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Great new indie bundle 9

The newest indie bundle 9 is out link and includes a really good selection with almost no crossover with previous bundles (no more Fieldrunners and Darwinia…)

The bundle is also the first time Fez has been available for Mac and Linux.


Gaming

New Vita

Sony continues its trend of releasing the solid expensive looking (and usually actually expensive) model of the console first then aggressively trimming bits off for a cheaper model later. The first PS3 model (the original “fat” model) is regarded as the best one you can have with its PS2 backwards compatibility and general solid build (though mine blew up).

The new Vita drops the amazing OLED screen but Sony have said LCD has progressed since the original and LCD will match the old (great) screen, we shall see. Other changes include a not very important memory increase (everybody puts a…


Gaming

Mysterious Cities of Gold - The Game

Three cheers for nostalgia, and also the French anime fans who have managed to get a game studio to create a game based on the much loved classic kids show The Mysterious Cities of Gold.

In an awesome display of making people put their money where their mouth is, the game is being created in French only to reward those that made it possible. Which is where the Kickstarter below comes in. If we want it to be dubbed and released outside of French speaking areas, then we have to help provide the funds to pay for localization.

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/438269196/mysterious-cities-of-gold-the-video-game


Gaming

Nintendo 2DS is real

The Nintendo 2DS is one of those news items you read and immediately assume is a joke, you start looking at the date for signs of April even though you know its nowhere near.

It is indeed real, a non-3D ugly (but unbreakable looking) version of the 3DS for less money.

Everybody I know with a 3DS (myself included) eventually turns off the 3D as it drains the battery and makes your eyes wonky when you look up to answer someone* so its not the worst idea they have had.

Eurogamer link

*Might just be me


Gaming

What happens when you destroy everything good

Take the original game, remove everything people remember and add a generic style and slightly easier gameplay and you get Flashback (2013). I would imagine allot of people would have got it if the style had kept to the original look slightly but that generic uncharted style main character just doesn’t fit.

Eurogamer Review

Binny’s thoughts

This is the first I have heard about a remake of the classic game Flashback, let along the original game being 20 years old. Holy crap I’m getting old, I had the original on the Atari ST. Flashback was/is a brutal game to…


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Batman: Arkham Origins will use Steam

Good news for haters of the dreaded Games for Windows Live that plagued the previous Batman games on PC.

Source: Eurogamer