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Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Review

A Step Back

It’s impossible to write about Machine GamesWolfenstein: The Old Blood without mentioning their other, far better game Wolfenstein: The New Order.  The New Order is a brilliant shooter that took genre conventions, put them in an interesting alternate reality, and then grounded that reality with characters and relationships that the player invested in.  Wolfenstein: The Old Blood attempts to flesh out that world with middling success, and loses a hell-of-a-lot of heart in the process.

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Affordable Space Adventures Review

BIG ADVENTURES ON A BUDGET

Have you ever wanted to explore the galaxy, but don’t feel like you’ve got a lot of cash to spare?  With Affordable Space Adventures, you’ll be able to do that very thing without breaking the bank.  Affordable Space Adventures is a collaboration between Knytt Underground creator Nicklas “Nifflas” Nygren, and KnapNok Games, developers of Spin the Bottle: Bumpie’s Party.  These developers have lovingly crafted an excellent stealth/ puzzle/exploration game that you won’t soon forget.

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Broken Age Review

IF IT AIN’T BROKE…

Broken Age, the latest adventure game from Tim Schafer and the crew at Double Fine, is a beautiful, thoughtful game that challenges players with puzzles as well as themes of loneliness, societal pressure and sacrifice.  Chances are players have dealt with these themes in their lives at one point or another, and that’s why I’m confident that Broken Age will resonate with many, many people.

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