ANNAPURNA INTERACTIVE

Square Enix’s Reluctance to Comment on Nier Mod Only Added to the Hype

On this week’s Thanks for the Knowledge, our very own Imran Khan is guest-hosting with special guest and reporter at IGN, Rebekah Valentine, to go over the latest headlines in games and entertainment. Tune in to hear them talk about all of the latest Marvel news out of Comic Con,…

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PODCASTS

Stray Explores Humanity’s Impact From the (Cat) Eyes of Those Left Behind

On the latest 99 Potions, we’re reviewing that cat game you’ve probably seen all over your social feeds: Stray. Join expert cat owners Nerium Strom, Fūnk-é Joseph, and I as we dive into what makes this simple and linear game so special despite a few stumbles. But what would a…

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PODCASTS

We Showed Our Cats the Trailer to Cat-Game Stray

Alongside the PlayStation 5, Sony showcased a few games that would be coming to the console in its June 2020 “Future of Gaming” showcase event. One of those titles, the cat game Stray, immediately caught the attention of every cat owner in the world because it looked a lot like…

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FEATURES

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The Top 10 Cat Behaviors My Kitties and I Want From the Upcoming Stray

Like my colleague Funk-e, I seriously cannot wait for Stray, the cat-adventure game that’s steadily climbed the Steam charts (not unlike a curious feline!). The game’s Steam page offers a lot of promise: “Stray is a third-person cat adventure game set amidst the detailed, neon-lit alleys of a decaying cybercity…

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FEATURES

Cat-Game Stray Climbs Steam Current Top Seller Charts

So the other day I figured out that my Google Home can make a cat sound if I ask it to do so. I saw my own cat, Robo, discover that this weird light-up thing in the corner of the room is making sounds during a weirdly lengthy explanation to…

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NEWS

The Myriad Challenges of Designing 12 Minutes’ Time Loop

Annapurna Interactive’s 12 Minutes presents a peculiar premise: Every 12 minutes, the scene resets. An intruder breaks into your home and your wife is murdered. Stuck in a time loop, you have to find ways to save her by replaying that night over and over in real time. The game…

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FEATURES

The Star-Studded Cast of Twelve Minutes Speaks Ahead of Its Release Later This Month

Twelve Minutes, developed by Luis Antonio and published by Annapurna Interactive, will be out in less than two weeks. The highly anticipated indie game, which has been in development since before 2015, features a star-studded cast composed of James McAvoy, Daisy Ridley, and Willem Dafoe. The three have provided more…

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NEWS

ICYMI: Here’s Everything from Annapurna’s Showcase

Annapurna Interactive, the game-publishing wing of the indie movie studio, held their first-ever stream today showing off new and announced games and partnerships. The studio is well known for their largely narrative-driven and aesthetically bold game releases and this stream was no different. The Artful Escape, which was seen a…

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NEWS

ICYMI: Every New Game Announced During Today’s PlayStation 5 Reveal

Well folks, we made it. The PlayStation 5 was officially unveiled today during a two-hour livestream event, wherein we all learned that its design is a lot more, uh, interesting than many of us (read: me) anticipated, and that Sony is still leaning heavily on the whole “console exclusive” thing…

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NEWS

Outer Wilds is Best Played with a Co-pilot

I was pretty sure I was going to dig Outer Wilds, Mobius Digital’s impressive space exploration/puzzle adventure. My recent coworker Austin Walker recommended it highly, as one of those special experiences that resists easy explanation, but offers a sense of genuine wonder. Space exploration? Chill vibes? Mystery and puzzles and…

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Surprise, Outer Wilds Lands on PS4 Next Tuesday, Oct. 15

One of the very best games of the year thus far, Outer Wilds, is coming to the PlayStation 4 next Tuesday, October 15. The surprise announcement, made on the Official PlayStation Blog by producer Kelsey Rice, comes almost five months after the game’s original launch on Xbox One and PC…

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