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Transistor: Our favorite Functions

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 7:00am PDT

Transistor's Function combo system is mind-bogglingly flexible, so we've put together four of our favorite ability combinations to put the hurt on The Process.


"And if you turn on the speed up limiter they die like 3 seconds before the normal ones which is ..."

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Shack Snack: May 29, 2014

By Steven Wong, May 29, 2014 6:00pm PDT

End your day with a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.


"the part where you say to check out the supergiant games interview should have a link in the ..."

- harold.johnson see all 3 comments

Chatty Q&A: Supergiant Games discusses the making of Transistor

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2014 10:00am PDT

After playing through Supergiant's latest, Shacknews' enthusiastic community of Chatty posters had some questions for the Transistor creators. Creative director and game writer Greg Kasavin was happy to comply and provide some valuable answers.


"Thank you very much Ozzie. Of course I'm excited to get my question answered, but in general ..."

- brickmatt see all 17 comments

Transistor review: a fresh voice

By Steve Watts, May 20, 2014 9:00am PDT

Transistor is Supergiant's stylish follow-up to it impressive debut effort Bastion. Is it a worthwhile successor? Our review.


"Nice! Drop into the thread we have going and let us know how it is!"

- Nerdsbeware see all 4 comments

Transistor sets the vibe with a launch trailer

By Robert Workman, May 18, 2014 11:00am PDT

The latest from Supergiant Games is very close, and a launch trailer has been revealed.


"There's a lot of gameplay videos on youtube from old presentations. Gameplay is a mix of ..."

- zehh see all 10 comments

Transistor studio details new game plus 'Recursion Mode'

By Steve Watts, May 15, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Supergiant Games has detailed Transistor's "Recursion Mode," a new game plus feature that lets you keep your levels and items while battling new enemy combinations.


"Surprisingly little pre-release marketing and hype for this game. Bastion rocked my world, ..."

- PenicillinX57 see all 5 comments

Transistor coming to PC and PS4 on May 20

By Steve Watts, Apr 10, 2014 9:20am PDT

Transistor is coming to PC and PS4 on May 20 for $19.99, Supergiant Games announced today.


"I'm definitely grabbing this. Bastion was great in every way. Very fun. Can't wait."

- mrnails see all 3 comments

How Transistor uses the PlayStation 4 light bar to form a connection

By Steve Watts, Oct 04, 2013 9:30am PDT

Transistor uses the DualShock 4's light bare to emulate the way the titular weapon talks to the protagonist.


"Loved Bastion, and I've been anticipating Transistor. Since I'm going the PS4 route, this is a ..."

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Transistor didn't always have Bastion's isometric viewpoint

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 04, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Supergiant's next game, Transistor, looks a lot like their previous game, Bastion. But that wasn't intentional, Supergiant's Greg Kasavin revealed at PAX. In fact, the team experimented with many other options before settling on the familiar isometric view the studio is beco...


Transistor to have Dark Souls-like multiplayer

By Steve Watts, Apr 03, 2013 1:20pm PDT

Transistor, Supergiant's follow-up to Bastion, will sport a form of multiplayer that lets you see traces of other players' movements, but isn't fully co-op.


"Love to see any games being influenced by the Souls' series network play."

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Transistor preview: finding a new voice

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2013 7:45am PDT

We get hands-on with Transistor, and talk with Supergiant co-founder and studio director Amir Rao about its sophomore effort.


Bastion developer's next game is 'Transistor'

By Steve Watts, Mar 19, 2013 10:00am PDT

Bastion developer Supergiant Games has announced its next project, called Transistor. The action RPG is aiming for an early 2014 release, and will be playable this weekend at PAX East.


"The concept art looks sick. A well designed hero is a well designed hero regardless of gender. "

- bryanvlo see all 13 comments

Bastion coming to iPad tomorrow

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 29, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Supergiant's gorgeous Bastion is making its way to iPad in just a few hours. It will be available for $4.99 on the App Store.


"i dont know how this game would be possible with the flash controls. the challenges to upgrade ..."

- dantastic see all 6 comments

Bastion passes 500,000 sales

By Steve Watts, Jan 02, 2012 5:00pm PST

Bastion has crossed the 500,000 mark in sales, and the team at Supergiant Games credits recent bumps from Steam and Xbox Live Arcade sales for pushing the game over.


"I would recommend watching those videos "Building The Bastion" on Giantbomb. A lot of good ..."

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Bastion 'Stranger's Dream' DLC announced

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 09, 2011 10:15am PST

It's a big day for Bastion. Hot on the heels of the Chrome browser edition comes the announcement of new downloadable content, which will be free on PC and cost only $1 (80 MSP) on Xbox Live Arcade.


"The silly thing is, I would HAPPILY give them a few dollars for this. I cant believe I'm ..."

- MeestaNob see all 23 comments