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New games: Hypergun is a stylish shooter where you build your own synthwave-inspired guns
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New games: Hypergun is a stylish shooter where you build your own synthwave-inspired guns

The aesthetics of synthwave, if not the music itself, have enjoyed the occasional resurgence since the music genre first appeared in the 1980s. Now is one of those times, thanks largely to internet memes and a certain inherent cultural stickiness that the neon-on-black look has. Hypergun is the latest game to bank heavily on that look, and it’s out now on Steam. read more

Tropico 6 is a ‘greatest hits’ of El Presidente’s questionable career
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Tropico 6 is a ‘greatest hits’ of El Presidente’s questionable career

The last few Tropico titles have run through the 20th Century’s big events at a bit of a break-neck pace, with technological advancements and historical events happening in rapid fire. In Tropico 6, the campaign is presented differently: rather than playing a linear narrative, we’ll be hearing El Presidente’s reminiscences as he and his second in command, Penultimo, enjoy post-dictatorial retirement. read more