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SpeedRunners

2 months ago

Feature: Grapple your way into the lead and out of friendships

Have You Played… SpeedRunners?

Everything has conditioned us to expect that when we play as a superhero in a game, we're going to be thwarting some villain's plan, or preventing some great evil from occurring. But in SpeedRunners, you never actually get to that point. Instead, you're racing against other superheroes (all with remarkably similar powers...) in a desperate attempt to reach the scene of the crime first.

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4 years ago

Feature: Quick Progress

SpeedRunners Is A Great Example Of Early Access Development Benefitting A Game And Its Players

SpeedRunners [official site] had my attention at the mention of walljumping and grappling hooks. Two years later and the racing platformer, still in Early Access, has grown more than I ever expected. It's officially recognised by the eSports League and it’s been downloaded over a million times. This is a look at how SpeedRunners has progressed since its initial Early Access release, and why it…

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5 years ago

Feature: Tall Glass Of Game-ahol

Party Games: Do Cocktails And Videogames Mix?

Every month, we dispatch Brendan to some of gaming’s best blowouts to schmooze and play party games with the partygoers. This is part three. Loading Bar (aka Scenario) is a videogame-themed bar in London that hosts gigs, games and parties. As well as having a cushy basement filled with screens and games consoles, it regularly welcomes groups of Smash Bros devotees or Netrunner fans to…

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Feature: Indie Devs Do Triple-A, Pt 1

Introducing JetGetters, A Fusion Of Just Cause 2 And BF3

"We are about to reveal a new game!" No Time To Explain dev/burgeoning indie publisher Alex Nichiporchik told me over Skype. Almost reflexively, I braced myself for an excited slurry spew about some crazy new platformer or a zany comedy adventure or an emotional tale that would rock me to my very core. "It's basically a fusion of Just Cause 2 and Battlefield 3," he…

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8 years ago

Feature: We're Not Like The Others

The RPS Xbox Indie Outreach Roundup

Photo by Jeff Kubina Last month, we spread the word that we wanted to poach as many Xbox Indie games as possible from Microsoft's console based XBLIG service. Today, I'm here to tell you that the exodus is well under way. Here are ten eleven of the most promising-looking XBLIGs which are already planning to boost their audience by making themselves available to the millions…

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