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Oh God, he's just there: gently rocking back and forth whenever I close my eyes. There's no explanation behind this at all. Just a sad VHS tinged loop that's going to give me nightmares. Trust me, it's far worse as a moving GIF.
Playing Civilization BE is a little weird. It's definitely a Civ game, only with less Gandhi and more furious poisonous space bugs. That's an obvious difference, however there's a few big changes that aren't immediately clear.
Remember the madness of Watch Dog's numerous special edition combinations? Good news: The Witcher 3's having none of it. CD Projekt Red co-founder Marcin Iwinski says everyone will be treated "equally" with no exclusive content.
As a game Loading Human is infuriatingly vague, mentioning Eternal Sunshine, Quantum Leap and Monkey Island - something, something, universe, something, energy source. Anyhoo, the new Stem controller looks *great*.
After the initial and collective 'finally!' following Microsoft's Kinect-free Xbox One announcement a few people wondered what might happen to Rare with the camera sidelined. Job losses seem to be the answer.
Over at Cracked there's a bizarre look at the world of religious gaming which covers everything from a text adventure to a Farmville clone and Final Fantasy styled RPG, although the winner has to be Jesus In Space. Christ indeed.
Nintendo saying no to same sex relationships in Tomodachi Life unsurprisingly did not go down well, forcing a full on apology. Now we've got a look at what a fully gay Ninty world might look like. Toad and Yoshi make an adorable couple.
This attempt to recreate Pac-Man in real life uses an overhead view fed through googles to make the player 'see' the maze as they would in the game. It also involves being beaten with bats by the ghosts if you get caught. For some reason.
Here's your first look at the newly announced Halo 5. It's not much but at least we know the series will include dusty alien deserts and rocky canyons because God knows there just aren't enough of those in video gaming.
Let's pretend we both won Nidhogg and get to run towards our glorious death in unison. That's the vibe I'm getting from Narcissus, a two-player co-op endless runner - player one jumps with the up button, player two the down, and then you tap and swear until you're not friends anymore.