The Metroidvania-inspired indie platformer A.N.N.E. has launched a Kickstarter, and unlike other massive projects floating around right now asking for millions of dollars, the goal is only $70,000. At the time of writing, it... more
I want Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon all over my body. Everything behind the game is amazing, even the box art. Artist James White is the man responsible for artwork you've seen, and he's shared some of the various concepts he crea... more
Today, Capcom lifted the curtain on the two extra games for Capcom Arcade Cabinet, which will be free for folks who own the 15-game compilation. The titles are 1943 Kai, the laser-filled update of shoot-'em-up 1943,... more
Now that Magrunner: Dark Pulse has a full website, developer 3 AM Games has unleashed a handful of new screenshots. The one above immediately caught me eye; for the sake of context, this is a first-person puzzler set in "a&nb... more
Namco Bandai Games of all publishers will bring three indiePub titles to additional platforms this year. The likes of Capsized (pictured above), Storm, and Vessel are headed to Xbox Live Arcade, with the former two games... more
First drop whatever you're doing and watch this trailer before reading anything else.
Okay, so yeah. Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon is just ridiculous. I don't want to get into too much specifics as there's gameplay video out there... more
How many of you are old enough to remember Flashback? The Prince of Persia-like game was originally released for the Amiga, then later brought to the PC, Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis, and several other platforms. Evidently t... more
Jonathan Holmes and I have been plugging away at Guacamelee for the past week, and I have to say, it's been an incredibly positive experience. Alongside of solid Metroidvania action, DrinkBox Studios created a memorable world... more
These days, helicopters have become something of a nuisance. We've surely all fought one head on -- or thirty, depending on whether or not you've played 50 Cent: Blood on the Sand. I don't believe I'm alone in thinking that ... more
Last month, the Brazilian ratings board DJCTQ revealed that the SEGA Genesis platforming classic Castle of Illusion was coming to PS3, Vita, 360, and Wii U. Now, XBLA digital box art has appeared, indicating that a formal ann... more
Dragon Fantasy II is a wonderful retro homage to the glory days of SNES role-playing games. We already know it's heading exclusively to the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita soon, but what about the first game?
Well I spok... more
Capcom announced today at PAX that Dungeons & Dragons: Tower of Doom and Shadow over Mystara, its sequel, would be getting remastered into an HD double-pack for modern platforms.
These two four-player arcade brawler... more
[Update: Check out our Interview with WayForward]
In today's "unexpected, f*cking awesome" news, Capcom has announced DuckTales Remastered for PlayStation Network, Wii U eShop, and Xbox Live Arcade. WayForward is handling de... more
A couple weeks ago, Hamza posted some pictures of the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Activision and Red Fly Studio's upcoming venture. Naturally, he was curious why they were so hideous looking. They lo... more
Sony has unveiled a drizzle of new screenshots for its upcoming PlayStation Network game, Rain. It's got nothing to do with Quantic Dream's heavier alternative, instead telling the tale of a little boy who is invisible until ... more
While that last trailer was a bit of a letdown, as promised, this latest video makes up for it by showing what Call of Juarez: Gunslinger looks like when actually being played. Now, I'm still not entirely sure what all gamep... more
PAYDAY: The Heist always reminds me of Michael Mann’s brilliant, taut tale of thievery, Heat. The opening of The Dark Knight reminded me of Heat, too; a more somber Point Break, given the creepy clown masks. And now PA... more
Ubisoft has been slow to roll out media for Call of Juarez: Gunslinger, and that's not changing much from the looks of it. This new teaser trailer is exactly that -- a teaser, with a date and everything, for another video. A... more
Okay, maybe I'm being too critical here. I can't help it though, considering I grew up with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I was that kid. That kid who had all the action figures including the dumb non-TMNT figures, all th... more
A gallery of new PlayStation 4 images have hit the Internet, but they're not the long-awaited pictures of the physical box. Don't be so stupid to think that, you idiot! Instead, you can enjoy some shots of the PS4 user interf... more
There's still no exact release date for Atlus and Old School Games' wacky cooperative third-person shooter God Mode, though the publisher does have the final cover art, viewable below.
A game's box art doesn't seem quite as s... more
It's been a long time since Capcom released a new Darkstalkers game. And that's probably not something that'll be changing anytime soon. The publisher is, however, bringing an enhanced pair of re-releases billed Darkstal... more
Focus Home Entertainment announced a new game today called Obscure. It's being developed by Mighty Rocket Studios, and looks to be a fun 2.5D side-scrolling shooter. The game will feature four player co-op either locally or ... more
After first hearing about Capcom Arcade Cabinet, I was worried it would be another collection primarily filled with games I've experienced multiple times over the years. Thankfully, though, there will be a few different ways... more
The Mega Man Network has shared some Mega Man 10 robot master concept art from the R20+5 blowout book, and man is it interesting.
