Backbone is a detective game without deduction

Good detective games are rare. The deductive process of interviewing witnesses, gathering evidence, and putting together clues to come to a climactic conclusion to a thriller is difficult to pack into the confines of a video game, so very few developers have attempted to create a detective game over the decades. has been around. The genre flourished in the 1990s, ...

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The best fitness video games

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Angels manager says Ohtani will pitch, touchdown at All-Star Game

Japanese sensation Shohei Ohtani will pitch and strike for the American League in next week’s All-Star game, Los Angeles Angels manager Joe Maddon confirmed on Monday. Maddon said he and Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash, who drives the AL All-Star team, have previously discussed a plan for Ohtani for the July 13 game at Coors Field in Denver. Details ...

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Baseball-Japan and South Korea retain advantage in East-West clash

March 17, 2019; Tokyo, Japan; Yomiuri Giants shortstop Hayato Sakamoto (6) ended up throwing the ball to first base to complete a double play in the ninth inning against the Seattle Mariners at the Tokyo Dome. Mandatory Credit: Darren Yamashita-USA TODAY Sports / File Photo OAKLAND, Calif., July 5 (Reuters) – Japan and South Korea are favorites in the Tokyo ...

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Atari wants to create “premium” PC games again

Atari will move away from mobile and free-to-play games in favor of “a strong pipeline of premium games” for PC and consoles, the company announced today. A portion of its current mobile offerings, including Atari Combat: Tank Fury and Ninja Fury, will be discontinued or sold, while “hit games with a loyal user base” will be allowed to remain. The ...

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14 Upcoming Indie Gaming Gems That Will Fill Your Wish List

Picture: Pancake games / Kotaku With this fourth collection, that’s 44 indie games covered on Kotaku today! I engaged, and overall seriously, each one of them just contains extraordinary-games you would never have heard of elsewhere. No difference here. Another collection of fascinating projects that you will probably never see on another major gaming site. Peglin makes me so happy ...

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Maine teenager wins $ 98,000 college scholarship for video game design

CARMEL, ME (WABI) – For some children, video games can be a distraction from school. But for a teenager from Carmel, a play hobby turned into his ticket to college. Daniel Brower played his first video game with his father when he was only three years old. It wasn’t long before he knew he wanted to make a career out ...

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Fortnite leakers say Lebron James is coming to the game as an Icon Series skin

It seems very likely that NBA superstar Lebron James will take his place in Fortnite soon. Dataminers Hypex and Shiina both say James will be added as an Icon Series skin in the next game update. Shiina made the initial statement about James arriving as the Icon Series skin, while Hypex gave more details, including that players can earn rewards ...

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Cardinals vs Giants odds, line: 2021 MLB pick, prediction for July 5th from proven computer model

The St. Louis Cardinals will look to turn things around when they face the San Francisco Giants in a key National League game on Monday. The Cardinals (41-44), who are just 5-5 in their last 10 games, have lost two in a row and three of four. The Giants (53-30), who are 6-4 in their last 10 games, have three ...

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10 retro indie games to evoke your favorite games from the past

Picture: Graverobber / Kotaku Foundation Of course now Indie-Penance Day became such an instituteution in the gaming industry since its inception this morning, that people are starting to get nostalgic about it all. To meet that need, here are ten indie games you’ve probably never seen before that evoke gaming eras from past. OmegaBot gives off that warm atmosphere of ...

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