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Posts tagged "steam"

Hero Academy – it’s a lab as much as a battlefield

Hero Academy - it's a lab as much as a battlefield
Chris is terrible at Hero Academy. Seriously. It's embarrassing.

He is slowly getting better, though - largely because the tutorial has finally taught him something really obvious...

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The Hookshot indie bundle bundle

The Hookshot indie bundle bundle
A quick round-up of three current indie bundles that deserve your attention and maybe – MAYBE – even your hard earned pennies

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Every exit is an entrance: you must play Thirty Flights of Loving

Every exit is an entrance: you must play Thirty Flights of Loving
Thirty Flights of Loving is a short game that deserves a very long post. A long post would ruin all the pleasures of discovery, however, so it's going to have to wait.

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Primal Carnage. Sounds like an erotic thriller starring Sharon Stone. Isn’t.

Primal Carnage. Sounds like an erotic thriller starring Sharon Stone. Isn't.
Fancy some asynchronous multiplayer fun on an island inhabited only by terrifying dinosaurs? Come this way my mercenary friend, I have just the soon-to-be-release-on-steam-and-using-the-unreal-engine game for you!

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Thoughts on Steam Greenlight

Thoughts on Steam Greenlight
Revealed by Valve during a session Hookshot Inc attended at this year's Develop conference in Brighton, Steam Greenlight is pulling the Steam selection process in front of the curtain.

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Worms Revolution: cigarettes and alcohol

Worms Revolution: cigarettes and alcohol

Worms Revolution promisesa re-boot of the classic battle strategy we know and love. It is back to basics stuff, but with a whole host of new additions including dynamic water and exploding physics objects!

Plus, Team 17 will be at E3 to reveal more.

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The Adventures of Shuggy is headed to Steam

The Adventures of Shuggy is headed to Steam
Here's a chance to right some wrongs, perhaps. The Adventures of Shuggy took an age to make, and is a fascinating and rather clever platformer with a cute, Addams' Family vibe. It came out on XBLA a while back to decent reviews but few sales, and that's a shame. Now it's headed to Steam.

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Steam offers From Holland with Love pack

Steam offers From Holland with Love pack
Hands up if you love Holland. Well, that didn't work. Turns out I can't see any of you. I had my hand up though - it makes putting in the apostrophes a lot harder - and I think Valve had its hand up too. Over on Steam, the Midweek Madness sale is offering a From Holland with Love pack - and you should probably go get it.

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Hack, Slash, Loot: Fun!

Hack, Slash, Loot: Fun!
Hack, Slash, Loot, is a newish Roguelike that's just turned up on Steam for PC and Mac. It's a pretty streamlined affair, but there's plenty to get stuck into, and with a 40% discount currently in place, you should probably check it out.

Video after the jump!

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Hot Shot: Critical Mass

Hot Shot: Critical Mass
Finally, a game with the guts to ask: what would happen if Rubik's Cubes floated around in space and blew up when you started adding new blocks to them? Critical Mass is an interesting spin - ha! - on the old Match Three routine, and it's out right now for PC and Mac.

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Hot Shot: Beat Hazard Ultra

Hot Shot: Beat Hazard Ultra
Beat Hazard, a twin stick shooter available on Steam, the Xbox Indie Game Channel, Android and iOS creates waves of space enemies directed from the waveform of a song in your music collection.

Following an upgrade to 'Ultra' the game has attracted a wide following. Parkin takes a look.

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Hot Shot: 1000 Amps

Hot Shot: 1000 Amps
1000 Amps is a beautiful piece of game design. Brandon Brizzi’s latest is a wonderful puzzle platformer that feels like, oh, let’s say Metroid blended into Chip’s Challenge with just the tiniest slice of Minesweeper on top.

Interested?

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