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Luftrausers is coming to PC, PS3, and Vita on March 18

We already knew developer Vlambeer's Lufrausers was headed to the PC, PS3 and Vita platforms, but now we have a concrete release date -- March 18th. Publisher Devolver Digital has also confirmed today that it will be dropping on t...   read

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Luftrausers releasing on PSN, PC, Mac simultaneously

Vlambeer's arcade shooter Luftrausers will see a simultaneous release across Windows, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita this year, publisher Devolver Digital has announced. It's been taking a while but for a small team li...   read

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Videogame Clubhouse: Climbing atop the Nuclear Throne!

Forget that year of Luigi nonsense, the real thing you should be celebrating is Indie Month on the Videogame Clubhouse. We're keeping the hype train a-rollin' with the fantastic Nuclear Throne. If you're not all up in this business already ...   read

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Nuclear Throne sells 10K, Ridiculous Fishing goes Android

It's been a little while since we've heard anything from Vlambeer about their upcoming projects Luftrausers and Nuclear Throne. Looks like we'll have to wait a little longer for news on the former. The game is still without a release date, ...   read

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Vlambeer wants YouTubers to get filthy rich off its games

While some of the larger videogame companies have made a habit out of asserting copyright claims against YouTubers that broadcast videos of their titles, Vlambeer is taking the exact opposite approach. The Dutch indie developer outwardly en...   read

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Nuclear Throne

Nuclear Throne Steam Early Access comes at premium price

The latest title from Dutch indies Vlambeer, Nuclear Throne, has appeared on Steam today in Early Access. In an interesting development, purchasing early will come at a higher price than the game's final release.  Vlambeer's Rami Ismai...   read

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Vlambeer is the vlambest: Wasteland Kings amiably renamed

Vlambeer (Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing) is the vlambest. On its website, the indie studio announced its upcoming PS4, Vita, and PC "roguelike-like" Wasteland Kings would be renamed Nuclear Throne. An employee of InExile (Wasteland) c...   read


Ridiculous Fishing brings in nearly $1M since launch

Vlambeer founders Jan Nijman and Rami Ismail revealed at their GDC Europe presentation that Ridiculous Fishing has sold 300,000 copies, according to Joystiq. At $3 a copy, that's $900,000 in total sales. So close to $1 million! This is real...   read

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Wasteland Kings debuting exclusively on Sony Platforms

During today's conference, it was announced that Wasteland Kings would be making its console debut exclusively on Sony's PlayStation Vita and PlayStation 4, once again adding their growing line-up of indie titles.  Unveiled earlier thi...   read

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Vlambeer's 'roguelike-like' Wasteland Kings revealed

Super Crate Box, LUFTRAUSERS, and Ridiculous Fishing developer Vlambeer's next game Wasteland Kings is another minimal, arcade-style project, one that builds on its prior titles and "feels like Vlambeer." If you've tried any of them before,...   read

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Sonic, Pokemon, and the power of pixels with Paul Veer

Last week on Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we welcomed passionate pixel pusher Paul Veer to the program. Paul loves videogames, so naturally, the art and design of the Kirby, Pokemon, and Sonic franchises were irresistible subjects to his won...   read

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Sup Holmes veers into danger with Paul Veer

Today on Sup Holmes we welcome young buck art stud Paul Veer to the program. You may not know Paul's name, but if you are among the millions that have played The Hunger Games: Girl on Fire or Super Crate Box, or are one the elite who ...   read

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Ridiculous Fishing update: Custom music option, new items

Vlambeer has rolled out a new version of Ridiculous Fishing for iPhone and iPad, and I think you're going to love one of the changes in particular: the newly-introduced knife lets you cut your line, meaning you can restart an attempt if thi...   read

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Free updates are in the works for Ridiculous Fishing iOS

As soon as I sat down with Ridiculous Fishing, I was hooked (ha!). Vlambeer had created something so simple, yet truly addictive and fun, and it was incredibly hard to put down. Fans now have a lot to look forward to, as Vlambeer's Rami Is...   read

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LUFTRAUSERS is just the right amount of crazy

Vlambeer sure does make great games. Super Crate Box and Gun Godz in particular are just so finely tuned that I can't help but wonder whether the dudes that make up the Netherlands-based studio are game developer robots. I'm pretty sure the...   read

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Luftrausers goes color while Vlambeer goes live stream

On last Sunday's Sup Holmes (now on iTunes) we were joined by the unflappable Rami and J.W. of Vlambeer fame. The reveled the path of near-cancellation and eventual success of Ridiculous Fishing, the origins of their unique style, the impa...   read

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Sup Holmes arrests development with Rami and J.W.

Last time we had Rami Ismail of Vlambeer on the Sup Holmes, he and his studio were probably best known for Super Crate Box. Since then, things have really exploded for the studio. Ridiculous Fishing took the world by storm on iOS, while Lu...   read

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Ridiculous Fishing: Strategy Guide, Tips, and Tricks

Destructoid loves Ridiculous Fishing. We can't stop talking about its clever design, quirky vernacular, and unmistakable prismatic aesthetic. Whenever I see strangers on the train playing the likes of trashy iOS games like Candy Crush&...   read

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Flying high on Luftrausers with Vlambeer

Holmes talks with the ever-charming Rami Ismail of Vlambeer to help those of you with short attention spans learn more about Luftrausers, coming soon to almost all the things (PC, Mac, Linux, PS3, PS Vita). Check out more of Holmes' T...   read

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Luftrausers to release on PS3 and Vita

Devolver Digital has announced that they will be publishing Vlambeer's Luftrausers on PlayStation Network for PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita. The aerial combat title, due to release this spring, will also be available on Windows, Linux...   read


Ridiculous Fishing dev thinks free-to-play is mostly evil

Ridiculous Fishing is a game that looks ripe for microtransaction exploitation, but developer Vlambeer has opted instead to charge a flat $2.99 and let the chips fall where they may. The studio's belief that free-to-play models are mostly e...   read

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Review: Ridiculous Fishing

A lot of great game developers are fascinated with fishing. Pokémon, Ocarina of Time, Twilight Princess, and Animal Crossing all feature the option to fish. Earthbound/Mother creator Shigesato Itoi created a series of fishi...   read

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Ridiculous Fishing casts its line March 14

Vlambeer has announced the release date for Ridiculous Fishing, which will be arriving on iOS March 14. I was fiddling around with the game on my iPad over the weekend, and it's some highly addictive stuff. If you've played the original Fl...   read

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Mojam is over, Space Hunk is here

Mojam, the five-day indie game-creating jam spearheaded by Mojang, has ended. Nine titles from six developers were created in this short time, making me seriously consider how I spend most of my time. Hopefully you found some time to tune i...   read

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Humble Bundle Mojam 2 is going on right now

This morning, Mojang and the Humble Bundle team kicked off the Humble Bundle Mojam 2, a game jam whose proceeds go entirely to the charities Block by Block and the Electronic Frontier Foundation. As usual for the Humble Bundle, Mojam 2 all...   read

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