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Top 10 BEST Indie Games Coming Out This Week


Hi everyone, welcome back to Get Indie Gaming
where today, we’re counting down 10 of the best looking indie games coming out this week. At this weeks number 10 Good Company is a
tycoon management simulation game that looks pretty darn sweet. Like many games of this genre, you play as
the CEO of a firm that’s in the robot building business where you’’re looking to create
new products, grow your business and generally make a decent profit all within an industry
that sees continual. We’re looking forward in seeing how the
game tackles the journey from a simple operation and how it scales with you researching and
delivering new technologies from battery cells to the differing robot parts and how it deals
and presents what seems to be the games overall logistics and sales systems and of course
how you’re able to grow and expand your firm into something bigger. Good Company will be in Early Access for between
8 to 14 months although it ships already in a state where the core gameplay loop is already
in place. The finished game will see additional content
in terms of products, crafting abilities with it also having coop multiplayer added to the
core single campaign mode. As tycoon sims go, this one’s also a bit
of looker too with it coming out, again in Early Access on March 31st. Up now at number 9 and something that’s
just so very silly and so very welcome given the times in which we find ourselves, Chapeau
is a straight up fun couch co-op game from Salt Castle Studio based out of Austria. Now we agree all of this appears just that
little bit daft and while we’ve yet to play it, the idea at play is one where you’re
playing as hat within a multiplayer platformer with mid air hat based combat within differing
game modes all set amongst levels that have been inspired by Austria’s historic city
centres. Each of the hats have their own distinctive
what the developers are calling characteristics which better suit some playstyles rather than
others with it supporting up to 4 players in split screen with online gaming also present
by way of Steam Remote Play. There is a single player option although we
doubt we’d look at it too closly as it’s the multiplayer that has our interest. So yes, this just looks so very daft and possibly
excellent fun with it out on Steam and the Switch on March 31st. From something as silly and wholesome to something
given the world around us might be a touch too close to the bone, At number 8, The Complex
is an interactive FMV and comes out on March 31. Written by Lynn Renne Maxy, part of the Emmy
award winning team from the handmade’s tale, this choose your own adventure game features
8 different possible outcomes with it using something the team behind it are calling a
real time relationship and personality tracking systems. This means your choices and actions affect
how certain scenarios progress with them changing how the film ultimately comes to an end. At the end of each play though players are
given a personality score and a breakdown of how you played the game with it touching
upon 5 basic dimensions of personality such as your openness, agreeableness and neuroticism. FMVs can and are often hit and miss affairs
although we have our fingers crossed on this one. The ability to pause the gameplay for improved
audience participation for streamers is a nice little touch with The Complex coming
to PCs via steam and all of the current generation’s usual consoles. Out on home pc by way of Steam on March 31st,
Fates of Ort is very much a retro inspired fantasy RPG with a focus on strategic decision
making with the story driven and altered by the decisions you make while playing the game. The pixel art looks really well done and with
a strong focus on using magic with 12 different spells that can be combined with three elements,
Fates of Ort looks likely to reward strategic playing rather than simple brute force play
styles. As with many of these games, we like the look
of the overall campaign and will be checking this out to see how it deals with what are
said to be difficult choices you’ll make along the way with the characters you’ll
choose to save or leave behind. Fates of Ort comes out via steam. Up at number 6 and firstly we may need to
apologise as the launch date seems to be a little up in the air. While the Steam homepage says Jack Axe is
coming out when its all shiny and polished, we have press info from a couple of usually
reliable sources saying it’s coming to Steam on April 3rd. Inspired by a mix of norse and filipino mythology,
you’ll play as Jack in solo play or with her sisters in multiplayer within a 2D open
world adventure. We like the look of this one with it’s colourful
graphics and also how it seems to use the axe chucking abilities to better explore the
world and undertake the platforming challenges. This type of mechanic reminds us of a few
games such as Flinthook and if executed in a similar style, could make Jack Axe another
little gem. Again, apologies if we’ve got the launch
date all wrong and if so, consider us hanging our heads in Virtual Shame. Moving on, next up Curious Expedition this
weeks number 5 was first out in 2016 with many outlets such as Rock Paper Shot Gun calling
it the best rogue like out all year and after a good while with the follow up already in
a closed beta, the original gets a release on consoles on April 2nd. So after all this time, if you haven’t played
this already, why should you consider picking this one up now? Well for us, it’s always been a game about
bite sized little or not so little stories and occurrences within a rogugelike exploration
game here you choose from a number of famous people such as Nicola Tesla and Amelia Earhart
where you set off on a series of 19th century expeditions to find legendary golden pyramids. Given everything’s procedurally generated,
some runs are dare we say easier and more fun than others although the little snippets
and stories you can get out of this with your collection of travellers is what’s kept
us coming back to this over the years, and will see us picking it up again most likely
on the Switch when it comes out on April 2nd. At this weeks number 4 with it offering us
all some much needed silliness, Totally Reliable delivery service is out this coming week on
Steam, Switch, PS4 and the Xbox One. Like a few others in this weeks new game release
rundown, our primary focus on playing it will be the local couch co-op options with it offering
up to 4 player action. While we’ll play this mostly locally, you’re
also able to play this online with others as you all go about the very, or not so very
serious business of getting deliveries out to their various destinations. The rag doll physics and platforming with
you jumping, diving and sprinting about the place all look, well it just looks so much
fun and again just so silly and is everything we as a small collective all stuck indoors
for the foreseeable future need to keep our spirits up. Pleasingly out on April Fools day, April the
First, we think we’re very likely to live stream us playing this perhaps for the first
time all together – that is if we can get the tech to work. If you’re picking this up or would like
to see us stream it on launch day, let us know down in the comments. Up next and yes we couldn’t help ourselves
and with The Otterman Empire, we have yet another little dose of silliness with this
coming out April 2nd. While this has a full single player story
mode, it’s the split screen co-op mode that’s made us want to show this off in this weeks
launch video round up. What’s more though, the single player mode
also comes with a co-op option so that’s even better and like a few other’s featured
in this rundown, it looks a awesome way of spending some of this time indoors with it’s
front and centre full on house party gaming vibes. We love how vibrant it all looks, how quick
and fast it seems to be all with 8 adorable looking characters to choose from, all of
whom you’re able to change and customise to make them look just how you want. This is one party shooter within a genre we
rarely play we’re honestly looking forward to playing as soon as we’re able. The Otterman Empire comes out on Steam, the
Nintendo Switch and the Xbox One. This weeks runner up already out on Apple
Arcade, Over The Alps comes to Steam on March 31st. Firstly we adore the art style which remind
us of the travel posters we see from time to time in museums or art galleries with it
using long lost postcards to reveal its story of intrigue and espionage within 1939 Switzerland. All in the story and characters are superbly
written with the branching tale offering a mix of touching moments, adventure, double
crossings with it having a cadence that rises and falls depending on the choices and decisions
you make while playing. With its multiple endings and general warming
aesthetic, we’re extremely looking forward to spending more time exploring Over the Alps
and yep, as many we suspect are wondering, a further roll out of this on the Switch at
some point would again be handsomely welcomed. At number 1 and while as this video airs we’re
under a review embargo, we’ve played In Other Waters from start to finish and can
in all honesty say as a group and as individuals, we’ve never played or seen anything quite
like it. Sure, the theme and premise in many ways is
similar to Subnautica were you find yourself within an alien ocean while exploring the
environment and local ecosystems while also being part of something far larger. That’s largely where the comparisons should
end. In Other Waters, you play as an AI within
a scientists dive suit with you assisting to move them around and navigate the environment. Now here’s the thing, it’s all played
out by way of a subtly and brilliantly understated piece of user interface that if you let it,
expertly guides you thorough out while all the while looking spectacular with it’s
colours ebbing flowing and changing depending on where and how deep you are within the ocean. It’s all so deeply relaxing and while you
don’t get to see all of the creatures and structures your character and scientist describe
and document are so very well written and pulled together its just so easy to imagine
and mentally build a view of the world as you go from place to place. We expect this may disappoint a few people
and though it really shouldn’t as what’s so very key to in other waters is the strength
of the narrative with it being bang on for our current climate of looking and finding
hope within dark times and how we might reflect and relate to our positions within the world. So yes, in other waters is a special game
with it being unlike anything we’ve played before and it’s something we feel fully
able to recommend with it coming out on April 3rd via Steam and the Nintendo Switch. We played this on the Switch with a copy provided
by the publisher for review purposes. We’re curious, if you see anything here
you might fancy getting hold of, let us know down in the comments. While you’re here, please like the video
and subscribe to the channel if you have yet to do so. Either way, many thanks for watching we’ll
see you all here again next time for another indie game video

