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Shovel Knight delayed for final polish

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 13, 2014 8:00am PDT

Shovel Knight's path towards a March 31 release date has been dealt a major blow, with all the trauma of a strike to the head from some sort of blunt gardening tool.


Space Hulk DLC deploys Space Wolves forces

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 12, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Space Hulk was more than a mite wonky at launch, but patching did fix up a fair few fan concerns. It still starred those boring old Blood Angels, though. A new DLC pack tackles that, adding the Space Wolves with their campy space-Viking weapons and powers. It chucks in a few...


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This War of Mine coming from Anomaly dev, focuses on civilians caught in war

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 12, 2014 10:00am PDT

This War of Mine puts civilians in the crossfire. Described as a "dark survival game," players must stay alive in a besieged city.


"The premise sounds really interesting. I hope they manage to pull it off."

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Genesis homebrew Pier Solar HD coming to PS4 and Xbox One

By Steve Watts, Mar 11, 2014 12:30pm PDT

An HD remake of the 2010 homebrew Genesis RPG Pier Solar and the Great Architects is in the works, and developer Watermelon recently announced it obtained licenses for PS4 and Xbox One versions.


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CryEngine to fully support Linux

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 11, 2014 7:40am PDT

Crytek has confirmed that the CryEngine now has "full native Linux support." A demo of the engine running on the open source OS will be presented at Game Developers Conference next week.


"hopefully it won't take them forever. i'm going to pull my windows drive out of my pc soon, ..."

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Eets Munchies puts Klei in iOS market

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2014 1:45pm PST

Klei has published its first iOS game, an puzzler called Eets Munchies.


Powerpuff Girls: Defenders of Townsville coming next week

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2014 10:45am PST

The Powerpuff Girls are getting another game next week: an action-adventure PC game titled Powerpuff Girls: Defenders of Townsville.


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Tropico 5 debut gameplay trailer goes from shacks to skyscrapers

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 06, 2014 7:00am PST

Tropico 5, you may be surprised to learn the debut gameplay trailer reveals, looks an awful lot like earlier Tropico games, and a bit like most other city-building sims. But it also shows more of the centuries-spanning timeline and technology, from the huts of 1800 to gleami...


"I've just tried the modern age dlc for Tropico 4, and I've built some crazy future buildings on ..."

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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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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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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.


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

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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.


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...


"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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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 ...


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

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