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Limbo investor funds indie sleepwalker Back to Bed

Sleepwalking puzzler Back to Bed is back on track thanks to assistance from Danish investment firm Capnova. The investment prompted the team of students from the Danish National Academy of Digital Interactive Entertainment (DADIU) to form an official studio now known as Bedtime Digital Games. ...

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Tulpa mixes Limbo, Alice, occultism for two-character platforming

Tulpa is an eerie, symbolic puzzle-platformer that draws inspiration from Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet, American McGee's Alice and Limbo, with roots in occultism and theosophy. In layman's terms, it's a creepy game about secrets and sanity. It features two playable characters: Ophelia, who...

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Stealth Inc: Ultimate Edition tip-toes to PS4 in March

Curve Studios' stealthy platformer Stealth Inc will receive a special Ultimate Edition version on PS4 in early March, the developer announced today. The bundle will include the base version of the game formerly known as Stealth Bastard as well as its two DLC add-ons, The Teleporter Chambers and The...

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Escape from giant heads in this Gnah teaser trailer

Gnah is a "game about exploring and escaping giant heads." That's how Montreal-based indie developer Ko-Op Mode describes its latest project in addition to the phrase "the only way out is through" in the game's teaser trailer. Gnah is a collaboration between the Ko-Op Mode collective and...

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Dark and drunken platformer, Spate, due out on Steam in March

Spate is a drunken, emotional platformer due out for PC, Mac and Linux on March 19, via Steam and the game's website. Spate has evolved since we first saw it in March: The new screenshots show off a colorful, twisted world, while previously it looked plain twisted. The story remains dark, following...

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Episodic XBLIG platformer Oozi: Earth Adventure collected on Steam

2D platformer Oozi: Earth Adventure has made the leap from XBLIG to Steam, available now for PC at a discounted price of $8. The sale runs through December 12, when the game jumps back to $10. Oozi: Earth Adventure was released episodically on XBLIG, but is now gathered in full on Steam. It...

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Super Mario 3D World powers up in launch trailer

This launch trailer for Super Mario 3D World offers a brief overview of the game's cast of characters and varying power-ups along with glimpses at the stages players will leap through. Among the characters not shown is Rosalina, an unlockable fifth character that stars in Super Mario Galaxy. ...

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Cast a silhouette from the light of this Contrast trailer

There's something lurking in the shadows of this Contrast trailer, and it smells like secrets. Well, and a fire-breathing shadow dragon, but we're not sure how to best describe that scent. Contrast is on Steam, Xbox Live Marketplace, PS3 and is currently free for PS4 owners with PlayStation...

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Shadowy platformer A Walk in the Dark now on Steam

Indie platformer A Walk in the Dark is now available on Steam. Priced at $6.99, the game has players leaping around lethal obstacles in shadowy levels as a cat named Bast, searching for its owner Arielle. The game draws apt comparisons to other challenging platformers like Limbo, VVVVVV and...

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Shift the city's architecture in cyberpunk stealth platformer Interference

French artist Anthony Beyer launched an Indiegogo project for Interference, a stealthy puzzle-platformer for PC, Mac and Linux. The game has players joining a cyberterrorist organization called The Interferers, an underground group that are opposed to a totalitarian government. The group grants...

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