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The Loadout: Campaign Beta is a massive update for Loadout, a F2P 3rd person shooter with a satisfyingly chaotic mix of OTT cartoon violence and competitive multiplayer.

The new update 5.0 Enter The Kroad, adds lots of new additions to Loadout, so requires an entirely separate Beta to fully test before they’re implemented into the main game.  It introduces the Kroad – a bloodthirsty race with 6 known sub-species who will slaughter anyone who stands between them and their Blutonium.  Luckily for you, you’ll have access to billions of different weaponized technologies to fight against the Kroad’s clearly superior constitution, but it’s still not going to be easy!

The new update will also allow you to upgrade your character through PvE Campaign battles or PvP fights, including new game modes such as Alien Assault, Hold Your Pole, and Protect Your Junk.  There’s also a rarity-based parts inventory management system, allowing you to collect drops on the battlefield from defeated adversaries and mission rewards to feed your gunnery addiction – from common to ultra-rare elite items.  Any equipment you don’t want can be used in the new ‘Fusion system’, which allows you to combine them and improve your equipment.

The Loadout: Campaign Beta is a huge update, building on the fast paced old school shooting of the main game to create a something that’s a real blast to play.  If you’re looking for an OTT shooter with tons of customisation and a wicked sense of humour, Loadout is King of the Kroad.

Play the Beta, Free

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Awesome Indies: The Last Door

Episodic horror game, with original low-res visuals and a gorgeous orchestral music score. Surrounded by a thrilling sound atmosphere, player’s will experience a really immersive environment through the stimulation of their imagination, just like classic horror writers like Poe and Lovecraft used to.

This is a free game! Each time they publish a new chapter, the previous one becomes free for everybody. You can support the development of the next chapter with a ‘pay what you want’ donation to unlock the newest chapter. 

Trailer || Website

In the beginning, there was boredom. Then John Cheese doodled the fuck out of some light.

8 Totally Free Games to Kick Your Boredom’s Ass

#8. Doodle God

Doodle God is a perfect game for when you want to zone out for a while and forget that the entire world exists. It’s a simple mouse-only puzzle game, which means that you can easily play it with one hand while never losing grip of your booze or bong or genitals. The best part is that it’s so straightforward, you don’t even need an instruction guide — you just combine two elements to make a new substance. For instance, air and fire make energy. Water and earth make a swamp. Now you can combine those new things to make life. Exactly the way my children were conceived.

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Beta Sign Ups are now open for Don’t Starve Together, an expansion to the hugely successful survival sim Don’t Starvewhich will allow friends or complete strangers to survive (or most likely die) together.

The Original Don’t starve was released in 2013, and was a charming and humorous mix of action, adventure, survival and roguelike elements, with a Tim Burton-esque art style.  It saw you trying to stay alive for as long as possible before you starved to death or were pulverised by a wild animal (or worse).  

You do not have to own the original game to take part in the Beta, with standalone ‘multiplayer only’ editions being granted to non-owners (though Don’t Starve owners will have access to more characters).  Don’t Starve Together will have most of (if not all of) the normal features in Don’t Starve, balanced for multiplayer, and possibly even some cool new features.

 Sign Up for the Beta

EA is giving away copies of The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection on Origin until 31 July, if you fancy that game in your collection. Originally, this was a promotional offer only for those who previously owned The Sims 2 (support for that particular version was ending, so EA in an uncharacteristically charitable gesture just gave everybody Ultimate Collection copies.)

Now, EA just wants everybody to have The Sims 2. Apparently, the Ultimate Collection is a bundle of all the Sims 2 expansion packs so you should have everything ever released for that version of the game.

To redeem your freebie copy, you’ll need an Origin account and the ability to type.

