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Perception an "echo-location based adventure" of blind woman in haunted house

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Former BioShock and Dead Space developers have formed new indie outfit The Deep End Games, and they've taken to Kickstarter with an intriguing "echo-location based adventure" about a blind woman battling a haunted house.

It's a first-person narrative driven horror adventure called Perception and we'll have to use the woman's "extraordinary hearing" and sharp wits to stay ahead of a deadly presence lurking around.

Game of Thrones adventure continues with 'Sons of Winter' out May 27th

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The fourth episode of Telltale Games' Game of Thrones adventure series will be arriving tomorrow, and it puts us just two episodes away from the season finale. Naturally everyone will have made peace by then...

A new trailer for episode 'Sons of Winter' has also surfaced and teases the precarious situation the scattered Forrester household finds itself where it all "hangs in the balance". Their fate 'is in player hands'.

Mad Max Savage Road trailer released, features Wasteland tyrant Scrotus

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WB Games has just released a new trailer for Avalcnhe Studios' upcoming Mad Max which will be out in early September on PC and console.

This new trailer introduces the Wasteland tyrant Scrotus who leads his warboys and steals Max's Interceptor, leaving him for dead. The rest is Max tearing up the Wasteland taking them on.

Next Europa Universalis IV patch includes free update with "3D fort models"

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With the next expansion for Europa Universalis IV on the way, Paradox Development Studio has revealed part of what's coming in the next big patch. Some free content is in the works with "3D fort models" on the list.

There are representations for each fortification level and there's also different styles for different cultures. They will appear on the world map to better inform us of a province's development and defences.

Capcom's digital sales to eclipse physical by March 2016

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Those winds of change are blowing and for the first time Capcom expects digital sales to surpass physical units, with the company predicting that the European market will collapse altogether.

Last fiscal ending March 31st, 2015 saw 8 million packaged sales and 5 million digital downloads. By March 31st, 2016 they believe it will switch with 6 million in packaged sales and 8 million digital.

CD Project RED release Patch 1.04 for The Witcher 3, enables 'full key rebinding' and 1280 x 720 resolution

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Yet another PC patch for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt from developer CD Projekt RED. It's ruthlessly hunting down those troublesome glitches and bugs, but also adds a little extra like support for 1280 x 720 screen size.

There's also a new button to 'Unlock Bindings' in the options menu for full customisation of keys. Presets for high and ultra settings have been improved, and Nvidia Hairworks has had another tune-up.

The Witcher was originally meant to be an isometric action RPG

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The first Witcher game, which debuted back in 2007, was initially conceived as a top-down action RPG in the traditional Diablo style, the game's project lead Ryszard Chojnowski has revealed.

In the first part of an ongoing Youtube video series that explores the origins of the game, Chojnowski shows off some footage from an early isometric version that was created in 2002.

48GB of work in progress Star Citizen assets have been leaked

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After a community manager for developer Cloud Imperium Games released a screenshot for Star Citizen containing a partial URL, the internet inevitably clunked into gear.

Someone guessed the rest of the link, and boom... despite CIG quickly shutting down the link, 48GB of work in progress assets have already been downloaded and shared across the web.

Unicube releases first gameplay footage from post-apocalyptic survival sim Sheltered

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Indie team Unicube has released the first gameplay footage for post-apocalyptic survival game Sheltered, which was Kickstarted in July last year to the tune of £30,148.

Since then it's been picked up by publisher Team 17, but this is the first time we've seen the game's pixel art take on wasteland survival in action.

Arrowhead to release a “free major content update” for last year's Gauntlet reboot

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Arrowhead Studios, the team best known for cult wizard-em-up Magicka, released a modern reboot of classic dungeon-crawling hack and slash Gauntlet last year - unfortunately, it never quite reached the heights of the studio's previous game.

Never say never, though. The team's been hard at work on the game, fixing what didn't work and adding some new features. That means a big old content update is on the way.

