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Mass Entertainment: Dark Matter Coming Out This Month

Adam had a play of Dark Matter back in July, and found himself rather taken with it. At the time it was Kickstartering itself, asking for £50,000. It fell dramatically short of that goal, but since then a publishing deal with Iceberg Interactive seems to have got things finished for Dutch devs, InterWave Studios. The Metroid-meets-horror side-scroller is due out on Steam in the next couple of weeks.

The premise isn't exactly original - you're a surviving crew member on a spaceship filled with aliens. But it's also worth noting that's exactly the right place to set a Metroid-style horror game and I want to play a million of those every day forever. Have a weapons trailer to celebrate the news that it'll be playable soon:

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