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Posts tagged “Daedalic Entertainment”

Get 11 Daedalic games for £12 / $15 in the latest Humble Bundle

Just when you thought their Warhammer and Summer Adventure Games bundles had got you covered, those mad folk at Humble have gone and rustled up another crate full of games for your bingeing pleasure. This time, it's centred around the greatest hits of adventure game specialist Daedalic Entertainment, with 11 games bundled up for £12 / $15. Highlights include Ken Follett's The Pillars Of The…

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Here’s your first look at Lord Of The Rings: Gollum

Some of the very first screenshots from Daedalic Entertainment's The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum have appeared on the internet, and it looks fairly decent. The image above is one of the better ones to get a look at how the titular cave gremlin will look, and he sure does look like Gollum. The developers said previously that this iteration of him wouldn't look like…

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Win fights by turning back time in RPG Iron Danger

If you're fed up of typical dungeon drubbing, Iron Danger is worth a look. It's an RPG with real-time-tactics combat, a la Shadow Tactics, except you're more likely to throw a fireball at a goblin than stealthstab a samurai. That's interesting enough, but the real twist is your ability to turn back time. It's an RPG where you can never die, and it's out right…

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Feature: Snow joke

The Suicide Of Rachel Foster review

If you couldn't tell from the title, The Suicide Of Rachel Foster makes sure you know it's about proper issues with one of them big content warning screens up front. Normally these feel a bit like grandstanding. There are sensible ways to deliver content warnings, and a game signposting that it is extremely serious business in massive white letters on a black background usually means…

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Stealth action game Lord Of The Rings: Gollum won’t look like the movies

If you haven't heard about The Lord Of The Rings: Gollum, I am right there with you. The upcoming middle earth game from Daedalic Entertainment was announced early in 2019 with what sounds like very few details carved in stone aside from the main character. Daedalic are back this year to remind us that it exists and reiterate plans to release the game in 2021.

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Feature: Danse Macabre

Felix The Reaper review

Felix The Reaper is a master of distraction. Instead of making him rush to move shadows about so he can set up elaborately fatal traps, all I want to do is watch this chubby lil' reaper bust endless moves to the beat of his Walkman. and I mean moves: it would be ridiculous to call these "idle animations", because this groovin' dealer of death simply…

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Screenshot Saturday Sundays: canine kickflips, melancholic moons, and dancing death

Screenshot Saturday! A day to take a look at some games that don’t yet exist, may become entirely different things at any moment, and yet still pique the interest for what they are right now. This week: one Halloween-y pooch, some extremely relaxing stargazing, and a semi-virtual dance off.

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Ambitious RTS A Year Of Rain rallies the troops for a November launch

Ignoring that not one of A Year Of Rain's screenshots contains a drop of precipitation, Daedalic Entertainment's upcoming co-op RTS is shaping up quite nicely. They don't make 'em like this anymore, I'll tell you that. Warcraft 4 might not be happening anytime soon, but A Year Of Rain looks awfully like a long-lost fourth game from a world where Blizzard's MMO explosion never happened.…

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Premature Evaluation: Unrailed

I am repeatedly amazed by my ability to be bullied in almost any social situation, no matter how narrow the means of communication. I’m fairly certain I could be dissed by semaphore, or slagged off over morse code. In four-player co-operative track building game Unrailed you can only express yourself using four emojis and a few resource icons, but even that is enough verbal bandwidth…

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The Joy Of being dead in Barotrauma

The submarine is filling with seawater and nobody left alive is doing anything about it. The captain is calmly discussing the battery life of his headset radio with the ship’s doctor, who is standing still on the upper decks fiddling with his inventory. Two decks below them a ravenous trio of giant, shrimp-like sea creatures are burrowing from crew quarters to medical bay, flooding the…

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E3 2019 games – every game confirmed

They just keep coming don't they? A lot of games were announced at E3 2019, things that we didn't know about, as well as stuff that's previously announced, or expansions to already released games. Now, to the casual outsider, what we're doing might seem absolutely nuts, but we thought we'd put together an alphabetical list of all the PC games that have been confirmed to…

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16-player space submarine simulator Barotrauma plunges into early access next month

They say that before you agree to marry someone, you should go on a long trip with them. Perhaps all the way into space, in an airtight submarine plagued by maintenance issues and alien attacks. What I’m saying here is that if you and 15 friends can get together and survive the chaos of Barotrauma intact, it’s only logical that your next move is to…

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Unrailed is boarding the Early Access train this summer and it’s an absolute riot

If you’ve ever played Mini Metro, but thought your solo subway planning adventures would be dramatically improved by having another pair of hands in the mix, then make sure you book a seat for Unrailed [official site]. Unrailed, styled as Unrailed! as if it's being shouted at you with excitement, is a co-op rail-planning puzzler from Swiss developer Indoor Astronaut that will be pulling into…

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Lord Of The Rings – Gollum is an upcoming adventure game from Daedalic that’s still in the shadows

Light the beacons of Gondor, there’s a new licensed Tolkien game on the horizon. The Lord Of The Rings – Gollum will be an action-adventure game featuring everyone’s favourite Ring-obsessed creature, and is being made by Daedalic Entertainment, the makers of the Deponia series and The Pillars Of The Earth. It's still in the extremely early stages of development, and is aiming for a 2021…

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Feature: War makes monsters of us all

A Year Of Rain is an accessible if ambitious upcoming co-op RTS

I was nervous, sitting down to play A Year Of Rain. I don’t have a lot of experience with real-time strategy games, and even though technical director Nick Prühs had explained some of the accessibility features, it still looked intimidating. Plus, as a co-op and a competitive game, it has twice the number of people available to embarrass myself in front of. As I dug…

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Feature: Cyberpunk is so hot right now

State Of Mind review

For me, cyberpunk fiction has two tropes which shape pretty much everything about its stories. Firstly, the protagonist is always on some kind of fake quest, trying to discover something about their world; they then instead end up discovering their own values, history, past; their very self. Secondly, robots, AIs, cybernetic hybrids etc are almost always revealed to have some fundamental humanity that none of…

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The Pillars of the Earth’s third and final book is out now

The Pillars of the Earth is a historical novel (the real kind, with pages and everything) dense with intrigue, murder and revenge centered around a fictional 12th century English town's plans to erect a cathedral. Adapted to digital, interactive format in a style not entirely unlike Telltale's choose-your-own-adventures by experienced point-and-clicker creators Daedalic, by all accounts, this is something I would have deeply enjoyed, having eagerly consumed…

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Have you played… Commandos: Behind Enemy Lines?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day, perhaps for all time.Commandos was hard. It looked like an RTS but it wasn’t like Red Alert. That confused me. Your small band of soldiers need to be in the right place, at the right time, or else the plan would go to hell. Levels were puzzles that required patience…

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Ken Follett’s The Pillars Of The Earth (chapters 1-7) review

Ken Follett's The Pillars of the Earth [official site] is a book which passed me by, even though I've devoured historical novels which must have been sitting mere inches away on the shelves of the library. The action of the story orbits the building of a cathedral in the town of Kingsbridge in 12th century England. My experience of the story comes solely from Daedelic's…

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