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Grim Dawn

13h ago ... [b]From herobyclicking[/b] The cave was infested with the walking dead. Zombies controlled by the Aetherials. I summon my raven and hellhound and they wade into battle. I stand on the periphery blasting the undead with my six-shooters. From behind me a stream of brute like mutants charge. I cast a quick hex on them, slowing them down. As my hellhound destroys the last zombie it comes to my a...

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1d 14h ago ... [b]From Valenka[/b] Step into the shoes – or rather, the ectoplasm – of a peaceful ghost residing inside a haunted mansion, thriving in the cold and dark environments and enjoying the solitude. In a moment, the mansion doors open to a few human dwellers and the ghost learns that his quiet home is now a hotel and in contrast to its needs, the home-invading humans start turning on the lights a...

Ye Olde Import Game

125d ago ... In today’s interconnected world, gaming has never been so transparent, especially when it comes to imports. If you want a game from Japan just hop on Amazon and go get it. If there is a certain title you want localized, well then just petition your heart away until you get your wish. It wasn’t always this easy though. Not so long ago importing a game was a dicey affair and more often than not i...
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January Contest Winners

151d ago ... Congratulations, everyone! The $50 COMMENTS - FOUR WINNERS!: Each comment you made on N4G during January on any story, blog, user review, forums - ANYTHING = 1 entry. Each of the 4 Winners will get a $50 Amazon gift card! DarkOcelet nowitzki2004 MiyamotoSon XanderZane BEST USER BLOG: 
4 winners, a $100 Amazon Gift Card each! Longcat - "You Patreon Me and I Patronize You?"...

Return of JRPGs:Xensosaga, Dark Cloud, Shadow Hearts, Suikoden

197d ago ... This blog will look at how it really IS possible to revive extinct video game series, so long as there is a will on part of the gamers. Shadow Hearts is a video game series which ended in 2006 due to the publisher who owns the Shadow Hearts Intellectual Property going bankrupt. Dark Cloud and Suikoden are other series which have virtually become extinct as the publishers have shown no interest...
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N4G October Contest Winners!

243d ago ... Congratulations October winners! Our November contests are here: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/cat/530923 and the chance to win a Destiny PS4 bundle is here: http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/cat/530931 The $50 COMMENTS - EIGHT WINNERS!: Each of the 8 Winners will get a $50 Amazon gift card! poppinslops EastOfTheAnduin starchild DragonKnight TheUpbringer coolbeans InTheLab Ginesis B...

N4G Preview: Cordial Minuet

245d ago ... I am pretty sure that today I summoned a demon. My apologies to the metro Denver area if the Dark Prince Stolas is about, that was totally my doing. But really the blame can be placed upon the shoulders of the creator of this infernal game, Jason Rohrer. I am getting ahead of myself, the demon summoning will be explained in a minute. Cordial Minuet (cordialminuet.com) is a game that utilizes...

Memoirs of a Frightened Gamer

246d ago ... With Halloween upon us, I’m in the midst of my own little fright fest. I have a years supply of candy corn, a Netflix queue that would make any horror fan blush, and a stack of scaaary video games to play! I figured it would be a neat idea to revisit a lot of the horror titles in my collection. Specifically the games that have collected some dust over the years so to speak. I want to give a lit...

My Personal Top 15 Games of The Seventh Generation of Consoles

270d ago ... Note that this list is my personal opinion and only games that I played (and finished) are listed. Please be constructive and unbiased and feel free to state your opinion and list your own personal favorites. As a side note since I never owned a Wii during the 7th gen only PS3 and 360 games are listed. Also PC games are excluded as I don't play much on PC. Additionally PCs' don't really...

Destiny's Skirmish: An Unbalanced Waste of Time or an Unforgiving Masterpiece?

277d ago ... I was at the Tower looking for some easy Crucible bounties when I saw it. The mission was simple: complete five Skirmish matches. It sounded easy enough, so I grabbed the innocent little bounty and blasted off to orbit, my cousin Zach joining my fireteam before I started the first match. “Work together, and you might survive!” The Speaker warned as Zach, another player and I spawned in. Zach...

When does Next Gen truly start?

