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For millennia goats have been known as the most demonic of livestock, and as this footage from Goat Simulator demonstrates, were they not kept in pens, goats would run amok, headbutting buckets into space, climbing ladders and sprinting headlong into moving cars. Created by Swedish developer Co...

February 6th 2014 at 3:45pm 0 Comments
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Fru is two platformers in one game, with one layer of the world shown clearly on the screen, and another layer uncovered within the silhouette of a player's body as it moves in front of the Kinect camera, in real-time. The silhouette world offers new platforms, enabling players to reach the exit...

January 30th 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Three developers at Algonquin College in Ottawa, Canada recently offered a novel multiplayer bomb-diffusing game for this past weekend's Global Game Jam. Dubbed Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, the game has one Oculus Rift-wearing, Razer Hydra-holding player lifting and examining a ticking time...

January 28th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Emerald, a game about exploring a spaceship in zero-gravity, was originally conceived during the 2013 Global Game Jam, but has since drifted through the cold void of the Internet and landed on Kickstarter. Creator Nick Yonge seeks $5,800 (Canadian) so that Emerald can release February 13, 2014 o...

September 22nd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Heads up to all the future surgeons, medical professionals and car mechanics out there: Play Surgeon Simulator 2013. A team from Bossa Studios whipped up Surgeon Simulator 2013 in two days for the Global Game Jam, and it's a mix of QWOP and nightmares. Just like real surgery.

January 28th 2013 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Mushroom 11, from 2012 NYU Global Game Jammer Itay Keren, is an experiment in mobility and art design, and it's caught the eye (and wallet) of Indie Fund. Keren won the Best Game Design award at GGJ 2012 with Mushroom 11, and has since focused on fleshing it out into a more polished, complete game....

November 20th 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Saying that their participation "further exemplifies the global nature of the event," Global Game Jam founder Susan Gold has announced that locations in India and Russia will be joining the two-day game creation marathon, which gets underway on January 29. The event will span 38 countries, with the...

January 25th 2010 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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Grab your mason jars and pectin, because it's time to make another batch of "Mario Mulberry." Oh, right, this is about the IGDA's Global Game Jam. Specifically that the annual event -- during which individuals and teams jam for 48 hours to make a game from scratch -- is right around the corner. In...

January 19th 2010 at 2:15am 0 Comments
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Aspiring game developers in the Triangle have an exciting opportunity coming up. January 29-31 is the annual Global Game Jam, an event for participants to "band together to design one or more video games from scratch-from concept art to scripting to animating". At the end of the event, they will ha...

January 18th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments