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Snapshot: Card Hunter

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. You encounter a free-to-play browser game. You decide to play it. Roll a D6 to see if it's any good... A six! Wow, that's really lucky. Roll again to see if forced microtransactions or time limits will...

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Snapshot: Paranormal

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. I have a problem with "found footage" horror movies. No matter how good they are, almost all of them end the same way. Whoever has the camera gets attacked by something, and the camera falls to the ground,...

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Oknytt points & clicks into Scandinavian folklore

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. Ever since I first dove into Quest for Glory 4: Shadows of Darkness, I've been enamored with the folklore of other cultures, with learning about the myths and monsters of the world. Getting to do that through...

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Skyward Collapse lets you play god on both sides

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. I can never play Skyward Collapse again. It's not that it's a bad game, it's just that I work from home. Frankly, having it – and the accompanying temptation – within arm's reach would be...

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YU-NAMA: The Puzzle - Minion mayhem on PlayStation Mobile

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. "Yu-WHAT NOW?" If you own a PSP, you may already be familiar with Acquire's RTS-like YU-NAMA series. NIS America released the first two entries stateside as Holy Invasion of Privacy, Badman! After Bruce Wayne's...

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Steam deals: Stealth Bastard, Closure, Snapshot, more this week

This week, Steam is discounting a dozen different indie games. Stealth Bastard Deluxe, a fast-paced 2D stealth game from Curve Studios, is a tempting $4.99. Closure, the dark platformer from Eyebrow Interactive, is a mere $3.39 – definitely worth the pittance. Snapshot is also $3.39, a puzzle...

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The Last Door pixelates gothic horror

This is a Snapshot, a quick, un-scored review of a game we think you should know about. Pixelated horror seems to be all the rage these days. Lone Survivor, Home and now The Last Door – none of them need high tech visuals to give you goosebumps. I spent yesterday morning playing the first...

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Thoughtful Bundle: Fieldrunners, Reckless Disregard for Gravity and more

Indie Royale's Thoughtful Bundle is live, and features five different PC and Mac games for a pay-the-minimum price, which is currently $5.46. Included in the bundle are Snapshot by Retro Affect, Cognition Episode 2: The Wise Monkey by Phoenix Online Studios, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! - A...

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Best of the Rest: Jess' picks of 2012

Joystiq is revealing its 10 favorite games of 2012 throughout the week. Keep reading for more top selections and every writer's personal, impassioned picks in Best of the Rest roundups. FTL: Faster Than Light I find tremendous pleasure in games that allow me to name my characters, humanize them...

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Minecraft 1.4.6 to add fireworks and enchanted tomes before Christmas

While Minecraft's upcoming January update version 1.5 churns away in the cauldrons of Mojang's most diligently studious wizards, a smaller update (version 1.4.6) is being coded in parallel for release sometime before Christmas. Available to more adventurous adventurers now as Snapshot 12w49a,...

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