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Video Game Review: Life is Strange: Before the Storm episode 1

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm by Deck Nine
Genre: Action | Adventure
Release Date: 31st August 2017
Gifted to me on Steam

Synopsis:
Life is Strange: Before the Storm is a new three part standalone story adventure set three years before the events of the first game. This time play as Chloe Price, a rebel who forms an unlikely friendship with Rachel Amber in a dramatic new story in the BAFTA award winning franchise.

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Video Game Review: Gone Home

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Gone Home by The Fullbright Company
Genre: Adventure | Exploration
Release Date: 15th August 2013
Copy bought for myself via Steam

Synopsis:
June 7th, 1995. 1:15 AM
You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something’s not right. Where is everyone? And what’s happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home, a story exploration game from The Fullbright Company.

Gone Home is an interactive exploration simulator. Interrogate every detail of a seemingly normal house to discover the story of the people who live there. Open any drawer and door. Pick up objects and examine them to discover clues. Uncover the events of one family’s lives by investigating what they’ve left behind.

Go Home Again.

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Video Game Review: Hatoful Boyfriend

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Hatoful Boyfriend by Mediatonic
Genre: Visual Novel | Dating Sim
Release Date: 4th September 2014
Copy bought for myself via Steam

Synopsis:
Congratulations! You’ve been accepted as the only human student at the prestigious St. PigeoNation’s Institute, a school for talented birds! Roam the halls and find love in between classes as a sophomore student at the world’s greatest pigeon high school.

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Video Game: Life is Strange

Life is Strange by DONTNOD Entertainment
Genre: Story Rich | Choices Matter
Release Date: 30th January 2015
Episdoe 1 was gifted to me on Steam, then I bought the rest.

Synopsis:
Episode 1 now FREE!
Life is Strange is an award-winning and critically acclaimed episodic adventure game that allows the player to rewind time and affect the past, present and future.Follow the story of Max Caulfield, a photography senior who discovers she can rewind time while saving her best friend Chloe Price.
The pair soon find themselves investigating the mysterious disappearance of fellow student Rachel Amber, uncovering a dark side to life in Arcadia Bay. Meanwhile, Max must quickly learn that changing the past can sometimes lead to a devastating future.
Key Features:
A beautifully written modern adventure game.
Rewind time to change the course of events.
Multiple endings depending on the choices you make.
Striking, hand-painted visuals.
Distinct, licensed indie soundtrack.

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Video Game Review: Whispering Willows

Whispering Willow by Night Light Interactive
Genre: Adventure | Indie
Release Date: 9th July 2014
Gifted to me on Steam

Synopsis:
Interact with the spirits of the dead, solve the puzzles of the mysterious mansion and help Elena find her missing father in the horror/adventure puzzle game: Whispering Willows.

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Video Game Review: Montaro

Montaro by JCKSLAP
Genre: Casual | Indie
Release Date: 25th July 2016
Copy sent as a gift via Steam

Synopsis:
Montaro is a DOGE.
Montaro is a casual runner game that was created to heal your heart.- Random generated street levels.
– Lift up highschool girl’s skirts, protect your doge by panties.
– Collect Doge coins to unlock over 8 Doge costumes.
– Doge’s emoticons and background.

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Video Game Review: Girls Like Robots

Girls Like Robots by Popcannibal

Genre: Puzzle | Indie
Release Date: 14th February 2014
Copy bought for myself via Humble Flash Bundle: So Cute

Synopsis:
Their faces are the playing pieces. The rules are their emotions!Ridiculously charming puzzles, wrapped around an epic tale of love and danger, topped off with an authentic old-time stringband soundtrack!The goal is to put every one next to their friends.But you can’t please everybody all the time.

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Video Game Review: Viscera Clean Up Detail: Shadow Warrior

Viscera Clean Up Detail: Shadow Warrior by RuneStorm
Genre: Comedy | Simulation
Release Date: 11th October 2013
Copy bought for myself via Steam with a discount voucher.

Synopsis:
After the battle is over, someone has to cleanup the mess! Introducing Viscera Cleanup Detail: Shadow Warrior from RuneStorm, a unique crossover mini-game that combines the worlds of Viscera Cleanup Detail and Shadow Warrior.

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