BURIED STARS
How is almost any anime different, whether it's an RPG, a TV series, or a visual novel? Excessive pop-eyed characters, frilly outfits / hairstyles, hints of sexual perversion and, in…

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ALFRED HITCHCOCK — VERTIGO
Alfred Hitchcock's "Vertigo" is considered one of the cult director's finest works, with 846 critics putting it in first place on Sight & Sound's list of the greatest films (previously…

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SAM & MAX: BEYOND TIME AND SPACE REMASTERED
The Sam & Max Save the World remaster came out last December. Then the developers from the Skunkape team assured us that the rest of the seasons would sooner or…

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BURIED STARS
How is almost any anime different, whether it's an RPG, a TV series, or a visual novel? Excessive pop-eyed characters, frilly outfits / hairstyles, hints of sexual perversion and, in…

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ASPIRE: INA'S TALE
Almost immediately after the announcement of Aspire: Ina's Tale, they began to compare with Gris. And that was a game, as you know, not only devastatingly beautiful, but also capable…

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FATAL FRAME / PROJECT ZERO: MAIDEN OF BLACK WATER

Many devoted PC-boyars have probably heard something about the Japanese horror series Fatal Frame (known in their homeland as Project Zero), which was once almost on an equal footing with Silent Hill. But they couldn’t try it in person. Only now, on the occasion of Halloween and the 20th anniversary of the series, at least some game from this franchise has reached the PC for the first time, namely the fifth Fatal Frame: Maiden of Black Water. The original was released in 2015 exclusively on Wii U, so the current re-release visited all other key platforms for the first time. Continue reading

UNDERNAUTS: LABYRINTH OF YOMI

Horror in the dungeons and more
Horror in Undernauts: Labyrinth of Yomi is driven by the story, art design, and atmosphere. The action takes place in Yomi. In Japanese folklore, this is actually Hell, the land of the dead, and in the game it is a strange complex and labyrinth that suddenly appeared in the 70s of the last century in the vicinity of Tokyo. It’s scary, dark and there are not always living monsters around, but it’s also full of especially valuable resources. Therefore, corporations regularly send groups of specially trained stalkers (titular Undernauts) to their extraction, in fact, exploiting them mercilessly. Continue reading

WHY DUALSENSE IS A GREAT GIFT

Many computer games are convenient on the gamepad: fighting games, racing, 2D and 3D platformers. Some people are more comfortable with action games with shooters, especially if they have aim assist. In terms of connectivity, the DualSense is just as easy to use as other gamepads, especially if you play through Steam, where support for this controller was added back in November last year. All you need to do is connect it with a USB-C to USB-A cable or, if you prefer to play wirelessly, use a Bluetooth adapter. Continue reading

WHITE SHADOWS
We are not welcome here The game immediately warns about the topics that will be raised in it. Here and racism, and xenophobia, and violence with forced labor. There is…

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CONWAY: DISAPPEARANCE AT DAHLIA VIEW
Connoisseurs of good English detectives, the gaming industry, to put it mildly, does not indulge. But in November, they were rewarded in many ways for their expectations. This is not…

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BLUE REFLECTION: SECOND LIGHT
The Blue Reflection dilogy is somewhat similar to Persona - here, too, a lot is built around emotions and inner experiences, the characters enter worlds created by memories, fight demons…

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