co-open

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“co-open” by lowpolis (rayzones & Yaffle), Kyle Yerhot, fricochet, Fallon, cool_swords, Scarlet Winter, Sam Machell, Colin Le Duc, samb_rules, Vinzenz, Autumn Rain, Jerry Vishnevsky, Rémi Le Gallo, aido & …
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Night Running

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“Night Running” by Zheng Fang. “[A] video game about softness, hardness, opaqueness, transparency, sex, violence, love, hate, confusion, and misinterpretation.” Misinterpretation is one of the themes “Night Running” deals with, and so it may very well be that my own…
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There You Are

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“There You Are” by Rong Deng, Rui Huang, Yu Yang, Adam Morina, Randen Banuelos, Guangdi Jiang, Yuwei Lin, Mengyuan Guo, Alysha G. Bermudez, Nia Baker, Demetri Bouzos, Aubrey Isaacman, Lazybeam, DiipSilence & Michelle Ma.…
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The Hayseed Knight

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“The Hayseed Knight” by Maxi Molina Juan, Benjamin Beziat, Alejandro García Cutillas, Stan Kuschick, Joe Goffeney, Melody Muze, Travis Lindsey, Shishishiena, Tim Lewis, Kameron Watson, Cassie Ewulu, Anjali Kunapaneni…
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Beacon Pines

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“Beacon Pines” by Hiding Spot Games. “[A] cute and creepy adventure game within a magical storybook. You play as both the reader of the book and its main character, Luka. Explore the town to find word charms. Use your …
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Trash the Planet

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“Trash the Planet” by This Game Is Haunted (Nick Cummings, Ben Morgan, Sarah Morgan, Bryan Brunt & Chris Balcom). “[A resource management] game that subverts clicker mechanics to serve its narrative rather than manipulate the …
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The Space in Between

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“The Space in Between” by Sondering Studios (Emily Pitcher, Elizabeth Han, Julia Lee, Wei, Alan Guan, Richard Cheng, Hayden Nuyens & Ray Hsiao). “[This game is] an emotional dating [simulation] about Asian-American identity, mental health, …
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THAT NIGHT, STEEPED BY BLOOD RIVER

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“THAT NIGHT, STEEPED BY BLOOD RIVER” by Taylor Swietanski. Rarely have I played a game that refuses its own descriptiveness as much as “THAT NIGHT, STEEPED BY BLOOD RIVER”. It is like a mystery that everyone can see, but …
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