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Catlateral Damage knocks its funding goal off the shelf

We've got another game to be added to the rapidly-expanding genre of animal simulator games: Catlateral Damage, which started as a game jam project and charmed its way into our hearts back at the beginning of the year with a limited demo build, has met its $40,000 Kickstarter goal. The feline...

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Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake dev accused of stealing artwork [Update]

Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake has been accused of copying its map artwork from another artist, Athens, Greece-based Ilias Sounas. The illustrator posted a blog comparing art they completed in 2012 for Karios Games' MonsterUp Adventures to that of SleepNinja's game, which was funded on Kickstarter...

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Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake out now for Android, iOS

SleepNinja's top-down puzzler Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake launches today on iOS and Android via Google Play and Amazon's app store. Since its release date was announced earlier this month, the game's price on mobile devices has increased by one dollar to $4.99. The "environmental puzzle" game,...

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Crowdfund Bookie: One year, $35 million

The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the month and produces pretty charts for you to look at. A total of 341 video game projects were funded on Kickstarter and Indiegogo in the past year. Those games earned $35,945,510...

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Playing virtual beer pong with Control VR

Virtual reality in video games is all about new technology that places players within an interactive digital environment. By now, most know about Oculus VR, Sony's Project Morpheus or augmented reality specs like Google Glass and CastAR. But what do you do with your hands while using these...

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Monsters will eat your birthday cake next week on mobile, PC in July

SleepNinja Games' top-down environmental puzzler Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake will launch next week on iOS and Android via Google Play and Amazon, publisher Cartoon Network confirmed to Joystiq today. The colorful Zelda-inspired game will first arrive on Thursday, June 26 before making its way to...

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Secrets in a South American rebellion in Tale of Tales' Sunset

Tale of Tales tells high-brow, intellectual and emotional stories with its games, including The Path and The Graveyard, and its latest project is Sunset, a first-person thriller set in the loft of a fictional South American city. It's 1972, and there's a revolution in the city – you play...

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New 'Tropes vs. Women' discusses the dark side of decoration

Feminist Frequency founder Anita Sarkeesian has launched the first video in her "Women as Background Decoration" series, dissecting how women are portrayed as non-playable sex objects in video games and the real-world effects these images have on players. Women as Background Decoration is the...

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Take a nap, knock stuff over in the full Catlateral Damage

Anyone who has a cat knows the feeling – you get home from a long day of work and look at your feline laying blissfully in a patch of sunlight, waiting for catnip or belly rubs, and you think, "I wish I were a cat." This is the audience for Catlateral Damage. Catlateral Damage is a...

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Oculus Rift-compatible Control VR gloves put the whole (virtual) world in your hands

How would you like to do your computer work on a futuristic, hologram-style interface while sitting on the Iron Throne, which also happens to be on Mars? Well, you could luck out and use a genie's three wishes, or you could use Control VR, which features just such an image in its promotional...

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