Deconstructionteam’s The Red Strings Club launched on Steam last January, and while its incredible pixel art, which was reminiscent of the old Lucasarts point-and-click adventure games I played as a kid, instantly grabbed my attention, the game sat on my wish list for months before I received a free copy from Twitch Prime late last year.

The official Steam page describes it as “ a cyberpunk narrative experience about fate and happiness featuring the extensive use of pottery, bartending and impersonating people on the phone to take down a corporate conspiracy.” …


I’ve been regularly listening to Lena Raine’s soundtrack to 2018’s indie knockout Celeste for a little over a year now, but I hadn’t actually played the game until this month. Intending to pick up the Switch port to play through over the holiday break last Christmas, I decided to put it off just one more month when Microsoft announced that the game would be coming to Games with Gold for January. Although it had been on my wishlist for more than a year by that point, I found it was easy to procrastinate actually playing the game because I’d led…

Clutch is a community for content creators and an app for iOS and Android devices that allows users to import, edit, and share their game video captures with one another. Simply download the app, create an account, and connect it to your Xbox gamertag or Playstation Network ID to start sharing.

Epic Games’ Fortnite is a modern gaming sensation with over 40 million confirmed downloads across smartphones, consoles, and PC. Blending the tense and often chaotic action of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds with Minecraft-inspired resource gathering and building and a charming aesthetic that appeals to casual and dedicated players alike, Fortnite’s Battle…

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