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New Vane trailer is so pretty even its dust is pretty

I never thought I’d be so interested in the dust that kicks up behind someone running. It’s kind of a throwaway. It doesn’t really have any effect on anything. It’s there and then it’s not. But there’s something about the way that Friend & Foe’s new game Vane does it that’s got me watching dust over and over again. Vane has a simple, mysterious beauty that is equally drawn from its desert setting, its scant details, and the occasional low poly dust cloud. All of this is shown off to full effect in the new trailer. Pulled together from gameplay…

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New Bloodborne trailer shows horror is better with friends

I’ve always thought Bloodborne is what might happen if the raw brutality of Dario Argento merged with the insane hellscapes that must populate the mind of Clive Barker. The new trailer takes us to some spaces generally familiar to horror buffs, but does so beautifully. It even lets me do the thing I love the most about horror: share it with a friend. The new trailer shows off not just one but two cloaked slayers of the accursed. Ignoring how awesome it would be to literally hack and slash one’s way through large, fleshy, blood-splattering foes, consider the state of…