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'Awful,' 'intimidating,' 'complicated': Indie devs on the guilt of success

It's said that money can't buy happiness. In fact, for some indie game developers, an influx of money can mean just the opposite. In a New Yorker feature, developers like Rami Ismail of Vlambeer (Ridiculous Fishing, Luftrausers), Edmund McMillen of Team Meat (Super Meat Boy) and Davey Wreden of...

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Joystiq Top 10 of 2013: The Stanley Parable

Team Joystiq is barging into 2014 with a celebration of last year's best games. Keep reading throughout the week to see our assembly of ingenious indies and triple-A triumphs. If you could bring yourself to describe and spoil them, it would be much easier to write about the marvelous moments that...

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The Stanley Parable gets a new cubicle on Mac

The Stanley Parable is now available on Mac OSX 10.8 and higher. Writer Davey Wreden tells Joystiq that support for earlier versions of Mac OSX is planned through an upcoming patch. The game is currently 40% off, down to $9, in the Steam Holiday Sale right now. A free demo for The Stanley...

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The Stanley Parable dev promises to alter controversial PSA slides

There is a PSA video called "Choice" within The Stanley Parable that some players are finding very offensive. Within the video, slides show a white man interacting with an impoverished black child from a third-world country. In one slide, he's giving the child a cigarette; another shows him...

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The Stanley Parable sales exceed expectations by a lot

Since launching on Thursday, The Stanley Parable has sold more than 100,000 copies, much to the happy surprise of its developer, Galactic Cafe. Though the quality of the game undoubtedly had at least something to do with its success, so did a clever combination of free Stanley stuff. In a...

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The Stanley Parable review: Delectable dissident

The Stanley Parable centers around Stanley, employee #427 in a non-descript office building. Stanley, whose chief job is to press buttons on a keyboard when prompted, one day finds all of his coworkers have disappeared. Believing he has missed a memo, Stanley leaves his office and heads to the...

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PSA: The Stanley Parable is out now, 20 percent off

The Stanley Parable is now available on Steam, and is 20 percent off ($11.99) until October 23. Originally a Half-Life 2 mod, the first-person exploration game centers on Stanley, employee number 427 of a nameless company, who pushes buttons on a keyboard at his desk as instructions appear on a...

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The Stanley Parable demo hits Steam, full version out October 17

A demo version of Davey Wreden's first-person interactive short story The Stanley Parable is out now on Steam ahead of the full version's scheduled launch on October 17. Built on a Half-Life 2 mod project from 2011, The Stanley Parable is a brief, narrated experience that reflects on player...

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