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Vlambeer's Luftrausers debuting for PSN, PC March 18

Indie developer Vlambeer (Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing) announced that its 2D aerial combat game Luftrausers is gunning for a simultaneous release on the PlayStation Network and Steam later this month. Luftrausers will hit Steam on March 18, bundling ports for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The...

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Arcade dogfighter Luftrausers on Vita, PS3, PC, Mac, Linux all at once

Publisher Devolver Digital has announced Vlambeer's chaotic 2D dogfighter, Luftrausers, will launch simultaneously on PS Vita, PS3, PC, Mac and Linux later this year. "Hope to have a date soon," the announcement tweet adds. In Luftrausers, players pilot highly modular planes across more than 100...

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Vlambeer's Luftrausers unlikely to take to the skies before early 2014

Super Crate Box dev Vlambeer said it won't release dogfighter Luftrausers before early 2014 "unless a miracle happens." While it's the season for such things, the indie dev believes a 2013 release window is "unlikely" because the PS3, Vita, and Steam game has still to undergo quality assurance. ...

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How live-streaming development can solve Vlambeer's clone problem

[Image credit: Tommy Rousse] Vlambeer is going to live-stream development of its next game. This wouldn't be notable for many other indie developers, but Vlambeer's history makes this strategy appear, for lack of a stronger term, absolutely illogical. "At this point, all of our big games have...

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Thievery at E3: Vlambeer developer's backpack full of games stolen

Wednesday night, a black Samsonite backpack filled with an Asus laptop, two iPads, two Vitas, a Kindle, a bunch of European-US outlet converters, and "enough power cables to power E3," disappeared from an E3 party. The bag and everything inside of it belong to Vlambeer co-founder Rami Ismail. ...

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Super Crate Box squares away a launch on Ouya

Vlambeer is bringing Super Crate Box to Ouya, just in time to show it off at E3. The new version shouldn't be a complete surprise – after all, Super Crate Box is already on basically every other platform ever, including Commodore 64. Vlambeer announced Super Crate Box Ouya in a blog post...

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Luftrausers clone dev shoots back at Vlambeer

RubiqLab, the developer accused of cloning Vlambeer's upcoming 2D dogfighter Luftrausers, has taken to Facebook to assert that Vlambeer's game isn't an original concept. The Game luftrauser is cloned by ( SKYSTRIKE , JETSTRIKE & many more ) And your game also came under pixel art. Earlier...

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Vlambeer 'fully intends' to fight Luftrausers clone

Indie developer Vlambeer is getting used to its games being cloned before final release, with the developer discovering today that its upcoming game Luftrausers has a clone called SkyFar on the iOS App Store. Freelance journalist Scott Nichols noticed the clone today, following its App Store...

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Luftrausers officially coming to PS3 and Vita spring 2013

Vlambeer's campaign of mobile platform domination continues. Following the successful release of the absolutely essential iOS game Ridiculous Fishing, the company has made its plans for a PS3/Vita release of the dogfighting action game Luftrausers official, putting a spring 2013 release window on...

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Luftrausers delayed as Vlambeer works out Vita/PS3 deal

Vlambeer's Luftrausers, the PC and Mac version of free Flash dogfighting game Luftrauser, may come to the Vita and PS3, if Vlambeer and Sony can work out a deal they both like. Vlambeer's previous hit, Super Crate Box, made a splash on the Vita last year. Unfortunately the bureaucratic process and...

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