Archive for 16 January 2014
Oxide’s Nitrous Engine demos more AMD Mantle in new Star Swarm video
Oxide Games have been busy showing the power of AMD Mantle with their strategy tech demo called Star Swarm.
Football Manager updated to 14.2.2, fixes player cloning issue
Sports Interactive has just released another Football Manager 2014 update, that deals with a few more lingering issues in the game.
Valve tosses out some crazy Team Fortress 2 numbers in economy talk
The latest conference chat to take place at Valve’s Steam Dev Days event was about in-game economies (hats,) and confirmed what a lot of people probably already suspected; that Team Fortress 2 (hats) are still very popular.
Nether adds motorbike and hats to players’ survival needs
Hats, the key to many a game players heart, are now more widespread in sandbox survival title Nether.
GTA V reappears in latest PC AMD Catalyst beta driver profiles
IncGamers readers will remember that last October GTA V popped up in AMD Catalyst drivers and then subsequently vanished from future releases.
Octodad: Dadliest Catch flops and twists on to PC later this month
Young Horses’ Octodad: Dadliest Catch, the expanded and improved sequel to their freebie Octodad game, will be released through all the usual digital platforms on 30 January.
IO gives details on next Hitman game, actually sounds good
In an open letter to the community, IO Interactive have offered some details of the next game in the Hitman series – being developed for PC and “next-gen consoles”, which I’m guessing means “current-gen consoles”, since they’re out – and it actually sounds rather good.
Valve extends Dota 2’s Year of the Horse submission deadline
As previously mentioned, the next event for Dota 2 will be a spring event called “Year of the Horse”, based around the Chinese New Year.
Total War: Rome 2 Assembly Kit beta released – Get mod making
Total War: Rome 2 players interesting in mod making can now grab the Total War: Rome 2 Assembly Kit.
Stronghold Crusader 2 will be exclusive to Steam
In a blog post on the official website, Firefly Studios have announced that Stronghold Crusader 2 will run exclusively through Steam.
Steam Machine hardware performance ranked by Futuremark with charts
Steam Machines come in a variety of forms with different hardware and prices.
Blackguards tutorial videos explain the rules of The Dark Eye
Blackguards, Daedalic’s forthcoming turn-based tactical RPG, employs the rules of The Dark Eye pen-and-paper RPG to make its digital cogs turn.
War Thunder ground forces beta expands with new tanks and map
Gaijin’s tasty War Thunder has just received another update and once again the focus is on the ground forces closed beta test as more tanks and a new map are added.
Broken Age: Act One Review
There is one thing that Double Fine do better than pretty much anyone else in the games industry, and that’s write children and adolescents.
Tripwire’s David Hensley says Valve’s VR felt “like a holo deck”
The full presentation of Valve’s VR prototype (which Steamdb thinks could going by the name ‘Vortex‘) will take place later today at Steam Dev Days, but Tripwire’s David Hensley has already had a go with it and has tweeted a series of extremely positive impressions.
Two new in-house Paradox titles to be revealed on 23 January
Paradox will be hosting a press event later this month, during which at least two new titles will be revealed.