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GDC 2018: Rami Ismail GDCA Ambassador Award Interview

By Asif Khan, Mar 27, 2018 3:40pm PDT

Rami chatted with Shacknews about his favorite fish and travel bans at the 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards.


"Here an example of what I'm talking about: ..."

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Nuclear Throne owners get an extra gift copy today

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 01, 2015 8:00am PST

Happy New Year! If you bought into Vlambeer's Nuclear Throne early, you have an extra gift to give to one of your friends today.


"I have too many games so I won't beg, but I'll still take a free copy thanks."

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Nuclear Throne update introduces final boss

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 30, 2014 2:41pm PDT

Vlambeer's Nuclear Throne has been missing something important since its development first started. But the developer has filled that hole by adding an endgame scenario with an actual nuclear throne.


Nuclear Throne adds co-op multiplayer

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 15, 2014 11:15am PDT

Vlambeer's roguelike, Nuclear Throne, is getting two-player co-op, because the apocalypse is better with friends.


"Got a free key for Nuclear Throne at PAX East. It's a lot of fun. So far I've gotten to 4-1."

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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, ...


"the multi key thing is not a bad idea for communities and more importantly a great advertisement ..."

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Vlambeer's Wasteland Kings becomes Nuclear Throne

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 30, 2013 8:45am PDT

The roguelike-like top-down shooter Vlambeer announced in August as Wasteland Kings has received a new name, Nuclear Throne, lest anyone think it somehow related to Wasteland 2. It's also shown off more of the game, which sees mutants battling to evolve and rule a post-apoca...


"Props to inXile and Vlambeer for handling this nicely. I bet inXile would have felt forced to go ..."

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Vlambeer celebrates their 3rd birthday with two free games

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2013 3:35pm PDT

Vlambeer is turning three years old and to celebrate, they're offering free downloads of Gun Godz and the Wasteland Kings prototype.


Wasteland Kings is next game from Ridiculous Fishing studio

By Steve Watts, Aug 16, 2013 4:30pm PDT

Vlambeer has detailed its next game, Wasteland Kings, a roguelike shooter that began as a Mojam 2013 project.


"The music is like Ennio Morricone did the Diablo 2 soundtrack. And then Hotline Miami."

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Ridiculous Fishing update to 'double the content'

By Steve Watts, Jun 25, 2013 2:30pm PDT

Vlambeer is planning an update for Ridiculous Fishing that will "double the content" of the original game.


Mobile review: Ridiculous Fishing

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 04, 2013 12:30pm PDT

We grab our fishing pole and head to the lake to review Vlambeer's new mobile game, Ridiculous Fishing.


"look guys, someone that haven't tried the new doritos locos taco!"

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Luftrausers strafing PS3 and Vita this spring

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 21, 2013 1:25pm PDT

Hey, aren't Ridiculous Fishing and Super Crate Box great? So you'd be interested in the next game from developer Vlambeer, right? You won't have long to wait, as 2D dogfight 'em up Luftrausers is flying this spring to PC, PlayStation 3, Vita, Mac and Linux, publisher Devolve...


Vlambeer's Luftrausers flies to PC and consoles

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 29, 2012 7:30am PDT

Two-person studio Vlambeer has made a name for itself with tight arcade-y games like Super Crate Box, Radical Fishing and Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, and it seems set to continue that streak across PC and consoles with Luftrausers. The sequel to free 2D dogfight 'em u...


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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Serious Sam: The Random Encounter review

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 03, 2011 3:00pm PDT

We take a look at Serious Sam: The Random Encounter the final release in the Serious Sam indie series that brings Sam Stone into the world of turn-based RPGs.


IGF Chair Brandon Boyer seeks funding for 'Venus Patrol' website

By Jeff Mattas, Sep 07, 2011 4:15pm PDT

IGF chair and former Offworld editor Brandon Boyer is seeking funding on Kickstarter for a new gaming website called 'Venus Patrol.'


"I've always been a fan of the Offworld blog. There aren't enough sites out there that discuss ..."

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