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French indie studio The Game Atelier has pulled back the curtain on Flying Hamster 2, a side-scrolling action-RPG that bills itself as a spiritual successor to Sega's Monster World series. Modeled specifically after the 8-bit Monster World series entry Wonder Boy 3: The Dragon's Trap, Flying H...

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The music from The Game Atelier's PlayStation Mini/iOS cute-em-up The Flying Hamster is now available without all that cumbersome game. The developer has released the soundtrack on Bandcamp, so you can close your eyes and dream about flying around using a leaf helicopter tied to your belt. You...

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In The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell posits that great ideas spread virally. It makes sense then that a game about a flying, beer-chasing rodent, too brilliant to be contained by PSP, has now migrated to iOS. Find Flying Hamster in the App Store for $5.99, and find a launch trailer after the brea...

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After months of waiting, The Flying Hamster finally made it to the North American PlayStation Store this week. Developer Game Atelier apologized for the delay, explaining that "things don't always go the way you want" as an indie developer. "We wished that this title would have been released way ea...

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The Flying Hamster is undoubtedly one of the cutest Minis available on the PlayStation Network, and one of the few that are worthwhile to play on the PS3, in addition to the PSP. We've written quite a bit about this indie shmup, and it finally has a North American release date and price: December 7...

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We're a little upset that The Flying Hamster hasn't found a release date yet, but we're more than glad to show off a new video. This tutorial focuses on the fire power-up, but also reveals some interesting facets of the gameplay: destructible environments and turbo speed....

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Also: sunflower seeds, eagles, penguins, UFOs, cows, robots, laser-shooting owls, octopi. Game Atelier's PS mini The Flying Hamster looks crazier than ever in this new trailer -- after the break -- which finally reveals the story behind the shmup....

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We've been championing Game Atelier's adorable shmup, The Flying Hamster, for quite some time. And although it's still without a release date, the development team has recently confirmed that it will end up in the PlayStation Minis program (hopefully allowing cross-platform play via PSP and PS3). W...

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If it wasn't evident by now, we're absolutely in love with the upcoming PSP shooter The Flying Hamster. It's bizarre, and more importantly, absolutely adorable. We've only seen screens of the game so far, but with the release of its new official website, we can finally see the game (and its weapons...

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There may be a disappointing lack of beer and laser-shooting owls in this new set of screenshots from The Flying Hamster. But don't worry, the game still looks absolutely insane. The upcoming side-scrolling shooter for the PSP stars -- what else? -- an adorable flying hamster, as he makes his way t...

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