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Recoil...in horror
It's difficult to have a unique idea in a genre that's as over-saturated as 'first-person shooter' is. With Call of Duty, Halo, and Battlefield already out there year after year, making a multiplayer game enticing while offering something fresh and unseen is becoming harder and harder for developers to accomplish. The makers of Rekoil: Liberator are proof of that. read feature

Rekoil comes out this month on PC and Xbox Live Arcade


Oh look, another first-person shooter
Jan 05
Plastic Piranha's Rekoil is coming out at the end of this month. Expect the Windows PC version on January 28 through Steam. The Xbox Live Arcade version is titled Rekoil: Liberator, and that's out January 29. Each version wi... read

Here's a little Sniper Elite 3 in your eye


Gratuitous!
Dec 21
A new trailer has released for Sniper Elite 3 and, along with the typical one-man-army machismo, you can enjoy a high resolution bullet to the eye, rendered in painstaking detail. Man, do I not want to see that. I'm not... read
Terraria Vita impressions

Terraria feels so right on the Vita


And it looks better than it ever has on the hardware
Dec 18
You might not think it, but Terraria is definitely one of the more hotly anticipated games to come to the PS Vita. I myself have been looking forward to playing it on the go for the better part of this year after putting ple... read

Terraria on PS Vita: Launch dates confirmed


It's almost here
Dec 08
505 Games has announced that the PS Vita version of Terraria has been officially approved for release by Sony. It's been a long time coming, but it's finally happening. Those located in North America will be able to... read
Cancellation

Publisher cancels Ashes Cricket 2013 after release


Customers who purchased on Steam will receive refund
Nov 29
  It's very rare to see titles on Steam pulled and customers offered a refund, but now we've seen it happen once again. Last week, Ashes Cricket 2013 was released for PC and many fans of the sport jumped at the chance to... read
PS Vita

Terraria coming to PS Vita this December


PS Vita version to be published by 505 Games
Nov 23
Sony has revealed via a magazine advertisement that Terraria will be making its way onto the PlayStation Vita this December. The advert, which was spotted by VideoGamer in this week's edition of MCV, shows a screenshot of Re-... read

Become President Obama in the new Payday 2 DLC


Plus President Bush, Clinton, and Nixon masks too
Nov 13
The Armored Transport downloadable content for Payday 2 comes to PC tomorrow for $6.99. In it you'll get new armored car and train heist jobs playable across the game's six maps. Plus expect three new weapons, four new mask ... read
Payday

Payday 2 has sold 1.58 million copies


80 percent of which happened through digital distribution
Sep 13
Payday 2 is doing very well for itself. At retail, it broke into the NPD's top 10 for August 2013 but, here's the thing about that: the game's 1.58 million copies sold, according to Starbreeze, were 80 percent digital. Intere... read
Jimquisition happens every Monday!
Payday 2 is a success, because the people making and publishing it weren't completely stupid. What sorcery is this? Yes, it's one of those episodes where we celebrate one game getting it right and not stuffing everything up. Speaking of stuffing, Jim at last unveils the Dragon Dildo ... and does things with it. Terrible things. read feature

Stands and delivers
Nobody could ever claim PAYDAY: The Heist wasn't a good idea. Tapping into every human's secret desire to be part of a beautifully orchestrated, flamboyantly daring theft of grand proportions was a masterstroke, and while the... read feature

Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons also coming to PS3, PC


Spread the brotherly love
Aug 08
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons just came out for Xbox Live Arcade to little marketing and fanfare this past week. We're here to remind you that's it pretty great though, and something worth adding to your XBLA collection. Or, ... read
O Brothers, where art thou Gamerscore?
Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons is an anomaly when it comes to Achievements. Not a single one will be unlocked through normal gameplay. However, every last one takes only seconds to get and isn't dependent on anything othe... read feature

PayDay 2 launching August 13 on Steam


August 16 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3
Aug 07
It's time to pull off the ultimate heist as PayDay 2 arrives next week. It'll be out first on August 13 for Steam on PC, then August 16 for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. To go along with that announcement is the latest trailer and batch of screens. Spoilers: In it we see people committing crimes. Whoa! read
Family bonding
It all starts innocently enough with a pair of brothers making their way through town. Sure, there's a task at hand, but urgency isn't an issue. It should be, but it isn't. Soaking in the warm glow of the sun and playing with... read feature

There's a little Hotline Miami in Payday 2


Plus here have a new trailer
Jul 31
There's a special homage to Hotline Miami in Payday 2! You can purchase a pig mask called "The Hog" and it has some familiar sounding text associated with it too. Yeah that's about it. Just a neat little thing. Anyway, we're... read
Payday