Most of these, I think, look better than the final designs. Some of them in particular are much... more
After a successful crowdfunding campaign on Gamesplanet Labs, developer Frogwares is branching away from its line of adventure titles and exploring a different area with Magrunner. And what better place to start tha... more
South Park Studios has filed an objection in court to prevent the sale of South Park: The Stick of Truth in THQ's bankruptcy asset sale taking place later today unless certain conditions are met. South Park Studios wants the ... more
The Bit.Trip games have slowly but surely made their way to platforms other than their original home on the Nintendo Wii. This week, the third title in the acclaimed retro-inspired series, Bit.Trip Void, released on Stea... more
Mobile hit Jetpack Joyride launches on PS3 and PS Vita this month, with Europeans getting it today while North Americans wil have to wait until December 31. It's in full HD, features leaderboards and trophies, and will be abs... more
If you haven't heard of God Mode before, you'd probably surprised to hear that Atlus is publishing a Western third-person shooter. That's a far cry from the company's norm of working on obscure Japanese titles and creati... more
The infamous six-part comic event from the Marvel universe is now in playable pinball form thanks to Zen Studios. The new table will let you side with either Iron Man and his Superhuman Registration Act, or with Captain Amer... more
Missing out on ToeJam & Earl back in the '90s was, I've now realized, a huge mistake. As previously rumored, both ToeJam & Earl and its follow-up Panic on Funkotron will be coming to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live ... more
The week of Tokyo Game Show seems like a perfectly fine time for Capcom to announce the release date of Okami HD, so here goes: it's headed to PlayStation Network on October 30, 2012 in North America.
Given its wonderful art ... more
Earlier this week we learned that Gaijin Games' Bit.Trip Presents: Runner 2 would be among the 50+ titles heading to the Wii U during Nintendo's incredibly vague and extended "launch window." And while that's exciti... more
I completely forgot that Double Dragon: Neon was coming out next week, probably because I wasn't totally blown away during my hands-on session back at PAX East. Developer WayForward doesn't seem interested in overhauling the... more
Ubisoft and Techland have announced Call of Juarez: The Gunslinger for PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade, and PC. Before you even think to ask, the answer is "yes" -- they're returning to the Wild West. No more of that m... more
Nights Into Dreams, the 1996 Sega Saturn game that was re-released on PS2 in Japan, at long last will finally see a new iteration in North America. I got a chance to get my hands on this shiny high definition version at this... more
"A boy awakes to see a girl's silhouette in the rain. He finds himself lost in a mysterious world."
That's how the trailer for JapanStudio's Rain (working title) opened up, followed by a gameplay demo showing off ho... more
Oddworld Inhabitants has revealed the first ever screenshot of the revamped Abe's Oddysee. The high definition iteration is boasting all-new graphics rather than upscaled visuals, as you can see from the more "realistic" Abe ... more
At long last, Way of the Samurai 4 has a solid due date for North America. The open world title, set in post-isolationist Japan against a backdrop of political strife, will feature a high level of character customization... more
Here are four new screenshots for Obsidian's South Park: The Stick of Truth, otherwise known as the one thing Microsoft showed at its press conference worth getting excited for.
I am seriously looking forward to the gam... more
We are so ready to get back into Awesomenauts, especially with the impending update. As you may have heard already, it's going to be making quite a few tweaks for the sake of better balancing the game, in addition to bringing... more
Dyad is going to launch on Tuesday, July 17 in North America for PlayStation Network. It's also been announced that PlayStation Plus users will be get a 20% discount on the $14.99 asking price. It's great to see that designe... more
It would seem that enough people bought Capcom's digital re-release of Marvel vs. Capcom 2, since there's plenty more where that came from. Headed to PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade this September, Marvel vs. Capcom... more
Journey has such a clean, simple beauty about it that's minimalist yet striking. This custom Journey figurine seems to check all the appropriate boxes, don't you think?
thatgamecompany spotted this pretty little thing on Twit... more
Quantum Conundrum is a wonderful upcoming puzzle platformer from creative director Kim Swift. Her past work includes Portal, and while the game has some influences from Valve's little puzzler, Quantum Conundrum takes things ... more
Coming into E3, I did not expect that a trip to Hell would send me to gamer heaven. Yesterday's visit to the Sega booth was a refreshing one, as I was able to get my meaty paws on the devilishly fun little platformer Hell Yea... more
Today is May 31... HEY! Wasn't Retro City Rampage supposed to come out this month? Briiiiiiaaaaaan! You've got some 'splainin' to doooooooooooo!
In all seriousness, the game is finished and running through a final bug check.... more
So, I've actually just been getting into Magic: The Gathering in the past few days. I picked up Duels of the Planeswalkers 2012 over the weekend in the giant Microsoft sale in the Xbox Live Marketplace for just $5. Destructo... more
Over the weekend, Ronimo Games sent out an Awesomenauts community address detailing the current state of its immensely fun MOBA and what's left in store. To be perfectly frank, we're a little late in covering this news becaus... more