Look, I see you over there with money in your pocket and nothing to spend it on. I’m here to help. I’m going to help lighten the burden of all that hard-earned cash. By directing you some great picks for this Steam sale!
Stop me if you’ve heard this before: Early Access zombie-focused open world persistent multiplayer survival--Okay! Okay. You’ve heard it before. I get it. Well here’s a weird bit of news for one title that fits that ridiculous collection of adjectives.
Like a tightly-coiled viper (or Randy Orton), Steam is striking our poor, unsuspecting wallets outta nowhere! Thousands of games, priced to move, everything must go, especially your cash!
Another day, another hack. While maybe DayZ isn’t quite the phenomenon it was a few years ago when it was helping to start the indie survival game gold rush, there may have been a point where you, dear reader, were interested. Interested enough to join the forums!
Ubisoft has announced that their free-to-play racing construction set TrackMania Turbo will launch on PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on the 25th March, 2016.
The recent 2.0 update to Rainbow Six: Siege has players howling in frustration and Ubisoft scrambling to fix some of the problems the patch has caused. Those problems include barricades that become invisible and continue to block players after being destroyed, melee attacks that don't register as hits, and wall clipping.
Publisher GameForge has announced that a new patch, version 2.7, is now available for Orcs Must Die! Unchained, which is currenlty in closed beta. The main gameplay mode of the game is a card-collecting MOBA using the mechanics of the original games, but the update adds some additional old-school Survival mode content including 50 challenges for the player to complete.
The first patch for Rise of the Tomb Raider is now available, and it deals with critical issues rather than any content update, especially with startup problems some Steam owners have suffered.
In addition, Crystal Dynamics will allow players to return to the original version if the new patch is problematic. "While we expect this patch to be an improvement for everyone, if you do have trouble with this patch and prefer to stay on the old version we have made a Beta available on Steam, Build 604.2, that can be used to switch back to the previous version."
You might remember Unravel as the positively adorable game presented by a visibly nervous developer at Electronic Arts’ 2015 E3 press conference. The game’s out in just a few days, and while we don’t yet have a review copy, we got a chance to check out part of the game through the EA Access program.
Survival! It’s all the rage these days. So is space! The Solus Project aims to see if those two great tastes taste great together.
Hey, what’s your favorite demon-slaughtering action RPG? If it’s Devilian, you’re in luck! Because it’s getting a major new update soon.
Oh, boy, 22cans, I wanna pull for you. I wanna believe that you’re trying to make a cool, weird game with Godus. But you just keep making it so hard for me.
It shouldn't come as a shock to anyone that Warner Bros. has announced that the Mac and Linux versions of Batman: Arkham Knight have been canceled, since the regular Windows version suffered not one but two buggy launches, and still has major issues even now.
EA Games has launched the first Closed-Beta for Mirror's Edge Catalyst, which will be released for the PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on 24th May, 2016.
More information will be coming at about 5pm GMT, but due to an early beta page we do know that it will be available on Origin for PC, along with Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It will require a persistent internet connection too.
Konami has announced that they will be releasing a free-to-play version of their soccer title Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, which will include an Exhibition Mode complete with the choice of seven teams including Bayern Munich, Juventus, AS Roma, Brazil and France. It will also have the full Training section and myClub feature.
Bethesda has announced that the DOOM reboot finally has a release date. The game will be released for PC, Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on the 13th May, 2016 - and yes, that date falls on a Friday. The DOOM collector’s edition and the Demon Multiplayer pack pre-order bonus have also been announced, along with a new trailer.
505 Games has announced a new game, Portal Knights, which can best be described as a mashup of Diablo and Minecraft, featuring solo and multi-player exploration, dungeon-crawling, rogue-like action-RPG combat, and blocky castle building. The portal part of the game represents the way players can travel to other worlds with their own unique themes.
Obsidian Entertainment has announced the 3.0 update coming to Pillars of Eternity, which will be launched alongside major expansion The White March Part 2. Both the patch and the expansion are expected to be released on the 16th February.
If there's any evidence that eSports gaming is becoming more mainstream, a professional football club has signed an eSports FIFA player - 22 year old David Bytheway - to be one of its eSports gaming representatives.
Bytheway, who started playing Electronic Arts' Football game professionally when he was 17, had represented the UK in FIFA Interactive World Cup championships in Las Vegas, New York and Rio de Janeiro. Now, he will represent VfL Wolfsburg in Germany.
Developer Longbow Games has announced that the 3.1 update for its grand strategy game Hegemony III: Clash of the Ancients is now available for download.
The update is large enough that the studio is calling it an expansion, rather than a simple content update. It includes updated gameplay mechanics for combat, scouting, rebellion, colonization and diplomacy, as well as buffing the AI. The update also includes an upgrade to the map editor.