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28th July 2014

Casual Connect USA Announces Indie Prize Showcase Winners

Casual ConnectThe Casual Games Association, the host of Casual Connect USA, declared 13 winners of the Indie Prize Showcase during a special awards ceremony. This showcase was sponsored by Facebook, Everyplay, Unity, and SKYmobi, with award prizes donated by Unity, App Promo, Photon Realtime, deltaDNA, 5th Planet Games, Intel, polljoy, Splitforce, Plantronics, Marmalade and Everyplay. The Indie Prize Scholarship provides the opportunity for qualified indie development teams to showcase their games at Casual Connect, a conference for professional developers and publishers in the video game industry. Read the rest of this entry »

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24th July 2014

Five Sports In One Package: Wii Sports Club Launches In Stores On July 25

Nintendo CanadaIt’s a full count. One more out will win you the game. Standing on the pitcher’s mound, you study the batter and aim for the outside corner. You take a deep breath and unleash the baseball toward home plate. The ball curves just as you planned. Suddenly and unexpectedly, the bat cracks and the ball soars into the air. You thrust your arms in the air, poised to catch the fly ball. Catch it and the game is over. You win. The ball falls closer and closer to your outstretched hands … Read the rest of this entry »

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15th July 2014

Early Access Announced With New Trailer For The Long Dark

hinterlandIt has been revealed in a late night note from Hinterland Games that the team has derived so much useful feedback from The Long Dark‘s early Alpha playtesting, that they want to open up the Sandbox to a much wider audience, and to that end a decision was made to bring the Sandbox Alpha to Steam Early Access in September 2014. Along with this announcement came news of a redesign for the game’s official site and a link to the game’s newest trailer. Read the rest of this entry »

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3rd July 2014

The Secret World Celebrates Second Anniversary With Love And Loathing

funcomFuncom‘s The Secret World celebrates its second anniversary with a bang! The Guardians of Gaia event starts today, where massive Golems invade every game zone, and this year the players can take on an all new world boss in the city of Tokyo. Many hours of new content is also introduced with a new mission pack for the Tokyo game zone called Sidestories: Love & Loathing. Here players get to fight off the demonic invasion of Tokyo or try their hand at complex Origami in a deep Investigation Mission, among many other challenges. Read the rest of this entry »

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2nd July 2014

NotSoft Releases PondScum For Android

notsoftIt’s a Scum-Eat-Scum pond down here. NotSoft, an Oshawa-based independent game studio, has released its “frenetic eat-’em-up” game Pond Scum for Android phones and devices that puts players in control of a cannibalistic Scum Bubble attempting to become the dominant life form in a pond. Read the rest of this entry »

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26th June 2014

Air Hockey Meets Table Hockey In New iPad Game

megalodonVancouver studio Megalodon Interactive, founded in 2013 by Tyler Goodbrand and Matt Linsangan, has released its debut title on iTunes at the launch price of 99 cents USD (that’s a 50% discount). Across the Table – Hockey is a same-screen 2-player hockey game for iPad, combining air hockey and table hockey. Imagine playing table hockey, but with the added speed and freedom of air hockey. This is a completely new way to play the world’s coolest sport. Read the rest of this entry »

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25th June 2014

Incubator Games Releases Feeding Time

incubator gamesGet ready to sink your teeth into Feeding Time, a casual puzzle game available on iOS today from Toronto’s Incubator Games. Indulge your “tap”petite as Feeding Time challenges you to feed a host of multicoloured animals in frantic, fun levels full of matching food pieces. Simply tap an animal next to their correct foodtype and chain combos together to raise your score. Read the rest of this entry »

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20th June 2014

Supreme Ruler 1936 Updated And Part Of Steam’s Summer Sale

battlegoat studiosBattleGoat Studios is pleased to announce update 1.1 for Supreme Ruler 1936.  This new update features additional UI Elements, Updated Equipment List with new units, Update Tech Tree, Additional Historical Events and Campaign Improvements and, most notably, two new scenarios: Operation Sea Lion and Operation Compass.  Operation Sea Lion gives players the opportunity to attempt the fall 1940 invasion of England that Germany never managed, while Operation Compass is the British effort to push the Italians out of North Africa in the winter of 1940/41. Read the rest of this entry »

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19th June 2014

Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest Available Now On iOS

frima studioFrima Studio has announced that Nun Attack Origins: Yuki’s Silent Quest, the action-packed puzzler that teaches players the feared discipline of Nun-jutsu, is now available on the iTunes App Store. Previously published on Android, Yuki’s Silent Quest is now playable on all mobile devices! You can download the game today for $1.99 via iTunes. Read the rest of this entry »

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17th June 2014

Bot Colony Now On Steam Early Access

north sideBot Colony, the first game to use conversational English as the primary way to interact with characters, launches on Steam’s Early Access today together with a free browser-based mini-game, 20 Questions with Jimmy, playable now on the Bot Colony website. Montreal R&D company North Side Inc. is thrilled to premiere on Steam in Early Access with Bot Colony’s Season 1: Landfall. This package includes playable Alpha versions of the first two episodes, Intruder and Arrival, and the pre-order to Episode 3, Riot (entitling players to early access to the Riot Alpha, coming later this summer). Read the rest of this entry »

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