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Legend of Grimrock 2 enters closed beta, LoG coming to iOS

Almost Human games has recently announced that the sequel to its popular old-school dungeon crawler the Legend of Grimrock 2 is now officially in beta. Staying true to its word, LoG2 will be skipping Steam Early Access ...   more

Legend of Grimrock 2 enters closed beta, LoG coming to iOS photo

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut will release on September 18

Harebrained Schemes recently updated its Kickstarter page for Shadowrun Returns with new details about the standalone version of Dragonfall, the Director's Cut. The updated version of the base game's DLC will include new...   more

Shadowrun: Dragonfall - Director’s Cut will release on September 18 photo

Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup

Usually when one thinks about shmups, precision motor skill and quick reaction are what come to mind. Mighty Tactical Shooter turns that completely on its head. Though precision movement and shot placement is still required,...   more

Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo


Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo
Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo
Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo
Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo
Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo
Mighty Tactical Shooter is a rad looking turn-based shmup photo



@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted

It has been a long time since we have seen or heard anything new about the classic arcade game Q*bert. Despite being such an iconic character for its time, the weird orange macaroni-nosed jumper never really rode the wave to ...   more

@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo


@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo
@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo
@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo
@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo
@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo
@!#?@! Q*bert comes to Steam on July 8 in Q*bert Rebooted photo



Uh, okay: CD Projekt is doing a free-to-play Witcher MOBA for mobile

CD Projekt RED has announced The Witcher Battle Arena, a free-to-play multiplayer online battle arena based on The Witcher universe for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Windows tablets. Sounds like a whole lot of things we we...   more

Uh, okay: CD Projekt is doing a free-to-play Witcher MOBA for mobile photo

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 2 announced as a mobile exclusive

Civilization Revolution was an interesting thing. As it was pared down to function well on consoles, handhelds, and eventually mobile devices, many diehards considered it dumbed down from the roots of the series. Still, it so...   more

Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution 2 announced as a mobile exclusive photo

Rayman Fiesta Run free update adds new levels, mode, more

Rayman Fiesta Run just got a free update today across the App Store, Google Play Store, and the Amazon App Store. There's 16 new and invaded levels, a new boss fight, three new characters, and two new gadgets. Plus there's a...   more

Rayman Fiesta Run free update adds new levels, mode, more photo

Fight back America as Kim Jong Un on a unicorn in Glorious Leader!

Finally, a videogame where you can play as Kim Jong Un and and fight back against America as it invades North Korea. Wait, what? Yeah that's the premise of developer Moneyhorse's Glorious Leader! The game will offer seven le...   more

Fight back America as Kim Jong Un on a unicorn in Glorious Leader! photo

Fare warning: The new Crazy Taxi is a free-to-play mobile title

Taking beloved videogame franchises from the late 90's and early 2000's and putting new titles on mobile platforms seems to be all the rage right now. Activision's doing it with Tony Hawk, and now Sega's taking its shot with...   more

Fare warning: The new Crazy Taxi is a free-to-play mobile title photo

Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic

Shadow art is one of the cool things I've seen on the Internet and marveled at, knowing I could never come close to creating something similar. Taking three-dimensional objects and arranging them in such a way that they cast...   more

Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo


Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo
Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo
Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo
Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo
Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo
Play with light and darkness in Shadowmatic photo



Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99

Square Enix just released the original Tomb Raider for iOS, and it's just $0.99. The old Tomb Raider games were really good, so it's tempting to grab this for this cheap. It comes with the extra chapters from the 1998 re-rele...   more

Play the original Tomb Raider on iOS for $0.99 photo

The Wolf Among Us episode two 'close to completion'

At first, I felt bad for holding off on playing The Wolf Among Us until the first season was finished. It's required some serious restraint, but seeing how long it's taking Telltale to put out the next chapter has me feeling ...   more

