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8:30 AM on 03.04.2013

Torment: Tides of Numenera Kickstarter begins March 6

Torment: Tides of Numenera, the spiritual successor to the phenomenal Planescape: Torment, was revealed to be taking the crowd-funding route some time ago, and now inXile are finally about to st...

Fraser Brown

3:00 PM on 02.20.2013

Planescape: Torment spiritual successor gets a name

Planescape: Torment is, for me, the pinnacle of videogame roleplaying experiences. It managed to make boring stats meaningful by putting them to use outside of combat constantly, its story and dialogue blow even Baldur's Gate...

Fraser Brown

7:00 PM on 02.09.2013

Watch the first gameplay footage of Wasteland 2

Interested in seeing what Brian Fargo's team at inXile has been doing with the gobs of money thrown at them by backers of its Wasteland 2 Kickstarter funding campaign? Then you'll enjoy this video which features a full fifte...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:30 PM on 09.06.2012

Leaked video of Wasteland 2 shows off isometric view

A video of Wasteland 2 has been leaked onto YouTube. The video is in Russian, but thanks to my excellent knowledge of Google's translator, I was able to deduce that this is supposedly from a talk given by Bria...

Joshua Derocher

9:00 AM on 03.31.2012

The DTOID Show: Journey, FEZ, and Wasteland 2!

Happy Friday, folks! In case you missed it, The Destructoid Show went live earlier today, and in addition to giving out four codes for Waveform on Steam, we also covered a metric shit-ton of news that happened recently - som...

Tara Long

5:00 PM on 03.30.2012

inXile might work with Obsidian on Wasteland 2

Watching the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter progress has been a real trip, from inception, to this: the craziest moment yet. If the project manages to raise $2.1 million in contributions, developer inXile will collaborate with Obsid...

Jordan Devore





10:00 AM on 03.13.2012

inXile finally sets up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2

After weeks of talk, inXile Entertainment has finally set up a Kickstarter for Wasteland 2. The so-called "Godfather of post apocalyptic RPGs" is set to return, with a little help from the community.  The plan is for res...

Jim Sterling

8:00 AM on 02.16.2012

Brian Fargo may attempt kickstarting a Wasteland sequel

Back in 1988, Brian Fargo designed a post-apocalyptic game called Wasteland which would eventually fall deep into the shadow of its spiritual successor, Fallout. It seems that Fargo never quite let go of the game an...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:30 PM on 01.12.2012

Live show: Mash Tactics to the rescue in Choplifter HD

Today, Mash Tactics proceeds to the helicopter in Choplifter HD. The old Apple II adventure has finally been brought into high definition, with new gameplay depth to match the enhanced graphics. This updated chopper run is av...

Bill Zoeker

3:00 PM on 01.11.2012

Choplifter HD to get free helicopter DLC

inXile Entertainment has released their HD re-imagining of Choplifter for the PC, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade today for $14.99/1200 MS Points. Choplifter HD is just the latest in a long line of games to get the m...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: Choplifter HD photo
Review: Choplifter HD
by Maurice Tan

There has been a fair share of '80s arcade titles that made the transition to the current generation. From Pac-Man: CE to Galaga Legions, the downloadable platforms have become a haven for games that try to capture that nostalgia of old in a flashy new skin.

Choplifter HD takes Choplifter to the Unreal Engine 3 era with an update in visuals and gameplay depth alike. And just like the original, it's definitely not for the faint of heart.

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6:30 PM on 11.30.2011

Choplifter HD: Konami is getting to the chopper

Choplifter HD, the re-imagining of the 80s classic, is getting close to take off. It has recently been picked up by Konami, who will be co-publishing the XBLA title with developer, InXile Entertainment. Prospective rescue pil...

Fraser Brown



Poor chickens: Hands-on with Choplifter HD photo
Poor chickens: Hands-on with Choplifter HD
by Nick Chester

It's been awhile since we've seen a game in the Choplifter series, about seven years if my calculations are correct, with the PlayStation 2 title Choplifter: Crisis Shield. So you're forgiven if you thought the classic series -- which made its debut in 1982 for the Apple II -- fell off the map.

Well it's back, thanks to developer inXile and its upcoming downloadable title, Choplifter HD. This updated take on the classic sticks closely to the original formula: a side-scrolling game that has you completing rescue missions in a combat helicopter. According to the game's lead designer, Jairo Silva, staying true to the original was key to inXile's vision. Silva tells me they even spoke with original Choplifter designer Dan Gorlin in an effort to bring the original vision -- limited by early-80s technology -- to life on current generation hardware.

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Review: Hunted: The Demon's Forge photo
Review: Hunted: The Demon's Forge
by Jim Sterling

The last time inXile graced the world with a console roleplaying was with The Bard's Tale back in 2004. Since then, the studio has been quietly working away on a number of mobile games, so it's certainly interesting to see the company return to full-scale RPGs after making games like Super Stacker, Super Stacker 2 and Super Stacker Party

Hunted: The Demon's Forge has nothing to do with stacking, super or otherwise. 

 

 

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5:00 PM on 05.26.2011

Hunted: The Demon's Forge official launch trailer

Here's the launch trailer for Hunted: The Demon's Forge, which finally releases next week. I've had my eye on this game for quite some time, and I'm certainly hoping for good things.  The trailer does a good job of maki...

Jim Sterling

3:00 PM on 05.20.2011

Hunted: The Demon's Forge video is about some sounds

Developer diaries really are arrogant. It's like nobody asked the developers to make a documentary, so the developers made it themselves.  Nevertheless, I'm still looking forward to Hunted: The Demon's Forge, so I'll le...

Jim Sterling