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Thousands sign up for Street Fighter, Marvel vs. Capcom, Super Smash Bros. at Evo 2014

The Evo 2014 fighting game tournament will host thousands of competitive fighters, nearly 2,000 of whom will be playing developer Capcom's Ultra Street Fighter 4, Evo's Joey Cuellar revealed on...

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Evo 2014 Indie Showcase to host Nidhogg, TowerFall and more

For the third year running, the Evo fighting game tournament will offer a selection of games from independent developers in its Indie Showcase. The 2014 Showcase's games include the following: ...

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Get Nidhogg on PC and Mac for 33 percent off this week

Fencing game Nidhogg is on sale this week, with the Windows PC and just-launched Mac versions of the game getting a 33 percent discount on Steam. Until May 26, the game is available for $10.04....

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Spelunky, Nidhogg, Escape Goat 2 and more indies coming to PlayStation 4

Sony will welcome several new games to the PlayStation 4 this summer, including Drifter, Escape Goat 2, Nidhogg, Spelunky and Skulls of the Shogun, according to several posts on the PlayStation...

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Why you don't want an online mode in TowerFall

Along with the incoming wave of indie multiplayer games like TowerFall, Nidhogg and Samurai Gunn, there comes an undercurrent of disgruntlement. In the comments at the bottom of every review of T...

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Bring games, make friends: playing your part in the local multiplayer revolution

“This game needs online play, I don’t have friends who like to play games in person,” they say in the comments. There is a new resurgence of local multiplayer games hitting the market, including...

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Nidhogg headlines eSports lineup at IndieCade East 2014

Nidhogg, the multiplayer fencing game from Messhof, is one of seven indie titles to be featured in the eSports Showcase at IndieCade East 2014, the event's organizers announced today. Instead of...

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Why Nidhogg took almost four years to release

The release of side-scrolling, fast-paced sword fighting game Nidhogg took "awhile to get everything working the way I've imagined" — or almost four years, indie dev Mark Essen told IndieGames. T...

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Nidhogg review: riding the snake

They say the journey is more important than destination. Such is the case with Nidhogg. It should be noted that the destination is the gut of a large sky-worm. Fighting games usually...

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Why Nidhogg's creator chased 'the slow game'

The fighting in Nidhogg, developer Mark Essen's recently released fencing game, is designed around what he called "the slow game" in an interview with Venus Patrol. First shown years ago, Essen...