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This font seems to be the trademark of the mediocre wargame.
Like that time when Doctor House made a blues record, Headup Games (best known for the vexingly enjoyable Bridge Constructor titles) are sidling over into a genre of art that we adore but aren't sure they're quite...

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My 4 year-old cannot put this down.
I was a little unsure what to think of Earth Primer until I watched its trailer and saw that you can create volcanoes. I happen to live with a 4 year-old boy who happens to eat, breathe and dream...

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The Machine Spirit of the collectible t-shirt beneath my power armor calls for vengeance.
"I love the Space Marines," I shouted at the gods. "I love them, and I'll buy all of their licensed merchandise. All of it." "Everything?" the gods said. "Every damned thing.

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This isn't the ending to Eyes Wide Shut that I remember.
Brothers and sisters, put down your drink for a moment and dial your remember-o-trons to February 18th, 2014. On that day, Witching Hour Studios told us about Romans In My Carpet, a smaller game that the...

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"That's a team, gentlemen, and either, we heal, now, as a team, or we will die as robot individuals."
Over the weekend, Mode 7 posted a video with a big, meaty update to their turn-based sci-fi football sim Frozen Cortex, which has been available on PC early...

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You know nothing, Jon Snow.
If you're like me, when you heard that the next volume of A Song of Ice and Fire won't be hitting bookstore shelves in 2015 a small part of you died, and in anger you swore off the entire damn series.

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You can trust me. [Image by Thomas Guyomard]
Some of my favorite board games are the ones that reward you for being able to lie right to your friend's faces. What can I say? I'm good at them. Maybe too good, all things considered.

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Watch out -- that reporter appears to be a black belt.
Rival Games got in touch over the weekend: their police procedural adventure The Detail (we first saw it last summer) is launching on iOS this Wednesday.

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Russell those jimmies.
It's the Super Bowl tomorrow, and after last year's surprisingly accurate Super Bowl prognostication, we asked Kerry Batts, creator of our favourite indie pigskin sim Pro Strategy Football to come back and do it again.

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No ship that small has a cloaking device.
After allowing us to subsist on the merest scraps of information about the recently revealed iPad-bound Sid Meier's Starships, devs Firaxis are letting it all hang out at PAX South.

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