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A door closes, a window opens.
In a post on reddit today (responding to an earlier post bemoaning the studio's less-is-more approach to communications), Telltale Games co-founder Kevin Bruner revealed that Episode 2 of The Wolf Among Us is due out on all platforms -- iOS,...

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Hypothesis: Beamdog's office is built on an Indian burial ground.
I spoke with Beamdog honcho Trent Oster today about why the remastered iPad edition of classic RPG Baldur's Gate II still hasn't materialised for sale on the App Store, despite having been submitted more than a...

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Saturday night's all right.
Kiwi game developer Jamie Churchman is working on a PC & iOS-bound game called The Cresting Rainbow, which he described on TIGSource as "a multiplayer turn based game involving fighting. In a bar. Using bottles. And chairs.

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Across the crowdfunding desert.
In our discussions about Playdek lately we've been noting that they seem to be pulling out all the stops over Unsung Story, their hugely ambitious collaboration with Final Fantasy Tactics creator Yasumi Matsuno to create a new multiplatform tactical RPG -- to...

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"If General McClellan does not want to use the Army, I would like to borrow it for a time."
Battlefields: Civil War, a re-titled and completely made-over iPad re-release of Civil War: The Battle Game, is getting close to release.

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There's something strange in the neighbourhood.
Jeff Vogel has nailed down an iPad release date for Avadon 2, the giant-scale isometric RPG sequel to the giant iPad and Android RPG Avadon: The Black Fortress.

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An RTS "in the tradition of games like Total War and Myth."
Pin Wang dropped me a note this morning about his new Beijing-based studio Substantial Games ("game devs who were sick of building social building sims and physics puzzlers," as Wang describes them) and their first...

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"Soyuz guys wanna go to the Moon?"
Nerds everywhere clutched their pocket protectors in disbelief when Buzz Aldrin's Space Program Manager was revealed last year. A sim game for PC & iPad that put you in charge of a 1960s spaceflight ministry tasked with putting a...

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Like a cloud his fingers explode
In the post where I named Device 6 our 2013 Puzzle Game of the Year runner-up, I bemoaned the difficulty of keeping genre labels affixed to the thing.

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It's like a gritty reboot of "The Sorcerer's Apprentice".
Zelda-like action RPG Across Age was a big hit on the App Store way back in 2010, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth and people still thought that smartwatches were a pretty neat idea.Last September, German publishers FDG...

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