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A video game developer put an adorable dog in a motion capture suit – and we have all officially lost our minds

From Resident Evil to Boomer in Far Cry 5, dogs have been playing an important part in games for years.<p>But, now it seems that Remedy Games (those …

Cute

Dashdash, a platform to create web apps using only spreadsheet skills, nabs $8M led by Accel

Sometimes I think of spreadsheets as the dirty secret of the IT world today. We’ve seen a huge explosion in the number of productivity tools on the market tailored to help workers with different aspects of doing their job and organising their information, in part to keep them from simply dumping …

Software

Get This Under-Appreciated Game For $15

Arcane Studios' Prey is a remarkable game. It didn't quite get the love it deserved, perhaps in part because of the off-putting advertisements that placed a gross bloodshot eye front and center. But don't let a disgusting piece of marketing keep you from playing a fine game--especially when you can …

Selling

Give Your Photos a Dramatic “Cinematic Effect” with This Simple Photoshop Technique (VIDEO)

The term “cinematic effect” refers to a popular method of editing photographs so they look like a frame grab from a movie. There’s no one “right way” …

This War of Mine is free to play for the weekend

With the icy survival game Frostpunk now just a few weeks away from release, developer 11 Bit Studios is letting anyone play its previous …

PC Gaming

Classic IF horror Anchorhead revised and illustrated

You might think you’re made of stern stuff after beating Cuphead, but have you the bottle for Anchorhead? The Lovecraftian interactive fiction from …

Try the demo for military RPG Long Gone Days

Long Gone Days is a modern military RPG which developer Bura describes as an eclectic mix of visual novels and shooters. It will launch on Steam …

Military

Puzzlement is a puzzler that meddles with your brain

Puzzlement is a very minimalist puzzle game that packs quite a lot of clever into its little space. You play a very Pac-Man-esque 2D ghost, who …

PC Gaming

The Flare Path: Thar She Blows!

Half Moby Dick, half Sunless Sea, Nantucket sweats Nineteenth Century nautical drama the way the Charles W. Morgan <i>to this very day</i> sweats Nineteenth …

PC Gaming

This perfectly horrifying Twitter bot combines erotica and video games

The problem with Twitter, people always say, is that it’s too good. Everything on Twitter is just too wonderful. If only someone could somehow make …

PC Gaming

Fallout 4 And Two Other Games Playable For Free On Steam This Weekend

If you're looking for something to play this weekend, you've got a few free options on Steam. Another Steam free weekend has started, and it features Alphabear: Hardcover Edition, Rock of Ages 2: Bigger and Boulder, and Fallout 4. Beginning today, you can download and play all three games at no …

Art History

What are we all playing this weekend?

I still can’t get over Liz England’s video game erotica Twitter bot. Every time the bot spits out another tweet I groan “Oh nooo” and cover my eyes …

PC Gaming

Short n’ sweet shooter Bleed 2 becomes Endless soon

The Bleed games are some of the most amusingly mis-titled games on Steam. Essential platform shooters, especially if you’re fans of the likes of …

PC Gaming

Gods & Glory, Hollow Knight’s final free DLC announced

Despite friends repeatedly nudging me into playing it, I’ve still only played the first couple hours of Team Cherry’s excellent Dark Souls-ish …

PC Gaming

How Human: Fall Flat has kept its head held high

A strange thing has happened in the Steam charts since the start of the New Year. A minor indie release from summer 2016, the rather lovely Human: …

PC Gaming

Battalion 1944: a hardcore hybrid of noughties COD and Counter-Strike, with teething troubles

“I wonder how long it will be before I get even a single kill in Battalion 1944“, I whinged at my colleagues earlier. I had plenty of time to whinge, …

PC Gaming

Frostpunk introduces its awesome/terrifying automatons

In Frostpunk, what doesn’t kill you definitely doesn’t make you stronger. It probably makes your arm fall off, or convinces everyone that you’re no …

PC Gaming

The Top 30 PC Deals on Games and Accessories at Killer Low Prices

PC Game Deals: The Best Deals on Games and Accessories That Your Wallet Will Thank You For<p>We are now rounding off the weekend with one final list of …

Gaming Industry

Oblivion Remake Mod Using Skyrim Engine Debuts A Gorgeous New Trailer

It's been a long time since The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion launched--almost 12 years, in fact--and the game's visuals have aged quite a bit. Oblivion looks like what it was: a game released early on in the life cycle of the Xbox 360, which might make it difficult for some players to return to. …

Gaming Industry

See 2018's Most Anticipated PC-Exclusive Games

Despite the launch of two new consoles last year, PC dominated much of the conversation in 2017 thanks to the phenomenal success of PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, which released in Early Access in March and proceeded to shatter player and sales records throughout the remainder of the year. But …

Indie Gaming

Have you played… The Binding Of Isaac: Rebirth?

Have You Played? <i>is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.</i><p>‘Played’ in the title suggests something …

PC Gaming

The creator of the Civilization V superintelligence mod on AI safety

Last month, the University of Cambridge’s Centre for the Study of Existential Risk released a mod for Civ V that introduced superintelligent AI to …

Singularity

Underworld Ascendant wants you to break all the rules

Underworld Ascendant is a game for anyone who has ever tormented a GM during a tabletop RPG session. The maps have been drawn up, the traps have been …

PC Gaming

A Tool For Improving Aim That Uses AI And Analytics

Image. Aimlab If you've tried to get better at any twitch shooter, chances are you'll have Googled up a guide or video on how to aim better. But …

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds

What it's like being an Overwatch League pro

It's Friday, January 19th, and the Florida Mayhem are about to take on the Shanghai Dragons. The Mayhem come galloping out in Gangnam Style fashion, …

Overwatch League

This Early Access FPS mixes Mount & Blade with modern combat, plus a bit of RTS

I know Mount & Blade fans are eagerly awaiting the arrival (and even the announcement of the <i>date</i> of the arrival) of Bannerlord, and probably …

PC Gaming

How Dead Cells’ pokeball keeps me coming back

Hey, remember Dead Cells? You should, because it’s not even out of early access and we named it our game of 2017. It’s a combat-focused platformer …

PC Gaming

Shadow Of War’s Blade Of Galadriel expansion out today, along with free nemesis system update

My favourite Middle-earth: Shadow Of War nemesis story isn’t my own, but one I found on Reddit. It was about a musician Orc who the player …

PC Gaming

Fear The Wolves is battle royale in irradiated Chernobyl

Take one hundred players fighting to the death in that Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds way, throw them into the S.T.A.L.K.E.R.-esque irradiated and …

PC Gaming

Top New Game Releases This Week On Switch, PS4, Xbox One, And PC -- February 4-10

This week's new releases come in all shapes and sizes, but it doesn't get much bigger than Shadow of the Colossus coming to PS4. Then there's all the grand conflict in Civilization 6's first expansion, Rise and Fall. You can also play as a giant octopus and destroy cities in Octogeddon. On the …

Gaming