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Frozen Endzone now Frozen Cortex, original name 'a bit rubbish'

Mode 7's upcoming turn-based strategy game is now Frozen Cortex and no longer Frozen Endzone, after the developer admitted a rebrand was necessary. In a frank blog post, the Frozen Synapse creator revealed its reasons for the change, one being "the original name was a bit rubbish and we got bored...

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GOG adds more than 50 Linux games, including many exclusives

DRM-free game distributor GOG.com has introduced support for Linux platforms, adding more than 50 Linux-compatible games to its online catalog. GOG's initial lineup hosts a number of exclusive Linux debuts for many featured games, including Pirates! Gold Plus, Flatout 2, and Rise of the Triad:...

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Updated Steam Controller adds an analog stick

Ah, there it is. A new version of Valve's Steam Controller includes an analog stick on the left-hand side, replacing a series of four directional buttons previously in its place. The new controller design still has two circular track pads, four lettered buttons, bumpers and triggers, among other...

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Loot dungeons, pay your village's debt in The Nightmare Cooperative

Surviving in monster-filled dungeons is stressful enough, but in Nightmare Cooperative for PC, Mac and Linux, perseverance is about more than just your own survival. You see, your village's leaders aren't exactly savvy with budgets. They've built monuments for previous Cooperative members,...

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Crypt of the NecroDancer boogies on Early Access July 30

Break out the shovels, swords and dance pads; roguelike/rhythm hybrid Crypt of the NecroDancer is zombie-shuffle-dancing its way to Steam Early Access on July 30. It will be available for PC, Mac and Linux. Not everyone will have to wait until the end of the month to practice their dance moves...

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Defense Grid 2 pre-order rewards grow as orders stack

Hidden Path Entertainment is offering pre-order incentives for Defense Grid 2 on Steam, but it's twisting the standard "you give us money, here are guaranteed bonuses" formula. The store listing shows three different reward tiers, which are unlocked based on the total number of pre-orders placed....

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Space survival sim Out There goes multiplatform with Omega Edition

Developer Mi-Clos Studio's spacefaring resource management game Out There will soon hit Windows, Mac, Linux, Windows Phone and "an unannounced platform" with the upcoming launch of Out There: Omega Edition. Omega Edition expands on Out There's initial iOS and Android release with new alien...

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Stick OlliOlli in your half-pipe and smoke it on Steam next week

2D skateboarder OlliOlli looks to make another great landing when it hits Steam on July 22. The Roll7 game debuted on Vita earlier this year to high critical acclaim, with our four-star review lauding its mix of demanding tricks and simple controls. It will be interesting to see how those...

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Light sneaks to Steam, on sale this week

Just a Pixel's simple, stealthy game, Light, is now available on Steam. It is among the first to be published by Worms series developer Team17 in nearly two decades, a feat that Team17 first announced in November. In Light, Players guide a square icon through a blueprint-like overhead view of a...

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Klei releases early prototype footage of Don't Starve Together

Klei Entertainment stressed its new footage of Don't Starve's mulitplayer expansion is of a "very early prototype," and everything in it is subject to change. It does, though, provide a look at the ghost mechanic in place for when players die in Don't Starve Together. The video shows one...

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