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Laika Believes: The Sun at Night takes to Kickstarter, Greenlight

Minicore Studios has started a Kickstarter campaign to fund the completion of its dog-based alternate-history action-platformer Laika Believes: The Sun at Night. The Austin, Texas-housed indie is seeking $100,000 to fuel the completion of the game's art assets, sound production and to facilitate ...

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AbleGamers summer grants offer funds for assistive gaming tech

AbleGamers and Minicore Studios, the developer of coming space-dog adventure game Laika Believes, are teaming up to offer grants to purchase assistive gaming technology to players with disabilities. The program is called the "AbleGamers 2013 Summer of Fun Grant Program," and it's open to people of ...

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Laika Believes in this new teaser trailer

Minicore Studios has dropped the first trailer for its alternate history action RPG, Laika Believes: The Sun at Night. Robo-animal enemies and branching levels aside, just look at those puppy-dog eyes! Who's a good little girl? Who's a good little mechanically altered war machine? You are! You ar...

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Laika Believes in this cyber elephant speed-painting video, too

In this latest burst of time-lapse Laika Believes concept artwork from the folks at Minicore Studios, artist Devin Lawson breathes life into a distinctly ominous-looking cyber elephant. Well, we say life – in this case "soulless unending servitude" may be more appropriate....

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Laika Believes in this cyber whale speed-drawing video

Laika Believes, Minicore Studios' alternate history action-RPG (starring a robot dog), will feature at least one massive cybernetic battle whale if the above speed-drawing video is any indication. Watch artist Devin Lawson will a whale into existence, Green Lantern-style, over the chiptune strings...

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Laika Believes preview: The robot space dog with a heart of gold

Minicore Studios is a small indie developer in Austin, TX, and it's making an alternate history game about the first dog in space. The game is called Laika Believes, but unlike the legitimately terrible fate that befell the real Laika, Minicore's version of history represents something a bit more h...

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Laika Believes: an alternate reality space dog game for PC and XBLA

Laika Believes, by Austin-based Minicore Studios, presupposes a world in which not only did Laika (the first animal to orbit the earth!) survive her historic voyage, but she returned as a super cyborg dog for some reason. And ... she returned to a world dominated by a Soviet superpower. This depres...

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