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Wasteland 2 delayed, beta begins for backers in October


5:00 PM on 07.21.2013
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I haven't backed too many games on Kickstarter, but when I saw the campaign for Wasteland 2, it was a relative no-brainer. Brian Fargo and inXile entertainment really seem to know how to create a great Kickstarter and turned me into a backer without any previous Wasteland experience. However, poor planning can happen to cool people, just like we saw with Double Fine's Broken Age.

Big funding means bigger games, so the almost $3 million from Wasteland 2's Kickstarter campaign has forced the team to push back the release date, originally set for this October. Instead, a beta will begin for certain backers in October, with the release date to be set after feedback from the fans comes back. Mr. Fargo does make it a point to mention that  the project will "remain well financed for development, thus allowing us to ship a product without compromise." So all of that money isn't going to waste, instead making a bigger, better, and further away final product. I can't wait!





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2:00 AM on 05.21.2014
Scavenge a post-apocalyptic Arizona in Wasteland 2 now via Steam Early Access

Wasteland 2 is poised to ship at the end of August 2014, and you can play it right now via the Wasteland 2 Steam Early Access beta. Well, you can play the entire Arizona area of the game. That's still playing, kind of. Right?...more



7:30 PM on 04.14.2014
A regular playthough of Wasteland 2 will take about 50 hours

After playing the beta on and off between updates, I've already figured that Wasteland 2 is going to be a big game. Developer inXile thinks it's going to to take at least 50 hours to play though the game which is a pretty big...more



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...more



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...more



5:45 PM on 12.16.2013
Steam Early Access: Waste some time with Wasteland 2

Wasteland 2 finally hit beta for its Kickstarter backers. Those of you who adopted the John Dorian "wait and see" approach, however, are free to cackle embarrassingly at all the chumps who plunked down their coin mad early, b...more



9:30 AM on 12.12.2013
Wasteland 2 beta out for backers, coming to Steam soon

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3:45 PM on 11.08.2013
Wasteland 1 re-released on Steam and GOG.com

The classic 1988 computer role-playing game, Wasteland, will be available once again for you to purchase starting right now, to play on your modern computers from Steam and GOG.com. inXile, the studio working on Wasteland 2,...more



5:00 PM on 10.21.2013
Wasteland developers reveal world map and beta access

[Full disclosure, I backed the Wasteland 2 Kickstarter.] Wasteland 2 was one of the first major post-Double Fine Kickstarters to get funded and there's been a steady trickle of updates about inXile's post-apocalyptic title. T...more



6:00 AM on 08.12.2013
Unique snowflakes: Wasteland 2 NPC consider player gender

A cool piece of news regarding the much anticipated Wasteland 2 comes courtesy of Rock, Paper, Shotgun. World building, exploration, and individual experience are pivotal to this style of role-playing game. It seems that Wast...more



4:00 PM on 08.09.2013
inXile is bringing the original Wasteland to GOG, Steam

Now this is a pleasant turn of events. inXile Entertainment plans to sell Wasteland on GOG.com and Steam ahead of the release of its new Wasteland 2. Those of you who contributed to the game's crowdfunding initiative will get...more





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