I really enjoyed my time with Tiny Brains on the PlayStation 4, and now, people can pick it up on Steam. It'll be on sale for 30% off ($13.99) until December 18th, at which point it'll revert back to the standard price o... more
After coming out of seemingly nowhere to impress us back in May, Rain Games' exploratory puzzle-platformer Teslagrad is nearing its launch on PC, which happens December 13, 2013. The game is hitting Steam, GOG.com, and other... more
Arena-like games are seeing a resurgence in this era, with titles like Towerfall and Gun Monkeys -- games that take us back to the days where local play reigned supreme, and couch parties were commonplace. They offer up ... more
The Kickstarter for Catacomb Kids will be funded when the campaign closes in approximately a day's time. Designer FourbitFriday has release a couple of video demonstrations since we last checked in with this roguelike platfo... more
Genre blending is becoming more and more common as developers explore different gameplay styles. As with puzzle and role-playing, rhythm elements are often folded into otherwise unrelated games to various degrees.
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Tony Ponce laid it out in his review, but to reiterate, Volgarr the Viking is worth your time if you're down for a challenge. The 2D action game is half price in a 48-hour sale on Steam which started earlier this morning. At ... more
Now through midnight on December 16, Square Enix's vampire-themed action-RPG Bloodmasque is free on the App Store for iPhone and iPad. I was strangely eager to share this news, but then I noticed the title was already free fo... more
Ubisoft's adding a bit of clout to the Assassin's Creed IV multiplayer roster tomorrow. Blackbeard, arguably the most influential and notorious of pirates, will be made available for download as a playable multiplayer fi... more
Anyone who played the old Thief games might remember Garrett taking on a young apprentice. Apparently, Eidos Montreal doesn't want to have a young thief following him around, because during VGX they released a trailer for th... more
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... more
While many of you may be enjoying the latest Ys title to land stateside, Ys: Memories of Celceta on the PS Vita, one title in the series had yet to see any sort of English adaptation. That is until now.
Thanks to the tea... more
War of the Vikings has been in its alpha phase for quite some time, but publisher Paradox has informed us that the game has now been upgraded to a beta. You'll find new maps, modes and other extras accompanying this change, ... more
As Chris told us, Sony is giving away ten PlayStation Mobile games for free this holiday season. The current pair of titles is an old-school first-person shooter called Gun Commando and a 2D hack-and-slash romp named Mononoke... more
No, Xbox 360s haven't magically become irrelevant now that the Xbox One is out, but developers are starting to make the transition all the same. For a game like Super Time Force, it makes total sense that it would release ac... more
Originally released on the 3DS eShop several months ago, SteamWorld Dig has now come to Windows, Mac, and Linux via Steam. This port of the 2D mining adventure has a fresh coat of paint thanks to new high-definition art, and ... more
Lately, Namco Bandai has been pretty keen to show off its upcoming title, Dark Souls II. With early 2014 looking pretty packed, From Software's next entry in the Souls series looks to be the one to keep an eye out for. In the... more
At first glance, FORCED looks like a typical action role-playing game, cut from the same cloth as Diablo III or Path of Exile. It's a bit like that, but it also has elements of a puzzler and a dual-stick shooter. But at the e... more
Members of the team at Avalanche Studios visited Costa Rica's Braulio Carrillo National Park earlier this year to gather reference material. The trip was documented, which is neat to see in and of itself, but I'll also take ... more
Last night, on the eve of the Starbound beta's release, the developers at Chucklefish put out a new trailer commemorating the early access of this unique and ambitious title. For the uninitiated, Starbound is a randomly gene... more
Path of Exile has been out for about a month now and is already proving to be quite the hit, with the development team behind the game revealing some rather interesting figures.
