Allow The Game's Creator To Walk You Through His Game

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Allow The Game's Creator To Walk You Through His Game

The Church in the Darkness is an upcoming game that examines ideas surrounding cult ideology from Richard Rouse III, whose known predominantly for his work on The Suffering. A new video for the game has Rouse walking you through the game's ins and outs.

You can check out the video below, which shows some of the game's "action-infiltration" gameplay. In the game, you are tasked with working your way into a 1970s radical group to learn the fate of your nephew, who has not messaged your family in some time. It's up to you to decide if he should stay with the group, or needs to come home.

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Meet The Cast Of Gravity Rush 2

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Gravity Rush 2, the sequel to 2012’s Vita original, brings Kat to a new setting with new people to meet. Today, we get a quick look at some of the characters she’ll encounter later this year.

The game moves from the town of Hekesville to a the floating mining settlement of Banga. Residents there mine gravity ore, a precious resource in Gravity Rush’s world.

Without Dusty, Kat’s feline friend who enables her to manipulate gravity, she’s at a bit of a disadvantage. Along with her friend, Syd, she’ll need to take odd jobs along the way to get by.

Hands-On With The Quirky And Cute Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor

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Hands-On With The Quirky And Cute Banjo-Kazooie Spiritual Successor

At this year's Gamescom, we played Playtonic Games' Yooka-Laylee, a 3D platformer created by several Rare veterans, known for games like Banjo-Kazooie and Donkey Kong Country. From its playful musical score to small details like its font choice, Yooka-Laylee is a love letter to older games. However, it's also a fantastic and adorable standalone experience that we loved.

Yooka-Laylee stars a chameleon (Yooka) and his purple bat friend (Laylee), as they set out on a journey filled with adventure. I explored a tropical island filled with temples, waterfalls, and numerous cliffs and platforms to leap from. The controls are easy to handle and the abilities fun to use, with Yooka's maneuvers feeling fluid. Yooka can perform a tail spin to attack enemies, roll around for more speed, use his tail as a spring to hop upwards, and pound the ground. Laylee, on the other hand, can use a sonar ability to activate things like a trigger to move a platform. Combined, Yooka and Laylee can also temporarily fly after performing a double jump. 

ToeJam & Earl Turn Up The Funk In New Trailer

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ToeJam & Earl Turn Up The Funk In New Trailer

The classic Genesis duo ToeJam & Earl are returning in 2017 with an all new adventure, ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove.

Adult Swim Games is bringing the pair back in a new title that features randomly generated levels, presents, couch-co op and online play with up to 4 players, and plenty of secrets and weird Earthlings to discover. In a new trailer, you can check out some of the gameplay, which looks incredibly true to the classic Genesis titles of yesteryear.

Watch the trailer below to get a solid look at some of the throwbacks and modern takes on ToeJam and Earl!

More Secrets Teased Within BioShock: The Collection

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More Secrets Teased Within BioShock: The Collection

Gamers can't wait to go back to Rapture on September 13 when the remastered BioShock: The Collection comes out on PS4 and Xbox One. Included within the collection – containing remasters of all three BioShock titles and their single-player DLC – is Imagining BioShock, a video series featuring creator Ken Levine and animation lead Shawn Robertson. The videos cover the original BioShock's humble origins and more.

The videos can be unlocked in the collection by finding golden reels within the game. Below are a couple teaser trailers (containing some spoilers for those who haven't played the game) for Imagining BioShock.

For more on our impression's of how the original BioShock plays in the collection, check out Mike's preview.

ReCore Mixes Platforming With Color-Coded Combat

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ReCore Mixes Platforming With Color-Coded Combat

ReCore is brought to us by Mega Man creator Keiji Inafune and his Comcept team, and by members of the Metroid Prime team at Armature. Mixing Metroid-style exploration with hopping and gunning similar to Mega Man, ReCore blends these elements into a unique experience of its own. Taking place on a hostile planet known as Far Eden after a failed terraforming project, Joule and her robotic companions fight for survival and attempt to save what's left of the human race. 

At Gamescom, we played a portion of ReCore and saw a presentation focusing on customization and the secrets spread around the planet's wasteland. Here are five things we learned.

Your Robot Companions Have Unique AbilitiesIn ReCore, you have three sidekicks, including the robotic dog Mack, the spider-like droid Seth, and the hard-hitting, mechanical ape Duncan. Each have a lethal strike in combat which deals large amounts of damage, and they all have their own unique skill sets to help you out of sticky situations. Seth can grapple onto vertical or hanging tracks as you hold onto him, to reach higher vantage points and new areas. Duncan's beast-like strength allows him to smash boulders which can unveil loot. Other times, large rocks can unleash enemies; in our demo, Seth broke apart a boulder which let loose a flying, mechanical caterpillar.

Spain’s Philip II Is All About Religious Victory In Civilization VI

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Spain’s Philip II Is All About Religious Victory In Civilization VI

When Civilization VI launches in October, it will bring with it a new kind of victory. Religion matters right off the bat, and converting more than 50 percent of the population to your faith will give you a win.

Spain’s Philip II is a prime candidate for making a run at the religious victory. With bonuses tied to spreading the empire across a number of continents, Spain and Philip are about rapid expansionism.

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Meet Mafia III’s Irish Mob Boss, Thomas Burke

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Meet Mafia III’s Irish Mob Boss, Thomas Burke

Mafia III has a diverse cast of characters, each with their own, violent motivations. Today, we’re introduced to Thomas Burke, who is out for revenge against the Marcano Crime family.

Burke became a target for the Marranos, which resulted in his leg being crippled and his son murdered. He finds himself in an alliance with Lincoln Clay under one condition: Burke gets to kill the man who attacked him.

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Coming To Early Access, Complete With Excellent PVP Mode

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Divinity: Original Sin 2 Coming To Early Access, Complete With Excellent PVP Mode

You might recall that way back in June 2014, we quite enjoyed a little RPG called Divinity: Original Sin. It earned a 9 from us, thanks engaging interactions with the environment and cool spell and effect interactions.

Its sequel is coming up on us quickly, with plans to arrive in early access in less than a month. The first build will include the first part of the campaign, but Larian is also including something pretty cool.

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NBA 2K17 Trailer Teases Gameplay Enhancements

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NBA 2K17 Trailer Teases Gameplay Enhancements

The next entry in the venerable NBA 2K franchise is slated to come out September 20, but a month out 2K Sports hasn't shown the game off to almost any press outlets or streamers. Hopefully the slow trickle of trailers and information turns into a deluge soon, with this gameplay trailer serving as the opening salvo of a campaign detailing the changes coming to MyCareer, online modes, and gameplay.

The NBA 2K17 video below features some new team intros, a tease at what looks like new player body types, aggressive rebounding animations, and some fantastic facial scans. See them for yourself:

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