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Codename Cygnus, the interactive radio drama for iOS that was successfully Kickstarted just a few weeks ago, is already out: the free download lets you play a short prologue, after which individual episodes can be purchased within the app for $2 (or all five episodes for $8).

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Ground Pounders -- a sci-fi Panzer General with cross-platform multiplayer -- is normally a game I'd Kickstart without a second thought. Here's the thing: developer Kerberos has burned me before -- but then they (mostly) won me back.

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Look at this remarkable thing: Whalenought Studios' trailer for their forthcoming iOS & Android action RPG Isle of Bxnes -- that's pronounced "bones", by the way. This is a game about neolithic people -- you need to moderate your expectations for their ability to spell.

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Gun Media's iOS squad tactical game Breach & Clear is getting new content in an update going live next week. Next Thursday the game will add missions set in Freiburg, Germany where the action will move outdoors for the first time.

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When I talked to them in March about the then in-development Warhammer Quest, Rodeo Games promised that the dungeon crawler would have its longevity boosted through regular infusions of DLC. Now four months on from the release of the core game for iOS, the first post-launch expansion is coming.

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Michael Brough, the Henry Darger of game development, has a new opus for us: it's a glitch-chic "cyberpunk roguelike" called 868-HACK. Our own Nowak has been playing a preview copy of it and I don't want to spoil his review (which will go up first thing tomorrow) but he really...

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We grouse a lot about free-to-play games around here, but it's not like we're a tiny monastery of cranky outliers. Look at this chap who wrote an impassioned cri de coeur in defense of the freemium model for Kotaku yesterday -- he felt obliged to call it "I Am Not...

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The Room, the immersive 3D puzzler that was Apple's Official 2012 game of the year (and which I recommended to you, belatedly, back in February) has been updated with an Epilogue, adding a number of new puzzles in a free update.

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Once due out in summer of last year, then November 2012, and then a generally open-ended "when it's done", M.U.L.E. Returns has developed an almost Star Command-esque contempt for release dates. So let's not presume that this extended gameplay trailer of the iOS & Android remake of Dani Bunten's classic...

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Just because you love something the way it is doesn't mean that you can't improve it a little. Just ask my fiancée. The contest we announced last week is still going and we're taking submissions until 11:59 pm EDT on Friday, so there is yet time to add your own...

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