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10000000 owners to receive sequel You Must Build a Boat free

The sequel to EightyEight Games' puzzle role-playing game <i>10000000, You Must Build a Boat</i>, will be free to those who own the first game via Steam or the Humble Store by launch day, developer Luca Redwood told Polygon via email.<p><i>You Must Build a Boat</i> began as an update for <i>10000000</i>, but was expanded …

Metal Slug 3 available for pre-order on Steam

The Steam version of SNKs' run-and-gun arcade game <i>Metal Slug 3</i> is available for pre-order via the distribution platform for $5.99.<p>Confirmed for a February release window last week, the game is marked down by 25 percent off its full price of $7.99 until Feb. 7; however, a specific launch date was …

Detective Grimoire launches for mobile devices, PC

SFB Games and Armor Games' mystery adventure title, <i>Detective Grimoire</i>, is now available for iOS, Android and PC.<p><i>Detective Grimoire</i> was funded via Kickstarter in August 2012 after collecting $29,611 with the help of 2,009 backers. The game, described as a mix of Professor Layton and Phoenix Wright, …

The Top 5 Indie Games of 2013

First things first: if you have not yet read my companion piece, “Not the Top 5 Indie Games of Christmas“, might I suggest you take a look? This was a remarkable year for indie games, and the strength of the field means that a top 5 is not only an arbitrary nonsense, but also a highly limiting one. …

Apotheon gets a new gameplay trailer

<i>Apotheon</i> is an action platformer that looks like a Greek-themed <i>Mark of the Ninja</i> -- and that's a good thing. In this new gameplay trailer we'll get a …

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Torment: Tides of Numenera alignment system explained

The latest update for the spiritual successor to <i>Planescape: Torment, Torment: Tides of Numenera</i>, details the game's alignment system, also known as Tides.<p>The game will include five different Tides: Blue, Red, Indigo, Gold and Silver. The Blue Tide represents wisdom, enlightenment and mysticism, …

LucasArts veterans take side-scrolling Roman strategy game to Kickstarter

SeaCliff Interactive, a newly-formed studio founded by developers who used to work at LucasArts, launched a Kickstarter campaign today fo<i>r Super Roman Conquest</i> — a 3D side-scrolling real-time strategy game.<p>The game, which is being developed for Windows, Mac, Linux and Ouya and is slated to launch …

Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD hitting PC Jan. 15, Xbox 360 early 2014

<i>Assassin's Creed: Liberation HD</i> will launch for Windows PC on Jan. 15 and for Xbox 360 in early 2014, Ubisoft announced today.<p>The title, a remastered upgrade of the original 2012 PlayStation Vita title, will be available digitally for $19.99. The game will be available on Jan. 14 for PlayStation …

Build your own Death Star in Star Wars: Tiny Death Star

NimbleBit's <i>Tiny Tower</i> lets you manage the business of running a tower, and now you'll be able to do the same thing with a Death Star in the studio's latest game, <i>Star Wars: Tiny Death Star</i>.<p>You'll work with Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine as you attempt to bring in Galactic bitizens, manage …

IndieCade 2013 winners include Quadrilateral Cowboy and Kentucky Route Zero

Cardboard Computer's <i>Kentucky Route Zero</i> won two categories at tonight's IndieCade 2013 awards, with Blendo Games' <i>Quadrilateral Cowboy</i> taking out The Grand Jury Award.<p>Out of 850 submissions, a total of 36 games were announced as IndieCade 2013 awards finalists last month. The finalists will be …

This is the Riddick game Vin Diesel was talking about

Richard B. Riddick is headed to the iOS App store.<p><i>Riddick: The Merc Files</i> is a stealth-infused action game from some of the developers behind <i>Chronicles of Riddick: Escape from Butcher Bay</i> and <i>Chronicles of Riddick: Assault on Dark Athena</i>. It's in development at Gaming Corps and will cast players in …

17 Times 'Pokémon Snap' Was Too Adorable For This World

Gaming<p>Find out what the hottest game news, new game releases.<p>Gaming<p>'Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery' launched with much excitement, and with some …

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD coming to consoles and PC

The PlayStation Vita exclusive Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation is getting a high-definition facelift. At its Digital Days event, publisher Ubisoft announced a new version of the game is headed to the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.<p>Originally released on the Vita in October 2012, Liberation is the …

Valiant Hearts: The Great War tells the story of human beings during wartime

Valiant Hearts tell the story of The Great War<p>Ubisoft Montpellier's <i>Valiant Hearts: The Great War</i> is a 2D puzzle adventure game that set during World War I, but it's not a war game, according to audio director Yoan Fanise. "It's a game about war," he told Polygon. "About humans during war."<p>The game …

Apotheon's ancient pottery adventure is a gift from the space Greeks

During the creation of <i>Apotheon</i>, a side-scrolling combat adventure game with an ancient Greek aesthetic, developer Alien Trap Games took an unusual path. What started out as a space shooter-platformer with a comic book style eventually evolved into something wildly different.<p>Alien Trap's latest …

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11Jun/18<p>If you’re a retailer reading this article, there’s a 50 percent chance that within the next 24 months you expect to gain the ability to send …

Ludum Dare entry Gods Will Be Watching turns to crowdfunding

Indie developer Deconstructeam is seeking funds via IndieGoGo for Gods Will Be Watching, a point-and-click game that began as a Ludum Dare entry.<p><i>Gods Will Be Watching</i> was created for Ludum Dare 26 as part of the game jam's "Minimalism" theme. With the help of crowdfunding, the developer hopes to …