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5:30 PM on 03.10.2014

Roam the wastelands with your dog in Ashen Rift

I'm a sucker for a post-apocalyptic wasteland (I grew up in Glasgow, go figure), so Ashen Rift: A man and his dog looks to be the type of game I'd like to play. Set after a cataclysmic event, a lone survivor heads to the mid...

Alasdair Duncan





4:00 PM on 03.06.2014

Hit iOS game Year Walk arrives on Steam

Just as winter starts to fade and spring begins to arrive, here comes Year Walk's appearance on Steam to bring a little chill into our lives. Released last year on iOS to a lot of acclaim, the game tells the story of a man w...

Alasdair Duncan

4:30 PM on 03.05.2014

So how well did Monaco sell in Humble Bundle 11?

With the recent Humble Indie Bundle 11 finished, Pocketwatch Games has posted an interesting postmortem about how well its game Monaco: What's Yours is Mine sold as part of the bundle. There were 493,816 bundles sold generati...

Alasdair Duncan



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PC Port Report: Thief
by Alasdair Duncan

The Thief series began on the PC, and it's one of those games that old people like me say has its spiritual home there. So it's no surprise that the new Thief reboot/remake would come under scrutiny as to how well it performs on the platform where so many people enjoyed the first adventures of Garret. 

Whilst Chris Carter found the 2014 Thief solid but not exactly memorable, I think I've been having a bit more fun with the game, especially in the side missions where you can just pit your wits against the game. Although it's a great-looking game on a good PC, Thief isn't without its issues. 

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2:15 PM on 03.04.2014

Slay the hero to become him in Crawl

Last year we got a brief look at Crawl which has the most ingenious multiplayer system I've seen in a long time. One player will take on a courageous hero, hacking and slashing his way through a dungeon whilst the other play...

Alasdair Duncan

5:00 PM on 03.03.2014

ERSB says Watch Dogs has nudity and drunkenness

Reading ERSB rating information summaries is always a dryly humorous experience; the folks over at the Examiner have dug up the rating information on Ubisoft's much-delayed Watch Dogs and it makes for some interesting reading...

Alasdair Duncan



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Review: Drunken Robot Pornography
by Alasdair Duncan

Drunken Robot Pornography has a unique concept to go along with its memorable title. You take control of Reuben Mastumoto, who is having a real bad day. He accidentally made his robot bartender, Tim, self-aware and presumably being slightly freaked out by this, Tim burned down Reuben's bar and stole all the other robot staff members.

Now Reuben has to defend Boston from Tim and the awesome titans he's created from the former bar staff. The premise of Drunken Robot Pornography is absurd but it's the basis of a solid game that blends the massive bosses of a bullet-hell shmup and the tight first-person shooter arenas of something like Quake III

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7:00 PM on 02.28.2014

StarCrawlers meets its Kickstarter goal

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about StarCrawlers from Juggernaut Games, a sci-fi dungeon crawler that had launched a Kickstarter campaign. Our commenters seemed to be into the game, which is good news as the Juggernaut ...

Alasdair Duncan

9:00 PM on 02.26.2014

Ether One will finally materialize on March 25

A few days ago I was bemoaning the long wait between games coming through Steam's Greenlight service and actually being released. One title I've been waiting for is Ether One, the atmospheric, first-person puzzle game from W...

Alasdair Duncan

3:15 PM on 02.26.2014

Gods Will Be Watching coming to Steam, GOG in June

Last year we heard that Devlover Digital would be publishing the tense, point-and-click game Gods Will Be Watching from Spanish developer Deconstructeam. If you've been waiting for the full release then, it's still a few mon...

Alasdair Duncan

1:00 AM on 02.26.2014

Here's the lowdown on Wasteland 2's big beta update

Typical, just when you mention how inXile was taking its time updating Wasteland 2, the studio releases a big update to its game. There's a lot of additions and changes in this update -- way too many to list here -- but they...

Alasdair Duncan

5:30 PM on 02.25.2014

South Park: The Stick of Truth will be censored in Europe

[Update: The PC version of The Stick of Truth will be censored in the following regions: Germany, Austria, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.] Eurogamer has had a look at a document that claims Ubisoft has cut seven...

Alasdair Duncan





3:30 PM on 02.25.2014

Warehouse and Logistics Simulator gets zombie DLC

When I saw that a game called Warehouse and Logistics Simulator had been released, I thought "Yeah, makes sense the way the Simulator franchise has been heading." Really, I've just been holding out for Car Park Attendant Simu...

Alasdair Duncan

3:00 PM on 02.25.2014

The Humble Weekly Bundle is adventure game crazy

I think I was distracted last week with the announcement of Humble Bundle 11 because I hadn't realized how good the Humble Weekly sale looked. If you pay $15, you'll get 12 adventure games which works out at just over $1 a ga...

Alasdair Duncan

3:00 PM on 02.22.2014

Double Fine has enough funds for Broken Age Act II

I think the question that most people asked themselves when they finished Broken Age Act I was "Okay, so when am I going to get to play Act II?" The more pressing concern was "Will there be an Act II?" but thankfully Double F...

Alasdair Duncan

2:00 PM on 02.22.2014

Wasteland 2 will be done 'when it's done'

Development on inXile's Wasteland 2 continues to rumble on after its release in beta form at the end of 2013. There's still no news on when the game will be complete and an update from inXile head Brian Fargo confirms th...

Alasdair Duncan