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News Thing: Volume announced, Arkane working on Prey 2, and Humble Origin Bundle

We at Entertainium are a small team. We don’t often get the time to report on the news as it occurs because we’re busy with other matters. So, rather than expend energy writing up individual stories, we’ve elected to post a weekly recap of some news we feel is worth mentioning. Maybe that will be only a couple events, or perhaps several. Who knows. This is only the first edition, so anything goes (like settling on a proper name). Now then, onto the news: Thomas Was Alone creator announces Volume Mike Bithell, the mind behind the brilliant Thomas Was Alone, announced his new game this past week. Volume is a stealth game in which you take on the role of an as-of-yet-unnamed thief, attempting to avoid detection through a variety of non-lethal gadgets as the protagonist does not kill. The game has a sort of...
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Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse Announcement

Castle of Illusion is easily one of SEGA Genesis’ most iconic games. And now that remakes are all around, it’s Mickey’s turn to get a facelift. SEGA is handling the remake and it’s soon to be released on Playstation 3 on September 3th and on Xbox 360 and PC on September 4th, for $15 or its respective equivalents on all those platforms under the title Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse. There’s also a pre-order promotion going on stating tomorrow and running until September 2nd on PSN: by pre-ordering the game, you’ll not only get access to the original version of the Genesis game, but also a dynamic dashboard theme and three avatars. For those not old enough to remember the original Castle of Illusion, and heck, this makes me feel old, here’s a quick starter – the evil witch Mizrabel kidnaps Minnie and it’s up...
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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons Review

Growing up, I never got along with my brother. Even now, as adults, we hardly ever connect. In a way, our personalities are just not compatible. So every time I see any sort of sibling interaction in any medium or even in person, meeting someone, I always get a tinge of envy. Mostly because I’ve tried so hard to understand, appreciate and love my brother over the years, quirks and all – as bad as that can get, dealing with that part of my life. Then comes along Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, which deals expertly with this exact subject: brothers getting along and a life threatening goal they must reach. In Brother’s case, their ultimate goal is to heal their sick father somehow, on the heels of losing their mother after a tragic accident. Brothers puts you in control of both siblings on...
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