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First faction from Total War: Rome II revealed
Hold on to your hats, because this reveal is a biggie.
IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #94
This week, the team discuss whether it was a good idea for Square Enix to fund a Facebook marketing campaign in which Hitman’s Agent 47 kills your ‘friends’ for having bad hair.
Dizzy Returns devs: Kickstarter projects “should be judged on their own merits”
The Oliver Twins, creative forces behind the Dizzy series and recent Dizzy Returns Kickstarter effort, have addressed criticism directed at projects launched by ‘established’ game developers.
Assassin’s Creed 3’s ‘Hidden Secrets’ revealed to Season Pass holders
Publishers absolutely love schemes that get you to give them early money for stuff that hasn’t been released yet.
Molyneux is hoping for a Godus prototype by Christmas
Man of ten thousand promises Peter Molyneux has taken a wry dig at himself, telling Joystiq that “These promises have to result in great games … this is what needs to happen with Kickstarter.” In the same interview, the former Bullfrog developer, now at his own studio 22Cans, has said that his great hope is for a playable prototype of Godus in time for Christmas.
Steam unveils the Big Picture mode with controller-themed sale
If you’ve been using the latest Beta version of Steam, then you’ll no doubt have been aware of the Big Picture mode for a while already.
Darksiders 2’s ‘Lord Belial’ DLC appears this week
Season Pass holders for THQ and Vigil Games’ Darksiders 2 will receive the next segment of DLC for the game tomorrow (or 5 December in Europe).
Humble THQ Bundle boosts troubled company’s share price
The recently-launched Humble Bundle consisting of highlights from THQ’s back catalogue has provided a confidence boost to the company’s struggling share price.
Sleepy time with Sam: Splinter Cell Blacklist’s non-lethal takedowns
Sam Fisher is a master of poking you in your nerve-holes and making you fall over, which is why he’s the star of Splinter Cell and not, say, a baker, or something.
Endless Space is free to play for this weekend
From right now until 1pm (Pacific Time) on Sunday, the 4X-styled strategy title Endless Space is free to download and play on Steam.
Ed McMillen demystifies the Binding of Isaac remake project
Binding of Isaac creator Edmund McMillen has taken it upon himself to compile a helpful list of features and details about the forthcoming remake project for his game, which should clear up most (if not all) the queries people have about it.
Primal Carnage’s latest DLC offers you some new dino-skins to wear
If you’ve got $2 USD burning a virtual hole in your virtual pocket, and you wish that instead of having pockets you could just dress up like a dinosaur, then this new mini-DLC offering for Primal Carnage may be the answer to your cosplay dreams.
Lucky thirteen: latest batch of games to be Greenlit on Steam
Hopefully you’re a fan of werewolves, European trucks or outer space, because all of those things are represented in this latest collection of thirteen games to make it through Steam’s Greenlight system.
Grim Dawn developers update on progress towards Alpha
Crate Entertainment has issued another ‘State of the Game’ post on the Grim Dawn forums, updating people with the title’s general progress and momentum towards an Alpha release.
Credits, Cobras and Crowd-Funding: David Braben tells us about Elite: Dangerous
At the time of writing, Frontier Developments’ attempt to Kickstart a new entry in the venerable and classic Elite series is heading towards £600,000 GBP of a £1.25 million GBP target.
Your vision is augmented: Deus Ex texture mod released
After five years of hard re-texturing work, the ‘New Vision’ mod for the original Deus Ex has been released in its final form.