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Double Fine loses a project, and lays off 12 staff

Confirmed: San Francisco independent studio Double Fine (Broken Age, Costume Quest 2) today laid off 12 staff after losing a deal for an unannounced project. …

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Project Totem’s new name is Kalimba, launches next month

Conquering a cluster of platforming feats looks doubly complex in Kalimba (formerly known as Project Totem), Press Play’s puzzler that leaves a player responsible for two or more characters at once. You can also ease (or complicate) things by…
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Project Totem Changes Name To Kalimba, Releases Next Month On Xbox One

Developer Press Play has a new name and a release date for the game formerly known as Project Totem.

The game is now called Kalimba, though it's still the same title we previewed back in April. It will be available on December 17 on Xbox One for $ 9.99 with plans for a PC release in January.

In Kalimba, players control two totems simultaneously, platforming their way through puzzles and challenges while using a series of super powers like gravity manipulation and flight. You can check out a trailer for the game below.

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Joystiq Streams: Project Spark, Master Chief Collection, Xbox One giveaways

Xbone, we can hardly recognize you! One year old, $ 150 cheaper, and you lost all those extra Kinect pounds. And look at those exclusives! Forza Horizon 2, D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die, Sunset Overdrive, Fantasia: Music Evolved – why don’t you give us…
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Call for participation: The Game Outcomes Project needs your help!

“Currently, there’s little or no actual data on how different factors such as crunch/overtime, production methodologies, or team size impact the success or failure of projects in the game industry. We hope to change that!” …

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Project Cars targets 1080p on Xbox One, PS4

Visual fidelity has always been important to players, especially when the resolution between two versions of a game doesn’t match. A class-action lawsuit was even filed over a multiplayer game that failed to live up to its promised resolution. With…
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Yoshida: Project Morpheus is 85% complete

Work on Sony’s Project Morpheus virtual reality hardware is nearing its completion, as Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida told The Wall Street Journal that the company “finished 85 percent of the work needed to make the product…
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Project Scissors is a spiritual successor to Clock Tower

Nude Maker, a Japanese developer led by Clock Tower series creator Hifumi Kouno, has begun development on a new horror-focused franchise. According to the studio’s press release, Project Scissors is meant to be a spiritual successor to Clock Tower,…
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Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Deluxe is Japan’s Remix

Hatsune Miku is all about music and love, and she wouldn’t want anyone – or any country – to feel left out. Hatsune Miku: Project Mirai Remix is due out on 3DS in western territories in 2015, but it’s also heading to Japan as Hatsune Miku:…
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Project Cars release date and preorder bonuses revealed

It has been announced that the upcoming racing sim from Slightly Mad Studios, Project Cars, will be available on November 18th in North America and November 21st in the UK for the PC,  PS4, and Xbox One.

Project Cars

Preordering the game through select retailers will grant players access to the Ruf CTR3 SMS-R, Pagani Zonda Cinque Roadster, and the Ariel Atom 3 Mugen. A Limited Edition is also on offer which comes in four case designs, features a “behind-the-scenes” booklet, and includes five playable classic sports cars: the BMW M1 Procar, McLaren F1, Sauber C9, Mercedes AMG C-Class Coupe DTM, and 1967 Ford Mk IV.

Details on the announcement can be found at the official webpage.

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