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A Plague Tale: Innocence is an emotional journey in the heart of the swarm

You don’t see video games based on the infamous Black Plague hitting store shelves every day. While it suffers from a few technical hiccups and some repetitive gameplay elements, A Plague Tale: Innocence is an example onfhow to games can approach grim historical periods in emotionally resonant ways. It casts the plague itself as backdrop…

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Video Game Review: The Surge (PS4, 2017) will be familiar to Souls fans but has a few tricks of its own

The Surge is a game that we’ve seen before. But despite taking combat elements from games like Dark Souls and Bloodborne, in addition to their world-building and narrative tropes, The Surge  finds room to stand on its own, paving the way for an action-RPG experience that is mostly successful.

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