505 Games Archive

  • Review: Last Day of June

    Rarely have I played a game that has managed to tug at the heart strings in such a way that I felt raw and exposed and completely gutted. Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons managed to completely sucker punch me with the ending. Papo […]

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  • Review: Virginia

    The year is 1992. The place is Burgess County in Kingdom, Virginia. A boy has gone missing under mysterious circumstances that no one seems to be able to shed any light on. Newly graduated FBI agent Anne Tarver, the player character, and her veteran partner, […]

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  • Review: Abzû

    Having a title with multiple possible translations, from ocean of wisdom to the literal name of the primeval sea, Abzû is the breathtaking new underwater narrative adventure from Matt Nava’s Giant Squid studio. Matt Nava’s name should sound familiar as he use to be the […]

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  • Review: Adr1ft

    Space has never looked so beautiful and so real and so lonesome in a video game before. Adr1ft claims that honor as triumphantly as Neil Armstrong must’ve felt walking on the moon for the first time. Seriously, this is one of the most visually astonishing […]

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  • Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Coming to Mobile Devices, PS4, and Xbox One

    Starbreeze’s magical play-as-two-characters-at-the-same-time-on-one-controller adventure Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons will bring its unique control scheme and emotionally powerful narrative to new audiences on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone mobile devices, as well as new-gen consoles PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The PS4 and Xbox […]

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  • Adr1ft Might as Well Be Titled Gravity: The Video Game

    And there isn’t a damn thing wrong with that. Gravity was an entertaining, visually spectacular movie, and the concept of playing as a lone survivor floating adrift in space makes for what appears will be a deeply immersive “first-person experience” video game powered by Unreal […]

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  • How to Survive Remade in True Third Person

    Now here’s an interesting game announcement I totally did not see coming. Based on community feedback, Eko Software went back to the crafting table to reinvent its zombie survival action-RPG How to Survive. The original game plays like a twin-stick hack-and-slash from a top-down isometric […]

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  • Payday 2: Crimewave Edition Launches June 16th

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition, the enhanced version of Overkill’s co-op heist shooter bundled with more than a year’s worth of DLC and updates right out of the box, has been locked in for a June 16th digital download and retail launch date on PlayStation 4 […]

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  • Payday 2’s PS4 and Xbox One Crimewave Begins This June

    The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Crimewave Edition for Payday 2, 505 Games and Overkill Software’s co-op bank robbing first-person shooter, is targeting a summertime retail heist with a confirmed launch officially set for June. This “definitive” version of Payday 2 will feature all the […]

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  • Hotline Miami 2 Dials Up a Release Date and Another Payday 2 Cross-promotion

    Draw a big circle around the date of March 10th, preferably in blood rather than ink. That’s the official launch date for neon murder spree sequel Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number, and you won’t want to miss the call. Hotline Miami 2 will be available […]

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