The Paint-Splattering Racing Game Arrives Next Month

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The Paint-Splattering Racing Game Arrives Next Month

Trailblazers, an upcoming multiplayer racer from developer Supergonk, has its own unique twist. As you race toward the finish line, you also attempt to splatter the track with more ink than other players.

As our news editor Imran Khan pointed out in his best indies of PAX East round-up, Trailblazers is as if you combined Wipeout and Splatoon. At the end of a race, points are allotted towards not just who was quickest, but who covered most of the track with ink. Every lap, however, your splatters could get covered up by your opponents. You play in teams of 3v3.

Supergonk recently released a new trailer, which you can view below.

Aardman Studios, Digixart Bring WWI Back To Life In Painterly New Game

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Aardman Studios, Digixart Bring WWI Back To Life In Painterly New Game

Bandai Namco today announced that it would be publishing a new game set in World War I, called 11-11: Memories Retold. The narrative adventure is being developed by Aardman Animation Studios and DigixArt, and it features a striking visual design, as you can see in the game's first trailer.

The somber subject matter may seem at odds with Aardman Studio's most well-known productions, which include the whimsical Wallace and Gromit, but the studio doesn't see it that way. “Engaging audiences with compelling stories through animation is at the heart of what we are trying to do at Aardman," says founder Dave Sproxton. "With this project we want to produce an emotionally rich experience with distinctive visual character to help you understand what war is all about.” 

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Sonic Mania Plus Brings Two New Characters To The Game This July

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Sonic Mania Plus Brings Two New Characters To The Game This July

Sonic Mania Plus was unveiled back in March with a vague "summer" release window. Today, Sega has gotten specific, saying when in July players will be able to pick up the physical release.

The game is coming to PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch on July 17. Highlights of the enhanced edition (of an already excellent game) include two new playable characters – Mighty and Ray – as well as an expanded four-player component and a new encore mode. Check out the trailer below for a quick glimpse of Sonic's new heroes in action.

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Only '90s Kids Will Get This Upcoming Internet Sim

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Only '90s Kids Will Get This Upcoming Internet Sim

Indie studio Tendershoot has just announced its latest project, which is an eerily uncanny recreation of what browsing the web was like in the '90s. In Hypnospace Outlaw, players log on to the virtual network and customize their in-game PCs with wallpapers, screen savers, and software. Along the way, they'll be charged with enforcing rules like copyright theft and page vandalism.

Take a look at the announcement trailer below to see a glimpse of what the game looks like. The studio says if you're thinking "Geocities: The Game," you're on the right track.

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Versatile Vehicles Add Smashing Strategies

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Versatile Vehicles Add Smashing Strategies

A new trailer for Codemasters' destructive racing title Onrush gives great details on the game's vehicle classes and their unique abilities. There's a tool for every job, and each of the eight classes brings some significant advantages to the table.

Onrush is all about taking out any opponents in your way, but the classes' abilities go further by enabling gameplay strategies that could make this title about more than just naked aggression. Draining or disabling an opponent's boost ability, helping nearby teammates in a variety of ways, blinding competitors with your gravestone, and much more give you plenty of options.

Full a full list of each of the classes' particulars head over to the game's official blog, and be sure to check out the video below.

The Indie Adventure Game Explains Itself

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The Indie Adventure Game Explains Itself

The Swords of Ditto, a game that combines old-school Zelda inspirations with modern roguelike-lite mentalities, is out tomorrow, so its launch trailer is here today!

You can check out the trailer below with its cute animation explaining the basic concept of the game. Players go through generations of heroes in an effort to get stronger and get more items during runs and defeat the villain taking over the island. Successful attempts result in a happier island, while failed attempts lead to a century of oppressive rule.

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Our Thoughts After Two Intense Hours

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Our Thoughts After Two Intense Hours

Director David Cage and his team at Quantic Dream like to take risks, not all of which have paid off. In a way, it’s encouraging to see a team constantly push the boundaries of interactive storytelling, but this boldness has also certainly brought controversy and criticism. Even so, Quantic Dream never dials back, and Detroit: Become Human is its most ambitious project to date. This became more clear to me after playing through its first two hours and chatting with creator David Cage at a recent press event. With only a month until launch, here’s what you need to know about Detroit: Become Human.

A Scary Glimpse Into Our Potential Future

From people perpetually glued to their smartphones to the emergence of self-driving automobiles, technological advancement is an intriguing topic right now. What if our future is filled with robots who can ease our burdens and complete tasks incomparably? Detroit: Become Human begins with a grandiose statement, “This is not just a story. This is our future.” 

Horror Title Releases Next Month

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Horror Title Releases Next Month

Agony, an upcoming first-person horror game set in hell, is releasing next month. You make your way through the frightening underworld with the use of special abilities that allow you to control other beings and possess demons as you attempt to find the mythical Red Goddess.

The new release date was announced via a trailer, which you can view below. 

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An Experimental Game About A Young Boy With Mental Illness

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An Experimental Game About A Young Boy With Mental Illness

To Leave is an upcoming game from Ecuadorian studio Freaky Creations. It's the studio's first title and has been in development for six years. To Leave tells the tale of Harm, a young man battling mental illness who finds a magical flying door that could help solve many of both his problems and the world's problems.

The protagonist, named Harm, deals with manic depression, and the team wants to portray these difficulties in the gameplay as well. "...To Leave makes use of several points of view and game-genres to convey that experience," writes creative director  Estefano Palacios T. on the PlayStation Blog.

Much of the gameplay consists of you navigating through dreamlike sequences, where Harm holds onto the flying door for dear life as you navigate him through obstacles. You can view the trailer below.

First Teaser Trailer Shows Sam, A Bike, And A Bunch Of Baddies

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First Teaser Trailer Shows Sam, A Bike, And A Bunch Of Baddies

Croteam has revealed a teaser trailer for its upcoming Serious Sam 4: Planet Badass, which shows the titular character and a bunch of his closest friends.

There's not too much to the clip, but it's fun to see Sam again, as well as one of those creepy headless guys with bombs for hands. We won't have to wait too long for additional information – Croteam says more information, including the official announcement for the game, will be coming at E3, during Devolver Digital's press conference. 

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