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Elite: Dangerous lands on Xbox One this summer

[Update: Elite: Dangerous is a timed console exclusive on Xbox One but will be eventually come to PlayStation 4, according to Frontier Developments founder David Braben.] During a talk at the Game Developers Conference, head of Xbox Phil S...

 
 
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Oxenfree is bringing some flair to new-school adventure games

Last year a group of former Telltale and Disney employees came together to form Night School Studio. At GDC this morning, the indie developer unveiled its first project, "supernatural teen thriller" Oxenfree. The studio's Telltale DNA is r...

 
 
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Escalator Pitch: Would you shell out for Sonic 2?

Indie developers make some cool as heck games, but they're not always so great at selling them. We want to them work on their pitch game until they're at Bumgarner levels and we want to take advantage of the the horrible, horrible GDC elev...

 
 
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Beautiful UE4-powered shooter AIPD coming to GDC

Artificial Intelligence Police Department, or AIPD for short, is an upcoming top-down, twin-stick shooter from Frankfurt-based studio Blazing Badger. It recently released this luminous new trailer for its debut title&nb...

 
 
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Liege is like chess, but with more face-stabbery

Coda Games' sole developer John Rhee just uploaded a revealing new pre-expo teaser for his Kickstarter-funded SRPG trilogy, Liege. In it, we get to see the most recent gameplay footage of the elegant, turn-based/tactical combat mechan...

 
 
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Alt. control exhibition at GDC features Butt Sniffin Pugs

A lot of people assume that "weird indie games" all want to use "interactive poetry" to speak to "the human condition" by using "experimental gameplay techniques" to do things like "evoke the emotional experience of repeatedly using air qu...

 
 
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Armored Warfare is a videogame about armored warfare

Advanced Armored Warface Frame Fighter is the new tank game from Obsidian, which I guess means it plays a lot like Resident Evil 1-3, except that it's free-to-play and has a less good name. Armored Warfare is so vague yet stagnant and clin...

 
 
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Watch Sony's full Project Morpheus presentation

Sony announced its take on modern-day virtual-reality gaming at the Game Developers Conference and that presentation is now viewable in full above. Consider this a little something extra (or should I say "a lot extra") to supplement Dale's...

 
 
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Video: Alt.Ctrl.GDC shows weird new ways of pushing buttons

There was a wonderful spread of strange and interesting indie games at GDC, including a special exhibit called Alt.Ctrl, focusing on projects that made use of unusual controllers. Bill Zoeker screwed around with these for a bit before disc...

 
 
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HAWP makes an indie game, teaches couch co-op etiquette

In between Lucas Pope (Papers, Please) acceptance speeches at the 2014 IGF awards, we were treated to two lovely HAWP shorts. And then, right after, Mega64's amazing Kutaragi's Way during the Game Developers' Choice awards.  Make the ...

 
 
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Kutaragi's Way is some of Mega64's best work

I was only able to catch bits and pieces of the Independent Games Festival awards and the Game Developers Choice awards last week, but I did manage to see what must have been one of the evening's best moments: Kutaragi's Way. I've been wai...

 
 
 
 
 
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Division devs brag about Ubisoft's Snowdrop engine

Ubisoft dropped this video today featuring some of the people working at Massive Entertainment, talking about their experience using the Snowdrop engine to develop Tom Clancy's The Division. If you're hoping to see some additional footage ...

 
 
 
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Pig Eat Ball made my butt rumble

"Have you guys played the butt rumble game yet?" That's what Dale North and I were asked by a conversational colleague at IGN's indie game mixer last night. The confused looks on our faces probably served as a blatant tell, as he followed ...

 
 
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Airscape: The Fall of Gravity is an insanely cute platformer

No, Steven, it's not an octopus kitten; it's just an octopus. But, it's a super adorable octopus that may have some kitten-like properties, and more importantly, it's the protagonist of Airscape: The Fall of Gravity. Airscape is an ac...

 
 
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Yu Suzuki to deliver a Shenmue postmortem at GDC 2014

Game creator and videogame legend Yu Suzuki will deliver a postmortem on Shenmue at GDC 2014. GDC says that he'll be talking for the very first time about this classic game, starting from its origins as a Virtua Fighter-based RPG on the Sa...

 
 
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PixelJunk Inc. is a game about soup and friendship

In case you aren't aware, PixelJunk Inc. looks to be the raddest game ever. Imagine Castlevania, Metal Slug, Pikmin, and a tower defense all rolled into one. Also, soup everywhere. Naturally, when I got the opportunity to talk to the minds...

 
 
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Adam Heart details the subtle art of the Divekick

It's possible that our earlier coverage of Divekick was a little to fast-paced for you to handle, so we sent Spencer Hayes to get further into the mind of its creator, Adam "Keits" Heart. In this interview, we learn the origins behind the ...

 
 
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Injustice: Gods Among Us launch trailer melts some faces

Injustice: Gods Among Us is launching on April 16th, its new launch trailer will give you a general feel of the game's setup. Featuring some of the biggest names in the DC universe, Injustice will pit good against evil in fighting game fas...

 
 
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Kentucky Route Zero makes player choices more discrete

In yet another stellar interview, Spencer Hayes speaks with Justin Elliot of Cardboard Computer about their game, Kentucky Route Zero, which took the IGF award for "Excellence in Visual Arts." But it's the way player choice is managed that...

 
 
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A look at NVIDIA's Project Shield

Spencer Hayes caught up with NVIDIA project manager Justin Walker at GDC 2013, where he was showing off Project Shield, a handheld gaming device capable of playing Android games and streaming PC titles direct from the user's computer. ...

 
 
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Watch Killer Frost and Ares fight in Injustice

Injustice: Gods Among Us' fighter roster was fully revealed not too long ago, and some of the last characters we have yet to see in action were Killer Frost and Ares. Well not anymore as you can see them duke it out in this new trailer. No...

 
 




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