The Beginner's Guide - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Brendan Caldwell)

Sure. Sure.

Hey everyone, look. The creators of The Beginner s Guide have made a new game. I wonder what emotional masterpiece they ve made this time? Let s go take a lo– oh. It s an RPGMaker game about Keanu Reeves indiscriminately stabbing people. Well, you know, maybe there s a hidden message. A deep satire on the state of the videogames industry. A worthy soliloquy hidden in the dialogue. Perhaps there s some understanding of the human condition to be gleaned from

No. No, it s just a rando JRPG about Keanu Reeves dealing drugs to children. (more…)

The Stanley Parable - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Brendan Caldwell)

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.>

The Beginners Guide, aka, the sad one. After the Stanley Parable warmed the innards of human animals across the world, the two creators went their separate ways. One of them resurfaced a couple of years later holding a free game with a superbly long name called Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist. The other appeared with The Beginner s Guide. Both were good, but for completely different reasons.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alice O'Connor)

Humble Bundles come every fortnight nowadays but the Humble Indie Bundle is still a rare treat, something a bit fancier than the rest – the flagship bundle. Numero diecisiete is now upon us (I know – diecisiete already! but it has been six years of HIBs), a pay-what-you-want bundle of games including Lethal League, The Beginner’s Guide, Super Time Force Ultra, Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime, and Nuclear Throne.

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The Stanley Parable - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (Alec Meer)

Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist is the new game from the new studio from William Pugh, co-developer of The Stanley Parable. It starts British comedian Simon Amstell, and could arguably be said to maybe possibly feature a grappling hook. It’s free, and out now, and here’s whether it’s worth your precious, precious time. … [visit site to read more]

The Beginner's Guide - Gran PC
An update to The Beginner's Guide has been released. The major changes include:

All platforms
  • Resolved an issue where pressing 9 could cause the game to crash.

Windows
  • Resolved various issues that could cause the game to fail to start up.
  • Resolved an issue in which the game would crash at seemingly random points.

Mac
  • Resolved various issues that could cause the game to fail to start up.

Linux
  • Resolved an issue that caused some UI icons to be displayed as letters, instead of icons.
The Beginner's Guide - Valve
The Beginner's Guide is Now Available on Steam and is 20% off!*

The Beginner's Guide is a narrative video game from Davey Wreden, the creator of The Stanley Parable. It lasts about an hour and a half and has no traditional mechanics, no goals or objectives. Instead, it tells the story of a person struggling to deal with something they do not understand.

*Offer ends October 8 at 10AM Pacific Time
The Stanley Parable - contact@rockpapershotgun.com (John Walker)

The Stanley Parable creator, Davey Wreden, is back two years later with a solo project, The Beginner’s Guide [official site]. Released under his new development name, Everything Unlimited, this is an abstruse wander through a mysterious collection of games and game ideas, quite unlike anything else you’ve played. Does it work? Here’s wot I think:>

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