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At a Glance: Image and Form

3h ago ... [b]Image & Form[/b] is a video game development studio made up of more than a dozen brilliant, childishly creative and mostly overaged people in Gothenburg, Sweden. They haven’t a clue what they’re going to be when they grow up, but they’ve been at this game development thing since 1997, and are more productive than ever. http://imageform.se/ [b]SteamWorld Dig[/b] is a platform mining adv...

At a Glance: New World Interactive

1d 8h ago ... [b]New World Interactive[/b] An Independent game developer/publisher focused on the creation of innovative digital entertainment for computers and gaming consoles, NWI was founded in 2010 by Jeremy Blum and draws upon an international pool of talent. The company is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. It was formed to develop primarily first-person shooter and real-time strategy games forPC, Ma...

Better, Faster, Stronger Shooter

1d 9h ago ... [b]By Valenka[/b] Insurgency was originally an idea that came to the mind of Andrew Spearin twelve years ago, when he decided to create a modern, infantry first person shooter based on his experiences in the Canadian Army. It was originally to be titled Operation: Counter-Insurgency (OPCOIN). Jeremy Blum, the founder of the Red Orchestra mod and New World Interactive, joined the development...

Hack 'n' Slash: Coded for your pleasure

6d ago ... [b]From Herobyclicking[/b] If you have ever used the tilde key to bring up a console screen to enter a console command on a PC game then you have at least a sense of what to expect with Hack ‘n’ Slash. It’s not cheating, it’s dissecting. It’s looking at the game through the developer’s eyes.  It pulls back the curtain but keeps the nostalgia of classic console gaming intact. Plug in and debu...

PC vs Console

7d ago ... Today I'm blogging about which is better to play on a PC or Console? Being a very avid gamer I love to discover new things and play on newer systems whether I am in the store such as, GameStop or at a friends. One thing I've discovered is there are a ton of PC gamers. Awhile I came across a gaming community called Steam. Most if not all gamers have heard of Steam. If not, here's a quick ove...

Giveaway: Skulls of the Shogun - and Enter to Win a PS4!

8d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] I’m going to let you in on a little secret: [i]Galak-Z[/i] isn’t out yet! What’s a super awesome indie dev to do when they can’t give you their upcoming game? Oh, that’s right, give you copies of their super awesome previously released game: [i]Skulls of the Shogun[/i]! 10 codes up for grabs! [b]How to enter:[/b] (THIS PORTION OF THE GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED. ALL WINN...

At a Glance: Klei Entertainment

10d ago ... [b]Klei Entertainment[/b] was built because they want to build games that they care about. When talented, creative people can work toward that goal, amazing things happen. They can create anendearing off-the-wall puzzle game. They can redefine what an oldschool beat-em-up is. They can create products that live up to your childhood memories of your coolest games. Klei is located in Vancouver...

Interview with Don’t Starve: Reign of Giants’ Seth Rosen, Part One

10d ago ... [i]Don't Starve reigns as one of the most interesting titles in recent years, offering more in the ways of the experience and focusing on the journey rather than being a means to an end. Klei Entertainment's Seth Rosen (Designer/Programmer) elucidates some of the finer points of Don't Starve, communities on both PC and console, and what's next for our morbid little dudes and dudettes in the va...

Interview with Don’t Starve: Reign of Giants’ Seth Rosen, Part Two

10d ago ... [i]Don't Starve reigns as one of the most interesting titles in recent years, offering more in the ways of the experience and focusing on the journey rather than being a means to an end. Klei Entertainment's Seth Rosen (Designer/Programmer) elucidates some of the finer points of Don't Starve, communities on both PC and console, and what's next for our morbid little dudes and dudettes in the va...

Invisible, Inc.: Secret Agent Men and Lessons in Not Skipping Tutorials

10d ago ... [b]By Kyle I-Skipped-the-Tutorial Gaddo[/b] [i]Note: All images on this page are from the early stages of the Steam Early-Access beta preparation for when the game becomes available for purchase again. These are brand new, never before released Beta teaser screenshots![/i] [i]Invisible, Inc.[/i], is Klei Entertainment's upcoming title in a series of “This is Really Hard, Why Am I Doing This...

