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Posts tagged “Hazelight Studios”

Feature: Listen or we'll make you listen

Podcast: Good game, bad story

“I love to shoot the men!” you shout, as you pump 100 bullets into the prostrate torso of a dead soldier in Far Cry 5. “I’m so glad there are no cutscenes to-- THWOCK. “Oh no.” And lo, the lord delivered unto ye a sermon of the highest tedium, and the Four Ubisoft Writers of the Apocalypse rode over the earth and reaped the souls…

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Feature: How great is this escape?

A Way Out review

At its very best, two player co-op game A Way Out explores a counterintuitive truth: that conflict is a necessary step towards good teamwork. It’s a prison break game about two men, Vincent and Leo, incarcerated in an American prison. Vincent is a cool-headed strategist who solves problems using his words rather than his fists, while Leo is a young hothead who would rather strike…

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A Way Out’s online co-op is playable with just one copy of the game

There's good news for those anticipating the upcoming cooperative prison break A Way Out - you only need one copy of the game to play online co-op with a friend. A Way Out is coming from the creators of Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and tells the tale of two prisoners (Leo and Vincent) making their daring escape from prison. However, the game must be played…

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A Way Out is a co-op prison break game from Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons dev

Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is one of the best co-op games I've ever played, which is remarkable because it's a singleplayer game. One of its creators, film-maker Josef Fares, has announced a new game as part of Electronic Arts' EA Originals indie label. A Way Out [official site] is a split-screen two-player prison break game, so naturally I'm calling it Brothers: A Tale…

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Brothers Creator Now Riding The Rails At Hazelight

Single-player co-op tearjerker Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons was an unexpectedly touching game from Starbreeze, the Swedish lot best known for fine games about shooting men in the face. Might it be the first of many sappy games from Starbreeze? Well, probably not. Brothers creator Josef Fares has formed a new studio, Hazelight, with several members of the Brothers team. Their first game is…

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