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Chicory: A Colorful Tale review: picture-perfect storytelling

Creativity lies at the heart of both Greg Lobanov’s games. In Wandersong, it was singing. In Chicory: A Colorful Tale, it’s painting. While not the most heroic of video game pursuits – indeed, Wandersong’s bard and Chicory’s janitor-turned-amateur brush wielder are repeatedly shown to be considerably less capable than their games’ personal and professional heroes – both end up playing critical roles in restoring their respective worlds to their former glory. They balance out the bad, and revive what was lost. It’s a feeling that anyone with a creative outlet can relate to, whether it’s drawing, singing, knitting, playing an…

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Overland now has all-dog squads in newest update

Despite being very, very bad at its turn-based tactical survival, I quite enjoy Overland. I always welcome a reason to jump back in and utterly fail at surviving an apocalyptic road trip across the country. Finji have given me another fantastic reason to get back behind the wheel. In its newest update, Overland adds an “all dogs” setting that guarantees your squad will only be made up of furry friends. Also there are pugs now. (more…)

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Elusive fox adventure Tunic is playable this weekend

It’s been a minute, eh Tunic? For as long as I’ve been paying attention, Andrew Shouldice’s sharp, foxy roll n’ slash has been hiding in the bushes. Ever-present, yet always skittering just out of sight. But while Tunic may be no closer to an eventual release, you can play a bit of it right now thanks to a free Gamescom demo. (more…)