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Kittymari Demolishy simulator Catlateral Damage is the first game announced as part of Fire Hose Games' accelerator/incubation program. Catlateral Damage sailed through the Steam Greenlight process and won the People's Choice and Indie Prototype awards at the 2014 MassDigi Game Challenge. T...

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Indie studio Fire Hose Games' BBQ defense simulator Go Home Dinosaurs and formerly PSN-exclusive puzzle-fighter Slam Bolt Scrappers are stomping to Steam on March 14. The games will be $9.99 apiece ($8.99 if pre-ordered) or available as part of a Fire Hose Games Bundle for $14.99. Go Home Dinosaurs...

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A new show centered around the indie scene is set to kick off in Boston on September 22. The Boston Festival of Indie Games is taking submissions right now, gathering aspiring developers looking to show off their wares on the MIT campus this fall. Organized by MIT Game Lab and Boston Indies at the M...

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Go Home Dinosaurs entered open beta this week for Google Chrome users. The BBQ tower defense game has players fending off hungry dinos with their gopher troops, all within the comfort of their browser. Better yet, developer Fire Hose Games launched the beta for free. After all, free BBQ is the bes...

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At PAX East this weekend, 16 popular indie developers (plus one "bonus" developer) will congregate into a super-giant indie creature in the first-ever Indie Megabooth. Developers include Ska Studios, Strange Loop Games, Retro Affect, Dejobaan Games, Fire Hose Games, DrinkBox Studios, Pocketwatch...

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I learn something new every day. While playing the Go Home Dinosaurs PAX demo, I learned that even the most herbivorous of dinosaurs can't resist a nice, juicy steak. Also, little prehistorical mole creatures are the controllers and distributors of said steak, and they don't take too kindly to di...

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The Fire Hose Games-developed PSN title Slam Bolt Scrappers combines the tower defense of Rampart with the puzzle mechanics of Tetris and adds a fist-throwing, jetpack-wearing scrapper on top of it all for good measure. The scrapper's meant to not just pulverize the enemy scrapper, but also group...

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Like so many PAX shows before it, this year's PAX East showcased a ton of indie games -- the gaming equivalent of a Williamsburg dubstep show, if you will. In our experience at this year's event, larger industry players like EA and Bethesda showed off their titles with hired hands and private the...

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Slam Bolt Scrappers is building toward a March 15 release on PSN. The genre-mashing title from indie Fire Hose Games has been a tough game to explain, but the developer recently made a video attempt to sort out the madness. If you're heading to PAX East next week, the Boston-based studio will ...

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Fire Hose Games is looking for some assistance in naming two of its scrapping Slam Bolt Scrappers -- without the requirement of a charity donation this time. Also, it's not carte blanche naming like it was for helping Child's Play. The developer has a poll up on its site with naming options availab...

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Without the help of special potions, unguents or spells, immortality is a pretty tricky thing to obtain. Fire Hose Games is offering a pretty rare opportunity to have your genius brain live forever: The studio is auctioning off the chance to name one of the characters in its upcoming downloadable t...

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If you like fighting, tower defense, Bruins, Celtics, and playing video games before they're released, you're probably the perfect candidate for developer Fire Hose Games' call to arms. The studio is looking for gamers in the Boston area to beta test its genre-mashing PSN title, Slam Bolt Scrappers...

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It's difficult to convey the sheer terror and chaos I experienced in the first few minutes of the Slam Bolt Scrappers PAX demo. Though the Firehose Games reps told me how to play, it wasn't preparation enough for the actual game, a combination puzzler/brawler/strategy title that is one of the most ...

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Fire Hose Games' Slam Bolt Scrappers impressed us at E3 even though it was a ways off from its expected "early 2011" launch on PSN. PAX, taking place this weekend in Seattle, will be the public-at-large's next chance to see what we were talking about. The game will be playable at booth #3834, and t...

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