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If you have somehow remained unswayed by my seven months of yammering about Shifts and still do not possess the game, I can only sit in admiration of your fortitude. Perhaps you are a warlock of some kind. But your misguided intransigence ends today, friend.

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Chroma Squad, the super sentai send-up strategy game we first talked about a few weeks back is looking for a little help. Brazilian devs Behold Studios (the makers of Knights of Pen & Paper) have posted a Kickstarter pitch asking for $55,000 to get the game finished by December of...

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Pocket Planes makers NimbleBit have a refreshingly hip-hop approach to public relations. They don't have a PR agency. They don't really send around press alerts. In fact, they haven't "announced" in any traditional way that their followup to NimbleQuest will be the railroad sim Pocket Trains -- they just started...

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Part One of this preview of Slitherine's forthcoming iOS & Android games ran on Saturday.

Be all that you can be.. in the Imperial Guard.
Given the volume and variety of Slitherine's throughput, I am half-expecting their office to be a historical gaming wonderland.

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Tomas Rawlings has gotten so deep into serious games with his Game The News project that I've wondered lately if he planned to return to games like Call of Cthulhu: The Wasted Land. Let no one doubt the nobility of using games to raise awareness of the endless war on...

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The intellectual property fire sale that the bankrupt Atari announced earlier in the year was conducted last week in Manhattan. The gaming franchises that were sold to pay the company's creditors included Star Control, Total Annihilation, and Master of Orion -- but Roller Coaster Tycoon did not appear within the...

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On the rare days that it's sunny out in London, the English stampede out on the weekends to consume sunshine with the kind of animal ferocity you see in hungry dogs around unattended food. Lady Faraday and I spent most of the weekend in parks rammed full of pale Brits...

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JD and Iain McNeil are sipping tea on a Marks & Spencer cafe couch in Epsom while I sit across from them invading Poland. The iPad in my lap is running an honest-to-god development build of Panzer Corps for iOS, a mobile port of their hit WWII hex strategy PC...

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Here's an odd story for you: looking for cash to turn their Ludum Dare 72-hour game jam adventure into a fully-fledged release, Spanish developers Deconstructeam did what any self-respecting indie does in this post-publisher era of game development and turned to crowdfunding.

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When the impending return of classic sandbox sim Transport Tycoon was revealed on Monday, it was done with the teasing-est of teaser trailers, revealing nothing of the game itself. By drawing out the wait for screenshots of the game, Chris Sawyer and Co.

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