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Archive for 11 July 2013


Ladies and Gentlemen, Frontier Developments is floating (in stocks)

Frontier Developments, six months after completing a successful Kickstarter for space sim sequel Elite: Dangerous, has announced that the company will roll the dice on the stock exchange.

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A Ron Howard lookalike plays Total War: Rome II

Creative Assembly’s Joey Williams is joined by non-professional Ron Howard impersonator Al Bickham (maybe it’s just the hat and the beard, I dunno) for a full playthrough of the “Battle of the Nile” encounter from Total War: Rome II.

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Surprise! Batman will be in Infinite Crisis

I bet you’re stunned. Even though Turbine’s forthcoming MOBA, Infinite Crisis, already has Gaslight Batman and Nightmare Batman in it, who could have guessed that Batman Prime – or “Batman” to the more casual fans – would have made an appearance?

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More arma required: Bohemia Interactive database hacked

An email plopping apologetically into my inbox informs me that Bohemia Interactive are the latest victims of a database hack.

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Molyneux Magic: The Games of Molyjam 2013

The second Peter Molyneux-inspired game jam event took place last weekend and, as expected, generated a wealth of magnificent PC titles to explore.

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Towers of power: It’s the second Citadels “Making Of” trailer

I’m not going to lie to you. This second installment of the Citadels “making of” trailer series is not exactly thrilling.

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Spiderweb Software spins a Humble Weekly deal

Spiderweb Software, the Seattle-based developers of resolutely traditional isometric(ish) RPGs, have teamed up with Humble Bundle for a weekly deal.

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Toki Tori 2+ launches at 34% off

Launching on the opening day of the Steam sale may not turn out to be a bad idea for Toki Tori 2+, the enhanced PC version of Two Tribes’ puzzle-platformer.

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Bye bye, bank balance: Steam summer sale begins

Oh dear. Oh dear, oh dear. Steam’s summer sale – running from today through to 22 July – has begun.

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Wasteland 2 devs partner with publisher Deep Silver

In a move that will likely generate some sort of controversy, Wasteland 2 developers inXile have signed a distribution agreement with publisher Deep Silver.

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Put it on the bill: DuckTales Remastered coming to PC on 11 August

Classic NES platformer DuckTales will be showing up in Remastered form on the PC from 11 August.

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No, really: Wildstar devs explain aiming

In the latest video showing off features in their forthcoming MMO Wildstar, developers Carbine Studios explain what aiming is.

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Players must mod: Orcs Must Die 2 gets Steam Workshop support

If you ever wanted to fiddle around with the spells, traps, or levels of action-y tower defense game Orcs Must Die 2, then your opportunity has arisen.

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More blood: Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon garrison reset patch adds replayability

A surprise hit for Ubisoft, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon was cheesy but incredibly fun thanks to the influence of 80s movies.

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Tex Murphy returns: Tesla Effect trailer hits the internet

Fans of incredibly cheesy, FMV-heavy, sci-fi noir, comedy thriller adventure games rejoice!

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90 days in with Shroud of the Avatar video – Garriot makes a chair and explores

A few days ago we posted the hour long demo for Shroud of the Avatar that Richard Garriot gave at RTX 2013 for his crowd funded RPG Shroud of the Avatar and it was pretty lengthy.

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