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Double Fine-published GNOG is tactile, satisfying, indie as hell

When I first saw GNOG at IndieCade a few years back, I wasn't quite sure what to make of it. The game reminded me of those Fidget Cubes people seem to like so much -- more of an oddity to poke at than a traditional "game." And that's f...   read

 
 
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Bleed 2 is the best Newgrounds game you never played

For a lot of youngsters (including myself!), Flash-based game sites like Newgrounds or Miniclip were a gateway to the world of video games. These sites were easily accessible from library/Boys & Girls Club desktops or your parents' work...   read

 
 

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I annoyed robots until they went insane in The Fall Part 2

I'll be honest, I didn't expect to ever hear news of The Fall Part 2: Unbound, let alone play a demo on the PAX West show floor. Not just because the first installment ended on a perfect thematic conclusion, although I could understand...   read

 
 
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PAX Indie Megabooth's layout, games finalized

It's hard to believe, but PAX West is only a few weeks away. One of the most interesting parts of PAX each year is the Indie Megabooth, an area of the show floor highlighting upcoming releases from smaller developers that might otherwise sl...   read

 
 
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In VA-11 HALL-A, our troubles are all the same

As someone who doesn't really gel with alcohol on a physical level -- my head aches and then I need to sleep -- I've never quite experienced the full extent of the bartender/patron relationship. I "understand" it the same way I "understand"...   read

 
 
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PAX East 2016 is coming
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Look at these hip indie games that are going to be at PAX East

PAX East is approaching at breakneck speeds and information on what you'll all be seeing from the show is finally starting to trickle out, like this trailer for the Indie Megabooth featuring tons of games.  It looks like a few of thes...   read

 
 
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Indie Megabooth's bringing more indies to EGX

There are a few glorious, magical days where the Destructoid UK team gets to actually write about news from the UK. They happen very rarely, but thankfully the stars have aligned and today is one of those days. God save the bloody Queen. An...   read

 
 
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GDC 15 DLC #1: Chicken shawarma wrap

We're at the Game Developers Conference all week. GDC is pretty cool, but also a convention, which means gross convention center lunches. We want to have nice lunches all week. Not too nice. Downtown food is overpriced, even for San Franci...   read

 
 
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The Flock is an intense, scary game of flashlight tag

With so many horror titles out, it's difficult to keep things interesting for players. While some focus on throwing countless monsters at you, others seek to make players feel nearly powerless against a limited number of foes. But what abou...   read

 
 
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Indie Megabooth is the place to be at PAX East

"Dad By The Sword is a game about YOUR DAD running around in jorts and slaying Anti-Dads with a claymore. Experience a unique First Person Swordplay experience as you try not to get killed by leaping hot dog monsters. Outsmart your enem...   read

 
 


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Titan Souls is my PAX Prime 2014 game of show

Confession time: I'm pretty out of the loop when it comes to the indie game scene. I love me some Nidhogg, Samurai Gunn, and Crawl, but it's not uncommon for me to have only heard about these games just before release or later. With that tr...   read

 
 
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Here are the games at the Indie MEGABOOTH at gamescom this year

The Indie MEGABOOTH has become a huge hit at events like PAX and GDC, and it continues its tradition of offering a massive area packed with developers who otherwise would not be able to easily get floor space at gamescom. There are quite a...   read

 
 
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Indie Megabooth travels abroad to gamescom 2014

Europe's largest videogame convention just got a little more indie. Indie Megabooth announced today that it will be a part of gamescom 2014 in Germany. It will be the Indie Megabooth's first presence at a conference outside of the United St...   read

 
 
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Dangerous Spacetime

Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime puts two people in a neon spaceship built for eight

Navigating through the outer reaches of space is hard. There are multiple systems to account for, from piloting to shields to weapons control, each with its own specialized training necessary. Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime takes all of th...   read

 
 
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There Came an Echo does voice control right

Set up in the Indie MEGABOOTH is one of the few zen locations at PAX East: There Came an Echo's sound dampening booth. In it, Iridium Studios head Jason Wishnov is showing off the tech behind the voice-controlled realtime strategy game. To ...   read

 
 
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Mushroom 11

Unlike with most fungi, I enjoyed Mushroom 11 growing on me

Mushroom 11 caught our eyes about a month ago, with its unique puzzle gameplay hook: the globular green collection of fungal cells is not directly controlled by the player. Instead, players simply click or tap to "erase" cells, while the mu...   read

 
 
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Gaijin at PAX East
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Gaijin Games bringing Destructamundo and Woah Dave! to PAX East

A few years ago, Bit.Trip series creator Gaijin Games acquired Robotube Games, but until recently we had not seen the fruits of that partnership. In just a couple weeks, Robotube's two new titles will be shown to the public. Destructamundo...   read

 
 
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Over 80 games on display at the Indie Megabooth at PAX East

Indie Megabooth is living up to its name as they'll have over 80 games on display during PAX East 2014 next weekend. Highlights include A Hat in Time, Crypt of the NecroDancer, Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition, Hyper Light Drift...   read

 
 
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Barkley 2 developers hope to release in late 2014

It's not often that you see fan games actually go anywhere beyond the initial gimmick. After a successful Kickstarter campaign, the developers at Tales of Games spent the last year and a half hard at work creat...   read

 
 
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15 games selected for Indie Megabooth at GDC 2014

The 2014 Game Developers Conference is fast approaching and today we got the heads up on an exciting addition to the event: the Indie Megabooth Showcase. This banding of indie devs has become a highlight of PAX, so I'm expecting good things...   read

 
 
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PAX East 2014 Indie Megabooth submissions now open

Indie Megabooth has opened up submissions for PAX East 2014. Developers have until December 15 at 11:59PM EST to submit their application, and those accepted will be notified on January 13, 2014. The FAQ has a breakdown of what applicants c...   read

 
 


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ShadeOfLight

My wifi held up surprisingly well, and I learned a number of things in this Global Testpunch: 1) I suck at this game really, REALLY, badly; 2) Nobody likes Mechanica; 3) the stairway is a terrible

 
Shoggoth2588

Ive been able to play for the entire hour and I was only booted once! I think I got to play as everyone too and Boy do I dislike Spring-Man just by his personality alone! Ive had a ton of success as Master Mummy,

 
MeanderBot

Only played the test match against a bot so far, but ARMS send pretty Looking forward to drunkenly playing it at

 
Sir Shenanigans

So Helix is definitely a fucking psychopath right

 
siddartha85

This test punch is dope! I was really frustrated at first, but Im coming around on the Its weird as hell, Is there a way to manually switch targets?

 
Sarah Jane Farron

I just decided to try Arms out there as I saw a post about the Punchfire I got in straight away, did tutorial, test match against bot then got into a lobby and fought with no Won my first match! I was sceptical but its actually great

 
Fuzunga

I got to play one match of Arms in a time span of 30 Good thing theyre testing this!

 
Greenhornet214

Pirates of the Caribbean 5 is so Nothing about it makes any Also, its I actually fell asleep at one Ive never slept in a movie theater

 
the navi is a lie

Got two new tiny keyboards theyre the fucking Now I just need a looping pedal and I can make the best

 
Sarah Jane Farron

My mum saved the day by going into the shed and finding the old air conditioning fan humidifier thing and bringing it Its still too warm but this is helping a lot!

 

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