Frozen Synapse

PC, MAC, IPAD / Strategy / Release: May 26, 2011 / ESRB: U

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Frozen Synapse out on iPad now

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Frozen Synapse out on iPad now

It's been a long time coming, but the iPad edition of turn-based tactics 'em up Frozen Synapse is finally upon us. It boasts cross-platform play which not only lets you fight people on other platforms, but lets you play your turns across other devices too.

Watch: Cross-play demonstrated »

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Frozen Synapse: Tactics announced for PS3, Vita

Frozen Synapse: Tactics announced for PS3, Vita

Mode 7's tip-top turn-based tactics 'em up Frozen Synapse is coming to PlayStation 3 and Vita later this year, altered in mysterious ways to become Frozen Synapse Tactics. LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developer Double Eleven is making, teasing that it'll "reinvent" the original's lovely looks (shown above).

Read more: "Not simply a transition of the original onto console" »

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Frozen Synapse: Red DLC released, adding co-op

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Frozen Synapse: Red DLC released, adding co-op

DLC often runs the risk of splintering a multiplayer community, but Mode 7 Games is cannily and kindly dodging that with the 'Red' expansion for Frozen Synapse. Released yesterday for $9.99, Red adds campaign co-op, more missions, a new multiplayer mode, a riot shield unit and more--which anyone can play with as long as the other player has bought the DLC.

Watch: Riot (shield) grrrls unite »

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Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

Fez wins IGF 2012 Grand Prize

The movers and shakers of the indie scene came together at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco last night for the 2012 Independent Games Festival awards ceremony, where prizes aplenty were handed out to this year's winners and future stars.

Polytron's eternally in-development puzzle-platformer Fez lifted the Grand Prize and $30,000, four years after it won an IGF award for Excellence In Visual Art. Other notable winners include Dear Esther, Frozen Synapse, and Spelunky.

Read more: All the night's winners »

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Little Big Bunch bundles for charity

Little Big Bunch bundles for charity

The various Humble Bundles have gained attention for offering PC games to support charity and indie developers, but the idea is spreading. The Little Big Bunch now offers a pay-what-you-want set of five PC titles to benefit GamesAid, a UK children's charity. Distribution is being handled by GetGames.

The bundle includes DRM-free versions of Explodemon, Frozen Synapse, and Munch's Oddysee, a Steamworks version of Serious Sam Double D, and New Star Soccer 5.

Read more: The games line-up »

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Frozen Synapse coming to iPad

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Frozen Synapse coming to iPad

Mode 7's tip-top top-down tactical game Frozen Synapse is deploying to iPad, the English indie has announced. The new kneetop edition will support cross-platform play with the original PC, Mac and Linux versions.

The iPad version will enter beta "shortly," Mode 7 says, but the price and release date are not due to be announced until next year.

Read more: Waiting on reception before thinking about Android »

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Shack PSA: Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle ends today

Shack PSA: Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle ends today

The Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle, the latest in the line of pay-what-you-want indie packs, will expire in a few hours. If you haven't picked it up yet, you have a handful of hours to chip in your money and pick up three games. Donating more than the average nets you the Frozenbyte bundle as well.

Read more: Over a million dollars and counting »

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Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle launches

Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle launches

When is a Bundle not a bundle? When it's the Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle, which launched today containing only Mode 7's lovely Frozen Synapse under the usual Humble pay-what-you-want model. However, if you pay more than the average, you'll also get the Humble Frozenbyte Bundle which ran earlier this year. Mega-bargain!

Read more: Trine, Shadowgrounds, and more as bonuses »

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Shack PSA: 25% off Pre-Orders for Turn-Based Tactical Shooter 'Frozen Synapse'

Indie developer Mode 7 is further sweetening the deal on pre-orders for its top-down, simultaneous turn-based tactical shooter Frozen Synapse with a 25% discount.

Frozen Synapse, as the recent trailer below shows, is top-down, turn-based tactical game placing you in control of a small squad in stylised arenas. Unconventionally, both players' turns take place simultaneously so each must anticipate the other's actions. Read more »

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Daily Filter: September 9, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

In today's Filter, we're featuring the Halo: Reach "Extended Cut" of the live-action "Deliver Hope" trailer. Read more »

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Turn-Based Tactical Game 'Frozen Synapse' Pre-Order Beta Begins

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Indie developer Mode 7 Games has announced that the beta version of its PC simultaneous turn-based tactical title Frozen Synapse is now available to all who have pre-ordered.

The Frozen Synapse puts players in charge of a small squad, attempting to outwit the enemy in turn-based action. Both sides' turns, however, are then played out simultaneously in real-time--similar to Blendo Games' Flotilla. Read more »

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