  • Start by downloading and installing Origin. If you already have Origin you can skip to step 3.
  • Not an Origin member? Create a free Origin Account to get in the game.
  • Launch Origin and log into your Origin Account.
  • From the ‘Games’ tab in the Origin menu, select ‘Redeem Product Code’ and enter the code I-LOVE-THE-SIMS

If you’re already an Origin member, you can also redeem your code online. Just visit the Origin code redemption page and log in to your Origin Account. Then enter I-LOVE-THE-SIMS in the ‘Product Code’ field.

If Origin or the code redemption page are getting hammered right now, you might have to try again in a bit. (x)

Freeware Recommendations - 8/14/14

Often, I find free games that are good, but for whatever reason do not warrant a full review. They may be too short or too prone to spoilers to review separately, but are still interesting and worth a playthrough. There’s no theme to today’s picks - just some random free games I think you might like. Enjoy!

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Titan Souls (Win/browser) - This will be the second time in as many weeks that I’ve described a game as having elements of both Shadow of the Colossus and Dark Souls, but what are you gonna do - when it’s true, it’s true. This game was made in 48 hours for Ludum Dare 28, which had a theme of “You only get one.” Here, that “one” is an arrow. You are tasked with finding four “titans,” each of which can kill you in one hit, and discovering their weakness so you can kill them. The tricky part is that your only attack is an arrow which you have to charge up to let fly, and which you have to then retrieve, either by walking over it or summoning it (slowly) to you, and all of this leaves you open to attack. Those four boss battles are all there is to this prototype, but they are challenging and fun and the game feels like a more complete experience than most jam/competition games. The pixel art is simple but nice, and the music is great (when it shows up). This is a really good time and I highly recommend it. If you like it, rejoice, because a full expanded version is supposedly coming soon to PS4 and PSVita. 

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Distance (Win/Mac/Linux) - This five-minute game is a simple story of two people in the desert choosing to find hope in a world that has undergone a catastrophe. The player gets to choose what that catastrophe is, which is cool until you realize it has no bearing on the rest of the game. Interaction is limited to clicking to move dialogue forward and the occasional (illusory) choice. But the art and the story are neat, and there’s no time commitment, so it’s worth a spin.

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Candy Box 2 (browser) - You know those games like Cookie Clicker, where you just click things to watch a number go up, and that’s basically it? Well, this game pretends to be one of those for about 10 seconds, before revealing something much bigger. Sure, there are currencies to be gotten, in part by waiting, but there are also secrets to find, enemies to fight, caves to explore, and quests to go on. It can take over your life if you let it, but you can also just let it run in a browser while you do other things, so you can play however you want. Ultimately, this is a lot of fun and it’s always nice to see what people can come up with using ASCII art. 

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Rituals is the second demo release from Somewhere (the first was Fictions), a surreal first person exploration, stealth and puzzle game with branching pathways, where you have the ability to step into books and also possess other characters.

Rituals is a surreal and rather confusing place to be, you’re never totally sure what exactly you’re supposed to be doing, but it’s great fun experimenting and working things out.  The ability to possess characters has been done in other games, but the way that each character perceives the world a differently is a truly unique and interesting.  Also, you have the ability to step into books – seamlessly transporting you to different areas (and times) is very cool, and pleasantly disorientating.

Judging by the two builds released so far (Fictions & Rituals), Somewhere is shaping up to be a wonderfully surreal puzzle adventure, with beautiful artwork, some truly unique ideas, and complex game design.  A gloriously bizarre experience.

Download the Rituals Alpha Build

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!!!IT’S HAPPENING!!!

Uncommon Time is a game about a group of young musicians (four strings players and a vocalist) who are on a Quest in a far northern country to save the world. This demo only covers about an hour of the game. The difficulty is about moderate level.

You may enjoy Uncommon Time if you like…

  • music
  • worldbuilding
  • women being awesome
  • queer themes (gender, sexuality, & gender presentation)
  • silly party banter
  • interpersonal drama

And anyway, this demo’s pretty short, so if this introduction/the information on the webpage seem interesting, give it a try!

(and please signal boost it if you like it!)

Because Uncommon Time is made in RPG Maker VX Ace, it will probably not work with Mac or Linux, sorry!

