Hood: Outlaws & Legends is a game of multiplayer medieval heists

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Hood: Outlaws & Legends is a game of multiplayer medieval heists

Hood: Outlaws & Legends offers a new take on the legend of Robin Hood. Rather than there being one gang of 'merry men' out to rob from the rich to give to the poor, in this gritty medieval world there are loads of outlaws looking to claim their share—and they seem a little more violent in how they go about it.

Impostor Factory trailer promises a wholesome apocalypse

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Impostor Factory trailer promises a wholesome apocalypse

I do like a good mystery, and right now there are few games as mysterious as Impostor Factory, the next (and seemingly final) entry in the To The Moon series, which claims to be a "wholesome celebration of the bloody end of the world." Developer Freebird Games has taken the emotional sci-fi/fantasy of To The Moon and Finding Paradise and chucked in Lovecraftian tentacles, bathroom-based time travel, murders and the end of the ruddy world. The latest trailer tells us everything and nothing, which is quite a feat.

Trump issues executive orders targeting Tencent's WeChat and TikTok apps

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Trump issues executive orders targeting Tencent's WeChat and TikTok apps

US President Donald Trump has issued an executive order banning any transactions related to WeChat, a popular messaging service which is owned by Chinese conglomerate Tencent Holdings. Announced in tandem with a similar order targeting social media service TikTok, the new restrictions will take effect in 45 days.

Control: AWE teaser confirms that Alan Wake is on the scene

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Control: AWE teaser confirms that Alan Wake is on the scene

We've assumed for awhile now that the second expansion to the most excellent third-person shooter Control, entitled AWE, would somehow cross over with Remedy's pre-Control cult hit Alan Wake. The title of the expansion is kind of a giveaway, for one thing, and various bits of Alan Wake lore is salted around in various spots throughout Control, too.

Spelunky 2 is coming in September

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Spelunky 2 is coming in September

Things have been fairly quiet on the Spelunky 2 front since it was announced in 2017, but developer Derek Yu said earlier this year that a release date announcement was getting "closer and closer." Today he delivered the goods, announcing during Sony's State of Play livestream that the game will be out on September 15.