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'Cannibal Abduction' Console Review: PSX Lo-fi Horror Done Right

Suppose the spike in the popularity of analog horror has taught us anything. In that case, it’s that AAA polish and achingly realistic gore are far from the only ways to achieve video game greatness. While I and many others could wax lyrical about the chilling, cinematic beauty of fresh releases like Alan Wake 2. That doesn’t discount the appeal of the classics. In fact, many horror lovers like me also actively seek out titles that can emulate the gritty, lo-fi feel of 1990s survival horror.


These are the Best Scary Games on Steam Deck

Looking for something spooky to play on your Steam Deck? Here's our list of the top horror experiences worth playing for halloween.

Whether you’re looking to get into the Halloween mood or just hoping to get your fix of fright, you might be on the look out for a spooky addition to your Steam Deck library. Well, we’re here to help you on your hunt for horror!

From creeping psychological horror to outright jump-scare fests, we’ve compiled a list of the best scary games on Steam Deck.

The best smart lights in 2023

Choosing the best smart lights is a crucial part of building your perfect smart home. We have finite time in the day and this is time we should aim to fill with as much recreation and restoration time as is physically possible. So there’s just something ceaselessly cool about avoiding the tedium of micro-tasks like flicking switches and pushing buttons in favour of calling upon your trusty smart assistant to complete them for you.

As the sci-fi concepts of yesterday turn into the products of to

Baldur’s Gate 3 players “humiliated” after decrypting ridiculous runes

This “cheeky” Baldur’s Gate 3 Easter egg has players seriously regretting their character customization choices.

Many players, when customizing their character in Baldur’s Gate 3, aim to create someone that looks like a complex hero worthy of the adventure they become embroiled in. What better addition to spice up their look than a couple of tats? Thankfully, you have plenty of options when it comes to body art.

A full face of Infernal runes tattoos might catch your eye, especially if your Tav

Dark and Darker Class Tier List | Best Classes Ranked (November 2023)

Given that Dark and Darker is in early access, you can expect the balance of the game's classes to still be in flux. Nonetheless, there are some classes that have just risen above the rest. This tier list will rank all eight of the Dark and Darker classes, taking into consideration factors like versatility, difficulty, trios and solo queue viability, and skill ceiling.

Here's how to interpret each tier:
• S - Near perfection. The best c

Disney Lorcana: The First Chapter - Release date and card list

Following the success of Villainous, Disney is bibbidi bobbidi booing its way into your tabletop game collection once again. Beloved characters from the company's animated history are now stars of their new trading card game, Lorcana. If this sounds like your bag, you'll want the rundown on Disney Lorcana: The First Chapter's release date and card list.

In addition to letting you in on the release date of The First Chapter, we'll also provide the full card list. There are 216 cards in total in

Baldur’s Gate 3 Withers bug leaves nothing to the imagination

A poorly-timed glitch in the epilogue of Baldur’s Gate 3 sees Withers enter his nudist arc.

Baldur’s Gate 3 certainly doesn’t lack spice. There’s plenty of opportunity for intimate moments with the game’s romanceable characters — some of whom, it turns out, are pretty questionable.

Whether your player character is in for establishing a passionate relationship or is just a frequent patron at Sharess’ Caress, you’ll likely come across some adult content during your playtime. Yet, it turns out Ba

How to get a Scan Jammer in Starfield

In Starfield, scan jammers are a valuable part of a space smuggler’s toolkit. As rewarding as transporting and selling contraband can be, it also presents its fair share of risk. If you happen to get caught, you’ll be arrested and have your merchandise confiscated.

When entering any of the major settlements in Starfield, authorities will scan your spacecraft for black-market goods. If you have illegal items in your character inventory when the scan happens, you’re certain to be rumbled. Stowing

Sea Of Stars (PC) REVIEW - A Shining Example

Nostalgia is a powerful thing. Drawing on the visual language of everyone’s favourite titles of yesteryear is one of the most surefire ways to capture an audience. Like food from your childhood, retro-inspired games just seem to offer a comforting sense of familiarity for many people. By the same token though, you can become blinded by nostalgia. Sometimes, you take a moment to properly examine the Lunchables you were so excited about as a child and you realise its sad, wet ham is pretty gross.

Diablo 4 players hot under the collar for new “lewd” cosmetic

Diablo 4’s new rogue cosmetic set doesn’t leave a whole lot to the imagination, but that’s not the only reason players are feeling heated.

Blizzard have just dropped ‘Beauty in Sin’, a new Diablo 4 cosmetic set specific to Rogues. The variation of the set for the female body type is a detailed reproduction of the costume worn by pop artist, Halsey in the music video for Lilith (Diablo IV Anthem).

The ensemble consists of a large collar-like choker, a bustier with a plunging neckline, high leg

These are the Best Anime games on Steam Deck

What games based on popular anime are available on the Steam Deck? Let's take a look at some of the very best anime games that are marked as either Verified or Playable on Valve's handheld PC.