How to Build a Gaming PC in 2020

March 30, 2020 | Articles, Blog | 100 Comments

How to Build a Gaming PC in 2020


– Hello, and welcome to my
2020 Gaming PC tutorial. Have you ever wanted to build a Gaming PC? Well, you clicked on the right video. So we’re here in Tustin, California. At our wonderful sponsored
Micro Centers location we’re now going to pick
out all our components for our build, but I’m also going to show you step-by-step
how to actually built it. So, even if you maybe
built a computer before, come along with us shall you, shall we, shall us, and shall we build a Gaming PC. When choosing components
for a build, the place I always like to start
with is the processor. Now this is going to dictate a lot of my other choices for picking
different components for my build and really
when it comes down to the processor, they’re a
couple of major choices. AMD and Intel. Now for this specific
build, I’m going to be going with the Ryzen 5 3600X. So for this build, I’m going to be using the ASUS TUF B450-Plus. And not only is this a
solid mid-range board which is microAT- oh this is microATX. The one I was looking for
was right in front of me. (coughs) The thing I like about
this, is it not only a solid mid-range board that will fit in our case, which I’ll show you in a
second, but on top of that, it will support our Ryzen
processor, you have M.2 slots. Basically, all the things
you would typically look for in a motherboard,
this has it, and thanks to our wonderful sponsors at Micro Center, they have a combo deal,
so I get like 20 bucks off when I buy this as well the
Ryzen processor together. The next component I like
to go for is the case. Now once you have your
motherboard selected, which in our case, is a microATX board. Means you can pick what
size case you want. So there a couple options
with our specific build, we could go with a
smaller microATX chassis. However, if this is your
first time building a PC, actually do generally
recommend going with a little bit larger chassis and
because this is the H510, means that we have a nice clean aesthetic. It’s all white, actually
does a good job of kinda hiding your cable management,
so it’s a little cleaner. And you have tempered glass
panel, not bad for 70 bucks. Now when it comes to building a Gaming PC, arguably, the most important component is your graphics card. This is really what powers
all your gaming performance. It is a very crucial
component, now for this build because we are aiming
for something mid-range, I think AMD’s brand new
Radeon 5600 XT, which I very conveniently have
right in front of me, is going to be perfect. At 280 dollars, this should be plenty for- well literally any 1080p
gaming you can think of, and even 1440p if you
really want to push it. Once you have your graphics
card selected and you make sure it will fit in
your case, which shouldn’t be a problem unless you’re working with a very very small case. The next choice to have
pick is your power supply. So this is where something
like this PowerSpec 650W unit is going to be perfect. Now it depends on you specific
sort of system on what kind of wattage and there’s
actually a couple of features you should pay attention to with the power supply. So one of the which is the actual size. So there are a couple
of different models, so there’s SFX, which is generally again for very small systems, say
smaller power supply, generally a little more expensive. Or you can go with something
like a full size ATX supply, which is what
95 percent of people are probably going to want to do. Now this is a really solid
option at only 60 dollars, you’re not only get a 80 Plus
bronze rating, you always want to look for 80 Plus
on your power supply, if it’s anything lower
than that, you’re likely getting something very low quality. And a nice little benefit
with this, it is a semi-modular supply. Again, tell you a little
bit of that later. But essentially, it means
your cable management will be a lot cleaner
because you’ll only plug in the cables that you actually need. As oppose to, stuffing
a giant pile of cables in some corner of your case when you’re not needing them, this is much better. The next thing to look for it RAM. Now this is an area which
is fairly straightforward. So first of all, unless
you’re building a very budget system, I would
recommend at least going with 16 gigs of RAM and
beyond that if you’re using an Intel processor, the
speed is not incredibly important, DDR4 is
pretty much all you need. But if you are opt in to
go with a AMD Ryzen system like we are, you do want
to get something at least a little bit on the faster side of things. Not necessary, it will
definitely work with lower speed memory, but if you
can get something like this Trident Z Neo at 3600 mhz, it will significantly speed up your performance. And importantly, it also
has RGB, so there’s that. The next thing you’ll
need is your storage. Now this is totally up
to you, if you want to use a old school mechanical hard drive, by all means go for it. You are going to get a lot of capacity, but they’re really slow and at this point, I don’t really recommend
it unless you want it as a secondary drive. You should really pick
up something kind of SSD for your main boot drive. Now you have a couple options here, there the older school
status style, which is a bigger kind of SSD
that you actually have to mount inside the
case, they’re generally going to be a little cheaper but they are going to be slower. However, if you’re
building a new PC today, pretty much every
motherboard should support the M.2 NVMe Standard,
you’ll find that over here, notice that a much smaller
SSD, but importantly is going to be significantly faster. Which is why we’re going
to be going with the Inland Premium SSD, the 512
gig model, which is only 67.99, is well, really
fast and really good for 67.99. So that’s all you need to
build the gaming PC itself, however you’re probably going
to want a few extra things. So first of all, you’re
going to need peripherals, so I opted to go with HyperX
stuff this time around. So I have the Plusefire
Surge RGB mouse, I have the Alloy Orgins keyboard, as well
the Cloud Stinger headset. Truly speaking, mousing and
keyboard definitely needed. And so it is time to
actually build our PC. So we’re here at Micro
Center, we’re actually taking advantage of their workspace,
although realistically all you need is a decent
sized table and a very rigorous set of tools. Philips Screwdriver. – [Ken] That’s it? – That’s literally it. So the big reason why I
chose to go with this case is because it’s so wide
open on the inside. So even though the motherboard
won’t even fill the entire thing up, it’s
really easy to run cables behind the back of the
motherboard and specifically our power supply has a nice
little basement to live inside. So the PC opened up,
our next step is to work with the power supply. Now this is the semi-modular
supply I was talking about earlier, and there was
a good reason for that. You see all these extra
cables it comes with? Now depending on your
build, you may actually want to use some or all of these but odds are you’re probably not going to
want to plug all of them in. And if we don’t have to say
plug in five hard drives, we can easily not use that, it will make our cable run a lot cleaner. When you install a power
supply, you need to pay attention to where the fan is. So with a case like
this, we could actually theoretically put the fan up or down. However, because if you look
on the bottom of our case, we have a dust filter, we
should have the fan facing down. So all this might look
complicated and confusing, however, it’s actually not that bad. So let me walk you through a
couple of the power connectors that we are going to be
using for this build. So if you look for the really big fat guy, this is the 20 plus
four pin, this goes into our motherboard, every
single PC build is going to need one of these right. Next up, we have our
CPU power, so this is a four plus four pin, most
of the time you’re going to want to put these together
and this will also go into the motherboard
but for some boards, you may only need four pin,
and that’s why it breaks apart. You can see it has a little
clip on it so it only goes in one way. If you’re building a gaming
PC, then the next connector is something you’re almost
certainly going to need and that is the PCI power. Now this is a six plus two
pin, so again, depending on your graphics card, it may need six, it may need the full eight
and in many cases you’re actually going to need multiple of these. Installing our power supply
is very straightforward. So with our fan facing
down, all we need to do is to slide it into place. If you look inside your power supply box, you should find four tiny little screws. Now this is all we need to use to actually mount the power supply. So if you come a little bit closer here, you can see, there are
four different holes, so if I actually line it
up (coughs) line it up correctly, there’s a whole
here, here, here, and here. And all you need to do is screw it in. Now one tip, this is good for
PC building but it actually applies to a lot of things. Is to use a cross pattern on your screws, so don’t do it super
tight, and then instead of going around in a circle. Now that we’ve got our top left end, we’re next going to
screw the bottom right. The reason you want to use a cross pattern when you’re installing power supplies or really any PC component, is
that it applies even pressure. So if you do the left side
first, the entire supply might actually be slightly misaligned. This actually just good
general advice, if you’re putting on like a car tire,
you should use a cross pattern. You shouldn’t just go around in a circle. Before we start building
with the motherboard, let me give you a brief
tour what’s going on here because at first glance,
well there’s, a lot of stuff. So, number one thing to
pay attention to is this, this is the CPU socket,
it is slightly different between AMD and Intel but
regardless, you essentially you just drop your CPU in here and I’ll explain that in just a second. Now to the right of that,
are our memory channels, so these are our dim slots as
the kids call them these days. The ram dims, the dim… So it’s really straightforward,
open up the little slots, and this is where we’ll
be installing our memory. To the right of this,
is our power connector, so this is that 20 plus four
pin, that really big guy, that’s why that gets plugged in. And if you look on top of
the CPU socket, this is the eight pin power supply. So again, from the actual
power supply, you’re plugging two things in here, the 20 plus
four pin, and the eight pin. That’s it. This is our PCI slot, this is where you’ll install your graphics
card, now you actually have a couple of other slots and generally speaking you can use
these for things such as, I mean if you’re doing
a really crazy build, multiple graphics cards,
but usually you’ll like you know a capture card or maybe like a wifi card or something in here. The next thing to pay
attention to is our M.2 slot, now depending on the
motherboard, you may have multiple of these,
sometimes they’re actually on back or underneath
kind of cover, this one’s thankfully right in the
middle and this is where you will install your M.2 NVMe SSD. One thing to pay attention
though are these little screws right here, so you’ll see 2242, 2260, 2280, and 22110. Now based on what size your SSD is, its almost always a 2280,
you’ll want to plug in screw or screw in a screw
into one of these holes and that screw will come
with the motherboard. So that’s the only thing
that kind of gets confusing because you definitely need
that screw to keep it in otherwise, it falls out and
they you don’t have an SSD. So the thing I want to focus
on first is our processor. AMD as actually done a
really good job recently of shipping pretty
solid coolers in the box and specially considering
that this entire setup is not particularly expensive,
it actually makes a lot of sense for a semi-budget
build, so you can see that it’s a fairly beefy heat sink. Now one thing I will say,
is on the bottom of any of these coolers, AMD, Intel,
whatever the case is, they will have pre-applied thermal paste. This is great, we don’t
have to deal with any sort of tubes, we can just drop this right on. However, don’t touch this. When it comes to a processor,
this is actually one of the more fragile
components of the build. So generally speaking,
grab it by the sides and do not under any
circumstances, touch these tiny little gold pins on the bottom. And because this an AMD
processor, it has a lot of this pins and if you
bend any of these, it can very easily kill the CPU. So all we do is lift up the
little metal retention arm, you’ll see the entire socket move back. So take our processor,
there’s a tiny, tiny, little gold arrow which has a
corresponding little notch on the actual socket. All we do is line it up,
again do not force it, just gently rest it down and look at that! Your CPU’s installed,
push the little arm down, done, simple right? I know it can be scary right? I may or may not have
