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Think back to the American Civil War. Now think how the war would have been had there been tanks, mini-guns, and even zeppelins! That's what developer Radioactive Software is doing with its alternative historical take on the...

01-28-2012
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Half-Minute Hero was arguably one of the PlayStation Portable's best games. As a deconstruction of the role-playing genre, it poked fun at its peers by condensing the core experience of an 80+ hour epic down to just thir...

10-15-2012
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Pirates -- the swashbuckling sort -- are pretty great. Videogames are pretty great too; the good ones, anyway. For some unfathomable reason, these two things don’t come together as frequently as I would like. Fortunatel...

02-13-2012
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Everybody knows Snake. It has assumed many forms, has appeared on every platform from cell phones to friggin' Gmail. It's a videogame constant like Minesweeper -- it just is. Isn't it about time the formula was shaken up a b...

02-02-2012
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It's Saturday, the start of Labor Day Weekend, and you don't have any plans. Rather than cry into a pint of Ben & Jerry's Phish Food, why don't you give this little Flash game a go? The hours will melt away. / ESCAPE \ is...

09-03-2011
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After it turned out that the new GoldenEye game didn't suck and Activision simultaneously published a new third-person Bond adventure in the form of Blood Stone (seriously flawed, but showed promise) I actually had ...

08-11-2012
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[Update: Notch has shared his thoughts on 0x10c with a blog post. "Turns out, what I love doing is making games," he wrote. "Not hyping games or trying to sell a lot of copies. I just want to experiment and develop ...

08-19-2013
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Following the port to Steam (Windows/Mac), acclaimed mobile puzzle game 10000000 will soon be arriving on further platforms, including that one some of you have been patiently waiting for since the beginning. Yes, an Android ...

03-12-2013
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Between 1001 Spikes and Shovel Knight, this has been a great month for games that look and sound old but feel modern. If you're in need of a break from the latter's soundtrack, note that the music for 1001 Spikes is also up o...

06-30-2014
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At first glance, I was ready to write off 140 for its unabashedly simple art style. Silly me. I should know better than to do something like that by now. Nominated for Excellence in Audio at the 2013 Independent Games Festiv...

02-16-2013
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San Francisco is an underused setting in games. I still need to play Driver: San Francisco, but I'm not sure how much it takes advantage of the city. Daedalic's new adventure game 1954: San Francisco seems to, as you split p...

03-12-2014
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20,000 Leagues Above the Clouds is the first game from Stockholm, Sweden-based studio That Brain and it's quite the debut at that. As the captain of an airship, you'll assemble a crew, trade, gather resources, and do whateve...

05-02-2014
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If you're like me, then you'll have staggered out of a pub, wandered home, and then tried to fill in the blanks but, like a favorite song of mine says, it's just the best bits that are colored in. I can't honestly say there's...

07-09-2014
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Board game, wheel of fortune, a vast narrative spanning thousands of years -- 7 Grand Steps is a strange beast. Through simple slot machine mechanics, choose-your-own-adventure scenarios, and eventually actual strategy, one b...

06-25-2013
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Vietnam's Emobi Games is working on what they think will be the country's first big game release. It's called 7554 (representing May 7, 1954), and it's a first-person shooter based on the First IndoChina war. In it, pla...

12-08-2011
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At first I thought it was "7ramed" and my mind was completing the title, however egregious, and then I realized it was "7Framed" and I can't tell if that's better or worse. Anyway, imagine you are a waiter, working like any ...

02-20-2014
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To The Moon is easily one of the most memorable videogame experiences available. It's sad yet beautiful, and has splendid writing all throughout. Freebird Games has announced the title of their next project, A Bird Story...

03-07-2013
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Music has always been at the heart of what Harmonix does. From Rock Band to Dance Central to the extremely experimental Chroma, the studio's made sure that whatever the player's doing, they'll nod their head and tap...

08-29-2014
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It takes a certain kind of appeal for Devolver Digital to add a title to its stable of games. While the indie-friendly publisher doesn't necessarily have an underlying style that unite all of its games, there is a common them...

08-29-2014
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I don't recall exactly when management games became unpopular. One day we were mastering the systems of "Theme" this or "Tycoon" that, and almost certainly dabbling in the field of dungeon administration, but then suddenly we...

11-05-2012
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I can't really say I'm too familiar with the A Song of Ice and Fire series. I haven't read the books, nor have I watched the HBO series. I've heard a lot of buzz about the whole series recently though...

