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Splice, the gene-slicing game with a gorgeous piano soundtrack, is due out on PS3 and PS4 for $15 as a Cross-Buy game on January 20. PlayStation Plus members will get a 20 percent discount during its first two weeks on PSN. Splice comes from music-loving indie studio Cipher Prime and has players pi...

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Developer Cipher Prime's genetic puzzle game Splice may have originally released in 2012, but if its beautiful piano melodies still linger in your mind's ear, you might be pleased to know that the studio has released sheet music for the game's soundtrack, allowing you to perform the tunes for yours...

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William Stallwood is burned out. In 2008, Stallwood and Dain Saint co-founded independent studio Cipher Prime in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and they've since built a reputation for creating stylish games rich in music and dreamy visuals, such as Auditorium, Splice and Intake. Cipher Prime hit s...

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Intake has been crushing pills into a points-based substance on Steam since November, but for owners of the iPad 2 and above, Cipher Prime Studios has written a new prescription: Take one copy of Intake on May 1 for $2.99 and lose a few afternoons to the arcade-style high score chaser. The iPad ...

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Intake, the drug-induced shooter from Auditorium studio Cipher Prime, is on its way to iPad this month. Intake hit Steam for PC and Mac in November, after debuting in the Cipher Prime Humble Weekly Sale. Intake has players click a series of pills as they tumble from the top of the screen, to...

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Splice is on its way to PSN for PS3, by early fall at the latest. Splice is the successful gaming experiment from Cipher Prime, a studio with a rich history of crafting clean, artfully scored and brain-twisting games, such as Auditorium, Fractal and Pulse. It's a puzzle game disguised as a scien...

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When we first began covering Auditorium, Pulse, and Fractal creator Cipher Prime, developer Will Stallwood spoke mostly in uncertainties concerning his coming sequel, Auditorium 2: Duet: "We're hoping to," "Only if," "We're going to try" and similar phrases. Today the update on Duet's Kickstarter...

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Will Stallwood and Dain Saint of indie studio Cipher Prime don't want to buy new Ferraris. Actually, they may want to do that -- because hello, Ferraris -- but that's not where their current focus lies. Cipher Prime wants to make a sequel to its first title Auditorium, titled Auditorium 2: Duet, an...

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Did you know that you can download handheld games now? That's amazingly convenient! The only inconvenient part of it is finding the right games to buy -- and that's where we come in, with our Portabliss column. In each installment, we'll tell you about a downloadable game on the iPhone, iPad, Androi...

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Auditorium developer Cipher Prime released Pulse on iPad back in May and has since enjoyed 12 consecutive weeks in the top 10 iPad music game charts. To celebrate this success, Cipher Prime has slashed the price of Pulse: Volume One down to $1.99 through Wednesday, August 10 -- a 60 percent savin...

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The lovely, addictive Auditorium is a big favorite at Joystiq HQ, and developer Cipher Prime has just delivered an equally enjoyable follow-up, Pulse: Volume One, a new rhythm game for iPad. It's unsurprisingly tough to describe, but if you like tapping screens in time with music as you simultane...

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We haven't heard anything about Cipher Prime's plans to port its hypnotic musical puzzler, Auditorium, since the studio won a publishing contract in the 2BeeGames competition back in July. Today, a press release from newly named publisher Zoo Games revealed a few details about the title's console d...

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