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Escape from BioStation offers nostalgic platforming, a cheeky story and atomic nuts
4 months ago

Escape from BioStation offers nostalgic platforming, a cheeky story and atomic nuts

Escape from BioStation attempts to do what few modern games do: It tells a story, complete with cutscenes, voice acting and progressing environments.
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Star Kinesis – A free and frantic space combat arena
5 months ago

Star Kinesis – A free and frantic space combat arena

Offering unparalleled depth and cross-platform playability, Star Kinesis features a deep crafting system and furiously fast-paced multiplayer arena battles for co-op, deathmatch or single-player games. JSVeterans will be unveiling their masterpiece at the Denver Comic-Con June 30 – July 2.
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5 Reasons to Invest in Great Game Music
5 months ago

5 Reasons to Invest in Great Game Music

By  • Game Music

There comes a time in every game development process where one will start to think about the music. Can you create the soundtrack yourself? Should you try to find some royalty free music to use? Should you hire a composer? There are many options available to you, but which way should you go!?
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A new web series explores the reality of running an indie studio
5 months ago

A new web series explores the reality of running an indie studio

Being an indie developer is hard, and BlindFold Studios’ Paul O’Carrol knows this as well as anyone. The Dublin-based team set out to make fun and simple game, but soon found themselves caught up in the churn and grind of studio life.
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The arcade look & feel of Bebop and Tempo
5 months ago

The arcade look & feel of Bebop and Tempo

Bebop and Tempo is a retro arcade platformer developed by Brandon Dominguez for Windows and MacOS. It is now available via Steam and Apple’s Mac App Store with an Xbox One release date to be announced.
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Finish Line Games’ Maize is the Weirdest Game You’ve Never Played
5 months ago

Finish Line Games’ Maize is the Weirdest Game You’ve Never Played

Maize is a great game, published at a terrible time.

As I’ve discussed elsewhere, the market for indie games has exploded in the last few years. Fueled by the runaway …
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Terroir is a robust and refreshing tycoon game
5 months ago

Terroir is a robust and refreshing tycoon game

General Interactive Co. seems to have accomplished what few developers can: They’ve made a premiere title that is both polished and thoroughly enjoyable.
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Games User Research: what can it do for game development?
6 months ago

Games User Research: what can it do for game development?

Learning what brings players to your game and what makes them keep coming back for more can be a tricky task, but a source of valuable knowledge for game development if done right. This is just one of the key aspects that drive the interest of professionals and scholars toward the Games User Research (GUR) field.
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