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Friday, August 29, 2014

Games

PAX10 Humble Flash Bundle discounts the showstoppers

Yesterday - Joystiq
The PAX 10 Humble Flash Bundle is live for five days and offers a lineup of really cool independent games that have been featured at PAX Prime over the years. Up for any price you feel like paying is Badland Premium, Solar 2, Containment: The Zombie by Jessica Conditt

Home dev's oddly romantic sci-fi adventure, Alone With You

Yesterday - Joystiq
Alone With You is a sci-fi exploration and adventure game that throws off creepy and romantic vibes in equal measure. Coming from Benjamin Rivers, the creator of horror game Home, this sounds just about right. Alone With You is due out in 2015 for by Jessica Conditt

Back To Bed cuddles up with iOS, Android today

Yesterday - Joystiq
Following a recent PC debut, surrealist puzzler Back To Bed is now available on Android and iOS mobile devices. Described as a "bizarre mix of Salvador Dali, M.C. Escher and David Lynch," Back To Bed casts players as a subconscious manifestation by Earnest Cavalli

Amazon Digital End of Summer Sale: Half off Civ 5, Titanfall

Yesterday - Joystiq
To celebrate the waning summer months and the return to temperatures that won't cause small children to burst into flame, Amazon has instituted massive discounts on a huge number of gaming items in what it has dubbed the "Digital End of Summer by Earnest Cavalli

Nidhogg takes the duel on the road in upcoming Vita version

Yesterday - Joystiq
Developer Messhof has announced that its cult-hit, minimalist fighting game Nidhogg will soon coat Sony's Vita handheld in a thick layer of pixelated blood. Nidhogg drops players into a high-speed duel between two sword-wielding fighters rendered in by Earnest Cavalli

Dust: An Elysian Tail swishes to PS4 in 1080p, 60fps

Yesterday - Joystiq
Dust: An Elysian Tail is getting a second shot at console stardom in the near future when Dean Dodrill's anthropomorphic action exploration game jumps to PlayStation 4. Dodrill announced the new port via the PlayStation Blog on Thursday, allowing by Anthony John Agnello

It Could Be 5+ Years Before VR Becomes Mainstream, Oculus Rift Creator Says

Yesterday - Gamespot
Oculus VR's ambition to have a virtual reality headset in every home is a bold claim, and one that might not come to fruition anytime soon, according to Oculus Rift creator Palmer Luckey. In an interview with GamesIndustry International, Luckey said this is OK because having the backing of Facebook gives the company enough immediate stability to th...

$13 Gets You a Handful of Great, Offbeat Adult Swim PC Games

Yesterday - Gamespot
Humble Bundles are released on such a routine basis that I often think little of them anymore, but the latest weekly bundle featuring Adult Swim-published games has caught my eyes by offering up some quality games at a low price.You might not associate Adult Swim with games, but the company's gaming branch--appropriately titled Adult Swim Games--ha...

Get Ready to Crash Moons Into Enemy Planets In Planetary Annihilation on September 5

Yesterday - Gamespot
Planetary Annihilation, the real-time-strategy game that allows you to strap engines to moons or asteroids so that they can be launched into planets to destroy them, will be out on September 5 for $30, developer Uber Entertainment announced today.That date is almost two years to the day since PA was successfully funded through Kickstarter. Uber, wh...

Rock Band Creator Announces Twin-Stick Hardcore Shoot 'Em Up

Yesterday - Gamespot
Rock Band and Dance Central creator Harmonix has announced its newest game, and it's probably not anything you expected. A City Sleeps is described as a twin-stick hardcore shoot 'em up, and it's launching this October for PC and Mac through Steam.The game follows a female character named Poe, the youngest member of an ancient clan of "dream exorci...

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