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TA PAX East Roundup - Part Two

Day two of PAX East had us more indie-focused as we trekked down to the indie megabooth. One of the notable things about PAX is that every year has seen growth in the number of independent games that take up space on the showfloor. With developers and publishers from around the world gathered to sho

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TA PAX East Roundup - Part One

For many, many years, if gamers wanted to get to a convention that covered gaming, they would have to be a member of a media outlet to gain access to E3. Thankfully for the majority of gamers who don't have that designation, the folks at Penny Arcade saw it fit to launch the Penny Arcade Expo, or PA

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ALIEN Invades Pinball FX 2

It's been a couple of months, and you've probably had your fill of the Star Wars tables for Zen Studios' Pinball FX2, so you'll be happy to know that a new DLC pack for the game has been revealed. Bringing along with it three new tables, the upcoming "Aliens vs. Pinball" expansion honors t

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Gear Gauntlet Release Date and Price Revealed

Often, when an achievement list is scanned to the site, we know that the release is coming fairly shortly, and such is the case for Drop Dead Interactive's Gear Gauntlet. In the game, there is no world to save or greater goal - the player's only task is to survive. This sounds easy, but it's unsurpr

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Soda Drinker Pro Gets a Release Date

Nearly two years to the day since it was initially revealed, Will Brierly's Kinect-enabled, thirst-quenching simulator, Soda Drinker Pro, finally has a set release date. We know many of you are excited and can't wait to know when you can begin downing carbonated beverages as if it were your job, but

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Enter the Wasteland Workshop in New Fallout 4 DLC

With the release of Fallout 4's first DLC, Automatron, already behind us (and our own review of it published for your perusal), Bethesda has revealed details about the upcoming second DLC expansion, Wasteland Workshop. In "Wasteland Workshop", players will be able to design cages and then set them a

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Planar Conquest Introduces Itself

Wastelands Interactive took the commentary about their Worlds of Magic seriously and are aiming to improve on that model with their newest project, Planar Conquest. The developers consider the game a 4X project, meaning players will get to "eXplore, eXpand, eXploit, and eXterminate" as they learn th

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Riptide GP Renegade Takes the City By Night and Day

If you're a fan of wave racing, Vector Unit's announcement that they would be developing their racer, Riptide GP: Renegade, from the ground up for modern consoles was undoubtedly an exciting one. Today's update on the game brings three brief trailers showing off three of the game's levels.

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Glitchrunners Shows Off Some Screens and a New Trailer

During E3, Torque Studios revealed that their unique action title, Glitchrunners, would be coming to consoles. In the game, players can take the role either one of the four available Glitchrunners or the Architect, who is responsible for bending the world to their whim in order to stop the Glitchrun

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Kingdom Come Delivers Another Pair of Videos

The vids just keep on coming for Warhorse Studios' Kingdom Come: Deliverance. Looking to deliver even more information than we received with the relatively brief beta trailer, we now have a video showcasing over one hour of livestreamed beta footage. link hidden</sp

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Daydreamer: Awakened Edition Coming to Consoles

Indie developer, Roland Studios, revealed today that its 2D platformer/shoot-em-up, Daydreamer, will be arriving on Xbox One in the form of Daydreamer: Awakened Edition. The Awakened Edition of the game aims to improve on the original PC release and includes "major gameplay updates and numerous refi

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Heart&Slash Coming to Xbox One

BadLand Indie is hard at work publishing some of the most intriguing upcoming indie titles on the Xbox One, and this reveal is no different. The publisher has confirmed that it will be working with aheartfulofgames to bring their roguelike robot love story, Heart&Slash, to consoles. In Hear

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Stickbold! Release Date Set

Dodgeball probably ranks among the upper pantheon of schoolyard games people play, so it was understandably exciting when Game Swing and Curve Digital revealed that they would be bringing the action-packed dodgeball title, Stikbold! A Dodgeball Adventure, to consoles. Its been six weeks since we rec

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MXGP2 Coming to North America

Although we've been able to bring plenty of coverage of Milestone's MXGP2 - The Official Motocross Videogame to all of you, one thing that had remained unclear was whether the game would receive a release outside of European Markets. Now we can confirm that, thanks to a publishing agreement with Squ

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Ori Definitive Edition Detailed

A year ago tomorrow, Ori and the Blind Forest made its debut on Xbox One and became an instant hit with both fans and critics alike. With the one year anniversary approaching, Moon Studios has laid down some details about the very-soon-to-be released Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition.<br/

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Carmageddon: Max Damage Dated and Detailed

Though the series has quite a history, don't panic if you haven't heard of Carmageddon before. The first game in the vehicular combat series was launched in 1997 on PC and the last console release was in 2000. There has been a mobile version of the game more recently, but that still may not cause th

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New Buildanauts Trailers Lays Down Some Foundations

Among the multitude of ID@Xbox trailers shown at 2015's E3 was a trailer for Touchlit Games' city-building sim, Buildanauts. In the game, you'll get to plan, build, and manage a city of your own creation. Now, a new trailer shows us a little more about making the townspeople, known as Buildanites, h

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Demon's Crystals Announced

BadLand Indie and Byte4Games have revealed that their twin stick shooter, Demon's Crystals, is currently in development. The game will feature both a single player survival mode as well as co-op and a variety of competitive game modes. Among the competitive game modes are Survival, Deathmatch, Versu

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Kingdom Come Delivers Some Beta Footage

With Beta access now available to those who backed the successful Kickstarter for Kingdom Come: Deliverance, it's time to deviate from the typical Update videos and take a look at the trailer for Beta access. link hidden Kingdom Come: Deliverance is

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Mirror's Edge Catalyst Showcases Movement and Combat

