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Transistor's sword was a briefcase at one point

Parts I and II of this series have touched on various elements of Transistor's design, but not one of its most striking facets, the artistry that immediately arrested many of us when Transistor was announced. We also sat down with Jen Zee a...

 
 
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Listen to the incredible Transistor soundtrack right here

Transistor is out today for the PC and PlayStation 4! The game is pretty great, and I've been enjoying my time with it so far. I'm especially loving the music, from the soundtrack itself to the fact that there's a dedicated hum button. Yes...

 
 
 
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Review: Transistor

Does the "second album" syndrome exist in videogames? If you're not familiar with that phrase, it's the idea that a band's second album is much harder to make than the first. Should a band break away from the style it forged with debut or s...

 
 
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Under a red sky: How Transistor came to be Part I

Turning down a one-way alley towards SuperGiant's downtown San Francisco office space, I noticed the fenced parking lots on either corner decorated with two sorts of barbed wire. Three classical, no nonsense parallel strands were circumscri...

 
 
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Transistor's launch trailer is pleasant

Just yesterday I was commenting on how little of Transistor developer Supergiant Games has shown in these final days before release -- and how refreshing that is. But if you'd rather not go in completely blind (fans of Bastion should) I'd ...

 
 
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Transistor doesn't stop once you beat the story

Supergiant Games has purposefully shown little of Transistor. Enough that its release next Tuesday on PC and PlayStation 4 is anticipated, sure, but playing through the game now, it's refreshing how much of the experience is new. We're prac...

 
 
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Supergiant's Transistor hits PS4 and PC next month

The next title from Bastion maker Supergiant Games, Transistor, is one many of us at Destructoid have had nothing but good things to say about and it's releasing relatively soon. The studio announced a May 20, 2014 launch across PC and Play...

 
 
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Transistor coming 2014, team explains the jump to PS4

If you need an example of how the Xbox One's initial lack of self-publishing hurt it, look no further than Transistor. In general, look no further than Transistor. Why would you want to look at anything else? It's so damn pretty. Jen Zee is...

 
 
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Transistor to use DualShock 4's lesser known features

I've yet to get my hands on either of the controllers for the PlayStation 4 or Xbox One but I was lucky enough to get my hands-on time with Transistor at PAX East this year. In a blog post, Supergiant Games head Greg Kasavin outlines a neat...

 
 
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Transistor had us all sorts of excited at PAX Prime

Conrad Zimmerman and Jordan Devore took a short break from checking out games at PAX Prime 2013 to talk about checking out games at PAX Prime 2013, and they both kind of fell in love with Transistor. Supergiant's second effort sounds ...

 
 
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Not down with Transistor yet? Watch this demonstration

There was a lot of good buzz surrounding Transistor during PAX East. However, it wasn't until right now, while watching this extensive demonstration from developer Supergiant Games, that the sci-fi action-RPG had me looking into cryogenic ...

 
 
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Transistor making console debut on PlayStation 4

Action role-playing game Transistor is the follow-up to Supergiant Games' Bastion and thus far it's looking excellent. Today at Sony's E3 press conference, the title's creators took the stage to announce Transistor will be making ...

 
 
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No deathmatch: Supergiant talks multiplayer in Transistor

Supergiant Games' next project, Transistor, will have multiplayer -- but it's not what you might think. "The combat maybe could work in multiplayer, but I don't see this game having deathmatch arenas or whatever. I think I can say that pret...

 
 
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PAX: Fast Talk with Supergiant Games about Transistor

One of the biggest reveals to come out of PAX East this year is Transistor from Supergiant Games, developers of Bastion. Holmes pinned down Supergiant co-founder Amir Rao to get you the skinny on this new action-strategy title. Check ...

 
 
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PAX: Transistor: A two-hour wait for an indie game?

Supergiant Games told me it has been like this all day. Yesterday too. Their next game after Bastion, titled Transistor, is easily worth the wait. Our preview from yesterday spells it out, but I'm here to tell you that if you haven't tried ...

 
 
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PAX: Transistor is a worthy follow-up to Bastion

Only a few days ago, we heard that Transistor would be Supergiant Games' follow-up to Bastion and that it would be playable at PAX East 2013. Lucky convention-goers can play an early build of the game, on course for a 2014 release...

 
 
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Elder Scrolls Online, Riccitiello Resigns & Transistor!

Hey guys! Here's today's Destructoid Show.  Big news, in terms of business stuff -- EA's John Riccitiello has resigned from his role as CEO. EA is offering a generous choice of one of eight free games for customers angry about Sim...

 
 
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Name your price for Bastion on Windows, Mac, and Linux

The folks at Humble Bundle have gotten themselves into weekly sales, it seems. Currently, you can grab a copy of Supergiant Games' well-liked Bastion for as low as $1 on Windows/Mac/Linux with an optional Steam key thrown in. At the next ti...

 
 
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Transistor is the next game from the Bastion developers

Supergiant Games, developers of the lovely action-adventure game Bastion, has just announced on Facebook and Twitter that their next game is titled Transistor, and will be playable at PAX East this weekend. Transistor is described as ...

 
 
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Bastion for iPad becomes a Universal App

Supergiant Games did a great job of getting Bastion on iPad in a way that fit well with the platform. This version has received a free update which includes iCloud support and makes the game compatible with iPhone 4S, 5, and the 5th-gen iPo...

 
 
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PAX: Bastion for iPad feels surprisingly intuitive

Earlier this week, Bastion was released for iPad (2 and newer). While it's easy to be skeptical about how well a game of this nature would transfer to a touch-screen device, the end result is wonderful. Supergiant Games brought the new vers...

 
 
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Dustforce and Bastion are your mid-week PC bargains

As if keeping myself on a tight budget wasn't hard enough, I've developed this compulsion to check Steam everyday at 6 p.m. GMT to see what the new deals are. Thankfully, I already own one of the games featured in Steam's midweek offers, bu...

 
 
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A 4-week-old Bastion looked ugly but played beautifully

Videogame development is an iterative process, and games undergo countless changes along the way. In many cases, the final product bears little resemblance to earlier versions, as developers refine their vision and excise features that just...

 
 
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Bastion on PC by end of year, no plans for PS3 release

SuperGiant games has promised that hack n' slash action-RPG Bastion will arrive on PC before the year is out. PC gamers are having to wait while the developer crafts some decent computer controls.  "We are taking our time to make sure ...

 
 




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