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Potatoman Seeks the Troof plants its chunks on iOS

When doing research for this news story, I took to Google.com to discover more about how potatoes reproduce. I stumbled upon a definitive answer to my query at the aptly named website Answers.com, where I was told "To plant potatoes, ...

 
 
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Potatoman Seeks the Troof coming to Steam this December

The creative minds at Pixeljam Games are gearing up for the Steam re-release of their challenging "potatosophical" platformer, Potatoman Seeks the Troof on December 3. It's been a while since a game trailer had me chuckling as&nb...

 
 
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Pixeljam's Glorkian Warrior looks like Galaga on crack

Glorkian Warrior is the latest from Pixeljam Games and it looks just wonderful. It has elements from Galaga, but it looks like the longer you play the more of a shoot 'em up it turns out to be as you take on procedurally generated invaders...

 
 
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A Glorkian Warrior approaches

Remember Glorkbot's Mini Adventure, that promising looking Galaga/Sonic/Metroid mash-up from forever ago? That game was actually just a teaser for Glorkian Warrior: The Trials of Glork -- a fully hand-drawn, animated action shooter set to ...

 
 
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Dino Run 2 launches free game in last push for funding

Dino Run 2 seemed like a sure thing when it first hit Kickstarter. It's the sequel to a well loved and well played title. It's got top notch animation, music, and art direction. It's coming from established developers with a proven track re...

 
 
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Pixeljam cares: Get the Octology for $1 (or more!)

The Pixeljam library of releases is one of gaming's many under-appreciated treasure holes. These Adult Swim Games veterans have seen plenty of success in their time, though many of their more interesting, independent projects haven't gotte...

 
 
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Glorkbot creator talks Vic 20, SuperF*ckers, and more

Last week's Sup, Holmes? (available now on iTunes) was a true wild card episode. Our guest, James Kochalka, is like no other guest we've had before -- and unless Pendelton Ward finally decides to return my e-mails, I doubt we'll every see ...

 
 
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Pixeljam launches Potatoman Seeks the Troof, new bundles

In addition to its work on Glorkbot's Mini Adventure and other projects in the pipeline, Pixeljam Games has been busy with Potatoman Seeks the Troof, a difficult, minimalistic platformer that's described as being "potatosophical." Sounds a...

 
 
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Glorkbot's Mini Adventure could be something special

At first glance, I wasn't entirely sure about Glorkbot's Mini Adventure -- but then you notice the inspirations, and it all comes together in a nice little package. This is the result of Pixeljam teaming up with comic book artist James Koc...

 
 
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Are you staying up until PixelJunk 4am tonight?

Q-Games has certainly crafted some interesting experiences with their critically-acclaimed PixelJunk series. From shooters to racers, tower-defense to puzzle platformers, Q's PlayStation downloadables seem to know no bounds. Their newest r...

 
 
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Hey! Listen! Deadmau5 & Pixeljam on Sound Shapes for Vita

Toronto-based developer Queasy Games recently showed off their upcoming Vita title, Sound Shapes at a media showcase in New York City. While we've already had some hands-on time with the game, new footage courtesy of the PlayStation Blog&n...

 
 
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Captain Commander is an Atari game for the Internet age

If you're looking for a good time-waster this weekend, look no further than Adult Swim's new game Captain Commander. The latest from PixelJam -- a.k.a. the guys who did Dino Run -- has you playing as the titular Captain Commando, saving his...

 
 
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The less you know before playing Cream Wolf, the better

Roughly 90% of Cream Wolf's charm comes from discovering what the game is actually about, so I'll leave you to it. For the sake of making this news post more than a single sentence, though, I'll point out that it was made by PixelJam and me...

 
 
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Pixeljam's Mountain Maniac is like Plinko for psychopaths

Pixeljam Games -- not be confused with PixelJunk -- have just released their newest game on Adult Swim's Web site. It's called Mountain Maniac, and it's probably their best game since Gamma Bros. The premise is as simple as it is ludicrous:...

 
 
 
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Run like a raptor! Pixeljam Games' Dino Run released

With all the hullabaloo whip-lashing around the recent release of GTA IV, it's a ripe opportunity to step back from the moral challenges of modern gaming and into to a time when gaming was primal. A time when pastures of velociraptors flour...

 
 
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RetroforceGO!: Episode 18: Neo Retro with Pixeljam

In our never ending battle against mediocrity, RFGO! fires another salvo of podcasting awesomeness across the bow of the Internets. Hoping to strike a direct hit, we invite Rich Grillotti from Pixeljam Games to sit down with the rest of us ...

 
 




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Final Fantasy XV: Episode Ignis"Last time is a charm?"

 

Game of Thrones Season 7 Blu-ray box set and giveaway"Want to own a copy of Game of Thrones s7? Read on!"

 

Race for the Galaxy (Mobile)"One of the best digital conversions to date"

 

Star Wars: The Last Jedi"The Force is strong with this one"

 

Review in Progress: Okami HD"Amaterasu is still lookin' good"

 

7 Wonders (iPad)"Give me that money, Berenice"

 

Puzzle Fighter"A bit of a gem"

 
 
 

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