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Ivan Mashkov

I'm a gamer and a massive fan of anime. I'm a massive simulator geek. Who isn't? Simulators offer me the opportunity to experience something I wouldn't otherwise. Have you ever driven a train? I haven't, and I probably never will. However Train Simulator 2015 gives me the opportunity to experience what it might be like. I'm also a big train and space exploration geek.

Our Nation’s Miner Kickstarter Campaign Announced

Our Nation's Miner Kickstarter Screenshot

Kickstarter has been supporting the video game industry for years by allowing fans to fund new and unique projects. The latest campaign on the crowdfunding service is Our Nation’s Miner, the first title by the one-man team at Lord Bytesworth. This top-down space shooter will challenge players to experience the life of a interstellar miner, as an empire falls apart around them. ...

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TinyBuild Releases First Divide By Sheep Trailer

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TinyBuild Games has released the first trailer for their latest title, Divide By Sheep. This math-based puzzle challenges players to deliver the correct number of sheep by bouncing them across a pond and cutting them in half when necessary. This hilariously gruesome game won’t just feature the cute little sheep. Players will have to contend with wolves, bounce pigs out of the way ...

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Offworld Trading Company Enters Early Access

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Mohawk Games has made their first title, Offworld Trading Company, available as part of the Steam Early Access program. This real-time strategy title challenges players to run a successful private colony on Mars. Lucrative asteroid mining rights have allowed the powerful Syndicate to reign supreme over Terra. As a result, governments around the world have moved to re-establish failed colonies ...

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Kalypso Releases Gone Green DLC For Tropico 5

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Kalypso Media, the publisher behind the popular Tropico series, has announced the latest add-on for Tropico 5. Gone Green will ask players to promote the image of a better Tropico. This is all done to protect the secret “retirement fund” that El President is funding from selling crude oil to competing superpowers. The Gone Green add-on includes: New standalone scenario: “Catch the ...

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Abandoned Multiplayer Games May Be Revived Due To EFF DMCA Exemption


The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and Kendra Albert, a law school student, have requested a new exemption to the Digital Millenium Copyright Act (DMCA). It would allow fans of abandoned games to revive them without exposing themselves to legal risks. Section 1201 of the DMCA is an anti-circumvention provision that makes it illegal to remove Digital Rights Management (DRM) and “other technical protection measures.” ...

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Roll7 Reveals OlliOlli 2 Trailer For PS4, PS Vita

OlliOlli 2 Pre-release Screenshot

Roll7, the developer behind one of the best indie titles in 2014, has revealed a trailer for the game’s sequel. OlliOlli 2 will feature many of the same mechanics as the original game in the series, however Roll7 will be refining many of those mechanics in this title. The biggest change is the shift away from pixelart, however fans of the original ...

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Playtonic Games Founded By Rare Veterans

Playtonic Games First Project Teaser

Veterans of the well-known British developer Rare have created their own studio. Playtonic Games was founded by six artists, programmers and designers from the studio that created games, like Banjo-Kazooie and GoldenEye 007. GamesIndustry.biz has confirmed that the six founding members are Gavin Price, Steven Hurst, Chris Sutherland, Jens Restemeier, Steve Mayles and Mark Stevenson. The new studio’s first title will be ...

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Strength Of The Sword Ultimate Kickstarter Announced

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A new Kickstarter campaign has been announced for Strength of the Sword Ultimate. This campaign intends to bring Ivent Games’ first project, Strength of the Sword 3, to Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. This two-person studio won’t just be bringing the game over, they’ll be improving upon it. This new edition of Strength of the Sword 3 will include three ...

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New Nebulous Trailer Revealed

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A new trailer for Nebulous shows off the mechanics that will allow players to deliver commander Dash Johnston to his destination. This physics-based puzzle title will have players use a variety of puzzle pieces, as well as gravity and momentum to guide the trapped astronaut to the next wormhole. Players will have to deal with unreliable gravity, trampolines, conveyor belts and “other fun inconveniences.” ...

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SHAREfactory Update Detailed

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One of the most prominent features of the PlayStation 4 is the sharing function. This feature allows users to share screenshots and gameplay videos to social networks for the community to enjoy. Sony released an app, SHAREfactory, for the PlayStation 4 early last year. This app allows users to edit the videos they recorded. This resulted in some amazing content appearing on ...

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