bent a pin or two on a CPU in my lifetime, however,
as long as you’re nice and gentle, do not push it into the slot, let it rest, if it’s lined
up, it will slide down and you’ll be just fine. Now we just need to toss on our cooler, which should actually be
just pretty straightforward. Now because this is an
AMD board and we’re using a little bit of a larger
cooler, we actually do need to remove these four
screws on either side to remove these little plastic pieces. The reason I bring that
up is if you actually look on the back of the
motherboard, we have this little metal retention plate. This actually needs to
stay here, just going to remove these guys. Don’t worry about that
back plate too much, because it’s not going
to go anywhere if its- oh god that’s really tight, ugh, holy what kind of robot was having a bad day with this man. Oh yeah, one little tip,
so there’s actually two ways this can go on, it
doesn’t matter at all except that you got this
little AMD logo, I’ve accidentally done it wrong
where its upside down, so just keep in mind which
way you want to do it, but essentially, – [Camera Man] We have
a window on our case. – We have a window on our
case, so this is the point where you make bad decisions,
people will judge you. This cooler is very easy to
install, so all we need to do, again, try not to touch
that thermal paste, is just line it up with the
screw holes we have right here. It should just rest right into place. And with that, then we’ll
just start screwing it in. Now another reason why you
want to make sure you’re applying even pressure,
is because we want to make sure that thermal paste on the actual CPU, is making a nice solid firm attachment. So this is starting to
look like a thing right, we have a cooler and a CPU,
very important components. So you’ll see there’s a little cable that will attach to the fan, so
this is a four pin header. Now they’re usual pretty
close, ours is right here, a little CPU fan header. It’s really easy to install,
you’ll see there’s a couple of notches here’s, so it means it only goes in one way. Now all you do it line it up
and drop it right into place. Boom, we’re ready to CPU. So when it comes to installing
RAM, there are a couple things to keep in mind. So because this is DDR4,
you’ll see that there’s a little notch in the
middle and the entire thing is slightly curved, so
that means you’re only going to be able to put it in one way. Line that notch up with
the corresponding notch on the motherboard, if
you try to put it down and it’s not going in, you’re
probably doing it backwards. Now the next thing to keep in
mind is which slots to use. So it’s actually a little
bit complicated, on Intel it’s fairly straightforward,
on AMD it depends. So you’ll see here that
we have four demo slots, which is the standard. So we have these two black,
so it’s one and three, and then we have these two
gray which are two and four. For AMD, you want to take
advantage of these two, in fact, actually if
you look really closely, you’ll see these little
asterisks behind, beside B2 and A2, these are the
preferred memory slots. Drop it in the slot,
and then 3, 2, 1, push! And there, is out RAM
installed, look at that we’re like half way, there! Don’t worry about the
other, look we’re almost there, we’re almost there. And the next one is even
easier, it’s our SSD. So, installing this SSD
is very straightforward, so you can see that it’s
tiny, it’s literally the size of a stick of gum. Now to install it’s very
straightforward but you do need to keep in mind that we need a little hardware from the motherboard
box, which I don’t, did I get out? Yes I did, Okay, so it’s
really easy to loose this, you see this tiny little
screw and the little adapter, this is what we need to install our SSD. So for this, it does
help if you have a little bit of a finer Philips
head screw just because it’s really small. But essentially, what
we need to do is install the little, what would
you call this, like the… I’d just call it the nub,
like the little screw guy. So because this is a 2280
SSD, the vast majority of SSD of you’ll be using will be 2280. We can just install this
finger tight, so let me screw it in, there we go! And now to install this SSD,
will take us like 3 seconds. So we line it up with
fill slot, so I usually put it in by with a little
bit of an angle, kind of work it in to make sure
it slides, so there we go. The next step is to take
our SSD screw out, and then just literally lean it
down, use the little screw to screw it into place to
make sure it doesn’t pop out the socket. You know look, we installed
our SSD in literally like 18 seconds, that’s it. So now it is time to bring back our case and now we just have to
install the motherboard. Now, something that will
very much vary between your cases is how you
actually do this, and specifically which standoffs you use. So I flip this guy over,
what you’ll see is there a series of little brass
standoffs, so these are painted black sometimes
they’re actually gold, but you can see there’s standoffs on the top, there’s also some
standoffs in the middle and especially this NZXT case
has a little post here, this is really nice cause’
it will help us line it up, and also some standoffs on the bottom. The important thing here
to know is that it’s actually pretty straightforward
to install this, the only thing we need to
do before installing the motherboard is installing our IO Shield. Now this came with the
motherboard and essentially once you open it up here,
it just slides into the back of the case, so you’ll see
here where your ports will surface and you just
want to make sure this case or this little shield
is here to make sure that I don’t know, it looks nice. So this is actually is a
little bit of annoying thing because essentially have to
kind of push it until it clicks. So I usually just work
the corners until I see it not want to jump out of my hands. Click for me, click for me, aye! So now, all we need to
do is put our motherboard into our case, now again
because I’m using the NZXT case, I’ve got that little post in the middle, so as long as we get it roughly lined up, perfect, love it. And then if we can get it on the peg here which we can, boom, look
at that, motherboards’ in place and now we need
to screw it in with like 300 hundred screws that
are hopefully labeled in our NZXT little baggy. And this will be very close to done. Surprise, surprise, the
way to do this best, and I’m sure you can’t
see this at all on camera, is using the cross method, so
just start with one corner, get it screwed it then
go to the next corner, the next corner, and kind
of work your way around to make sure that again
you’re applying even pressure. And with that, we have a motherboard installed into our case. So if you flip it upside
down or right side up, it doesn’t all come
crashing out, and we’re actually getting pretty close. The next step is to
install the graphics card, which we so hopefully have
right behind the case, it’s almost like it planned it
out like that, look at that. This is our PCI connector,
so this is what will attach the graphics
card to the motherboard, which will go into this
slot right here and then if we look around to the back of the card, you’ll see that we have a single
eight pin power connector. So the help of our little
video light, so you can actually see what’s going on, the next thing we need
to do is actually install that graphics card. So you’ll see right here
our PCI slot, the only thing we really need to do is
take a look at that and you’ll see it correspond
to these little metal connectors here. So these PCI slot covers
we just need to remove based on where the motherboard and the graphics card set. So what you do it remove this little cover on the back, so not all
cases actually use this although it’s becoming
a more popular thing and wow, what jacked up
robot cranked this screw in, holy balls, ok, so we
remove this little piece. And the next step is to
remove these top two screws which should be pretty easy. You know when it comes to
installing a graphics card, this is a very difficult
process which is going to require a lot of
concentra- I’m just kidding. You just need to line
it up and push it in, it’s really easy, so just
line it up with the slot, click it, boom, done, look at that. Now, I will use my giant
screw driver to put this little PCI cover back in
place and we’re next going to jump into cable management,
oh boy the least favorite part of any PC build. So one thing I am going to
do is because this already has the cables sort of
pre-run for the fans, I’m going to plug these in first
just because if I don’t do them first, I’m baring
them and I won’t be able to touch them again. So one of our fans is
actually perfectly sized to fit into this channel fan right here. That’s actually, either
really good engineering, or really lucky. Now just like when we plugged in our CPU, these fans that are up
top and on the back, they are notched so they’re
only going to go in one way, these are 3 pin as opposed
to 4 pin but it doesn’t make a difference, there’s
only one way to plug it in. So you see we have a
little bit of extra slack, however, I’m just going
to pull that around back right now and we will pretend that exists or deal with it later,
whichever one I feel like. So, I just plugged in
the 20 plus four pin, the really big guy, and
ugh I’m so happy right now cause’ look at this
little cable channel, all I have to do is wrap it
around here, go straight down, and that’s it, once I’m
done with everything I’ll Velcro it in, this is,
making my life easy. So you can see right back
here I plugged in the four plus four pins CPU power connector, now it’s a little bit of
a tight fit, especially in this specific case, however
I’ve run the cable up on the top, basically just
keep in mind that as with most of these connectors
there’s a little notch on it so it’s only going to go in one way. Next up we have our eight
pin PCI power connector, now because this only
needs the one, we have the extra lead we’ll just deal
with that later, we’ll just cable tie it up but
again we’ll just line it up, looking at the place and that’s it. Okay so we have a few
different cables coming from the case itself so we have a USB 3.0 lead, this is annoying because
it will get stuck and you can easily break
it, so just be careful. We also have out audio,
this is for our front panel audio, and what I’m really excited for are front panel connectors. So these are typically
separate, so what you’ll see you’ll have a bunch of little
tiny individual connectors which will go to things such
as the power button, and the reset, and the LEDs. However, NZXT was kind
enough to provide one all in a single brick. So first thing is we’re going
to install are HD Audio, so you’ll see this little AAFP
connector here and there’s one little pin knocked
out on the top, there’s a corresponding pin
missing here, which means only thing to do is
light it up, and easily just plug it in like so. Next we have USB 3, which
is this guy right here, it’s the sort of larger
connector and its got the notch at the bottom which
corresponds here, again it’s pretty easy to install but
just if you ever have to uninstall it, it’s a pain
cause’ it likes to get stuck. And the next thing is the
front panel connector, again these are the ones usually
suck, however because I have my little notched sort
of input, I can just do this and live a happy, happy life. So with that, we have built
ourselves, a Gaming PC. So before we do any proper
cable management, before we start putting the sides
back on or anything, let’s first connect it to a monitor
and make sure it works. All right, so we have setup
our computer, we’ve plugged in our USB peripherals from
HyperX as well as we have our headset here, we have
our monitor connected, we remembered to flip
the switch on the back of the power supply which,
I don’t see anything, oh yep, we see some RGB
action, that’s a good sign. Okay, we have power to our
peripherals and we have a successful post and
soon as you see this, the first you should do,
double check everything is correct. So we have Horizon 5 3600X, 16
gigs of RAM, keyboards, mice, lets hit F1 and make sure
everything is successfully showing up, but as soon
as you see a post, that is a very very good sign. There we go, we see our two
8 gig Gscale Dens, which we’ll have to change the
speed up and everything later, all of our fans are showing up, 3600X. Now from here, you want to
do a couple of minor things, so we do want and go ahead
and actually setup DCP, so we have our 3666 mhz
memory and beyond that, we’re pretty much good to go. So we can start cable
managing, get this thing all sort of buttoned up, install
a copy of windows, and you’ve successfully built
yourself a Gaming PC. Congratulations, if you
found this tutorial helpful, definitely be sure to
subscribe to the channel if you’re interested in any of these parts definitely check them out in
the link in the description and again, huge, huge
thank you to Micro Center for sponsoring this video and allowing us to crash their space and give
you guys a hands on tutorial, a real look to what
it’s like to build a PC.

