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Texas game news | June 12, 2012

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WWDC Impressions: Monday - GameSalad lead developer Alan Uthoff has a daily diary on Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.  Highlights include the new Macbook Pro, GameCenter and the iO6.

Discover the Tower - White Whale Games posted a picture of something called "The Tower", including a brief description for its upcoming game, "God of Blades".

Hero Academy: A Gamer's Game - Playhaven has a glowing review of Robot Entertainment's turn-based strategy game "Hero Academy.

Hands on: Nyko Free Fighter arcade stick (plus bonus Nyko booth gadgets) - Texas game journo Jordan Mallory went to E3 and wrote his impressions of the Nyke Free Fighter.

10 New Reasons from E3 to Return to "Borderlands 2" - Complex has written up a top 10 most anticipated list for Gearbox Software's "Borderlands 2".  It comes with pictures!

Night of the Firefly: GameSalad's Game of the Month May - 921 Creative Studios' side-scrolling puzzle game won the game of the month award from GameSalad, an easy-to-use game creation kit.

Head tracked movie viewing - John Carmack, of id Software, has an idea for 3D movie viewing.

E3 2012: Top Five Games From the Expo - The Hollywood Reporter put "Aliens: Colonial Marines" on their top five games from E3 list.  Congratulations to Gearbox Software and TimeGate Studios.

Game Balance Update 1.02.002 now LIVE! (StarHawk) - Lightbox Studios has released another balance patch for "Starhawk".  Highlights include more dangerous homing missiles and a debuff to the Bruiser skill.

Indie Game: The Movie on Steam - The critically-acclaimed documentary on indie game development can now be downloaded on Steam.  I here Texas' own Adam Saltzman (Adam Atomic) had something to do with it.

G4TV: Darksiders 2 E3 2012 Gameplay Demo - Vigil Games art director Han Randhawa reveals details to G4TV in a Darksiders 2 E3 2012 gameplay demo video.

We are Austin Tech: Richard Garriot - Richard Garriot, of Ultima and Geocaching fame, did a on-one interview, highlighting his accomplishments and tech footprint in Austin, Texas.

HA Tracker: New website meant to manage your games - A new website for Robot Entertainment's "Hero Academy" allows players to manage and access information on their games.

Red vs. Blue: Episode 3 - RoosterTeeth posted the latest episode on their website.  Given the language, probably not safe for work or your kids.

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