The colourful and tongue-in-cheek MMO WildStar is currently on sale with 50% shaved off the asking price, for both the standard and deluxe editions. The deluxe upgrade though remains at full price.
It's a good time to get involved if you've been keeping an eye on things, especially since earlier this month they released the Mystery of the Genesis Prime update with a huge list of fixes.
It has taken just under two weeks for Blazing Griffin's real-time space strategy Distant Star: Revenant Fleet to be zipped through Steam Greenlight, with over 3,000 votes demanding more space pew-pew.
It's already available through alpha access, but can now officially join the Early Access club on Steam. The first content update landed this week, with it due for full release in Q1 2015.
Another excellent Alpha video update fromas Prison Architect inches forward to Alpha 27. There are some big changes on the menu.
By 'menu' I'm actually referring to the game's handling of kitchens which, from the last alpha, used 'quantum tunnelling' to help get food around the prison - that 'cheat' was very quickly exploited.
The pirate-themed RPG romp Raven's Cry from developershould have been out yesterday having already "hit some rough seas" and needing more time in dry dock.
The release date has come and gone, only to find Raven's Cry is now bound for the high seas in mid-December. It's a third-person adventure RPG with plenty of swashbuckling.
has posted a roadmap for Don't Starve, specifically the new multiplayer expansion Don't Starve Together. The studio is going to give beta keys to all 80,000 registrations who signed up.
There's also free content on the horizon with Through the Ages, which is out in Spring 2015. For those who really want in the beta, Klei have announced the Frontier Pack for 'safe' purchases.
I'm not sure exactly how all this data has been collated, but EA claims that the FIFA series has been steadily increasing football's (not soccer) popularity in the States.
According to facts and figures indrawn up by the publishing giant, 34% of FIFA players became fans of pro soccer after playing the game, while 50% had an increased interest in the sport.
Italian studiois currently developing RIDE, a superbike racer that's the developer's first ever proprietary IP.
The team has released a new trailer for the Ducati 1199 Superleggera, one of the street bikes you'll be able to ride in the final game.
Lethe is a first-person horror game with a focus on physics-based telekinetic combat. Think Outlast, except you can chuck boxes at people.
Developerhas just revealed the first footage of the game in action, offering a tiny glimpse of what's in store.
N3V Games and Deep Silver have announced that Trainz: A New Era, the next incarnation of the ongoing rail simulator series, is coming to PC on February 27.
They've also released thefor the game, with several members of the development team discussing the major changes longtime fans can expect.
Most of World of Warcraft's races got a visual overhaul in the game's latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor. Players running Blood Elf characters, however, drew the short straw.
Fortunately Blizzardan upgrade for elves too, acknowledging that "it’s not ideal to see a mix of older player character models next to newer player character models".
Grinding Gear has detailed the content players can expect from Path of Exile's next patch, which focuses on multiplayer matches and challenges.
Patch 1.3.0 adds the Bloodlines and Torment challenge leagues, which both provide unpleasant new enemies for players to battle in order to earn more rewards and trinkets.
' highly anticipated adventure series Game of Thrones is on the way next week, the developer . Talk about short notice.
First episode Iron From Ice will drop on December 2 for PC and consoles, and becomes the second debut serial released by Telltale this Winter, following on from Tales from the Borderlands.
Developer Nyamyam has pushed the release of indie adventure Tengami back until January 15th, 2015. Why? They're concerned the game will be buried under the big titles out this Christmas.
Nyamyam don't want Tengami caught in the crossfire and so feel January would be better for both sales and press coverage. However those who've pre-ordered get their Steam keys 'in a few days'.
The digital adaptation ofboard game of The Witcher is today released, promising a huge saving on both time and space since you don't need to pack anything away when you're done.
The Witcher Adventure Game gives us four distinct characters from the books and game of The Witcher, including Geralt, Triss, Yarpen and Dandelion.
has announced some mega seasonal savings on now being offered through their , with some of their catalogue gems being slashed by 80%. There's also the new 'merch' section.
Yes, Paradox aren't content with peddling just digital wares as they now want our homes packed full of mousepads and t-shirts. This merchandise is all themed around major games like Europa Universalis.
The long, long, long development of DayZ is expected to pay off with a 'full version' of the survival game in the first half of 2016, says team behind it at .
They've reached an "important project milestone" having been in Early Access for a year on Steam. The road map for DayZ has been laid out through 2015 with diseases next year.
has just released an announcement trailer for Book Two of their episodic adventure Dreamfall Chapters. While there's no hard date yet the studio promises it's "coming soon!"
The trailer, summing up the series, also has brief glimpses of Book Two in action which is titled 'Rebels'. Dreamfall Chapters is a collision of two worlds embodying science and magic.
Warsaw-based, founded by former developers, has announced it took just two days for This War of Mine to climb out of development costs and start turning a profit.
They rocketed up Steam's top sellers chart when it launched November 14th. This game centres around warfare, but we don't actually 'pick a side' but instead manage terrified civilians hiding out.
UPDATE: The lighting 'downgrade' on the patched PS4 version of the game is not limited to just one platform, it has been. It's also the result of a bug linked to the 'Time of Day' setting in the game. It's unlikely this has been addressed in the PC patch yet to release either.
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According to those who've got their PS4 versions of Assassin's Creed: Unity patched, the whopping 2GB update that targets performance issues also 'downgrades' the visuals - specifically the lighting.
It hasn't been confirmed as of yet but images are surfacing with rather damning comparisons. Troubling is that the PC is due a performance update which is yet to go live. Will it follow suit?
have just booted a hotfix patch to Football Manager 2015, taking the game to version 15.1.4. It optimises save speeds, fixes a rare crash and should stop game launch troubles.
The Match Engine has also seen a number of tweaks like player movements and the mighty power of the offside rule. The Greek Superleague scheduling was also fixed.