09-07-2011
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While fans of George R R Martin's epic fantasy saga, A Song of Ice and Fire, are used to putting up with the author's "it will be done when it's done" attitude, elsewhere in the franchise it's a lot more prolific. Hot on the ...

11-09-2011
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Want a neat adventure game set in the Roaring Twenties; during the birth of jazz; during the years of prohibition; filled with historical facts, characters, and events? Hell yeah, you do! And here it is: A Golden Wake. Set a...

02-25-2013
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Recently, Valve admitted that the Greenlight process is "not perfect by any stretch of the imagination," but the company is still going forward with it, announcing fourteen games and two pieces of software for the service. Mo...

07-24-2013
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I hadn't heard of Akimi Village prior to today, but it's instantly recognizable. You see, I played (and loved) A Kingdom for Keflings and its follow-up, A World of Keflings. Akimi Village is now available on the PlayStation ...

06-15-2011
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Sometimes I'm just not jonesing for a rust-colored horizon or cel-shaded paradise. Sometimes I want something completely different when it comes to video game aesthetics, and A Light in Chorus looks to deliver just that. It ...

04-03-2014
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I've just saved the planet, and I couldn't be less enthused about it. A New Beginning is a self-styled eco-thriller with a spot of time travel and science fiction thrown in for good measure. It launched in Europe a couple of ...

01-04-2013
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A Small Favor, developed by two-man team ClickShake Games, has some big shoes to fill. Cartoonist and animator Jay Ziebarth describes it as a combination of "the gritty, futuristic adventure style of Full Throttle a...

04-10-2013
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A first-person platforming adventure in which you play as a guy looking for his lost uncle might not sound immediately appealing as far as game setups go, but A Story About My Uncle has got a grappling hook and pretty floati...

05-12-2014
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If you've got a few minutes to spare, you might want to give Johan Peitz's A Super Mario Summary a spin. Whipped up in 48 hours for the 23rd Ludum Dare game development event this past weekend, it's an abbreviated version of ...

04-25-2012
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A Valley Without Wind has always been a tantalizing prospect with noble ideas, held back by a troubled visual presentation. Having gone through multiple artistic shifts, the final product still looks hastily cobbled together,...

05-06-2012
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NinjaBee has released its city-building game A World of Keflings on Windows 8 for $6.99. This new version of the Xbox Live Arcade title sports touch controls and a picture-in-picture feature allowing players to better see wha...

03-13-2013
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Really, why even play clearly deficient retro games? I mean, where are the shmup segments in Metroid? Where are the open world segments in Contra? Where are the line segments in a bisected triangle? A.N.N.E. is one part platformer, one part shmup, one part RPG. And this year at PAX A.N.N.E. has all its systems in play. Maybe we'll all get to play it this year.

04-16-2014
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I still remember reading about AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! (Force = Mass x Acceleration) for the first time three years ago, compliments of Anthony Burch's Indie Nation series. As a general rule, I'm a hug fan of free-f...

08-31-2012
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When thinking of games that would be both exhilarating and possibly stomach-turning when played with an Oculus Rift, AaaaaAAaaaAAAaaAAAAaAAAAA!!! for the Awesome is a good candidate. Developer Owlchemy Labs has announced that...

07-11-2013
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I’ve been interested in Aaru’s Awakening ever since its announcement captivated me with its hand-drawn art style. It’s pretty hard to pass up playing a game that looks the way Aaru’s Awakening does. Fr...

04-17-2014
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Just watch the video. It looks sweet. Especially that dust cloud when stuff busts up. It's so alive. Aaru's Awakening, which we previewed on PC, is all done with pencils and watercolors and then touched up digitally. The res...

06-02-2014
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I'm angry that I had to write this review of 1001 Spikes, as I would have rather spent this time playing more of it. That anger makes me all the more similar to the game's titular hero Aban Hawkins. Neglected and disrespected...

05-20-2014
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The NES era was a special time for a lot of us. Many of the staff here at Dtoid will always have a certain attachment to the period, myself included. Abobo's Big Adventure is a tribute to all those who grew up with the gaming gods of old. This free Flash game is quite fun and funny, definitely well worth a trip down memory lane.

03-11-2012
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One thing you can't accuse Chilean developer ACE Team of doing is ploughing the same, well trodden ground as other indie devs. Its debut hit Zeno Clash combined a surrealistic art style with first-person, melee combat, while ...

