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BioShock 2 re-released on Steam with Minerva's Den

2K Games has relaunched its undersea first-person shooter BioShock 2 on Steam, bundling it with add-on content and stripping away its once-restrictive Games for Windows Live integration. The Steam version of BioShock 2 includes the base game and all previously-released multiplayer downloadable c...

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VVVVVV, Escape Goat star in GOG.com's 5 for $5 indie game sale

Taking a cue from the roast beef artisans at Arby's, Good Old Games is offering a 5 for $5 sale on a collection of indie games recently added to the storefront's online catalog. GOG's Super 5 Promo includes Terry Cavanagh's VVVVVV, Smudged Cat Games' Adventures of Shuggy and Gateways, MagicalTim...

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GestureWorks Gameplay to add custom controls to 'hundreds' of Windows 8 games

GestureWorks Gameplay, an application that allows users to build custom touch and gesture-based controls for "hundreds" of Windows 8 games, was revealed at the Intel Developer Forum last week. GestureWorks is planned to begin assuming direct control release in November 2013. Developer Ideum ...

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Games for Windows Live marketplace closing August 22, client still operational

Microsoft announced that the Games for Windows Live marketplace will close up shop on August 22, permanently ending the ability to purchase featured content. The Games for Windows Live service itself will remain operational, and purchased games will be unaffected by the closure. Microsoft notes ...

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Former Steam boss Jason Holtman now at Microsoft

Former Valve Director of Business Development Jason Holtman has joined Microsoft, and will focus on the company's PC gaming efforts. "Yes, I have joined Microsoft where I will be focusing on making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment," Holtman confirmed to Games Ind...

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Xbox One controllers compatible with PC in 2014

The Xbox One controller will work with your Windows PC – just not when the Xbox One launches later this year. A Microsoft representative says the company hopes to roll out the drivers in 2014. "As we've stated, the Xbox One controller, although it looks similar in many ways, shares no unde...

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Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP sells 1.5 million

Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP has over 1.5 million cosmic friends, developer Capybara Games announced on their site today. A stylized graph included in the post details the breakdown of Sword & Sworcery's sales. 33% of lifetime sales (550,000 copies) were sold through iOS, the game'...

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Hotline Miami 2 was initially planned as DLC

Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number was initially slated for release as DLC for the original Hotline Miami, its developers revealed in a recent feature at VG247. Dennaton notes that Hotline Miami 2 was conceived as an expansion, but was fleshed out into a full sequel as its scope grew during develop...

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PSA: Humans Must Answer to chickens today on PC

Ukraine-based indie studio SumomGames has launched its horizontally scrolling shoot-'em-up Humans Must Answer for PC platforms via Good Old Games and the Humble Store. The product of a successful Kickstarter campaign, Humans Must Answer spins a sci-fi yarn in which a race of hyper-intelligent ...

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Team Fortress 2's next update fixes exploits, adds fan-made maps

Valve's free-to-play shooter / hat-collecting sim Team Fortress 2 will get a bundle of fixes, tweaks, and improvements in its next update, along with two additional maps. Promising "a list of patch notes longer than a stalemate on Hydro," the Team Fortress 2 team observes that the forthcoming pa...

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