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The Swapper clones itself to Steam May 30th, celebrates with a clayful new trailer

You remember The Swapper, right? For beneath that rather bland name lies a gorgeous handmade science-fiction platformer in which you have the power to make clones of yourself. Rather than using them to do chores or carry him al...
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Surrealist stealth game Tangiers will let you collect conversations, hurl them at enemies

I don’t know where Tangiers has been hiding, but I’m glad it’s finally emerged from the shadows of its stark industrial environment to show off its first teaser trailer, because it’s a doozy. Inspired by literature (Wil...
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Thief preview: Garrett returns to a city of voyeurism and detail, power and character

Originally published in PC Gamer UK issue 252. “I heard it’s like stroking a turtle!” There are probably lots of reasons for not listing a crass line of NPC dialogue as your favourite part of any game, let alone the much-...
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Download This — GoldenEye 4 Dead

Good community content continues to flow from Left 4 Dead 2, a game we can’t seem to stop championing for its healthy modding scene. Our latest praise is aimed at GoldenEye 4 Dead, an adaptation of the 1995 James Bond fil...
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Final Fantasy 8 is being spruced up in HD for the PC

I frittered away many an hour on Final Fantasy 8′s card minigame, Triple Triad, as a teenager. Now it seems I’m going to lose even more of my life to it, thanks to today’s announcement that a HD do-over of Final Fantasy 8...
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Spend a moment in time with this Jagged Alliance: Flashback diorama

Museums like to use the phrase “frozen in time” to describe dinosaur bones and stuffed dead things, but in the case of Jagged Alliance: Flashback, the term’s not a euphemism from “dead.” Far from it! The gang behind t...
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Something horrible is afoot in Battlefield Heroes

Nothing bad could come of chugging a bottle of oddly glowing green liquid labeled “Miracle Tonic of the Ancients,” right? I mean, according to this Battlefield Heroes trailer, it’s capable of curing everything from rocket...
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The Elder Scrolls Online gameplay video shows exploration and crafting

The Elder Scrolls Online remains a big question mark in the eyes of a lot of Elder Scrolls fans. How will the immersive, interactive world of Skyrim and Oblivion translate to an always-online multiplayer experience without los...
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Layoffs hit Defiance developer Trion Worlds

A large number of staffers has been laid off from Defiance developer Trion Worlds. As reported by IGN, the number could be as high as 80% of the development staff, though Trion has called that number “exaggerated.” Trion le...
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