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Indie Royale has launched the "Royale with Cheese" bundle, a beat-the-minimum PC game compilation named by contest-winning Joystiq reader bourbumchickum. The DRM-free package includes indie PC standouts Continue?9876543210, Cognition Episode 3: The Oracle, Yelaxot, Rogue's Tale and Too Many Me. Th...

May 8th 2014 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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Steam Greenlight recently gave the go-ahead for eight games and three pieces of software to begin distribution on Steam. The greenlit games were Guncraft by Exacto Game Studios, Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller by Phoenix Online Studios, Wild Games Studio's Day One : Garry's Incident, Homesick by...

June 30th 2013 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, the Kickstarted adventure game from Phoenix Online Studios and Gabriel Knight writer Jane Jensen, is now on its third episode and things are really heating up. Watch the trailer and that line is funny, we promise. Well, funnier. Episode three is subtitled Th...

May 16th 2013 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, designed by Gabriel Knight's Jane Jensen in cooperation with Silver Lining developer Phoenix Online Studios, sought its initial funding via Kickstarter last year. Now, it's acquired a more traditional partner: an actual publisher, in the form of Dungeon Defenders'...

July 31st 2012 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Can playing World of Warcraft maintain or improve your brain power? When it comes to specifics like improving cognitive function, there really haven't been many significant, sizeable research studies that can put hard numbers on the line. WoW player and early onset Alzheimer's disease sufferer Bi...

March 29th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Clicking your way through Ulysses and having a hard time remembering just what it is Bloom ate for breakfast or, indeed, just what he did on the beach? Don't blame James Joyce, blame your Kindle! A Princeton study entitled "Fortune favors the bold (and the Italicized)" (their emphasis) has shown th...

January 17th 2011 at 3:24pm 0 Comments
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DARPA wants to let you all know that its plans for the robot apocalypse are still going strong. The agency's got IBM working on the brains, has an RFI out on the skin, and is handling propulsion and motor control in-house. Next up? Eyeballs. In order to give its robots the same sort of "visual inte...

March 18th 2010 at 7:08am 0 Comments