Mode 7 Games News


Halloween 2015: Frozen Cortex celebrates with 'Pay 2 Lose' armor

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2015 4:00pm PDT

Mode 7 has offered up a handful of free Halloween items for Frozen Cortex and that's all well and good, but on top of those treats, they've also offered a trick in the form of 'Pay 2 Lose' armor that handicaps your stats.


Frozen Cortex takes the field on PC, Mac, and Linux today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2015 2:15pm PST

Mode 7's Frozen Cortex has stepped out of the Steam Early Access locker and is taking the field today with a new trailer in tow.


"It is excellent. If you liked Frozen Synapse then you'll like this. It's everything I was hoping ..."

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Frozen Cortex gets single-player update while shooting for February release

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 03, 2015 10:25am PST

Football is over for this year. Or is it? Frozen Cortex has released a major new update focusing on single-player, while also aiming to exit Steam Early Access later this month.


"I'm glad they put their attention towards this game once again. There was a 'wilderness' period ..."

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Frozen Synapse 'Red' DLC arrives on iPad

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 18, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Frozen Synapse's Red expansion is now available on iPad and Mode 7 is celebrating by offering the base game for 99 cents.


"Seems pretty active. I turned on "looking for game" for 10 seconds yesterday and it put me in 3 ..."

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How Frozen Endzone goes from Synapse to sports

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2013 11:30am PDT

Paul Taylor from Mode 7 Games talks about the upcoming Frozen Endzone and the studio's shift from turn-based strategy to turn-based sports.


Indie dev to Microsoft: Be more like Sony on self-publishing

By Ozzie Mejia, May 22, 2013 2:00pm PDT

Various members of the indie gaming sector weigh in on yesterday's Xbox One reveal event.


"Is the controller really doing anything that I might care about that the 360 controller doesn't ..."

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Frozen Synapse out on iPad now

By Alice O'Connor, May 16, 2013 8:15am PDT

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.


"I thought this game would look amazing on a retina ipad, but holy shit they're using low res ..."

- ForcedEvolutionaryVirus see all 8 comments

Frozen Endzone announced, coming in 2014

By Steve Watts, Mar 15, 2013 10:30am PDT

Mode 7 announced Frozen Endzone today, a future-sports game that has you navigating randomly generated stadium terrain to score. It's due in 2014, with a beta likely coming this year.


Frozen Synapse: Tactics announced for PS3, Vita

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 04, 2013 6:45am PST

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...


"Awesome. I imagine the iPad version is somewhat close to ready? Can't wait to get that."

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Frozen Synapse: Red DLC released, adding co-op

By Alice O'Connor, May 30, 2012 6:00am PDT

DLC often runs the risk of splinter a multiplayer community, but Frozen Synapse's 'Red' expansion is cannily dodging that. Out now for $10, it adds co-op, more missions, a new unit and more--which everyone can play with if the other player has bought the DLC.


"Does this game still have a surprisingly long load time when you mark that your turn is over? I ..."

- kinnoch see all 8 comments

IGF 2012 Main Competition finalists announced

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 10, 2012 11:30am PST

The finalists for the 14th annual Independent Games Festival's Main Competition have been announced, highlighting some of the greatest indie games of 2012.


"kind of weird that most of the games under "Technical Excellence" are retro lo-fi games"

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Frozen Synapse coming to iPad

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 02, 2011 7:30pm PDT

Mode 7's tip-top top-down tactical game Frozen Synapse is deploying to iPad, complete with cross-platform play with the original PC, Mac and Linux versions.


Humble Frozen Synapse Bundle launches

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 28, 2011 12:30pm PDT

When is a Bundle not a bundle? When it only has Frozen Synapse. If you pay above the average for the latest pay-what-you-want Humble Bundle, though, you also get the Humble Frozenbyte Bundle as a bonus. Mega-bargain!


"Absolutely. I bought FS for two people prior to this deal, and I'm probably going to end up ..."

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