Archive for 19 August 2013
Games for Windows Live service to end in July 2014, many games affected
Most PC users would tell you that news of Microsoft finally calling time on its terrible Games for Windows Live experiment is broadly good.
Neo-Confucian: Hate Plus is out on Steam right now
Visual novel fans, stop wasting time debating with fools whether visual novels count as games and get busy with playing another one.
Demoneyesed: The Dark Eye – Demonicon certainly looks like a fantasy game
Tim refuses to advocate more giant spiders in games by writing about The Dark Eye – Demonicon, but I have no such ethical quibbles.
Not(ch) in the mood: Minecraft dev explains situation with 0x010c
Over the weekend, news filtered out from US Gamer that the sandbox space project known as 0x010c would no longer be developed by Notch.
Direct port: Football Director makes its way to PC from iOS
At last, a game that lets you relive the glory of directing amazing films like Goal!, Escape to Victory and … wait, what?
Praise the sun: Race the Sun gets launch trailer on actual release day
Flippfly’s gorgeous procedurally-generated endless racer, Race the Sun, has a launch trailer.
Matchstick men: Football Manager’s 2014 match engine footage
I have to say, this early footage of the Football Manager 2014 match engine doesn’t gel with my memories of the game.
It’s just a shot away: Shelter coming next week
The excellently named Might & Delight have announced that their beautiful protect-the-badger-cubs-’em-up Shelter will hit the internet on 28 August.
Hack and pause and slash and pause: Aarklash: Legacy gets gameplay trailer
Cyanide have released a trailer for their forthcoming tactical RPG Aarklash: Legacy, and… it actually looks pretty good.
Oculus Share – Oculus Rift ready games can now be self published and tried
Simpy called Oculus Share, a new site has popped up from the VR headset creators to get the word out on all the Oculus Rift supported games.
Deadfall Adventures Preview
Deadfall Adventures is looking like a bit of a romp. Inspired by the early 20th Century fascination with the notion of ancient, lost civilisations having access to powerful artifacts and technology, The Farm 51 have crammed decades of The Land That Time Forgot-style literature and pulp magazine adventures into just one man: James Lee Quatermain.
GOG launch new portal for indie devs
Those DRM free lovers on GOG are wanting more indie games on their distribution system and have announced the launch of a new portal for indie developers.