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Yo La Tengami.
We've got a promising bill of releases tonight but the real show-stopper is Tengami, an adventure rooted in Japanese folklore and styled like a pop-up book. It's been in the works for three years and there's a lot of evident meticulous attention to detail.

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Tongue depressed.
This might be news to younger readers, but there was a time when business sims were a big deal. Games like Capitalism, Theme Hospital, Detroit, and SimCity weren't just profitable, they were bona fide hits. They were phenomena.

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The mask is actually bonsai. Huge amount of work, very meticulous.
Though they made their bones with idyllic representations of provincial villages and educational exhibits for science museums, Norwegian developers Turbo Tape Games decided somewhere along the way that the most valuable lessons are that all...

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Icarus, eat your heart out.
I'm not kidding about the headline. I've got this nice preview of Michael Peiffert and FibreTigre's lost-in-space game sitting just a couple of paragraphs down from here, littered with screenshots and gameplay details. But you shouldn't read it.

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Brush War.
This is too cute. In-between bigger projects, Ravenmark devs Witching Hour Studios have been making Romans In My Carpet!, a new turn-based wargame based on the Ravenmark Mercenaries engine. Romans In My Carpet! reveals the struggle for life and death between organised militias of...

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Say map
Two reanimations of games from days gone by have appeared on the App Store: Cinemaware's mobster adventure The King of Chicago and the fantasy epic Doomdark's Revenge, games originally released in 1986 and '85, respectively.

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Approaching perihelion.
Hey, I'm just being straight with you in the headline. Subset Games have revealed a whole slew of new gameplay details about FTL: Advanced Edition, the iPad edition of (and free PC update to) their hit sci-fi starship management sim that they announced last...

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Hold this screenshot up in a mirror and you'll get an exclusive preview of Soviet Corps.
Venerable wargaming house Slitherine have greenlit and are actively working on an expansion to the already-enormous WWII wargame Panzer Corps.

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Just you and the records.
We first saw Jonathan Blow's followup to the universally-acclaimed Braid in motion almost exactly a year ago when the first trailer was released for The Witness. You could intuit a fair bit from that video (The Witness, it seemed, would be...

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How is that monocle staying in?
A new game showed up on Steam last week called Card City Nights that its creator describes as combining the puzzle gameplay from Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes with Tetra Master, the card game-within-a-game from Final Fantasy IX, plus adventure...

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