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I'll never let go, Jens
One of my favourite trailers of 2014 was just thirty seconds of sinister whispers and near-subliminal flashes of ancient Nordic runes -- a sort of short horror film for Scandinavian ASMR types.

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Of the endless *what*?
If you had scooted all the way out to the edge of your seat in anticipation of tonight's releases, you maybe should scoot back a little. The long-awaited Galactic Keep was originally meant to make its debut tonight, but creator Rob Lemon told...

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Somebody needs to tell this guy playing the Reds about the traditional Turn 1 Iran coup.
I've been ten toes down to see Playdek's in-development digital edition of Twilight Struggle for months now, but the California studio is keeping a tight lid on the project.

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The circle is complete
It seems hard to imagine, but Galaxy Trucker is going to get better. At Gen Con, Czech Games Edition talked about their future plans for Galaxy Trucker and it involved bringing material from the cardboard expansions into the digital realm.

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I'm not familiar with London, are Nyppleston and Bumford real places?
One of our most anticipated games of 2015 is Antihero from developer Tim Conkling, a 4X game set in Victorian London in which you control a thieves guild of cutthroats and urchins.

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I'm more of an Arthur C. Clarke fan.
Even though it's not due to hit our iPads until September, HexWar's Nuts! has already been declared the best named game of 2015 by my 12 year-old son.

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For the habitual voyeur of what is known as parklife.
We've burned a few thousand words lighting effigies of formerly respectable game franchises that went free-to-play -- we should be giving equal time to devs who are still fighting for the good guys.

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Look kids, there's Big Ben and there's Parliament.
I'm not entirely sure how I would define film noir but, to quote Potter Stewart, I know it when I see it. Shadows, fog, femme fatales, and bad guys only slightly worse than the good guys tasked with...

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Imma put the Compton swap meet by the White House
I'm going to bend two of our most sacred strictures here: Freeblade is both an action game and a free-to-play game. I audibly groaned when I read that latter point in an email last night, but the trailer below is...

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I traded in my Cerulean Belt for Azure Suspenders.
We've already had some highs and lows in App Store land today. The highs include the surprise release of the theme park sim RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 this morning.

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