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Humble Weekly Sale gets rhythmic with Audiosurf, Bit.Trip Runner

Paging Dr. Beat: Humble Bundle's latest Humble Weekly Sale requires a solid sense of rhythm, offering a pay-what-you-want collection of games that test your ability to play along to a backing music track. The $1-minimum package includes Empty Clip Studios' rhythm-driven shoot-'em-up Symphony, ...

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Steam weekly deals: Anna, Retro/Grade, The Journey Down

Valve has posted new weekly deals on Steam this week, and you can pick up some excellent indie titles for the low price of cheap. The atmospheric horror puzzler Anna is on sale for only $3.39, 2DEngine's Chains is only $1.24, reverse music shooter Retro/Grade will cost you $3.40, the sticky sweet S...

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Retro/Grade comes to Steam March 20, still cheap on PSN

First off, if you haven't got Retro/Grade yet and you have a PS3, go get it. Right now. It's on sale for $3.49 ($2.44 if you have Plus) until PSN updates. Seriously, go. That's sub-coffee cheap. Okay, for those of you who want to play 24 Caret's unique backwards-shmup music game on a different p...

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The Sound Summer of PSN

You're reading Reaction Time, a weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. Remember when the summer lull signaled a blissful ...

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PSN Tuesday: Counter-Strike: GO, Metal Gear, Jojo, Way of the Samurai 4

Counter-Strike is updated for the modern era today on PSN. It's joined by Retro/Grade, NISA's Legasista, Way of the Samurai 4, whose trailer you absolutely must see, and a few somewhat less drastic remakes and updates than Counter-Strike: GO! Said refreshes include Metal Gear Solid 2 and 3, separa...

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Retro/Grade review: Time machine music

Retro/Grade is a game about distraction. On a surface level, there's a complicated premise that has you playing a side-scrolling shmup in reverse, avoiding enemy bullets as they return to the back of your ship and rushing to catch the projectiles that your ship fired when time was moving forward. Y...

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Retro/Grade flies backwards into PSN on Aug. 21

Retro/Grade, the, uh, backwards shoot-em-up that you control with a guitar, finally makes its way to PlayStation Network for PS3 on August 21. It'll be sold both by itself and as a bundle with its soundtrack. Developer 24 Caret Games posted the above new trailer to mark the occasion. We're happy t...

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Retro/Grade preview: A step forward, backward

Much like the classical pianist who has thoroughly mastered his craft and finds the act of reading sheet music to be perfectly droll, the multicolored gem charts of Guitar Heros and Rock Bands have become easy pleasy lemon squeezy. If you've been playing those games since the genre's inception, y...

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Retro/Grade headed to PAX Prime with fancy ID cards

Retro/Grade developers 24 Caret Games will print customized ID cards for PAX Prime attendees this August, giving some peace of mind to those dreading sudden separation from their like-minded groups in Penny Arcade's increasingly packed event. The crew from 24 Caret will be at this year's Se...

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Retro/Grade devs document a thrilling 48 hours in indie development

Whoever said indie development was all chiptune dance parties and NOS-sponsored galas clearly never worked with the dudes at Retro/Grade dev 24 Caret Games. The studio condensed 48 hours of development time on its latest game into a terrifying one-minute clip, as seen below the break....

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