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Never Alone review: Into the storm

Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC ‚ÄčNever Alone has a message – but first and foremost it is a truly beautiful game. It turns an ancient legend from Alaska Natives, the Iñupiat, into a harrowing yet enlightening journey through ice and fire. It's a platformer set in the harsh, frozen landsc...

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Explore Alaska Native stories with Never Alone's ice climbers

In a week stuffed with all-guns-blazing, triple-A new releases, something like Never Alone is a distinct anomaly. Out now on PS4, Xbox One and PC, it combines challenging puzzle-platforming with a story infused with Iñupiat folklore that comes direct from the source. Co-developers Upper O...

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Never Alone blends clever platforming with cultural insight

I like to think of Never Alone as a less depressing version of 2011's indie hit, Limbo. It features similar environment-based puzzle-platforming in an unforgiving world, but its buddy-system mechanics give an encouraging sense of optimism throughout. This isn't to say that you won't be challenge...

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Never Alone finds a companion in November

Never Alone, the Arctic platformer that tells stories passed down by Alaska Natives, will launch digitally on November 4 for Xbox One, PS4 and PC. Developed by Upper One Games, the studio created by the Alaskan non-profit Cook Inlet Tribal Council, Never Alone will debut for $14.99. The developer...

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Nuna and her cute Arctic fox are 'Never Alone' in Alaska

Never Alone tells the tales passed down among Alaska Native storytellers in a mystical, frostbitten, platforming world, and it's on its way to PS4, Xbox One and PC in the fall, priced at $15. Never Alone puts players in the shoes of Nuna, a young Iñupiaq girl, and an adorable Arctic ...

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Sharing legends with the world in Never Alone, a game inspired by Alaskan Native communities

While museums and organizations lock the industry's most important works behind glass to preserve their memory, development and publishing partners Upper One Games and E-Line Media are using video games to help preserve the legends of a people. In the upcoming "atmospheric puzzle platformer" Nev...

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