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It's not uncommon for a developer to cancel a crowdfunding drive, but it's not often you see a project go dark after exceeding its funding goal - yet that's exactly what TinyBuild Games has done. Though JetGetters, an action game centering on the thrills of hijacking aircraft in flight, pulled in nearly $2,000 more than its initial $50,000 funding goal, TinyBuild has canceled the fundraiser. If you backed the game, don't worry, TinyBuild is not going to walk away with your cash.
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Video Game News Updates - The Feed at G4tv.com OK, so it's not exactly a vacation, but the "Man Games" is something that any athlete would consider a relaxing day. Did I say relaxing? Sorry, I meant absolutely brutal and awesome. This isn't something that you'd see featured on a TV show like The Getaway, but that doesn't mean it won't help relieve some of that work-day stress. "The Man Games" is a national competition series composed of 12 challenges that will challenge those who call themselves "hardcore."
Brewing beer at home really isn't all that hard — so long as you have all the right equipment, and just a little bit of patience. But with all the brewing kits available out there, how do you know when you've picked the right one? With the HopBox Home-Brewing Kit, you get everything you need to brew, all housed in a stylish wooden crate with storage for every last tool you'll need. In addition to the handcrafted box (built from responsibly-sourced pine) you get a three-gallon carboy, a hydrometer, a syphon, a funnel, a stopper, an airlock, a thermometer, a cleaning brush, tubing, and more.
The 1 percent have long had smartphones from Porsche and Vertu to quench their high-end thirst, but when it comes to dual-SIM handsets, the elite have had to settle for something a little more ordinary. For those in need, Gresso created Azimuth, the first dual-SIM luxury handset. Starting at $2,000, the phone is made of titanium, with both the keys and logo crafted out of 18K or white gold. Since appearances are all that matter, you're getting some pretty low-end specs under the hood, including 2GB of "internal memory," a 1.3-megapixel camera, Bluetooth 2.0 and a tiny 1,100mAh battery. To put things in perspective, Samsung's Galaxy S5 starts with 16GB of built-in storage, a 16-megapixel camera and a 2,800mAh battery. The difference being, anyone can buy an S5.