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Dear Esther console release date announced

Dear Esther, the narrative-driven exploration title from The Chinese Room, is set to release on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on September 20th. It will be priced at $9.99. Continue reading Dear Esther console release date announced

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Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture Review

A Little Tenderness


The newest game to be developed by The Chinese Room and Santa Monica Studios, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is likely to become the next greatest example where critics can point in the blossoming art medium of gaming. Much like The Chinese Room’s 2008 PC title Dear Esther (spiritual predecessor to Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture), this first-person, story driven adventure game allows players to explore and interact with its world in order to uncover the mysteries surrounding its quiet, abandoned landscape, and to delve into some of the more subtly colored fabrics of humanity. Sounds deep, right? Well it is, but quite like arguments aimed at Dear Esther, it makes us question the definition of “game,” and whether that definition even has a place in modern day entertainment.

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The Witcher 3 is Ready and Star Wars Battlefront Got a Release Date? News From Nowhere (April 16, 2015)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt has gone gold, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is coming this summer, 2K Australia shut down, more PlayStation characters were revealed for Super Time Force Ultra, and Star Wars Battlefront may have got a release date! Continue reading The Witcher 3 is Ready and Star Wars Battlefront Got a Release Date? News From Nowhere (April 16, 2015)

MONG Podcast – 64 – Merry MONG-mas!

On this week’s MONG Podcast, the team discussed some of this week’s biggest gaming news like Mario Maker’s inclusion of online sharing, J-Stars Victory Vs+ announcement, Respawn Entertainment’s “other game”, the PlayStation 5, Halo 3: ODST coming to Xbox One, the Evolve beta, Silent Hills, the new Final Fantasy XV trailer and new details, Telltale’s new Minecraft game, and Life is Strange getting a release date!

Merry Christmas and happy holidays everybody! Continue reading MONG Podcast – 64 – Merry MONG-mas!