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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: HUSH

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Today’s standout on Greenlight is Hush, an action-adventure game that aims to recreate our childhood fears. The game is said to draw the majority of its inspiration from the irrational fears that we all felt in our childhoods. The amount of times we were startled by a lamp or a coat hanger when the lights were out, or being terrified ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Super Star Path

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is on Super Star Path. Super Star Path is a modern game that takes on a very retro style. The game is described as a “classic shoot ’em up meets match-3 puzzler, which as we’ve seen with other games such as Galacide, can be a very strong combination. The hectic nature of the shoot ’em ups combined ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: A Bastard’s Tale

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Today’s standout on Greenlight is A Bastard’s Tale. In my childhood, and even still to this day, I spent a lot of time playing the tough as nails platformers for the SNES and Sega Genesis. Games like Shinobi and (sorry for opening up old wounds) The Lion King were staples of my gaming library for many years, even after newer ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Grey Cubes

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is shining on Grey Cubes. Grey Cubes is an interesting 3D take on a traditional brick-breaker game, with a basis on providing real-time physics as well as gameplay that takes place in three dimensions, rather than the typical two. My interest in the game is driven by my love of classic arcade titles. Block breaking games were ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Space Dust Racers

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Today’s spotlight is on Space Dust Racers, a racing game inspired by classic party games such as Rock n’ Roll Racing and Micro Machines. The game is developed by Space Dust Studios, an indie company formed by industry veterans with experience on various EA titles such as Battlefield 4 and the Dead Space series. Considering the backgrounds of the developers, ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Mongrel

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Today’s Greenlight Spotlight is on Mongrel. Mongrel is a metroidvania platformer that is described by the developers as a mix between “Conker’s Bad Fur Day and Cave Story”. I will definitely admit that at first glance, the game didn’t look like much to me. As the days went on and I began seeing it time and time again, I revisited ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Ambit

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Today’s standout on Greenlight is a game that I actually had my eye on late last night. Ambit, a 3rd person action game that has a strict focus on story which drives the gameplay is a game that is being developed by Zebik Media. Zebik Media is an extremely new addition to the indie community, as they have just gotten ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: Nature’s Zombie Apocalypse

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Today’s Greenlight spotlight is on Nature’s Zombie Apocalypse, which is being developed by the two-man team, Aniode. The allure of Nature’s Zombie Apocalypse comes directly from its interesting premise, and a very well-done trailer. I really enjoyed watching the trailer, and I found it to be very well-done, which definitely helped to pique my interest in the game. Nature’s Zombie ...

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Steam Greenlight Spotlight: The Intergalactic Trashman

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Today’s Greenlight standout is The Intergalactic Trashman, a game by Glove Cat. The game is a unique combination of 2D action platforming and a space exploration/shooter experience. I decided to focus on The Intergalactic Trashman based on the insane amount of polish that Glove Cat have put on their game. The difference between a normal Greenlight title and a fantastic ...

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Itchi.Oh, No! – Blabbelogue

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Itch.io is a website that allows developers to upload their independent games as well as game-related content, and gives them to ability to either charge or give the game away for free. Being an advocate for the indie community, I spend a lot of my time on Itch.io, and I always find myself looking at games and shaking my head ...

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