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Deals of the Day: August 29, 2014

Deals of the Day: August 29, 2014

Happy Friday! Labor Day weekend is upon us which means there’s a whole extra day to enjoy some of these excellent indie game deals! As always, let us know what you get up to and what you discover.

Indie Royale still has the Mixer 8 Bundle where you can get eight games including Doctor Who: The Adventure Games and Infinity Wars, for $2.99 (the current minimum).

Today’s Daily Indie Game is That…

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Towerfall Ascension is now on @playouya! Those who purchased Towerfall previously will get Ascension as a free update:

TowerFall Ascension, the update to OUYA’s couch-multiplayer launch title TowerFall, is now available on the indie console.

Deals of the Day: August 28, 2014

Transistor, Contagion, Strike Suit Zero, and more are all on sale today! Check out today’s indie #dealsoftheday:

It’s the final countdown! It’s almost Friday which means it’s almost the weekend! The road has been long and narrow, but these indie deals should make the ends justify the means.

Indie Royale has the Mixer 8 Bundle where you can get eight games for $2.99 (the current minimum).

Zombie Driver HD Complete Edition is 80% off on Steam at $3.00.

Contagion is 75% off on Steam at $4.99.

Strike Suit Zero:…

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Developer Interview: Elysian Shadows Team

Check our exclusive interview with @elysian_shadows where thye talk getting funded, the gaming industry, and more:

Kickstarter has been a viable enterprise for aspiring developers to push their prized piece onto the masses via the means of crowdfunding. To witness an indie game go through the stages of development from concept to full funding in one month is nothing short of exhilarating. If you’ve been tracking the Elysian Shadows Kickstarter page since August 1st, you’ve seen the benefits of crowdfunding…

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iAnimate Offering 14 Week Gaming Animation Workshop

Attention aspiring gaming animators! @iAnimate is offering a 14 week gaming animation workshop with industry vets

Have you ever dreamed about learning to make your own version of The Kid from Bastion or Meatboy from Super Meatboy? Well, iAnimate is going to give you that opportunity. The company just announced its 3rd Elite Game Animation Workshop!

This online course will give students the opportunity to work with several major companies including studios such as Blizzard, Eidos, Ubisoft, and Warner Bros.…

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Deals of the Day: August 27, 2014

Super Time Force Ultra, Lifeless Planet, and more are all on sale today! Check out today’s indie #dealsoftheday:

It’s hump day, so your week is almost over. Here are some indie deals to make the journey to the weekend a little more bearable.

Year Walk is 66% off on Humble Store at $3.99 for the next two hours.

Super Time Force Ultra (a staff favorite) is 10% off on Steam $13.49.

Lifeless Planet is 50% off on GOG at $9.99.

That D*** Is Trying To Steal Our Gold is the pay what you want (minimum of $0.99)…

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Don’t Starve: Giant Edition Hits PS Vita In September

PS Vita owners will get to enjoy @Klei’s #DontStarve next month! Check out the details:

Klei Entertainment’s hysterically weird hit game Don’t Starve is getting bigger by… going smaller.The developer released the information on the Playstation Blog recently that Don’t Starve will be joining the Playstation Vita family along with its Reign of Giants expansion.

The “Giant Edition” will be bundled at $14.99 and will be cross-buy-compatible with the Playsation 4 verison. That means if…

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Deals of the Day: August 26, 2014

Terraria, Two Brothers, and The Bridge are just a few of today’s #dealsoftheday. Check ‘em out:

Top of the afternoon to ya! There are loads of great indie game deals going on today, so go ahead and start stockin’ up for the long weekend!

Indie Royale has up a Debut 17 Bundle with 8 games, including Outpost: Save Yourselves and Luminosity, for $3.40.

Today’s Daily Indie Game is Elements: Soul of Fire for as little as $0.99. They’ve also got the DIG Super Bundle 8 and the DIG Super Bundle 7.

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Toto Temple Deluxe Review: Get Your Goat

Read why @BlazerStream loves that @JuicyBeast’s Toto Temple Deluxe on @playouya makes no sense! His review:

Riding off of the wave of success from their freshman OUYA title, Knightmare Tower, Juicy Beast Studios has recently released their sophomore endeavor for the same platform: Toto Temple Deluxe. With tribal themes at every turn and jungle boogie music at every corner, Toto Temple Deluxeprovides gamers with a substantial amount of enjoyment for their couch local multiplayer tournaments that will…

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“Most of your modern military shooters are just that: shooters, covering only a fraction of war. I won’t pretend to tell you what war is like because I don’t know. However, I suspect that there is more to it than a barrage of bullets and a winner and a loser. I also suspect that there are physical, psychological, and cultural effects on both sides. It’s rare that civilians see any other side to war from multiple accounts. It’s even more rare to see it depicted in a video game. Developer Horse Volume hopes to shed a different light on war in their game The Sun Also Rises, currently in Kickstarter.”

Who said Shovelry was dead? We’re giving away a copy of Shovel Knight! Find out how to enter by clicking here or on the picture. So many options!

The Sun Also Rises: A Different Game About War

If you haven’t backed @Horsevolume’s The Sun Also Rises on #Kickstarter, you absolutely need to. Read why:

Most of your modern military shooters are just that: shooters, covering only a fraction of war. I won’t pretend to tell you what war is like because I don’t know. However, I suspect that there is more to it than a barrage of bullets and a winner and a loser. I also suspect that there are physical, psychological, and cultural effects on both sides. It’s rare that civilians see any other side to…

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