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PSA: Dust: An Elysian Tail explores Steam today

As promised, Dust: An Elysian Tail has found its way to Steam today. Until May 31, you can grab Dust for $13.50, ten percent off its usual $15 asking price. The action-adventure RPG from Humble Heart made its debut on Xbox Live Arcade back in August as part of the Summer of Arcade promotion....

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Sacred Citadel will feature four classes to level up and a gear stash

Sacred Citadel isn't just a goofy beat-em-up spinoff of Deep Silver's long-running Sacred series - turns out it's also an action RPG. When the game was announced last year, all we knew about it was that it featured co-op action and some groovy graphical flairs, but now we're seeing how Citadel...

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Saints Row: The Third free to play, on sale this weekend on Steam

Despite its crass and often offensive tone, Saints Row: The Third was quite well done, and turned the well-traveled sandbox urban action genre on its head a few times. Don't believe us? This weekend is your chance to find out for free, as the game is free-to-play until Sunday over on Steam. For the...

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The Zen of KickBeat

Zen Studios is best known for its prowess in the pinball market, amassing its fame from titles such as Pinball FX, Zen Pinball and Marvel Pinball (Notice a trend?). This success has enabled Zen to expand its creative department and develop a wide range of games for varying platforms. KickBeat, for...

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Aliens: Colonial Marines trailer is looking stylish

The latest trailer out of Gamescom for Aliens: Colonial Marines has it all: Gruesome scenes of H.R. Giger's creations terrorizing marines, and a little behind-the-scenes on the upcoming release. The trailer talks about both the tension buildup that's so important to the Aliens franchise, and...

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Just Cause dev working on another open-world action game

Just Cause developer Avalanche Studios is working on yet another open-world action game, Eurogamer reports. Avalanche Studios is hiring for multiple projects on both current consoles and the next generation – even two games based on film and comic properties – due in 2013 and 2014. One...

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Square Enix summons a class-based action title in Crystal Conquest

Last week Square Enix's mystery title was outed as Crystal Conquest, a Flash-based action title for Japanese consumption, set to launch this summer. Details are now sidling out, as noted by 4gamer and translated by Andriasang: Crystal Conquest is a side-scroller with characters shifting between two...

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Written in the S.T.A.R.S.: Capcom dreams of CoD fans playing Resident Evil

For those hoping Resident Evil 6 will play like a classic Resident Evil title, with more puzzles and less emphasis on (not) running and gunning -- look away now. Go watch the My Little Pony Skyrim mod and live in ignorant bliss for a while longer. You'll thank us later. Still here? All right, but...

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Binary Domain trailer terminates after the rise of the machines

We'll admit that the premise of Sega's new cover-based shooter Binary Domain by Yakuza boss Toshihiro Nagoshi -- man versus machine -- isn't the most immediately compelling, but this new trailer makes its nuances sound pretty cool. That is if you can get past the absolutely bored-sounding...

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Steam: Darkspore 40% off for Midweek Madness

Don't pay more for 'spore -- at least that's Steam's motto of the day, as it puts the Maxis developer action-RPG hybrid Darkspore on sale for 40 percent off its normal asking price. From now through 4PM PST / 7PM EST on Thursday, June 16, the PC-only title is going for $30, down 20 bucks from the...

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