You can download the game from this page!

Watch on blog.gamefreaks.co.nz

Warface - Launch Trailer

[Press release] The online first-person shooter Warface from Crytek and Microsoft Studios releases today for Xbox 360. The free-to-play shooter (for XBL Gold members) will feature a five-soldier Co-op Mode and competitive sixteen-person maximum Versus Mode in which players can master four “Warface” classes: Rifleman, Sniper, Medic and Engineer to experience different tactical approaches, gameplay styles and unique weapon sets.

Freeware Recommendations - 7/1/14

Often, I find free games that are good, but for whatever reason do not warrant a full review. They may be too short or too prone to spoilers to review separately, but are still interesting and worth a playthrough. The unifying theme for today’s picks is that they are all short and played from a first-person perspective. Enjoy!

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Heartwood (Win/Mac) - Yeah, I know indies get a lot of flak for overusing the “slightly creepy dark forest” thing, but when done right, it works. Here, you find yourself in a grove of bare trees, in what is either a long-awaited arctic dusk, or simply some kind of dreamworld. The pure black of the woods, combined with the otherworldly hazy sky and haunting score, leads to a nice bit of atmosphere building. If you look around, you immediately see a rabbit, standing stark white against the rest of the world. If you follow it, it will eventually run off, forcing you to find your way by following an unknown noise. The good use of stereo effects (definitely use headphones) and navigation by sound is probably the high point of the game. Ultimately, of course, there’s not a lot of meat to it, but it’s a good example of games as poems - finding a way to create and exploit human emotions in a short and simple package.

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Watashi wa hijo ni yoku nihongo hanasenai (browser) - This is an oddly beautiful digital garden. You walk around with the standard mouse/WASD setup, and you’ve only got two commands: left click to “grow,” right click to “doom.” When the game opens, you are in an empty white landscape, when a blue tree starts to grow and then stops. If you left click at it, you will shoot green particles that cause it to grow tall and sprout red boughs. As it does so, it will toss seeds out that cause more trees to grow, which you can help, ignore, or destroy as you see fit. Rocks also sprout and grow and shoot seeds (for some reason), and there is at least one kind of wildlife and at least one other kind of tree, which you can cause to grow using slightly different means you’ll have to figure out for yourself. There doesn’t seem to be any objective or stopping point, so this is really just a very neat, very relaxing toy. But once again, the music and atmosphere make it feel like more than that, and walking up a little ridge to see the enormous forest you’ve created feels pretty special. If you enjoyed Proteus at all, it’s hard not to recommend this, even if you only play it for a three minutes.

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You Will Die Alone At Sea (Win/Mac/Linux) - This game was made for Ludum Dare 28, where participants had to make a game in 48 hours with a theme of “You Only Get One.” Here, the developer used that to mean that you only get one minute, floating on a roiling vector-graphic ocean, before you die. It’s nice to have the cards on the table like that. The game let you know it will only last one minute, the controls won’t really work, and there’s nothing you can do to stop your death. It’s incredibly simple (and short, obviously), but it manages to be kinda terrifying all the same. Maybe it’s my outsized fear of drowning, but finding myself helpless and alone, knowing I’m going to die any second is more than a little bit frightening. If you can put out of your mind the idea that the game will take longer to download and install than to play, this is worth a look.

The Endless Forest by Tale of Tales is an MMO with a difference; it’s a screensaver. You play a deer, identifiable only by a unique symbol over its head. Certain actions will change the appearance or voice of your deer avatar, but otherwise there is little to achieve while playing. It is a game without opportunity for violence, without goals and without pressure.

Strangely, with very limited options for communicating with or identifying other players, I have found I play much more sociably than I do in regular MMOs where I can be identified by name. I particularly enjoy the music that plays when you dance and is built upon when you dance with others.

Check it out on the Tale of Tales website.

