, I suppose). As such, it's fortunate that In the Valley of Gods will be filling that particular gap, even if it won't happen until 2019. Oh, and we get to play the part of a 'disgraced former explorer and filmmaker', of all things. What's not to like?
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‘Firewatch’ Is Officially Xbox-bound, Complete With a Brand New Mode

Wyoming may not be at the top of anyone's list for vacation / getaway spots, but it is where the popular exploration-centric title Firewatch takes place. And soon, Xbox One fans will be able to go couch-gaming-comfort on its awesomeness. Not thereby saying that no console user owns a gaming rig, mind you, but... port is port and wider availability is rarely a bad thing. Also, the new mode? Yeah, timed Xbox One exclusive, so there's that too, for those with Microsoft's console under (or above) their TV.
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Official Printable ‘Firewatch’ Maps Are an Undeniable Increase of the Immersion Factor

Firewatch, love it or hate it, is certainly an interesting game. Or perhaps 'experience' is more accurate? Dunno. Doesn't matter. What does, is its focus on the Wyoming wilderness and your journey through it. An adventure which, should you so desire, is now (theoretically) doable without in-game navigation! Might sound crazy, but wandering around, assisted only by a printed map, actually adds a lot. If you can handle it…
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