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Civilization dev launches Firaxicon fan conference

Following in the footsteps of Blizzard and Mojang comes Firaxicon, an upcoming conference dedicated to Civilization developer Firaxis Games. According to Eventbrite, fans attending Firaxicon will enjoy "unique Firaxicon swag," a tour of the Firaxis offices, a chance to meet the developers and an...

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Humble's Modern Retro Bundle features AVGN Adventures, Tiny Barbarian DX

If you enjoy modern takes on classic gameplay formulas, the latest Humble Flash Bundle has a lot to offer with pay-what-you-want copies of Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures, Full Bore, and more. Pay $1 or more for Humble's Modern Retro bundle and you'll get Steam codes for the Oregon...

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Twitch confirms sale to Amazon for $970 million

Amazon.com will purchase video game streaming service Twitch for approximately $970 million in cash. There you go, streamers. Happy? It wasn't Google! "Like Twitch, we obsess over customers and like to think differently, and we look forward to learning from them and helping them move even faster...

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GameFly sells off digital distribution business

GameFly has sold its online games distribution service to AtGames Holding Ltd, the company revealed in a brief announcement at its digital storefront. The service will remain active during its transition between owners, and users will still be able to access and play their purchased games after...

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Cubesis, A god game where you're not the only god

In Cubesis, you control the weather on a series of floating square habitats, home to the Cubies, in order to maintain their crops, keep water levels at bay, boil the Cubies alive or make them happy. With the almighty power of weather control, you can destroy or save the Cubies on each island by...

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Launch an attack on Titan Souls and die plenty in new gameplay trailer

Out in Q1 2015, PS4, Vita and Steam top-down death factory Titan Souls has a single task for you: defeat 20 bosses. Unfortunately, you only have one bow and one arrow. Oh, and just one hit point. To see why that ungodly formula could be fun, check out our preview. [Image: Devolver Digital] ...

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Report: 92 percent of PC game sales in 2013 were digital

Console games may still occupy a large amount of retail space with physical copies, but PC games are another story altogether, according to research firm DFC Intelligence. The organization told website PC Retail that 92 percent of all PC games sold across the world in 2013 were distributed...

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Civilization: Beyond Earth trades pre-orders for exoplanets

Accepting your late-night Civilization: Beyond Earth fate before the game launches on PC is beneficial, depending on your perspective: A post on Civilization's official site notes that pre-orders for both physical and digital copies of Beyond Earth will be rewarded with The Exoplanets Map Pack, a...

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Brainiac has the whole world in his hands in LEGO Batman 3

Forget Gotham, it's the world at stake in LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Brainiac is collecting planets, and it's up to Batman and other DC heroes (and even some villains) to stop him. While stealing planets isn't cool, at least Brainiac got those pants he wanted. [Image: Warner Bros....

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John Carmack's 9-year-old son releases first game, Angry Face

John Carmack, arguably best known as the co-creator of Doom, has a nine-year-old son named Ryan. This week, Ryan released his first video game - a variation of Pong that substitutes the simple graphics of white bars and a square with ovals and a smiley face. It's called Angry Face. "I enjoy...

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