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Cognition: An Erica Reed Thriller, designed by Gabriel Knight's Jane Jensen in cooperation with Silver Lining developer Phoenix Online Studios, sought its initial funding via Kickstarter last year. Now, it's acquired a more traditional partner: an actual publisher, in the form of Dungeon Defenders'...

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Primal Carnage isn't just another class-based shooter about gunning down dinosaurs with high-powered weapons. Primal Carnage is about setting dinosaurs on fire with a massive flamethrower, blowing them up with grenades and sometimes putting a chainsaw to a velociraptor's neck, as the above video ...

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The fourth and final installment of Dungeon Defenders' DLC saga Quest for the Lost Eternia Shards -- "Sky City" -- is now available on Steam for $3.99. As seen in the trailer above, the DLC appears chock full of biplanes, ogres with impractical jet packs, and jewel-encrusted troll dolls from the d...

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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, the boys from Th...

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Dungeon Defenders will not make its way to Sony's Vita, developer Trendy Entertainment has stated in its forums. The handheld did have a tech demo of Dungeon Defenders running for the platform, but those development resources will now be moved toward "other pursuits." "As a small team we often need...

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Yeah, so about that whole launch thing – Jeremy McGrath is pulling up to the starting line a lot later than expected. Jeremy McGrath's Offroad will launch on Xbox Live Arcade and PSN on June 27, for 800 MS Points ($10). Jeremy McGrath's Offroad is developed by 2XL Games and being published by...

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Dungeon Defenders has expanded its perspective on PC and Mac gameplay (and probably life and love and stuff) with the new Summoner character, who can conduct battle from on high as if in an RTS. Overlord Mode allows the Summoner to supervise entire armies from a top-down perspective, altering th...

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Those dusty, old, cobweb-ridden, spider-infested peripheral instruments collecting mold and animal dander in your living room corner may soon see some use, as Zivix and Reverb Publishing's Jam Live Music Arcade is now set to pump up your 360/PS3's jams and/or volume sometime during the week of May...

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Dungeon Defenders gets into the PAX East spirit this Friday with a Penny Arcade-themed character skin pack. The DLC will be available for free during PAX East at the Reverb Publishing booth (808) or online for $1.99. That character skin pack includes (pictured, left to right) Tycho for the Squire c...

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Dungeon Defenders on Steam will have a new character, Series EV, available this week. EV is a defense-based protector of dungeons, using adjustable nodes that have unit costs tied to the length of the beam. EV can also build projectile reflection walls to bounce back long-range attacks and plant t...

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Surprise hit Dungeon Defenders has sold a million units across Xbox Live, PSN and Steam, the game's publisher told us in a recent interview. The well-received co-op tower defense action game launched on October 19, 2011, and has kept a steady sales beat going on Steam with deep discounts and consis...

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Sanctum 2, the sequel to Coffee Stain Studios' hybrid tower defense and first-person co-op shooter, is expected to launch sometime next year Joystiq can exclusively reveal. The first Sanctum, which has sold over 300,000 units on Steam, was a PC-exclusive title. The sequel is planned for PC and "dig...

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Dungeon Defenders' smaller-scale DLC, available on PC through Steam, will not be available for the XBLA or PSN versions of the tower defense action title. This content includes: current and future Holiday DLC, the New Heroes Pack, the Barbarian character, Assault Mission Pack, Nightmare Mode, Shops...

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Dungeons are pretty spooky places to being with, what with the shackles and the chains and the spiders and everything, but are Trendy Entertainment and Reverb Publishing content with letting Dungeon Defenders' inherent dungeon-dwelling spookiness carry it through the brief-yet-important Hallowe...

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Want to know how you'll be able to upgrade, customize, bolster and generally bad-assify your hero in Dungeon Defenders? Wonder no more: The developer diary posted above dives into the specifics of the game's cornucopia of RPG mechanics....

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