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Empyrion – Galactic Survival Alpha 8.0 Review – Giant Planets Are in, And They’re Exciting

Empyrion – Galactic Survival Eleon Game Studios I’ve been playing Empyrion – Galactic Survival for a couple of years now, and no other game has really come close to the total sense of freedom that it delivers. Ever since I was a kid reading science fiction books (the geeky, hard sf kind), I’d always fantasized about a video game that Continue Reading...
 
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Desolate Review – An Original and Atmospheric New Horror Experience

Desolate (Early Access) HypeTrain Digital I’d been checking out HypeTrain Digital’s new survival horror game, Desolate, ever since it hit Early Access on Steam a mere two months ago. I thought it looked interesting but a little too rough around the edges. The vast majority of EA games seem to be extended play-testing projects where the developers can still make Continue Reading...
 
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Far Cry 5 Review – A Fanatical Attention to Detail

Far Cry 5 Ubisoft When I first booted up Ubisoft’s new open-world, first-person shooter, Far Cry 5, I knew that it was something special. The introduction, which has you as a nameless law enforcement rookie riding along in a helicopter, sets the tone for the game perfectly. You accompany a couple of Sheriff’s Deputies and a rather righteous Federal Marshall Continue Reading...
 
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Rust Review – If You Have Lots of Time, Rust Has a Place For it

  Rust Facepunch Studios Rust recently exited Early Access. It’s one of those indie survival titles that has become synonymous with the term “toxic community.” Basically, if you mention that term and “game” people will know that you’re most likely referring to Rust. I remember booting up my first game back in 2014 and trying it out with a regular Continue Reading...
 
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Surviving Mars Review – A Great Colony-Building Title for Space Geeks

Surviving Mars Haemimont Games/Paradox Interactive First off, I’ve never been a huge city-builder/colony management type of gamer. I’ve always been more of a turn-based or real-time strategy guy. I like having control over a kingdom/space empire (fantasy or science fiction genres respectively) and the ability to determine my faction’s destiny against others. However, when I first saw the new space Continue Reading...