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Game Music Bundle 7: Journey, Broken Age, Luftrausers

Who needs AC/DC and Aerosmith for their gym workouts when you could listen to smooth grooves of video game soundtracks? The Game Music Bundle 7 from Loudr offers 17 albums of audio delights, including tunes from Austin Wintory (Journey, The Banner Saga), Peter McConnell (Broken Age, Hearthstone:...

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Luftrausers dev responds to criticisms over Nazi-esque imagery

Luftrausers from Vlambeer is full of fiction. Its name is a made up word, and the game takes place in an alternate history, set some 10 to 15 years after World War II. The game's imagery, however, from its maniacal scientists and sharp-dressed military officers to its skull-emblazoned logo, are...

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Joystiq Weekly: GDC 2014, Infamous, Metal Gear Solid and more

Welcome to Joystiq Weekly, a "too long; didn't read" of each week's biggest stories, reviews and original content. Each category's top story is introduced with a reactionary gif, because moving pictures aren't just for The Daily Prophet. We saw many great games and met with many great people...

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Luftrausers took nearly three years to make, profitable in just three days

Lufrausers sales outstripped the game's budget within days, making its two-and-a-half year development cycle a swiftly profitable one for developer Vlambeer. Let's not forget, it's been a bit of a journey for Luftrausers: The arcade shooter was yet another Vlambeer game to be opportunistically...

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Luftrausers Review: Aerial Ace

Question: When is a plane not a plane? Answer: When it's a UFO firing a laser, or a kamikaze ballerina, or a floating brick propelled by bullets, or a nuclear-equipped mecha-dolphin, or, or, or. Shorter answer: When it's in Luftrausers, where a sense of acrobatic grace and colossal amounts of...

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TowerFall, SteamWorld Dig headline PSN's Spring Fever event

A slate of high-profile indie releases will hit the PlayStation Network during Sony's Spring Fever event this month, bringing games like Luftrausers and Towerfall to the PlayStation family of consoles. The promotion kicks off with tomorrow's launch of an upgraded PlayStation 4 version of Ronimo...

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Vlambeer's Luftrausers debuting for PSN, PC March 18

Indie developer Vlambeer (Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing) announced that its 2D aerial combat game Luftrausers is gunning for a simultaneous release on the PlayStation Network and Steam later this month. Luftrausers will hit Steam on March 18, bundling ports for Windows, Mac, and Linux. The...

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Arcade dogfighter Luftrausers on Vita, PS3, PC, Mac, Linux all at once

Publisher Devolver Digital has announced Vlambeer's chaotic 2D dogfighter, Luftrausers, will launch simultaneously on PS Vita, PS3, PC, Mac and Linux later this year. "Hope to have a date soon," the announcement tweet adds. In Luftrausers, players pilot highly modular planes across more than 100...

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Vlambeer's Luftrausers unlikely to take to the skies before early 2014

Super Crate Box dev Vlambeer said it won't release dogfighter Luftrausers before early 2014 "unless a miracle happens." While it's the season for such things, the indie dev believes a 2013 release window is "unlikely" because the PS3, Vita, and Steam game has still to undergo quality assurance. ...

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How live-streaming development can solve Vlambeer's clone problem

[Image credit: Tommy Rousse] Vlambeer is going to live-stream development of its next game. This wouldn't be notable for many other indie developers, but Vlambeer's history makes this strategy appear, for lack of a stronger term, absolutely illogical. "At this point, all of our big games have...

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