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Ubisoft's Transference Game Is Part Escape Room, Part Psychological Thriller

On the surface, Ubisoft's new first-person psychological thriller, Transference, is a pretty spooky descent into one man's misguided efforts to transfer someone's consciousness onto a computer. As is the case with most fictional mad scientists, Raymond Hayes decides he and his family are the best …

Hayes

September 1999 is a VHS-style free horror game you'll finish in 5 minutes

This lunchtime, as I miscalculated the start of a PC Gamer meeting, I found myself with some extra minutes to spare. I used this time to download …

Gaming

Resort - A surreal game about emotions, introspection and coping.

<b>The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.<br>The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of</b> …

Game Design

Play Low Mem Sky, a chill game inspired by No Man's Sky

Well, this is a treat. Game Dev Paul Nichols, participating in DemakeJam on Itch.io, has created a No Man's Sky inspired game in Pico-8 called Low …

Game Development

Ustwo Games' Monument Valley picked up for film adaptation

<b>Newsbrief:</b> The mobile game series Monument Valley is set to be adapted into a full film. According to Deadline, Paramount Pictures and Weed Road …

Game Development

XCOM-style spy game Phantom Doctrine, explained in three minutes

Phantom Doctrine is a bit of an enigma. With a secret base you build across a campaign and turn-based combat on an isometric grid, it walks and talks …

Re-examining Ico, Shadow Of The Colossus, and The Last Guardian – Reader’s Feature

A reader looks at the links and similarities between the three Team Ico games and offers his own theories on what they mean.<p><b>*** WARNING: MASSIVE AND</b> …

The Light Keeps Us Safe offers a 'procedurally-generated apocalypse' and is coming this year

Big Robot, the studio behind The Signal From Tölva and Sir, You Are Being Hunted, has revealed its next project. Named The Light Keeps Us Safe, it's …

6 big upcoming Fallout mods to look out for

Me and Tom are excited about Fallout 76, even if we have loads of damn questions about the first multiplayer Fallout (how can I play this by myself …

Ashen is an RPG where other players wear NPC masks

<i>Presented by Intel</i><p>Ashen is a single-player action-RPG masquerading as a multiplayer game, or maybe it’s the other way around? It’s blurry, like the line between players and nonplayer characters. In Ashen, the players are the NPCs.<p>New Zealand-based developer Aurora44 wants to make multiplayer games …

RPG Maker MV coming to PS4, Switch and Xbox One

<b>NIS America are bringing RPG Maker MV to the Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2019.</b>NIS America has confirmed that Kadokawa …

The Shadows That Run Alongside Our Car feels like playing your own low-budget horror movie

You need to play it twice, and you’ll want to<p><i>It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column</i> <i>Short Play</i> <i>we suggest video games that can be started and finished in a weekend.</i><p>There is a certain type of low-budget …

Fallout 76 sparks more fan anxiety about direction of series

Fallout is in crisis<p><i>Fallout</i> may be one of the biggest AAA gaming franchises around, but over the last few years the post-apocalyptic series has found itself in turmoil. What started out as a gritty narrative-driven role-playing game has, with the release of 2016’s <i>Fallout 4</i>, transformed into more of …

Throwback Thursday: 'eXistenZ' (1999)

David Cronenberg’s 1999 reality-bending science fiction adventure <i>eXistenZ</i> examines virtual reality in much the same way <i>The Matrix</i> did the same year, …

Virtual Reality

How eXistenZ predicted the gaming industry’s dark future

“I don’t like it here. I don’t know what’s going on, we’re both stumbling around together in this unformed world whose rules and objectives are …

Virtual Reality

STALKER 2 Announced From Original Devs, But Won't Come Anytime Soon

It appears that a full sequel in the STALKER franchise is in the works as confirmed by series developer GSC Game World. A website cropped up (http://stalker2.com) and the official GSC Game World website states that the game is currently in the works. The game's site simply has a dark concrete …

