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Shatter coming to iPad

Retro-inspired brick-breaker Shatter is coming to iPad. The announcement was made quite unceremoniously by Sidhe co-founder Mario Wynands on NeoGAF. Wynands went on to say the game would be "iPad only" because it'd require a big redesign to work on iPhone. Shatter was part of our best of the rest...

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Humble Indie Bundle 6 devs ask you to ask them anything on Reddit

A few of the developers with games in the rather fantastic Humble Indie Bundle 6 are hosting an AMA on Reddit right now. In attendance is Runic Games co-founder Max Schaefer, representing Torchlight (and Torchlight 2, it seems); programmer Matt Bush and composer Terrence Lee of Dustforce's Hitbox...

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Steam deals: Shatter on sale today; Deus Ex and Sam & Max this weekend

Steam is making it easier on the wallet this weekend with some sales on Shatter and the Deus Ex and Sam & Max series. Serieses. For today only, developer Sidhe's retro-inspired brick-breaker, Shatter, is 75 percent off, bringing it down to $2.49. That's less than the cost of a Monster energy...

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Mad Catz takes Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge to North America

Mad Catz has recently become a publisher for new flight games and established music games. Its next baffling step into the world of game publishing sees the peripheral maker taking on sports games. Mad Catz announced plans to publish Jonah Lomu Rugby Challenge on Xbox 360 sometime in September. ...

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Shatter dev Sidhe increasing focus on download space in 2011

Sidhe is best known recently for developing Shatter, a fast-paced brick-buster game that debuted on PlayStation Network in 2009. Praised for its crystalline presentation and entrancing soundtrack, Shatter updated the familiar mechanics of games like Arkanoid, and elevated the understated -- but...

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Shatter soundtrack and dynamic theme hits PSN this week

Are you a hardcore fan of Shatter? So are we. That's why we're pretty excited that both the Shatter soundtrack and dynamic XMB theme are hitting the North American PlayStation Store this week. Featuring 14 tracks, the downloadable soundtrack will be available for $5.99 via the PSN. As a bonus, the...

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Shatter bounces onto PC and PSN with new modes

Ludwig offered some high praise in our Best of the Rest series for Shatter, the Arkanoid-inspired PSN arcade game. Not content on making the game exclusive to PS3 owners, developer Sidhe has announced a new platform for brick-busting: the PC. Arriving on Steam in "the coming weeks," the PC port...

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Get the Shatter soundtrack for $1

One of the big PSN surprises of the year was Shatter, a retro-futuristic take on the popular brick-breaking genre. Anyone who's played the game is bound to agree that what makes the game so special is the fantastic soundtrack. From now until Christmas, Sidhe is running a special sale on its site,...

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Shatter demo in the works, multiplatform release 'likely'

In spite of an admittedly small "publicity effort" by developer Sidhe, Shatter has sold quite well on the PlayStation Network so far, with sales of around 30,000. Critics have been quite nice to Shatter's modern re-imagining of the classic Breakout formula, praising its "clever game mechanics" and...

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Shatter developer talks up benefits of PhyreEngine

Just because Sony's cross-platform PhyreEngine -- which powered games such as Flower, Critter Crunch and Catan -- is free to use, doesn't mean it's not beefy. At least, that's how GripShift and Shatter developer Sidhe feels -- both of their PSN releases used the engine, and they've got nothing but...

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