While there wasn’t a big announcement about it, the ever popular Half-Life became available for Mac and Linux users just a few days ago. If you already own the game and sign into Steam it will prompt a new download, and although the Half-Life Complete pack is still Windows only, the original Half-Life is now available for Mac and Linux. Today Counter-Strike 1.6 is now available for Mac and for Linux. [...]
At long last, Sega and Double Fine have confirmed that Ron Gilbert‘s charmingly brilliant platform puzzler, The Cave, will be released next week. Specifically, the game is due to hit North America on January 22nd and Europe on January 23rd, retailing for $14.99/ €12.99/£9.99 from the Playstation Network and the Wii U eShop. On January 23rd, the game makes its Steam debut for $14.99/ €12.99/£9.99, while the Xbox 360 version of the [...]
Well, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show certainly kicked off with a bang. At the show, GPU manufacturer Nvidia unveiled Project Shield; the first attempt by the Californian company to create first-party designed gaming handheld. Besides being a complete surprise, the handheld brings with it a raft of tantalizing possibilities. We’ve got all the details for you (including a real-time tech demo) after the break.
Reflecting on the events of what has been a tumultuous 2012 in a ‘state of the Polytron‘ blog post, Fez designer Phil Fish let loose the little detail that his perspective switching platform adventure will land on other platforms sometime this year. Speaking on the matter, Fish says; “For one, FEZ will finally be ported to other platforms. Yes, I’ve heard you, dozens of people emailing me everyday telling me how much of an [...]
Double Fine and SEGA have released a couple of new trailers for Ron Gilbert‘s superlative looking co-op adventure, The Cave. Between the two trailers, we get an extended glimpse at the Adventurer, Knight and Time Traveler, The Hillbilly, Scientist, Monk and The Twins. The game continues to look rather brilliant too and very early contender for downloadable game of 2013. Yep, that’s right. Feel the hyperbole rushing into you. See what we mean after the break.
How about this for a Billy Bargain then? The entirety of the Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War franchise can be had on Steam for less than ten bucks ($9.99/£8.74). That meager price gives you the following portions of Warhammer 40K themed RTS bliss: Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War Game of the Year Edition Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Soulstorm Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – Winter Assault Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War – [...]
And it looks freakin’ awesome! Want more info on GOD MODE? Ok, here we go: 4 player online action, horde mode style gameplay where it’s you and your friends vs. the world, customizable characters, earn XP and gold to further customize and upgrade your characters, dynamic modifiers to change the game as you play resulting in games that are pretty much never the same! You sold on it yet? I [...]
The id Software wasteland first person shooter RAGE, released in October of last year to pretty solid reviews, has finally let loose some new DLC today. This incredibly timely bit of DLC, entitled The Scorchers, is an all new adventure spanning six all new areas where you fight with all new allies, defending a settlement from all new enemies. It also features an all new season of Mutant Bash TV, [...]
Classic Sega Saturn title NiGHTS into Dreams, has made its bow on Steam after receiving a HD lick of a paint in the earlier released XBLA and PSN editions of the game. Taking its cues from the recently released console versions of the game, the uniquely styled flying game is currently sat on the $9.99 mark, but with the forthcoming annual end of year Steam sale looming large, I’d wouldn’t be at [...]