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Joystiq Deals: Wolfenstein last chance, GTA Trilogy for Mac, Nidhogg

Wolfenstein: The New Order's release is fast approaching, and today is your last chance to pre-order the Steam version for $10 off of its launch price through Joystiq Deals. Bethesda's alternate-history FPS is just $49.99 until tomorrow, so if you want to save some cash on a day-one purchase, you'd...

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Skulls of the Shogun, Nidhogg, Escape Goat 2 and more jumping to PS4

At a Sony event today, PlayStation VP of Publisher and Developer Relations Adam Boyes revealed a whole slate of new titles coming to the PlayStation 4. Escape Goat 2, Ironclad Tactics, Nidhogg, Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-a-Fide Edition, Apotheon and Starwhal: Just the Tip, Chasm, Jamestown Plus,...

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Nidhogg, NecroDancer headline IndieCade East eSports, Night Games lineups

Indiecade East, a festival celebrating indie creations, runs from February 14 - 16 in Astoria, New York at the Museum of the Moving Image. The folks behind the indie games festival have announced full lineups for the eSports and Night Games showcases today. The eSports showcase, highlighting...

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PSA: Nidhogg carves out a space on Steam today

Messhof's two-player fencing game Nidhogg is now available for PC on Steam at $12, or in a two-pack for $21.59. On January 20, Nidhogg will revert to its full price of $15. Nidhogg is an Indiecade Game Design winner and IGF finalist from Mark Essen categorized as being very fast-paced –...

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En garde! Nidhogg arrives this month

Indiecade Game Design winner and IGF finalist Nidhogg finally has a release date, and it's soon: January 13. Last we heard, Messhof's 2D fence-athon was due last year, when IndieGames.com revealed the addition of online multiplayer to the swashbuckling mix. Nidhogg challenges players to get...

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EVO 2013 Indie Showcase features Towerfall, Aztez, SpyParty, 6 more

EVO, the annual fighting game convention and tournament, packs an underground punch this year with nine games in the Indie Showcase, bringing in four new titles and five returning champs. The four new games are Towerfall, Treachery in Beatdown City, Samurai Gunn and Super Space ____ (pronounced...

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Come hang out with Joystiq (and play a bunch of great games!) at our E3 2011 reader meetup

We love you, Los Angeles, you know that. Sure, it's been awhile since we last hung out, but we wanna make that up to you. And not just any boring old dinner-and-a-movie kinda thing either, a full blown party! Next Friday, June 10, Joystiq will take over the La Cita bar in downtown LA between 5:30...

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Second annual 'No Quarter' exhibit to be held in NYC May 12

We assume that everyone reading this blog post are unswervingly hip individuals living in New York City -- if that is indeed the case, you should leave space in your social calendar for the 2nd Annual No Quarter games exhibit this coming Thursday, May 12 at 7PM EST. The event is a showcase of new...

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Nidhogg, Hazard, and more nominated for IGF Nuovo Award

The Independent Games Festival has announced the nominees for the 2011 Nuovo Award, a special category within the IGF for "abstract, short-form, and unconventional game development." In other words, weird art games! "I think what we've decided now is that even more light needs to be shed on this...

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Austin's Fantastic Arcade lives up to its name

You wouldn't expect to walk into an arcade and find a cabinet dedicated to Every Day the Same Dream, Molleindustria's browser game about white-collar malaise. If you happen to be in Austin, TX this weekend, you can experience this particular anomaly for yourself, along with refurbished arcade...

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