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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

7:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Jane Jensen's Moebius is arriving April 15

After 2012's successful Kickstarter campaign, we'll get our hands Jane Jensen's new game, Moebius: Empire Rising on April 15, 2014. It's Jensen's first game since 2010's Gray Matter, so it's been some time coming. Players wil...

Alasdair Duncan

6:00 PM on 02.20.2014

Pick your own Rockstar games bundle at GamersGate

Bundle deals are great but it's frustrating when you already own a game in a bundle. Even though you're saving money, you still feel like you've spent money needlessly. GamersGate has a good solution that lets you pick your o...

Alasdair Duncan

5:30 PM on 02.19.2014

Here's February's batch of Steam Greenlight titles

Some of the recent batches of titles to come through Steam's Greenlight program have been underwhelming, but this latest batch of 50 games has some promising titles in it. Included in February's update is a game Darren o...

Alasdair Duncan

3:00 PM on 02.18.2014

Here's some more info on FTL: Advanced Edition

We've known an big update is coming to the wonderful FTL but we've got a bit more information as to what will actually be in the upcoming Advanced Edition. One of the big things that's caught my eye is the addition of a Clone...

Alasdair Duncan

1:15 PM on 02.18.2014

Humble Bundle 11 has The Swapper, Guacamelee! and more

It's Humble Bundle time again and you know what that means; pay what you want for some great games but pay a little extra to get even more. Humble Bundle 11 has some great games from the few years like Guacamelee!: Gold Editi...

Alasdair Duncan

4:00 PM on 02.17.2014

Peter Molyneux says GODUS is 'invest-to-play'

After weighing in on the backlash against EA's latest Dungeon Keeper drama, Peter Molyneux has been talking to Pocket Gamer about how he plans to implement a different kind of free-to-play model for his god game, GODUS. ...

Alasdair Duncan

8:00 PM on 02.14.2014

Mod adds Arstotzka from Papers, Please to Civ V

Mashing two games together in a mod isn't always a recipe for success but this new mod for Civilization V looks like it might hit the mark. Steam user Snakeeater 337 has created a mod that adds Arstotzka, the country from Pap...

Alasdair Duncan







You can play The Witcher franchise for free this weekend photo
You can play The Witcher franchise for free this weekend
by Alasdair Duncan

With The Witcher 3 not to far off and looking pretty darn impressive, now would be a good time to catch up on the earlier games in the series. Steam has you covered by making both The Witcher and its sequel, The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings, free this weekend. 

If I were you, I'd head straight to the superior sequel to get a quick Witcher fix this weekend. Whilst both games benefited from generous post-release patches, The Witcher 2 is still the better of the two. If the adventures of Geralt are impressing you, then you can buy both games for 80 percent off until late on Sunday. The Witcher is £1.39/$1.99 and the sequel is £2.99/$3.99. 

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