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Co-op shooter The Red Solstice gets new map and extra missions in Pitch Black update

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The Red Solstice is an eight-player co-op game set on Mars, where you and your friends take on the role of burly space marine types with a penchant for heavy weaponry, tasked with cleansing the planet of unpleasant alien critters.

The Early Access shooter has just received a new update titled 'Pitch Black', which features a new industrial themed map, four new missions and an overhaul of several combat skills for the various classes.

December update for Clockwork Empires adds 100% more fishpeople

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Developer Gaslamp Games has released the December update for its steampunk colony management sim Clockwork Empires, and that means another round of brilliantly silly patch notes. My favourites this time include; "colonists will occasionally turn into fishpeople and run into the sea", and "FIXED: Listening to a sermon caused colonists’ bodies to explode."

Life is not easy for colonists in this game. The new Naturalist role for your civilians, along with the new found additions of Laboratories and Scientists you can put to work studying weird artifacts, can lead to new discoveries as well as the aforementioned fish transformations.

Prison Architect Alpha 28 released with video, features 'moving toilet' scripting

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The latest alpha release for Introversion Software's Prison Architect has gone live, taking the early access sim to Alpha 28. A new video is up highlighting the latest changes to UI and mod scripting.

There's been some UI streamlining though there's much more to do, and the game's script has been altered to help modders cut down on unseemly messes in their code, thanks to moving toilets.

Ubisoft's 'free game offer' for Assassin’s Creed: Unity Season Pass begins

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A special webpage for those who own the Season Pass to Assassin’s Creed: Unity is now online where you can take up Ubisoft's offer a free game to compensate for the disastrous launch.

Those eligible need only select their platform (the same as the one they own Unity), and then choose between a selection of Ubisoft's latest titles like The Crew and Far Cry 4.

Minecraft: Story Mode announced by Mojang and Telltale Games, out in 2015

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Mojang has just announced they're working with Telltale Games to develop a standalone adventure spin-off with Minecraft: Story Mode, which is a narrative-driven game about Minecraft itself.

Earlier today Telltale was already teasing they had something to announce before the holiday break, and that they were working with another developer. Minecraft: Story Mode will release episodically.

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