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FileShack for the week of June 16, 2012 features a Gratuitous Tank Battles demo, a Wolfram demo, and more!
Gratuitous Tank Battles demo
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Get explodey as Positech Games, developers of Gratuitous Space Battles, presents its latest war simulator in Gratuitious Tank Battles. Take command of waves of heavily armored behemoths in the top-down real-time strategy "tower defense hybrid with online elements and customisable units." Grab the demo for Windows and start blowing your enemies up already.
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Enjoy the first ten levels of the Wolfenstein 3D remake Wolfram, featuring "modern graphics including per-pixel lighting and shadows, ragdoll physics, real 3D environment, gameplay enchancements, achievement system and many other original innovations." Who doesn't love Wolfenstein 3D? Download the demo for Windows and kill some Nazi scum.
Baseball Mogul 2013 demo
Want to see how your favorite professional Major League Baseball will fare the rest of the 2012 as the dawn of the All-Star Break nears? Try out the Baseball Mogul 2013 demo by SportsMogul, which describes it as "the groundbreaking franchise that revolutionized sports games continues to redefine the way you run and manage your favorite baseball team." Grab a pack of Big League Chew and knock it out of the park with the Windows trial demo.
From WadjetEye Games, the developers of games like Da New Guys and Gemini Rue, comes the point and click adventure title Resonance. Featuring over ten hours of gameplay, with a story thoroughly influenced by player choices and decisions, players must "secure terrible new technology before it falls into the wrong hands. The lives of four playable characters become entangled as they fight against the clock to find the dead scientist’s secret vault." Watch as the terrible disaster unfolds in the demo for Windows.
Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne free game
Are you a fan of the show Community? You probably should be, especially if you want to be streets ahead. Celebrate the show's renewal in this fan-made recreation of the Journey to the Center of Hawkthorne, a pixel by pixel replica of the 16-bit game featured in Community's Digital Estate Planning. Play the free two-dimensional side-scrolling game for Windows 32-bit, Windows 64-bit, and Mac, now featuring all of your favorite characters.
A Mother's Inferno free game
Developed by a group of students in 2011 from the Danish Academy of Digital Interactive Entertainment in one month, A Mother's Inferno is "a psychedelic singleplayer game about a train trip gone to hell in which all you have at your disposal is your will, your hands and a shard of glass." Prepare yourself for one trippy, and completely free, game in Windows and Mac flavors.
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