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Murasaki Baby is the weirdest game

Murasaki Baby is a very strange game, and I say that having played The Path. Mechanically, it's just a collection of pokes, prods and swipes on the PlayStation Vita's touch screen and rear touch pad. But everything else, everything else is about as bizarre as could be. The game stars a little...

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Project Holodeck makes you look kind of silly during a VR zombie apocalypse

The Oculus Rift had a big presence at IndieCade this year, but one of the VR headset's most interesting uses wasn't being showcased at the official Oculus booth. Enter Project Holodeck, a self-contained virtual reality system created by a team of students. The system employs PlayStation Move for...

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Quadrilateral Cowboy invites you to hack the planet (or a hallway)

Hacking computers has become commonplace in video games. The subversive activity has worked its way into countless games, even those where it doesn't belong (really, TMNT?). Hacking in games is generally a vague abstraction of the real thing. You hold a button as a progress bar slowly fills,...

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IndieCade 2013's Night Games are inventive, goofy fun

IndieCade isn't just a huge celebration of independent game development, it's also a street festival designed to appeal to all types of people, not just those who enjoy traditional video games. Enter Night Games, a special IndieCade event featuring lots of big, physical games designed to be played...

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Take a video tour of IndieCade 2013

IndieCade 2013 took place in Los Angeles over the weekend, and the festival played host to countless independently developed projects, ranging from traditional video games to more physical, hands-on installations. That means everything from Shovel Knight to Edgar Rice Soirée, a bizarre game...

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Overheard@IndieCade: What's IndieCade?

The Los Angeles International Airport is crowded with League of Legends swag, the "2013 World Championship" logo plastered across backpacks and t-shirts, character pins on shoulder straps, Riot Games peeking out from under ponytails. The League of Legends world finals concluded at the Los Angeles...

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All nominated IndieCade games offered Desura distribution and promotion

Linden Lab is offering free Desura distribution and promotion to all IndieCade finalists, the Second Life developer announced. The offer extends to all PC, Mac and Linux nominees in the games festival, which takes place this weekend in Los Angeles. According to IndieCade's website, 21 of the 36...

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Treasurenauts plans 3DS eShop excavation for December

Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham says the studio's latest project, 3DS platformer Treasurenauts, has been rated by the ESRB and is slated to launch on the 3DS eShop in December. If you're near LA and want an early taste, Treasurenauts will be playable in the Nintendo booth during Indiecade next month....

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IndieCade finalists: Gone Home, Super Time Force, Reus, 33 more

The IndieCade 2013 jury sifted through 850 game submissions and found 36 gems to be featured and playable during the festival the weekend of October 5 in Culver City, California. This year's games include Gone Home, Gunpoint, Kentucky Route Zero, Nidhogg, Porpentine's Twine Compilation, Reus, Rogue...

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Oculus and IndieCade announce month-long 'VR Jam'

With Oculus Rift mods already infiltrating popular games, Oculus VR and IndieCade are teaming up to promote a special game jam in August. The VR Jam will pit independent developers against one another in a contest to create the best games designed explicitly for the Oculus Rift virtual reality...

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