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Video games are good at a lot of things. Typically, they appeal to our baser instincts – usually the desire for power, in whatever form that may take, be it blasting aliens, slaying dragons or scoring touchdowns. What they do particularly well that isn't explored often enough, is rekindle our childhood capacity for amazement. I think this is something that most...

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Journey and The Unfinished Swan bundle up on PSN for $15

Journey and The Unfinished Swan are available in one beautiful bundle, wandering onto PS3 for $15 via the PlayStation Store. They're siblings in the gaming realm, both offering individualized, introspective gameplay, though brought about by disparate worlds and mechanics. "We're incredibly happy...

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Unfinished Swan's scrapped ideas and the future of Giant Sparrow

The Unfinished Swan originally had a river-painting mechanic and a playable library full of unfinished books, but Ian Dallas and the team at Giant Sparrow couldn't figure out a way to make these aspects fun, he told Joystiq at GDC. The river-painting tool allowed players to throw paint and create...

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Unfinished Swan developer announces, unannounces 'Edith Finch'

Giant Sparrow, developer of the PS3's surreal first-person game The Unfinished Swan, is almost ready to reveal its next game. Originally announced under the name "Edith Finch," the developer has since rolled the announcement back to "Unfinished Giant Sparrow Project," because clearly, "Edith Finch"...

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Journey, Dishonored and The Room win big with BAFTA game awards

Journey took top honours at this year's BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) game awards, with five different gongs going to thatgamecompany for Artistic Achievement, Audio Achievement, Best Online Multiplayer, Best Game Design, and Best Original Music. The Unfinished Swan picked up...

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See Zeus, Isaac Clarke throw down in PlayStation All-Stars

Sony will release downloadable characters Zeus and Isaac Clarke for PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale on March 19, along with a new stage that is a cross-over of MediEvil and The Unfinished Swan. According to a post on the PlayStation Blog from newly appointed Sony lead game designer Seth...

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PlayStation All-Stars gets Isaac Clarke, Zeus, and an Unfinished stage next month

PlayStation All-Stars: Battle Royale will get DLC stage based on PSN's abstract The Unfinished Swan on March 19, according to an IGN feature, along with playable Zeus from God of War and Isaac Clarke from Dead Space. Isaac uses a variety of weapons in combat, with a style most similar to Jak,...

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The Unfinished Swan is totally done, here's a launch trailer to prove it

This launch trailer for The Unfinished Swan guides you through some of the intriguing scenery in the serene game. The Giant Sparrow-developed game is out now on PSN, and our review indicates that it's not one to be missed....

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The Unfinished Swan review: Palette cleanser

Video games are good at a lot of things. Typically, they appeal to our baser instincts – usually the desire for power, in whatever form that may take, be it blasting aliens, slaying dragons or scoring touchdowns. What they do particularly well that isn't explored often enough, is rekindle our...

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Unfinished Swan dev diary paints a picture with music

The latest dev diary for The Unfinished Swan dips into the games (unsurprisingly delightful) music. The music was inspired by the game's characters, the boy Monroe and the strange King. Despite the title, however, the soundtrack appears to be devoid of honking, which seems a little disingenuous....

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The Unfinished Swan becomes visible on PSN Oct. 23, a week earlier on Plus

The Unfinished Swan, a sort of first-person puzzle game in which you navigate by splattering the uniformly white world with paint, will arrive on PSN for PlayStation Plus members on October 16 in North America. The wider PSN release will occur one week later on October 23. In Europe, the Plus...

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