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Risk of Rain, Jazzpunk among IndieCade 2014 finalists

Juried game event IndieCade has announced its 2014 finalist picks, revealing a lineup of standout independent works that will be featured at this year's festival in Culver City. Featured picks include recent releases like Jazzpunk, Hack 'n' Slash, Risk of Rain, and Mountain, along with upcoming...

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Papers, Please and The Last of Us honored at GDC awards show

Designer Lucas Pope came close to apologizing for his frequent appearance on stage at 2014's Indie Games Festival Awards, collecting award after award for Papers, Please. The dystopian game of bureaucracy and hard-earned immigration was recognized by a panel of industry peers for its considered...

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Steam midweek sale slashes price on Risk of Rain, Capcom DLC

Steam's Midweek Madness sale is offering up a tempting smorgasbord of deals across a variety of Capcom DLC. Supplemental content for DmC: Devil May Cry, Lost Planet 3, Super Street Fighter 4 and more are available for up to 75% off. You can also grab DLC for Resident Evil: Revelations and Resident...

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Risk of Rain's blend of pain and pleasure coming to PlayStation Vita

Hopoo Games' punishing but satisfying action-platformer Risk of Rain is migrating over to the PlayStation Vita, publisher Chucklefish announced today. The news was first revealed on Twitter by Chucklefish's Ashton Raze, the lead writer of Starbound, and confirmed by Sony Senior Business...

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Joystiq's Four in February is upon us, behold our staff picks

February is a forbidding land, full of winter darkness and noisome Valentine's Day traditions that are only slightly balanced out by a steady trickle of new games. That's why Joystiq's very own Mike Suszek created Four in February, a gaming event to unify the world against the month's doldrums....

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Independent Games Festival reveals 2014 Student Showcase winners

Independent Games Festival organizers have revealed the winners of this year's IGF Student Showcase category, honoring entries from the NHTV University of Applied Science, Carnegie Mellon University, and the University of Cambridge, among other institutions. This year's top picks feature Hopoo...

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Joystiq Tiny Streams: Risk of Rain, crazy difficulty, and imminent death by pig man

Welcome, Joystiqers, to the inaugural entry in Joystiq Tiny Streams, a new series of small streams featuring the Joystiq crew playing their current favorites. They play the game for the duration of our usual Joystiq Streams–which air from 4p.m. EST to 5p.m. EST every Tuesday and...

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Risk of Rain Review: Catch your death

Imagine stepping into a warm, inviting hot tub. As you relax in the water, an attendant pours in some bath salts. You register a rise in the temperature, but think nothing of it. The attendant returns, this time sprinkling fragrant herbs into the water. It's getting hot in here. The attendant is...

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