Archive for 21 June 2013

The Chaos Engine re-emerges at GetGamesGo

Did you own an Amiga in the early 90s? If so, then you played The Chaos Engine.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

PC games of 2013: The semi-definitive list, with release dates

The next six months will see a lot of PC games getting released.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2013 | 5

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Gone Home developers pull out of PAX on ethical grounds

Steve Gaynor (probably best known for his work on ‘Minerva’s Den’ from BioShock 2) and the Fullbright Company will no longer be showing Gone Home at the PAX Prime ‘Indie Megabooth.’ In a statement on their website, the developers explain that “we cannot support Jerry [Holkins], Mike [Krahulik], and their organization by participating in this event.”
The team has taken ethical issue with a number of statements and business stances taken by the Penny Arcade pair over the past year or so, including paid internships and attitudes towards transgender people.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2013 | 1

Vaulting ambition: Payday 2’s second web episode is up

The Payday 2 live-action series continues today, with a second episode dealing with the ongoing robbery at ‘First World Bank’ (I see what they did there.) Our intrepid gang of thieves has got into the bank without a problem, but now they have some problems.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Trailer for Borderlands 2 Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep DLC

Before the DLC launches next Tuesday, Gearbox has released a trailer which includes the first five minutes of gameplay for the Borderlands 2 Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jun 2013 | Comments Off

Beta key requirements removed from DOTA 2

Update: Since posting, it has been pointed out via Twitter that you do STILL do require a key.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jun 2013 | 39

Dragon’s Prophet Preview

Every month it feels like there’s a new free to play MMORPG out there, but the days of trying to beat WoW are over and it’s now up to developers to try to create new and unusual gameplay and features to keep players hooked.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jun 2013 | 1

Treat the Heavy: Surgeon Simulator 2013 meets Team Fortress 2

In an act of wonderful crossover madness, Surgeon Simulator 2013 will be colliding with Team Fortress 2 in a new (and gloriously free) update to the popular spleen-slicing sim.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jun 2013 | 1