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'Us and the Game Industry' is the next documentary about indies

Whereas Indie Game: The Movie aimed to explore the lives of the people behind some of indie gaming's biggest titles, an upcoming documentary on the indie gaming scene entitled "Us and the Game Industry" seeks to capture already established success cases in that world. Cases like Jason Rohrer (Insi...

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Jason Rohrer's Diamond Trust of London coming this fall

Zoo Entertainment has officially announced its intention to publish Jason Rohrer's DS strategy title Diamond Trust of London. The board game-esque title, which is about the conflict diamond business, was originally to be published by Majesco. Zoo's IndiePub label " rescued Diamond Trust of Londo...

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Jason Rohrer's Inside a Star-Filled Sky shoots onto Steam

The latest game from the indie genius behind Sleep Is Death has arrived on Steam, and we're infinitely happy. That's because Inside a Star-Filled Sky ($8) is a shmup that happens to explore the idea of infinity, letting players journey into enemies, power-ups and even their character, which all b...

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Sleep is Death creator's latest still coming to DS

The latest game from prolific indie designer Jason Rohrer, Diamond Trust of London will finally see the light of day on DS. In an interview with Charge Shot!!!, Rohrer said that he's landed a publisher -- Zoo Games -- for the long-awaited handheld release, which was originally being handled by Ma...

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Jason Rohrer reveals new game, 'Inside a Star-filled Sky'

Jason Rohrer, developer of the terrifically innovative Sleep is Death, has unveiled the identity of his next project in an appropriately mysterious manner. An official site for the game, titled Inside a Star-filled Sky, is filled with all manner of strange symbols, a quote from Justice Scalia in th...

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Sleep Is Death is now pay-what-you-want

As of right now, there is absolutely no reason you shouldn't at least try Jason Rohrer's delightful, unique game, Sleep Is Death. Rohrer has officially lowered the price to ... well, whatever you're willing to pay for it. The minimum is $1.75 -- in order to cover processing and bandwidth fees -- bu...

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Jason Rohrer Anthology gravitating to DSiWare [update]

Diamond Trust of London, the strategy title about the diamond trade, isn't the only game from Sleep is Death designer Jason Rohrer headed to the Nintendo DS. The ESRB lists an "Alt-Play: Jason Rohrer Anthology" featuring three of Rohrer's previous games, published by Sabarasa Entertainment. Inclu...

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Hands-on: Sleep Is Death

A lot of game critics you talk to will tell you that, after making a career of playing games, it takes a lot to impress them. But that's not exactly the truth. Perhaps I shouldn't speak for them, but I know for me that all it really takes for a game to knock my socks off is that smallest yet bol...

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Jason Rohrer: Spielberg's 'LMNO' project probably cancelled

Before it was known as Boom Blox, Steven Spielberg's puzzle game project was known as PQRS, and it was revealed alongside an Xbox 360/PS3 action game, codenamed LMNO, about a former secret agent on the run with a dynamic AI character. Boom Blox, of course, was released to great critical acclaim, but...

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Passage now passes time on iPhone

We understand your position. You see no reason to pick up Jason Rohrer's Passage on iPhone (or iPod Touch), especially when (a) you don't "get it" and (b) they're charging 99 cents and it's still available for free on his website for PC, Mac and Linux. Art games aren't for everyone, but aspiring ga...

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