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Review: Bastion (Xbox One)

Supergiant Games’ breakout title Bastion gained critical acclaim in 2011 for its compelling storytelling mechanics and beautiful art, setting the bar high for indie downloadable titles of the day. A little over 5 years later, it com...   read

 
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Bastion released on Xbox One today, and it's free for those who have it on 360

[The Kid woke up with some pep in his step. It's the day he had circled on his calendar, the day he patiently waited for. The goods were free and the goods were good. You gotta cling to the little victories because the big victories might n...   read

 
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Bastion's coming to Xbox One, but it's more than just backward compatibility

Games from the Xbox 360 library making their way to Xbox One isn't anything new at this point. Microsoft announced a backward compatibility program between the two platforms at E3 2015, and hundreds of titles have taken advantage of it sinc...   read

 
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It's the last day to get Bastion on PS4 and Vita for less than $3

The Kid just rages for a while. He knows it's a fool's errand to try to rage forever. He's smarter than that. The Kid has already seen one Calamity and that's enough for a lifetime. Come December 15, The Kid figured it'd be best for everyon...   read

 
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Bastion on PS4 is still great, but not worth a double dip

If you pinned me to the ground, demanding a list of the Xbox 360’s best games, I can promise you Bastion would fall out of my terrified lips. I would also be very confused throughout the whole exchange, but as long as you let m...   read

 
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Spring Fever '15 might be PSN's best promotion ever

Sony is back with its annual "Spring Fever" promotion, and boy howdy is it a good one. Starting March 3, PSN will have eight solid weeks of hot new digital releases, all of which will be available at a discount for PlayStation Plus members ...   read

 
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Bastion PS4 and Vita

Bastion coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita in 2015

Good news, everyone! Bastion is coming to PS4 and Vita next year, Sony revealed today as part of its PlayStation Experience keynote. Bastion comes from Supergiant Games, the independent studio behind Transistor, who first released...   read

 
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Bastion and Walking Dead iOS add controller support

Remember when I told you about iOS 7 and the ability for full controller support? Well the developers of Bastion iOS and Walking Dead iOS have added just that, so any future controllers that happen to arrive on the market will be compa...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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Bastion iPad version appears on the New Zealand App Store

[Update: Bastion has been announced for August 30. This version isn't merely a straight port and it will support Retina display and Game Center. Read Supergiant's extensive blog post for the specifics. If you're attending PAX, you can get y...   read

 
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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...   read

 
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Bastion is half off this week on Xbox Live

This week only for Gold members, the hit indie game Bastion is now 600 Moon Bucks on Xbox Live (soon to be $7.50 people money?). If you don't have a 360 you'll be missing out on this deal, but Bastion is also available on Steam, and in...   read

 
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Bastion sells 500k, Supergiant to self-fund next game

"Our stance around what we want to do in the future hasn't changed in light of Bastion's success," responds Supergiant Games' Greg Kasavin to Eurogamer, following news that the studio's debut title has sold more than 500,000 copies. "Thankf...   read

 
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Stranger's Dream DLC headed to Bastion next week

And it's free! (If you have Bastion on PC or Google Chrome, that is.) Those with the Xbox Live Arcade version, however, are going to have to pay $0.99 to get Stranger's Dream when it drops on December 14 "due to Microsoft policy." Well, cra...   read

 
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Bastion now available in Google Chrome

Google has been ramping ups its gaming presence steadily this year, with plans to make Chrome a viable gaming destination. Those efforts got a significant shot in the arm last night with the reveal of Bastion, formerly an XBLA/PC title, now...   read

 
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OnLive will get six new indie titles this fall

If you're an OnLive user and you're a huge fan of indie gaming, you've no doubt already checked out the likes of Braid, Trine, World of Goo and The Maw. Joining the ranks of these indie classics this fall are six more beloved indie titles; ...   read

 
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Portal's turrets find their way into Bastion on Steam

Really, we shouldn't be shocked at this point when it comes to elements of Portal seeping into indie games. Even so, I can't help but find this footage of Portal's turrets in Supergiant Games' Bastion to be absolutely delightful. And I'm o...   read

 
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Supergiant Games details PC version of Bastion

It's great to see prominently featured Xbox Live Arcade titles get separate versions so soon after release. This is happening with Supergiant Games' action-RPG Bastion, out tomorrow on Steam and on other unnamed digital distribution service...   read

 
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Supergiant's Bastion coming to PC on August 16

Warner Bros. has confirmed that Supergiant Games' (in my opinion) excellent Bastion is hitting PC on August 16. The PC version of Bastion will be $14.99, and will be DRM-free. For those who purchase and play the game through Valve's Steam, ...   read

 
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Download the Bastion soundtrack for $10

I might not have been as blown away by Bastion as some people, but I did love the music. That music is now available to download and enjoy at your leisure.  The official soundtrack is available on the Supergiant Games website, so head ...   read

 
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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 ...   read

 
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Review: Bastion

The Kid types the intro to his review, knowing what must be done. He takes a pause to think of something devastatingly clever to say, but he's a videogame reviewer, so he knows he'll fail. He types another sentence. Another sentence still. ...   read

 
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Do this: watch a launch trailer for the beautiful Bastion

Supergiant Games' first title, Bastion, hits Xbox Live Arcade next week, on July 20. It's going to cost 1200 MS Points, and based on what I've seen and played, will be totally worth the price. If you're unfamiliar with Bastion, this launch...   read

 

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