The Wolf Among Us episode two 'close to completion' photo

Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius

I've remarked before about how the adventure game genre didn't necessarily need an injection of life but it's no surprise that Kickstarter definitely attracted big names to return to the genre. Moebius is the return to the a...   more

Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo


Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo
Here are some screenshots and a trailer for Moebius photo



Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile

Seeing familiar Star Wars characters in this cutesy pixelated style from NimbleBit is enough to cut down any cynicism I might've had going into Star Wars: Tiny Death Star. We've enjoyed the studio's sim games for a while now...   more

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo


Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star is out now for mobile photo



Gabriel Knight is getting a full remake next year

Jane Jensen's point-and-click adventure series Gabriel Knight is coming back next year -- that's the impact crowdfunding has had on adventure gaming. Jensen's Pinkerton Road is remaking the original title, Gabriel Knight: Sin...   more

Gabriel Knight is getting a full remake next year photo

Here's a better look at Trials Frontier

Trials Frontier was announced during Ubisoft's E3 press conference and here's our first real look at the game. Surprise, it looks like a Trials game. This one has a wild west setting thing going on, which is kind of funny gi...   more

Here's a better look at Trials Frontier  photo

The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang

Rabbids Big Bang will see you abusing the little monsters in space. You'll launch the little suckers, then control their trajectory by using a jetpack boost along with a planets' gravity. It's a physics based puzzler basical...   more

The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo


The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo
The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo
The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo
The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo
The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo
The Rabbids invade mobile with Rabbids Big Bang photo



Assassin's Creed: Pirates brings naval combat to mobile

Assassin's Creed: Pirates is a mobile game not to be confused with the free companion app that will be tied in with Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag. This is an actual game that has no direct tie-in with the console/PC versio...   more

Assassin's Creed: Pirates brings naval combat to mobile photo

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8

Rayman Jungle Run was fantastic, and was even Apple's Game of the Year no less. So it's no surprise that a sequel is on the way in the form of Rayman Fiesta Run, coming later this year for iPad, iPhone, Android, and Windows ...   more

Rayman Fiesta Run coming to iOS, Android, and Windows 8 photo

Project Phoenix hitting stretch goals, getting detailed

When we first learned about Project Phoenix last month, I was starry-eyed. It was famed Final Fantasy composer Nobuo Uematsu's first indie game, the art director worked on my favorite Final Fantasy, Final Fantasy XII (in addi...   more

Project Phoenix hitting stretch goals, getting detailed photo

Layton 7 for 3DS and mobile is not MY Layton

I... I brought this upon myself. I said that Layton Brothers: Mystery Room was a great game. I said it was an excellent iOS companion to the traditional Layton series. I never should have had faith that a major gaming compan...   more

Layton 7 for 3DS and mobile is not MY Layton photo

Heroes of Dragon Age is a free-to-play mobile game

Okay, that's a bit too harsh. Someone will find enjoyment in Heroes of Dragon Age, EA Capital Games and BioWare's cross-platform, free-to-play spinoff title for mobile devices. As the name and first screenshots would suggest,...   more

Heroes of Dragon Age is a free-to-play mobile game photo

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush

The next game from the makers of Monday Night Combat and the upcoming Planetary Annihilation is going in an altogether different direction. Toy Rush is a card-centric tower defense title built for mobile devices. If, like me...   more

Uber is trying its hand at tower defense with Toy Rush photo

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter

While fans of the Disney Afternoon have been anxiously awaiting the release of DuckTales Remastered, Disney had tossed a separate DuckTales-branded game onto iOS devices. It is called DuckTales: Scrooge's Loot, and it is a th...   more

There's a Canada-only DuckTales iOS third-person shooter photo

Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG from Final Fantasy vets

There's a lot to digest here. Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG with real-time strategy elements. Its Kickstarter campaign will launch in a few days and it's asking for $100,000. Heading the project is Hiroaki Yura. Kiyoshi Ar...   more