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RoboCop: The Official Game - Trailer 

Now available on iOS (Coming to Android Jan. 15, 2014)

  • SHOOT your way through console quality training simulations 
  • USE drone strikes to take out large groups of enemies 
  • SAVE human hostages and capture informants
  • BATTLE aggressive robot enemies from the film, like the EM-208 and the ED-209
  • UPGRADE your weapons and robotic suit to the latest technology that OmniCorp has to offer 
  • SCAN your targets with body heat vision to find their location and weak points

Robocop is free to play, but you can choose to pay real money for some extra items, which will charge your account. You can disable in-app purchasing by adjusting your device settings. 

Price: Free

iTunes 

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Eclipsed is a beautiful Tarot inspired monochrome puzzle adventure, that’s reminiscent of Ico,Thomas Was Alone and Limbowhere you play a young boy in a mysterious dark world, with an AI controlled girl as your companion.

Throughout it’s short (30 mins) playtime, you’ll embark on a strange adventure unfolding the mysterious Tarot-based story in a dark world where things only exist if they are immuminated by a light source.  You’ll also meet a girl with her own special powers who will accompany you on the adventure, you’ll instinctively want to protect her (as in Ico), but she’s just as useful to you as you are to her, and you both work together to survive in this dark world full of hazards and nasty creatures.

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Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien

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Dust: An Elysian Tail

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Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams

Guacamelee! Gold Edition

HOARD

Hack, Slash, Loot

Hotline Miami

Kingdom Rush

Little Inferno

Monaco

Papo & Yo

Paranautical Activity

PixelJunk Monsters Ultimate

Reus

Savant - Ascent

Strike Suit Zero

Super Hexagon

Surgeon Simulator 2013

Sword of the Stars: The Pit - Gold Edition

The Binding of Isaac + Wrath of the Lamb DLC

The Swapper

To the Moon

Toki Tori 2+

Bridge Constructor

Cryptic Sea EP

Dungeon Hearts

Dungeons of Dredmor Complete Pack

Knights of Pen & Paper +1 Edition

KRUNCH

Legend of Dungeon

Ravensword: Shadowlands

Starseed Pilgrim

Syder Arcade

Tower of Guns

Type:Rider

Cave Story+

Dustforce

Element4

LIMBO

Lone Survivor

VVVVVV

Thomas Was Alone

Puzzle Bots

Awesomenauts

Broforce Beta with Level Share

EDGE

Teslagrad

Aces Wild: Manic Brawling ACTION!

Risk Of Rain

RocketBirds: Hard-Boiled Chicken

Auditorium

OutLast

OutLast: WhistleBlower (DLC)

Trine

Mechinarium

Psychonauts

ShadowGrounds: Survivor

PixelJunk: Shooter

Hero Siege

Dungeon Defenders Complete

Luxuria Superbia

Rogue Legacy

The Real Texas

The Shivah

Windosill

Retro/Grade

DoorWays

Delve Deeper!

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Stick It To The Man

Shank2

Megabyte Punch

Mark Of The Ninja: Special Edition

King Arthur’s

Blocks That Matter

Bit Trip Runner!

Capsized

Dear Esther

English Country Tune

Intrusion2

Oil Rush     +     Map Pack

Proteus

Tiny and Big In Grandpa’s Leftovers

Amnesia: The Dark Descent

Commandos 2

Commandos 3

Commandos Behind Enemy Lines

Commandos Beyond the Call of Duty

Alan Wake

Alan Wake: American Nightmares

Poker Night at the Inventory

Race The Sun

Age of Wonders

Age of Wonders: Shadow Magic

Age of Wonders II: The Wizard’s Throne

Beyond Divinity

Divinity II: Developer’s Cut

Divine Divinity

Symphony

Skulls of the Shogun

Field Runners 2

Metal Slug 3(UPLOADING NOW)

Breach and Clear

Draw a Stickman: Epic

Divinity: Dragon Commander

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Eschalon: Book III

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Eterium

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Fractured Soul

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Aetherion

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3 stars of desitny

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The HomeWork SalesMan

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In Search of Immortality

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I Miss the Sunrise

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LegionWood: TTS

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MotteIsland

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The Reconstruction

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The Star Stealing Prince

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Visions and Voices

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StarBound-Beta

Anomaly 2 

Ittle Dew

Frozen Synapse

Field Runners

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Freeware Recommendations - 9/18/14

Often, I find free games that are good, but for whatever reason do not warrant a full review. They may be too short or too prone to spoilers to review separately, but are still interesting and worth a playthrough. All of today’s picks can be played in a browser and completed in less than 10 minutes. Enjoy!

