So Steam’s foray into being a pseudo console starts today with Big Picture, basically a mode of Steam that’s optimized to work on a tv. Just plug your laptop or computer into a TV and you can use Steam with a controller and play games in your living room. While this isn’t exceptionally thrilling, especially since there was nothing stopping you from using Steam on your TV before, it is [...]
SEGA have just now released a trailer for Ron Gilbert‘s The Cave; a downloadable puzzle platformer adventure where you must use lateral thinking to conquer a veritable smorgasbord of brain teasing conundrums. Besides showcasing some of the gameplay, the primary focus of this trailer is on the different characters that the player can play as in addition to their rather divergent personas. As it turns out, we were quite charmed by it ourselves when we went hands on with [...]
This months Humble Bundle isn’t an Indie Bundle at all, but a THQ bundle full of seven AAA titles from developer THQ, along with their soundtracks. Pay as much as you want for: Darksiders, Metro 2033, Red Faction: Armageddon, Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts and Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor. And if you exceed the current average price (Currently that’s only $5.40) you also get Saints Row the [...]
Julian Gollop. Is that a name that rings with any recognition in your head? No? Well, it should be. Mr. Gollop, who has in all likelihood been programming games longer than you’ve been able to play them, was one of the co-creator’s behind XCOM: Enemy Unknown. The 1994 original that is and not the recently released and really quite brilliant effort from Firaxis Games. Today the long-time strategy developer has [...]
A new Indie Royale Bundle is up for grabs, this time with five vaguely Halloween themed games: Sam & Max: The Devil’s Playhouse, Home, Pathologic, MacGuffin’s Curse, and EvilQuest. Some for Steam and others for Desura. Check it out over at Indie Royale. And this time, the top contributor gets a special prize: the HOME: Old-School Collector’s Edition, which is the physical game with mapping tools, game manuals, some artifacts (like a floppy disk) and [...]
Sleeping Dogs, the very awesome titles from United Front Games, is currently the Weekend Deal on Steam. You can pick up the title for a literal hair under $25 and grab all the DLC for just under $20. If you’re only interested in discounted DLC, the packs on sale are: Retro Triad Pack, Red Envelope Pack, Top Dog Silver Pack, Top Dog Gold Pack, and the High Roller Pack. And, [...]
Dwarfs?!, the quote-unquote “annoyingly addictive little game of dwarves, mining, gold and monsters,” is now free to play for every Steam user who’s ever steamed. Tripwire Interactive and Power of 2 were proud of the $9.99 title sitting in the top ten for many months on end, but are even happier to announce now that the game is affordable for everyone to enjoy.
Abe’s Odyssey HD is dead, long live Abe’s Odyssey: New ‘n’ Tasty! As you can tell from my somewhat enthusiastic opener, the game formerly known as Abe’s Odyssey HD has been given a new title this past weekend at the Eurogamer Expo. Click through the jump to see the first released footage for the newly monikered game.