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Anomaly

Anomaly trilogy to close with Anomaly Defenders


Third game features alien perspective
Apr 03
I loved the first two Anomaly games for how they turned traditional tower defense mechanics on their head to make something fun and different. I'm not so sure about the announcement of the series' final installment, rev... read
Dead End

Crush zombies in endurance racer Dead End


Now released for mobile devices
Apr 02
Released today for iOS, Android and Windows Phones, Dead End is an endurance racing game in which players strike zombies to earn cash while avoiding road hazards. Earned money can then be spent on upgrades to the car, a... read
The Walking Dead

Online stores list The Walking Dead for Xbox One


May be shambling its way to the new generation
Apr 02
Telltale's widely acclaimed series based on The Walking Dead may soon arrive on Xbox One. NeoGAF poster MauroNL spotted listings for the Game of the Year edition of the first season and the second season on the webs... read
Nuclear Throne

Vlambeer changing direction of Nuclear Throne


Shift to first-person perspective playable now
Apr 01
I really love Nuclear Throne. The procedurally generated stages and high challenge level have kept me coming back time and again as Vlambeer has continued to tweak and expand the game in Early Access. Today comes perhaps the... read

Trailblazing race game Krautscape now in Steam Early Access


Take the lead, build the road
Apr 01
Last week, we took a  look at upcoming indie title Krautscape, a racing game where the leading player builds the track while they drive and opponents seek to exploit shortcut opportunities to steal that lead away. I... read

Musical exploration game FRACT OSC will be at PAX East


New teaser video released
Mar 31
FRACT OSC will be releasing next month and while we don't know exactly when it will be available for purchase just yet, we do know that the game will be playable on the show floor at PAX East, April 11-13, as part of th... read
Watch Dogs

Watch Dogs' digital Chicago explored in new trailer


Hack the Windy City
Mar 27
A new video has been released by Ubisoft to inform players of what they can expect when exploring the city of Chicago in Watch Dogs. It emphasizes the open nature of the world, the player's ability to impact it through the g... read
Shadowrun Online

Early Access version of Shadowrun Online launching March 31


Combat-focused prologue to full campaign
Mar 27
Cliffhanger Productions has announced a Steam Early Access release date for Shadowrun Online, the successfully crowdfunded MMO set in the magic-meets-technology setting of Shadowrun. Launching on March 31, the game will begi... read
Behold the awesome might of the URAUSER
After no small amount of effort (and a couple of glitches that I am a bit peeved about), I finally managed to complete all of the challenges in Luftrausers and the reward you get for doing so is totally amazing.  read feature

Wolfenstein

Wolfenstein: The New Order 'Panzerhund Edition' comes without game


$100 package now available to order
Mar 26
Bethesda announced today that pre-orders are available for the "Panzerhund Edition" of Wolfenstein: The New Order, a limited-edition package which includes an 8" articulated statue of the Panzerhund enemy, documents, patches,... read
Cabela's

New Cabela's trailer puts a happy face on hunting


Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts now available
Mar 25
Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts was released into the wild today for Xbox 360, PS3, PC, and Wii U. Activision released this trailer to accompany the launch. I love it so, so much. It's less about the gameplay, which... read
Trials

Trick-filled new trailer for Trials Fusion


Closed beta currently in operation
Mar 25
Ubisoft has released this new trailer for Trials Fusion, with a look at some of the flips, grabs and holds possible with the game's new FMX trick system. Trials may not have needed more ways to screw up a landing, but t... read

Escape Goat 2 released as Tim Schafer tries to take credit


The man can ham as few men can
Mar 24
Are you ready to laugh? Double Fine has released this video to promote the launch of Escape Goat 2 today on Windows, Mac and Linux PCs, and I suspect it's the funniest thing I'm going to see today. Watch what happens wh... read
Trials

Trials Frontier to arrive on iOS April 10


Free-to-crash
Mar 24
Trials Frontier, the first mobile version of RedLynx's acrobatic motorcycle series, now has a release date of April 10 for iOS devices. An Android launch of the free-to-play racing title will arrive at a later, as yet undisc... read
Disney Fantasia

Harmonix reveals The Hollow region of Disney Fantasia


Also announces multiplayer mode and more music
Mar 24
Harmonix has released this trailer for Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved, highlighting a new region of the game, The Hollow, where players will bring a forest environment to life through playing songs and interacting in the wor... read
Kojima

Hideo Kojima unboxes Big Boss in Paris game shop


Backed by breezy Metal Gear theme
Mar 20
This is a silly little video uploaded today to the official Metal Gear Solid YouTube page. Hideo Kojima made a surprise appearance at a Micromania game store in Paris to celebrate the release of Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Ze... read

