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Special Day of the Devs Humble Bundle Available Now

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In honor of the upcoming event this Saturday, Double Fine has put together a special Day of the Devs Humble Bundle of indie favorites. Day of the Devs is an event hosted by Double Fine and  iam8bit that brings together both developers and gamers in appreciation of indie games. The festival features a variety of playable games – some for the first time – as well as live musical performances. Attendees will be able to get their hands on Yooka Laylee, Moblets, and Knights and Bikes before anyone else all while rubbing shoulders with the creators of these games and many more. Read More

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Tired of Matching Candy? Try Adventure Games Instead

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Many people who don’t consider themselves gamers have dived right in to puzzle games. Games like Candy Crush Saga, Bejeweled, and Angry Birds are easy to play because they have a very low learning curve. There’s also not a lot of depth to them. If you’re blissfully happy playing puzzle games, that’s great. But if you’re looking for something new to spark your interest, adventure games might be the way to go. Read More

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Games Like Gravity Falls

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Gravity Falls is a wildly popular cartoon about twin siblings, Mabel and Dipper Pines, who spend a summer with their Grunkel Stan in a rural Oregon town. The show is quirky, but it can also be pretty heartfelt at times. Dipper and Mabel’s makeshift family has to contend with Gravity Falls’ peculiar paranormal weirdness, like zombies, gnomes, and living wax sculptures. Of course there’s also the usual adolescent problems—crushes, befriending older teens, and sibling rivalry. Although it’s mostly a kid’s show, lots of teenagers also enjoy Gravity Falls. (I fell in love with it at 25.)

I’ve collected a list of games that remind me of Gravity Falls, so when you or your kids are waiting for a new episode, you’ll have something to tide you over.
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