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Abzu: The Kotaku Review

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The ocean can be a difficult setting for games. Some embrace the horror of the unexplored, while others emphasise the survival aspects. Abzu frames the unknown depths as a place of life, beauty, and discovery.

Half-Life 2: The Kotaku Review

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Half-Life 2 makes it clear from the get-go that something is wrong. This kind of moment is one of my favourite things in games — that combination delight/horror of asking “What the hell is that?”