The best conversations in gaming happen in The Red Strings Club


There’s an unwritten rule in 2D horizontal games. The player enters from stage left, and takes
center stage. Welcome to The Red Strings Club. This is you. Uh … Donovan. No. Over there. Behind the bar. This framing lasts for half the game, and
is completely intentional. Designer Jordi de Paco: This framing, this conversation, is not all
about you. The woman who entered stage left is Diana
Meyes, an NPC. But *she* is the main subject here, and the
following conversation is all about her and her work, and learning what that means for
you and the greater plot. Minor spoilers for this, the first of many
conversations in the game. Other games are *all* about you. Interacting with NPCs is more about expressing
your character than investigating anyone else’s. Even Disco Elysium, a game mostly without
combat to fall back on a game which like The Red Strings Club must rely on dialog is all about you. Role Playing Games are about finding out:
Who am I? Who do I want to be? But The Red Strings Club is not an RPG. It asks …Who is this? What information does she have? And how can I best get it from her? To focus on conversations, on other characters,
on the investigation The Red Strings Club becomes a game of asking questions. Questions are traditionally the most boring
part of conversation systems. You can ask them at any time, in any order. It’s something you don’t even have to think about. Just click on *what* you want to ask until
you’re either bored or all the options are exhausted. Then you get to the actually interesting bit:
what *you* are going to do or say. Questions are just the preamble, the exposition. But uniquely, in The Red Strings Club, it’s
not so much *what* you ask but *when* you ask it. You’re Donovan, a magical bartender slash
information broker, whose drinks create or amplify certain moods. You serve a mix of vodka and absinthe, which
makes Diana fearful and paranoid. *Then* you explore the dialog tree. You have to think about which questions she
will respond more openly to given her current emotional state. Pride might encourage someone to blab about
their current work project even if it’s a secret corporate prototype. Paranoia will shut that conversation down but might make characters more open to discussing a different subject. It becomes a game of matching the NPC’s
current mood to different questions which if it sounds like a sorting puzzle game, it is. The conversations are the game. They are the puzzle, they are how you interact,
and they are what you succeed or fail at. Winning this puzzle game is not about passing
a skill check, or performing some action. It’s not about expressing your character. It’s about understanding someone else. You have to read between their lines, to put
two and two together, to figure them out. And to make sure you go deep on this, the
game tests you on what you’ve learned. Designer Jordi De Paco took inspiration from,
of all games, Final Fantasy VIII. Akara-184, your friendly empathic android,
checks your understanding of the conversation that just took place, and what it reveals
about the person you just talked to. It changed the way I played the game, it made
me realize the hidden depths of these characters and these conversations. I would think about their responses, their
reactions, even the type of alcohol they preferred and it was only then – post conversation – that
I could see what it revealed about their character. I realized playing Red Strings that there was probably a lot of depth
in other games’ conversations, a lot of subtext, that went
straight over my head because I wasn’t properly engaged. This quiz is a motivational tool used to enhance
your engagement with the conversations. One shot. Yes. The game basically features … permadialog? The game has one save slot it constantly overwrites. You can’t load old saves. It’s OK and fun to repeat a section in action
games. There, failure and repetition leads to eventual
mastery. The problem with conversations as a puzzle
is that unlike action everything is exactly the same the second time around. It’s tedious to go back and replay dialog
you’ve just experienced. Repeating isn’t mastery, it’s trial and
error on a multiple choice test. This kills the fun, so even given infinite
tries you only get one shot at succeeding at a conversation and feeling rewarded for it. That’s why the Red Strings Club only gives
you one shot … mostly … and it’s why it goes to such lengths to motivate you
to get it right the first time. That said, the game is not punishing. You don’t miss out on much of anything if
you fail at setting the right mood before asking a specific question. However, while you get the same information,
you don’t feel as rewarded. It’s lenient with mistakes,
but just like the test the threat of small failures is necessary to motivate you into finding the right solutions. This game of questions and focus on the other
characters is not to say The Red Strings Club lacks any focus on the player characters. The beginning and ends of the game *are* player
centric, and the opinions you express as Donovan form the center of the narrative theme. But for me, the biggest reason I was so engaged
with those conversations in The Red Strings Club is that the questions were a game,
in and of themselves. A puzzle game of interrogation and understanding that’s just as much about the person in front of the bar as the player behind it. Thanks for watching, if you’d like to know
how the designer approaches making great conversations (instead of my silly little opinions) there’s
a link in the description to our email interview. Thanks!

