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Detention Trailer Shows The Ruined, Unsettling Places Of Its 60’s Taiwan Setting

By Joel . January 13, 2017 . 4:00pm

Detention’s release trailer takes the player to the bleak, ruined places of its fictitious imagining of 1960’s Taiwan under martial law.

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In Lily’s Day Off, Player Decisions Completely Alter Story & Characters

By Joel . January 11, 2017 . 2:00pm

The player’s decisions won’t reveal new information about the characters and story, but rather will alter the direction who they are and where the story goes.

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In Beat ‘Em Up 99Vidas, Your Powers Grow With Every Pummeled Punk

By Joel . January 6, 2017 . 2:00pm

Players can unlock new powers for 99Vidas’ various fighters as they beat up the thugs, wrestlers, and other weirdos itching for a street fight.

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Spend The Holidays With A Man You Just Met In Your Christmas Lie

By Joel . January 2, 2017 . 2:00pm

After losing all of her belongings, Tati will spend the 7 days before Christmas with a man she met at the airport in this visual novel.

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Next Jump Re-Imagines A Shmup As A Tactical Game

By Joel . December 31, 2016 . 11:00am

Dodging bullets, taking out enemies with your weapons, and collecting items go a little slower in this mixture of turn-based strategy and shmups.

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Playtonic On Why The Cancellation Of Yooka-Laylee’s Wii U Version Took Such A Long Time

By Casey . December 18, 2016 . 9:30am

Over on Playtonic’s FAQ for Yooka-Laylee, they explain that their team wanted to “explore every possible avenue” before ultimately deciding to stop development for the Wii U.

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Yooka-Laylee Releases April 11, 2017, Wii U Version Cancelled

By Casey . December 13, 2016 . 9:30am

Along with revealing an April 11th, 2017 release date for the game, Playtonic confirmed that, following “many challenging months,” it will no longer be possible to release a version of the game on the Wii U.

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OneShot Delves Into The Relationship Between Player And Game

By Joel . December 10, 2016 . 3:00pm

The puzzle game claims that the fourth wall can be your enemy as it strives to explore the connection between games and players with its storyline of a decaying world.

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RPG Heartbound Hides Secrets In Its Public Announcements, Characters, And Game Files

By Joel . December 3, 2016 . 6:00pm

The developer of Heartbound has a fascination with secrets and crypto puzzles, and has hidden them in every single aspect of the game.

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Deal With Magic School And Demonic Pals In Highschool Romance: Magi Trials

By Joel . December 1, 2016 . 4:00pm

Highschool Romance: Magi Trials set out to tell a tongue-in-cheek story of life and love as players attend a magica school.

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Otome Visual Novel Follows Life After the Heroine Gets Married

By Joel . November 28, 2016 . 4:00pm

Never Forget Me starts where most visual novels end, following its heroine, Amy, across the challenges he meets after marrying one of several men.

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Azurea Juncture Hides A Surreal Story & Dark Humor Behind Its Pretty Artwork

By Joel . November 24, 2016 . 4:00pm

Euphemia finds herself trapped in a cabin in the ocean after her plane is hijacked and crashed, her only companion a sentient houseplant in this visual novel.

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More Than Nostalgia – Super Rad Raygun Developers Weigh In On Retro Inspirations

By Joel . November 11, 2016 . 4:00pm

Siliconera spoke with the developers of the silly, 80’s inspired shooter to talk about how decades of game development wisdom and nostalgia have formed their sidescrolling action game.

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Ittle Dew 2 Developer Talks About Its Complex Dungeon System

By Joel . November 5, 2016 . 1:30pm

Ittle Dew 2’s dungeons are all open to the player from the beginning, and Siliconera reached out to the developer to talk about how they made that possible, interesting, and fun.

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50’s & 80’s Sci-Fi Inspired Yuri Visual Novel The Stargazers

By Joel . November 4, 2016 . 2:00pm

Explore strange new worlds as one of three female pilots in this visual novel inspired by old sci-fi, pulp novels, and mecha anime.