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Undo a chili knight's work in reverse platformer, Spoiler Alert

Spoilers are generally frowned upon, but we're ready to make an exception when it's the central theme of the game in question. Case in point: Spoiler Alert, a game played in reverse. In this self-described "comedy platformer," you un-shoot fireballs, un-throw hammers and give bosses their...

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Plague Inc. to contract Planet of the Apes-inspired Simian Flu

Plague Inc.'s concerningly-enthusiastic virus makers have smothered humanity in quite a few viruses, but they've yet to spread an epidemic that threatens to reassign apes as the world's dominant species. That's about to change, thanks to an update themed after the upcoming Dawn of the Planet of...

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Dota 2 embraces newcomers with International broadcast

Dota 2's world championship tournament, AKA: The International, will feature a "Newcomer's Broadcast" this year to help those unfamiliar with the game's extensive jargon acronyms keep up with the action. "New to Dota? Or maybe you play Dota but have never gotten interested in the professional...

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Divinity: Original Sin sells a miraculous 160,000

Larian Studios' Kickstarted RPG, Divinity: Original Sin, has debuted to sales of 160,000 copies. After leaving early access and officially launching on June 30, Original Sin quickly became Larian's fastest-selling game, reports Eurogamer. Original Sin's success is thanks to "word of mouth" driven...

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The Wolf Among Us finale out next week

The concluding chapter in Telltale Games' episodic adventure game series The Wolf Among Us will launch for consoles, iOS devices, and PC platforms next week, its creators announced today. The Wolf Among Us Episode 5: Cry Wolf will hit PCs and the PlayStation 3 in North America on July 8....

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Joystiq Deals: SimCity 4 Deluxe, Devolver Digital sale

We've got a true classic here for you this week at Joystiq Deals. Today you have the chance to pick up a Steam-redeemable copy of Maxis' city-building strategy game Sim City 4: Deluxe Edition for only $4.99 -- a tiny cost compared to the millions of dollars in damages you'll inflict on your virtual...

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Q-bert Rebooted puts Q-nicorns on PC, mobile [Update]

Q-bert Rebooted offers the original, 2D Q-bert plus a 3D, upgraded version with more than 30 new levels. Q-bert Rebooted comes from Gonzo Games and Sideline Amusements, licensed from IP holder Sony Pictures Entertainment, Polygon reports. The updated game includes variant Q-bert characters such...

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Age of Empires Online now extinct following server shutdown

The servers for freemium real-time strategy game Age of Empires Online shut down this week. Published by Microsoft, the online RTS entered beta in May 2011 before its full launch that August for Games for Windows Live. Gas Powered Games took over the game's development from Robot Entertainment...

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Joystiq Deals: The Walking Dead, TowerFall, Rogue Legacy

If you're looking to catch up on Telltale Games' acclaimed The Walking Dead adventure game series, Joystiq Deals has an offer today that you won't want to miss. We're bundling all five Season One episodes and the "400 Days" add-on chapter for only $14.99, giving you a 50 percent discount off of the...

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Slip into the Dreamfall Chapters trailer for Book One: Reborn

Red Thread Games recently reverted to its original plan of releasing Dreamfall Chapters as an episodic series, and that kicks off with Book One: Reborn this autumn on PC, Mac and Linux. Dreamfall Chapters is the "long-awaited return of a classic adventure game series," according to one...

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