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Just a touch of grey.
I see that Michael Peiffert has borrowed a tie-died skeletal astronaut from the Grateful Dead Space Agency to announce Out There: Omega Edition, an expanded re-mastered edition of the space exploration adventure that I loved so much earlier this year.

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Killer fish, indeed.
Long-time readers may recall my affair with Paul Sincock's labour of love WWII naval combat game Pacific Fleet, which I named one of the six most under-rated games of 2013. Despite pouring years into development and a further year post-launch into refining the game, Sincock apparently...

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Go your own way.
Toronto-based devs Creoterra have been in touch about Empyrios, which is not the official breakfast cereal of Space Emperor Xerxes XIV (may his tentacles grow forever longer) but rather a turn-based tactical RPG with a lovely art style.

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It's dark and hell is hot.
You might recall Liege, one of the Kickstarters that rode in at the tail end of the 2012/2013 mania for crowdfunding.Liege typifies what Kickstarter is for: a pitch that any traditional publisher would have emphatically said no to, being a lavishly (read:...

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Not a hospital admissions simulator.
About three or four years ago, back when people were planking and reading The Hunger Games, there was a momentary vogue for real-world MMO games that took advantage of your phone's location-tracking abilities to make cities into game boards.

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Tony Tony Tony has done it again.
I've just returned to my writing grotto atop windy Mount Hexmap after four days' holiday in Marrakech where I ate my body weight in tajines and got beard-grooming tips from a place where beards have been fashionable since the Second Punic War.

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Drugs are bad, mmkay?
Back when I was in college, I apparently spent way too much time drunk and trying to get laid. [emphasis on trying -ed.] As a case in point, let's look at new developer Bedtime Digital who created Back to Bed as a...

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Apparently the Japanese AA guns were operated by Imperial Stormtroopers.
Back on May 13, we announced that Battle Fleet 2 would be arriving "within two months". Well, turns out Battle Fleet 2 will actually release on July 17, four days past that prediction.

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Smug little guy, isn't he?
If you have played the game 1000000, and you really should, you know not to expect "normal" from designer Luca Redwood. In 1000000 he took 3 different genres (endless runner, match-3, and rpg) and meshed them into one of the best...

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I have no idea what's going on here, but I really want to learn... [Image by Jonan Jello]
Victory Point Games has had  some success on iOS with games like Zulus on the Ramparts and Levee En Masse, but earlier this year told Owen they were shutting...

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