Top 10 BEST NEW Indie Games of April 2020

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Top 10 BEST NEW Indie Games of April 2020


April is a huge month and new game
releases hi everybody welcome to get into gaming where today we’re taking you
through the best and most promising indie games you’ll want to check out
this April 2020 I don’t know how you do it traveling
alone all the way out here let’s get things going at number 10 with filament
which on the face of things is a relatively simple looking puzzler
although it’s really anything but with it having in place is a staggering depth
in terms of the puzzle challenge it offers while also giving players a
narrative story that’s tremendous it’s got far more depth than we had really
initially expected filament has you playing the role of an astronaut
stranded aboard a spaceship with you guiding a small robot like Bowl by
either filament through rooms where you need to wrap a cable around various
objects and in doing so open up the next room while simple enough at first the
demo we recently played shows how ingenious filament is it takes a simple
puzzle premise while gradually adding more and more iterations to it there’s
also a great-looking 3d art style at play here which reminds us a little bit
of portal with the puzzle sections also split up with you exploring the
spaceship and finding more about the crew filament comes out on April 23rd on
to home pcs by way of steam next up at this month’s number 9 help will come
tomorrow is a narrative driven resource management game where you have a few
tweaks and differences to the usual format you’ll usually find within such
titles set within the harsh and frozen Siberian forests within a timeline of
the October Revolution 1917 while yes you’ll need to meet the needs of the
various characters in gathering resources building a camp and looking
after everyone’s all-round health and well-being there’s much more going on
with help will come tomorrow than you might usually find within these resource
survival managers the developers have been keen to pitch this with a greater
emphasis on the story and narrative elements of the game with it having some
really interesting overall character is six it uses what’s called a relationship
system where individual characters have just like all of us their own unique and
different seeing personal habits and traits these in turn will have a big
impact on their relationships with others with their own mental state
affecting them as individuals but also the survival of the group as a whole
we’ve played the demo over the past couple of weeks and given the wide
social sphere of the games characters there’s often a delicate and fine line
to be had in dealing with and helping shape a cohesive group relationship that
for the most part sees you needing to understand and manage well you’ve got to
manage the different class and social affiliations it’s a super interesting
construct as we’ve already said that seems to work pretty well in practice
help will come tomorrow launches April 21st on PC and all of the normal
consoles at number eight the procession to
cavalry is the successor to Jo Richardson’s critically acclaimed for
last things and comes on to pcs this April the 9th it’s set in the same world
as the predecessor although if you haven’t picked up the first the story
here can be played independently it’s a traditional point and clicker
with verb coin interaction menus all of the while using simple drag-and-drop
mechanics stuffed full with what appears to be some good old-fashioned British
humor with more than a fair not too Monty Python its lofty subject matter is
all treated in what seems to be a fine and refreshing level of flippancy who
all the while traversing through hundreds of different paintings from the
Renaissance you’ll have time to steal a ship hunt for treasure and perhaps take
the opportunity to have a chat with the lord himself
this looks marvelously silly and if were honest feels almost perfect for where we
find the world as it is today driving its way into the number seven position
for april twenty twenty and what are the standout indie game gems from the PAX
East just gone cloud punk as you can see from the footage on the screen now
well it’s heavily influenced by the cyberpunk genre and sees you play as a
character well it’s a delivery driver on her first day working for a semi legal
courier firm known as the same name as the game’s title from what we’ve seen of
it so far it looks a fairly open-ended overall experience where you’re able to
take on delivery jobs or just cruise around the city taking things as you
find them you also don’t necessarily have to drop off parcels at their
intended delivery destinations you’re able to earn just that little bit more
by perhaps bending the odd rule here and there although such actions are likely
to have consequences with them altering the direction the story takes and your
relationship with others cloud punk will be out on April 23rd for home PCs on
Steam and will be out later in the year on the PlayStation 4 the Nintendo switch
and the Xbox one moving on in this month’s rundown at
number six and recently featuring in our Most Wanted Metroidvania games expected
out in 2020 if you haven’t seen that video yet you can check it out by the
card on screen now or by clicking the link down in the video’s description
below I’ll be honest having played the demo over the past month or so biomass
is quite simply rock hard and as the saying goes as tough as very very old
boots it’s going to appeal to a certain segment of gamers who relish in such
opportunities as afforded by well we’re talking sakura levels of hardness here
and in all honesty it’s a tad above where we normally feel comfortable that
being said the pixel art has being handsomely crafted as has the overall
law which is deep and offers players a comprehensive look into the game’s
backstories while making for a solid and interesting read so back to the combat
and yeah dealing with the enemies is hard enough let no in the boss battles
that are extremely challenging each of them also have their own hidden phase
which is activated by meeting various requirements and having done so players
are given a distinct reward for such actions biomass comes out April 28th on
home PC via Steam and if you love a challenge and revel within gorgeous
pixel art this could be one for you set in 1977 Barcelona general Franco is dead
with Spain almost ready to have the first free election since the civil war
in the flower collectors your players are retired policemen as you try to
unravel a mysterious murder all while you sit within a wheel chair within your
apartment helped by an assistant and no-nonsense go-getting journalist who
becomes your eyes and ears you take on the task of solving what appears a
complex mystery by way of your camera binoculars and a radio transmitter with
you very much peeking out from behind your curtains now this is a pretty
fascinating looking game particularly with its setting within a post Franco
Barcelona but also in how it’s dealing and experimenting with voyeurism in
what’s clearly an overall story that’s driven by world building and narrative
also from from what scene of the footage so far your
characters backstory and demeanor are also likely to make the flower
collectors in places a little bit of a challenge to play this comes out two pcs
on April the 21st dreamscaperers the debut game from San
francisco-based developers afterburner Studios a team comprising individuals
who previously worked on the likes of 2k and Epic Games here we have an action
RPG roguelike with elements of brawler’s top-down shooters and dungeon crawlers
your players cassadee a young woman who finds herself dealing with depression
and suffering from horrifying nightmares now in this free to play prologue you’ll
take Cassidy through her waking days as she looks to build meaningful
relationships with those around her the memories you form in the waking world
can also be harnessed within her dreams with the two states of being asleep and
awake being interconnected what you do in one will have an effect on the other
with around 4 to 6 hours of playtime it’s not so little taste of what’s to
come the shadows the full launch come the summer later in the year up next in at number three itta is a
bullet-hell boss rush adventure that sees you play as a girl on a mission of
revenge all over the deaths of her family while being guided by the spirit
of the family’s late pet cat inspired by themes of personal struggle and
perseverance eater will feature 18 bosses in what looks to be a super-tight
twin-stick shooter this accompanied by a suitably dramatic musical score we
understand players will be able to mix and switch combat styles a way of
finding different weapons each having their own differing characteristics and
attack styles said also a ship with accessibility options in what sounds a
similar way to those we so adored and Celeste
for example if things get too tricky you can toggle invincibility or change let’s
say the damage multipliers at any time it will come out on home PC and the
Nintendo switch on April 22nd at number two and something that’s very
really so very different with it being quite unlike anything we’ve seen before
in other waters is essentially a narrative adventure where you assume the
role of an AI assistant aiding a xenobiologist who’s searching for her
missing partner aside from the exploration of looking around the
different parts of the alien ocean where you’re able to explore reefs or dive
deep towards the ocean floor you also unlock various upgrades that help and
enable you to reach previously inaccessible areas while under review
embargo shall we say what makes another waters so different and yes we’ll leave
it there comes in part with it having you play by way of the multi-part UI
system with allowing you to interact with the world around you via a really
intuitive set of controls in doing so you can scan your surroundings collect
samples and generally explore and investigate the alien ocean it’s also
very pretty – and it’s use of complementary colors which seem to ebb
and flow and change as you move through the different oceanic layers is well
beautiful what is so good in what in other waters does though is how it
focuses on the overarching story and the relationship between the AI and the
pilot on the face of things there’s so much here – like with another waters
coming to PC and the switch on April 3rd at the number one spot for April 2020
and we’re thinking for many this won’t be too much of a surprise
moving out drops this coming April 28th and if you’re thinking it kind of looks
like overcooked but within a furniture removal setting but you’re pretty much
spot-on and you know what has games like these go it’s almost certain to overtake
the overcooked series as our most loved and go to local couch co-op game of all
time what it doesn’t is slightly different and for us better way that you
have with overcooked is how the chaos seems to avoid some of the passive
aggressive tendencies that seem to arise when playing a game within such a high
pressure setting as a restaurant it’s just so honestly so much fun you’re able
to play as many different characters including cats and dogs with also having
a huge range of accessibility options you’re able to increase
time limits reduce the difficulty and even lower the weight of some of the
items to make them easier to carry there’s also a scalable UI dyslexic
friendly fonts and subtitles as huge fans of local party couch co-op games
moving out is brilliant and from our time with it so far it’s likely to be
one of the best of its kind and we’ve no doubt it’ll feature in our game of the
year rundown come December moving outs coming to PC and all of the usual
consoles so which of these games or any others out this month are you most
looking forward to playing be sure to let us know in the comments and while
you’re here how about clicking that like button and subscribing to the channel if
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you don’t miss out on any of our videos thanks once again for watching we’ll see
you all again next time

