It's as if we slipped into some alternate dimension. The long-awaited Plants vs. Zombies 2 went straight to mobile, passing over PC fans, and while it wasn't bad -- not at all -- I sure lost interest.
Instead, it's PopCap's t... more
Doujin shooter Gigantic Army is out now on Steam for a measly $5.99. You should check out our review and buy it maybe. That is, if you like fun things. You do like fun things, don't you?
I mean, seriously, what els... more
You know who else would appreciate seeing more Metal Gear Solid games on PC? Me. And a bunch of you too, I'm willing to bet. The more opportunities for people to play it, the better.
Speaking to GameSpot about MGS V: The Phan... more
BioWare general manager Aaryn Flynn has responded to a fan query from December about the studio remastering Mass Effect Trilogy for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 featuring "1080p/high-res textures/60fps, etc."
Now, Flynn obvious... more
The next content batch for Grand Theft Auto Online is called The Business. New vehicles include the Albany Alpha, Dinka Jester, and Grotti Turismo R to fill out the sports car department, while the new Vestra private jet will... more
Sidescrolling run-and-gun games are, arguably, a classic that never seem to go out of style. Games like Contra and Gunstar Heroes, with their multiple weapon types, hundreds of attacking enemies, and billions of bullets whizz... more
If you came up to me and told me I could be this turned around, bearingless and disoriented, on a two dimensional plane of movement, I would say, "Gee, that's oddly specific, why are you telling me this?"
And then you would f... more
The original Rambo is more than just a guilty pleasure for action enthusiasts. While the latter two in the trilogy are arguably just popcorn flicks in terms of their overall impact on the industry as a whole, the fi... more
Plants vs. Zombies has been on one wild ride since PopCap was acquired by Electronic Arts. What started off as a grassroots (hah) series with humble beginnings on the PC has become an exclusive-heavy franchise -- with Pl... more
Steel Diver kind of came and went in 2011 on the 3DS. As a brand new IP for Nintendo it was a gamble, and one that seemingly didn't pay off with critics or fans. But they're back in 2014 with a free-to-play version title... more
No, it's not a ploy to trick people into thinking they're buying Titanfall. Titan Invasion is a collection of two indie PC games; the Space Invaders-styled Titan Attacks!, which won me over with its well-done trailer (above)... more
Some truly excellent games from Rockstar are on sale right now on PlayStation Network.
You can't go wrong with the Red Dead Redemption and Undead Nightmare Collection ($9.99) or Max Payne 3 ($4.99). Bully ($2.49), a PS2 Class... more
It's unclear what exactly Cliff Bleszinski's next game will be, though last we heard a first-person arena shooter was at least a possibility. The former Epic Games designer has spoken about his future in an interview with Gam... more
Alright everyone, we all know I haven't been doing my weekly playthrough show for a while now, but like a mighty phoenix I have risen from the smoldering ashes of my previously fried video card and am now ready to jump back i... more
It's the early 21st century and humanity is embroiled in a bitter war with an alien race hellbent on stemming mankind's advance into outer space. You are a mech pilot. You pilot a war machine that's enormous and powerful. Ali... more
That logo. That trailer. That ... everything. Rather embarrassingly, I'm only now coming to the realization that I should have bothered to pay more attention to Broforce long ago. Finally, a game where I can (essentially) pl... more
Undead Labs is locked in with Microsoft Studios now that it has signed a multi-year, multi-title agreement with the publisher, but in the more immediate future, there's more DLC on the way for State of Decay. This second expa... more
It's Valentine's Day and Rockstar Games is celebrating by adding new ways to kill others in Grand Theft Auto Online. Aww, they're so sweet!
The Valentine's Day Massacre special will add the new Gusenberg Sweeper machine gun, ... more
A new trailer for Velocity 2X has been posted to PlayStation Blog, giving a little tease of the game's progress and showing off some slick, fast-paced gameplay. The accompanying post gives some insight into what Futurla... more
As it turns out, Tom Clancy's The Division won't be entirely the brain-child of Massive Entertainment. For a few months now, UK-based developer Ubisoft Reflections has been contributing to the open-world shooter, as repo... more
Doujin shooter Gigantic Army has been granted access to Valve's walled garden and will be making its way to Steam in the near future, according to publisher Nyu Media. The localization group issued a statement thanking fans f... more
Gigantic Army begins its assault on Windows PC today, courtesy of publisher Nyu Media and Japanese indie studio Astro Port. The mech-flavored side-scrolling shooter takes inspiration from 16-bit titles like Metal Wa... more
Our friends at Crytek are currently accepting pre-registrations for their upcoming iOS and Android shooter The Collectables, and they've created an exclusive in-game shirt and gun just for the Dtoid community!
