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Kentucky Route Zero Act 3 out now, season pass 25% off

Chicago-based developer Cardboard Computer has launched the latest installment for its mysterious adventure game, Kentucky Route Zero. The latest episode is the third act of five, the final two of which are expected to arrive "throughout the next year or so," according to the game's site. Season ...

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Best of the Rest: Jess' picks of 2013

Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. Skulls of the Shogun I have a pre-existing penchant for human skulls as decoration, so maybe that's why Skulls of the S...

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Game Music Bundle 6 offers tunes from Guacamelee, Braid and more

For two years, the Game Music Bundle series has served as a convenient alternative to leaving games running in the background to listen to music. Its sixth entry aims to do the very same with over 20 soundtracks, including Fez composer Disasterpeace's soundtrack for Famaze. The bundle also include...

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Kentucky Route Zero half off today and tomorrow on Steam

Deal alert: Cardboard Computer's Greenlight-approved adventure game Kentucky Route Zero is available for 50 percent off of its regular price on Steam through today and tomorrow. Buyers receive instant access to the game's first two acts, along with three additional chapters that are planned for rel...

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Kentucky Route Zero 'Act 2' delayed to mid-May

"Our goal for Act 2 has been to release it by the end of April," a monthly newsletter sent to Kentucky Route Zero players notes, before announcing the second episode of the five-part series has been pushed to mid-May. No exact release date has been specified. Developer Cardboard Computer says th...

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Kentucky Route Zero episode 2 due in April, tragic finale set for January

Kentucky Route Zero's second episode is due out in April, developers Jake Elliott and Tamas Kemenczy of Cardboard Computer tell Joystiq at GDC. Elliott and Kemenczy announced plans to release each episode on a rolling, three-month schedule back in October, and they're standing by that goal. This pu...

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Indie Spring Sale bounces onto Steam

From now through March 29, Steam will be hosting a cavalcade of discounted indie games, both old standbys and newcomers alike, as part of its Indie Spring Sale. The list of discounted games (just click on "Specials") is as long as it is jam packed with great deals. For instance, 25 percent off of K...

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Kentucky Route Zero finds a road to Steam, on sale through March 1

Kentucky Route Zero, the stylish indie hit from the good people of Cardboard Computer, is now on Steam for PC, Mac and Linux. To celebrate, the game is 10 percent off through March 1, $22.50 for all five episodes when they are unlocked; currently the first episode is available and very much worth i...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Kentucky Route Zero

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, Jake Elliot and ...

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Kentucky Route Zero's quasi-demo, Limits and Demonstrations, is free

Limits and Demonstrations offers a brief, introspective glimpse into the anomaly of IGF finalist Kentucky Route Zero, via a free download for Windows, Mac and Linux. Developer Cardboard Computer calls Limits and Demonstrations "not exactly a prequel but directly related to some upcoming stuff," alo...

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