Top 10 BEST Alternatives to Animal Crossing | PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox


with the new animal crossing finally
having launched if for whatever reason you’re not able to play it just yet here
are the get indie gaming top 10 similar games to Animal Crossing in terms of how
they play and how they make you feel we’re sure we’ll keep you busy in the
meantime up first in this animal crossing inspired rundown forager landed
on home PC the Nintendo switch and PlayStation 4 in April of last year we
can kind of guess what many of you might be thinking as it’s not the most pretty
of games to feature in this list although to pass it up because how it
looks would be a grave error as in fairness the design sparsely as it is is
unashamedly low fire and low-key graphics definitely keep the game
running nice and smoothly in what at times are incredibly busy sections with
plenty of on-screen action all going on at the same time well the early few
hours are focused in resource acquisition and building these
activities can soon be automated which takes away any kind of grind you might
feel had these tasks required constant attention where forager really succeeds
though is within its crafting systems with them not only being really good fun
but they’re also super simple and free you up to be able to create a huge array
of items and it’s never boring in doing so the mini Zelda like dungeons are also
well implemented and are worth getting into now we missed forage a first time
around when it launched on PC and we’ve loved our time with it on the switch a number 9 and first out back in 2014
and available on nearly every platform aside from the switch castaway paradise
features a tropical island setting and just like the other characters you have
an animal crossing all of the other villagers are animals most of your time
spent in castaway paradise sees you helping your fellow residents as you go
about making the island that little bit better for you all to live on there’s
plenty of fruits to be grown weeds to be tied it away and flowers to be picked
it’s pretty much a chilled affair and while you can go out catching fish this
might be that little bit too much for some with it easy just to sit around and
relax whilst enjoying your beautiful surroundings coming up next and from the
creator of Harvest Moon little dragon cafes best bits come from how it’s able
to harvest a tangible sense of communal spirit and we think it’ll gel rather
nicely with fans of the Animal Crossing franchise you play as one of a set of
twins who after their mother falls sick are asked to take over in the running of
the family cafe you’ll also happen to look after raised
and nurtured dragon within a story that’s pretty nonsensical although that
doesn’t really matter too much aside from running the cafe
you can also set out and explore the world with your sibling and Dragon and
while doing so undertake cooking minigames the usual farming like
activities and of course chatting with others it’s also super chilled and
utterly delightful little dragon cafe is available on PC PlayStation 4 and the
Nintendo switch from late December 2018 and are number
seven in this games like Animal Crossing countdown is garden pause like a few
others in this rundown you begin having inherited a farm with you having to
expand it while also build up the town close to where you live you do this by
earning coins from running a shop which can be supplemented by exploring caves
where you can find and take home treasure we quite liked how you’re able
to play as a number of animals from say a rabbit’s a cat a bird and badger and
even a horse once your town begins to grow more characters arrive to come and
live which unlocks more items and more quests for you to undertake with no
enemies to fight this really is a super enjoyable and casual game that also
happens to look and sound pretty darn nice as well you can play a garden pause
on your home PC by way of steam we also hear it’s coming out soon ish on the
switch first out way back in 2011 with later ports onto consoles handhelds and
mobiles terraria has gone on to sell more than 27 million copies across the
various platforms while more sandbox and simulation it offers many things to make
such games as Animal Crossing so appealing to so many people with its
game player revolving around exploration building crafting and mining or within a
procedurally generated world however unlike others in this list there are
plenty of enemies and nasties to fight which include boss battles so we concede
this won’t be to everybody’s taste although we thought it worth sharing
here particularly for anyone who might not have come across it before and at number five and somewhat of a
curveball for this list although if you are looking to mirror the charm and
grace as you find with an animal crossing you’ll find plenty here and
with it having one of the most enjoyable narratives out of the whole of last year
we taxi Oni sees you play as Kai as she visits the titular island in what’s
described as a mutant soap opera full of small-town pleasantly gossipy
individuals with a fine dose of the supernatural
what’s so astute with what mitat Sione is able to do is how the writing makes
you feel and care about each of the characters within the painterly
hand-drawn environments and while evidently not within the same genre as
Animal Crossing it shares so much and how it can make you feel while playing
the game we taxi Oni is out now on PlayStation 4
and on home pcs in fourth place in this rundown well it feels there isn’t too
much left to be said about this magical not so little darling of the indie game
community first out in 2016 with it seeing you quit your job in the city
before moving to a farm you’ve recently inherited like many if not all of the
games in this Animal Crossing like showcase it delivers a huge wedge of
charming gameplay and the interactions you have with really getting to know
your fellow townspeople being key to just how great this game can be then
with its fishing mining planting collecting and the odd bit of combat
here and there stardew valley is still one of the games we come back to time
and time again when we want to play something that’s just so kind and full
of happiness moving into the top three and jumping right onto the first rung of
the podium is my time in porsche visually it’s one of the best games
within the whole of this rundown with its vibrant colors
sparkling cartoony looking characters and striking environments which extends
outwards to all of the other animals and creatures you find as you go about your
business in a few words well it really is well it’s rather beautiful it’s also
essentially about building and pulling things together with an ax gameplay Lou
hunting crafting planting and farming around my time in Porsche is really
engaging and as the days pass and seasons change you have different
holidays and celebrations with which you and your fellow NPCs can all rally
behind the resource management side of things is also really well implemented
and super easy to organise the combat sections are also pretty cool and like
everything else within my time in Porsche it’s super easy to lose yourself
for hours at a time my time in Porsche came out in early 2019 for home PCs and
all of the usual consoles my time coming in at number 2 yonder cloud catcher
Chronicles was released in the summer of 2017 on the PC the PlayStation 4 and the
Xbox with it also making its way to the switch in May the following year like
many of the games in this rundown much of the appeal comes from its super
relaxing gameplay adventure loops or you can journey across the island of yonder
where you’re free to roam about the place doing this you so please as you do
you’ll come across 8 different biomes each of which having their own
distinctive look and feel but also their own creatures who you’re able to
befriend by offering them goodies from your inventory we really enjoyed the
parts of the game where you can take on a number of jobs around the place from
running your own little farm having a go at say tailoring becoming a chef or even
being a carpenter and so doing you’re able to help out your fellow residents
with its deep player customization and vibrant world you can do basically what
you want to do at your own pace yonder the cloud catcher Chronicles is a fine
gem to uncover if you’ve yet to do so at number one kind words is so unlike
and like animal crossing and it’s certainly not a sim and some people
might even doubt whether it’s a game however it does offer in places things
fans of new leaf will instantly recognize with also offering a
magnificent and yet again wholesome overall experience in kind words you
send and receive letters by way of a deer in a post person’s cap each of
these letters are from real people around the world and what’s a testament
to whatever filters the developers have in place the content of the letters are
so very reminiscent of those you might receive within the animal crossing
letter system much of the time it’s people are asking for help or advice and
you’re able to respond and just like animal crossing letters arrive the
moment is sent so far everything we’ve seen within kind words is so very
uplifting and in these uncertain times it’s a fine place to wile away a few
hours while waiting to get hold of the new animal crossing ok so those are our
picks of the best 10 alternate games to play while you wait to get hold of the
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Top 15 New Metroidvania Indie Games of 2020 | PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox


