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Amnesia: Rebirth – A dark, but less memorable descent – Review
Amnesia: Rebirth starts not entirely unlike its predecessor, although the circumstances surrounding it are quite different. Our protagonist, one Anastasie "Tasi" Trianon, suffers a catastrophic plane crash in the middle of the Algerian desert and wakes up in the wreckage realizing that the rest of the crew is nowhere to be found – what’s more, she also has trouble remembering exactly what happened to them.
What Happened – Important message, weak execution – Review
What Happened, a psychological horror game from developer Genius Slackers, touches upon a topic that I feel needs more exposure – it tells the story of a disturbed high school student, Stiles, as he struggles with severe depression and anxiety, highlighting his unstable mental health through a series of a surreal, symbolic experiences.
Hellpoint – In the darkness of space, there is only Dark Souls – Review
If you only know one thing about developer Cradle Games’ sci-fi action-RPG Hellpoint, it’s probably that it’s essentially Dark Souls in space. And honestly, I can’t even argue with that.
Bartlow’s Dread Machine – Tin men to the rescue – Early Access Impressions
When United States president Theodore Roosevelt is kidnapped by mysterious forces, it’s up to you, a stalwart little robot agent, to head out and save him – that’s the basic premise of Bartlow’s Dread Machine, a charming twin-stick shooter that’s just launched via Steam Early Access and is ready to take the mechanical world by storm.
Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival – Part 1, Part 2

Here’s what we played during the Steam Game Festival

As a result of the ongoing global pandemic, a new trend has emerged in the game industry: digital events taking the place of actual, physical trade shows. One such digital event is Steam’s so-called Game Festival – needless to say, we felt compelled to dive right into the thick of it and take several promising titles for a spin.
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Amazonian survival game Green Hell is getting a free prequel story on January 28Gare – Thursday, January 21, 2021 7:21 PM

Amazonian survival game Green Hell is getting a free prequel story on January 28Releasing on January 28, Spirits of Amazonia is essentially a prequel story that will introduce a host of new features to the game: four new legendary quests, a new map that’s separate from the main game’s location, a new type of mushroom, so-called “spike trees”, as well the ability to build balconies onto your home.

Oz-inspired adventure game Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood will launch via Early Access this FebruaryGare – Thursday, January 21, 2021 12:50 PM

Oz-inspired adventure game Scarlet Hood and the Wicked Wood will launch via Early Access this FebruaryThe project is a puzzle-adventure game that sports a unique, manhwa-esque visual aesthetic and takes place in a fantasy world inspired by The Wizard of Oz – if that alone wasn’t interesting enough on its own, the game’s storyline actually deals with a time loop, with our unlucky protagonist being forced to relive the same day over and over again.

Lovecraftian adventure game The Shore gets February 19 release dateGare – Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:21 PM

Lovecraftian adventure game The Shore gets February 19 release dateThe Shore places you in the role of a father looking for his missing daughter, and will take you on a cosmic journey during which you’ll encounter forbidden knowledge, mind-bending puzzles and unspeakable, otherworldly entities at every turn that can – and will – test the very limits of your sanity.

The Thing-inspired survival horror game Buried in Ice announcedGare – Tuesday, January 19, 2021 8:06 PM

The Thing-inspired survival horror game Buried in Ice announcedStranded on an Antarctic base and surrounded by sub-zero temperatures, players must find a way to defeat a mysterious alien creature or die trying.

Mega Man-esque action-platformer 30XX will launch via Early Access in FebruaryGare – Monday, January 18, 2021 1:57 PM

Mega Man-esque action-platformer 30XX will launch via Early Access in FebruaryA follow-up to 2017’s 20XX, the project mixes tight, fast-paced action-platforming with the unique characteristics of roguelikes for added replayability – what’s more, it will also support a co-op mode for those wanting to experience the adventure with a friend.

Amnesia: Rebirth – A dark, but less memorable descent – ReviewGare – Tuesday, October 27, 2020 8:40 PM

Amnesia: Rebirth – A dark, but less memorable descent – ReviewAmnesia: Rebirth starts not entirely unlike its predecessor, although the circumstances surrounding it are quite different. Our protagonist, one Anastasie "Tasi" Trianon, suffers a catastrophic plane crash in the middle of the Algerian desert and wakes up in the wreckage realizing that the rest of the crew is nowhere to be found – what’s more, she also has trouble remembering exactly what happened to them.

Our favorite demos from the Steam Game Festival: Autumn EditionGare – Monday, October 12, 2020 6:43 PM

Our favorite demos from the Steam Game Festival: Autumn EditionThe weather is getting chilly, the leaves are turning yellow, and the Steam Game Festival is back – and so are countless intriguing demos waiting for you to try them. Here are our personal picks:

Vaporum: Lockdown – Of steamworks and puzzles – ReviewGare – Wednesday, September 30, 2020 11:35 AM

Vaporum: Lockdown – Of steamworks and puzzles – ReviewIn Vaporum: Lockdown you follow the adventures of Ellie Teller, a scientist just trying to make it out alive from a mechanical tower called Arx Vaporum where all hell seems to have broken loose, with robots, mutated roaches and steampunk zombies attacking everything in sight.

Metamorphosis – Bugs just wanna have fun – ReviewGare – Monday, August 31, 2020 3:41 PM

Metamorphosis – Bugs just wanna have fun – ReviewFranz Kafka’s “The Metamorphosis”, a tale about a man turning into a hideous insect in his own bedroom, is probably one of the most iconic and important literary works of the early 20th century – as such, it comes as no surprise to me that a video game would attempt to use it for inspiration.

What Happened – Important message, weak execution – ReviewGare – Friday, August 14, 2020 4:13 PM

What Happened – Important message, weak execution – ReviewWhat Happened, a psychological horror game from developer Genius Slackers, touches upon a topic that I feel needs more exposure – it tells the story of a disturbed high school student, Stiles, as he struggles with severe depression and anxiety, highlighting his unstable mental health through a series of a surreal, symbolic experiences.