Humble Bundle is not only offering gamers pay-what-you-want video game bundles these days. Now, it has started publishing its own games to supplement its Humble Monthly subscription service called Humble Originals. The first game is Mighty Rabbit Studios' Elephant in the Room.
Indie developer Kyodai has announced a new science fiction first person exploration game, Project Elea, which the studio promises will explore "humanity's place in the universe, the nature of intelligence and the meaning of faith."
Amazon.com has slowly been giving itself a larger role in the videogame industry. Already the to-go store for many PC and console gamers already, the company has been producing small games for mobile with Amazon Games Studio. Now, Amazon.com is offering a powerful new game engine, Lumberyard, for free. It has been co-developed by Killer Instinct studio Double Helix.
10-4, Pigpen, we just passed a jimmy on the 5 hauling fifty pallets. What’s he carrying there? Say again, Pigpen, he’s got a load full of American Truck Simulator?
While the old 1 pirated copy = 1 lost sale math is certainly suspect, there haven’t been a lot of long term studies on what piracy actually does to sales. One pirate group is taking research into their own hands.
I like adventure games. I like weird, surrealist settings. And I think animals are pretty cute. Night in the Woods will probably be right up my alley! And that’ll be soon!
Pixel-perfect platforming. Explosive, deadly traps. Hundreds--maybe thousands--of levels. PC players are in for a treat, because it looks like the latest rendition of the super-tough ninja platformer N is coming to Steam.
Looks like things are going well for WildStar! The sci-fi MMO made the transition to free-to-play last year, and looks to be hitting Steam pretty soon. Chad Moore, the newly-appointed director of the game gave an update on where things are headed this year.
A recent video by a fan site has PC fans upset, in which an unnamed Tom Clancy's The Division staff member claims "we do have to kind of keep it in check with the consoles; it would kind of be unfair just to push it so far away from them." Ubisoft has completely refuted the idea that The Division is being held back by the console versions.
Titanfall was a moderate success for PC and Xbox One, with its innovative gameplay which mixed parkour with giant mechs. Now, some details about the sequel have been revealed in a Forbes Magazine interview with the game's lead writer Jesse Stern, who promises a game that will feature both "single-player" and "multiplayer".
Behaviour Digital has announced a new asymmetrical survival horror game, Dead by Daylight, in which a group of four survivors must deal with an unstoppable killer during the dead of night. While it may sound like the same concept as Friday the 13th: The Video Game, the killer can be one of several forms - a serial killer, a ghost, and so on - making it more like Turtle Rock's Evolve.
The Vikings are about to be thrust in a very unfamiliar setting as Daedalic Entertainment has announced that the first major DLC, Sands of the Damned, for Funatics Software's Settlers-style sim Valhalla Hills is now available.
Daedelic Entertainment has announced that Corbie Games' train sim, Bounty Train, will be getting its first major update. The sim has been in Steam Early Access since last August 2015, and is due to have its official launch in Q2 2016. The major changes in the update include a new day/night cycle, new random events, cabin customization, character loadouts, and a bunch of bug fixes
Another group of Kickstarter backers have found the game they funded put into purgatory. Yasumi Matsuno, best known for Final Fantasy Tactics and Vagrant Story, and Playdek have announced that Unsung Story: Tale of the Guardians is in indefinite hiatus, as the developer has put it off in favor of other projects.
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.