Klei Entertainment Archive

  • E3 2017: Klei Unveils PC RPG Griftlands

    Another indie surprise from E3 this year is Griftlands, Klei Entertainment’s stab at an RPG “where everything is negotiable: money, loyalty—even morality.” Not much has been announced yet, but from the first trailer the game certainly has that signature artistic stylization that immediately lets you […]

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  • Feed Your Hunger for Music with the Don’t Starve Official Soundtrack

    Feed Your Hunger for Music with the Don’t Starve Official Soundtrack

    This week Klei Entertainment, developer behind Mark of the Ninja and the Shank series among other fun titles, has launched its latest game Don’t Starve, a wilderness survival adventure for PC/Mac/Linux. You can download it now on Steam or directly from the game’s website. Something […]

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  • Review: Mark of the Ninja

    Review: Mark of the Ninja

    I don’t particularly like stealth games. By and large stealth games are designed to be a counterpoint to the guns blazing action titles that saturate most of the console and desktop market. They are supposed to be tense experiences which make players feel like bad-ass […]

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  • Mark of the Ninja Sneaks Onto Steam Next Month

    Mark of the Ninja Sneaks Onto Steam Next Month

    In our interview with Klei Entertainment over the summer, Lead Designer Nels Anderson talked about sorting out details to bring Mark of the Ninja to PC gamers after its Xbox Live Arcade debut. Well, whatever details needed to be sorted out apparently have been, as […]

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  • VGB Feature: Mark of the Ninja Q&A With Lead Designer Nels Anderson

    VGB Feature: Mark of the Ninja Q&A With Lead Designer Nels Anderson

    Out to prove they aren’t just “the Shank team,” Klei Entertainment’s next game is matching 2D side-scrolling action with ninjas, a keen stealth focus, and the distinct graphics style and fluid animation quality the independent studio has become renowned for. Plus haiku poems! What’s not […]

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  • Review: Shank 2

    Review: Shank 2

    Side-scrolling games, once considered the golden age form of game design, were the mainstay on early consoles because of the limitations of hardware processing power.  But as hardware has become more advanced, game development has also advanced.  3D objects have replaced flat sprites and game […]

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  • Get Shanked Again February 7th

    Get Shanked Again February 7th

    Shank 2, the relatively under-hyped sequel to Klei Entertainment’s bloody good Tarantino-esque 2D action game from 2010, has confirmed its date with digital download distribution networks. For PC and PSN in North America, it’ll twin pistol juggle thugs on February 7th. Then, on February 8th, […]

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  • Review: Shank (PC)

    Review: Shank (PC)

    The beat-em-up genre is certainly not new, but Klei is hoping to win some new converts with its over-the-top take on the genre, Shank. The genre has traditionally been the purview of consoles and arcades, but Shank was also recently released on Steam for the […]

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  • Steam Gets Shank and ‘Spanked

    Steam Gets Shank and ‘Spanked

    EA’s downloadable duo of DeathSpank and Shank, already available for console gamers on PSN and XBLA, is now set to bring the goods to PC gamers. Both titles go on sale October 26th via Steam at $15 apiece — or $13.49 if you pre-purchase for […]

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  • Download Shank’s Complete Soundtrack for the Low Price of Free!

    Download Shank’s Complete Soundtrack for the Low Price of Free!

    Klei Entertainment’s slick 2D action game, Shank, is out now on PSN and coming tomorrow to XBLA. Any PS3 gamers out there play it yet? Try the demo? How is it? I’m probably not going to get it for a while, so please let me […]

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