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No Wave (browser) - This is a trippy point-and-click about a guy in 1980s New York going to a club, taking drugs, and fucking up spectacularly. You start out by going to the club and choosing one of two drugs to take. Which one you choose will decide who/what you can interact with, as well as the color palette. And once your character does something cringe-worthy (which he will), you’ll get booted out to try again the next night. Each time, you can pick a new drug and things change a little bit, until game over. I’ve always had a fondness for games that let you poke around and see what happens, and that combined with a really interesting narrative and even more interesting aesthetic makes this game an easy recommendation. Definitely worth a few minutes of your time.

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Brawlin’ Sailor (browser) - This is a side-scrolling beat-em-up that is honestly worth playing for the animation alone. The opening sequence is legitimately funny, and when you start playing, the animation is what makes the brawling feel good. In fact, it’s really the only thing, because the fighting is just way too easy. Except, see, this is where the catch comes in. This is a game you actually play through twice, and I don’t know if I can say much more about why without spoiling it. Suffice it to say that it only takes a couple of minutes per play, and both playthroughs are a lot of fun, primarily because of the animation and the humor. This is honestly some of the better visual humor I’ve seen in a game in a while, free or not. Check it out.

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Wormhunter (browser/Win/Mac/Linux) - Made in 48 hours for Ludum Dare 29, this game has you, as a lone warrior with a sword, wandering a barren desert landscape trying to kill a giant worm before it eats you. It’s got some of the classic gamejam symptoms of abrupt endings, lack of context, and ideas that aren’t fleshed out or explained (it’s not clear what the beacons do or whether they help), but the basic action of seeking out the worm, getting the hell out of its way, and then slashing at it is a lot of fun. The visuals are simple, but effective, and the controls work nicely. Bonus points for what appears to be a woman of color as the protagonist. There’s only the one fight to be had here, but since the space is pretty large and the worm surprisingly fast, it might take a few minutes and/or a few tries to be victorious. 

You already know what you’re getting into with Go-Go-Goat. Notice how the GIF appears to loop? That’s because there is literally nothing else to this game. Tilt your device to change the trajectory of the goat’s wild leaps up the mountain platforms. Get as high as you possibly can. At one point, coins will appear, and you’ll want to snag those, because coins.

There are various power-ups and the like if you jump high enough, rockets and eagles and god-knows-what, maybe angels or GoPro cameras or hot noodle soup. Hop up and find out.

Check out the full review (6.5/10)

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Bear Hero is a fun roguelike platformer where you play as a bear (who is very heroic) and try to navigate an randomly generated overworld maze.

Before the game starts you’re presented with a choice of two images (for example a cat and a dog), you choose one and a selection of bears are eliminated from the herd.  You repeat this process a few times until your left with one bear. That bear is you, and depending on your choices you’ll have different class of bear with unique stars and skills (including clerics, Tricksters, Duelists and demigods).

There are three types of stages that you can enter into from the world map: health-levels (where you gain health), treasure-levels (where you gain loot) and battle-levels (where you do battle).  Every bear has a basic swipe attack with with a significant cooldown period (dependent on your stats).  This forces you to think strategically about your moves, learning attack patterns and precisely timing your attacks.

Bear Hero is a pretty tough game, but it strangely addictive and rewards perseverance.  Much like Spellunky, it will punish you for your mistakes, but you’ll always come back for more.

Play the Bear Hero Alpha, Free

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