290d ago ... When we buy a next gen system, we expect at least a game or two to stand out and scream next gen. To make us stand up and say, "wow, I cant believe this is a game!" or "This couldnt have been done last gen". Not just visually, but with gameplay also. I can remember, the entire way back to the Atari 2600, each system launch having at least one or two of those games that made you gasp in amazemen...

Microsoft's Misuse Of Their IPs

292d ago ... Microsoft has been criticized for the past few years for relying too heavily on a few IPs. The original Xbox had a large amount of exclusive games that were first party with games like Halo, Conker, Mechassualt, Crimson Skies, Forza, Project Gotham Racing, Rallisport Challenge, Brute Force, Blink, Voodoo Vince and several other titles being published (and owned) by MS for the Platform. Microso...

My top 10 hidden gems last gen

312d ago ... The Last gen had alot of amazing games but unfortunately alot of these games went under the rubble or played by a small amount of gamers which is a shame because alot of those games were actually better than alot of AAA games . 10-Deadly Premonition (Ps3,360,pc) This game was really bad in almost everything , you will hate everything about it and regret ever buying it , until you get deep e...

IndieMonth Mega Bundle Winner (and Gun Monkey codes for all!)

334d ago ... Hey, guys! Once again, thank you all for your enthusiastic participation in the first ever but certainly not the last N4G IndieMonth! We have extra Gun Monkeys codes, and I tried to get one to everyone that commented on the Gun Monkeys posts but if i missed you, or even if you didn't comment on those and would like a code, leave a comment below letting me know! We have plenty to go around (...

At a Glance: Lumi Games

357d ago ... [b]Lumi Games[/b] is an indie mobile games development company born in 2012 and dedicated to producing free mobile games for iOS and Android. What started as a lofty idea between two friends and game enthusiasts quickly mushroomed into a strong drive to create something fun and unique for people to enjoy in their daily routine. After spending countless hours playing and talking about games, the...

A Boy's Quest

357d ago ... [b]By Erik.B.Skjoldhaug, Co-Founder at Lumi Games AS.[/b] [i]Once upon a time in a faraway country, far to the north, a country covered in snow and where the polar bears roam freely in the streets, a young boy was born. Against the harsh weather, the dark deep woods and the creatures in it, he fought for survival, and survive he did, against all odds growing up in Norway.[/i] This is the...

At A Glance: MagicalTimeBean

366d ago ... [b]MagicalTimeBean[/b] is Ian Stocker - is Ian Stocker a goat? He began his game career as a musician/sound designer specializing in Nintendo Handhelds and working on some 40 titles in 8 years. His first solo project was XNA dungeon crawler Soulcaster and after completing its sequel went completely indie in 2011 and created Escape Goat. Escape Goat 2 is the sequel (spoiler alert?). He claims to...

The Gaming War - Is It a Console War? No! Its the Free-to-Play Rip-Off!

392d ago ... First, I'd like to say, I have all three consoles and basically all AAA games as they come out! The console that I use everyday no matter what is the Xbox One! Why? Easy, my TV connects through it, and the voice controls with Kinect 2.0 work like a charm for me. It's not perfect but neither are we. Also, I'm no techie or graphic artist but I like the darker feel to some of the games on the X...
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April Contest Winners!

428d ago ... Congratulations, everyone! I'll have the May contests up soon. :) COMMENT LOTTERY: GRAND PRIZE: a PS4*! Congratulations, Qrphe!!! 3 Additional winners will get a $50 Amazon gift card! Those lucky commenters are: randomass171 WeAreLegion 14Feb-R BEST USER BLOG: 4 winners, a $50 Amazon Gift Card each! Honest Dragon Loves KH3 http://n4g.com/user/blogpost/honestdragon/526649 ht...

Interactivity and storytelling. Some thoughts.

478d ago ... I have long thought about game design concepts like narrative and interaction. Some have said there is a great divide between story-driven games and game play driven experiences. I'd postulate that there is a nuance that is often missed though. I believe story-based games are also gameplay-based. Just in a different way. Some thoughts of my own; most people would like a game that is inter...
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EU 26 April 2013
AU 26 April 2013
US 28 June 2013
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AU 26 April 2013
EU 26 April 2013
US 26 April 2013