Author: Nicole Kline

Nicole Kline is Warp Zoned's Senior Editor. She first began preparing for the job by climbing a milk crate to play Centipede in an arcade. You can find her on PSN under the name toitle or you can email her at nicole AT warpzoned DOT com.

Daily Scoop: August 26, 2014 – Last Scoop for a little while!

As you all already know, Anthony Amato and I will be in the Indie MEGABOOTH at PAX Prime this year! If you’re there, please stop by and say hello, try out RESISTOR_, and nab yourself a button. We leave super early Thursday morning, and tomorrow will be super prep time, so this will be my last post before I return next week. I’m sure your backlogs will thank me!

In the meantime, stock up on some games! The Midweek Madness deal at Steam is on The Walking Dead: Season 2, which is on sale for $9.99. The Daily Deal is also $9.99 – it’s the EVE Online starter pack. Those should keep you busy for at least a week!

There are tons of great t-shirts today. Hit the jump to check them out!

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Daily Scoop: August 25, 2014 – Let the countdown to PAX Prime begin!

PAX Prime is this week, and we’re officially counting down! We leave super early Thursday morning. If you’re going, stop by the tabletop area of the Indie Megabooth and say hello!

There are some video games for sale today that you might want to pick up! Humble has a brand new Flash Bundle, the Modern Retro bundle. Pay what you want for Super Amazing Wagon Adventure, Full Bore, and Tiny Barbarian DX. Pay $6 or more to unlock NEStalgia and Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures. But hurry, this bundle won’t be up for long!

Over at Steam, the Daily Deal is The Bridge for $0.99. And don’t forget, you still have time to get a bunch of amazing books over at Story Bundle for just $12!

Let’s check out today’s t-shirts!

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Daily Scoop: August 22, 2014 – The weekend is here!

Hooray, it’s Friday! We’ll be heading to the new second location of Redcap’s Corner down on 48th and Baltimore. Come join us!

There’s yet another new bundle happening over at Humble, and it’s the Humble Mobile Bundle – this one’s all about Sega! Pay what you want for Sonic 4 Episode I, ChuChu Rocket!, and Virtua Tennis Challenge. Beat the average price to unlock Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing, Sonic 4 Episode II, and Crazy Taxi.

As always, Steam has great stuff for you, too! The Daily Deal is software called Music Creator 6 Touch, which is on sale for $12.49. And the Daily Deal is early access to Assetto Corsa for $19.99.

Last t-shirts of the week after the jump!

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Daily Scoop: August 21, 2014 – Bundles, bundles, bundles

I hope you’re ready for some bundles, dear readers, because I’ve got two new ones! The first one is the Debut 17 Bundle at Indie Royale. Beat the current minimum to get Outpost: Save Yourselves, Puzzle Sages, Heavy Metal Death Pirate, Blasted Fortress, Rugged Kingdom, Luminosity, and Gridlock.

There’s a new Humble Weekly Bundle as well. Pay anything for Enemy Mind, One Finger Death Punch, and Two Brothers (as well as the prequel comic). Pay more than the average for Master Reboot and Stick it to the Man, and $15 or more to unlock the deluxe edition of Ether One and early access to Hand of Fate.

It’s 2K weekend at Steam! Get up to 80% off games in the BioShock and Borderlands series, as well as XCOM and Civilization. The Weekend Deal is Dishonored for $4.99, and the Daily Deal is early access to Kinetic Void for $4.99. Scoop ‘em up!

And now, time for t-shirts!

