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Joystiq Top 10 of 2012: Super Hexagon

Super Hexagon is about an insignificant speck squeezing through gaps in a concentric, never-ending sequence of ever-shrinking shapes. In other words, Super Hexagon is about: 1. Escaping debt in a constrictive economy 2. Escaping a prison made of lasers 3. The inevitability of death and the hope of...

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Rayman Jungle Run grabs App Store GOTY award

Accomplished auto-run platformer Rayman Jungle Run is the App Store Game of the Year 2012. Ubisoft's iOS evolution of Rayman Origins, which received 10 free bonus levels earlier this month, pipped word game Letterpress to the award. On the iPad-specific front, Fireproof's 3D puzzler The Room came...

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PSA: Super Hexagon on Steam today

In case the mobile version of Super Hexagon has left you with a criminally short attention span, we'd like to remind everyone that the PC and Mac version of Terry Cavanagh's brutally challenging game is now available on Steam. It's currently on sale for two measly dollars, a full dollar off the...

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Super Hexagon spins onto Steam next week

Super Hexagon is coming to Steam for PC and Mac on Tuesday, November 27, for $3 (with the potential for a discount at launch). That's the same price as the iOS version that we are extremely fond of, even though it's "an overwhelming experience – for a few seconds at a time." Super Hexagon...

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Super Hexagon cloned on PC, Cavanagh is pretty all right with it

Open Hexagon freely states that it is a clone of Terry Cavanagh's iOS mind-melter Super Hexagon, but on PC. The developer of Open Hexagon, Vittorio Romeo, says that he secured permission from Cavanagh to make a game inspired by Super Hexagon, and Cavanagh says he's "basically all right with it."...

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Terry Cavanagh goes inside Super Hexagon

Terry Cavanagh began his panel at Fantastic Arcade by playing his game, Super Hexagon, live on stage. Above, he easily gets through the "Hexagonest" mode, which is the hardest mode available from the start, and shows us one of the endings. It's inspiring. After that, he played through the absolute...

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Super Hexagon has sold approximately 45,000 copies

Super Hexagon creator Terry Cavanagh estimates about 45,000 downloads to date for his iOS action game since its September 6 release. "I still haven't really processed it yet," Cavanagh told me at Fantastic Arcade. "It is such a hard game, and such a niche thing. I didn't expect it to get the...

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iGame Music Bundle adds Super Hexagon, more to music mashup

The iGame Music Bundle – the fourth such collection of indie game music on the cheap – has been extended and enhanced to include the soundtrack of Terry Cavanagh's recent, lovely launch Super Hexagon and other mobile games. You can grab the five initial soundtracks for $1, featuring...

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Super Hexagon sells 10K on iOS, ask Terry Cavanagh anything

Super Hexagon has sold "about 10,000 copies in three days and has been in the top 25 on the iPhone charts," developer Terry Cavanagh says on Reddit, where he's currently hosting an Ask Me Anything thread. Personally, we find Super Hexagon to be "beyond ideal for the mobile format," so its success...

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Portabliss: Super Hexagon (iOS)

Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad,...

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