Project Phoenix is an indie JRPG from Final Fantasy vets photo

VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game

Last year, illustrator Jed Henry produced a line of fan art that re-imagined Nintendo characters as samurai, all rendered in the Japanese woodblock print style. His Ukiyo-e Heroes series proved incredibly popular, leading to...   more

VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo


VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo
VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo
VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo
VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo
VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo
VG woodblock artist is now making a ukiyo-e fighting game photo



DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4

DICE continues to upgrade its social service Battlelog in preparation for Battlefield 4's release later this year, and here's our look at what exactly is in the pipeline. For folks who literally can't get enough Battlefield ...   more

DICE is enhancing Battlelog for Battlefield 4 photo

Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS

Tactical combat shooter Breach and Clear is now available on the App Store. The game will be going for $3.99, but you can grab it for $1.99 during the limited time launch promotion. As for the game, well, it's exactly what it sounds like. The game focuses on strategic planning and tactical combat as you bust down the doors of terrorists as Special Operations Forces. Looks neat!   more

Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo


Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo
Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo
Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo
Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo
Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo
Tactical shooter Breach and Clear out now on iOS photo



Gunner Z for the iOS looks pretty damn amazing

Oh great, yet another zombie shooter. Wait, what's this? This looks pretty badass! That was pretty much my thought process as I watched the Gunner Z trailer. The Unreal powered game is the latest from developers BitMonster, ...   more

Gunner Z for the iOS looks pretty damn amazing photo

Know what's a great idea? A Contra remake for iOS

A few months ago, Chinese developer PunchBox Studios unleashed upon the Asian market Contra: Evolution, an iOS remake of the original NES classic that adds touch controls, in-app purchases, and high-definition graphics. Kona...   more

Know what's a great idea? A Contra remake for iOS photo

999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay

999: Nine Hours, Nine Persons, Nine Doors was without question my favorite game of 2010. The sequel, Virtue's Last Reward, was pretty great as well, but the original was simply without equal. I recommend it to anyone I can, h...   more

999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo


999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo
999 on iOS lacks any actual gameplay photo



Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition

Earlier this week I got the chance to take a closer look at one of Titan Books' recent iOS endeavors, Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 Enhanced Edition. While I enjoyed seeing the beautiful and picturesque vistas created by John ...   more

Impressions: The Art of Dead Space Enhanced Edition photo

Impressions: Awakening: The Art of Halo 4

Art books have been around for a long time, and they take on many different styles and formats. Titan Books, in conjunction with Microsoft Studios and 343 Industries, has put together a fantastic addition to any Halo fans&rsq...   more

Impressions: Awakening: The Art of Halo 4 photo

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes out now on iOS

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch devices. The game offers both a classic or use the new touch screen specific control scheme. You can also unlock characters the normal way or...   more

LEGO Batman: DC Super Heroes out now on iOS photo

Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play

DeNA's Transformers: Legends is now out for free on Apple's App Store and the Google Play store. Players can build a team of Autobots or Decepticons as they go through two storylines, or fight with other people in the versus...   more

Transformers: Legends now out on iOS and Google Play photo

Sonic 1 is being remastered for iOS, Android

SEGA is bringing Sonic the Hedgehog to mobile devices? Color me surprised! Sarcasm aside, you might not want to completely disregard this latest nostalgia cash-in. Instead of a straight port, Sonic 1 is receiving the same tre...   more

Sonic 1 is being remastered for iOS, Android photo

Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC

Halfbrick had us flinging fish with their newest title, debuted here at GDC. Fish Out of Water has you pulling up fish straight out of the ocean with your fingertip, flinging them, and watching them go the distance as they s...   more

Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo


Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo
Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo
Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo
Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo
Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo
Halfbrick reels in new game Fish Out of Water for GDC photo



This is what Double Fine's Leap Motion game looks like

Following the release schedule for the Leap Motion Controller and tease that Double Fine would have a game of its own for the device, more details have come out. This new title, "a music driven score challenge game" designed ...   more

