Science fiction is a genre of fiction dealing with imaginative content such as futuristic settings, futuristic science and technology, space travel, time travel, faster than light travel, parallel universes, and extraterrestrial life. It often explores the potential consequences of scientific and other innovations, and has been called a "literature of ideas". Authors commonly use science fiction as a framework to explore politics, identity, desire, morality, social structure, and other literary themes.
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    • 17 Can’t-Miss Trailers From PlayStation Experience

      Woo-hoo, PlayStation Experience! Our massive, two-day community event has wrapped up, but so many new games were announced that it’s easy to miss some choice trailers and videos. Check out this selection below — which were your favorites? PlayStation Experience: The Full Keynote Just in case you haven’t seen it yet: two hours of machine-gun game announcements.

      Sid Shuman/ PlayStation.Blog- 7 readers -
    • The Bestest Best Horror Of 2014 – Alien: Isolation

      By RPS on December 17th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. A game about Alien rather than a game about Aliens. A game about fleeing and hiding rather than running and gunning. A game that uses a license as effectively as any in the history of the medium. Alien: Isolation is a worthy successor to Ridley Scott’s sci-fi horror classic. Adam: We’re not using the X word.

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    • GR Pick: Nicolas Cage Explains ‘Destiny’

      Destiny faced almost impossible expectations when it launched last September. It’s the first new IP from Bungie in over ten years, and leading up to its release the company pushed the title’s next-gen bona fides, promising unique multiplayer and a universe that would “take on a life of its own.” Destiny cost Activision around $500 million to develop and promote, making it the ...

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  • A short stroll through Lacuna Passage

    … the disappearance of the first ever manned mission to Mars". To do so you'll have a variety of interesting tools at your disposal and 25 square miles of open, alien terrain to explore. Lacuna Passage by Random Seed Games can be pre-ordered for Windows, Mac and Linux; grabbing it will also get you instant access to a short and impressive Windows-only demo. …

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  • Cosmic Star Heroine Alpha Already Shows Star Quality

    … By Cassandra Khaw on December 21st, 2014 at 10:00 am. Gunmancy. Froggoths. Pop-culture cheekiness. Sentient snot. Yes, my friends, Cosmic Star Heroine is already looking like a star. If you’re wondering what I’m blathering about, Zeboyd Games recently released half an hour’s worth of gameplay footage, all from the alpha version of the upcoming…

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  • Killing Floor 2 Video Dev Diary: We’re Gun Nuts

    … because it takes everything that was awesome about the first game and then ratchets it up by a notch. Tripwire Interactive ethos is that they pay a great deal of attention to the guns going into the game. As mentioned in the dev diary, they focus on making sure guns react and behave realistically, even in a sci-fi setting. The idea is taking…

    One Angry Gamer- 2 readers -
  • Interactive SciFi Gamebook Sol Invictus Announced

    … for him… The second part of Kyle B. Stiff’s legendary adventure gamebook series has been brought to life as never before in this official Sol Invictus game. Get ready for the ride of your life as you become the hero of your very own story. FEATURES: A powerful, yet accessible sci-fi plot, packed with diverse characters Multiple save slots: Play…

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  • M3’s Second Half Lacks What Made the Show Great: Endless Despair

    … until the reveal, M3 is very much a science fiction anime. However, then we learn that the creation of the Lightless Realm is basically due to an unknown creature, a magical rock, and a supernatural ritual—i.e., fantasy genre elements. Now this is not to say that a work can't mix sci-fi and fantasy elements—I mean, look at Star Wars. However…

    Richard Eisenbeis/ Kotaku- 3 readers -
  • Killing Floor 2 Video Takes a Look at Weapons and Perks

    … Set to make its console debut on the PlayStation 4, Killing Floor 2 has a new developer diary released by Tripwire Interactive. In the above Killing Floor 2 video which is the first of a planned trailer roll out, gives us a sneak peak at the weapons and perks available in the game. “varying from katanas, sci-fi themed armaments and post…

    Alex Co/ PlayStation LifeStyle- 5 readers -
  • Freeware Garden: Cat-Ana

    … game, in a Japanese sci-fi setting where ninja cats battle cute pigs and, I think, foxes. Combat aside, it also tasks you with solving rudimentary puzzles involving pressure plates, five arcane objects and a secret room. Oh, and you’ll be glad to know that Cat-Ana, despite its looks and being a ludum dare offering, is far from a short game. …

    Konstantinos Dimopoulos/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 3 readers -
  • Destiny’s Concept Art Will Blow Your Mind

    … the sci-fi shooter available to buy, which you can check out right here. Still not sold? Take a look of some of the art included below: Nice looking right? Make sure to leave any thoughts you have on the art in the comments below and hit up our Facebook page for more of today’s gaming news as it happens. Via: Verge …

    James Mcdonald/ LzyGmrs- 1 readers -
  • What Microsoft Did Right With The Xbox One

    …. There’s nothing cooler to a sci-fi geek like myself than being able to walk in the room and say “Xbox On” and watch the Kinect come to life as it turns on my TV, and the Xbox One automatically sets itself to Watch TV (the default function can be changed in settings). Not just do that, but I can tell my Xbox to tune to HBO and it knows what channel…

    Skewed 'n Reviewed- 2 readers -

  • Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy coming west in spring 2015

    … Experience-developed sci-fi dungeon RPG headed westward. NIS America is bringing Tokyo New World Record: Operation Abyss to North America and Europe in spring 2015 as Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, the publisher announced. The Experience-developed PS Vita sci-fi dungeon RPG will be available as both a physical and digital release…

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  • The Bestest Best Strategy 2014 – Distant Worlds: Universe

    … By RPS on December 14th, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Moving from the earliest steps toward the stars to space operas and sci-fi dreams that could be responsible for an expanded universe of spin-off novels, Distant Worlds has never seen a horizon that it doesn’t want to touch. It copes with the enormous scale by allowing players to pick and choose…

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  • Fated By Chain – Wii U Exclusive From Incus Interactive Productions

    … Inspired by the designs of action/rpg games of the past like Final Fantasy, Zelda, others. Currently in the midst of a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo, Fated By Chain has struggled to get the word out. With flexible funding though, any pledges will go towards helping this action, sci-fi project. Click to view slideshow. If you’d like…

    Trevor Gould/ Pure Nintendo- 2 readers -
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