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2015 BAFTA Games Awards nominations topped by Alien: Isolation, Monument Valley

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) revealed its list of nominees for this year's British Academy Games Awards today, with Alien: Isolation, Far Cry 4 and Monument Valley...

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Destiny takes on Far Cry, Hearthstone, Dragon Age, Middle-earth for DICE game of the year

The 18th annual Design, Innovate, Communicate, Entertain awards pits some heavy hitters against one another for game of the year. This year's peer-based awards show has Destiny, Dragon Age:...

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Best of the rest of 2014: Threes! is one of the best, and most painful, games of the year

Every year, the Polygon staff chooses 10 excellent games to award our Game of the Year honors, but that means some games we love don't quite make the cut. This year we've decided to run a series of...

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2014 in review: The year's best mobile games

The mobile gaming era has come a long way. Where mobile games once felt like silly, simple ways to pass the time, it's becoming harder and harder to keep ourselves away from playing on our phones. ...

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Apple names Threes!, Monument Valley games of the year

Apple this morning released its Best of 2014 list on iTunes, naming Threes! the iPhone game of the year and Monument Valley the iPad game of the year. "Thank you to Apple for this tremendous...

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Threes! and Limbo launching Dec. 5 on Xbox One

Two beloved indie games are coming to Xbox One this Friday: Sirvo's addictive puzzle game Threes! and Playdead's macabre adventure Limbo will both be released Dec. 5, Microsoft announced yesterday. ...

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Threes dev wants to make strategy games less sadomasochistic

Close Castles, the next game from Threes! creator Asher Vollmer, will attempt to fix the problems of real-time strategy games when it launches in 2015, the developer wrote on the PlayStation Blog. ...

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Here are the nominees for The Game Awards 2014

The Game Awards 2014 creator Geoff Keighley announced the nominees for the awards yesterday, and there's an eclectic mix of titles up for the top honor: Bayonetta 2, Dark Souls 2, Dragon Age:...

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Eliss Infinity, Threes!, Duet and more kick off Humble Mobile Bundle 6

The latest Humble Mobile Bundle is a pay-what-you-want package offering acclaimed mobile games such as Little Eyes' Eliss Infinity, Sirvo's Threes! and Kumobius' Duet, the Humble Bundle...

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Threes! headed to Xbox One

Hit mobile puzzle game Threes! is coming to the Xbox One at some point in the future. In an interview on the green carpet before the official start of its E3 press conference, Microsoft's Major...