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Watch us play We Happy Few pre-alpha live right now

We Happy Few is a new title in development by Compulsion Games, makers of 2013's stylish adventure puzzle game, Contrast. Polygon has been granted early press access to a pre-alpha build to...

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PS4 launching with these 25 games in Europe

Sony is launching the PlayStation 4 in Europe starting this Friday, Nov. 29, and 25 games will be available for the console that day, the company confirmed today. Just like in North America,...

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Contrast launch trailer introduces a world of shadows

A launch trailer for Compulsion Games' Contrast sets up the story with a young girl who misses her father and her imaginary shadow-shifting friend. Didi's father left her and her mother some time...

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Contrast review: black and white

Contrast has the trappings of an indie darling. In developer Compulsion Games' first project, a slinky lady acrobat morphs into a shadow figure and climbs the walls of a 1930s European city....

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Contrast's inclusion in PS4 launch lineup made multiplatform possible, says dev

Compulsion Games' shadow-shifting platforming adventure Contrast was initially destined for Windows PC only until Sony stepped in and asked to feature the game in its PlayStation 4 launch lineup,...

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Contrast launching four days late on PS3

The PlayStation 3 release of Contrast will launch in North America a few days after all other versions of the game, developer Compulsion Games confirmed today. The highly stylized platformer comes...

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Contrast dev diary details inspiration behind film noir look, shadowy mechanics

The latest developer diary for Compulsion Games' Contrast gives viewers a look at the inspiration behind its film noir look and shadow-jumping mechanics — as well as an introduction to the jazz...

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Contrast gets a jazzy new trailer, pre-orders open

A new trailer for Compulsion Games' puzzle-platformer Contrast focuses on the game's Jazz Age-inspired soundtrack. Didi longs to meet the father who left her and her mother when she was younger;...

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Contrast may come to Xbox One, ran on PS4 first, says dev

Film noire platformer Contrast may come to Xbox One in the future, developer Compulsion Games' Sam Abbott told Polygon. According to Abbott, a Xbox One port won't be possible in the immediate...

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Contrast trailer jazzes up a girl's imaginary shadow-shifting friend

In a new trailer for Compulsion Games' puzzle-platformer Contrast, a little girl hopes to see her parents together again. Didi's father left her and her mother when she was smaller, and she dreams...