Grinding Gear Games has announced that its... more
Apotheon is an action platformer that looks like a Greek-themed Mark of the Ninja -- and that's a good thing. In this new gameplay trailer we'll get a decent look at combat and a few sticky platforming situations t... more
Assassin's Creed IV's Freedom Cry DLC, which deals with first mate Adewale's mission to free as many slaves as he can, will drop on December 17th. Taking place a few years after the core story, Freedom Cry is a mini... more
There's technically been nothing stopping me from trying the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod, but I've managed to continually miss out on the public beta tests. It was wonderful to hear that it'll also be released for Steam -- o... more
The first thing that came to mind when Disney Infinity was announced was a Wreck-It Ralph-themed campaign. With multiple settings that weren't fully explored in the film, the franchise is a goldmine of locations, and I w... more
Couch co-op is sadly rare these days. Although I grew up playing games locally throughout my entire childhood, more often than not, split- or same-screen play is axed in favor of packing in more online features. Whether it's ... more
As you may have noticed, Disney Infinity has been slowly rolling out some add-on options for the core game, and not all of them are created equal. Some involve a full-on story mode unique to a Disney IP, some are charact... more
Gazillion Entertainment has, to the joy of some, added X-Men's Gambit to Marvel Heroes' head count. The Gambit Hero Pack (which, on top of Gambit, includes additional in-game items) can be purchased from the in-game store fo... more
Although it may not be high on many gamer's wish lists, Assault Android Cactus is shaping up to be a pretty action packed arcade shoot 'em up. This newest trailer shows off the character Aubergine, as well as some ... more
The Beach Bum update for Grand Theft Auto V evidently had more to it than beach themed items. Audio files have been extracted from the downloadable content, revealing various characters detailing new activities from gambling... more
Tecmo Koei and Omega Force's Toukiden: The Age of Demons was one of those titles I had hoped would make it outside of Japan -- where it's done extremely well for itself, I might add -- and that's indeed happening on February ... more
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-... more
Disney Infinity will see new toys and Power Discs released this month. In fact, a couple are out today as you can get the Wreck-It Ralph figure from Walmart, and the Rapunzel toy from Best Buy. Vanellope will be out on Novem... more
The Souls series has many admirers. From the studio making The Witcher series, to the rabid fan base that's sworn by its hardcore and uncompromising gameplay -- the Demon's Souls and Dark Souls can be easily seen as among the... more
After yesterday's tease of new Team Fortress 2 content, Valve has revealed more about the new update for its free-to-play shooter. On the official blog, the developers showed off the second map for the Two Cities update call... more
There are a number of great 3DS eShop games I've managed to miss this year, with SteamWorld Dig easily topping that list. As much as news of the game coming to Steam (PC and Mac) on December 5, 2013 has me wanting to get the... more
The beat-'em-up genre has some serious classics in it; Turtles in Time and Castle Crashers immediately come to mind. There’s just something about those games that cement them as amazing experiences in our mind. Playing ... more
As the release of the Xbox One approaches, the official launch trailer for Killer Instinct is out now, and it's teasing plans for the future. Much like their previous trailers, they showcase much of the existing content whil... more
Brian Horton, the Senior Art Director at Crystal Dynamics, is really excited that the next Tomb Raider has been announced so he can talk about it. Horton explained the direction of the sequel's story, saying that "The Tomb Ra... more
In 2014, a new Strider will launch on the PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and PC platforms. Set to hit Japan on February 22nd, the game will be both a downloadable title and a packaged version -- similar to DuckTales Remastered... more
Crimson Dragon director Yukio Futatsugi has taken some early criticism to heart, and has decided to adjust the difficulty of the game a bit -- specifically, he's lowering it with a launch day patch. After each fight your drag... more
Valve still has plans to keep the party going for Team Fortress 2. After its recent Halloween pack, the developers are already underway with the reveal of new content. Today, an update for Mann vs. Machine was teased on the o... more
Aksys has released an incredibly brief teaser trailer for its upcoming action game Magus, co-developed by Black Tower. I mean brief. There are more logos than footage.
Magus is headed exclusively to PS3 early 2014. In it, yo... more
This is definitely our meatiest look yet at the upcoming 3DS game Attack on Titan: The Last Wings of Mankind, which is launching in Japan on December 5.
I'm really curious just how the 3D maneuvering works and how it f... more
The first time I met Dennis Wedin, co-creator of Hotline Miami, I could not stop looking at his arms. His body is adorned by awesome unique tattoos, and his latest piece takes the cake.
Dennis got a new tattoo on his chest ba... more
Ubisoft has given out notice that the promised Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag update for 1080p and better anti-aliasing is now available for download on PlayStation 4.
It's still something of a shock to my system that such functionality has to come in the form of a title update, but when RAM requirements are being lowered through patches, anything's possible!
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Crying is Not Enough is trying to get itself Greenlit on Steam. It's like an unwitting spiritual successor to Deadly Premonition, if that trailer is any indication. It's full of amusingly stilted voice acting and features so... more
On Amazon's Italian site, there is a PlayStation 4 listing for something called Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition that's said to be releasing on January 24 for €59.99. According to the description, this re-release includes... more
I've always had a soft spot for SpyHunter. Although Twisted Metal and other arena-based shooters are great in their own right, there's something special about an action racing game that lets you hit the open road.
As the spiritual successor to the Panzer Dragoon franchise, Crimson Dragon has some big shoes to fill. The talent is there, as the former director of the first three Panzer games and a Panzer composer are ... more
A lot of doubts filled the air when Dead Rising 3 was announced. As both an Xbox One exclusive and a Capcom-produced title, not a whole lot of excitement was abound when the game was first announced. Then you add in the ... more