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Majesco Entertainment (Cooking Mama, Zumba) has created an indie publishing label called Midnight City. The division is headed by former IGN Editor-in-Chief Casey Lynch and Doug Kennedy, former president and CEO of public relations firm Reverb Communications. The pair had previously worked togeth...

August 29th 2013 at 2:15pm 0 Comments
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Terraria is a 2D sandbox survival adventure game. Edge of Space is a 2D sandbox exploration game. Like peanut butter and jelly, the two will now meet in a tasty cross-over event, bringing Terraria content to Edge of Space, developers Re-Logic and HandyMan Studios announced. Those attending PAX Pr...

August 29th 2013 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians, AKA the artist formerly known as just Beatbuddy, is booked to perform on PC, Mac, and Linux on August 6, Threaks tells us. Tickets for the rhythm-based 2D platformer by the Hamburg-based outfit will be available on Steam for $14.99. Threaks describes its jam as "a...

July 1st 2013 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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Beatbuddy has been jamming on its own for far too long, and it's finally ready to share some sweet tunes with the world. Beatbuddy is coming to PC and Mac this summer, but first it's stopping off at PAX East, in booth 1048, to show some hands-on demos.Beatbuddy is a musical platformer, featuring l...

March 19th 2013 at 11:15pm 0 Comments
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Beatbuddy is a platform action game in which all of the on-screen elements are musical – the arrangements of the enemies and other things that make up levels each sync to part of a song, Sound Shapes style. One of those levels will be set to new original music by Grammy-nominated Journey comp...

February 8th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, lead game design...

December 30th 2012 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Indie developers are the starving artists of the video-game world, often brilliant and innovative, but also misunderstood, underfunded and more prone to writing free-form poetry on their LiveJournals. We believe they deserve a wider audience with the Joystiq Indie Pitch: This week, 2 Dawn Games' Ca...

December 26th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Primal Carnage, the human v. dinosaur class-based shooter, will roar in with new content in late November. The game will add a new objective-based mode called "Get to the Chopper" and a new map. Publisher Reverb notes this is the "first of many planned game updates." There is also an alternative ch...

November 15th 2012 at 8:30pm 0 Comments
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"Oh, great. Another multiplayer game where humans and dinosaurs duke it out for battlefield supremacy." If the game industry had evolved differently, maybe made that left turn at Turok, that's what we might have uttered when Primal Carnage was first revealed. With a few exceptions, however, the mas...

November 5th 2012 at 5:35pm 0 Comments