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The Video Games That Got Us Through 2020  The New York Times ... lees verder

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If you've enjoyed having your brain teased by a video game in the last 20 years, or enjoyed the layered mechanical riddles of an IRL escape room, you have Myst to thank. Wildly popular when it launched in 1993, the narrative adventure was a pivotal moment for puzzle-solving in games. Now, 27 years later, the classic is reborn in virtual reality--rebuilt, but almost completely unchanged. Myst is and will always be a treasure. Even after all these years, its puzzles will still test, and maybe even stump, you. For returning fans, seeing it in VR for the first time is a powerful nostalgia trip. B ... lees verder

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Yesterday, it was something of a whirlwind for both Devotion studio Red Candle Games and GOG owner CD Projekt. First, Red Candle Games announced that Devotion--previously un-released on Steam because of controversies regarding a certain Chinese politician--would finally come back via GOG, but it only took a few hours before GOG reversed that decision. However, Red Candle Games isn't giving up.pic.twitter.com/SKI3SeW18s — redcandlegames (@redcandlegames) December 17, 2020In a post on Twitter, Red Candle Games acknowledged GOG's decision to not release the game and said it was "willing to unde ... lees verder

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IGT Selected in Public Tender to Provide Industry-Leading Digital Games in Norway  PRNewswire ... lees verder

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My six-player Destiny 2 fireteam fired away as the Deep Stone Crypt raid boss, the toughest enemy of the Beyond Light expansion, teleported around the arena and roared with rage. We threw everything we had left at the flying monster in a desperate attempt to stave off defeat. Bullets and grenades filled the air as chunks of orbital debris slammed down onto the landscape, threatening to crush us as we scrambled for cover. It was now or never--if we didn't manage to kill this thing immediately, it would kill us, and we'd be back to the start of the lengthy fight. And we'd sunk more than 12 hour ... lees verder

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Novelizations of big movies were hugely popular in the '70s and '80s, and one of their most prominent writers was Alan Dean Foster. He wrote the adaptations of the original Star Wars trilogy and first three Alien movies, as well as Splinter of the Mind Eye, the 1978 novel sequel to the first Star Wars film. Disney now owns both of these massive franchises, and Foster has accused the company of not paying him the royalties he is owed on his books.Foster states when Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012 and 20th Century Fox in 2019, it bought the rights to his work. However, even though his Star W ... lees verder

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Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity occasionally lets you take control of a Divine Beast. It's a moment that should carry some weight for Zelda fans. The Beasts are colossal machines crucial to the events of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and while they're cumbersome to control, the levels in which you play as them effectively communicate their destructive power. If you've played Breath of the Wild, these moments take on a portentous air; the power fantasy of using lasers, bursts of lightning, and volleys of magma to level mountains and rack up thousands of Bokoblin, Moblin, and Lizalf ... lees verder

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Game On: The future might be bleak for video games  The Spokesman-Review ... lees verder