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PINBALL PARLOR

Pinball Parlor

Pinball Parlor was released on December 24, 2016 by MIndware who also developed the game. Pinball Parlor is a simulation game. The game takes the play from pinball arcades in Japan where some of the old machines are still being played. Unlike the west, Japan has continued see many arcades remain in business. This game seems …

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STEAM OUTAGE

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Steam has been down unexpectedly for the last 2 hours. No indications about what is up. This is much longer than the usual Tuesday reboots. Game servers are all affected. We tried several games and none would connect to multiplayer servers. The web site is also not working, but the community forum is operational. There …

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ART OF WAR: RED TIDES

Art of War: Red Tides

Art of War: Red Tides was released on December 22, 2016 by Game Science who also developed the game. Art of War: Red Tides is an isomorphic strategy game. This game is on Steam early access as an open beta. The rules of a battle in Red Tides are simple and easy to grasp, but you …

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GRAB THE BOTTLE

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Grab the Bottle was released on December 19, 2016 by Kamina Dimension Ltd who also developed the game.Grab the Bottle is a point and click puzzle game. This game is on Steam Early Access. Game play is simple. The game draws an elongated hand that is used to move objects in the game. Players must grab, pull …

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GUILTY GEAR Xrd -REVELATOR-

GUILTY GEAR Xrd -REVELATOR-

Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- was released on December 15,  2016 by Arc System’s Work who also developed the game. Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- is a 2D combat simulator. Guilty Gear Xrd -Revelator- is a throwback to the old coin-op games like Street Fighter. Players control their character in combat matches. The old games used sprites but …

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SPACE HULK: DEATHWING

Space Hulk: Deathwing was released on December 14, 2016 by Focus Home Interactive. The game was developed by Streum on Studio. Space Hulk: Deathwing is a first person shooter. The game is based on Games Workshop’s classic Space Hulk boardgame set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000. The game uses the Unreal Engine 4 and supports …

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NATURAL: BEYOND NATURE

Natural: Beyond Nature was released on December 12, 2016 by Zeiva who also developed the game. Natural Beyond Nature is a casual visual novel. During an introspective journey, Olea has a chance encounter with two residents of a quiet island – Flori, the cheerful young inn owner, and Llima, her taciturn childhood friend. Unbeknownst to them, …

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THIRD PARTY GAME SERVERS

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In recent quarters, more and more publishers and now demanding that players signup with the publishers servers. The majority of games on Steam continue to use Steamworks and the Steam store which simplifies development. Origin started off strong but after a period of time they slowed development to a crawl. Origin does have a few …

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CLICKER HEROES CHRISTMAS BONUS

The popular Clicker Heroes has added some seasonal bonuses to the game, The bonuses are being presented as presents, ornaments and quests. Even a candy cane has been noticed. When the Ancient’s quests are done, you get the option for some presents in 4 hour time blocks. The bonuses are generous with rubies, bloop coins, …

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COUNTER AGENTS

Counter Agents was released on December 1, 2016 by Counter Agents Team who also developed the game. Counter Agents is an isometric action game. If you have played Alien Swarm, this game is similar where 1 to 4 players can move around the game world. The developer use the Sega 005 game (1981) as inspiration for Counter …

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