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Reprogram your surroundings in Glitchspace, now on Early Access

First-person puzzler Glitchspace is now available through Steam’s Early Access service for PC, Mac and Linux. The alpha version of the game from developer Space Budgie is available for $ 6.99 on Early Access and $ 6.49 through the game’s official…
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Secret Ponchos coming to Early Access this Summer

Secret Ponchos, the first title from indie developer Switchblade Monkeys, will be making its way to Steam’s Early Access program sometime this summer, in addition to its PS4 release later this year. The developers intend to use Early Access, which allows players to purchase and play an early build of the game prior to its release, as a means of garnering user feedback for balancing and polish, which makes sense, given the title’s competitive nature.

In Secret Ponchos, players fight through arena battles from a top down perspective. However, unlike other, similar titles in this genre, Secret Ponchos opts for a slower, more focused approach familiar to fighting game fans, where precision is input mastery is king. Using this method, the indie developer hopes to fund the project and iron out any kinks the game may have to get it ready for a PC release. Creative director of Switchblade Monkeys, had this to say regarding Early Access:

We realized Early Access would be the perfect program for this; it creates an environment where we can self-fund development of the PC version to make it a reality, in addition to exposing all versions of the game to a broader round of polish and tuning that you can only get when developing with an actual beta community of players.

Players can expect to see Secret Ponchos on PlayStation 4 and PC later this year.


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Broforce now available through Steam Early Access

Devolver Digital has announced that the action side-scroller Broforce is now available to download through Steam Early Access.

The latest version includes “Ripbro”, the game’s first playable female character, additional missions, and tactical backflips. The end of the new trailer also hints at the inclusion of a sci-fi level in a future update.

Broforce is available for a price of $ 14.99, and is slated for an official release in late summer.


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Viscera Cleanup Detail gets squeaky clean thanks to Steam Early Access

Viscera Cleanup Detail is now on Steam Early Access, allowing intrepid would-be space janitors the chance to shine (and polish, and scrub, and mop). Being an Early Access game, it has its share of issues and warnings. Developer RuneStorm cautions…
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Broforce fistbumps Steam Early Access on April 7

A true conversation between my inner bros:

“Bro, for real, Broforce is out April 7.”
“That game is gonna crush it.”
“Crush it hard, yo.”
“Fasho, it’s so sick! What’s it about?”
“Don’t worry about it.”
“BROFORCE!”

I hate my beautiful mind.
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Psychedelic Racer Krautscape Launches on Steam Early Access

Krautscape is surreal-looking multiplayer racer with a few twists, namely gliders and tracks that you create as you drive. It's one of the latest titles published by Midnight City, and you can play the game now via Steam Early Access for $ 7.99.

The racer in the lead makes choices on the upcoming sections of the track by picking a side. Hugging the left side will cause the track to go left. Want to create a loop de loop? You can, and you can even leave the track entirely thanks to your vehicle's glider functionality, opening up even more possibilities. 

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Krautscape currently includes three game modes: Snake, Ping Pong, and Collector. Each mode capitalizes on the game's unique features. Snake has players racing on a self-destructive track that vanishes over time. Collector has players intentionally building the course to get near cubes in order to collect them and drive them back to a checkpoint, while Ping Pong mode makes players race their tracks in reverse. The developers promise more content is on the way in the coming weeks as well.

Our Take:
Krautscape looks like a great blend between F-Zero and Mario Kart, and art-wise the game is beautiful. The game is being sold at a reduced price while it's in Early Access, and will regularly retail for $ 9.99. If this looks like fun, you might want to pick it up sooner rather than later. 

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Shadowrun Online is on Steam Early Access, 30% off this week

Cliffhanger Productions has launched its turn-based tactical multiplayer RPG Shadowrun Online via Steam Early Access, giving wannabe deckers and samurai a preliminary look at their dystopian cyberpunk future.

The result of a successful Kickstarter…
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Access Twitch servers from Paris, with love

Gameplay broadcasting platform Twitch announced the addition of servers in Paris, France, bolstering the service’s stability in Europe.

The Paris addition is just the latest in a string of Twitch overhauls; Twitch also upgraded its infrastructure…
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Carmageddon: Reincarnation plows into Steam Early Access

Just when you thought it was safe to use a crosswalk, Carmageddon: Reincarnation appears on Steam Early Access to crush your pedestrian dreams like so many actual pedestrians.

A latter-day sequel to the controversial, 1997 PC hit, Carmageddon:…
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Shadowrun Online infiltrates Early Access on March 31

Those anxiously awaiting the turn-based roleplaying action of Shadowrun Online won’t have to wait much longer to dip into the cyberpunk world. Developer Cliffhanger Productions has revealed that the game will make its Steam Early Access debut on…
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