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Want to build your own mobile games but don't know where to start? Direct your curiosity towards Joystiq Deals, which offers a deep discount on The Complete iOS Dev Course, a 120-hour training and lecture series that will teach you the finer points of creating games for smartphones. Normally priced...

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Paging Dr. Beat: Humble Bundle's latest Humble Weekly Sale requires a solid sense of rhythm, offering a pay-what-you-want collection of games that test your ability to play along to a backing music track. The $1-minimum package includes Empty Clip Studios' rhythm-driven shoot-'em-up Symphony, ...

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Audiosurf 2 will make its debut on Steam through the Early Access program sometime in September. The news comes from a brief blurb over on the game's official site. Previously, the sequel was billed as Audiosurf Air. Creator Dylan Fitterer's studio, Invisible Handlebar, even went so far as to la...

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Last April, Valve launched a guerrilla marketing effort for Portal 2 and promotion on select indie titles. This week Valve remembers its ARG campaign with the Potato Sack Reunion sale, which knocks half off the price of 13 individual indie titles. Games include Super Meat Boy, The Ball, Cogs, Amnes...

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Music/racing game Audiosurf never made it to the iPhone, unfortunately, but its developers are apparently hard at work anyway. They've launched a website for something called Audiosurf Air, which is presumably a sequel to the tune-riding title. There are a few screenshots on the site, and while the...

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Okay, so the Zune HD didn't get off to the greatest start as a portable gaming platform, but we're willing to let bygones be bygones should the device's most recent patch be as amazing as it sounds on paper. A recent press release has announced that firmware update 4.3 adds six free games to the Zu...

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Just under two weeks ago, Gearbox Software's Randy Pitchford let out his less than pleasant feelings regarding digital distribution platform Steam and its owner, Valve Software. Today, Ars Techinca posted a rundown of developers from World of Goo's 2D Boy to Sam & Max's Telltale Games who all ...

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While it doesn't carry the same cachet as "Election Day" or "Chinese Leftovers Day," Zune HD Day is still very much a real thing. With today's launch of Microsoft's pretty-cool-but-still-not-a-phone media player comes final confirmation that the Zune HD will support games. Buried in the device's la...

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Steam is offering the "who's who" of independent video games in an incredible sale you'd be silly to miss. For $30, you can get 10 indie games via the service: Audiosurf Blueberry Garden Braid Crayon Physics Deluxe Darwinia Everyday Shooter Gish Mr. Robot The Path World of Goo...

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"Oh, please. You think Painkiller is tough? You should try The Moon theme from DuckTales." We expect this phrase to soon become commonplace among the Rock Band and Guitar Hero elite as Insignificant Studios' recently unveiled 8bitar Hero program begins its swift rise from general obscurity to ramp...

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Apple's recent preview of the iPhone OS 3.0 didn't really contain any savory tidbits for mobile gaming enthusiasts, save for one intriguing new feature -- the new model will allow the iPod Music Library to be accessed by independently developed applications. The possibilities for uses of this new ...

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Those of you who aren't big PC fans might not know what Steam is. It's Valve's distribution service for PC games, demos, and has quite the large community of gamers supporting it. If your PC can handle it, we suggest you check it out. One of its most popular titles available is Audiosurf. We've tou...

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We've made no secret of our love for rhythm action game Audiosurf. But if there's one thing we've made more blatantly obvious it's our distaste for exercise. So you can understand if we have mixed feelings about Bodysurf, a hack developed by Evan Jones that allows you to play the game using the ...

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The news that Helix would be gracing WiiWare got us to thinking about other rhythm-based titles on the download service. It seems like all the competition gets the love when it comes to the genre. Steam has Audiosurf. Xbox Live has Rez. Even iTunes has Phase. Guess we'll see if Helix becomes the Wii...

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If you haven't taken a procedurally-generated spin on your copy of runaway indie hit Audiosurf for a while, you may want to fire it up: The game has gotten a batch of new features, referred to collectively as the "FM Update." You'll now be able to run the game as a music visualizer, make scoreboa...

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Update: Audiosurf creator Dylan Fitterer contacted Joystiq saying "Must have been a miscommunication. I never said Audiosurf was coming to XBLA." We knew it was too good to be true. Lame! We have eleven words for you. Audiosurf is coming to the the Xbox Live Arcade, w00t, w00t! Now stand up and do a...

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[Update: Audiosurf creator Dylan Fitterer just wrote us to say "Must have been a miscommunication. I never said Audiosurf was coming to XBLA."] If you haven't played Audiosurf, you're missing out on one of the best fusions of music and game since Milon's Secret Castle. After importing any MP3 you ...

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Every (other) Tuesday, Mike Sylvester brings you REVOLUTIONARY, a look at the wide world of Wii possibilities. The rhythm gaming genre, while relatively young, is already on the verge of becoming stale. Hitting buttons in time with a visual cue only remains as fresh as the accompanying song. But ...

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