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Ska Studios shifts to Sony after 6 years on Xbox

Ska Studios has been around for seven years, and during six of those it's had a close relationship with Microsoft. All of its games, from The Dishwasher: Dead Samurai to Charlie Murder, have launched on Xbox 360 or Windows Phone only. Dead Samurai won the Dream Build Play competition in 2007,...

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An influx of Xbox One indies: Superhot, Goat Simulator [UPDATE: Many trailers added!]

Microsoft's indie development initiative, ID@Xbox, is bringing in a bunch of games to launch first on console on Xbox One, including Superhot, Goat Simulator, Dungeon of the Endless, No Time to Explain and Smite. Peek the full list of games ID@Xbox head Chris Charla announced during the Xbox...

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ID@Xbox games Contrast, Another World roll onto Xbox One

Classic platformer Another World and noir puzzler Contrast are two of four new ID@Xbox entrants to graduate onto the Xbox One store. The two other self-published games, Zombie Driver and RBI Baseball, were released earlier in the week. If you've seen Another World pop up a whole lot recently,...

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Zombie Driver returns in Xbox One 'Ultimate Edition,' out now

Out of nowhere, Zombie Driver crept onto the Xbox One Games Store this morning in a new Ultimate Edition, and it's available now for $15/£12. The vehicular combat game launched on PC before coming to consoles in 2012, but it was delisted on Xbox 360 earlier this year after publisher...

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Take a minute for Sixty Second Shooter Prime on Xbox One

Sixty Second Shooter Prime is the latest ID@Xbox graduate to join the Xbox One ranks, and it's available right now for $5/£4. The name drives at the hook of Jamie Fristrom's game: you've got one life, 60 seconds, and a lot of procedurally generated shapes to shoot down, multipliers to earn...

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Nero has a sense of duty, not a call

Nero is a spiritual exploration and first-person puzzle game set in a world of floating robed figures, glowing orbs and skeletal ghosts. It's filled with dark, dense vegetation and crumbling ruins with slivers of neon light lining their edges and curves. Jellyfish float through the streams along...

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Unreal Engine 4 hits Xbox One, PS4 in update 4.1

With today's update 4.1, Unreal Engine 4 is available to developers at no additional charge on PS4 and Xbox One. Epic is running Unreal Engine 4 as a subscription-based service, for $19 a month and 5 percent of gross revenue from any commercial product made with the engine. Unreal Engine 4...

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Riptide GP2 brings six-player split screen to Xbox One

Back in my day, we squinted at a small square of GoldenEye on a cathode ray tube and we liked it. Split-screen multiplayer gaming may have diminished in light of the internet connecting us with hurtful, bigoted strangers, but it does creep into modern games on occasion. The makers of Riptide...

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Racing shooter hybrid 'Calibre 10' goes Early Access ahead of Xbox One

Before it comes to Xbox One as part of Microsoft's independent games initiative, apocalyptic racer/shooter hybrid Calibre 10 Racing Series will launch on PC through Steam's Early Access program – likely as soon as next week. The game's developer, Bongfish, expects the alpha development period...

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Xbox One adding 25 more games through ID@Xbox program

Microsoft has announced another 25 games coming to the Xbox One as part of its ID@Xbox independent developer games program. Speaking to developers, Microsoft emphasized it's trying to help streamline console development to bring a "diverse array" of games to the Xbox One. ID@Xbox Games...

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