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Flee from water, missile-based death in On Rusty Trails

Unpredictable, house-rusting rain is hindering Guy Elvis' livelihood, but it's not the only threatening hazard in On Rusty Trails, Black Pants Games Studio's platformer coming to PC, Mac and Linux. Explosive projectiles, flying squid-looking creatures and the ever-present threat of gravity are a...

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Demo for GaymerX game Read Only Memories now available

A demo for Read Only Memories, a cyberpunk noir adventure game developed by MidBoss Games - a studio comprised of the same people who organized and ran the GaymerX conventions in 2012 and 2013 - is now available to download. According to a blog post from MidBoss, the demo contains a "final(ish)" ve...

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Tinertia is a platformer with rockets instead of a jump button

Anyone who's mastered the art of rocket jumping should feel at home in Tinertia - Candescent Games' 2.5D platformer swaps traditional controls for a twin-stick set up, with the left stick dedicated to movement and the right for aiming rockets. No worries if "total rocket novice" is an accurate des...

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Ex-Irrational devs' The Black Glove falls well short of funding

Day for Night Games, an offshoot studio formed in the wake of Irrational's layoffs, failed to crowdfund first-person adventure The Black Glove. In terms of how far short the game was of its goal, it's a case of not gloving one hand, let alone two. After a month of campaigning, The Black Glove amass...

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Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition calls RPG fans to yesterdecade

Dungeons & Dragons fans can now expand their game-based inventory with Icewind Dale: Enhanced Edition, a reworked version of 2000's classic role-playing game from Black Isle Studios. Adventurers can take a trip down Enhanced Edition's ice-slicked memory lane on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam, iOS ...

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Test your machine's, brain's aptitude at The Talos Principle

The Talos Principle, next month's cryptic puzzler from Serious Sam series creator Croteam, can now be sampled on PC, Mac and Linux via Steam. The sort-of beta includes "four increasingly difficult complete puzzle levels" as well as a benchmarking bot to test your build's capability of running the ...

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Philosophy, puzzles and Tetris in The Talos Principle next month

First-person puzzler The Talos Principle is coming to Steam on December 11 for PC, Mac and Linux, with PS4 and Android versions scheduled for the first quarter of next year. You'll likely recognize Serious Sam makers Croteam as the developer, but compared to its previous fare the studio's latest ef...

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Shh: A Bird Story dev speaks up about pre-release silence

A Bird Story is Kan Gao's follow-up to To the Moon, a quietly emotional and surprisingly deep game about life and love that's been well-received since its release three years ago. Now, with A Bird Story launching on Friday, Gao is proud of his new game, but he feels the need to warn players that it...

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Humble Indie Bundle 13 features Jazzpunk, OlliOlli

Comedy adventure game Jazzpunk and side-scrolling skateboarding sim OlliOlli headline the latest Humble Indie Bundle, with Shadowrun Returns available as an incentive for buyers who pay $12 or more for the package. All bundle buyers receive copies of OlliOlli, 2D exploration game Insanely Twis...

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Spacebase DF-9 players get Hack n' Slash free, and vice versa

Double Fine is issuing free copies of its hacking-themed PC puzzler Hack 'n' Slash to players who purchased Spacebase DF-9 during its Steam Early Access phase, and Hack 'n' Slash owners will likewise receive Spacebase DF-9 free of charge. The giveaway follows up on recent criticism players level...

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