Oceanspirit Danish’s Version of Hamlet Is Nonsensically Glorious

Oceanspirit Danish
Like in the original play, its main character starts off being confused as to whether his name is Denthello, MacDen or Denleth, and-- what? That's not how Shakespeare's Hamlet begins? Oh. Well, good thing this is a parody then, or someone'd be in a world of trouble! Right. Anyway, the time has come for yet another Oceanspirit Dennis adventure, because... something is rotten in the state of Menmark.
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Unity Makes Its Linux Debut With an ‘Experimental’ Build

unity linux experimental build
If you've ever dabbled in the world of video game development, chances are you've heard of Unity. It is after all a pretty darn popular engine, both for 3D and 2D projects. Until recently, however widely used, Linux support was but a distant promise. But now it's almost reality, even if this first iteration is an experimental build, meaning stability is... probably not on the feature list. That said, it's still more than Linux users had to work with just yesterday, ya know?
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Speculating Screenshots (22nd August 2015)

Speculating Screenshots
For most, weekends means two days off work with some much-needed R&R. But for game developers, it's also a time during which they get to show off what they've been working on. I am of course referring to Screenshot Saturday, which involves tweeting screenshots with the #ScreenshotSaturday hashtag. Screenshots which I will be critiquing some of every single Tuesday, in Speculating Screenshots.
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Amnesia: The Dark Descent Enters The Second Dimension With a Grunt Protagonist

Amnesia: The Second Dimension
Remember the disfigured abominations (as in, the grunts) from Amnesia: The Dark Descent? Well, you're about to become quite familiar with them; or one in particular rather, as Brian - The Second Dimension's protagonist - is... a grunt. He is different from the rest though, not content being a slave to his master. No, he has dreams, aspirations, a desire to be free. But sadly, the road to freedom is, as is often the case, long and troublesome, on top of being 2D (the game world that is).
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Exoplanet: First Contact Is In Need of Space Cowboy Funding

Exoplanet: First Contact (Kickstarter)
Meet Jack Sharp, anti-hero and adventurer extraordinaire. Jack has had the bad luck of ending up stranded on K’Tharsis, a former mining outpost turned survival-of-the-fittest, as the Antigravium Crystal rush has come and gone. But his luck could change for the better, with a little careful planning, some gunslinging and the right allies. Never say never, in this sci-fi ARPG with an old-school western twist.
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Get Spooked by the Pointy and Clicky Bulb Boy Demo

Bulb Boy (demo)
With a caring family and roof over his head, Bulb Boy couldn't do better if he tried. That is, until one fateful night, when everything changes. Everything. Without even a moment's notice, evil has taken control of the house, his family has disappeared, and... monsters are lurking in the shadows. Basically, he's entirely on his own with a grand mystery to solve, and the forces of darkness to combat. Oh my.
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Dash and Slice Your Way Through a Hazardous Paperthin World

You know how some platformers feature an in-depth background story for its protagonist, acting as a motivator for many players? Well, none of that in Paperthin, as you're immediately dropped into this dangerous world, left to fend for yourself, double-jumping over spike pits and slicing up bad guys as you go along. Oh and it sounds a lot simpler than it is, tight controls and all.
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Let’s Get It Kickstarted (With Demo): Rogue Invader

Rogue Invader (GL)
Become the invader. Take the fight to the aliens. Stop being so defensive, waiting for them to go on the attack. Be aggressive! Send a message by blowing those jerks into the next galaxy over! YEAH! Oh right, death is permanent, so I guess you'll want to be slightly careful. Also, the world is procedurally generated, meaning every fight will be fresh. Forgot about that stuff. Even so, it's time to kick some serious ass... in glorious 1-bit (wait, what?).
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Frozenbyte’s Vision For Trine 3 Was Not Fully Realized Due to Budget Limitations

Trine 3: Artifacts of Power
When I covered the launch of Trine 3: Artifacts of Power, well aware of its shift from 2D (or 2.5D, rather) to 3D, I was cautious, yet hopeful. Frozenbyte did after all deliver two absolutely amazing experiences with the first two Trine titles, so they have a solid track record at least. Unfortunately, it appears the developer may have overreached for its third outing however, as they simply did not have the funding to create what they had envisioned. Darn shame.
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The Last Time (Demo) Points ‘n Clicks a Retired Old Cop Back Into Action

The Last Time (demo)
When two cops, Jack and Darren, have spent a total of five years working as partners, chances are they've formed quite a bond - a friendship, even, meaning one knows the other very well. But no amount of knowledge could have prevented the events of that fateful night in The Last Time, which lead to Jack suffering an emotional trauma as the game skips ahead a solid forty years, no indication as to what has transpired during. That is, until the phone suddenly rings...
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Duskers (Alpha) Tasks You With Survival In a World Gone Awry, Ancient Tech Your Tools

Duskers (alpha)
The universe has certainly seen better days, as right now, it's pretty much one giant graveyard. But maybe there's still life out there somewhere? Maybe. In Duskers, you'll be taking on the role of a drone pilot, searching through empty, often almost completely scrapped, spaceships, in an attempt to figure out just what the heck happened. That and of course, the means to your own survival... hopefully.
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