we really like our Metroidvania games
here at get indie gaming and looking at the release schedules there are plenty
of great looking games in this genre coming out this year and beyond hi
everybody my name’s Stuart and today on get indie gaming the top Metroidvania
games were looking forward to in 2020 and perhaps the year after let’s get all
this going at number 15 with vigil the longest night it very much wares
inspirations front and center it looks like a cross between the likes of salt
and sanctuary Castlevania and blood-borne headed onto the PC and all
the usual consoles this year with a launch timeline that still to be
confirmed it features a lady called Layla on a quest to save her home from
the encroaches of an evil force that’s investing the surrounding countryside
this 2d action platformer on the face of things will offer a precise and
technical combat and comes with the aim of challenging players in what’s said to
be a high degree difficulty this one comes also with a strong and compelling
overall story that’s full of eldritch horror do you remember already out on the Apple
arcade service and coming to steam as well as the switch at some point soonish
in most is a terrific story driven puzzle platformer where you’re able to
play as three distinct characters all within a marvelously darkened
interconnected story one of the most enjoyable features comes from your
ability to lure your enemies into spring traps which feels most pleasing when
successfully pulled off as for the pixel art well as you can see it’s a fine
looker with the audio side of things being not too shabby at all we’ve played
this already via an iPad I look forward to doing the same again while out and
about on the Nintendo switch up now and with a prologue that’s out on March 26th
with it being free to play unbound worlds apart we suspect we’ll have a
full launch over the course of the year featuring some stunning looking
hand-drawn artwork it will provide a nonlinear story with its core coming
from magic portals which will offer players different mechanics and impact
how the character is able to interact within the game’s environment so what
does that all mean well it feels similar to the types of things you might have
seen in dark where the laws of physics are upended meaning you have to adapt
and rethink how you might go about solving the puzzles you come across
given this has Metroidvania elements some of these puzzles well you won’t be
able to solve them the first time you come across them although you may be
able to do so later in the game once you’ve learned the necessary skills
unbound looks pretty special with its mix of combat and puzzles and reminds us
all of a sharp-looking cartoon dark fantasy story this one’s coming to home
PC first with perhaps other platforms to be announced moving on down this rundown
and at number 12 that guy is a super dark fantasy adventure featuring an
ordinary boy having been turned into a monster while your new form affords you
various monster-like abilities such as running on ceilings to spitting acid
abilities that will also evolve as you take new skills from defeated bosses
you’re also looking to try hold on – what makes you human the guys
is expected out in the autumn on two home pcs up next and in Cova your
players a space mercenary within a narrative driven sci-fi Metroidvania
that appears driven by RPG elements you’ll join one of three factions each
having their own perks missions and dialogue options with you also able to
undertake naturally enough various quests and side missions to earn credits
to upgrade your skills ship and weapons the most curious aspect of kona comes in
what the team are calling a combat control system which takes aspects of
first-person shooters and pairs it down for 2d with you able to fully aim and
control your projectiles Cova is expected out at some point onto the
PlayStation for the PC the switch and the Xbox one quite literally swinging
its way into the number 10 slot biomass with its sword and lightsaber gameplay
is having played a recent demo one of the hardest games we’ve played in recent
months with it being utterly devilishly difficult we’re talking Sakura and Dark
Souls levels of hardness that in all honesty well it’s probably above what
our sadly aging reflex and coordination skills are
more used to that aside though biomass with its pixel art is a stunner and
comes with a deep and rich lore which seems finally created and giving much
back to those who fancy taking a look into it as for the boss battles each of
them has a hidden phase triggered by various requirements and if met will
deliver their own distinct rewards biomass is also out towards the end of
April so if you fancy having a crack at this monster of a great looking game
there’s not too long to wait before it comes out on own pcs and number nine Flynn son of crimson
will see you place Flynn a young man having been orphaned as a child within a
beautifully handcrafted 2d pixelated world that’s all threatened by a looming
darkness it comes with an emphasis on player
discovery and with a nonlinear exploration system it also seems to have
more than a decent overall combat and boss battle thing going on with it
Flynn’s son of crimson should be coming to home PCs this year alongside the
PlayStation 4 and Xbox one another success from the Kickstarter funding
service they’ll and is clearly looking at creating a tribute to the
action-adventure games you might have seen back within the 8 and 16-bit days
of old although it’s also looking to add current and modern elements to keep it
fresh whilst offering something new the pixel art looks particularly striking as
to the backgrounds and in-game environments each using a huge color
palette and exquisitely put together character animations as the player well
you’ll be able to wander this open world and travel from one town to another all
while speaking with NPCs and doing the usual things you do in such games combat
is customized by way of your choice of weapons with you naturally enough being
able to learn new skills and abilities which you’re able to access part of the
map previously unaccessible failings should come to steam this year with
possible future releases on the usual consoles at a point that’s to be
determined coming up next at number seven and
something we’ve not really seen before dark lighters plan to come out an early
access later this year with it being an action-platformer within a cyberpunk
world full of supernatural beings we’re truly taken with how all of this looks
the graphics particularly and the characters to the overall environment
design where they’re so very vivid in their animations and vibrant and the
choice of colors at play the other aspect of note comes from the enemies
you’ll face we believe most if not all are invisible to your character’s naked
eye and are only visible from the light coming from a drone that accompanies you
within the darkness expect it out on the switch PlayStation 4 and via Steam
originally this coming summer over the past few days as this video airs towards
the end of March 2020 developer pixel art studio have announced be shooting
with its ninja platforming action elements will now be coming out over the
summer of the year off next Ashida n– is looking very much a classy
affair with this hand-drawn pixel art more than it’s eight different levels of
platforming and scrapping gameplay the delay is said to enable the team to
fully deliver upon the game’s expectations and rather than rush it out
before it’s ready they’re taking the time they need to get it all done moving
onwards and into the top-5 anew the distant light is a single-player
side-scrolling action adventure game all within an open world that’s full of
puzzles surprises and mysteries successfully kick-started in 2017 with
it being featured in our monthly Kickstarter showcase back in March of
that year we’re really looking forward to see how this one is able to tell what
seems to be a pretty unique kind of tale using visual storytelling alone a newer
distant light is inspired by classics such as Metroid limbo and Cave Story and
will likely appeal to such fans with having around 40 plus hours of gameplay
all within what appears to be an exotic and surreal looking environment
this looks really rather superb it’s coming to pcs first and perhaps at
consoles at some point in the future announced as coming to the switch during
the Nintendo indie world event held back in late 2019 axiom verge 2 will be out
first on the platform sometime this year by all accounts Tom Happ the creator and
developer began working on the sequel as long as four years ago with players
discovering the origins of the axiom verge universe within this upcoming
sequel much like the original we’re expecting the heavily pixelated
side-scrolling game with heaps of power-ups and upgrades of plenty
with also lots of platforming action adventure based challenges with all new
characters abilities and a fully revamped gameplay system this drops at
some point later in the year we’re thinking around the time for the
holidays one of the hidden gems from the recent Steam Spring Festival of games
carrion comes in at number three this one’s been dubbed the reverse
horror game rather than playing as the usual hero a person with the
responsibility of taking down the usual monster or bosses in this one you’re
playing as the monster with you escaping from a lab all the while harvesting and
munching upon the humans you find as you go about your killing spree the more you
gobble the bigger you get which in turn means you’re more powerful and able to
cause all the more destruction as you can see it’s incredibly graphic and gory
with it expected out this year on home PC the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox it’s
also published by devolver digital so that’s another hallmark of quality right
there in the runners-up position we have recompile a game we’ve unashamedly
featured here on get indie gaming a good number of times already to be honest it
looks better each time we see it and speaking with people who went to the PAX
East event back in Boston in March it’s looking even better than the footage we
have on screen at the moment this apparently comes from what we understand
to be an older build of the game if you’re new to recompile your playing as
a sentient piece of AI code with your task being to escape deletion or within
what seems to be one heck of a action shoot platformer like others in
this countdown we’ve had a decent hands-on time with a few demos and well
initially the platforming seems simple enough the difficulty ramps up fairly
quickly and we think this one will offer players a stiff and all-round solidly
hard challenge we’re expecting recompile to launch this year onto home PCs by way
of steam and would love to see it out on consoles at some point as well at number
one and for many people who watch this channel given the levels of interest
this will come as no surprise hollow knight silk song is the sequel to the
much-loved and multi award-winning hollow knight with it expected out at
some point this year or what seems more likely with it rolling into 2021 this
time you players Hornet or within a fully revisited game with all new powers
abilities and a hundred and fifty more beasts monsters and Knights for you and
Hornet do battle against we’ve been lucky enough to have hands-on time with
silk song at a couple of events over the past six or so months and from what we
played of it so far it delivers more on what made hollow Knight so popular but
also a few noticeable tweaks and changes as to better make use of Hornets
differing abilities as for the music well the composer of the hollow Knights
core is back working on silk song 2 yet again we’re expecting something that’s
already utterly magnificent so if this is expected out when it’s good and ready
hollow Knight silk song will be out first on PC and the switch with perhaps
other console launches to follow that’s just about it for this rundown hopefully
you’re all keeping well as best as you can out there and please let us know
which Metroidvania is you’re most looking forward to seeing down in the
comments as always many thanks for watching and we’ll see you back here
soon for more indie game videos

