The Long Dark

What happens when you put a dozen or so veteran game designers in a cabin in Vancouver for a few days? They take walks and eat breakfast together, and then they form Hinterland Games and start development on their first project, a survival sim called "The Long Dark."

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Montague's Mount

Polypusher Studios -- a one-man outfit from Ireland -- is set to release is first-person exploration horror game, "Montague's Mount," early next month.

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Incredipede

Today, the Independent Games Festival announced that it had renewed a deal with Valve to fast track Steam releases for all IGF 2014 finalists.

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Kentucky Route Zero

IndieCade -- a juried festival and awards show of indie games that takes over Culver City every October -- has released its list of this year's 36 finalists, as well as a list of 12 specially-featured "Digital Selects."

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Tex Murphy - Tesla Effect Molten Silhouette

Let's return to the age of green screens and full-motion video as the follow-up to 1998's "Overseer," "Tex Murphy: Tesla Effect," gets a lengthy new trailer.

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Super Hot

At its most basic, "Super Hot" is a first-shooter by Blue Brick Studios. It was made in a week, as part of the 7DFPS game jam, and is available right here, free to play in your browser. It should only take about five or ten minutes, so give it a whirl.

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Metro: Last Light

Remember last week when Deep Silver Dr. Klemens Kundratitz mentioned that the "Metro" series was going to be "more accessible," and then I freaked out, but turns out he just mean that they were bringing "Last Light" to Mac and Linux and would market the games better in the future?

Man, that was embarrassing for me. Let's sweep that under the rug with new details about the newest piece of DLC for "Last Light," the "Tower" pack.

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wasteland-2-synth

inXile, the developer behind the crowd-funded sequel, "Wasteland 2," certainly aren't shy about showing their work on the post-apocalyptic RPG. Back in February, the studio released approximately 20 minutes of gameplay footage from the first level of "Wasteland 2" and today, they're going a little deeper into the campaign with a look at the Prison.

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Shelter

I haven't so much as loaded the title screen for Might & Delight's "Shelter," but I'm heartsick just thinking about those poor baby badgers and their inevitable (but hopefully quick and painless) death in some hawk's talons or white-capped riverbed. I'm not confident at all that I have the emotional fortitude to see "Shelter" through to the end.

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Octopus City Blues

So, this is great: "Octopus City Blues" is the first game from Kuwait City-based Ghost in a Bottle Corporation. It's an adventure game about a listless, middle-aged octoblood junkie, tentacle cutter, and all-around chump named Kaf Kafkaryan and his unwitting role in changing Octopus City forever.

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