Eldritch

As the name suggests, "Eldritch" takes the Deep Ones and Shoggoths of H. P. Lovecraft and plops them in the chunky, cubic voxelated dungeons of the modern roguelike. Armed with a dagger, a revolver, and a handful of spells and incantations, it's the player's job to survive without getting his consciousness boiled down to goo by some incomprehensible horror.

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Let's return to the age of green screens and full-motion video as the follow-up to 1998's "Overseer," "Tex Murphy: Tesla Effect," gets a lengthy new trailer.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War

"Valiant Hearts: The Great War," a new adventure game by a 10-person team at Ubisoft Montpelier, might be the most interesting new thing coming out of the mega-publisher's Digital Days event last week.

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Every Game of Thrones fans out there knows that the video game adaptations have been largely rubbish (or at least the ones who are into games to being with).

Thankfully, cartoonist Abel Alves has come up with his so-called 8-bit take on George R.R. Martin's ongoing fantasy epic, entitled simply enough, Game of Thrones: The 8bit Game.

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It's MewTwo vs. a prehistoric creature in the feature-length "Pokémon the Movie Genesect and the Legend Awakened," making its debut next month on Cartoon Network, along with a preview of the new series, "Pokémon the Series: XY."

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Deep Down

Earlier this morning, during a Sony press conference, Capcom producer Yoshinoro Ono took to the stage to present a new trailer for "Deep Down," his company's PlayStation 4-exclusive dragon-slashing game. Also, get this: despies the dank, murky dungeons on display, "Deep Down" actually takes place in New York City in 2094.

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Fans of "Mirror's Edge" were so hyped about EA's much-anticipated announcement of "Mirror's Edge 2," they decided to pay tribute to parkour heroine Faith by having someone jump off of buildings with a camera on their head.

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How did the long-lived RPG series help the flagging fortunes of developer Squaresoft in the late 80's? Documentary filmmaker Joshua Drew pieces together the history of the franchise from interviews and articles, assembling a portrait of a company teetering on the edge of bankruptcy and saved by one beloved franchise.

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It's when you're disoriented and a little lost in the dark and the battery on your camera starts chirping that "Outlast" is at its most effective. It's the part where "Outlast" attempts to tell its complicated and largely forgettable story about an evil corporation run amok and German spirits that the first effort from indie developer Red Barrels starts to falter. In fact, after a strong and largely unsettling first hour, "Outlast," the first-person horror game Red Barrels slips from fresh and frightening early on to tired and familiar by the time the final body drops.

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If you've played Quantic Dream's other titles, then you may come into "Beyond: Two Souls" with certain expectations about how this interactive narrative works. Some are dead-on while others--particularly some of the seamless branching--are a little less evident based on what you may have seen so far. Well, starting October 1st, PSN users will get a chance to control Jodie and her ghostly friend Aiden when "Beyond" gets a demo one week before the game's release.

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