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Krome Studios' catgirl-starring side-scroller Blade Kitten is back on Steam after a lengthy absence, celebrating its return with a gameplay-tweaking update and a price drop through the end of the month. Players can expect more responsive controls in the re-released PC version of Blade Kitten, alon...

May 23rd 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Signal Studios is on standby for a full Steam release of Toy Soldiers Complete after launching it on Early Access over the weekend. The bundle includes tower defense/shooter mash-up Toy Soldiers, follow-up Toy Soldiers: Cold War, and the two games' downloadable expansions. The Early Access price is...

March 3rd 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Years after its initial release, Krome Studios' episodic side-scrolling platformer Blade Kitten could soon see a resolution to its cliffhanger ending via a DLC expansion, according to an announcement posted this week on the game's Facebook page. Blade Kitten's developers recently reclaimed all of...

February 13th 2014 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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Krome Studios has been relatively quiet since it scaled down in late 2010, but the Australian developer is ready to return to prominence in the most Krome Studios-y way possible, with a new Ty the Tasmanian Tiger game.Ty, in case you missed his adventures, starred in three games last generation, a s...

July 27th 2012 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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With rumors swirling last month that Australia's Krome Studios was closing its doors, CEO Robert Walsh informed IGN Australia that while ongoing reports of layoffs are true, the developer is "still open" and still has working employees. Additionally, Walsh insisted the studio has projects currently...

November 9th 2010 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Krome Studios, which once upon a dream was one of Australia's largest video game developers, will allegedly shut down next Monday, October 18. According to Tsumea, several "credible reports" claim that all remaining staff have been let go, with some employees rehired on contract to finish work. If...

October 15th 2010 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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I remember a time when I could look at a girl with cat ears and whiskers and think nothing of it. Unfortunately, maturity and the internet have corrupted my view of catgirls, and now they seem at best cliched, and at worst creepy. It's a shame, because my 10-year-old self would have found Blade Kit...

September 27th 2010 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Just because you're off gallivanting across the galaxy and slicing up bad guys, that doesn't mean you can't look good doing it. The latest Blade Kitten trailer proves that the demands of a spaceborne bounty hunter are no excuse for being unfashionable. Metroid fans already knew that, of course.

August 27th 2010 at 4:00am 0 Comments
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One of Australia's largest video game developers, Krome Studios, revealed to Gamespot earlier today that it had placed an undisclosed number of staff "on notice pending the outcome of a number of upcoming projects." In addition, its entire Adelaide branch is also "on notice" for a four-week period,...

August 20th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The 007 update for Microsoft's Game Room is available for download right now, and will enable 15 new games in total: three Konami Arcade games; nine Atari 2600 games; three Intellivision titles and zero James Bond games. However, not all of the games are available right now -- the Game Room Faceboo...

July 14th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Blade Kitten, Krome Studios' downloadable action-adventure game based on a webcomic, is expanding beyond its originally announced PSN release. The side-scroller will also be released this September on XBLA and PC. The game now has a publisher, as well: Atari. The addition of a publishing partner ma...

June 2nd 2010 at 2:57pm 0 Comments
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Game Pack 004 is now available for Game Room, featuring seven new titles. The two standouts are Asteroids and Time Pilot, classics of the arcade days of yore. Also in the pack are a handful of Activision Atari 2600 games, including Stampede, Grand Prix and Demons to Diamonds. Rounding out the pack...

May 19th 2010 at 6:45pm 0 Comments