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“Pirate Bay Bundle” shares 101 little-known indie games via BitTorrent | Ars Technica

Free collection being distributed on site better known for pirated content.<p>Since The Humble Bundle launched in 2010 to almost immediate success, the …

Experimental horror game Vanished uses only audio

Pixel Heart Studios' audio-only horror game, <i>Vanished,</i> is available for free until Oct. 1 for iOS devices.<p><i>Vanished</i> is set in a world "without light, with no memories of how you got there and no clues on why everything has disappeared." The game uses the iPhone's internal compass and accelerometer to …

Day Zero: How the Oculus Rift dev community is collaborating to change the world

The software development environment for the Oculus Rift is the Wild West, and Teddy Lipowitz is as clever a prospector as they come.<p>Maybe that analogy is a bit off; the violence and competitiveness that characterized the 19th century gold rush doesn't exist among Oculus Rift game developers. …

Ouya's developer promotion hits a snag as Sherlock Holmes game loses funding

Last week, the developers of two Kickstarter games for Ouya were accused of crowdfunding fraud, as a small number of first-time backers came forward to pledge large amounts of money — allegedly in order to secure matching funds from Ouya, whose "Free The Games" program is offering $1 million in …

5 Amazing Looking Indie Video Games Coming To The PS4

<i>Feast your eyes.</i><p>I’ve written previously that the Xbox One has an early edge over the PS4 when it comes to video games. This doesn’t mean Microsoft has <i>more</i> games than Sony, or even necessarily <i>better</i> games.<p>Rather, Microsoft’s early game lineup has more potential blockbusters and system-sellers, …

A wire-suspended GLaDOS cosplayer turns fandom into performance art

We've seen some extraordinarily good, clever, and elaborate cosplay, but longtime designer Athena Cole (also known as Enayla) has taken Portal fan costumes to new heights. In the video below from <i>Invader Boom</i> at PAX 2013, Cole speaks from within a beautifully realized GLaDOS costume, its surface …

Kojima says MGSV characters will be "more erotic" to encourage cosplay

Some of the characters in upcoming open-world game Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain are being re-worked to be "more erotic" in an effort to encourage cosplay and promote figurine sales, according to series creator Hideo Kojima.<p>"I've been ordering [art director Yoji Shinkawa] to make the …

Heroki blends touch controls with a vibrant world

Picomy Games' action adventure title <i>Heroki</i> combines quick, easy to use touch controls with eye-catching visuals and charming characters, as demonstrated by our hands-on time with the game at PAX Prime 2013.<p><i>Heroki</i> features a visual style inspired by Japanese art, manga and games like <i>The Legend of</i> …

Tintypes from Afghanistan

Ed Drew discovered his passion for art while on a tour of duty with the U.S. Air Force at Yokota Air Base near Tokyo in 2001, inspired by Japanese …

New images, video leak of Sony's snap-on smartphone cameras

New images have emerged of Sony's snap-on smartphone lenses, the DSC-QX10 and DSC-QX100, which each pack an entire camera inside.<p><b>New images have</b> …

Amanda James: Fragile Chaos

Amanda James‘ title for the project featured today is <i>Fragile Chaos</i>–a title that might aptly describe life in general. Our lives filled with ruts and …

Interesting Photo of the Day: Baby Sea Turtle’s First Swim

South Florida photographer, Ben Hicks, can consider himself fortunate after having been present for the hatching of a nest of Loggerhead sea turtles …

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Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is multiplayer-only

<i>Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare</i>, the upcoming third-person shooter, won't have a single-player campaign, said developer PopCap Games in an interview with Shacknews.<p>Instead, the game supports four-player co-op and up to 24 players in competitive modes. Accordingly, <i>Garden Warfare</i> will be priced as …

PS4 to Support OCULUS RIFT? Or Make their Own? - Inside Gaming Daily

Grand Theft Auto V features voice-overs from real gang members

Rockstar Games has revealed that it was so eager to capture the genuine sounds of the streets for Grand Theft Auto V that it recruited real-life gang members to contribute voice-overs for the game. Game producer Lazlow Jones confirmed the news during an interview with Chicago radio station WGN (via …

Microsoft passed on Heavy Rain due to game's child kidnapping themes

Heavy Rain director and Quantic Dream studio co-founder David Cage has revealed that Microsoft turned down publishing the game on the platform, suggesting that "they didn't want the scandal" of being associated with a game with child abduction as a central theme.<p>The news came as part of Cage's …

From the red-heads to the wind, everything in Godus has a consequence

Godus lets you take your people through the ages<p>22Cans' upcoming god game, <i>Godus</i>, will allow players to guide their civilization from the primitive age through to the space age by inspiring their little people to advance and evolve on their own.<p>During a demo of an early build of the game, <i>Godus</i>' …

The Importance of Holistic Game Design

Discussing the need for harmony between mechanics and aesthetics.<p>Midyear, ‘06, Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston did the talk show rounds to peddle …

Yoshida: PS4 demo from Gamescom showed just a 'small portion' of UI

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida opened up the company's Gamescom 2013 press conference with an extended look at the PlayStation 4 user interface, a video capture of which is posted above — but it didn't show all of the console's capabilities.<p>The demo — which went over social …

Minecraft PC Sales at 12 Million; Franchise at 33 Million

Another day, another Minecraft milestone.<p>The phenomenon that is Minecraft shows no signs of slowing down if the latest sales figures are anything to …