This gorgeous indie game is like a Ghibli film brought to life

Forgotton Anne channels Hayao Miyazaki into an emotional platformer<p><i>Forgotton Anne</i> (not a typo) launches today on the PS4, Xbox One, and PC, and it feels like a game that Hayao Miyazaki would make. (If it weren’t for his infamous dislike of technology, of course.) The game’s art has a distinctly …

The Librarian is a game that feels like a poem

If an owl visits you in the middle of the night carrying a note, it’s probably something important.<p><i>It can be difficult to find time to finish a video game, especially if you only have a few hours a week to play. In our biweekly column</i> <i>Short Play</i> <i>we suggest video games that can be started and finished</i> …

The Forest VR Game Launches May 22nd For Free

As previously announced The Forest survival game has now moved into a full release and has left Steam Early Access after four years of development. …

Great news for people who want to play Tacoma but only have a PS4: Tacoma is coming to PS4!

Very important news for a very specific audience.

10 years later, 'SpyParty' hits Steam Early Access on April 12th

Chris Hecker, the creator of <i>SpyParty</i>, is smiling and gesturing wildly over the open lid of a laptop showcasing the game's six new upgraded maps. After 10 years of development, <i>SpyParty</i> is finally going to land on Steam Early Access on April 12th, and Hecker is barely containing a cacophony of …

'Skye' exists in the soothing space between 'Spyro' and 'Journey'

In the midst of all the neon pixels, gun blasts, stylized narrative adventures and action-packed space romps scattered around the Indie Megabooth at GDC, <i>Skye</i> immediately caught my eye. It was crisp and bright, showcasing a rich fantasy world in a soft, cartoonish 3D style. Something about it was …

Nintendo Switch

In just 10 minutes, two Russian filmmakers pull off a great video game movie with Papers, Please

Widely hailed short film embraces everything that made the 2013 indie hit so thought-provoking<p>In the short film adaptation of <i>Papers, Please</i>, fans and players familiar with the game may have snapped to attention at the mention of a first name: “Elisa will come,” says Sergiu, the guard.<p>“What time,” …

Way to the Woods looks like a beautiful dream in debut trailer

Like a deer-fronted Spirited Away<p>The last time we saw <i>Way to the Woods</i> — an adventure game that made the rounds on Tumblr and Reddit in late 2015 — it was just a series of screenshots with a teenage developer behind the wheel. Since then, 18-year-old developer Anthony Tan has secured a publishing …

Detroit: Become Human release date confirmed by David Cage

<b>David Cage has confirmed that Detroit: Become Human will be released on PlayStation 4 in May.</b>Quantic Dream’s latest game, <i>Detroit: Become Human</i>, will …

Detroit: Become Human

'The Blackout Club' is a co-op horror game from 'BioShock' veterans

Think of it as 'Stranger Things' meets 'Left 4 Dead.'<p>Many horror games are solitary affairs -- a little odd when horror movies are frequently shared experiences. Why not make games which play off the social side of fear? Question is trying just that. The group of <i>BioShock</i> and <i>Dishonored</i> alumni has …

Bioshock

Game Release Dates Of 2018: Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Fallout 76, Red Dead Redemption 2

After the amazing gaming year that was 2017, many wondered how well 2018 would turn out. Fortunately for everyone, it has been great. The first half of the year has yielded a wealth of fantastic games, and there's more on the horizon. Upcoming games for the rest of this 2018 include slew of hotly …

Shadow of the Colossus review

The Shadow of the Colossus remake often improves upon the 2005 original, but at what cost?<p>What do we call <i>Shadow of the Colossus</i>, the soup-to-nuts update of Fumito Ueda’s 2005 masterpiece of the same name: a reboot, a remaster, a remake? The project from Austin, Texas-based Bluepoint Games warrants …

Sony Interactive Entertainment

‘PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds’: Huge PUBG Announcement For PlayStation 4 Gamers

PUBG wants to become a media franchise on every platform.<p>One of the most successful video games of 2017 was <i>PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds</i>, which was …

Is this a tease for ‘The Last Guardian’ creator Fumito Ueda’s next game?

January 1 marked the beginning of a new year, and possibly a new beginning for game developer Fumito Ueda. An image appeared on genDESIGN’s website, …

PS4 Pro