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The Fancies 2021: merritt’s Top 10 Games of the Year

Games! Oh my god, games. These games rule. 10. Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective Were you into Where’s Waldo books as a kid? Labyrinth City: Pierre the Maze Detective is like one of those come to life — in fact, it’s an adaptation of a Japanese series of books with a similar premise…

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The Fancies 2021: Steven Nguyen Scaife Presents Great Indie Games

Throughout the year, I’ve done several lists of indie games. They feel, when I look back at them now, like a pretty respectable number altogether, but there’s a little itch in the back of my head that says there are more. And there are. Here are some. Astalon: Tears of…

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‘Exo One’ is Sonic the Hedgehog Meets 2001: A Space Odyssey

I love interesting traversal mechanics in games, whether it’s swinging around in Spider-Man 2, leaping over buildings in Prototype, or clamoring up mountains in Breath of the Wild. I also love exploring vast, lovingly-detailed alien worlds, which too often are merely the backdrop to frenetic action in games like Destiny 2. The newly-released Exo One mixes…

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