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Party Hard, The Ultimate Party Crashing Murder Sim, Is Finally Heading To PS4 & Xbox One

tinyBuild Games, the developer and publishing house best known for popular titles like SpeedRunners and Punch Club, today announces that its award-winning 2015 PC hit Party Hard, developed by the Ukrainian team Pinokl Games, will soon release for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

The tongue-in-cheek party murder simulator, which has sold nearly 100,000 units on PC and has received a 90 percent positive rating amongst players on Steam, will launch on consoles this Spring, accompanied by the free “After-Party DLC.”

Winner of the Indie Prize’s Best In Show 2015 Award, Party Hard follows the story of a guy who just wants some peace and quiet. Continue reading Party Hard, The Ultimate Party Crashing Murder Sim, Is Finally Heading To PS4 & Xbox One

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Global Game Jam 2016 Was A Huge Success, 6869 Games Were Created Worldwide

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Last weekend over 36,000 game creators assembled in over 90 countries for the Global Game Jam, according to the official games page there were a total of 6,869 games created for the jam.

Finland also saw some heavy jamming, in country, because as many as 927 jammers at 22 locations created 222 games smashing the previous record of 162. Finland also took jamming to a whole new level by taking one of the jam sites out into the wilderness of Lapland.

The event known as “Survival Mode” took 25 brave game makers far from civilization with no idea what was in store for them. They had no running water, only limited electricity and their only chance of connecting to the Internet was through their own phones and even that was by no means guaranteed. Their journey took them from a watery southern Finland to the heavy snowbanks of winter.
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Can These Game Dev’s Survive The Extreme Weekend To Create Survival Mode, During The Finnish Game Jam?

The world’s largest game development event on January 29th-31st brings game makers all the way to the wilderness of Lapland. In the middle of the freezing wilderness of Finnish Lapland, game developers meet their ultimate challenge: 20 established game developers, 1 cabin. No running water, no steady supply of electricity or Internet. 48 hours. With the remedies of sauna, Finnish “sisu” and “avanto” (a hole in the ice), the goal is to create a game – and to survive the weekend.

Finland is most likely the most enthusiastic game jam country. Creating a complete game during a mere weekend is a challenge enough for most – but some want more. Previously in Finland games have been jammed for instance in a bus, in an observatory, in an amusement park, and in a science center. Games have been created with professional movie equipment and to solve quantum physics problems. The upcoming jam, named the Survival Mode, elevates the challenge to extreme. Continue reading Can These Game Dev’s Survive The Extreme Weekend To Create Survival Mode, During The Finnish Game Jam?

Here’s Your Chance To Score The Award Winning Insult Simulator Oh… Sir! For Free

What defines the holiday season more than the act of giving, and spending time surviving passive aggressive rude comments from friends and family around a table?  

Practically nothing (besides overpriced gadgets), so celebrate the holidays by grabbing a loved one and enjoying some dignified local 1v1 multiplayer goodness by downloading Oh…Sir! for free on Steam and iOS now!
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