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Danny is a Contributing Editor for Joystiq. He specializes in indie games and retro things. He holds a degree in Communication Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Hyper Light Drifter dev debuts Scrabble/DDR hybrid Alphbeats

Hyper Light Drifter developer Teddy Diefenbach has launched Alphabeats, a stylish word puzzler for iOS featuring Dance Dance Revolution-styled rhythm gameplay. In Alphabeats, players slide a paddle across the bottom of the screen that grows in size as it catches falling letters. Captured...

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Free-to-play Assassin's Creed Memories announced for iOS

Ubisoft revealed today that a new free-to-play entry in its Assassin's Creed series is coming soon to Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch in collaboration with mobile publishers GREE and PlayNext. Boasting gameplay that mixes "RPG, strategy and card battle elements," the upcoming Assassin's...

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PSN service 'intermittent' during Destiny beta launch

Sony warns that the PlayStation Network is "intermittently available" as Bungie prepares to launch its Destiny public beta for registered users. "The PlayStation Network is currently experiencing high volume and users may experience issues when connecting to the service," Sony's PlayStation...

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Yogscast's Kickstarter-funded Yogventures canceled

Winterkewl Games has halted development of its crowdfunded open-world sandbox game Yogventures, announcing that it will "probably need to go out of business and possibly file for bankruptcy" after failing to deliver a product to backers. Announced in 2012, Yogventures featured characters from...

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Infographics platformer Metrico charts a PS Vita release next month

The world's first and so far only "infographics action game," Metrico, is gearing up for a PS Vita launch in August, developer Digital Dreams revealed today. Metrico is a minimalist side-scrolling platformer in which players navigate mazes of bar graphs, pie charts, and other statistics that...

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First-person runner Fotonica premiering for iOS this summer

Santa Ragione's first-person endless runner Fotonica is coming to iOS devices this summer, building on its minimalist premise with a collection of new modes, levels, and online rankings. You may recall spending some time with Fotonica following its initial launch via Kongregate in 2011. Since...

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Onechanbara Z2: Chaos delivers 1080p bikinis to Japanese PS4s this year

Blood-and-bikinis brawler Onechanbara Z2: Chaos is coming to the PlayStation 4 in Japan later this year, D3 Publisher confirmed with Famitsu this week (via Gematsu). Tracing its origins back to a series of schlocky budget releases for the PlayStation 2, the Onechanbara franchise made its way to...

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Xbox 360 RTS AirMech Arena enters closed beta July 23

Carbon Games is now accepting signups for an AirMech Arena closed beta launching on July 23 for the Xbox 360. Announced earlier this year, AirMech Arena is an upgraded and expanded take on Carbon's browser-based RTS AirMech, offering a redesigned control scheme to suit the platform shift....

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PSN 2-for-1 sale pairs up 22 discounted games this week

The PlayStation Network is offering a 2-for-1 sale on 22 featured games this week, collecting varied pairs of PlayStation 3 and PS Vita releases at bargain prices. Featured PS3 pairings include NBA Jam: On Fire Edition and NFL Blitz for $14.99, Max Payne 3: The Complete Edition and Red Dead...

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The Wolf Among Us hitting retail on PlayStation, Xbox platforms

Telltale Games confirmed today that its Fables-based adventure game series The Wolf Among Us will be collected in retail bundles for the Xbox 360, Xbox One, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation 4 later this year. Telltale's confirmation follows up on the game's database appearances at GameStop, Best...

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