WORLD OF HORROR – Early access First impressions


I have a confession to make. I am very picky with my horror games. Although I enjoy horror games a lot, I honestly
don’t play that many of them. Mainly because I find that very few of them
manage to catch my interest. What I’m trying to say is that, when I do
get curious about a horror game, I’m only ever going to stick with it if I’m truly interested
in it. And let me tell you, this game managed to
hook me from the first 10 minutes I played and it’s definitely not an experience
that I’ll forget anytime soon. Just like the title screen says however, the
game is still in early access so if you’re interested in checking it out please do keep
that in mind. So whatever thoughts and feelings that are in this video will obviously also be based on the early access version of the game as well. WORLD OF HORROR is an adventure game in which
you have to solve a number of different mysteries in the small sea-side city of Shiokawa in
hopes of warding off a terrible evil. The game was inspired by retro adventure games so if you’re familiar with games like Arkham
Horror or that sort of adventure board game, you’ll most likely find WORLD OF HORROR very
easy to pick up. But do not worry! Even if you have no experience with these
types of games and you just want to check the game out because you think it looks cool,
there’s a very handy tutorial that’ll answer any questions about how the game works. So don’t be too scared. As you start a new adventure, the game will
ask you to pick a case to investigate. Each one of these cases that you choose are
built up of a number of events that are randomly generated. This means that every playthrough will be
slightly different from the next and that you’re encouraged to investigate the same
mystery numerous times in order to see all possible events and see all possible outcomes. During your investigations as you’re traveling
to different places to check for clues you’re going to be faced with both enemies and different
types of skill checks. The combat is turn-based and features an action
bar which you can fill up with any kind of actions you’d like to take in battle as long
as you have the required equipment. You have several different options whether
you’d like to actually fight enemies, run away from them or try your hand and some form
of communication. The success of all of your actions obviously
depend on your current stats and equipment. And speaking of your stats and equipment,
there’s a leveling system which will allow you to spend points leveling up whatever stats
you’d like. As well as a shop that will sell you certain
items, but you can also come across items as you’re investigating. The outcome of the skill checks will also obviously
depend on your current stats. (So keep that in mind before you try something
stupid and end up dead like I did.) So although each playthrough of the game will
be of very varying lengths and very different overall, they’re all generally pretty short. And that is again because you are encouraged
to investigate the same mystery several times. You’ll see new things if you do and depending
on your choices, you might find a new ending. If you’re looking into this game, you’re probably
going to hear the same thing being repeated a lot. And that is that this game feels very Junji
Ito inspired. But that’s because it’s true. WORLD OF HORROR isn’t an adaption of any of
Ito’s stories and it’s not a rip-off in any capacity but it’s very obviously inspired
by Junji Ito. Although the extremely intricate drawings
from a Junji Ito manga can’t be translated into something like a 1-bit artstyle, that’s
also not the point. With its uncanny faces, body horror and placing
unknown horrors into the mundane, WORLD OF HORROR ends up feeling Junji Ito inspired. One can also absolutely not ignore the very
obvious Lovecraftian influences. When cosmic gods come knocking on your door
you’re bound to think of H.P Lovecraft. That’s not to say that the atmosphere doesn’t feel unique because it certainly does. The mixture of Japanese urban legends and
cosmicism is very interesting because it weaves together folklore with the horrors of the
unknown. So although the setting feels very average
every day, you’re bound to be creeped out when you open one of the lockers at school
and can’t even wrap your head around what’s currently living inside of it. It’s a game that wraps its claws around you
within minutes of starting it. Because of the nature of the gameplay, all
your decisions will either doom you or save you and it’s up to you to figure out what
the best thing to do is. All while trying to, you know, stay sane in
the face of eldritch horrors. The pixel art-style is something that although
fairly simple-looking, really gives the game a special feel. The black and white is reminiscent of old
manga and some of the monsters in this game really made my stomach turn. Something that’s also really cool is that
the game has a bunch of different colors palettes and gives you the choice to either customize
your color palette yourself or to pick a random one before each new playthough. This sounds really simple but it makes a huge
difference, especially when you go in for your 2nd and 3rd playthroughs because it can
give scenes a completely different feel. It is absolutely also worth mentioning that
this game was made by one guy. We’ve had several of these amazing releases
in the past few years that were made by just one person, and it’s really cool to see people
so passionate about their projects. So while WORLD OF HORROR may not be the longest
of experiences, that’s not something that holds it back. As a matter of fact it’s quite the opposite. It’s adapted a very effective short story
formula which is what makes it so addicting. As a horror fan, I would strongly recommend
it. It’s been a while since a game got under my
skin in the same way that WORLD OF HORROR managed to and it’s just as spooky as
it is refreshing. I was really longing for something unique
to catch me off guard this year and I was pleasantly surprised to find it hit me upside
the head. So if you’re interested in checking this game
out, keep your eyes open because WORLD OF HORROR will be available on Steam, Playstation
4 and the Nintendo Switch this year. And like I mentioned earlier, is already available now in early access. I hope you enjoyed this video. Thank you so much for watching.

HOW TO DOWNLOAD ANY PC GAME FOR FREE 2020| TOP WEBSITES TO DOWNLOAD GAMES


hello and welcome IT official. Today I
will show the top best websites that can help you to be able to download games
for your PC and for your PlayStation also an xbox If this is your first time on this
channel please subscribe to this channel first of all open up your browser and then you type in oceans of games like that
hit enter so that is the first one oceanof-games.com click
on that spot to open up the website and so that’s its oceans of games and here is the home page of the website you can see the games here the time it was uploaded
18 hours ago that’s it
the game overview yeah, you can also get the specs of the game and also a
system requirement of the game so that here you can download the game
from this that the full version of it lets check up on sports
other categories that they have there so we have combat yeah a lot less take is
this popular game called pro evolution soccer yeah that game
like that pro evolution soccer and then hit enter so that’s the results from the search
we did you can also search for your own game and then as I said this is
a very big website which is which is having a lot of games
let’s click on the 15 got it so the overview of the pes 15
yeah the specs and the necessary requirement you can also download it from here
so that’s pretty much about it yeah now lets check out the second website yeah and also you type in PC games download a very powerful website also PC games download so the first click
that has pc-games.com click on it to open up the official off it
that is it you can see that this is very huge site these are the games over there lets check out the Steel Division and see we have it there steel division Mundy so we have the upload info of the game and also the game info and also its has some specs of it
inside of it like system requirements and also has some screenshots of the
game you are about to download with so that’s pretty much about it
also they if are asked of password thats the password you are to psgames-download.com these are the links you download from we have
Mega erm we have userclouds, a lot so can download from there. (Any of the links given) let’s check out a different game and
then let’s see I think lets check out Sniper yeah it’s
yeah sniper ghost 3 so that’s thats the upload info, the game info and also the screenshots of the game yeah also the password so the password are the
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