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Salt and Sanctuary

Salt and Sanctuary is now available for PC

Remember Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studio's Dark Souls-like 2D action-adventure that I quite liked? It launched in March for the PlayStation 4, but Vita and PC ports were planned. While there's still no ETA on the Vita version, the PC port re...   read

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Salt and Sanctuary

Review: Salt and Sanctuary

Chris Carter may seem like the only Souls guy around here, but there are more of us lurking in the shadows, wishing we could review them too. When I saw that Ska Studios of Dishwasher fame was making its own 2D take on the Souls f...   read

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Salt and Sanctuary
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Here's how co-op in Salt and Sanctuary works

When James and Michelle of Ska Studios aren't trying to sell me a cat cafe timeshare, they make video games. Suckers like me don't just come along every day and fork over life-altering sums of cash. So, they've instead spent the last two y...   read

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Escalator Pitch
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Escalator Pitch: Ska Studios talked me into a cat cafe timeshare

I have proven time and time again that when I have money, I do dumb things. I think that Ska Studios knew that this, combined with my strong affection for kittens, made me an easy target. Looking back, they probably couldn't wait to get on...   read

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Ska Studios' next game Salt and Sanctuary is headed to PlayStation

Ska Studios certainly has a style all its own. The independent studio is following up on The Dishwasher series and Charlie Murder with Salt and Sanctuary, a sidescrolling action-RPG coming next year to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita. This shoul...   read

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Candy Kill

Ska Studios puts out free game to protest Candy jerks

After Candy Crush Saga developer King filed a trademark for the word "candy" as it pertains to videogames, indie developers struck back the only way they knew how -- by making indie games. Appropriately and rebelliously calle...   read

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Ska Studios snuck one last game into 2013

Ska Studios came into the gaming consciousness with one of the most successful Xbox Live Indie Games, I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1. Now they have returned to that platform one more time to put the final nail into 2013 wit...   read

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Contest: Win a four-day pass to PAX Prime!

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Rackdar, ooktar, and Albatross!] To help celebrate the impending launch of their badass brawler Charlie Murder, our friends at Ska Studios have given us three four-day passes to PAX Prime to hand out to t...   read

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Sup Holmes murders Charlie with Ska Studios' James Silva

ALERT! Sup Holmes will be on a Saturday this week. Same time though! 1pm PST/4pm EST.  This week we'll be talking to James Silva, creator of The Dishwasher series, I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1NIT!!!1, the upcoming (and awesome) C...   read

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Charlie Murder launch trailer is heavy on mayhem

If you're looking for the perfect videogame to complement your decidedly punk rock lifestyle, Charlie Murder seems like it's shaping up to be a damn fine candidate. That is, if you care enough to really care (which is totally not punk rock...   read


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Ska Studios

Ska Studios is working with MS to bring its games to PC

Ska Studios has found its game, The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile, to be the recipient of an enthusiastic, albeit very illegal, port to PC. A Russian hacker by the name of "Barabus" released a free, unauthorized PC version of Vampire Smile ...   read

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Dishwasher: Vampire Smile

The Dishwasher: VS finally ported to PC, just not legally

Ska Studios has a pretty well-documented allegiance to publishing its games through the Xbox Live Arcade platform. The company's 2011 hit The Dishwasher: Vampire Smile has been an exclusive to the Microsoft service until just recently ...   read

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PAX: James Silva talks fast about Charlie Murder

In another rapid-fire interview from PAX East, Jonathan Holmes talks with James Silva of Ska Studios about their upcoming brawler, Charlie Murder. Check out more of Holmes' Talk Fast interview series!   read

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