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E3: TopWare announces Sacrilegium, with screens


Jun 07
Creepy religious symbolism: cool. Survival horror: awesome. What happens when you put them together? Heck if I know, but TopWare Interactive is uncovering this mystery with its newest title, Sacrilegium. Known best for its po... read

Exploring the brutalities of pirating in Raven's Cry


May 04
With the recent release of Risen 2, we saw a rare, solid swashbuckling game for those of us who love to go a’ pirating. Well, pirate fans may be in for another unexpected treat with the upcoming Raven’s Cry, whic... read

One of the more recent trends in gaming has been to take two seemingly unrelated genres and mash them up, creating a sort of remixed videogame. Match-three puzzle elements have been combined with role playing and platforming... read feature

Live show: Mash Tactics special at TopWare Interactive


Oct 01
Mash Tactics is breaking free of its usual Monday-Friday schedule to bring you a special broadcast from the U.S. headquarters of TopWare Interactive, developers of Two Worlds II. Today from 12:00-5:00pm Pacific, Jon Carnage w... read

Live show: Mash Tactics at TopWare this Saturday


Sep 28
Mash Tactics will be live today, playing... something. But, we want to use this time to let you know about a special edition of Mash Tactics airing this Saturday, October 1st, from 12 to 5 PST. This event will be Pico Mause's... read

In a dystopian post-apocalyptic world, a Judeo-Christian fanatic group called The Regime has taken control of the entire world. Meanwhile, a global organization of resistance cells called the GRN (guess what it stands fo... read feature


TopWare showed a rough version of a live-action teaser trailer for Raven's Cry at gamescom this week and I got the chance to learn a bit more about the game. Rather than being yet another pirate-themed role-playing game ... read feature

Two Worlds II: Castle Defense adds Eyetracking technology


Jul 25
In readying the iPad 2 version of Two Worlds II: Castle Defense (released on PC, Mac, iPhone, and iPad back in May), TopWare has added a really cool new feature. Using the iPad 2's camera, Castle Defense can track the player'... read

Two Worlds II Velvet Game of the Year Edition in October


Jul 15
Topware Interactive is releasing Two Worlds II: Velvet Game of the Year Edition on October 18 and yes, there is velvet.  The velvet covers the entire box -- black for PC and Mac, red for Xbox 360 and PS3 -- along with me... read

Two Worlds II: Pirates of the Flying Fortress screenshots


Jul 08
We really need a larger character limit for our headlines because games like this really limit my ability to sneak sexual threats in there. Anyway, here are some screens for the upcoming Two Worlds II expansion, Pirates of the Flying Fortress.  You can click on the gallery for pictures of lovely monsters and stuff. Do that if you want. I don't mind what you want to do, really. read

E3: Disturbed's John Moyer penning Scivelation soundtrack


Jun 08
While meeting with TopWare Interactive to discuss their upcoming sci-fi shooter, Scivelation, all I was actually shown of the game was its logo. But what I heard of the game brought an interesting surprise. Acc... read

I met with TopWare Interactive and while they showed me a lot of titles, they weren't quite ready to lift the veil on one of their biggest projects just yet. Scivelation, a post-apocalyptic shooter announced in 2009 has been ... read feature


TopWare Interactive showed me this strange little game, already released in Europe as "Battle vs. Chess." It's been renamed to "Check vs. Mate" for the North American release to avoid potential conflicts with Interplay's Batt... read feature

E3: Two Worlds II Pirates of the Flying Fortess explored


Jun 07
In a meeting with Topware interactive today, I was given a first look at the upcoming "Pirates of the Flying Fortress" expansion for Two Worlds II. This new adventure takes place after the events of that game and delves into,... read

Two Worlds II UK retail release does not seem likely


Feb 22
Two Worlds II has seen a bumpy ride when it comes to its UK release, which was previously pushed months down the line of the mainland European release. Despite being stuck with an English-voiced mainland release if I wanted t... read

To say Topware has been suffering from bad PR lately is to put it lightly. A number of anonymous sources have accused the publisher of attempting to influence review scores by threatening to blacklist any outlet that gives Tw... read feature

Two Worlds II dev diary talks changes


Jan 15
In a new developer diary video, Creative Director Scott Cromie talks about the changes they made to make Two Worlds II a better game than the first one. From what I've heard, the sidequests have silly humor, the spell craft... read

Two Worlds II's Sordahon does contract negotiations


Sep 22
I would expect that the process of hiring a celebrity to be in your videogame has the potential to be very frustrating indeed. Take Sordahon from Two Worlds II as an example. Here, the people at Southpeak are doing ever... read

As some of you may know, I won a little contest that sent me to PAX East. It was a very enjoyable weekend and besides the tons of fun I had with my fellow Dtoiders checking out upcoming releases, getting a bunch of swag, and ... read feature







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