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  • Windows 10 announced! (But what happened to 9?)

    Published at Shacknews - 692 readers

    Windows 10 announced! (But what happened to 9?) By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2014 10:27pm PDT Today, Microsoft sent out tweet from a promotional event that officially announces that Windows 10 in the works! The Verge is still in the process of live blogging the event, but it looks like Windows 10 will be backpedaling ...

  • Review: Fat Beets blends rhythm and puzzle mechanics into something unique

    Published at IndieGames.com - 13 readers

    Fat Beets has gotten a rocky start. Its Kickstarter failed miserably, raising a grand total of $25 from 4 backers. That didn't stop Dan Whiteman of Giant Evil Robots, though, and I, for one, am glad. Fat Beets is a smooth blend of rhythm game and matching-style puzzle game that is forgiving to pick up and play but requires practice and coordination to master.

  • Kickstarter Pick: sci-fi platformer Beyond Human is heavy on atmosphere

    IndieGames.com - - 17 readers - If you're going to cite games like Metroid, Guacamelee and Devil May Cry as influences for your new gaming project, you better make sure whatever you show lives up to that claim. Luckily, Beyond Human appears to do just that. Blending fast-paced melee combat with the loneliness of isolated space exploration could be a winning combo after all.
  • Red Cobra mixing SHMUP and metroidvania genres, is really kind of beautiful

    IndieGames.com - - 12 readers - I don't know what it is, but it's always really exciting to see innovation in the SHMUP genre. The stunning Red Cobra is one of the newest games to enter the crowdfunding ring, and it's bringing elements of twin-stick shooting and metroidvania exploration with it. Players can fire their weapon in any direction which is a huge departure for a genre that usually fires in one direction.
  • PlayStation Vita Firmware Update 3.30 Fully Detailed

    PlayStation LifeStyle - - 16 readers - While some of you may have had problems downloading it last night with the PSN issues, PlayStation Vita firmware update 3.30 is now available to download, adding Themes, Trophy rarity, and much more. Expanding upon the update preview yesterday, the UK PlayStation site reveals every single change in the latest update, which also features some information about the upcoming Pla ...
  • Free Steam keys for Ethan: Meteor Hunter, The Bridge, Fist of Awesome

    IndieGames.com - - 11 readers - IndieGames and FreekeyFridays bring you another set of free indie games. Freekeyfridays was created as a way to garner exposure for indies through giving away a mix of well-known indie games and up-and-coming titles. This week's games are Ethan: Meteor Hunter (Steam, Windows), The Bridge (Steam, Windows, Linux, Mac) and FIST OF AWESOME (Steam, Windows, Mac). There are two ways to win this week.

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  • 3D Realms Anthology is 32 Games of Retro Badassery

    …, reviews, previews and other articles. Matt landed his first gig in the video game review business writing for the now-defunct website BonusStage.com. After the sad and untimely close of BonusStage, the former staff went on to found VGBlogger.com. After a short stint as US Site Manager for AceGamez, Matt assumed full ownership over VGBlogger…

    2 readers - Matt Litten - VGBlogger.com - Realms -
  • Get a first look at the gorgeous Shelter 2 in this new footage

    … Shelter 2 looks like a game as sharp in style as it is cruel in nature. Like its predecessor before it, you play as an animal mother - this time a lynx - who must take care of her cubs through pregnancy, birth, and then life. This means fighting against hunger and the elements through the various seasons. Given the harsh tundra of the game's…

    4 readers - IndieGames.com - Shelter 2 - Shelter -
  • Free Steam keys for Rebuild: GOD, Ascendant, Hive

    … IndieGames and FreekeyFridays bring you another set of free indie games. Freekeyfridays was created as a way to garner exposure for indies through giving away a mix of well-known indie games and up-and-coming titles. This week's games are Rebuild: Gangs of Deadsville (Steam, Windows), Ascendant (Steam, Windows, Mac, Linux) and Hive (Steam…

    5 readers - IndieGames.com - Ascendant -
  • Microsoft Unsure if ‘Minecraft 2′ Makes ‘The Most Sense’

    … actively benefit. So even as Spencer says that he’d “love to bring it to more screens out there” it seems incredibly unlikely that Minecraft on PlayStation, Mac, Android and iOS would get to take advantage of a unified system. Spencer didn’t reveal dates or a timeline for their plans though, so it could be some time before we see Microsoft’s vision of Minecraft out in the open. Source: IGN …

    2 readers - Jasmine Henry - Game Rant - Minecraft -


  • Microsoft Garage Releases ‘Next Lock Screen’ for Android Phones

    … Microsoft’s excellent ‘Garage’ project has given birth to a number of useful and enjoyable apps for Windows Phone, shining a refreshing light on an often lacklustre app store, and it now seems that Microsoft wish to push the brilliant work of their developers to the Google Play Store for Android users to enjoy. Microsoft Garage is the name…

    1 readers - James Read - n3rdabl3 -
  • Assassin’s Creed Unity Minimum PC Requirements Revealed

    … Assassin’s Creed Unity is the next grand entry in the annual series from Ubisoft, this time not being held back by the last-gen consoles as an exclusive to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC. As a result, the requirements to play the game on PC will be a good bit higher than past entries in the series. Yesterday, the distributor for Ubisoft Korea…

    1 readers - Dean James - Attack of the Fanboy - Minimum -
  • Assassins Creed Unity’s Beefy PC Specs Revealed.

    … For those of you looking forward to grabbing Assassin’s Creed Unity on PC, Ubisoft have released the specifications your PC will need to have in order to run the latest Assassin’s Creed title, and it looks like even with the minimum specs, you’ll need a bit of a beefy PC in order to run it. First off, if you want to run Assassin’s Creed Unity…

    1 readers - John Griffin - n3rdabl3 - Assassin -
  • Download the Windows 10 Technical Preview and Know About It Now

    … A few days back, Microsoft officially announced Windows 10 Technical Preview to be launched soon, and a trial pack of the same is available for download and use. The article mentions all the features of the same, along with the date it is to be launched and its price. Its previous Windows 8 had failed miserably, and there were only a few who had…

    1 readers - The Gamer Headlines -
  • Freeware Garden: Line Crossing

    … By Konstantinos Dimopoulos on October 24th, 2014 at 11:00 am. Afra, the wonderfully pixelated protagonist of Line Crossing, has found herself on a mysterious train. One I’d also have absolutely no qualms calling beautiful. What’s more, Afra has simultaneously found herself starring in a very simple adventure game (of sorts) that seems…

    5 readers - Konstantinos Dimopoulos - Rock, Paper, Shotgun -


  • Epic Games Wants You to Help Develop UT4

    … with the community. In the announcement video published on YouTube in early May, David Spalinski, one of Epic Games’ level designers, says that it redefines early access for gamers, and he’s right. Normally we just buy the game, play for a minute and identify bugs. Then, once we’ve had enough bug surfing, we let it sit for a month or two while the devs update…

    1 readers - Gamers Sphere -

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