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  • PS Store Update For 4/29/13 (PS4)

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    This week’s PS Store update for the PS4 includes a few major releases, so let’s dive right into this sizable update! Child Of Light: This RPG from Ubisoft is described as “a modern reimagining of our childhood fairy tales.” You’ll take on the role of Aurora, a young girl...

  • Anita Sarkeesian and Blind Feminism

    Published at Gamers Sphere - 6 readers

    I wasn’t going to make this post… I really wasn’t. But after Anita Sarkeesian’s recent video in her series Tropes vs. Women in Video Games, I just have to. While I respect Sarkeesian and her opinions, I have a hard time agreeing with her entirely. I find her videos, whil...

  • Five great OSTs

    1001-Up - - 4 readers - If, like me, you like your music in games then chances are you’ll have some particular favourites. Themes, tunes, melodies and scores can add just as much to an experience as the graphics and gameplay. It’s important to note I...
  • Don’t stay away from that Trapdoor

    1001-Up - - 3 readers - Anyone who knows me understands that I’m a complete 80s child, and I absolutely love anything to do with the era. So imagine my pleasure last month when I discovered that Aetheric Games have made a mod for Amnesia: The Dark De...

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  • More news on Darkwood

    … gameplay trailer for Darkwood, a openworld survival horror with RPG, roguelike and adventure elements, seen from a top-down perspective. It’s different than most of the game trailers out there, but you better just see for yourself: When confronted with a unknown entity, you are forced to decide: run for it, or make a stand and fight. Even simple…

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  • Third trailer for The Crow’s Eye

    … Following on from an interview with 3D2 Entertainment in May and a press release last month, there’s now further news on The Crow’s Eye. The developers have just revealed a new trailer for this upcoming horror game, take a look and see what you think! It’s Fear That Gives Men Wings: The Crow’s Eye new trailer‏ The 3D2 team is pleased…

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  • Cast-Up: easter eggs

    … The 1001-Up.com team have recently been getting busy with podcasts, with episodes on the subjects of indie game development and gaming guilty pleasures already under our belts. Last weekend we got together to record our third instalment, this time on the topic of easter eggs. Kim, Phil, Kevin, Jay and Tim and our special guest from Quotes…

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  • Never Alone A Gorgeous Puzzle Game-Trailer Released

    … Never Alone is a beautifully atmospheric puzzler/ platformer that is the debut title from Upper One Games, a fairly new studio based in the United States. In never alone players take on the role of an Arctic Fox and Nuna a young girl! It is an atmospheric puzzle platformer for the latest generation of consoles as well as PC. It features…

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  • Review: SteamWorld Dig | Steam

    …. The game is not massive and can be finished in around 5 hours depending on how much resource collection you want to do. I still had plenty to unlock by the end and I feel I have definitely got my money’s worth. The post Review: SteamWorld Dig | Steam appeared first on Gaming Debugged | Video Games Blog Covering Xbox One, Indie Games and Gaming Discussion. …

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  • Annoying game mechanics: jump scares

    … Every game is unique, each with its own set of characters, stories and most importantly, game mechanics. But just as common elements in fiction have become tropes or clichés, game mechanics, after all these years, have become tropes themselves. There are good and bad mechanics, but most of the time we think of them as a whole, as a set…

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  • Delay to Monstrum announced

    … After the Rezzed expo in March, we were lucky enough to have our questions about survival-horror Monstrum answered by the developer and get our hands on a preview of the game. We’ve now received a press release from Jaime Cross at Team Junkfish announcing a delay to their first title. Monstrum release date pushed back to January 2015 Dundee…

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  • Awesome Video Game Pets

    …  we all had a moment where we wished a fantasy creature was real. The video game industry has capitalized on this countless times, making millions off of pet-raising simulators and sidequests. But even with the large degree of interactivity allowed by the medium, it’s not always enough. There are still several fictional video game creatures…

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  • Sequel to Afro Samurai announced

    … Indie publisher Versus Evil, perhaps best known for The Banner Saga, has announced a sequel to the 2009 Afro Samurai game. The original was met with a mixed response with most commentators saying that while the title looked great it was let down by fiddly mechanics. I have to confess I didn’t play it, but I’m a big fan of the cartoon series…

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  • Yeah, Sharknado: The Video Game is Happening..

    … If you didn't already know, Sharknado, a movie that really doesn't take itself very seriously which involves, well.. Sharks and Tornados, is getting a sequel. Aptly named Sharknado 2: The Second One, the second movie is likely going to be even more ridiculous. What better way to celebrate the release of the second movie than releasing a tie-in video game. That's right, Sharknado: The Video Game is happening. Read more of Yeah, Sharknado: The Video Game is Happening.. on n3rdabl3. …

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  • Gaming with Choices: The Games with the Tough Decisions

    … Since video games were invented, choice has played a crucial element in their game play. Whether to jump over a barrel or climb a ladder in Donkey Kong, turning left or right down a path in Pac-Man, or when and where to use magic in Golden Axe. These choices were created to be short term, in the moment, live or die moments that essentially gave…

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  • Easter Eggs: Jay

    … Using the term ‘easter egg’ to describe hidden messages or references inside games (and other media) was coined by Atari personnel when they were told there was a secret message inside designer Warren Robinett’s 1978 game Adventure, because the search to discover it resembled an Easter egg Hunt. You can find these in almost any game out…

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  • Annoying game mechanics: dual worlds

    … Every game is unique, each with its own set of characters, stories and most importantly, game mechanics. But just as common elements in fiction have become tropes or clichés, game mechanics, after all these years, have become tropes themselves. There are good and bad mechanics, but most of the time we think of them as a whole, as a set…

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  • Say Hello To Little Big Planet’s Newest Characters

    … working on the characters. Not just making sure that they look distinctive but also that they each offer unique gameplay. That, for me, is the big thing. We want people to go ‘Wow, they really change up the game, and I can create totally new experiences with them’. We were also keen to make sure that they were very iconic from a silhouette point…

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