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Where are all the video game moms?

So where are the heroic moms? Game development teams — very often led by middle aged men — are happy to churn out fictional models of brooding, paternal excellence. But they take a very...

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No Quarter dares you to look at games as sociological artifacts

A look at one of indie gaming's most fascinating nights of the year.

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Ouya slavery game Thralled now coming to multiple platforms

Thralled was first revealed back in 2013 and was soon picked up by Ouya as an exclusive for that fledgling console. The game is a sideways-scrolling platformer that takes on the theme of slavery....

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Thralled is a beautiful and heartbreaking game

When Thralled first made an appearance last year, it impressed with its desire to highlight a great evil in the world; slavery. This onetime student project, subsequently picked up by Ouya, is now...

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At E3, indie games are set to sparkle

E3 used to focus entirely on attention-seeking big budget AAA monstrosities. But these days it's also about those smaller games that sparkle in the firmament of publicity. With hardware...

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Thralled, the colonial-era Brazilian slave story, comes to Ouya this fall

Thralled, a side-scrolling "interactive experience" about a runaway slave, will launch exclusively on Ouya this fall, developers announced today. Thralled is set in 18th century Brazil and tells...