Resident Evil Zero remaster coming early 2016

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After the success of the excellent Resident Evil HD Remaster earlier this year, it's not that surprising to see Capcom announce a similar remake of prequel Resident Evil Zero.

2K teases mysterious new project with mock advertisements for 'gene therapy' company Advent

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What are those sneaky chaps over at 2K Games up to? The publisher has been teasing some kind of new project on its official Twitter page, with a series of mocked-up advertisements for fictional 'gene therapy' company Advent.

I know what you're thinking; all that talk about “genes”, right? Must be a new Bioshock game. Well, not unless the series is getting a radical makeover. There's a very futuristic feel to the material, which also includes a downloadable pamphlet and a teaser website.

Obsidian's free-to-play tank MMO Armored Warfare in Early Access test May 27th

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Publisher and Obsidian Entertainment's free-to-play tank MMO will be entering Early Access next week, May 27th. A new trailer for one of Armored Warfare's maps has just been released.

Tiers 1 through 6 will be available first, with the studio continuing to balance the higher tiers. They want to crunch the numbers on low to mid-tier vehicles first. River Point is the map in the latest trailer.

Tropico 5 expands next week with spies, intrigue and police blimps

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El Presidente must defend his tropical island paradise from "foreign agents at all costs" in the latest Tropico 5 expansion. Next week the Espionage add-on will be released and with it a new campaign spanning six missions.

There are also nine new spy and military buildings, four new island maps, new music, new avatar costumes and accessories, new sandbox tasks and events, and the new spy mechanics.

F1 2015 pushed to July 10th, gameplay teaser released

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Codemasters has announced F1 2015 will remain in the pits another month, so it won't be coming out in June but will instead release July 10th.

They've also released the first teaser which has precious few moments of actual gameplay. This new F1 title is built using a new game engine and a physics-based handling model.

Europa Universalis IV: Common Sense fundamentally alters relationships with subject states

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The newest developer diary for Europa Universalis IV is "so large that it is spread over two weeks", but today we get the first look at how the new upcoming expansion - Common Sense - dramatically alters the landscape.

Paradox Development Studios reveals we'll have interactions with our subject states like never before, ranging from enforcing culture and religion to installing our dynasty on their throne, or supporting loyalists.

Tale of Tales' narrative-driven adventure Sunset now out

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It's the 1970s and you're a housekeeper in a fictional Latin American city. Your boss is mysterious, rich and involved in something - maybe. Piqued your interest? Tale of Tales brings us Sunset, a narrative-driven first-person meddler.

You could just stick to your job and not get nosey in your employer's personal things, or would you like to get caught up in a rebel uprising against a dictator? Such is the burden all housekeepers face daily.

Patch 1.03 for The Witcher 3 out now on PC, brings performance improvements and new graphics options

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's 1.03 patch is available now on Steam and, and brings a number of changes including new graphics options and general stability and performance improvements.

It's the first step towards smoothing out the game's rough edges, and perhaps adding in a little bit of extra visual flair - CD Projekt has admitted that the game's graphics were tuned down a bit since its impressive VGX demo.

Watcher Think? Porcunipine

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So few games these days seem to take into account the substantial, crack-like allure of local multiplayer. So it is an absolute delight that Porcunipine by developer Big Green Pillow has waddled onto the scene to remind us of those halcyon days of folks huddled around a computer, having a good old lark while they engage in compelling competitive play.

A top-down arena based battler, Porcunipine has players choose from a variety of different porcupines as they set out to skewer and puncture each other with their horrifically sharp quills, all the while scooping up the skulls of their fallen foes for precious points.

NCSOFT is bringing martial arts MMO Blade & Soul to NA and Europe this Winter

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NCSOFT has announced that it's bringing Asian market MMO Blade & Soul across to North America and Europe this Winter, with a new free-to-play model.

The game, which has been amongst the most popular subscription model MMO's since it launched in the East back in 2012, has an action-packed style inspired traditional wuxia (martial hero) literature.

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