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Xbox One gets cozy with Threes and Limbo this week

Xbox One welcomes all moods on December 5 with Limbo and Threes, the next two ID@Xbox entries. Microsoft gifted early Xbox One adopters with Playdead's monochrome misadventure last month, but everyone can purchase the platformer starting Friday. As for numeric puzzler Threes, you can flirt with its...

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Threes creator launching Close Castles for consoles next year

Threes developer Asher Vollmer targets consoles with his next game Close Castles, confirming a PlayStation 4 release in a post today at the PlayStation Blog. Fresh off an IndieCade showing at E3 2014, Close Castles is a minimalist real-time strategy game that places warring kingdoms in dangerous...

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Watch a robot play Threes better than you can, live on Twitch

Threes is the adorable, addictive puzzler from Greg Wohlwend and Asher Vollmer, neither of whom are robots. Team Colorblind is the studio behind Aztez, the bloody beat-em-up in development for next-gen platforms and Steam, and no one in that group is a robot, either. Threesus, also known as Th...

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Threes slides to Android, provides numbers about the numbers

The addictive, number-pushing puzzler Threes is now on Android, following its launch on iOS in February. It's currently 33.3 percent off on the Google Play Store, or $2, and it features all of the minimalistic design and party personalities of the original game. The port was handled by Hidden Varia...

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Threes browser game will ensure you get absolutely no work done

Attention hungry iOS Threes addicts and sad Android users: You, too, can play Threes all day long with the browser game, designed specifically for those who want to spend hours avoiding actual work (or those who forgot their spectacles at home). Seriously, open this game only if you're OK with not ...

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Portabliss: Threes

This is Portabliss, a column about downloadable games that can be played on the go. Imagine a house party in a minimalist, white studio apartment, where the easy, simple decor belies a mixed group of partygoers. For some, introductions and flirtations come effortlessly, while others are more shy...

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Indie puzzler Threes comes to iOS at 33% off, naturally

Today marks the debut of Threes, a new iOS puzzle game that asks players to combine adorably anthropomorphic numbers into even larger, potentially cuter numbers. Developed by Ridiculous Fishing artist Greg Wohlwend and Asher Vollmer, formerly a designer at thatgamecompany, Threes was built f...

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Addictive iOS puzzling comes in 'Threes'

Threes, due out on February 6, is an addictive little iOS puzzler from Ridiculous Fishing artist Greg Wohlwend and former thatgamecompany designer Asher Vollmer, both of whom collaborated on Puzzlejuice back in 2012. It's another tile-based puzzle game, asking players to squish numbers together...

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Thatgamecompany's next project is 'years' away, says departing dev

The next thatgamecompany project won't see the light of day for "years," according to Asher Vollmer, who announced he's left the developer. In a blog post, Vollmer said he left the Flower and Journey studio because focusing on his work forced him to neglect his own game ideas, a feeling exacerbated...

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This year's PAX 10: JS Joust, Offspring Fling!, Puzzlejuice and more

The PAX 10, an illustrious group of indie games chosen annually to be spotlighted during PAX Prime in Seattle, have been selected. This year's rarified group include the likes of Johann Sebastian Joust, Offspring Fling! – a game we highlighted in length on the Super Joystiq Podcast – an...

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