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Papers, Please wins big at the 16th annual Independent Games Festival awards

Papers, Please, a game that has players taking on the role of an immigration inspector in the Kafkaesque communist state of Arstotzka, took home nearly half of the Independent Games Festival Awards...

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Risk of Rain is headed to PlayStation Vita

Hopoo Games' pixelated shooter Risk of Rain is headed to PlayStation Vita, the developer confirmed to Polygon today. Hopoo has been working with Shahid Ahmad, senior business development manager...

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Risk of Rain review: rising tide

Risk of Rain is the ideal roguelike. This less-and-less-obscure genre is known for incredible difficulty and the constant pain of restarting from the beginning after a single death. It sounds...

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IGF 2014 breaks participation record with more than 1,000 indie entries

The Independent Games Festival, an annual indie competition held during the Game Developers Conference, received more than 1,000 entries — a record number of both student and main submissions,...

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Steam Greenlight's latest batch includes 100 games

The latest round of games to find approval through Steam Greenlight features 100 titles, including Escape Goat, Mutant Mudds and Precursor Games' Shadow of the Eternals, Valve announced today. In...

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Risk of Rain hands-on: Retro agoraphobia

Every level in Risk of Rain feels enormous. Hopoo Games' roguelike shooter/platformer drops players into a gigantic and hostile world. There's a screen hundreds — maybe even thousands — of pixels...

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