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SUPERHOT shoot-dodging its way to Xbox One

Superhot is both the Matrix videogame we’ve dreamt of (naturally, whilst cradled in our biomechanical nutrient pods) and the best argument yet for the Oculus Rift. Meditative may be a stretch. Superhot is a pensive shooter. It slows you down. Like For Each Our Roads of Winter, Superhot invites you to take a moment, breath, and consider. It is not just running and gunning but doing so with the clarity of a Piet Mondrian painting. Its stark colors and minimalist architecture have certainly got us anxious to get our hands on it. Oh…and the katana. Now it’s poised to bring its time-bending gospel…

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Xbox One throws small indie creators a bone

All ye lamenting the death of fart simulators, lament no more. Project Spark for the Xbox One, the formerly PC-only game-maker project aimed at amateur developers, looks to remedy the problem of the walled garden Microsoft created when they got rid of Xbox LIVE Indie Games.  As you may recall, the Indie Games service was a free-for-all that allowed anyone and eveyone to publish a game on console, no matter how crappy. So when Microsoft opted to forgo it on Xbox One, replacing it with their new “ID@Xbox” program, which requires devs to receive an exclusive invite to be part…