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‘Night Call’ Preview: Take a Few More Nights to Get Things Right

Trevor Poole
This is Night Call from developers Monkey Moon and BlackMuffin Studios. Some readers might have noticed it on the montage of the Microsoft E3 Press Conference this year.
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Bitsummit 2019 Winners Announced In Strongest Year Yet

Mallory Spencer
The seventh BitSummit, known as "BitSummit Seven Spirits," wrapped up this week with its regular awards show, in which several of the games on display at the festival are nominated based on design, soundtrack, uniqueness and more.
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MidBoss’ Summer of Pride Event Celebrates LGBTQIA+ Voices in Gaming

Colton Butler
San Francisco developers MidBoss are set to begin a month-long celebration of the LGBTQIA+ presence among games, developers, streamers, and creators in the gaming industry on their Twitch channel on June 1. The 2064: Read Only Memories developers will host the event and showcase a selection of games featuring queer...
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Take a Trip with Kickstarter Sequel ‘Monster Prom 2: Holiday Season’

Trevor Poole
Prom can already be hard and stressful to think about, much less the impending doom of a no. The original Monster Prom took that to an exciting and fun party game sim with a bevy of charm contained in both its art and writing. It also helps that the few...
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‘Void Bastards’ Releasing Prisoners Into Space on May 29

Trevor Poole
There truly is a novel concept to developer Blue Manchu’s Void Bastards, a strategy shooter about managing misfit prisoners ordered to board and raid spaceships, each having an ability that might help them, or it might not. Designed by Jonathan Chey (director of System Shock 2 and Bioshock) the game also...
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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night Finally Has a Release Date

Trevor Poole
Many fans of Castlevania have been clamoring for a more faithful entry in the Metroidvania franchise for years, but it seems Konami is more interested in releasing collections of old games in the series and forcing the indie circuit to do the heavy lifting for the genre. While collections of...
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Inkle Studios Launches into New Narrative Territory with ‘Heaven’s Vault’

Steven Large
Inkle Studios, the developers behind interactive-fiction game 80 Days, is set to release their first full-scale adventure game. 📢 Heaven's Vault has a release date! 🔁 RT's appreciated ⭐️ 16th APRIL 2019 ⭐️ In 20 days: explore lost ruins and decipher an entire hieroglyphic language! 🖥️ Wishlist on #Steam: https://t.co/QHkp7owHnZ💬...