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Cyberpunk action stealth RPG Dex enters 'raw beta' on Steam

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Developer Dreadlocks has announced they've decided to proceed with moving their story-driven, side-scrolling action stealth game Dex into beta instead of delaying it. However the indie team warn it's rather 'raw'.

It can be played from start to finish but it's "far from polished" and should be avoided for those wanting to fully experience the cyberpunk tale. This beta has "dozens of new locations" and NPCs to interact with.

Paradox announce the "universally celebrated" Chirpy from Cities: Skylines coming to Europa Universalis and Hearts of Iron

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In an obvious move to pander to the popular crowd, Paradox Development Studios will be adopting the Chirpy bird from Colossal Order's Cities: Skylines.

Chirpy will bring us round the clock chirps from medieval and war-time Europe, condensing critical information that could sway whole civilisations in 140 characters or less. #lifesaver

StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void multiplayer beta "has officially begun!"

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Blizzard has gone live with the multiplayer beta for StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void, but beta keys won't be sent out "until later on in the beta cycle." If you've been picked then the beta will be in StarCraft II’s region selection.

A welcome email will also have been sent out. Opting in for the multiplayer beta requires fiddling with your account Beta Profile Settings. A "variety of factors" determines who is chosen.

Nosgoth update adds new Crucible map and several gameplay changes

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Vampires versus humans shooter Nosgoth has just been updated with a brand new map, a new skin, a quitting penalty for leaving games, and an updated interface.

The new map is The Crucible, a really very cheery place where those fun-loving vampires like to hand out, have a few drinks, and watch slaves battle each other to death in the gladiatorial pits.

New Resident Evil: Revelations 2 patch allows for online Raid mode play

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No, this one's definitely (probably) not a tedious, teeth-grindingly awful April Fools joke - Resident Evil: Revelations 2 has finally received a patch that allows you to play Raid mode online.

The score attack mode was restricted to offline only at launch, but Capcom promised last month that they would be updating the game to allow online play.

Image & Form releases first trailer for strategy spin-off SteamWorld Heist

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SteamWorld Dig developer Image & Form is taking the series in a new direction with SteamWorld Heist, a turn-based strategy effort that puts you in charge of a team of robot scavengers.

The studio's released the very first gameplay trailer today, and it's looking pretty darned sharp. I didn't know how much I wanted to play a roguish robot space-captain until now.

Patch incoming for Battlefield: Hardline will fix TDM spawns, various bugs

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Battlefield: Hardline's about to get a new patch that should help fix problems with server crashes and map spawn issues. It'll also make a few alterations to bullet flinch and other gameplay systems.

Right now the update is in testing, but Visceral has posted on Battlelog with a preliminary list of planned fixes.

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