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Luftrausers taxiing for March 18 launch

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2014 9:30am PST

From fishing to the nuclear apocalypse, Ridiculous Fishing and Nuclear Throne developer has turned all manner of things into fine shooty games. So dogfighting aeroplanes should be a snap, really. Publisher Devolver Digital today announced that Luftrausers will launch of PC, ...

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"the multi key thing is not a bad idea for communities and more importantly a great advertisement ..."

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Steam Family Sharing now out of beta

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 01, 2014 11:00am PST

Valve is ready to bring families (or ten really close friends) a lot closer together, as the company has brought its Family Sharing program out of beta.

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"I somehow missed this in the FAQ. I agree that this limitation makes the whole system way less ..."

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Space-based adventure forma.8 blasting off later this year

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm PST

forma.8 is an action-adventure set on a distant planet in the future, putting players in the role of a lost space probe contending with hostile native creatures. This Metroidvania from developer MixedBag will come to PC, Mac, Linux, iOS, Vita, Wii U, and PS4 later this year.

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"I like the Limbo-with-color look to the game. Looks like fun."

- Gwyndion see all 5 comments

Real-time/turn-based hybrid Nova-111 announced

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2014 10:00am PST

Funktronic Labs, an indue studio founded by Q-Games vet Eddie Lee, has announced its first game: a hybrid of real-time and turn-based strategy mechanics called Nova-111.

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Carmageddon: Reincarnation enters Early Access in March

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 28, 2014 7:30am PST

Ladies and gentlemen, buckle up and hold onto your butts, as smash-happy racer Carmageddon: Reincarnation is coming to Steam Early Access on Thursday THURSDAY THURS-DAY March 27. It's been 14 years since we last sheared cars in half and murdered pedestrians with an Electro-b...

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"Will this have awesome multiplayer? I can't wait to piledrive shackers!"

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Moral dilemma adventure game Gods Will Be Watching due in June

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2014 7:45am PST

We all like to think we'd do the right thing, but I suspect that "the right thing" to you means not apologising profusely to a hostage for the inconvenience, but rather shooting them in the leg. We'll get to judge each other in June, as publisher Devolver Digital today annou...

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"It kicked ass back when it was just a flash game jam title. I hope this turns out."

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StarDrive 2 blasting off in September

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 26, 2014 6:00am PST

As recently as 2012, I could approach people in the street, look them square in the eye and ask their opinions on space, only to receive a blank-faced reply of "Never 'eard of it guv." But now, oh now everyone adores space! Riding that rocket to the stars, StarDrive creator ...

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"Yes they should and I will not be buying the sequel for this reason. The first game still feels ..."

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Shadowrun Returns 'Dragonfall' key distribution begins for backers

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 22, 2014 2:00pm PST

HareBrained Schemes has begun sending out Dragonfall keys to Kickstarter backers and Collector's Edition owners, just ahead of the Shadowrun Returns DLC campaign's release on February 27.

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"Looking forward to this. Being able to save at any time will really help me get through this ..."

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Broken Age sales secure funding for Act 2 development

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2014 4:00pm PST

Double Fine's decision to release Broken Age in two halves is paying off, as Tim Schafer says that sales from the game's season pass has ensured funding for the remainder of the story.

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"I thought it was so they didn't have to deal with another company owning their IP again. "

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Jane Jensen's Moebius launching in April

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 20, 2014 7:00am PST

Jane Jensen's new "metaphysical thriller" of an adventure game Moebius: Empire Rising will launch for PC and Mac on April 15, publisher Phoenix Online announced today. It's the first game from her crowdfunded studio Pinkerton Road, and, so Phoenix says, the first she's "comp...

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Starbound 'Enraged Koala' refines patch system for near-daily updates

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2014 5:00pm PST

Chucklefish is celebrating Valentine's Day late with Starbound's new 'Enraged Koala' update, which introduces a refined patching system. Be sure to back up your ship file... just in case.

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"Well given that your ship is now safe, you can build/store whatever there."

- geedeck see all 3 comments

Humble Indie Bundle 11 includes Guacamelee, Antichamber, and Monaco

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2014 1:15pm PST

Humble Indie Bundle 11 is Humble's 11th bundle of indie games and includes games like Guacamelee! Gold Edition, The Swapper, and Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine.

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Unsung Story reaches crowdfunding goal for PC, Mac, and Linux releases

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2014 5:00pm PST

Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians has reached its crowdfunding goal, giving it the funds needed to release on PC, Mac, and Linux in 2015. The already in-development iOS and Android versions are due this year.

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"I might have if it weren't for La-Mulana 2 and Darkest Dungeon. Too many solid Kickstarters ..."

- Memphis-Ahn see all 3 comments

Steam Dev Days videos let you stream Gabe Newell

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 11, 2014 1:00pm PST

Chances are you did not go to Valve's exclusive Steam Dev Days event. So now you can virtually attend with these videos.

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Democracy 3 gets new Social Engineering expansion

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 08, 2014 3:45pm PST

There are no winners in Democracy 3, but Positech Games has released a new Social Engineering expansion for its governmental sim that includes 26 new policies and 8 new dilemmas to help keep your political career going a little bit longer.

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