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5 games with wonderful witches

I am, generally speaking, a horror fan, but this year for Halloween I’ve niched down on a particular topic and it has sort of accidentally taken me away from horror. Hm. Too late now! Plus, witches are totally Halloween fodder – and they’re one of my key trends for games at the moment. Video games are lousy with both current and upcoming witches these days. It makes sense. They’ve already got brilliant marketing. Few Halloween-y sights are more iconic than a pointy hat, a black cat, and a sihouetted figure flying in front of the moon on a broomstick. The…

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Noita’s final major update has whimsical and [REDACTED] surprises

Perhaps we’ll come to see these years as a golden age of destruction. Between the roguelikelike witchery of Noita and the heists of Teardown, it’s a great time for games where simulated materials and physics come together for destruction that’s so much more than decorative. Now, after leaving early access in October, Noita has released its final major update, and it’s another big’un with more ways to destroy and be destroyed. Read more