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For gamers, PlayStation Plus' Instant Game Collection has been a tremendous deal, offering numerous "free" games as part of a subscription. But why do developers offer their games for free? Well, because some of them are getting paid for it, of course. Read more

by Steve Watts, shacknews.com, Oct 3, 2013 10:15AM PDT

Terraria creator Andrew Spinks has confirmed that he's begun work on Terraria 2, which he plans to make more flexible than the original. Read more

The turret sequence: a grand spectacle of death and destruction which often goes on just a bit too long. Though many grumble about them, escapeVektor developer Nnooo evidently flipping loves the things (and hates rabbits), as it's making a game that's all turret sequence, all the time. Today it announced Blast 'Em Bunnies, coming next year to PlayStation 4, Vita, and 3DS. Read more

The Kickstarter campaign for Mighty No. 9 is coming to a close. As it reaches its final hours, the development team at Comcept has prepared a... Read more

The next PlayStation 3 firmware update (4.5) will allow all PSN users to set up auto-download functionality, unshackling it from Plus. It will also add Trophy privacy settings and easier transfers between PS3 and Vita systems. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 30, 2013 8:45AM PDT

The roguelike-like top-down shooter Vlambeer announced in August as Wasteland Kings has received a new name, Nuclear Throne, lest anyone think it somehow related to Wasteland 2. It's also shown off more of the game, which sees mutants battling to evolve and rule a post-apocalyptic wasteland. Read more

by Alice O'Connor, shacknews.com, Sep 29, 2013 8:30AM PDT

You want 'em, next week has got 'em: new video games. Upcoming releases include dripping sneak 'em up Rain, NBA 2K14, Etrian Odyssey Untold: The Millennium Girl, and the PC editions of F1 2013 and Arma Tactics. Read more

PlayStation Plus continues to impress with its monthly updates to the Instant Game Collection. Read more

Rogue Legacy is coming to Mac and Linux through a new patch, which will also add save slots. A second patch will release shortly thereafter with new content at no extra charge. Read more

Super Exploding Zoo has you defending an egg from aliens by controlling a herd of animals and blowing them up. Read more

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