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‘Lost Judgment’ review: a dashing detective game that improves on the original

A star-studded and ambitious spin-off set within Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Yakuza series, Judgment launched in 2019 for PlayStation 4 and wowed players with its stylish modern world. The detective-focused twist on the established Sega formula proved to be so refreshing that it has already warranted a sequel, Lost Judgment – and Ryu Ga Gotoku has managed to improve hugely on the original.
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Video games, violence and love – editorial

The very rapid evolution that has characterized the video game medium has outlined the contours of a creative industry which, in a very short time compared to other forms of expression, has thrown itself with enthusiasm in pursuit of the recognition of its artistic dignity. We started from Pong and...
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Den of Geek

25 Hardest PC Games of All-Time

The most fascinating thing about the history of difficult PC games isn’t necessarily the difficulty of individual titles but rather the diversity of difficult experiences the platform has gifted us throughout the years. From meme games specifically designed to make you rage quit to underrated platformers and punishing puzzle titles,...
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Submissions Open for 2022 Independent Games Festival

Informa Tech, the organizers of the Game Developers Conference (GDC) 2022 are now accepting submissions for the 24th annual iteration of the Independent Games Festival (IGF), the longest running festival, summit and showcase celebrating independent games and their creators. The IGF is part of the Game Developers Conference 2022, which...
Introvert, Dear

Need Some Downtime? Here’s the Perfect Idea for Each Introverted Myers-Briggs Type

Your Myers-Briggs personality type can help you figure out what to do in your downtime. One of the most significant messages of Susan Cain’s book, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking, is that introverts live in an overstimulating, overwhelming world and that we need time to ourselves to recharge. This recharging often happens in our heads, but different types of introverts have different needs.

The 10 best detective games on PC

There’s something about the pathos of the hard-boiled detective - stubble as thorny as their wit, a hip-flask for a best friend - that reflects the historical solitude of being a PC gamer. While 90s console gamers were squealing with delight at split-screen Mario Kart, we were solving grisly murders...
The Ringer

‘Twelve Minutes’ Will Suck You Into Its Time Loop

I’m talking to Luis Antonio, creator of Twelve Minutes, about the ending of his game when he informs me that I have not, in fact, finished it. This comes as an embarrassing surprise, because I’d confidently told him that I had. I’ve played a lot of video games. I normally know when they’re over. Not this time: While playing Twelve Minutes, I questioned more than once whether I’d beaten it, or even whether it could be beaten. The one consolation is what Antonio tells me next: Some players put the game down at even earlier apparent stopping points. “I think that’s OK,” Antonio says, “that you arrived at a moment that you feel, ‘It’s a conclusion.’ … That’s kind of what I wanted.”