Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight

Voting for Double Fine’s Amnesia Fortnight began last week, with twenty three game ideas on offer; the top four to be worked on over the next two weeks with a live stream of development available to watch!

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The Humble Botanicula Debut and Be Mine 2

The latest Humble Bundle is now out, with games available on a pay what you want scheme with money split between developers, charity, or the Humble Bundle.  The charity this time is the World Land Trust, an international conservation charity.  It seems that the Humble Bundle have changed their terms slightly this time, with Steam keys only available to those who have paid at least $5.

There’s a point and click theme to the games in the bundle this time with Botanicula, Machinarium and Samorost 2 from Amanita Design.  For those paying more than the average price, there’s also Biograf’s full length feature film Kooky and Vector Park’s Windosill to check out.. and soundtracks are included with Botanicula, Machinarium and Samorost 2!


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The Humble Bundle Mojam is Finished!

The Humble Bundle Mojam livestream event is now finished, with 80,000 copies of “Catacomb Snatch” sold and over $450k raised for charity!

Catacomb Snatch is a steampunk Egyptian themed RTS shoot ’em up game; the theme and genre were decided on by votes on the Mojang blog, ahead of the livestreaming event.

Two more games were being developed during the Mojam.. they are as-yet-untitled games by Oxeye Studio and Wolfire Games, who also livestreamed some progress over the weekend.  They’ve been added to the bundle too.. which you can still pick up!  It’s pay what you want, and all proceeds go to charity: Child’s Play, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, charity: water and the American Red Cross.

The Humble Bundle Mojam is Live!

Mojang have teamed up with HumbleBundle.com to create a new game this weekend.. with a livestream of their progress available on the Humble Bundle site!

Fans have been voting on the genre and theme of the game during the week, with the most and least voted categories being combined; the Mojam game will be a RTS Shoot ’em Up, with a Steampunk, Ancient Egypt theme.

So far, over $16,000 has been donated by fans, with all proceeds going to charity: Child’s Play, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, charity: water and the American Red Cross.

The Humble Bundle for Android

The latest Humble Bundle is here, and this time it’s an offering for fans of mobile gaming, as the games are available for Android mobile devices, as well as Windows, Mac and Linux.

Games in this bundle are: reverse tower defense Anomaly: Warzone Earth, by 11 Bit Studios, ambient physics game Osmos, by Hemisphere Games, and Mobigame‘s puzzle-platformer EDGE, with 2D Boy‘s classic indie game World of Goo the bonus for those paying more than the average price.

As usual, the bundle is pay what you want, with a choice in how your donation is split up: between developers, the Child’s Play Charity, or the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and the Humble Tip.

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