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The Legend of Korra review: Bend it like Bayonetta

Bending the elements like folks do in The Legend of Korra is an intoxicating dream. Much as they did in the original Avatar: The Last Airbender cartoon, many people born in Korra’s world can freely manipulate the four elements through martial arts….
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Pixel horror finds a Home on PS4 in October

Home, the pixelated horror game from Benjamin Rivers, is due out on PS4 on October 28, “just in time for Halloween,” Rivers writes on the PlayStation Blog. The Vita version will come out soon after, and it is a Cross-Buy game, meaning those who buy…
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Sony sets up Season Passes for Video Unlimited, PS Store

Sony has introduced a new feature for the PlayStation Store and its Video Unlimited service, allowing users to buy full seasons of featured content at a discount.

Starting today, PSN shoppers can queue up a full season of their favorite shows with a…
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All five prior Scream Fortress maps return to Team Fortress 2

To prepare players for the imminent horror of a new Scream Fortress map, Team Fortress 2 developer Valve has made all five of its previous Scream Fortress releases available to players at no charge.

As its punny name suggests, a Scream Fortress map…
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WRUP: And the moral of the story is…

Don’t send people death threats. More specifically, if you’re a developer, most certainly don’t threaten to kill Gabe Newell.

What’s everyone playing?…
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Blog: Bad things can happen if you bundle

“We’d already given the game to them, earned pretty much nothing, and not even actually got many Greenlight votes from it. I was desperately trying to forget the bundle ever happened.” …


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Perfecting a 2D illustration: The art iteration process

“I’m a huge fan of fantasy art and pretty much any game art coming out of TSR in the 1980s. There is something about the oil on canvas, seeing the stroke of the brush — which for me sort of elevates the work.” …


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Report: PlayStation 4 has outsold Xbox One by over 40% worldwide

Ars Technica takes a stab at estimating precisely how many PlayStation 4 and Xbox One units have been sold to date using public sales data, analyst input and a bit of educated guesswork. …


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Find out how to boost your indie game’s odds of success at GDC

Game industry veteran Charles Cox sees a rising problem for indie games: discoverability. Next March he’ll be speaking at GDC 2015 about what indies can do to make their mark on a crowded market. …


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We Convinced Our Horror-Averse News Editor To Play The Evil Within For Your Enjoyment

Yesterday, executive editor Andrew Reiner and I started to discuss this year’s Top 50 and the games we haven’t yet played. The conversation then turned to a recent release called The Evil Within, which somehow flew under my radar.

I hadn’t paid much attention to it, because as you might recall, I don’t always love the horror genre. Thankfully, Reiner convinced me that the game was just poorly named. In fact, he described it as “the spiritual sequel to Flower.” He even showed me a picture of lovely sunflowers from the game.

Given that I do enjoy Flower, especially after a stressful day, I thought that this might be a good fit. Reiner suggested that I liveblog the experience, too. (Admittedly, this seemed like a strange request, but he’s my boss, so I rolled with it.)

Later today, I’ll be live streaming my experience with this meditative game (at this link). Check back with us at 10:30 a.m. Pacific / 1:30 p.m. Eastern. What could go wrong?

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