At a Glance: Miegakure

11d ago ... [b]Marc ten Bosch[/b] is an independent game developer based in San Francisco. He’s wildly smart and more than a little fascinated by the intersection of math, games, and visiting the fourth dimension through code. http://marctenbosch.com/ [b]Miegakure[/b] is a platform game where you explore the fourth dimension to solve puzzles. Our world is three-dimensional: width, depth, and height....

At a Glance: Red Barrels

14d ago ... [b]Red Barrels[/b] is an independent game studio based in Montreal and focused on creating unforgettable single-player games. OUTLAST, the studio's first title, is a true survival-horror experience that aims to show that the most terrifying monsters of all come from the human mind. OUTLAST is currently available for digital download on PC and PS4, and the title's first DLC, OUTLAST: Whistleblow...

Giveaway: OUTLAST: Whistleblower Codes- and enter to win a PS4!

14d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Outlast: Whistleblower follows the story of Waylon Park, the software engineer under contract with the Murkoff Corporation who emails journalists around the world - including Miles Upshur - at the beginning of Outlast. Whistleblower starts the story that led to Outlast, and stretches past the events of the first game to show the true final chapter in the story of M...

At a Glance: Vagabond Dog

17d ago ... [b]Vagabond Dog[/b] is a small independent game studio from Toronto. They make games about life, inspired by their experiences. http://vagabonddog.com/ [b]Always Sometimes Monsters[/b] is a unique roleplaying game set in the modern world. You take on the life of your character for 30 days as you try and make it from the east coast to the west coast before your one true love marries someon...

The Virtues Of Assassin's Creed 3

18d ago ... There are times in my life where I have kind of a "gaming rut;" an extended period of time where there is either nothing new or current that interests me, or I simply do not have the finances to purchase what does. In these moments I take to going back and playing older games. Sometimes I age myself and go way back to play NES to PS1 games; still other times I don't go so far and I will play PS...

At a Glance: Fire Hose Games

19d ago ... [b]Fire Hose Games[/b] makes video games. Specifically, they make video games that are exciting and different. Video games that encourage social play. Video games that push the limits of how people play games. Oh, and video games that are FUN. Located in ever-sunny Cambridge, MA, Fire Hose Games has worked on titles like Dance Central, Rock Band Blitz, and Ms. Splosion Man! They released the...

Giveaway: Catlateral Damage - and enter to win a PS4!

20d ago ... [i]From Cat, With Love[/i] Cats are a-holes* and now there’s a game about it. Today ten of you you can win a $10** Amazon gift card to buy into the Catlateral Damage Kickstarter and secure your DRM-free digital copy of the game on PC, Mac, or Linux (and Steam/OUYA keys) when it releases later this year. Includes full game soundtrack. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/chrixeleon/catlatera...

A Gamer/Game Dev's Opinion of the Game Industry in 2014

20d ago ... [b]By Chris Chung, [i]Catlateral Damage[/i][/b] I’ve been a gamer for the majority of my life. I grew up with Super Mario World, Sonic the Hedgehog 2, and Pokémon Blue and have been playing games ever since. I’ve been immersed in gaming culture for the past 15 years, have been working in the industry for the last 2 years, and I’m now beginning my career as an indie game developer creating my...

Breath of Fire 3: A Beautiful message like no other!

20d ago ... (Spoiler alert. This is for those who have already completed the game.) Back in the day, I was fortunate to play a game on the playstation one. This game was of course Capcom's Breath of fire 3; the third instalment in the series. The series sees the main protagonist Ryu on his search to find out his missing past, and a mysterious goddess that guides him through his travels. Oh... And did I...

At a Glance: Housemarque

21d ago ... [b]Housemarque[/b] Founded in 1995 by Harri Tikkanen and Ilari Kuittinen, Housemarque is the oldest gaming company in Finland whose works spans consoles, mobile and PC. Prior to joining forces, Harri and Ilari founded two of Finland’s first game development studios – Bloodhouse and Terramarque. Today, Housemarque is one of the most experienced and well-known developers of downloadable games fo...
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