Division devs brag about Ubisoft's Snowdrop engine


Video shows tools in use, little else
Mar 19
Ubisoft dropped this video today featuring some of the people working at Massive Entertainment, talking about their experience using the Snowdrop engine to develop Tom Clancy's The Division. If you're hoping to see some addi... read
Oddworld

Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty looking good in new gameplay trailer


The definitions are so high
Mar 19
I've been a big fan of Oddworld from the very beginning. And the beginning is coming around again with the looming arrival of Oddworld: New & Tasty, a remake of the original classic Abe's Oddyssee in high-defin... read
Sacred 3

First gameplay footage of Sacred 3 released


Launch date set, pre-orders open
Mar 19
Deep Silver has announced a release date for Sacred 3, scheduled to arrive on August 26 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. They also brought the gift of a first gameplay trailer. I'm a fan of combining the cooperative goal ... read
Bears vs. Art gameplay

Bears vs Art gameplay shown in short new trailer


More pieces of puzzle game revealed
Mar 18
Last week, Halfbrick announced their latest game for iOS devices, Bears vs. Art, setting up a bunch of (adorable) exposition about a bear and the art museum which has infringed upon his territory but barely offered anything ... read
So many choices!
I've been slavishly playing Luftrausers like a madman this past weekend, and I'm shaping up to be a fairly decent player. To help you get a sense of the different Rausers you can pilot, I put together this little video ... read feature

Initiate wing attack plan 'R'
Vlambeer's air combat game, Luftrausers, has finally been cleared for take-off, following a wait that seemed far longer than anybody expected it would. It's been worth holding out for, and fans of high speed, challenging shoot-em-ups have something pretty special on their hands. read feature

Home

Home announced for PS4 and PS Vita


Indie horror has new address
Mar 17
The indie games just won't stop coming to Sony's tent, and today we learn that Ben Rivers' Home will be arriving on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita later this year. Atmospheric and full of surprises, Home is a creepy ... read
Inifinite Crisis

Inifinite Crisis open beta launched


Superhero free-to-play MOBA now playable by all
Mar 14
The multiplayer online battle arena title featuring DC Comics characters, Infinite Crisis, has started its open beta today. Interested parties can go and sign up now at the game's official website. To celebrate the launch, t... read
Wii Sports Club

Play Wii Sports Club for free next weekend


'Resort Course' added to golf offerings
Mar 14
Nintendo is taking another stab at getting players on board with Wii Sports Club with a free-to-play weekend, starting on March 21st and running through the 23rd. Those with a Wii U will have unfettered access to the thr... read
Cabela's

New shots of Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts


Oh, the places you'll kill
Mar 13
Activision put out a few new screenshots of Cabela's Big Game Hunter: Pro Hunts, releasing for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U on March 25. They depict animals to be shot and environments in which they can be shot, lik... read
Alien: Isolation

How Creative Assembly is designing their Alien for Alien: Isolation


Smart, aware and invincible
Mar 13
Sega has released a new video featuring members of the development team at Creative Assembly working on Alien: Isolation, as they describe their goals and approach toward designing the lone Xenomorph stalking the player thro... read

Little Big Adventure coming to Android and iOS March 27


Curse you FunFrock!
Mar 12
DotEmu announced today that they'll be bringing the classic French adventure Little Big Adventure to iOS and Android devices on March 27. Celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year, the game follows Twinsun, a youn... read
Dark Souls II

Prepare to die less with this Dark Souls II strategy overview


Tips from Junglist and VaatiVidya
Mar 11
Alongside today's launch of Dark Souls II, the game's Australian YouTube channel published the above tutorial video featuring Jeremy "The Junglist" Ray and YouTube Souls expert VaatiVidya. It's a thorough explanation of... read
Game over, man
This should sound somewhat familiar: a small band of mercenaries are on a forbidding planet, confronted by a horrific alien force that swarms across the landscape. Well-armed and entrenched, the soldiers have been easily keep... read feature

BioShock

Irrational devs recall proudest moments from their last BioShock DLC


I'm getting a little veklempt
Mar 11
In this reflective look back at the soon-to-be released final DLC for BioShock Infinite, members of the team at Irrational Games talk about the elements of the experience they are most individually proud of. There are also l... read
Bears vs. Art

Halfbrick reveals new puzzle game Bears vs. Art


When nice bears go bad
Mar 10
I hope you have some insulin handy because this trailer introducing Halfbrick's new game, Bear vs. Art, is sweeter than strawberry sundae topped with candy-coated gumdrops. I have watched it four times and still giggle at ho... read






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