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Ask a hundred independent developers what impacts their sales most and you'll likely get a hundred different answers, but among the more popular ones will be the topic of discoverability, the ways in which prospective buyers are able to find lesser-known video games. Platforms like the App Store an...

September 25th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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I'll echo what Eliot wrote back at PAX East earlier this year: Upsilon Circuit is almost certainly one of the strangest and most intriguing video game concepts I've ever seen. Part Diablo clone, part Smash TV, part Hunger Games, and part Max Headroom, it's a virtual game show there eight contestant...

September 2nd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Upsilon Circuit is an upcoming PC game from Legend of Dungeon developers Robot Loves Kitty, but you might never get the chance to play it. In fact, only eight people will ever be playing the game simultaneously, and once one of those players dies, that's the end for them; in Upsilon Circuit, you on...

September 1st 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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A lot of what I see in the MMO industry is fairly predictable. That's not an insult; it's just that most of the new games you see are either a result of elegant mechanics solving a problem that's always been there or a new take on an old system, and that's OK. There's nothing wrong with taking old...

April 15th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Legend of Dungeon, the roguelike dungeon crawler beat-em-up that fuses old-school pixel art with modern, dynamic lighting, is now available on PC, Mac, and Linux via Steam for $9.99. You may remember Legend of Dungeon developers Robot Loves Kitty as the husband-and-wife team who lived in a self-bu...

September 14th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Legend of Dungeon, the pretty multiplayer roguelike from indie duo Robot Loves Kitty, is available now for pre-order on Steam for $10, including instant beta access. Legend of Dungeon launches on September 13 for PC, Mac and Linux, following a successful campaign on Steam Greenlight – not to...

August 16th 2013 at 3:30am 0 Comments
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The Greenlight Supershow will capture the hottest games on Steam Greenlight for a 13-hour live-stream event on Twitch, starting at 10:30AM on Saturday, June 29. The Supershow showcases more than 25 games, each vying for a spot on Steam via Greenlight, and will include Q&As, giveaways, and sneak...

June 25th 2013 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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As a husband and wife development team, Alix Stolzer and Calvin Goble worked out a system that saw them through the first few years of crafting games: Calvin made their first two titles, Tiny Plumbers and IGF nominee Neverdaunt: 8Bit, while Alix worked a 9-5 job and provided input in her spare time...

April 9th 2013 at 4:50pm 0 Comments
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Don't expect to survive in Legend of Dungeon – at least, that's what the creepy announcer in the above video warns. From developer Robot Loves Kitty, Legend of Dungeon is a roguelike action RPG beat-em-up with dynamic lighting and soundtrack systems, featuring more than 240 responsive music...

March 17th 2013 at 1:30pm 0 Comments