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Gratuitous Space Battles 2 coming soon to PC, Mac, Linux

Positech Games has announced a sequel to its interstellar strategy hit Gratuitous Space Battles, that, the developer claims, will make the titular melees between massive spaceship armadas even more ludicrous. "[Gratuitous Space Battles 2] uses an entirely re-written custom engine, vastly better ...

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Engage in Gratuitous Space Battles for free this weekend on Steam

Gratuitous Space Battles is pretty much precisely what it says – massive, interstellar dogfighting for basically no reason, aside from the fact that it's fun. Give it a go for free this weekend on Steam for PC and Mac, now through Sunday, February 24 at 1 p.m. PT. If you discover that space-b...

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The Joystiq Indie Pitch: Gratuitous Space Battles

Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, English develope...

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Humble Indie Bundle 6 ends, earns over $2 million

316,258 individuals signed on for the latest Humble Indie Bundle, which is arguably the best Humble Indie Bundle yet. Humble Indie Bundle 6, which halted sales earlier this evening, managed to earn a total of $2,048,330.42 during the collection's sale. Humble Indie Bundle 6 initially launched with ...

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Humble Indie Bundle 6 adds Bit.Trip Runner, Wizorb, more goodness

Humble Indie Bundle 6 just added four new games to its already stellar lineup, available to those who pay more than the average (currently less than $6): Bit.Trip Runner, Wizorb, Jamestown and Gratuitous Space Battles. All four games are DRM-free, of course, and come packaged with soundtracks. They...

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Humble Indie Bundle 4 adds free soundtracks for every game

Er, not every game ever -- that'd be impossible, you guys. We're talking soundtracks for every game in the fourth Humble Indie Bundle: Gratuitous Space Battles, Cave Story+, Jamestown, Bit.Trip Runner, Super Meat Boy, Shank and Nightsky HD. The soundtracks are free to anyone who pays above the...

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Sins of a Solar Empire for $4; Mass Effect and Dragon Age bundles part of Impulse sale

Impulse's Memorial Day sale this weekend has Sins of a Solar Empire at the heavenly price of $4. Go buy it now -- full stop. Whatever nit-picky issues the 4X strategy title may have can be thrown out an airlock at that price point. It may lack a single-player campaign to teach the ropes of glorious...

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Gratuitous Space Battles gets new expansion, trailer

A second expansion pack for Positech Games' Gratuitous Space Battles is on its way from one-man dev powerhouse Cliff Harris. "The Order" adds 11 ships along with a new species that shares the $5.99 expansion's name. The expansion also adds four new weapon types and two new scenarios (one on a norma...

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Impulse halving price on Trine, Gratuitous Space Battles this weekend

Between all of January's blockbuster releases, we're guessing you're already up to your neck in gaming opportunities this weekend. However, if you're looking to add a bit more slag to the top of the pile, digital retailer Impulse has cut the price of a few PC games for this weekend only. Until tomo...

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Gratuitous beta access with Gratuitous Space Battles pre-order

Those looking to try out -- nay, test -- Gratuitous Space Battles before the final game leaves space dock should note that developer Positech Games will be allowing pre-order customers into an online beta. Though we'd prefer to hold on to our $20 and wait for a demo, we're sure some have already b...

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