The designers at DICE, the team behind the upcoming Mirror's Edge Catalyst, seem eager to prove that three month delay on the title is being well spent on additional development by showing off two new videos featuring the game's movement and combat. Those who have played Mirror's Edge will

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New EA Sports UFC 2 Screens Released

Sure, the UFC landscape has changed quite a bit since Conor McGregor won the right to join Ronda Rousey on the upcoming EA SPORTS UFC 2's cover, but that doesn't mean those athletes are any less featured. After all, a loss makes these individuals seem human, and certainly gets people to pay attentio

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Just Cause 3 DLC Detailed and Dated

A couple weeks ago, Ubisoft shared details about the upcoming "SKY FORTRESS" DLC for Just Cause 3. In "SKY FORTRESS" Rico Rodriguez will use a brand new 'Bavarium Wingsuit', which is outfitted with shoulder mounted machine guns and auto-targeting missiles, as well as "his new ‘Eviction’ personal def

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Jotun: Valhalla Edition Announced For Xbox One

Thunder Lotus Games has just announced that their Steam title, Jotun, will be heading to Xbox One in the form of Jotun: Valhalla Edition. Jotun pulls on Norse mythology to set the stage for the action in the game, which uses a hand-drawn presentation. The action-adventure title stars Thora,

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Bloodstained: RotN Discusses Shaders

It probably goes without saying, but game development is hard. It's a labor intensive process filled with trial and error before a final product is released and, even then, it often seems that the game developer in question just didn't do the job all the way. One of the advantages of a game

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New Crazy Pixel Streaker Trailer Released

Crazy Pixel Streaker is the game that tasks players to take on the role of, well, a crazy pixel streaker as he attempts to steal various sporting trophies. It is certainly one of the more instantly recognizable games currently in development. With the game recently hitting Early Access on Steam, a n

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New Coffin Dodgers Trailer and Screens Released

When Coffin Dodgers first came to our attention in October, it's safe to say we were intrigued by the concept of driving a tricked-out motor scooter in an attempt to escape the Grim Reaper. link hidden link hidden <span

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Dungeon of the Endless Release Date Revealed

Unlike many ID@Xbox titles that have a fairly short trip from reveal to release, Amplitude Studios' Dungeon of the Endless has been pinging around on our radar since August of 2014. Since then, we've seen screens and a healthy selection of videos (including over six hours of gameplay), but we still

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Prison Architect Heats Up

Back in January, we learned that Introversion Software's simulation title, Prison Architect, would be making the jump from PCs to consoles. The game puts the player in the role of a warden who has to not only keep inmates in line, but also has to make sure buildings are crafted, food is available, a

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Project Cars: GotY Edition Announced

We already know that Project Cars 2 is on the horizon, but that doesn't mean that Slightly Mad Studios has left Project CARS behind. In fact, the studio has just announced that Project CARS will be receiving the Game of the Year treatment. Along with the base game, those who purchase the Go

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Dying Light Update Brings Four New Maps

Techland has revealed that four new maps will be coming to Dying Light: The Following - Enhanced Edition via a content update. These maps include the following: · Under the City - a choice-based horror story · Climb Down - arcade-style parkour experience ·

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Livelock Trailer and Screens Introduce Us to Vanguard

Just at the end of January, Tuque games revealed that their top down, co-op shooter would be coming to Xbox One. At that time, we learned generally about the struggle between the "Capital Intellect" - humans whose consciousness has been uploaded into robotic bodies - and "Clusters", the corrupted ma

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New Baila Latino Trailer Tangos Into Our Day

When last we heard about Oxygene Media's Baila Latino, we learned not only that it would contain twenty songs, but that it would also contain several multiplayer modes in addition to single player gameplay. After nearly seven months with no new material, a trailer has just surfaced for the

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A Pair of Lumo Screens Released

When Lumo was announced back in September, Rising Star Games and Triple Eh? Ltd boldly proclaimed their work the "first great game of 2016". While we haven't had enough of a look at the action-adventure title that pays homage to 80s British game development to draw that conclusion as yet, a couple n

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The Flame in the Flood Dated

One of the many ID@Xbox titles featured during GDC and E3 was The Molasses Flood's upcoming rogue-lite, The Flame in the Flood. Set in a post-societal America, players will have to forage and outwit local wildlife as they attempt to make their way downriver. To that end, a new trailer has been rele

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Rainbow Six Siege Patch 2.1 Detailed

Ubisoft delivered a very lengthy post on their forums detailing the many tweaks an enhancements that are coming to Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege via the upcoming Patch 2.1. Rather than try to summar

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Battlefield Hardline Betrayal DLC Detailed

EA has released details for the upcoming expansion to their Battlefield Hardline, "Betrayal". New maps, guns, and other items await those who grab the DLC once it's released. http://www.trueachieveme

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PvZ Garden Warfare 2 Shows Off Its Maps

Shortly after Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare 2 was announced at E3 last year, a trailer was brought to our attention that confirmed that not only would the game feature 24 player multiplayer, but

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Another Legend Enters the EA SPORTS UFC 2 Octagon

One of the many fun things about games is their ability to allow us to play out fantasy scenarios. Of course, this thinking is just as applicable in RPGs as it is in other genres, such as sporting, w

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More Dex Details Surface

During Madrid Games week back in October, BadLand Indie revealed that they would be bringing Dreadlocks Ltd's Dex to consoles. As a refresher, Dex follows an AI of the same name on her quest to reach

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Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo Shows Off Another Trailer

With the weeks winding down before the release of Sébastien Loeb Rally Evo, yet another new trailer has been released. In it, we get another look at the gameplay for the upcoming racer. https://www.y

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