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Owlboy has released after 9 years of development

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Passion can make a project come to life, but dedication and conviction are the elements that keep it alive after troublesome times, that is the story of D-Pad Studio. Simon Andersen had the idea to make Owlboy back in 2007, and with a team consisting of 4 people (including himself) development of a demo of the game started on that ...

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Great and underrated games are now in Humble Bundle!

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Humble Bundle has been an excellent, economical way of getting fun games for a very small price while helping charity at the same time. Ever since its first appearance in 2010 hundreds of games have been available, from Saints Row to Thomas was Alone, from Metro 2033 to Thief. And until the first days of October, there is not only ...

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Cuphead release date set for second quarter 2017

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Cuphead got immediate attention as soon as it was revealed during the Xbox E3 press conference of 2014, a run and gun indie platformer with aesthetics inspired by the cartoons of the 1930’s is similar to what many ask for when they say they want to see “completely new ideas” when it comes to making original Intellectual Properties. However, the ...

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Furi hits Xbox One with timed exclusive content

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Perhaps you were a fan of the PC and PS4 indie action shoot em up known as Furi, it was released on July and it was well received by critics and gamers, especially the amazing soundtrack. But some doubted if the game was going to release on Xbox One as well or if it was a PlayStation console exclusive (after ...

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The beloved Stardew Valley gets gigantic update today!

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Developed by the developer ConcernedApe and published by Chucklefish Games (The team that developed Starbound and published Risk of Rain), Stardew Valley was one of the biggest surprises of the year, a Harvest Moon-inspired farming simulator that silently released on February to positive critical reception but it was also completely embraced by the gaming community, with 400’000 copies sold in two weeks. Since ...

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Indie Spotlight: ICY – A Review

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Inner Void Interactive’s first game, ICY, is an interactive story game set in a post-apocalyptic tundra. It’s a world with lots of snow and not much else, and this new landscape has been aptly titled the White Wastes – a barren, seemingly inhospitable landscape full of bandits and beasties. A new ice age has arrived and you’re an avalanche survivor, suffering from amnesia, who was ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Estoc

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is focusing on Estoc, a simplistic multiplayer sword-fighting game. Often in games, simple mechanics lead to boring and repetitive gameplay, which in turn repels potential players. Estoc features such simple mechanics that I worry it won’t have enough lasting potential to draw a large community. However, as well as Nidhogg did (which is a very similar game), ...

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Brilliant Action-RPG Umbra Launches Kickstarter

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Umbra is an isometric action-RPG set in a corrupted and devastated world. As a former officer of the Human Republic, you have been exiled and forced to flee persecution as a result of the magical powers that you have newly and unexpectedly developed. Aided by a mysterious group of Templars who shield you from the humans and monsters that have ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Tiki Galore

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Today’s Greenlight Spotlight is on Tiki Galore. Tiki Galore is an online multiplayer arena in which players control a Tiki Warrior with an unusual thirst to dominate his or her opponents. Battle your friends in free-for-all or team battles which take place in various immersive tropical levels. To be honest, the reason I chose to spotlight the game was because ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Formula Fusion

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is on Formula Fusion, an action racing game that combines the best from Wipeout and F Zero in order to create a game that reinvents the arcade racing genre. Being a huge fan of F Zero, I was excited to see this game pop up on Greenlight. Racing through futuristic environments at ridiculous speeds is something that ...

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