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Monaco will break out of its Xbox Live Arcade certification holding cell this Friday, May 10. The game, which was supposed to sneak onto XBLA April 24, was delayed due to a bug, which would cause disconnects during online play. The PC version launched as expected. Our review of the game a couple...

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Since 2010, Indie Fund has helped launch high-profile games such as Dear Esther, QUBE and Antichamber, each one recouping investment within days or even hours. The first game in which Indie Fund ever put its faith (and money), Monaco, launched last week and made back its $100,000 investment in nega...

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Monaco was supposed to hit XBLA on April 24 alongside its PC version, but one day before launch, an issue forced developer Andy Schatz and Pocketwatch Games to delay the XBLA release. Today, Schatz explains that he submitted one fix for the bug, but it needs more work before it can officially launc...

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I'm a terrible thief. If ever there were an investigation into a string of high-profile burglaries in my neighborhood, all I'd have to do to clear my name is invite some police officers to sit down, get comfortable, and watch me play Monaco for five minutes. The officers would see my glowing, pixel...

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Monaco, the award-winning indie heist game from Andy Schatz will miss its launch date tomorrow on XBLA. "We just discovered that there is an issue which requires that we push back our Xbox Live Arcade game release date a little," reads a missive posted on Facebook. "We've already submitted an updat...

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After years of sneaking around the corridors of game conventions and indie festivals, Monaco is finally ready to take a couple bucks out of your wallet (with your permission, of course) on April 24 next week. Here's the game's launch trailer for those who haven't heard of this co-op heist game....

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Monaco, the game of coordinated heists, is now available for pre-order from Steam. We don't suggest actually trying to steal the game, or anything else – save those proclivities for the daring break-ins you'll enact during the game – but pre-ordering will allow you to at least get away ...

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Monaco is coming to Steam and XBLA on April 24. From Pocketwatch Games, Monaco is a top-down heist game that's been crawling the indie convention circuit and awards shows for years, and it's finally pretty enough to sneak out of development. Monaco is $15 on PC, with pre-orders available through th...

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Starting this month, the Xbox Live Rewards program is getting a little more active with Play to Earn incentives. As the name implies, Play to Earn allows Xbox Live Rewards members to earn extra rewards by purchasing and playing games. The month of April is dedicated to Xbox Live Arcade, and severa...

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On the day Grammy nominations were scheduled to be announced, Austin Wintory didn't get much work done. As the composer for Journey, Wintory had an inkling that he might be nominated in Best Score Soundtrack for Visual Media, and he was distracted all day, constantly refreshing the Grammy page, sca...

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Pre-orders are now open for the PC release of Monaco, the stylish top-down heist action game. Right now, pre-orders cost $13.50, $1.50 off the normal price. It's a steal! You know, like ... like the thing the game is about. If you know you're going to be playing with a crew, you can buy a four-pack...

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Monaco: What's Yours is Mine, the stylized, indie, heist game from Andy Schatz and Pocketwatch Games, will be available for pre-order this week – "Wednesday is the plan" – according to the official Monaco Twitter. Monaco pre-orders will go through the Humble Store and will come with a S...

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For years, Pocketwatch Games' multiplayer heist-action game Monaco has been a hit at trade shows, award ceremonies and Joystiq parties. Now, Joystiq can exclusively reveal that it's going to be playable in your very own home on XBLA and Steam (for both Mac and PC). There's no release date, but the...

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At PAX East this weekend, 16 popular indie developers (plus one "bonus" developer) will congregate into a super-giant indie creature in the first-ever Indie Megabooth. Developers include Ska Studios, Strange Loop Games, Retro Affect, Dejobaan Games, Fire Hose Games, DrinkBox Studios, Pocketwatch...

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Planning to attend GDC? If you are, you'll get to see everyone's favorite design director of Epic Games, Cliff Bleszinski, host the 12th annual Game Developers Choice Awards, replacing Double Fine's Tim Schafer as host. The Independent Games Festival Awards is kicking it old-school with 2007-2009...

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You know what? My friends and I are better thieves than George Clooney. Well, we are if Monaco is any indication. Sure, George may have all the charm and handsomeness, but if there's any one trait I look for in my friends, it's the appreciation of a good heist. And Monaco is all about stealing...

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Get a jump on Monaco fandom by buying merch in advance of the game's release -- even in advance of any announcement of a release! Pocketwatch Games is taking orders on Monaco t-shirts, in order to help support the ongoing development of the heist game. It's a gesture of courtesy, considering the ...

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