By heading ove... more
Microsoft has acquired the rights to Gears of War from Epic Games and tasked Black Tusk Studios with development of the next installment. The time frame of this deal hasn't been made clear, leaving lots of room for speculatio... more
Since Nintendo seems dead set on never giving us another proper 2D Metroid game, it is up to the indie community to pull up the slack. Ghost Song, a game heavily inspired by old school Metroid titles, and Paradise Lost, a go... more
Vlambeer (Super Crate Box, Ridiculous Fishing) created Gun Godz -- yes, with a "z" -- as part of the Venus Patrol website Kickstarter a couple of years back. Now, you can buy it standalone for whatever price you feel is appr... more
I have lost track of the number of times I've bought Metal Slug 3, which usually isn't a good sign -- but it's one of those timeless games and I can't help myself. Absolutely no regrets. Temptation will arise once again in Fe... more
Despite loving the hell out of Resident Evil 4, I never did pick up Capcom's first attempt at a PC port of the 2005 game. By all accounts it was a mess, one that modders were able to salvage to some extent. The new PC version... more
Side-scrolling mech shooter Gigantic Army is set to make its attack run on Windows PC early next month, doujinsoft publisher Nyu Media has announced. Developed by Astro Port, the Japanese indie studio behind the likes of&nbs... more
I've spent more time playing Resogun than anything else on my PlayStation 4, and with pretty good reason. As a rather deep arcade shooter, it enjoys a high degree of challenge and scoring potential that makes it easy to retu... more
Grand Theft Auto Online has returned now that Rockstar's scheduled maintenance period is over. Some players have in recent times discovered an exploit which allows "game-breaking amounts of in-game cash" to be generated and g... more
This weekend on Steam, both Saints Row IV and Company of Heroes 2 will be playable for free. If you like what you find and want to continue after 1:00pm Pacific on Sunday, which is when this promo ends, the titles are on sale... more
Look, Turtle Rock Studios' Evolve sounds appealing to me. It's got players taking on the role of either a group of monster hunters or the formidable beast they're hunting. It's by the Left 4 Dead folks. There's enough of a pr... more
Last we heard, the standalone alpha release of DayZ had passed 800,000 copies sold. It's only been about a week since and the game has reached an important milestone: one million sales. If you were wondering what kind of numb... more
Shütshimi is a retro-style shoot 'em up where you are a gold fish with bad memory problems and big beefy arms. With those beefy arms you will shoot up other fish because who cares. You're a fish with beefy arms and guns... more
Our last glimpse of the forthcoming Left Behind story DLC for The Last of Us had Ellie and her companion Riley stumbling upon a seemingly functional carousel. IGN has a short new cinematic clip in which Riley pretends to be a... more
Having all but ignored initial reviews for Halo: Spartan Assault when it first hit Windows 8 platforms last year, I was quite optimistic that I would thoroughly enjoy a top-down, twin-stick shooter set in Microsoft’s ... more
Ubisoft's Far Cry Compilation for PlayStation 3 -- which includes Far Cry 2, Far Cry 3, and Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon -- has been outdone by ... Ubisoft. Europe is getting a bundle of its own, dubbed Far Cry: The Wild Expeditio... more
The cat is out of the bag, and Turtle Rock's next project is Evolve, a space themed game where four players face off against a player controlled creature. If you're intrigued by the concept and want to know more, OXM has dug ... more
It's been awhile since we last heard of Rambo: The Video Game. After the reveal of the Rambo figurine pre-order bonus, we haven't seen any videos or pictures since. Now, it seems publisher Reef Entertainment is ready to give... more
Back in the day, we used to regularly post ESRB rating summaries that were humorous in their dry delivery or were otherwise notable. The listing for Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes has sparked discussion for its "Sexual Vio... more
That's my hope, anyway. Cuphead is one of those games I feel bad for not noticing sooner. Sporting a remarkable sense of style and animation, this looks to represent the best of the run-and-gun genre, with developer Studio M... more
Ska Studios came into the gaming consciousness with one of the most successful Xbox Live Indie Games, I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MBIES 1N IT!!!1. Now they have returned to that platform one more time to put the final nai... more
I haven't exactly been wondering what designer Tomonobu Itagaki's been up to as of late, but now I'm curious. His team at Valhalla Game Studios was working on Devil's Third last we heard, although updates on the project have ... more
We sure do love to work. Throw us into an online degeneration simulator, and we'll just end up making jobs for ourselves. Anything to feel that familiar slow trickle of income as our life slow-trickles away.
That's what's goi... more
There is snow all over Los Santos right now in Grand Theft Auto Online. Rockstar is celebrating Christmas by filling the game with snow. So much snow. Good luck driving!
The update has also added a bunch of holiday-themed ite... more
Halo: Spartan Assault is now available on the Xbox One, one day earlier than planned. The Xbox 360 version is still coming out January 2014.
The twin-stick shooter was originally released for Windows 8 phones and PC, but now ... more
Let's unravel this polymer of nucleic acids and LinkedIn resumes. First, concept artist James Paick showed off some sci-fi art from "Unannounced IP" linked to Double Helix.
Some NeoGAF snooping uncovered a LinkedIn page for D... more
Anyone that's concerned that the PC version of Tom Clancy's The Division will get the short end of the procedurally destroyed stick can breathe a bit easier. According to the developers, PC's getting the same love and ca... more
Co-founder and CEO of Red 5 Studios, Mark Kern, has been voted out of the company behind FireFall "effectively immediately." Mark was also removed from the board, and no longer has any authority with Red 5. The story comes vi... more