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It's just an anonymous room. There's nothing in the drawers. But you look anyway.
Fireproof Games announced yesterday that 3D puzzler sequel The Room 2 will be arriving for iPad three weeks hence, on 12 December.

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After you back it up and stopthen drop, drop, drop, drop it like it's hot
Industrial Toys aren't the only Bungie refugees doing interesting things out on their own. Austin's Certain Affinity have carved out a niche for themselves as specialist level designers and code doctors for...

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The first screenshot of FTL for iPad.
FTL is a PC starship management sim crossed with a roguelike RPG that became a certifiable phenomenon when it was released last year: a bona fide sales hit that hoovered up positive reviews and awards, built a ferocious fan...

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That crazy witchcraft.
We knew that Harebrained Schemes were working on a major expansion for their fantasy/sci-fi RPG Shadowrun Returns, but today they've given us a name and a release date for the first time.

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"The ghost noticed Tito" made me laugh unaccountably hard this morning.
I completely missed clean-lined iOS dungeon-crawler Dungeonism when it came out back in September, but it came recommended to me the other day by no one less than Stone Age producer John Meindersee.

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"Wait a minute -- you guys said we'd all wear red shirts."
I know we've been burned before by games that promised open-world exploration in a sci-fi universe, but those disappointments don't make our desire for a proper Star Trek-style sandbox game any less fervent.

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Remember Alyssa: one finger to shoot, two fingers to shield.
I have been curious about California-based developers Industrial Toys since they first decloaked late last year. A studio stocked with personnel from Halo makers Bungie, Industrial Toys started with a premise we all knew to be...

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The Shadow Sun will come out tomorrow.**Probably not tomorrow.
Canadian devs Ossian Studios have been working on 3D fantasy RPG Shadow Sun for iOS since 2010 -- back when playing an Elder Scrolls-style game on your iPhone was a pipe dream.

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Truth be told, I ran out of reasonably clever farming puns for captions during the run-up to Agricola's release.
When I posted the trailer for Farming Simulator 14 last week I had no idea that the game's release was imminent -- it's out right this second...

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A new nation will rise (?)
The auction to sell off the remaining assets of the game studio that retired baseball superstar Curt Schilling ran into the ground last year has been scheduled for 11 December -- and the asset brokers running the auction have discovered something interesting.

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