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Billiards Gets Weird In Quirky Indie Pool Panic

3 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Let's be honest - most billiard video games are as exciting and vibrant as the bedraggled green felt of a dive-bar pool table. In the real world, pool is one of the best parlor games, but something is lost in translation when you're breaking balls, lining up shots, and putting English on the cue ball digitally. Sim-style recreations may come up short, but that's not to say someone couldn't reinvigorate the game to make it more appealing.
Enter Adult Swim Games' latest title, Pool Panic. Developer Rekim's self-proclaimed "world's least-realistic pool simulation game" embraces absurdity in a...
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The Best Indie Games Of GDC 2018

The Best Indie Games Of GDC 2018

3 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Game Developers Conference features an annual convergence of some of the best minds in the video game industry, and many of them have games to show. GDC typically features a huge slate of independent games, and this year is no different. From the large GDC Play area and The Mix reception to special curated showcases hosted by Nintendo and Microsoft, there is no shortage of independent developers with exciting titles to show off.
Check out the coolest and most interesting indie games the Game Informer crew in attendance at GDC 2018 played during the conference.
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Amazon Prime Day 2018 Live: All The Best Deals in the UK

Amazon Prime Day 2018 Live: All The Best Deals in the UK

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Konami announces Super Smash Bros.-inspired Shonen Jump mobile game

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