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by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 30, 2012 3:30PM PDT

You've pumped all of this money into Kickstarter projects, and what do you have to show for it? Some "exclusive" desktop wallpapers, a t-shirt, perhaps even a playable alpha build, but mostly wishes and dreams. Proving these can turn into actual games, developer Subset Games today announced that its roguelike-like spaceship sim FTL, one of the first big successes of the recent Kickstarter boom, will blast off on September 14 for backers and mere consumers alike. Read more

Edmund McMillen's cult hit The Binding of Isaac is being remade by a new team courtesy of a to-be-revealed publisher. The goal is to bring the remake to consoles and PC some time next year. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Aug 29, 2012 7:30AM PDT

Two-person studio Vlambeer has made a name for itself with tight arcade-y games like Super Crate Box, Radical Fishing and Serious Sam: The Random Encounter, and it seems set to continue that streak across PC and consoles with Luftrausers. The sequel to free 2D dogfight 'em up Luftrauser sends you into the skies in a plane of your own design to destroy oodles of enemy planes and ships, because something something they're naughty. Read more

Former OnLive employees describe former CEO Steve Perlman as hostile, refusing to work with publishers that could have greatly expanded the service's game offerings. Read more

by Jeff Mattas, shacknews.com, Aug 28, 2012 2:00PM PDT

I chat with indie developer Aaron Foster about crafting Routine, Lunar Software's upcoming survival-horror, first-person roguelike set on a desolate Moon base. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 28, 2012 10:30AM PDT

The Walking Dead's third episode rolls out to PlayStation 3 customers today, and PC and Xbox 360 marketplaces tomorrow. Read more

Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 28, 2012. Topics include: the tale of two interviews, a Wii U oopsy, and tidbits that might make you spew you coffee across the screen. Wake up, scrubs, it's the Morning Caffeinated! Read more

Gaslamp Games has announced Clockwork Empires, a steampunk city-building game. Read more

We get the inside story of Planetary Annihilation from Uber Entertainment's Jon Mavor about what is happening with the game and how he envisions the game to go beyond what Cavedog did almost 15 years ago. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Aug 27, 2012 10:30AM PDT

Blizzard has given a detailed outline of the World of Warcraft 5.0.4 patch to accompany Mists of Pandaria. Read more