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Skrillex Quest drops glitch Zelda in your browser

Skrillex Quest drops glitch Zelda in your browser
American dubstep artist Skrillex has put his name and music to a webgame produced by New York indie developer Jason Oda.

Hookshot Inc. takes a look.

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Clockwork Racers – multiscreen Micro Machines action

Clockwork Racers – multiscreen Micro Machines action
Oh man, I've been meaning to write about Clockwork racers ever since I saw it at the ExPlay Conference in Bath. It's a really beautiful top-down racer, in the style of Codemasters classic Micro Machines - except you're driving teeny-weeny clockwork robots rather than teeny weeny toy cars.

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Bringing LA closer to home with LA Game Space

Bringing LA closer to home with LA Game Space
Hoookshot Inc. has a soft spot for Los Angeles.

But that's not the only reason we're throwing our support behind the LA Game Space, an initiative that could benefit players around the world and not just in Hollywood.

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Groove Coaster Zero – trance action on iOS

Groove Coaster Zero - trance action on iOS
The original Groove Coaster is one of Hookshot Inc.'s Must Play titles for iOS, a simple but expressive music game in which you tap your finger in time with the soundtrack and on-screen indicators.

We take a look at the new free-to-play sequel.

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Alt-Minds is… something… erm… don’t say transmedia!

Alt-Minds is... something... erm... don't say transmedia!
I'm not sure I can tell you what Alt-Minds is, but I can tell you it looks like something that might happen in the future somehow.

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Spin the Bottle: illicit touching on Wii-U

Spin the Bottle: illicit touching on Wii-U
The rise of the game hardware-driven parlour game continues apace with Spin the Bottle, an 8-player Wii-U party game that follows in the slipstream of indie party favourites Johann Sebastian Joust and B.U.T.T.O.N.

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Wave Trip – the Bad Hotel guys are back

Wave Trip – the Bad Hotel guys are back

The musical makers of our favourite audio-obsessed tower defence game are back with another super stylish sound toy, this time in the form of a daring adventure with a level editor!

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Stealth Bastard Deluxe: Biddle on fixing Metal Gear Solid

Stealth Bastard Deluxe: Biddle on fixing Metal Gear Solid
Following Stealth Bastard's gigantic success as a free downloadable PC game, creator Jonathan Biddle is releasing a fleshed-out version for Steam.

We caught up with him to find out more.

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The week’s picks: Hungry Giraffe and Verticus’ fallen hero

The week’s picks: Hungry Giraffe and Verticus’ fallen hero
Hello, brave occupiers of Hookshot Heights. I’m just chiming in to flag up two iOS releases that might tweak your interests this week.

I’m sure you’ll be too busy bathing in the goopy red glow of Call of Duty headshots to notice – but what about that galling minute between bouts of Team Deathmatch? Or when you’re performing your ablutions?

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The Hookshot bundle watch

The Hookshot bundle watch
Another selection of indie bundle deals and news stories from around the bundling world. This week: Sportsfriends, Harvest and Humble Bundle Android!

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Galaxy Ball – Crossfire for the 21st Century

Galaxy Ball – Crossfire for the 21st Century

If you read that headline and thought, "Crossfire? What the heck is Crossfire? Is it on iOS?", you are too young for that cultural reference. But don't let that stop you from discovering more about this futuristic single-screen multiplayer competitive ball blasting sports sim!

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Elite: Dangerous – Braben launches Kickstarter for sequel

Elite: Dangerous - Braben launches Kickstarter for sequel
It's a good morning when you wake to find David Braben has launched a Kickstarter for a multiplayer sequel to his seminal 1984 space-trading computer game, Elite.

Why does this matter? We'll trade you a click for a story. In space.

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