If you’re an otaku looking to grow your Steam Deck’s library, you’re probably familiar with the struggle of navigating the store’s anime tag. Along with being plagued by NSFW shovelware, the tag is pretty commonly misattributed to games that have little to do with the medium.

The process can be a headach

Dead by Daylight players call out “scammy” Naughty Bear discount

A “false” discount advertised on the new Naughty Bear skin has Dead by Daylight players feeling irate.

At face value, the idea of complaining about an advertised discount might seem ridiculous. Especially so, given the fact that you’re more accustomed to hearing players complain about the price of Dead by Daylight cosmetics being too high.

However, one player has prompted a heated conversation on r/deadbydaylight around the ethics of Behaviour Interactive advertising their Naughty Bear skin as

Fortnite players demand refunds for newly age-restricted cosmetics

The introduction of new content ratings on Fortnite Creative islands has resulted in restrictions on equipping cosmetics. Some players are majorly frustrated by the move, which they call “the worst update in the history of the game.”

Whether through earning them in the battle pass or buying them in the item shop, long-time Fortnite players will have no doubt accumulated quite a locker of cosmetics.

With Fortnite’s most recent update, Epic introduced age and content ratings for each Fortnite Cr

Baldur’s Gate 3 players keen to adopt another camp pet

Fans of Baldur’s Gate 3 want to bring a new pet back to their camp. Please let them keep it, Larian. They promise they’ll feed it and walk it and give it scritches every day.

After an intense battle or some high-stakes dialogue, there’s really nothing no better way to decompress than kicking it with your pets. Scratch and the owlbear cub are already two well-established good boys in the hearts of Baldur’s Gate 3 fans. However, players on r/BaldursGate3 are keen to make another addition to their

Baldur’s Gate 3 players disappointed by Spore Druids

Baldur’s Gate 3 Circle of Spores Druid players feel as though the subclass is lacking a key element.

The 12 classes and 46 subclasses available to choose from in Baldur’s Gate 3 not only provide players with plenty of freedom when it comes to combat but also introduce some unique roleplaying elements. Whether you’re a Barbarian raging out or a Cleric praising your God, there are several opportunities to express your character’s calling in their dialogue.

However, not every subclass reaches its

Baldur’s Gate 3 glitch causes Astarion to give awkward forehead kisses

After a recent Baldur’s Gate 3 hotfix, an issue with Astarion’s new kissing animation is causing the usually suave Elf to fumble during romantic moments.

With him being one of the most thirsted-after companions in Baldur’s Gate 3, there’s certainly an appetite among fans for more Astarion romance content. As a small part of the recently implemented Hotfix #10, Larian provided just that.

The update resulted in a marked improvement on Astarion’s Patch #4’s snog. During this, he grimaced or stare

Baldur’s Gate 3 players can’t get enough of these unintentionally hilarious moments

While there are plenty of funny scenes in its script, these coincidental Baldur’s Gate 3 moments really had players cracking up.

The story of Baldur’s Gate 3 captures a wide spectrum of emotion. From the thrill of combat, to the heartbreak of loss, to the sweetness of budding romance — you’re pretty much guaranteed to feel all the feels.

However, things aren’t always so high-stakes. It’s common for companions to come out with goofy and lighthearted quips in their downtime. Not to mention, ther

Baldur’s Gate 3 Paladins share ridiculous reasons for breaking Oath

Baldur’s Gate 3 players are coming across some of the oddest ways to become an Oathbreaker Paladin.

Through leveling up your Baldur’s Gate 3 character, you’ll become familiar with the various subclasses the game has to offer. While the vast majority of these can be seen on your level-up screen, Oathbreaker is a Paladin subclass that you have to earn by engaging in specific behaviors while playing.

Paladins are characterized by their sworn devotion to their holy Oath. Each type of Oath has a st

Baldur’s Gate 3 players amazed by depth of Karlach romance dialogue

One Baldur’s Gate 3 fan was surprised to discover Karlach’s surprisingly detailed reactions to them flirting with other companions.

Karlach sometimes displays a fourth wall breaking degree of perception. So, if you’re messing around with another one of your Baldur’s Gate 3 companions while romancing her, she’s bound to notice.

Unfortunately, while things may be heating up between you and Karlach, the power of her Infernal Engine make

Baldur’s Gate 3 players call out “immersion-breaking” companion dialogue

These poorly timed lines from Baldur’s Gate 3 companion dialogue are leaving players feeling a tad confused.

Even outside of cutscenes, your companions in Baldur’s Gate 3 come out with a whole host of story-building dialogue.

Whether it’s a battle cry during the heat of combat or some light-hearted travel banter, the lines they come out with can reveal a whole lot about their motivations and backgrounds.

However, with such a complex branching narrative, some parts of Baldur’s Gate 3’s 2 milli
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