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Swery’s The Good Life finally fetches a launch date for October

Small towns always seem to have secrets afoot and it’s no different in The Good Life. This mystery adventure led by Hidetaka ‘Swery’ Suehiro of Deadly Premonition fame has been publicly kicking about for a while now. It’s dug up a date at last, proudly fetching us back an October 15th launch. That’s when you’ll be headed to the British countryside to photograph your way out of debt and try to learn the secrets of the town where everyone turns into animals. Read more

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Bright Memory Infinite is a stunning first-person hack-and-slash shooter

Bright Memory: Infinite looks like what would happen if you crossed Crysis and Devil May Cry. It’s a first-person shooter with serious technical flair in which you can also dash, fight with swords and juggle enemies. There’s a new trailer below showing all of the above, as well as boss fights, and the player laser-grappling onto the wing of a crashing airplane. It’s a lot. Read more

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Swery’s The Good Life has a new publisher and a new release window

By Stephany Nunneley 5 June 2021 19:53 GMT The Good Life has found a new publisher in Playism, and has a new release window.The Good Life is being developed by White Owls and led by Swery, creator of Deadly Premonition, and Yukio Futatsugi, creator of Panzer Dragoon and Phantom Dust.Watch on YouTubeOriginally slated for release this summer, along with a new publisher, the game has been pushed into fall 2021.In the game, you play as journalist Naomi Hayward who is drowning in debt. To help pay the bills, she has accepted a request from The Morning Bell newspaper to “uncover…

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Omori is out and looks destined for mega fandom

Omori seems like it’s riffing a bunch of games I’ve never played. It’s a topdown RPG about a group of friends, living in a small town and tumbling into a strange fantasy world that alternates between colourful and creepy. You, a learned reader, might look at it and reference EarthBound or Undertale or Yume Nikki. I, an idiot who has not played those games, have simply been looking at its ‘overwhelmingly positive’ Steam reviews and watching Twitch streams while slowly realising that this is something we should all be paying attention to. (more…)