Rain World is a ‘survival platformer’ for Vita & PC

Rain World is “a survival platformer” set in an abandoned industrial environment. The world has been ravaged and intense rains make life as we know it impossible. Players control a slugcat who must hunt and collect enough food during the dry season–to survive another cycle of hibernation. Of course, there are other creatures that have the same plan.

Originally funded through Kickstarter for PC and Mac, a new update (via Eurogamer) reveals that Adult Swim has since picked up publishing rights, meaning a Vita release is also coming. “They are 100% here to help us take Rain World to the next level,” the devs say.

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Cult of the Wind is a game about people who pretend to be airplanes

Pew pew. Stretch your arms out wide and pretend you’re an airplane. That’s the premise of North of Earth’s bizarre multiplayer shooter, Cult of the Wind. “Human dogfights” play out, complete with imaginary weapons, pretend explosions, and airplane noises made with mouths.

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Conquest of the Skies is a VR nature documentary for Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift is no stranger to VR film programming. However, an upcoming nature documentary piqued our interest. Titled Conquest of the Skies, Atlantic Productions’ virtual-reality nature film will be narrated by Planet Earth‘s David Attenborough.

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Microsoft invites you to join them at a landfill (to find E.T.)

This is probably one of the weirdest video gaming invites you’ll ever receive. Microsoft wants gamers to join them in New Mexico. At a landfill. But wait! There’s a good reason for that.

Urban legend says that Atari got rid of millions of copies of E.T., the notoriously-terrible game that served as an icon for the death of the games industry in the 80s. But is it true? A new documentary commissioned by Microsoft is going to find out.

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Nintendo Mii-sim Tomodachi Life coming June 6, Christina Aguilera to guest

Nintendo is finally bringing its popular Tomodachi series westward with Tomodachi Life, a sim that uses custom Mii characters to develop the story. It will be coming to 3DS on June 6 for $34.99, the company announced today.

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