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The Indie Gaming Roundup – Death in Cadlewood, Warside and Divinity: Original Sin

The Indie Gaming Roundup – Death in Cadlewood, Warside and Divinity: Original Sin

I don’t know where the time has got to this week, it is already Friday and I realise that I’ve entirely neglected to write about some fairly cool indie game news that has appeared in the past few days. This isn’t quite a Crowdfunding Weekly, even though one game has just landed itself on Kickstarter, rather a just a quick rundown on a handful of indie games of all flavours. Hit the break for word on Death in Candlewood, Warside and Divinity: Original Sin.

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(Not Quite) Gaming Crowdfunding Weekly – Cloud Chamber, Men of War and Concursion

(Not Quite) Gaming Crowdfunding Weekly – Cloud Chamber, Men of War and Concursion

Steph is a bit busy this week, so I have bravely stepped into her shoes to bring you this weeks edition of Gaming Crowdfunding Weekly. I might not actually be stepping in Steph’s shoes if I am honest, this week I’m going to highlight a few games which aren’t actually coming through the Crowdfunding channels. I bet Steph won’t be best pleased when she sees what I’ve done with her column! Hit the break to see some media and hastily written words about Cloud Chamber, Men of War and Concursion.

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Trouble Arises With Steam Greenlight

Trouble Arises With Steam Greenlight

For anyone out there who thinks Valve are the almighty untouchable company thanks to their efforts with Steam, I urge you to take a step back and think things over for a minute. I for one would be thinking about Greenlight, Develop recently reported on a meeting between Greenlight developers and Valve where the lack of visibility of the service was brought up. That isn’t the only trouble though as today some more unsavoury news came to light.

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Eador: Master’s of the Broken World – Early Impressions

Eador: Master’s of the Broken World – Early Impressions

I’ve been squeezing in some time for a grand looking turn-based with RPG-features strategy game. Not a Heroes of Might and Magic game, but Eador: Master’s of the Broken World. I’ll simply refer to it as Eador from now on while I talk about some of my early impressions of this title which came from Steam Greenlight.

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Euro Truck Sim 2 Gets UK Retail Release Date

Euro Truck Sim 2 Gets UK Retail Release Date

Euro Truck Simulator 2 is very nearly here with UK publisher Excalibur revealing today on Facebook that they will be releasing the game on October 26th for UK retail. However, if you are very keen, developers SCS Software have confirmed that they will be in a position to release the game digitally on the 19th of October. I for one and getting pretty excited for this, it isn’t everybody’s cup of tea, but this series has slowly created a little place of its own in my heart.

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Valve Gives Ten New Games The Greenlight, Includes Black Mesa And Towns

Valve Gives Ten New Games The Greenlight, Includes Black Mesa And Towns

Valve have announced the first batch of games to be launched on Steam via their new Greenlight service. Greenlight allows developers and publishers to post information and media about their game in an effort to convince community members that their game should be released on Steam. These ten titles have picked up strong support from the community and will be available on Steam in the coming months.

Anna Sweet of Valve said:

Since launch, hundreds of titles have been submitted, with more coming in every day. We expect to be announcing more titles coming to Steam via Greenlight soon. The Steam community rallied around these titles and made them the clear choice for the first set of titles to launch out of Greenlight.

The first set of titles to arrive on Steam Via Greenlight are as follows:

Black Mesa
Cry of Fear
Dream
Heroes & Generals
Kenshi
McPixel
No More Room in Hell
Project Zombiod
Routine
Towns

Did you take part in voting for any of these games in Greenlight? How do you feel about Valves new service to allow games onto Steam?