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Bastion senior programmer leaves Supergiant Games for Oculus

Oculus VR continues to snap up talent from other games industry fixtures, as Supergiant Games loses senior programmer Chris Jurney. "I'm joining @Oculus at the end of the month to help make VR awesome," Jurney wrote in a brief Twitter announcement. As senior programmer at Supergiant Games, Jurney's...

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Joystiq Streams: Transistor with Supergiant and a Steam giveaway [UPDATE: Relive the stream!]

Supergiant Games are builders. Back when the studio first formed up, Bastion was born as a game about cartography, discovering and building space as you stepped through it. Transistor, its latest for PC and PlayStation 4, may not share Bastion's literal take on building a world, but it does...

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Metareview: Transistor

Red has red hair The Transistor is blue We decree 3.5 stars Go read our review Yes, Transistor is now out for PC and PS4, and that means it's time to see what everyone thinks. While we found that Supergiant Games' futuristic, not-quite-cyberpunk adventure "makes a great first impression," it...

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Transistor launch trailer lines up foes ahead of PS4 debut

This trailer for Supergiant Games' Transistor takes account of the game's enemies. The lovely, colorful adventure, which features a blue talking sword, launches next Tuesday, May 20 for PS4 and PC....

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Transistor pre-orders, soundtrack now available

Good news for anyone who's been furiously clutching a wad of crumpled dollars in anxious anticipation of Supergiant Games' upcoming Transistor: The studio will now accept your money for either a pre-order of Transistor, a copy of the game's soundtrack or both. For those unaware, Transistor is...

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Bastion dev's Transistor connects with PS4, PC next month

Sci-fi action RPG Transistor is charging onto PlayStation 4 and PC next month on May 20, priced at $20 in North America and £15/19 euros across the ocean. If you can't wait to try out the next offering from Bastion joint Supergiant Games, the good news is the game is playable at this...

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Transistor uses DualShock 4's light bar to aid player immersion

Supergiant Games' Bastion follow-up Transistor will use the PlayStation 4's unique controller features to enhance the game's narrative, creative director Greg Kasavin revealed this week. Transistor's story revolves around a talking sword that glows and pulses as it speaks to the game's...

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Transistor narration forges 'symbiotic' relationship with sword

When normal people lose their voice, they pick up cough drops. When Transistor heroine Red loses hers, she picks up a talking sword that acts as the game's narrator. Narration plays a large part in Transistor, but the philosophy behind the voice-over isn't one of exposition like in Supergiants'...

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Bastion sales surpass 2 million

During a Transistor demo session at E3, Supergiant Games' Greg Kasavin confirmed that the studio's first game, Bastion, has sold over two million copies. "Bastion has done really well for us; it's sold over two million copies across all platforms," Kasavin said. "That puts us in a position to make...

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Supergiant: Transistor PS4 deal doesn't influence port timing

Supergiant's relationship with Sony and the deal to bring Transistor to PS4 doesn't limit when or prohibit how the studio pursues ports. "Just the fact that we're shipping simultaneously on PC, I think, gives you some sense. They've been very accommodating," Supergiant's Greg Kasavin said of Sony...

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