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Unity 4.6 Has Left Beta With the Promised New Open Source UI

Unity is an incredible engine, no doubt about that, and one that's used by numerous developers across the globe. In spite of that, the company behind it is not resting on their laurels - not in the slightest. Not only did they add Xbox One support this August, but Unity 4.6 - with a new, customizable UI - also went into beta; a UI which is... open source! Oh and as of yesterday, Unity 4.6 is no longer in beta. Groovy.
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Speculating Screenshots (22nd November 2014)

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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Steam Early Access Rules Updated to Protect Consumers From Never-Ending Betas

Riddle me this, dear reader: would YOU buy an unfinished game, fully aware that it may never reach completion? I should hope not, but alas, Steam's Early Access tells a different story: games in alpha / beta stage are selling like hotcakes, and most of them could easily remain forever incomplete. Fortunately for consumers, Valve decided to recently overhaul the rule set, clarifying certain things while adding a bunch of 'restrictions', and not a moment too soon either.
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Let's Get It Kickstarted: Kelvin and the Infamous Machine

Get ready to point and click through time, by way of what looks like a... wait for it... portable shower. Think that's crazy? Ha! You ain't seen nothing yet. Your objective in Kelvin and the Infamous Machine, after all, is to stop a Dr. Lupin - a pissed off scientist, hell-bent on exacting revenge upon the scientific community for mocking his creation. Now that's crazy! I do believe he [Dr. Lupin] is too, come to think of it.
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The Last Federation Turns Everything Upside Down In the Betrayed Hope Expansion

One thing's for certain, Arcen Games aren't exactly a lazy bunch. I mean, The Last Federation only came out less than a year ago, and now we're already looking at its first expansion. Oh and not just that, but the massive 2.0 update launched alongside it, featuring plenty of improvements and tweaks across the board. Space just got a lot more tactical (and fun).
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The Sun and Moon Review

Originally created for Ludum Dare 29, The Sun and Moon has since been expanded heavily upon, now featuring more than 150 different levels of platform-phasing action. See, in this game momentum is key, and the only way to preserve it, is... well, diving into the ground! It's every bit as strange as it sounds, but fortunately, also quite easy to get the hang of.
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99 Crystals (Demo): Gun 'n Gun With More Guns Than You Could Shake a Gun At

People often say that ya can't have too much of a good thing, but when it comes to guns, that's definitely not true. Unless you're playing 99 Crystals of course, as the selection of firearms in this game is overwhelmingly awesome (and a tad random). Shotgun flamethrowers, assault rifle rocket launchers and more, all customizable; shoot first, ask questions later.
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The Green Light Bundle Brings the Action This Time

Looks like The Green Light Bundle is back for another outing, full of already-greenlit-and-available-on-Steam games. But wait, there is one which is still trying to break out of limbo, namely... Gunslugs II! Oh and the brilliant One Finger Death Punch (which I reviewed way back) is part of the lineup. Can't go wrong with such a fun game, ya know?
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