This is what Double Fine's Leap Motion game looks like photo

Become a manager in Blood Bowl: Star Coach

More Blood Bowl? More Blood Bowl. I just love typing that name. This time around, Cyanide will be appealing to fans of management sims with Star Coach, a new game heading to Windows, Mac, and tablets in Q2 2013 with cross-pla...   more

Become a manager in Blood Bowl: Star Coach photo

Donkey Kong also got ripped off for an iOS game

What was that saying again? "When it rains, it pours"? The Android developer who released a game unwittingly starring Yoshi may have been able to cover his ass -- albeit barely -- but there is no way in hell that the mastermi...   more

Donkey Kong also got ripped off for an iOS game photo

Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U

How 'bout that Dusty Raging Fist, eh? Or the recently crowdfunded Cryamore, hmm? Seems like the Wii U eShop is getting some much welcome indie love even as big boxed publishers turn up their noses. Would anyone object to ano...   more

Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo


Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo
Another Castle is a roguelike-platformer hybrid for Wii U photo



Three titles and 30,000 polygons later with Real Racing 3

Firemonkeys' Real Racing series is synonymous with mobile racing games, and the studio is poised for the worldwide release of the third installment, Real Racing 3, on iOS and Android devices later this month. Real Racing 3 wi...   more

Three titles and 30,000 polygons later with Real Racing 3 photo

AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin'

Okay, so Aliens fans were let down this week by a certain game, but interactive Xenomorph entertainment is always on the horizon, and iOS users have AvP: Evolution to look forward to. The only way is up from here! But we've g...   more

AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo


AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo
AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo
AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo
AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo
AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo
AvP: Evolution is all about Valentine's lovin' photo



After Burner Climax is jetting onto iOS

After Burner is one of those games that tickles the nostalgia bone and doesn't stop. I remember burning away hours locked in aerial combat with After Burner II on my Famicom, although I never did manage to reach the end. And...   more

After Burner Climax is jetting onto iOS photo

Thank Jeebus! Rockman Xover localization on hold

[Header by samusmmx] Oh, Rockman Xover. What a foul, foul beast you are. I know it's not kosher to slam a game without having played it yourself, but just from watching gameplay videos, I think we can all agree that Xover is ...   more

Thank Jeebus! Rockman Xover localization on hold photo

The Drowning looks like a promising FPS for iOS

The Drowning is an upcoming first-person shooter for mobile devices by Scattered Entertainment (previously known as ngmoco Sweden.) The often outspoken Ben Cousins is leading the development, and this early look at the game ...   more

The Drowning looks like a promising FPS for iOS photo

Oh you flirt! Mutant Mudds coming to iOS on December 6

Scandalous joking aside, Renegade Kid's Mutant Mudds has indeed been popping up everywhere. There's the 3DS original, the PC update, yesterday's confirmation of a Wii U "deluxe" edition, and now news of a port for iOS devices...   more

Oh you flirt! Mutant Mudds coming to iOS on December 6 photo

Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat?

An Aliens vs. Predator game was announced, and I did not know it. Granted, it's a mobile game, and those things manages to tumble out of the woodwork at a rate too swift to monitor, but even so, my failure brings me incalcula...   more

Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo


Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo
Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo
Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo
Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo
Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo
Aliens vs. Predator: Evolution coming to mobile whaaaaat? photo



THE END TIMES ARE HERE: Pokedex comes to iOS

What is the status of your soul? It's time to start considering how you've lived. Look at your affairs today and get them in order. Make right with your family, friends, the world. Do what you've always wanted to do...   more

THE END TIMES ARE HERE: Pokedex comes to iOS photo

Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details

Capcom insists on seeing this construct through to the end, so I might as well keep abreast of the latest news and developments. First up is this fan-made Rockman Xover Flash demo that recreates the TGS build Conrad played. I...   more

Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo


Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo
Rockman Xover fan-made demo, plus actual game details photo