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Kentucky Route Zero Act II is suddenly out now

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The second episode of Cardboard Computer's sorta-adventure-game has finally released, only a month or so after it was originally supposed to (opens in new tab) . The devs marked the occasion by shouting from the rooftops and releasing a series of fireworks - oh, they issued a quiet tweet instead (opens in new tab) . If you own the game on Steam, you should find that it's automatically been updated to include its second act; if you bought it via other means, you've likely just been handed a download link. Either way, the subterranean Kentucky Route Zero has just been excavated a little more, though it's probably just as opaque as ever (opens in new tab) .

You'll find the episodic series on Steam right here (opens in new tab) , where it's only available in bulk, with all five episodes (including the three future acts) setting you back £18.99. There's also a sort of related interactive art exhibition called Limits and Demonstrations (opens in new tab) , which like all good art (and, well, all bad and mediocre art) is open to interpretation.

Cheers, RPS (opens in new tab) .

Tom loves exploring in games, whether it’s going the wrong way in a platformer or burgling an apartment in Deus Ex. His favourite game worlds—Stalker, Dark Souls, Thief—have an atmosphere you could wallop with a blackjack. He enjoys horror, adventure, puzzle games and RPGs, and played the Japanese version of Final Fantasy VIII with a translated script he printed off from the internet. Tom has been writing about free games for PC Gamer since 2012. If he were packing for a desert island, he’d take his giant Columbo boxset and a laptop stuffed with PuzzleScript games.