Rise and Shine: Back to Bed is Coming to OUYA October 7

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Surrealist Puzzle Game Lets Players Navigate an Escher-Inspired Dreamscape

SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Sept. 30, 2014 OUYA today announced that, following successful Android, iOS and PC launches, the IGF Student Showcase-winning surrealist puzzler Back to Bed is coming to OUYA  on October 7 for $3.99. Back to Bed is like a fever dream of Salvador Dali on sleeping pills: the lines that comprise your world bend and twist into impossible shapes; a strange, inhuman voice yowls cryptic messages in your direction; and nothing is ever as it seems. Continue reading Rise and Shine: Back to Bed is Coming to OUYA October 7

Chariot Rides Onto Next-Gen Consoles Starting September 30

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Frima Unveils New Trailer for the Gorgeous Couch Co-op Platformer

QUEBEC CITY – September 23, 2014 – Frima Studio today announced that couch co-op platformer Chariot will arrive on PlayStation 4 on September 30, 2014 in North America and October 22, 2014 in EU territories. It will launch worldwide for Xbox One on October 1, 2014, with launch dates for Wii U and Steam to be revealed soon. In Chariot, a princess and her fiancé descend through the royal catacombs in order to find a burial place worthy of His Majesty. By using carefully selected power-ups and relying on their wits, players must learn how to solve each challenge ahead in order to proceed on the journey of an afterlife.

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E-Sports Get a Cyberpunk Makeover: Arena: Cyber Evolution, the World’s First MOSA, is Now Available on Steam Early Access

ACE logoSpearhead Games’ communally-developed MOBA-inspired sports game enters alpha, adds major updates

MONTREAL – August 18, 2014Spearhead Games today announced that the world’s first MOSA, Arena: Cyber Evolution (ACE), formerly Project Cyber, is now available on Steam Early Access. Yes, you read that sentence right: ACE is a Multiplayer Online Sport Arena, a physics-based game where super-powered champions vie for power in a 3-vs-3 soccer-inspired battle of wits and twitch reflexes. After 22 weeks of round-the-clock development guided by the game’s active community of over 90,000 players, this MOSA has evolved from a conceptually compelling prototype to a fully functional, mechanically sound gameplay experience.

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Defense Grid 2 Official Release Date Announced as September 23

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Newest assets showcase gameplay and DG Architect mapmaking tool

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. — August 14, 2014 – 505 Games and Hidden Path Entertainment today announced that Defense Grid 2, the sequel to the 2008 tower defense critical hit, will launch on September 23, 2014. The game is currently available for pre-order on Steam and will be released for digital download on PC, Mac, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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Pre-order Incentive Announced for The Banner Saga

The Banner SagaThe ‘Insane Viking Pack’ Revealed

Austin, Texas – Dec. 17, 2013 – Stoic, an independent game development company and Versus Evil, an independent publisher, both based out of Austin,  today jointly announced pre-order details for the upcoming RPG strategy game, The Banner Saga.  The pre-order exclusive offer, aptly named the ‘Insane Viking Pack’, arms fans with an exclusive character, ability item and three exclusive tracks from the game’s original score, created by Grammy nominated composer, Austin Wintory.  Pre-order customers will also be able to take advantage of the special pre-order discounted price.

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Successful Greenlight Game Zombie Tycoon 2 Now Available on Steam

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Keep your  zombie troops undead instead of regular dead in this fun RTS for only $9.99

QUEBEC CITY – Dec. 9, 2013 – Frima Studio is bringing the undead feast over to PC players today with Zombie Tycoon 2: Brainhov’s Revenge for $9.99 after a successful Steam Greenlight campaign. In the eight-chapter campaign, players will lead a horde of zombie troops as the evil mastermind, Orville Tycoon, as he seeks to eradicate the remaining survivors of Finkleville and challenge his former mentor, Professor Brainhov, to see whose zombie race is superior. Zombie Tycoon 2 is a lighthearted RTS that brings zombies together in battle with only one goal in mind: a delicious open buffet of brains!

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FORCED Content Update and Connectivity Patch Released

BetaDwarf Releases New Last Man Standing Mode, Fix For Launch Issues

COPENHAGEN, Denmark – Nov. 12, 2013 – BetaDwarf Entertainment, an independent game studio formed by university students, today announced the release of the first content update for its newly-launched co-op action RPG, FORCED. The game, which saw strong early interest from indie gamers with over sixty thousand downloads within the launch window, now features a new survival-based mode, Last Man Standing. Additionally, a patch to fix a number of issues some players encountered at launch, including connectivity problems and other minor bugs, has been released.

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Stoic Announces Partnership with Versus Evil

The Banner Saga Announce Trailer and Website Now Live

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Austin, Texas – Nov. 8, 2013 – Stoic, an Austin-based independent game development company, today announced their partnership with Versus Evil to promote and launch their upcoming title The Banner Saga.  The game, which was successfully funded through a Kickstarter campaign last year, is an epic role playing Viking saga where a player’s choice directly affects their personal journey across a stunning yet harsh landscape and, ultimately, the survival of an entire civilization.

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