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RedShift brings nuclear meltdown to iOS and Android devices

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RedShift brings nuclear meltdown to iOS and Android devices

One of the most surprising indie games showcased at the Seattle Indie eXpo at PAX Prime was RedShift.

Described as a "dynamic exploration" game, you're tasked with figuring out a way to stop a nuclear power facility from exploding. You'll have to race against the clock as you navigate a randomly-generated map, trying to find shutdown stations. The game tests your memory, as you try to remember where you've already been--and has you deciding what's the best use of your time. Should you bother looking in that locker for a fire extinguisher? Do you even have time?

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Watch Dogs allows tablet vs console play over 3G connection

Watch Dogs allows tablet vs console play over 3G connection

One of the nifty things you can do in Watch Dogs is set up a multiplayer match between someone playing the main game on the console, and someone using the game's companion app on a phone or tablet. Even more impressive: you don't even need to be on the same network for the functionality to work. In fact, you can compete over a 3G connection on the go.

At PAX Prime, Ubisoft showed off how the multiplayer battles work. On the tablet, you can issue challenges to players playing at home. If they accept, they will have to pass through four checkpoints within a time limit.

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