Payday 2 Collector's Edition comes with a real mask


Here's what you need to know going in
Jul 09
The North American collector's edition for Payday 2 is notable in that it's priced at a reasonable $59.99. That, and it includes a wearable mask, which is a pretty good bonus as far as these things tend to go. There's also a... read
Takedown

My teammate shot me in Takedown: Red Sabre


And I dig the game even more for it
Jun 14
Takedown: Red Sabre should make tactical first-person shooter players happy. I'm not one, I've come to realize, but I gave it my best during a demonstration of this squad-based PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 game from S... read
I thought I was over these games
In EKO Studios' How to Survive, you'll travel from island to island, monitoring hunger and sleep meters, crafting items from junk you find lying around and, oh yeah, taking down zombies with a bow or machete. The whole u... read feature

Exponentially expanded and improved heisting
Payday 2 feels like one of the most ambitious sequels in recent memory. I was a fan of Payday: The Heist, which in and of itself is high praise. Normally I can't be bothered to play online multiplayer and I've had first-perso... read feature

Just in case you need to mine on the go...and don't have a Vita
Indie, exploration-based Terraria has developed quite a following since its release and now it's making its way to iOS courtesy of 505 games, which handled its recent console release. Ideally, 505 would have liked all three (... read feature

How to Survive is an isometric zombie survival game


Survive on an island filled with zombies
May 30
505 Games has announced How to Survive, a brand new IP developed by EKO Studios. The game strands players on a remote archipelago off the coast of Columbia in the aftermath of an unexplained accident, and forces players to su... read

New Payday 2 trailer goes all sneaky mode


This is why clowns aren't allowed in banks
May 30
I never got around to playing PAYDAY: The Heist, as it ended up being one of the victims of my every growing backlog. I might just have to make up for that with the sequel though. The latest trailer for Payday 2 is now up, s... read

Live-action Payday series wants to rob you blind


The game, not the candy bar
May 24
Behold, a teaser trailer for the upcoming Payday live-action web series. The teaser stars Dallas, Hoxton, Wolf, and Chains as they get ready to pull off some heists in Washington D.C. Episode one should be launching in a week or so. Obviously this is all aimed at hyping up Payday 2, which will be out this August in North America for Steam, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3. read
Dogs and trolls and sheep -- oh my!
I caught wind of Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons by way of a short teaser trailer a while back (you can find it after the jump) and was digging the art style, but put it out of mind. As its spring release approaches, however, ... read feature

Terraria

Terraria hits Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 next week


That'll be $15 and your youth, please
Mar 22
The PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade versions of Terraria are coming out a bit sooner than you might have expected. How's next week sound? 505 Games has announced March 26 and March 27 release dates, respectively. The... read
Starbreeze

New video for Starbreeze's Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons


Two boys, one controller
Mar 08
Coming up later this spring is an intriguing game from Starbreeze and film director Josef Fares called Brothers - A Tale of Two Sons. We got a brief look at this Steam, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation Network title last ye... read
Way of the Dogg

Snoop Dogg has a rhythm fighting game on the way


Yes, really
Mar 05
Yes, this is a real thing that is happening. 505 Games and developer Echo Peak have teamed up with Snoop Dogg to create Way of the Dogg. It's a rhythm-action fighting game stars America, a guy who's out for revenge after his... read

Terraria celebrates XBLA/PSN release by sending pebbles


Junk mail of an entirely different flavor
Feb 11
We certainly get sent all manner of weird tat and nonsense in our role as semi-professional videogame jesters, and sometimes it's just ridiculous enough to achieve the desired effect and get a post. Here's 505 Games, literall... read
Sniper Elite V2

New Sniper Elite V2 content takes you to St. Pierre


Two new weapons also included
Feb 06
A counter-attack is coming to Sniper Elite V2 in the form of the St. Pierre downloadable content, publisher Bastion today announced. The add-on sees you thwarting an attack on the western front led by General Rodebrecht, a ri... read
Sniper Elite V2

Sniper Elite V2 announced for Wii U


Bone-shattering sniping -- now with motion control!
Feb 05
Sniper Elite V2, the stealth-action World War 2 sniper shooter that released on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC last year, has been announced for release on Wii U, though no specified date was given. “Sniper Elite is ju... read
Terraria

Trailer talks up what's new in Terraria for consoles


Might as well add funds to my account now
Jan 23
That music. To unfamiliar ears, it will undoubtedly sound inviting, but those of us who got into Terraria on PC -- and I mean really got into the game -- we know the truth. That, left unchecked, this exploration-centric acti... read






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