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Dyad review: Where is my mind?

Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Put another way, anything that lies beyond an observer's understanding will take on a mysterious, nearly mystical quality. The phrase applies to Dyad for PS3, I think, albeit in a strangely oppo...

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Upcoming PS Plus deals: Dyad 20% off, free PSOne sports games

This Tuesday, PlayStation Plus users will get to crack their brains open for less, as Dyad is 20% off for members of the premium service. It'll launch for $11.99 for Plus ($14.99 for everyone else). Next week, Malicious will launch at 20 percent off, and then that will lead right into PSN Play. So ...

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Deconstructing the Dyad design with creator Shawn McGrath

Shawn McGrath, creator of PSN-exclusive tunnel shooter Dyad, exits his workplace – a house in the north side of Toronto – and lights up a cigarette. The rental home is lined with out-of-control weeds McGrath steps over to lean against his car, which sports novelty license plates with a...

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Dyad gets kaleidoscopic on PS3 July 17

You won't have to wait long to find out what Shawn McGrath's PS3-exclusive abstract racing action game Dyad is all about. The PlayStation Blog just revealed that the colorful PSN game will be available July 17. Well, it might take you a while after it comes out to find out what the game is all abo...

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Dyad is a mind-altering substance

Following the completion of my Dyad demo in a darkened hotel room, I was informed by developer Shawn McGrath that I had likely just experienced synaesthesia. He asked if I'd heard the music change when the visuals abruptly changed, which I had. He then told me the music didn't actually change, mea...

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PSN's new abstract racing game 'Dyad' grabs our attention

So you've just devoured both PixelJunk Racers games and Art Style: Light Trax. Where do you go now for the next experience in the suddenly-now-a-genre field of abstract racing? Developer ][ Games is working on the next entry in that nascent genre, Dyad, a downloadable game for PS3. Dyad uses a...

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