Screw Barbarians -- wizards can roll hard, too. This afternoon I played a peculiar action adventure title called Magicka. In brief, it’s a ranged-heavy twist on Diablo. You play as one of four multi-colored wizards, each with the ability to cast and combine a diverse amount elemental spells via a quick-snap radial menu. For example, you can combine a lone Water and a Lightning element to make a super nasty electrical attack or couple a Water and Fire for a steam attack.
Injustice: Gods Among Us is launching on April 16th, its new launch trailer will give you a general feel of the game's setup. Featuring some of the biggest names in the DC universe, Injustice will pit good against evil in fi...more
In yet another stellar interview, Spencer Hayes speaks with Justin Elliot of Cardboard Computer about their game, Kentucky Route Zero, which took the IGF award for "Excellence in Visual Arts." But it's the way player choice is managed that has captured Spencer's interest in this unique, narrative-driven title.more
Spencer Hayes caught up with NVIDIA project manager Justin Walker at GDC 2013, where he was showing off Project Shield, a handheld gaming device capable of playing Android games and streaming PC titles direct from the user's...more