When it came out earlier this year, Dear Esther was something of a revelation; a non-combat, exploration game set in the Outer Hebrides which sought to tell a hugely atmospheric, if not necessarily scary multi-layered narrative. It was also available for just £1.7.4/$2.99 in the Steam Summer Sale; there will be no excuses here. Thankfully, developers The Chinese Room have sore eyes after basking in the glory of one of 2012′s best indie titles [...]
Those of you who bought the titular title, will likely be filled with glee or something to learn that the game has apparently sold enough to warrant a sequel. Not only is Dragon’s Dogma a certified home-run but there is good news across the board for the Japanese publisher/developer as Capcom has reported fairly decent increases in profits for the first financial quarter of the year.
Excellent first-person shooter and tower-defense Sanctum from Coffee Stain Studios is finally coming to Mac! Steam users playing on PC have been enjoying the game since mid-2011, but on August 13th, Mac users of most shapes and sizes will be able to enjoy this hybrid style game of guns and wits. So, yeah! August 13th! Mac users, prepare yourselves! For those without the game, feel free to apply for beta [...]
NIS America have made Character Chowdown available for iOS devices! What does that mean for you? Well, cutesy characters will fill your OLED screen (with cameos from some of your NISA favorites), for one, and two, you can get to learnin’ summa dat Japanese for the low price of free! Katakana characters will only be available to start (for free!), but hiragana and hundreds of kanji will be available for [...]
Just a few weeks ago, competing cloud gaming service Gaikai had found itself under the wing of Sony to the tune of a cool $380 million; leaving observers to question where OnLive would make its home. Well, one place that you’ll certainly see OnLive is on the Android powered Ouya home console, since a deal has been reached between Onlive and Ouya; a hardware venture funded through the popular crowd [...]
You know how with most preorders, you would get a code to unlock/download some item in the game that you ordered? You know how sometimes that item turns out to be absolutely worthless or it was an item you could unlock easily enough without a code? That’s why I’m always excited to see physical items being given away as a bonus with a game preorder, and that is just what [...]