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The RPS Selection Box: Alice Bee’s bonus games of the year 2022

I didn’t play as many games as I wanted to this year – but then I say that every single year and will probably continue to do so until the end of time (I assume at some point my consciousness will be uploaded into an immortal robot that will exist until the heat death of the universe, and that robot will still be doing previews). Like everyone else who has written their selection box, my top picks made it onto the Advent Calendar this year. But some didn’t! Here are but a three of them. Read more

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The Excavation Of Hob’s Barrow review: an emotive and doomy folk horror adventure

It’s tough making a story where you establish early on that your main character will still be alive at the end. In The Excavation Of Hob’s Barrow, a point and click, small town, folk horror adventure game, the events are narrated by the main character Thomasina, writing in the future, and the game walks a slightly different line. Rather than successfully making you believe a character you know survives is in peril, all the way through The Excavation Of Hob’s Barrow you are aware that Thomasina in the future is alive but, somehow, definitely not okay. And you believe you…