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Steam's current sale honors the Great White North with a slate of discounted games made by our Canadian brothers and sisters in celebration of Canada Day. Featured Canada-powered games include TowerFall Ascension ($10.04), Fez ($4.99), Dyad ($3.75), Rogue Legacy ($7.49), Retro City Rampage ($2.5...

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Dyad on PS3 is free to PlayStation Plus members this week, starting today. Dyad is a transcendent game about traversing the cracks between time and space, or something equally mystical that involves maneuvering a particle through kaleidoscopic tunnels. When we played it last year, we called it "mag...

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Had enough of the real world and its boring, bland visuals? Enjoy some hyperreality, some surreality, some ... whatever you want to call it, some flashing color blasts in space tubes on your PC, with the release of Dyad. The former PS3 exclusive is out today on Steam and GOG. It's still available ...

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Psychedelic particle physics collider/shooter Dyad will be available on PC through Steam and GOG this Wednesday, April 24, developer Shawn McGrath has announced on Twitter. As stated in the above announcement video, McGrath is well aware that he missed his original target launch window of March &n...

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PlayStation Home is getting a new arcade game this Wednesday, and this one has some indie chops. From the minds of Dyad, studio ][ and Shawn McGrath, comes A Game About Bouncing, which McGrath briefly discussed in an interview with Joystiq earlier this year. Originally developed as a prototype ske...

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You're reading Reaction Time, a weekly column that claims to examine recent events, games and trends in the industry, but is really just looking for an excuse to use the word "zeitgeist." It debuts on Fridays in Engadget's digital magazine, Distro. Remember when the summer lull signaled a blissful ...

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You'll be able to experience Dyad today at no financial risk – though you're still subject to the usual Dyad-related risks like losing touch with reality and accidental time travel. A demo will launch on PS3 today when the PlayStation Network updates. Dyad fans will enjoy the trailer made fo...

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Sure, there are other goodies to explore in PSN's weekly update today, but we'd be remiss if we didn't say: Dyad. Seriously, guys, read our review. We like Dyad a whole lot. Joining Dyad on the PSN side are a pair of Resident Evil games: Umbrella Chronicles and Darkside Chronicles, both available f...

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Arthur C. Clarke once wrote that "any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic." Put another way, anything that lies beyond an observer's understanding will take on a mysterious, nearly mystical quality. The phrase applies to Dyad for PS3, I think, albeit in a strangely oppo...

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This Tuesday, PlayStation Plus users will get to crack their brains open for less, as Dyad is 20% off for members of the premium service. It'll launch for $11.99 for Plus ($14.99 for everyone else). Next week, Malicious will launch at 20 percent off, and then that will lead right into PSN Play. So ...

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Shawn McGrath, creator of PSN-exclusive tunnel shooter Dyad, exits his workplace – a house in the north side of Toronto – and lights up a cigarette. The rental home is lined with out-of-control weeds McGrath steps over to lean against his car, which sports novelty license plates with a...

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You won't have to wait long to find out what Shawn McGrath's PS3-exclusive abstract racing action game Dyad is all about. The PlayStation Blog just revealed that the colorful PSN game will be available July 17. Well, it might take you a while after it comes out to find out what the game is all abo...

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Following the completion of my Dyad demo in a darkened hotel room, I was informed by developer Shawn McGrath that I had likely just experienced synaesthesia. He asked if I'd heard the music change when the visuals abruptly changed, which I had. He then told me the music didn't actually change, mea...

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So you've just devoured both PixelJunk Racers games and Art Style: Light Trax. Where do you go now for the next experience in the suddenly-now-a-genre field of abstract racing? Developer ][ Games is working on the next entry in that nascent genre, Dyad, a downloadable game for PS3. Dyad uses a...

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