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Minecraft: Story Mode announced by Mojang and Telltale Games, out in 2015

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Mojang has just announced they're working with Telltale Games to develop a standalone adventure spin-off with Minecraft: Story Mode, which is a narrative-driven game about Minecraft itself.

Earlier today Telltale was already teasing they had something to announce before the holiday break, and that they were working with another developer. Minecraft: Story Mode will release episodically.

Longbow Games starts Twitch channel, Hegemony III live stream tonight @ 8pm GMT

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The first demo for the newly announced Hegemony III from Longbow Games is due as the studio christen their Twitch.tv channel tonight with a live stream for the RTS, which is on Kickstarter.

The studio will host a developer Q&A for the latest in the Hegemony series, which will air today @ 3pm EST / 8pm GMT. Clash of the Ancients explores the "tumultuous period" of Rome's birth.

2D cyberpunk RPG Dex receives 'High Life' update, adds new branching quests

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Developer Dreadlocks has released their 'High Life' update to the Early Access version of Dex, the 2D side-scrolling cyberpunk RPG. New locations, NPCs and branching quests are included in the update.

A new trailer has been released highlighting the additions, which also include new enemy types, a new skill, a skill-level increase, new mini-games and puzzles, better quests log and more implants.

Larian working on new RPGs alongside Divinity, "being built on top of the D:OS engine"

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Divinity: Original Sin is getting a significant overhaul from creator Larian, as they acknowledge the 'sucky parts' of the game. However they're also "working on our new RPGs," using the D:OS engine.

The Belgian developer is determined to fix the mistakes of Original Sin, and they're also opening a new office in Quebec City to expand, but it lets them "make true some of our bigger RPG ambitions".

Telltale tease "secret surprise" announcement soon, "not directly related" to current line-up [UPDATE]

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UPDATE: Announcement is Minecraft: Story Mode, a collaboration between Telltale and Mojang.

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Ta-dah! Telltale Games has just tweeted they've got "super secret surprise announcements" before we all break up for the holidays, and that it isn't "directly related" to anything from them this year.

More fuel to the fire as an additional tease reveals Telltale is working with another developer on whatever they've got cooking. Right now Telltale have Game of Thrones and Tales from the Borderlands.

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