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In the Shadows — Hands-on At PAX South 2017

In the Shadows is gorgeous with its moody and atmospheric lighting contrasting the blocky 8-bit style. In the Shadows is a thinker, throwing puzzles at you that are genuinely challenging and rewarding. But most of all, In the Shadows is personal. It got its start on Kickstarter, successfully locking down $13,454 in pledges in May […]

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Semispheres — Hands-on At PAX South 2017

We really need a name for the genre/mechanic where you control disparate entities with each controller stick. Semispheres does exactly that while involving a unique blend of stealth and puzzles. Granted, stealth games are puzzle games in a sense, but this game aims to really stretch and twist and, potentially, break your brain as you […]

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Embers of Mirrim — Hands-on At PAX South 2017

Embers of Mirrim feels like the result of someone just asking, “What if?” What if we used the thus far unnamed genre of asymmetrical dual-stick games as a base, pushed it through a Rayman press, and then infused it with the cinematic flair of the Uncharted franchise? After playing the demo, I can’t say if […]

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