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    Backbone, the anthropomorphic indie detective game from developer EggNut and publisher Raw Fury, launches on PC today! A new trailer was revealed to accompany the event:


    Some of the game's highlighted features are as follows:
    • Become a raccoon as you explore the seedy underbelly of an alternate Vancouver inhabited by anthropomorphic animals.
    • Make meaningful connections with a diverse cast of characters in pursuit of the truth in an increasingly tangled mystery.
    • A modern dystopic tale of a cold and existentialist world, bleak and dreary, but not entirely without hope.
    • High-resolution 2.5D pixel art creates a breathtaking landscape to explore alongside 3D effects like dynamic lighting, pouring rain, volumetric fog and neon lights.
    • Original doom jazz soundtrack adds to the cinematic ambience, telling a story with every sound.
    Backbone is available on Windows PC via the Microsoft Store, Steam, GOG.com, and the Epic Games Store. It is also free to download with Xbox Game Pass for PC. A console version is planned to release later this year.

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  3. Scott_pilgrim

    Scott_pilgrim Unfunny
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    more people can become furries
     
  4. Seliph

    Seliph Best Girl ʕ •ᴥ•ʔ
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    The pixel art and music in this game rocks and I haven't played the full game yet but the prologue chapter is really good and free on steam to check out.

    Furry/10
     
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  5. x65943

    x65943 the end is nigh, buy doge coin
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    "publisher Raw Fury"

    Imho wasted opportunity there removing the extra R
     
  6. BitMasterPlus

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    If this game is legit good I will play it.
     
  7. Scott_pilgrim

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    you wanna slowly turn people into furries, that would be too obvious
     
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    Furry Noir is kind of its own genre, because noir in general is difficult to do with humans in today's political climate. Furry makes it quick and easy to avoid any racial stigma, etc. See: Chicken Police / Inspector Waffles, and probably some older titles I can't remember off the top of my head. (A few good books with that genre too, Inhuman Acts, and (I think) Indigo Rain.
     
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    There is also the new Rachet and Clank game for the PS5 but then again is hard to get a PS5.
     
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    OP Prans Geek, gamer, human
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    I really liked Chicken Police and it kinda drew me to Backbone. I'll give it a go and maybe even review it.
     
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    I play way too many games... I wish I was good at the whole 'review' thing but most of my judgment comes down to emotional satisfaction so it's hard for me to put into words WHY I liked a game, only that I enjoyed it and would recommend it or found it to be a bit of a waste of time. Plus I know how subjective these things are so it's often "If you like this type of thing, you might like this game." - I could write a story easier than I could write a review though.
     
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  12. subcon959

    subcon959 teh retro
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    Apparently the final game is a major let down compared to the demo. What a shame.
     
  13. chrisrlink

    chrisrlink Has a PhD in dueling
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    you can play it on XGP day 1 i cut back on ultimate and just doing pc version since my one S is gone and my 360 is RGH'd
     
  14. RedBlueGreen

    RedBlueGreen GBAtemp Advanced Maniac
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    Eh, most of the games I've played with antrho characters have been fun (except Yooka Laylee), so I might give it a try.
     
  15. x65943

    x65943 the end is nigh, buy doge coin
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    Count yourself lucky you have never played Bubsy 3D
     
  16. Scott_pilgrim

    Scott_pilgrim Unfunny
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    did you just insult the greatest game of all time?
     
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    No I’m not a furry-pervert
     
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