Previews

The Empire Strikes Back: Everything We Know About Star Wars Battlefront II

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by Luke Brown April 19, 2017 @ 3:11 PM
DICE
Nearly every major bit of media based in the Star Wars universe has focused on the Rebellion's fight against the evil Empire, or its successor, the First Order. This fall, EA studios DICE, Motive and Criterion will show us the other side of the coin in Star Wars Battlefront II. This fall's shooter sequel invites inside the inner ranks of the Empire as it attempts to push back against the Rebellion in the wake of the Battle of Endor.

PAX East 2017: Perception Proves Haunted Houses are Scarier When You’re Blind [Preview]

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by Sarah LeBoeuf April 3, 2017 @ 8:57 AM
Deep End Games
Perception takes narrative horror even further by throwing in a blind protagonist, whose only means of “seeing” is making noise to use echolocation—which is everything you’ve been taught not to do in horror games.

PAX East 2017: My Memory of Us is a Sad Fairy Tale About Friendship During the Holocaust [Preview]

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by Sarah LeBoeuf March 17, 2017 @ 3:30 PM
Juggler Games
If you stumbled upon My Memory of Us at IMGN.PRO’s booth on the PAX East show floor, you’d think it was rather innocuous. Look a little deeper, however, and you’ll see the real story of children coping with a historical horror with only friendship and their imaginations to guide the way.

PAX East 2017: Snake Pass is The First Great Herpetological Platformer [Preview]

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by Payton Knobeloch March 17, 2017 @ 1:30 PM
Sumo Digital
When I think of kicking back and relaxing, snakes would not be the first thing that come to mind. But putting the team behind LittleBigPlanet 3 in charge of a slithery puzzle-platformer may give it enough charm to change Indiana Jones’ mind.

PAX East 2017: The American Dream’s Take on Gun Culture is a Hilariously Dark Satire [Preview]

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by Sarah LeBoeuf March 17, 2017 @ 12:00 PM
Samurai Punk
The American Dream presents a 1950s world where “all of your everyday needs are solved with guns.” It’s a cleaned-up sitcom version of a decade plagued by civil rights unrest and communism hysteria, and guns play a central role in that imagined utopia.