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Indie developer Vlambeer plans art book to celebrate six years making games

Dutch outfit Vlambeer is one of the leading lights of independent game development. Founded in 2010, the little company has created hits like Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing, Luftrausers and N...

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2014 in review: The year's must-play handheld games

At age 25, I'm starting to feel a little old. It's not because I'm already a couple years into my career with college memories fading fast, or that weddings and baby showers are events I...

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These are November's free PlayStation Plus games, plus a few for December and January

November is an indie-focused month for PlayStation Plus, with Vlambeer's Luftrausers, Nicalis and Edmund McMillen's The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth and Image & Form's SteamWorld Dig leading the list...

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E3 2014's Into the Pixels art exhibit lineup announced

The 2014 Into the Pixels exhibit honoring the work of video game artists — now in its 11th year — will debut at this year's E3 with artwork inspired by new and upcoming titles including the next...

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Vlambeer responds to concerns Luftrausers is about playing Nazi pilots

Vlambeer today addressed concerns that Luftrausers, its 2D dogfighting game, implies that players are controlling Nazi pilots and aircraft. "From our perspective, we do not cast our player as a...

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A warning about contracts from the sidelines of the most expensive game jam in history

Yesterday, the game developers community talked about GAME_JAM, a failed reality TV show about game jams. It fell apart for a variety of reasons, all better explained by the links in this article....

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Indie Megabooth's PAX East line-up includes Aztez, Hotline Miami 2 and more

Organizers of the Indie Megabooth showcase announced the PAX East line-up today, which includes titles like Aztez, Hotline Miami 2, Galak-Z, Jazzpunk, Luftrausers and more. More than 50 games will...

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Luftrausers review: vintage bomber

You'd be forgiven for feeling a bit of retro-fatigue looking at developer Vlambeer's latest game, Luftrausers. With a color palette straight from the Game Boy Color and rumbly...

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Vlambeer's Luftrausers became profitable in three days

Luftrausers, the latest game from Dutch indie studio Vlambeer, is already profitable just three days after its release, the company said today on Twitter. "Luftrausers just became profitable,"...

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Watch Vlambeer demo Nuclear Throne, direct from GDC

I look forward to talking with the folks at Vlambeer. Today, co-founders Rami Ismail and Jan Willem Nijman stopped by to demo their latest game, Nuclear Throne. "Latest" being a funny word to use,...