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Murasaki Baby is a very strange game, and I say that having played The Path. Mechanically, it's just a collection of pokes, prods and swipes on the PlayStation Vita's touch screen and rear touch pad. But everything else, everything else is about as bizarre as could be. The game stars a little girl...

October 15th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Hacking computers has become commonplace in video games. The subversive activity has worked its way into countless games, even those where it doesn't belong (really, TMNT?). Hacking in games is generally a vague abstraction of the real thing. You hold a button as a progress bar slowly fills, rotat...

October 11th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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IndieCade isn't just a huge celebration of independent game development, it's also a street festival designed to appeal to all types of people, not just those who enjoy traditional video games. Enter Night Games, a special IndieCade event featuring lots of big, physical games designed to be played...

October 10th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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IndieCade 2013 took place in Los Angeles over the weekend, and the festival played host to countless independently developed projects, ranging from traditional video games to more physical, hands-on installations. That means everything from Shovel Knight to Edgar Rice Soirée, a bizarre game...

October 8th 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Los Angeles International Airport is crowded with League of Legends swag, the "2013 World Championship" logo plastered across backpacks and t-shirts, character pins on shoulder straps, Riot Games peeking out from under ponytails. The League of Legends world finals concluded at the Los Angeles S...

October 5th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Renegade Kid's Jools Watsham says the studio's latest project, 3DS platformer Treasurenauts, has been rated by the ESRB and is slated to launch on the 3DS eShop in December. If you're near LA and want an early taste, Treasurenauts will be playable in the Nintendo booth during Indiecade next month....

September 23rd 2013 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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The IndieCade 2013 jury sifted through 850 game submissions and found 36 gems to be featured and playable during the festival the weekend of October 5 in Culver City, California. This year's games include Gone Home, Gunpoint, Kentucky Route Zero, Nidhogg, Porpentine's Twine Compilation, Reus, Rogue...

September 11th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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With Oculus Rift mods already infiltrating popular games, Oculus VR and IndieCade are teaming up to promote a special game jam in August. The VR Jam will pit independent developers against one another in a contest to create the best games designed explicitly for the Oculus Rift virtual reality head...

July 23rd 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Having indirectly announced the PlayStation Vita version of thatgamecompany's Flower, the Indiecade booth at this year's E3 went on to hosting a playable version of the game. Flower on the smaller PlayStation suffers no loss in its vibrancy or serenity (provided you have some headphones handy), an...

June 13th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments