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Giveaway - Infinium Strike (Steam)

The awesome folks at Codex Worlds have given us 40 copies of their new game Infinium Strike, to throw at you all! Let's look at the trailer shall we?   read

 
 
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Stardew Valley is now playable on Mac and Linux

Whoo! As promised, Stardew Valley is now playable on Mac and Linux via Steam. If you own the indie-darling farm/life simulator already on PC, you won't need to pay again for either of these ports (bless cross-buy support). They're also expe...   read

 
 
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Review: Chambara

In recent years we've had a resurgence of arena combat games with new classics like Samurai Gunn, Nidhogg, and TowerFall. Forged by developers that grew up with Super Smash Bros., which opened the floodgates to all sorts of wacky proje...   read

 
 
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I'd take a Stranger Things adventure game

Artist Jacob Janerka took a break from developing his game Paradigm to mock up this homage to the recent Netflix darling Stranger Things. The fairly-non-cloying ode to 80s adventure flicks (it's Goonies-ish and references Star Wars a lot) ...   read

 
 
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Okhlos is the mythological mob simulator I didn't know I wanted

Okhlos from Coffee Powered Machine is the next wacky and wild game out of indie publisher Devolver Digital. Have you heard about it yet? You should hear about it. How does right now work? In theory, it's a game that fundamentally gets me. P...   read

 
 
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Review: This is the Police

Despite having only previewed This Is The Police at PAX East just a few months ago, so much has happened in the US and the rest of the world in that time. It’s something that’s impossible to ignore when examining a game w...   read

 
 
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No Trace looks like slick low-poly stealth action

I will always have an extra-soft spot for quality pixel art, but we could surely use more low-poly independent games, especially ones that bring something like Hitman to mind. This is No Trace, an upcoming top-down stealth-action game from...   read

 
 
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Review: Tumblestone

I can't think of the last puzzle game that had a color/shape-matching mechanic that I've genuinely enjoyed. It might be none of them, actually. I just never felt satisfied after completing a puzzle. I'm more of a candy eater than a candy cr...   read

 
 
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Medieval mouse adventure Ghost of a Tale hits Steam Early Access

Ghost of a Tale has looked captivating for quite some time, and although it still isn't done yet, the gorgeous stealth-centric action-RPG is now playable through Steam Early Access. It's getting there. "While the game's core mechanics are ...   read

 
 
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Review: Quadrilateral Cowboy

Well, it's finally here. After playing through the brief-yet-amazing Gravity Bone and Thirty Flights of Loving, the third game has arrived. Don't be fooled, though -- Quadrilateral Cowboy stands alone in what it accomplishes. Not only ...   read

 
 


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Video Review: Headlander

Hold on to your Heads™, folks, because here's another Destructoid Original Video Review™ to pump into your Eyeballs and Ears™! Mike's review of Headlander has been transformed alchemy-like into video so you can give your ...   read

 
 
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Review: Headlander

Headlander knows what it is but doesn't know what it wants to be. The tutorial gives you a singular impression -- this game is a puzzler with light action elements, à la The Fall (a comparison I was unable to shake, even as...   read

 
 
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The final Sup Holmes goes live at 2:30pm EST with Hamza 'CTZ' Aziz

It's the last episode of Sup Holmes everybody! We've still got plenty of reruns from the last few months of the show to post on YouTube, Libsyn and iTunes, but when it comes to new live episodes of the show, this is the end of the road. Fo...   read

 
 
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Review: Epistory - Typing Chronicles

It's not often a game forces the player to learn a new control scheme. The dual-stick setup of most modern controllers and the WASD keyboard layout are established as as a standard at this point, so a game needs a very good reason to stray ...   read

 
 
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Old Man's Journey is more attractive than 99% of young men's video games

It wasn't long ago that Sup Holmes featured Felix Bohatsch from Broken Rules discussing his work on And Yet It Moves, some fun video games about birds, and the upcoming title Old Man's Journey. Strangely enough, Sup Holmes is coming t...   read

 
 
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Kerbal Space Program is functional but finicky on PS4

[Header image by MK01] "Kerbal Space Program on a gamepad? How in the sweet hell is that going to work?" More than anything else, that has been my major concern with the console ports of Squad's rocket-building space-exploration simulator...   read

 
 
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Giveaway - Militia (Steam)

Ready for another giveaway? Good because on deck today, we have the popular strategy game Militia! What is Militia? Well let's look at a video and the blurb, shall we?   read

 
 
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The Coximano Challenge: Videoball (feat. Action Button)

After I sent Myles packing in the last episode of Coximano Challenge, we decided he needed time to regain his shattered facilities. He needed space to heal, in preparation for the moment when the two of us would once again step into the are...   read

 
 
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Smile-inducing farm sim Stardew Valley hits Mac, Linux next week

Stardew Valley is one of those games I'm bound to keep buying as it shows up on more platforms. I can't help it! The pleasant farming life simulator has this soothing quality that's just so appealing. Up next, we're getting Mac and Linux ve...   read

 
 
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TowerFall developer's next game is a mountain-climbing platformer

TowerFall, like most if not all of Matt Thorson's games, is real good stuff. His next project, a collaboration with Noel Berry called Celeste, will have us scaling a treacherous, spike-filled mountain. This is a re-imagining of an existin...   read

 
 
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Indie dev touches on the limitations of Nintendo's Cross-Buy system

For years, we played a "will they or won't they" drama was playing out in the background of Nintendo's eShop in regards to Cross-Buy. Nintendo seemed adverse to the idea, but after years of wearing them down on both the 3DS and Wii U platfo...   read

 
 
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Google is starting its own indie games festival

Google has announced plans to host a new independent games festival in San Francisco. The event, creatively dubbed the "Google Play Indie Games Festival," is set to take place at the Terra Gallery on September 24 and will be both free and o...   read

 
 
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Sex sim pulling in over $40,000 per month canceled over developer drama

Breeding Season, a Harvest Moon-esque simulator with large-breasted cowgirls (like half-cow, not someone who makes uncomfortable Facebook posts about Obama's birth certificate), has been canceled after a messy spat between the art director...   read

 
 
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After four months, Hyper Light Drifter arrives on consoles soon

Sony's summer sale has spilled the beans -- Hyper Light Drifter is coming to PS4 on July 26. Developer Heart Machine confirmed the same date for the Xbox One release shortly after. There is no mention of the co-op feature however,...   read

 
 
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Want to watch a 19-minute infomercial for Videoball?

Videoball came out yesterday. I love it. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Videoball creator and head of Action Button Entertainment, Tim Rogers, loves it too. He's so taken with it in fact, that he and a few friends recorded a nearly 19-minute-long ...   read

 
 
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Grand Kingdom"Perhaps 'good' kingdom is more fitting"

 

Chambara"Stop screenwatching"

 

This is the Police"I hope you like corruption for breakfast"

 

Ghostbusters"Shut it off, I'm warning you"

 

Tumblestone"My brain hurts..."

 

Quadrilateral Cowboy"aka Rhombus the Kid"

 

Headlander"Far out"

 

Hawken"The grinding gears of war"

 
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JuIc3

So I beat Persona 4 Golden Now Ive started Persona 3

 
capitan

So disappointed by all these FF14 hasnt had any improvements and is still the same TERAs stamina/fatigue thing annoys me to no Wildstar isnt as enjoyable even though they try to emulate Ratchet and Clanks =/

 
Vadicta

God, I cant stand my girlfriends Good thing getting drunk is a thing people can

 
ChrisHannard

Just finished documenting my spoiler-filled thoughts on the more horrifying implications of Playdeads Inside

 
Inquisitive Ravenclaw

I was home alone for 6 spent over 4 of them playing Megaman Battle Network 5, rather than trying to take a nap or anything else That doesnt sound like much, until you mention the fact that Ive only owned the game for 9

 
Dr Mel

I drove all the way to Massachusetts to a friends new Wanted to play some Wii U Smash I left power cord in New FFFFFUUUUUUUU

 
Jinx 01

And now my display driver keeps locking up and messing up my Windows 10 is a fucking

 
Torchman

Do you want to build a Gundam?

 
Occams

Dont let life kick you in the soul

 
ChrisHannard

Just finishing up an article containing the words gruesome fleshy Writing is

 

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