07-15-2014
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There is something about turn-based battles on a square grid that always seems to captivate me. Taking that idea out of the generic fantasy setting garners bonus points for me too. Granted, Acaratus is described to take plac...

06-03-2014
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The PC version of Ace Combat: Assault Horizon is no longer tied to Games for Windows Live as of an update released today. According to Namco, existing saves and achievements can be transferred between now and April 1, which i...

02-24-2014
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Prior to being picked up by Jagex and released to a wider audience on Steam, Ace of Spades had an alpha build that was available as a free download. While both versions carry the same name, it was the earlier Ace of Spades wi...

01-24-2013
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Time travel in fiction comes in two varieties. One is the sort of unexplained, mysterious force that you accept and don't question for the sake of entertainment, like in The Time Traveler's Wife or Back to the Future. The o...

08-29-2011
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Back in July, I had a chance to chat with nerdcore rapper 8Bit Duane, and one of the things we brought up was the game he was co-creating. Action Adventure World: The Game was an opportunity for him to branch out in game dev...

12-13-2011
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So Action Henk missed its initial goal of hitting Steam Early Access on June 18, but only by a bit. The action figure racing game is now available there, as well as through the Humble Store. I have been fortunate enough to s...

07-08-2014
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So, we're finally here. After 14 months and over 2300 hours of work put into the project from a single man, Alessandro Salvati has posted the last gameplay video for ADON Project before the retro-inspired indie platfor...

12-15-2012
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I had no earthly idea there was an Adventure Time MOBA in the works, let alone a beta for one. Lo and behold, Adventure Time Battle Party's MOBA launches today with an open beta, so you can start your kids' MOBA addictions yo...

05-19-2014
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Cartoon Network has released a free-to-play browser game where you can create your very own Adventure Time game! Adventure Time Game Creator let's you design levels, set up enemies, power-ups, and more. Right now you can only...

07-11-2013
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I remember my first episode of Adventure Time. It randomly came on the TV one day and I had no idea what it was -- but I couldn't stop watching. There was something about the show that kept my eyes glued to the screen, watchi...

11-25-2013
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Adventure Time, that delightfully trippy Adult Swim cartoon masquerading as primetime Cartoon Network material, is receiving a brand new game in the form of Adventure Time: The Secret of the Nameless Kingdom, due out Novembe...

05-08-2014
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Some of the developers responsible for the original Shantae and Wayforward's A Boy and his Blob are burning up Kickstarter with a thing called Adventures of Pip. It's the story of a single square who evolves into a full, 16-...

05-11-2014
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Oh my goooddd. How did I miss this until now? It's like a Nausicaa game. Thank you sir Shovel Knight for making a cross over appearance (above) in Aegis Defenders, which is how it came to my attention.  The Kickstarter already passed its initial funding goal and its PS4 stretch goal. Local co-op and a Wii U version are up next. Here's hoping. This looks amazing. 

08-29-2014
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An eye-catching trailer with a distinct art style is always going to get my attention and this debut trailer for Aer is no exception. Created by Forgotten Key, a small indie studio in Sweden, it shows off a simple, block art...

09-23-2013
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After the successful launch of Steam Greenlight, many more eager and hopeful independent developers decided to throw their own hats into the ring. This time, however, Valve has bumped up the wave of selected titles from ...

10-15-2012
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I'll suffer through many things if the promise of a post-apocalyptic horror is on the cards. To that end, I've lived through such atrocities as I Am Omega, and once really tried to like Hardware. A game like Afterfall: I...

04-09-2013
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Remember how we saw Agarest: Generations of War on Greenlight? Well, that's a thing. It's kind of a given at this point, but we wanted to share with you actual confirmation that the console JRPG is coming to PC, thanks to the...

04-05-2013
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Funcom has announced a rather large-looking set of updates for Age of Conan: Unchained, the massively multiplayer game based on the writing of Robert E. Howard. These Secrets of Dragon's Spine updates will allow level-80 char...

09-03-2012
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I had to do a double take when I heard that all these years later, Age of Empires II has a new expansion out. The Forgotten was originally an unofficial mod before its team collaborated with Skybox Labs for a commercial relea...

11-08-2013
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Bit of disappointing news for those of you actively playing Age of Empires Online, but nothing can last forever. Excluding some finished content scheduled to hit in the next few weeks, Gas Powered Games won't be adding anythi...

01-03-2013


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