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Indies react: PAX East as a showcase for small studios

Like so many PAX shows before it, this year's PAX East showcased a ton of indie games -- the gaming equivalent of a Williamsburg dubstep show, if you will. In our experience at this year's event, larger industry players like EA and Bethesda showed off their titles with hired hands and private...

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Fire Hose Games sprayed and prayed with Slam Bolt Scrappers prototypes

Developer Fire Hose Games followed a fairly bizarre trajectory with the development of its debut project, Slam Bolt Scrappers. Check out the dev diary to see how the game was laboriously brought to life -- sadly, the video doesn't reveal the machine they used to squeeze about eight games into...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers punch out launch trailer, PAX East giveaway details

Slam Bolt Scrappers is all set to drop, build and fire off next Tuesday, March 15, on PSN. The manic genre mash-up is celebrating with PAX East giveaways this weekend at the sold-out show (the Fire Hose Games team will be at booth 1133, which it's sharing with indie darling Spy Party). If...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers punching into PSN on March 15

Slam Bolt Scrappers is building toward a March 15 release on PSN. The genre-mashing title from indie Fire Hose Games has been a tough game to explain, but the developer recently made a video attempt to sort out the madness. If you're heading to PAX East next week, the Boston-based studio will...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers video finally explains chaotic game

It's been hard to convey the gameplay involved in upcoming PSN puzzler/brawler/strategy title Slam Bolt Scrappers. Thankfully, developer Fire Hose Games has created a video that plainly explains the mechanics....

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Slam Bolt Scrappers seeks naming counsel

Fire Hose Games is looking for some assistance in naming two of its scrapping Slam Bolt Scrappers -- without the requirement of a charity donation this time. Also, it's not carte blanche naming like it was for helping Child's Play. The developer has a poll up on its site with naming options...

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Name two of Slam Bolt Scrappers' scrappers in Child's Play auctions

Without the help of special potions, unguents or spells, immortality is a pretty tricky thing to obtain. Fire Hose Games is offering a pretty rare opportunity to have your genius brain live forever: The studio is auctioning off the chance to name one of the characters in its upcoming downloadable...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers devs looking for beta testers in Boston

If you like fighting, tower defense, Bruins, Celtics, and playing video games before they're released, you're probably the perfect candidate for developer Fire Hose Games' call to arms. The studio is looking for gamers in the Boston area to beta test its genre-mashing PSN title, Slam Bolt...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers preview: Build those blocks up

It's difficult to convey the sheer terror and chaos I experienced in the first few minutes of the Slam Bolt Scrappers PAX demo. Though the Firehose Games reps told me how to play, it wasn't preparation enough for the actual game, a combination puzzler/brawler/strategy title that is one of the most...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers playable at PAX

Fire Hose Games' Slam Bolt Scrappers impressed us at E3 even though it was a ways off from its expected "early 2011" launch on PSN. PAX, taking place this weekend in Seattle, will be the public-at-large's next chance to see what we were talking about. The game will be playable at booth #3834, and...

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