Steam’s newest bundle is an Unreal deal

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If I was nerdy enough to have a “favorite engine,” it would probably be the Unreal Engine—not necessarily for its technical achievements (though you can’t say it hasn’t been an essential tool for developers in the past decade), but for its accessibility. The easy-breezy development kit has been especially kind to indies, and because of that, some brilliantly creative games have been built on the engine. Now Steam’s flogging an Unreal Indie Bundle, and for $20, it’s actually got a pretty admirable selection of games.

In the seven-game lineup, the stand-outs for me are the hypercute Dungeon Defenders and slick-looking Sanctum – these are two tower defense games I’ve dragged numerous pals into playing the past couple of years, and I’d feel pretty pleased with myself if I could drag the reade...