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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.


"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...


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.


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

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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.


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.


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

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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.


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.


Children of Liberty voice cast includes Ashly Burch

By Nathaniel Hohl, Feb 07, 2014 2:00pm PST

Upcoming historical stealth game Children of Liberty will feature an ensemble cast of voice actors including Ashly Burch and Sarah Elmaleh.


Space Pirates and Zombies 2 revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 06, 2014 6:00pm PST

Space Pirates and Zombies was far more interesting than one would expect with a name like that, a jolly top-down space shooter where you build your own ship. Now developer MinMax Games has revealed Space Pirates and Zombies 2 with a first trailer, looking fancier than ever a...


"Now that looks like fun! Yeah, the first one got grindy in one long section toward the end, but ..."

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Starbound to add PvP planet and 'Director Mode'

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 05, 2014 6:00pm PST

Chucklefish continues to look into ideas for the final version of Starbound, revealing new details on the upcoming endgame scenario and Director Mode set to debut with the game's final release.


"Hurry Linda, please tell us more, is it possible to sit in my boxers watching walking dead, get ..."

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Steam Music announced, beta starting soon

By Steve Watts, Feb 03, 2014 11:30am PST

Steam will be getting a new Music feature soon, in beta testing on both the Big Picture and SteamOS interfaces.


"Seems bizarre at first but I reckon they picked up on the fact that people like to listen to ..."

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Matador trailer reveals isometric roguelikelike mech action

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 03, 2014 7:00am PST

Keep your jetpack: the futuristic transport I'd like is a walking tank, and ideally I'll have a dystopian cityscape to stomp around in. So bring on Matador a "real-time tactical combat game" where I'll get to stomp around a city in a mech, blowing everything up with my honki...


"It's reminds me really in really creepy ways about Syndicate. And that's a good thing!"

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch adds four player co-op

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 2:35pm PST

A newly announced co-op mode may make it even harder to control Octodad--and will undoubtedly result in even more laughs.


War of the Vikings preview: deadliest warriors

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 29, 2014 9:00am PST

The focus of Vikings is "raw skill." With its analog translation of sword combat, and its potential for one-hit kills (and decapitations!), it's reminiscent of a modern-day multiplayer Bushido Blade.


"my co-worker's aunt makes $88 /hr on the internet . She has been without work for 6 months but ..."

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Hotline Miami 2 begins killing in Q3 2014

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 29, 2014 6:00am PST

You squeeze your hands tight and grit your teeth. You're holding it in for now, but how much longer? How soon before you snap and the next punk you see takes a crowbar to the teeth? Hang in there, friend. You've only got between five and eight months to wait until you can le...


"I must have gifted at least 20 copies of that game. I loved it to bits and everyone deserves to ..."

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