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Daily Scoop: August 20, 2014 – Video Game Story Bundle 4.0

Great news, everyone! There are some wonderful new video game books over at Story Bundle right now in their Video Game Bundle 4.0. Pay what you want for Boss Fight Books: Chrono Trigger, Delay: Paying Attention to Energy Mechanics, In Play: Tales Of The Gaming Netherworld, Gamers at Work: Stories Behind the Games People Play, and Piranha Frenzy. Pay $12 or more to unlock The Anatomy of Super Mario Vol. 1, Boss Fight Books: ZZT, Year One Reloaded + #6: Change (Six Issues Total!), and two music albums, WORLD 1-2 (ft. Austin Wintory, Akira Yamaoka!) and WORLD 1-2 Encore (ft. Manami Matsumae, Ben Prunty!). This is an incredible deal, and you should jump on it immediately!

The Midweek Madness over at Steam is Portal 2 for the ridiculously low price of $4.99. And the Daily Deal is Eldritch for $2.99, in honor of Lovecraft’s birthday. Scoop ‘em up!

As always, let’s check out the t-shirts!

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Daily Scoop: August 19, 2014 – Life after Gen Con

Please forgive me for my absence, dear readers! I ventured out to Indianapolis for my first ever Gen Con, and it was an incredible amount of fun! We played some great games (like King of New York), saw tons of amazing and adorable cosplay, and saw more than a few of our favorite people. It was a blast!

There’s tons to talk about today, including the Topware Bundle from Indie Royale! Beat the current minimum to get Dream Pinball 3D, Planets Under Attack, Earth 2140, Enclave Gold Edition, Commander: Conquest of the Americas Gold, Jack Orlando, X-Blades, 3SwitscheD, Chicken Shoot, Chicken Shoot 2, and Pressure. That’s a lot of titles!

There’s also a new bundle at Humble, the Humble Jumbo Bundle 2. Pay what you want for The Incredible Adventures of Van Helsing, Deadlight, and Galactic Civilizations II: Ultimate Edition. Pay more than the average to unlock Terraria, The King of Fighters XIII (Steam Edition), and Crusader Kings II with 3 DLC packs. Finally, pay $15 or more to unlock Age of Empires Legacy Bundle.

Over at Steam, the Daily Deal is Bully: Scholarship Edition for $3.74. The Midweek Madness is Metro: Last Light, which is on sale for $4.99. You can also get the season pass for just $2.49.

I bet you missed my t-shirt roundup! Let’s see what I’ve got…

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Daily Scoop: August 11, 2014 – Sleepy Monday

Wow, it’s Monday already? I’m exhausted after a fun-filled weekend in Boston, where I attended GameLoop and met tons of amazing new people! It was a blast, and I wish I had a weekend to recover from it.

But there are deals to bring to you, dear reader! And that’s why I’m here. There’s a new Flash Sale over at Humble Bundle – the Artifex Mundi bundle. Pay what you want for Nightmares from the Deep: The Cursed Heart and Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden. Pay more than the average to unlock 9 Clues: The Secret of Serpent Creek and Nightmares from the Deep: The Siren’s Call. And finally, Pay $6 or more to unlock Enigmatis: The Mists of Ravenwood.

Over at Steam, there’s a brand new Daily Deal handy as well. Pay just $13.59 for Supreme Ruler 1936. That’s 66% off!

And now, t-shirts!

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Daily Scoop: August 8, 2014 – Friday at last!

At long last, it’s Friday! I’ll be heading up to Boston tonight for Boston GameLoop tomorrow, which should be awesome! I’m really looking forward to being around a bunch of brilliant, wonderful people. Hopefully I’ll get back in time Sunday to get some sleep before getting back to work again Monday!

There are some really amazing deals happening today. The Humble Store has the Red Faction Collection for $5.99, as well as Papers, Please for $4.99, Road Not Taken for $11.99, Surgeon Simulator for $2.49, and Cook, Serve, Delicious for $2.49. And over at Steam, the Weekend Deal is Saints Row IV for $9.99, and the Daily Deal is early access to Legends of Eisenwald for $9.99.

Oh, and if you haven’t seen Mount Your Friends yet, you need to stop what you’re doing and check it out. It’s only $4.99, so you should probably also just buy it.

Let’s end this week with some shirts!

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