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Platinum teases 'formless' new IP

Something's going on at PlatinumGames. During a keynote address at the BitSummit indie gaming show, producer Atsushi Inaba teased that the fan-favorite studio might be working on a new project. There's relatively little information in the p...

 
 
 
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PixelJunk musician's game evokes EarthBound

Over the weekend at Japanese independent games festival BitSummit, PixelJunk Eden composer Baiyon announced a new project, Muse: Together is the New Alone, his directorial debut. The title, which draws inspiration from '90s adventure g...

 
 
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Sights from Japanese indie festival BitSummit

Doujin Dojo is a sporadic column dedicated to spotlighting independent games from Japan and the people that make them. This weekend, Kyoto played host to BitSummit, Japan's top independent games festival. Now in its third year, th...

 
 
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Game journalism, development and Shinra with James Mielke

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] A couple of weeks ago on Sup Holmes, we g...

 
 
 
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Azure Striker: Gunvolt opens up official English site

Keiji Inafune and his superstar development collective are hard at work with creating Mighty No. 9 for every platform under the sun -- but who knows when it's actually coming out. As confirmed to us at BitSummit 2014, we know for sure ...

 
 
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Here are Destructoid's top ten games from BitSummit

It feels like no matter what show we go to, it's always the indie games that end up surprising and impressing us the most. There are just so many unique and ambitious ideas floating around in that community, it's hard to not come away compl...

 
 
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Project Life is kind of like a virtual reality Geometry Wars

Imagine playing a game like Geometry Wars from a first-person perspective through the magic of Oculus Rift. All the colors, all the frantic action, everything that makes it such a cathartic experience, but from a more immersive viewpoint. T...

 
 
 
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Pavilion is a game presented in the fourth-person, in a way

You know how indie games always seem like they have to have some sort of hook – something unique to make them stick out from all the other games? Well, that’s what Visiontrick, a two-man development team, has with Pavilion. Hon...

 
 
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Here's a weird one: Million Onion Hotel

A long, long time ago, there was a tiny country between that country over there and this counter over here. In this country was a strange hotel. This hotel’s speciality was “magical onion soup.” They say many famous and gr...

 
 
 
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First details on Azure Striker: Gunvolt

We were among the first to get our hands on Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS side-scrolling action game, Azure Striker: Gunvolt here at BitSummit 2014 in Kyoto, Japan. We now have the first details on the game's story, world, and cha...

 
 
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Nova-111 has captured my heart in real-time

BitSummit is under way in Kyoto, Japan, and some of the country’s finest independent developers are present to show off their games. One particularly strong showing comes from Funktronic Labs, a studio that’s native to the conv...

 
 
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Here's the first video for Azure Striker: Gunvolt

We will have more images and details coming from Keiji Inafune's / Inti Creates' new 3DS game later, but we wanted to be sure to share this band new trailer right away.Azure Striker: Gunvolt looks absolutely stunning in person. Don't get m...

 
 
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Inafune's new game: Azure Striker: Gunvolt first hands-on

At BitSummit today, Inti Creates and Keiji Inafune announced a brand new side-scrolling adventure called Azure Striker: Gunvolt. It's coming this summer to the 3DS via Nintendo's eShop. Listen up, Mega Man fans: Keiji Inafune is the Executi...

 
 




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Ate some of the nachos that I made for the baby Lucky Ladyface is doing that tonight, sooooo I think its time to get into Project Warlock and drink some malt

 
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My mind has been thoroughly blown this Someone increased the brightness and contrast on this shot of the intro from Billy & and the gravestones are for old Cartoon Network shows!

 
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I basically spent all day on this! Still not DONE done, but its SO many little details! @Osc

 
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So, GF and I are getting Diablo 3 for one another as Christmas gifts (to avoid money issuesu) Depending on the kinda content in Hand of Fate 2, I may get it once the combat reforged update hits Also, hoping to finally publish an actual blog soon!

 
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So no one is excited for Red Dead Redemption 2 on Friday right?

 
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